MECHANIZATION IN AGRICULTURE

Digital technology for determining quality indicators and classification of apple fruits based on computer vision and deep learning

  • 1 Kazakh National Agrarian Research University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Abstract

This article examines the use of computer vision and deep learning to automatically determine key quality indicators of apples, enhancing product quality. It describes a digital method for measuring apple size, ripeness, and variety classification using an automated optoelectronic system, achieving an accuracy of at least 86%. Advantages, limitations, and potential productivity benefits for Kazakhstan’s apple production are discussed. An algorithm developed with OpenCV in Python analyzes apple images to determine diameter, height, surface area, red color proportion, and external defects. Tested on “Sinap Almaty” apples, the method measures linear dimensions, crosssectional area, and redness percentage.

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