Friday, March 5, 2021

University of Florida Taps Computer Vision to Combat Citrus Disease

University of Florida researchers are developing AI applications for agriculture. And the technology — computer vision for smart sprayers — is now being licensed and deployed in pilot tests by CCI, an agricultural equipment company. The efforts promise to help farmers combat what’s known as “citrus greening,” the disease brought on by bacteria from the Asian citrus psyllid insect hitting farms worldwide.