Agricultural robot for radicchio harvesting

@article{Foglia2006AgriculturalRF,
  title={Agricultural robot for radicchio harvesting},
  author={Mario Massimo Foglia and Giulio Reina},
  journal={Journal of Field Robotics},
  year={2006},
  volume={23}
}
In the last few years, robotics has been increasingly adopted in agriculture to improve productivity and efficiency. This paper presents recent and current work at the Politecnico of Bari, in collaboration with the University of Lecce, in the field of agriculture robotics. A cost effective robotic arm is introduced for the harvesting of radicchio, which employs visual localization of the plants in the field. The proposed harvester is composed of a double four‐bar linkage manipulator and a… 

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