The Phoenix robot, with its arm-mounted sheathed power saw (green) visible at the top of the photo

According to Germany's University of Hohenheim, about 80 percent of the fruit trees in that country aren't regularly pruned – despite the fact that doing so makes them structurally stronger and more resistant to disease. That's why a team at the university is creating a robot to do the job.

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Category: Robotics, Technology

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