For some, a rose is a symbol of beauty or love. For Shaza Mehdi, it is a connection to her mother, but also a gateway to innovation. Mehdi’s mother, Afshin, grows rose bushes at their Lawrenceville home. But a few years ago, the plants kept getting diseases, ruining the blooms….
That’s how Mehdi came up with PlantMD, a smartphone app that can diagnose a plant disease with the snap of a photo.
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