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smartphone termite photo setup

A team of researchers in Taiwan has developed software driven by machine learning to accurately identify specimens—both soldiers and workers—of four different termite species. Their goal is to enable smartphone app termite ID for pest management pros and adapt the software’s use to additional species. Shown here is the setup used to capture images of termites via smartphone for training the identification program. (Image originally published in Huang et al 2021, Journal of Economic Entomology)

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