While world leaders are trying to educate farmers on practices and farming techniques that can help reduce the use of pesticides and fungicides, researchers at the University of Georgia are trying to catch early signs of injured plants by way of sensors. The team here believes that plants, just like other forms of life, cry for help by communicating with other plants and beneficial insects by producing certain chemicals. These chemicals can convey to other plants to produce the same chemical that could, for example, tell wasps that their favorite prey is available.
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With dwindling land and water resources sustainable urban farming becomes an utmost necessity. This is the reason for the adoption of technologies such as hydroponics and aeroponics that ease farming for an urban dweller. Industrial designers Tunjung Larasati and Denny R. Priyatna are trying to make urban farming a fashion trend by designing the NANM+ Bike.