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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The robot and its electrostatic sprayer will be tested in a lab before they are tested in the field next spring.

Robotic pollinator could decrease reliance on bees

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter June 29, 2022

WSU researchers are creating a robotic pollination system to stabilize the pollination process and decrease farmers’ dependence on bees. The engineering and horticulture science departments will collaborate...

Manoj Karkee, associate professor in WSU’s Department of Biological Systems Engineering, has worked on several projects including a robotic system that selectively prunes fruit tree branches.

Researchers to create robotic system for fruit flower pollination

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 25, 2020

Researchers at WSU and Pennsylvania State University are collaborating to create a robotic system that will artificially pollinate fruit tree flowers due to threats to natural pollination worldwide. The...

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