Research

Hyperweeding

Abstract

Vision-guided weed identification. Robotic gimbal control of sprayer or laser to eradicate weeds

Description

A field-ready device is being developed equipped with cameras and a computer running software to detect weeds growing amongst crops.

A gimbal is controlled by the computer to rotate a spray gun or high-power laser to focus on the weeds and eradicate them without affecting the crop or soil.

Funding Body

Syngenta

Lead Organisation

Syngenta

Partners

Manchester University, Syngenta, G's

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