Artificial intelligence (AI), for one, has become intertwined with agriculture. All of us have studied pollination in school. It is basically the transfer of pollen from one plant to another. Insects are one of the most important pollinators of crops. AI has a new solution where it can track the insect pollinators that are essential to framing. How will this help farmers?
In this exclusive interview, Nabodita Ganguly talks to Malika Ratnayake, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Monash Information Technology. Corresponding author of the paper, “Spatial Monitoring and Insect Behavioural Analysis Using Computer Vision for Precision Pollination”, Ratnayake discusses his research on pollination monitoring, the rise of deep learning in agriculture, and how AI is helping researchers provide meaningful solutions in the field of agriculture.
Produced by Nabodita Ganguly
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