Speech-based conversational interfaces have several potential benefits for farmers and the ICTforAg professionals who support them:
However, chatbots for farmers still calls for empirical understanding for the acceptability and usability of this new type of technology among the farmers population. The research paper, FarmChat: A Conversational Agent to Answer Farmer Queries, set out to fill this gap.
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By applying ozone to cassava starch, a team of researchers in Brazil has managed to produce a more resistant and biodegradable type of plastic that