High Precision Weed Electrocution

How can an automated system be used to selectively and efficiently control weeds on the soil employing electricity as a pesticide?

Project results

The result of this project concerns a Proof of Concept of a small-scale application that controls location-specific weeds through electrocution.

Project team

Gert-Jan van der Wijst, Jelle Adema, Alexander Warkus, Wowa Pavlov, J. Kuznetsov (AIGRO BV), P. Litjens (Plantenkwekerij De Kemp B.V.).

Time frame

February 2020 till July 2020

Research group Agro-Mechatronics

Marcel Roosen

08850 78422
marcel.roosen@fontys.nl

Project manager

Marcel Roosen

08850 78422
marcel.roosen@fontys.nl

Partners

AIGRO BV & Plantenkwekerij "De Kemp" B.V.