Using AI in Mobile Phone Applications to Identify Plant Disease, Track Insect Infestations, and Improve Food Security
2022 Ashtekar Frontiers of Science
The AI Revolution: Using artificial intelligence for socially responsible science
Presented by David Hughes
Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Global Food Security at Penn State
Plant diseases and pests are massive issues worldwide, especially in developing countries. In this talk, Hughes will discuss his research with PlantVillage, a group that uses the power of technologies such as drones, smart phones, and AI to identify plant diseases and help smallholder farms make informed decisions about their crops.