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Automated classification of tropical shrub species

Researchers have developed a hybrid ‘leaf shape’ and machine learning approach to build an automated identification system for tropical shrubs.

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Miraemiliana Murat, Siow-Wee Chang, Arpah Abu, Hwa Jen Yap, Kien-Thai Yong
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Ecomorphological characterization of murines and non-arvicoline cricetids (Rodentia) from south-western Europe since the latest Middle Miocene to the Mio-Pliocene boundary (MN 7/8–MN13)
Ecology Paleontology
Ana R. Gomez Cano, Yuri Kimura, Fernando Blanco, Iris Menéndez, María A. Álvarez-Sierra, Manuel Hernández Fernández
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Rootstock influence on iron uptake responses in Citrus leaves and their regulation under the Fe paradox effect
Agricultural Science Ecology Plant Science
Mary-Rus Martinez-Cuenca, Amparo Primo-Capella, Ana Quiñones, Almudena Bermejo, Maria Angeles Forner-Giner
25 September
Diversity of cultivated aerobic poly-hydrolytic bacteria in saline alkaline soils
Microbiology
Dimitry Y. Sorokin, Tatiana V. Kolganova, Tatiana V. Khijniak, Brian E. Jones, Ilya V. Kublanov
25 September
Bacterial community associated with worker honeybees (Apis mellifera) affected by European foulbrood
Ecology Entomology Microbiology Veterinary Medicine Zoology
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Tomas Erban, Ondrej Ledvinka, Martin Kamler, Bronislava Hortova, Marta Nesvorna, Jan Tyl, Dalibor Titera, Martin Markovic, Jan Hubert
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Selected nutritional habits of teenagers associated with overweight and obesity
Nutrition Pediatrics Public Health
182 views · 14 downloads
Magdalena Zalewska, Elżbieta Maciorkowska
22 September
Filtering out parasites: sand crabs (Lepidopa benedicti) are infected by more parasites than sympatric mole crabs (Emerita benedicti)
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