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IJAT Vol.8 No.2 pp. 238-242
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2014.p0238
(2014)

Paper:

Mobile Quality Evaluation Robot for Making Agricultural Products Traceable

Mitsuji Monta and Kazuhiko Namba

Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science, Okayama University, 1-1-1 Tsushima-naka, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8530, Japan

Received:
October 6, 2013
Accepted:
January 18, 2014
Published:
March 5, 2014
Keywords:
precision farming, quality evaluation, traceability, agricultural robot, image processing
Abstract

A mobile quality evaluation robot has been developed to make agricultural products traceable. The operator moves the robot along a crop line to harvest fruit. The quality of the harvested fruit is evaluated from images taken by a machine vision system mounted on the robot. At the same time, individual plants from which the fruit was collected are identified from the plant numbers of IC tags attached to every one. A field map with information about fruit quality and yield is created based on these data.

Cite this article as:
M. Monta and K. Namba, “Mobile Quality Evaluation Robot for Making Agricultural Products Traceable,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.8, No.2, pp. 238-242, 2014.
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