Russia: Robot grows cucumber and rocket

Local Novosibirsk enthusiasts have designed a robot for crossing rocket and cucumbers. The design was carried out by the Robot League company.

The specialists from Novosibirsk have constructed a robotic greenhouse, named FarmDroid, which takes care of seedlings. The robot is capable of providing growing trays with plants.

rocket was the first type of experimental seedlings. The engineers say that to start the process, one should drop the seeds in the greenhouse and pick the element to be planted on the menu. The robot knows when it needs to water the seeds, how fast the vegetables will grow and how it can determine the level of the grown seedlings.

The robot can grow practically everything: from tomatoes to lettuce. It requires the microclimate parameters, temperature and humidity, to grow the seedlings. The greenhouse can be installed in private households too, it costs 4-5 thousand euros.


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