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Protecting the Pacific’s endangered marine species using artificial intelligence

November 16, 2021

The pelagic ocean covers over 50% of the planet’s surface and many of the species that call it home travel thousands of miles each year, seeking food and suitable nursery grounds. Some of these species end up in your favorite sushi -- like ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: #AI, #aiatuf, Artificial Intelligence, Commercial Fishing, Endangered Species, Fisheries, NOAA, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences

UF cattle scientists use AI to improve quality and quantity of meat, dairy

August 30, 2021

For a century, researchers have tracked genetic traits to find out which cattle produce more and better milk and meat. Now, two University of Florida scientists will use artificial intelligence to analyze millions of bits of genetic data to ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Livestock
Tags: #aiatuf, Animal Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Cattle, Cool, Dairy, Fernanda Rezende, Genetics, Genome, HiPerGator, Meat, Production, Raluca Mateescu

Robots may eventually help kill weeds that impede strawberry yield

June 9, 2021

BALM, Fla. --- Think of University of Florida scientists Nathan Boyd and Arnold Schumann a bit like surgeons. Except in this case, their operating room is a strawberry field. With their research, Boyd and Schumann hope to eventually help ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management
Tags: #aiatuf, Algorithm, Arnold Schumann, Artificial Intelligence, Citrus Research And Education Center, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Horticultural Sciences, Nathan Boyd, Precision Agriculture, Robots, Soil And Water Sciences, Spraying, Strawberries, Weeds

Genetic testing shows some ‘Touch-Me-Not’ flowers resist deadly disease

May 3, 2021

BALM, Fla. – If you’re impatient for impatiens, a University of Florida scientist has good news for you: Some varieties of the popular flower resist the deadly downy mildew disease better than others. Many people love to plant impatiens ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease
Tags: #aiatuf, Artificial Intelligence, Breeder, Detection, Down Mildew, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Impatiens, Ornamental, Pathogen, Plants, Zhanao Deng

AI could reduce the amount farmers spray to control strawberry pest

April 27, 2021

Artificial intelligence that might use smartphone images could lead to more accurate, early detection of a pest that ruins strawberries, a $300 million dollar-a-year industry in Florida. University of Florida scientists have developed a smartphone ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Pests & Disease
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Control, Damage, Daniel Lee, Deep Learning, Detection, Detection Box, Entomology And Nematology, Environment, Images, Mites, Oscar Liburd, Smartphone, Spray, Strawberries, Twospotted Spider Mite, USDA-NIFA

AI may help UF researchers identify crop-destroying nematodes

April 14, 2021

Parasitic nematodes cause $125 billion in agricultural damage around the world each year, but University of Florida scientists hope to alleviate some of that destruction. To do so, UF researchers will use artificial intelligence (AI) to ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Pests & Disease
Tags: #aiatuf, Algorithm, Alina Zare, Artificial Intelligence, Billy Crow, Biological Control, Citrus Research And Education Center, Crops, Damage, Entomology And Nematology, Identification, Marchine-learning, Nematicides, Nematode Assay Lab, Nematodes, Peter DiGennaro

UF scientists use AI technology to breed better-tasting strawberries

April 7, 2021

A tastier strawberry may come from a computer. New University of Florida research shows artificial intelligence can help scientists breed more flavor into the fruit. Consumer panels are the tried-and-true method for UF researchers to gauge ... READ MORE

Tags: #aiatuf, Algorithm, Aroma, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Breeding, Computer, Flavor, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Horticultural Sciences, Sensation, Strawberries, Taste Panels, UF Sensory Lab, Vance Whitaker, Volatiles

UF researchers use AI datasets to track feral pigs, minimize disease risk

March 25, 2021

Feral pigs cost the agriculture industry at least $1.5 billion in damage, disease and control costs around the United States annually, running rampant on large swaths of grazing lands. The swine root in soil and eat most everything in sight. Farmers ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Pests & Disease
Tags: #aiatuf, Artificial Intelligence, Cameras, Cattle, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Datasets, Diseases, Feral Pigs, Hogs, Infection, Movements, Photos, Population, Ranch, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Samantha Wisely, Swine, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
Coffee plants in the field

Florida-grown coffee? How UF scientists are using AI to serve up the possibilities

March 8, 2021

Most of the world’s coffee is grown in tropical regions. However, a changing climate could allow coffee to grow farther north — for example, in Florida. To understand how that might work, scientists with the University of Florida are already ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #aiatuf, Agronomy, Artificial Intelligence, Coffee, News, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Soil And Water Sciences

UF researchers to use AI to predict how hurricanes spread invasive plants

March 8, 2021

Scientists project hurricane intensity and frequency will increase with climate change. That leads researchers to want to better predict how storms will disperse and establish nonnative plant invaders. Knowing where invasive plants spread will ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species
Tags: #aiatuf, Agronomy, Artificial Intelligence, Dispersal, Ecology, Herbert Wertheim College Of Engineering, Hurricanes, Hyperspectral Imaging, Invasive Plants, Luke Flory, Nonnative Plants, Seeds, Spores

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