Plantix is a mobile application with the mission to make agriculture more sustainable.
Plantix is designed to diagnose disease in crops. By sending a picture of your crop, the Crop Doctor will help solve the problem. The android phone is turned into a mobile crop doctor. With just a photo, the Plantix application diagnosis infected crops and offers treatments for any pest, disease or nutrient deficiency problem.
The application is designed to benefit best farming practices, preventative measures and has a fertilizer calculator. It also contains a weekly action plan aligned with various crops and conditions.For more read:
Monash University researchers have developed an apple-picking robot that displayed a better than 85 per cent success rate in field trials.It seeks to "address chronic labour shortages Australia’s agricultural sector is experiencing brought on by COVID-19, as well as tackling the future food crisis."“Our developed vision system can not only positively identify apples in a tree within its range in an outdoors orchard environment by means of deep learning, but also identify and categorise obstacles [for]... the "optimum trajectory for apple extraction" said research lead Dr Chao Chen.Source: https://www.aumanufacturing.com.au/monash-researchers-develop-robot-apple-harvester