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Agricultural robot may be ‘game changer’ for crop growers, breeders

Published February 28, 2017

A robot under development at the University of Illinois automates the labor-intensive process of crop phenotyping, enabling scientists to scan crops and match genetic data with the highest-yielding plants. Agricultural and biological engineering professor Girish Chowdhary, right, is working on the $3.1 million project, along with postdoctoral researcher Erkan Kayacan. Read more at the Illinois News Bureau

 

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