Have researchers picked a winner with robotic apple harvester?

Vernon Graham
By Vernon Graham
April 28 2021 - 1:00am
ROBOTIC PICKER: A team of researchers from Melbourne's Monash University have developed an autonomous robotic apple picker which can harvest a piece of fruit in seven seconds at full capacity.

University researchers may have found the answer to Australia's chronic shortage of seasonal fruit pickers by developing a robotic apple harvester.

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Vernon Graham

Vernon Graham

National machinery and property writer

Former editor of The Land, former Fairfax Media Agricultural Editor