Machine (IMAGE) American Society of Agronomy Caption A computerized particle analyzer, pictured here, can count seeds as accurately as hand counting. The tabletop instrument uses a camera to scan and count seeds that travel past on a conveyor belt. Credit Matthew Bertucci Usage Restrictions For use with story only. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.