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05:50  24 june  2019
05:50  24 june  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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For centuries, rice farmers in Asia have used ducks as a natural alternative to pesticides, letting the animals roam in their fields to eat insects and tear up The Aigamo robot is named after the breed of duck used in the modern version of this ancient practice. (You can read more about how rice and

While paddling around in flooded paddy fields, ducks tear up weeds and snack on insects, with their manure even acting as additional fertilizer. The Aigamo robot is named after the breed of duck used in the modern version of this ancient practice. (You can read more about how rice and duck farming

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For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy -- they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful chemicals.

And now, a Nissan technician might have an alternative when fowl isn't an option.

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies He's testing a robot 'duck' that roams rice paddies, muddying the water to prevent weeds from getting enough sunlight to grow -- it's really a Roomba (and a cute one at that) for watery fields.

Although it's a personal project, it's fully realized with GPS, a WiFi connection and solar power to minimize its environmental impact.

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Fifteen kilometres south east of Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, ducks are surveying the rice paddies . They eat insects that are pests on the rice and also carry

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Nissan hasn't signaled intentions to mass-produce the robot. It does support the technician's efforts, though, so it may just be a matter of time before you see this adorable bot patrolling paddies.

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies As it stands, robots like this might be particularly helpful for Japan. The country's interest in worker robots is spurred in part by a declining population and resulting staff shortages.

Roboducks like this could take care of large rice farms without requiring as many workers.

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