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AI-Pruning - AI supported pruning using the example of sore pruning in steep vineyards on the Moselle

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Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Verkehr, Landwirtschaft und Weinbau

Federal State



Stiftsstraße 9
55116 Mainz

Website: External link to the authority

Project Title

AI-Pruning - AI supported pruning using the example of sore pruning in steep vineyards on the Moselle

Project description

Pruning is one of the most complicated, time-consuming, expensive and critical jobs for
winemakers, it is crucial for the long-term development of any vineyard. In order to avoid
mistakes, this work is still carried out manually by experienced specialists. Pruning in regard with
sap routes is a new development that combines numerous ecological and economic advantages
and efficiently counteracts the consequences of climate change. If this method could be used
properly by unskilled workers, the management costs would be significantly reduced.
The aim is to reduce costs and increase the efficiency of vineyard management through the
innovative use of artificial intelligence in the context of digitization in viticulture. Personnel are
equipped with smart glasses that record every vine from the wearer's perspective without any
restrictions in freedom of movement, analyze them using AI and project suggestions for the cuts
to be made into the field of vision.
The application field is pruning in regard with sap routes in steep slopes, where the positive
ecological and economic effects as well as the techn

Final report

Results and the Final report will be found here, as soon as the project is completed.

Key words

  • Farming practice/activity
  • Pest/disease control
  • Soil
  • Genetic resource
  • Water
  • Biodiversity
  • Policy and nature conservation/management
  • climate change

Main funding source

Rural development 2014-2020

OG contact information

GDV Gesellschaft für geografische Datenverarbeitung mbH
Neisser Straße 4
55218 Ingelheim

Phone: 06132 71480

Email: huebener@gdv.com

Type of OG partners

  • Farmer
  • Farmer
  • Farmer

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