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Recent Patents on Blueberry Picking

Author(s):

Yudong Bao*, Kai Li, Yanling Zhao, Yanling Guo and Dongbo Qi   Pages 1 - 16 ( 16 )

Abstract:


Background: With demand for blueberries growing, the planting area of blueberries is increasing. However, the main method of piking blueberries is basically the traditional manual piking, so operation of piking is the most time-consuming and laborious in chain of production.

Objective: By analyzing and discussing the patents of equipment of blueberry picking, some valuable conclusions have been drawn to predict the future research and development of equipment of blueberry picking.

Methods: This paper sketches out various current representative patents relevant to equipment of blueberry picking.

Results: Through summarizing a large number of patents about equipment of blueberry picking, the characters of those patents are analyzed and compared, and the further development tendency of equipment of blueberry picking is discussed.

Conclusion: The research on the multifunction, intelligence, versatility of blueberry picking machine is helpful to solve the problems of low efficiency, low quality and poor versatility

Keywords:

Blueberry, blueberry picking, blueberry piker, patents, picking efficiency, picking quality.

Affiliation:

School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Harbin University of Science and Technology, Harbin 150080, School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Harbin University of Science and Technology, Harbin 150080, School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Harbin University of Science and Technology, Harbin 150080, College of Mechanical and Electronical Engineering, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin 150040, School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Harbin University of Science and Technology, Harbin 150080



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