Artificial Intelligence for plant disease diagnosis and real-time monitoring of pest and diseases
ICRISAT are joining forces with technology solution providers such as German startup Progressive Environmental and Agricultural Technologies (PEAT) to benefit smallholder farmers. Hear how ICRISAT are collaborating with PEAT on Plantix, a smartphone app. Plantix uses deep learning and automatic image recognition to detect pests, diseases, identify nutrient deficiencies and monitor crop health across regions. Dr Rupavatharam will also share ICRISAT's recent work on using AI to monitor an invasive pest on maize crops that was introduced for the first time India.
Dr Srikanth Rupavatharam, Scientist (Digital Agriculture)
Patancheru, Hyderabad, Telangana - 502324, India
+91 40 30713090