Singapore’s ‘robo-plants’ fuse nature with tech to help farmers detect crop problems

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Singapore’s ‘robo-plants’ fuse nature with tech to help farmers detect crop problems” – below is their description.

    Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University has come up with a new innovation that could help farmers detect problems in crops early. The “robo-plants” work by attaching electrodes onto it with hydrogel for scientists to monitor signals emitted by the plants. The remote-controlled device can also trigger Venus flytraps to slam shut with a smartphone app.

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