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of its extensive know-how of the agricultural sector and of high-tech industry.
At the current time, all
worldwide is carried out by hand. Nevertheless, the number of hand pickers is becoming fewer by the year, whilst the price of manual labour continues to rise.
Selective harvesting means picking that part of the crop which is sufficiently large or ripe without harvesting (or damaging) those crops which are not ripe enough or too small, so that these can be picked at a later time. Here are a few examples of crops which can be selectively harvested: asparagus, mushrooms, paprika, tomatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, melons, blueberries, raspberries and apples. Selective harvesting therefore differs from full harvesting. Examples of crops in the latter category include potatoes, cereals, maize, sugar beet and soya beans.
Various crops which must all be selectively harvested.