Zare’s $1.2 Million Award Brings Machine Learning to Plant Root Science – ECE Florida News

A team of researchers from ECE Florida and IFAS has received a $1.2M grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that combines machine learning, hyperspectral cameras, and minirhizotron tubes to study root systems of plants over time. The project, “SiTS: Hyperspectral Signals in the Soil,” is headed by ECE researcher Dr. Alina Zare and includes: Dr. Sanjeev Koppal from ECE, and Drs. Chris Wilson and Diane Rowland from Agronomy and Stefan Gerber from Soil and Water Sciences in IFAS.

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By Jimmy Anuszewski


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Posted: November 19, 2020


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