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Grapegrowers around the world soon may be able to put away their old-fashioned straw scarecrows, acres of netting and plaster-cast owls. High tech is about to save their grapes. A Canadian company has developed the iScarecrow, a sophisticated bird-deterrent system that uses screeching robots to frighten away hungry birds intent on eating their way through vineyards full of ripened grapes.
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