How can food industries select bananas at the right stage of ripeness for making various kinds of products? Easy, say researchers from Coimbatore. They have trained a machine learning algorithm to do just that.
Cardamom exports from India have suffered from rejection due to presence of fertilisers. Stanley Johnson and a team from the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore has a suggestion to save cardamom from insect pests without leaving pesticide residues on the product.