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This video shows the automated
processing of cuttings using the Rombomatic robot. The robot is
specially designed for decorative plants and trees. It automates the
entire planting process including critical judgment of plant quality.
► Stem cuttings from the mother plant are manually
placed in clamps.
► The stem cuttings are automatically moved to the robot modules.
► The cuttings pass a camera.
► Using the camera image, the system determines if the cuttings are
suitable for further propagation.
► The robot
clips the cuttings from the stem.
► The robot plants the cutting at the exact desired angle and direction in
a pot or tray.
► The robot rotates the leaves into position (the leaves are positioned so that they
Application of the Rhizopon AA rooting
► The robot dips the basal end of the cuttings into
the Rhizopon AA rooting powder
Moving the pots
► The robot moves the pots to the greenhouse
► Notice where the pots go under mister heads.
These heads can be used to apply the rooting solutions by the Spray Drip Down Method.
► The robot acts like an expert in the greenhouse.
► All cuttings are properly prepared.
► The Rhizopon AA rooting hormone powders are
uniformly applied to all the cuttings.
► The robot produces better plants using lower costs in a friendly work
Still photos from the video (pdf.):
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Rhizopon b.v. article on how the Robot is programmed to use the Rhizopon plant rooting technology:
For information in English
visit the Hortus USA website
Robomatic Video from www.jentjens.nl