Digital twins for greenhouses: Interview in Greenhouse Canada

Here’s a piece on “What the future brings: Exploring sustainable solutions for greenhouse adaptation and survival” by J. Lynn Fraser in Greenhouse Canada, in which I briefly talk about the future of food autonomy being digital and how digital twinning should be approached in industry settings (pages 22-24):

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Especially as we’re nearing the tentative deadline of the UN’s current SDGs (2030), we, computer and systems scientists need to put more effort into the indicators that require digital capabilities, such as 2.4.1 (Proportion of agricultural area under productive and sustainable agriculture) and 13.2.2 (Total greenhouse gas emissions per year), just to mention a few.