EduAPPLE - Interactive Teaching Tool for Apple Tree Crown Formation



Version 0.4:

Version 0.1:

The application has been tested on Windows 8.1 (64bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), and Linux (64 bit)
Tested GPUs: NVidia Geforce 780 Ti and NVidia Geforce 770

System requirements

  • Windows 8 (64 bit version) or Linux (64 bit version)
  • Decent graphics card with OpenGL 3.3 and OpenCL 1.1-1.2
  • Usable OpenCL implementation must be installed! OpenCL support is usually included in the latest GPU drivers.


  • Kolmanič, Simon, Stanislav Tojnko, Tatjana Unuk, and Štefan Kohek. "The computer‐aided teaching of apple tree pruning and training." Computer Applications in Engineering Education (2017).

  • Strnad, Damjan, and Štefan Kohek. "Novel discrete differential evolution methods for virtual tree pruning optimization." Soft Computing 21, no. 4 (2017): 981-993.

  • Kohek, Štefan, Nikola Guid, Stanislav Tojnko, Tatjana Unuk, and Simon Kolmanič. "EduAPPLE: Interactive teaching tool for apple tree crown formation." HortTechnology 25, no. 2 (2015): 238-246.

Release notes

Version 0.1:

 - First published version.