Mechanical Harvest of Fresh Market Apples Progress over the Past Decades

This book presents the progress, changes, and evolvement for apple mechanical harvest during the past decades, which include, but not limited to, bulky harvest method, harvest platform, apple infield sorting, and harvest robotics. Though there are significant progresses in apple harvest robotics, th...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Zhang, Zhao (Editor), Zhang, Zhaohua (Editor), Igathinathane, Cannayen (Editor), Wang, Yingkuan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Nature Singapore 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
Series:Smart Agriculture
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Technology evolvement in mechanical harvest of fresh market apples
  • Design, test, and improvement of a low-cost fresh market apple harvest-assist unit
  • Economic evaluation of a low-cost fresh market apple harvest-assist unit
  • Ergonomic analysis of a low-cost fresh market apple harvest-assist unit
  • Development, evaluation and improvement of apple infield grading and sorting systems
  • Development, test, and improvement of an infield use bin filler
  • Economic analysis of an apple harvest and infield sorting machine
  • Comparison and evaluation of apple harvesting process under different harvest methods.