Space Robotic Technologies for Plant Grafting

 

UK Partners: Prof Xiu YAN, University of Strathclyde

Chinese Partners: Dr Zhiyuan YU, China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology; Dr Yue SHEN, Jiangsu University; Dr Chaochun ZHANG, China Agriculture University; Dr. Xiaoyong SUN, Shandong Agricultural University

Project Summary: 

The project aims to gain better scientific understanding of grafting process for Chinese farmers, then develop a cost effective and efficient grafting robotic system by exploiting space robotic technologies available within the consortium.