Crop-counting robot earns top recognition at leading robotics conference

| July 5, 2018

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Today's crop breeders are trying to boost yields while also preparing crops to withstand severe weather and changing climates. To succeed, they must locate genes for high-yielding, hardy traits in crop plants DNA. A robot developed by the University of Illinois to find those proverbial needles in the haystack was recognized by the best systems paper award at Robotics: Science and Systems, the preeminent robotics conference held last week in Pittsburgh.

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