Developing robots that fight slugs: MSRBot, the Impaler

Autonomous technology could offer a solution to slug control in field scale cropping. After three years of development the MSRBot can hunt down slugs and then impales them

13 Jul 2020

Two young scientists have been working on the MSRBot project in Germany since 2016. The concept relies on image processing to track and hunt slugs, and when it does the autonomous vehicle kills the little crop munchers.