The RapidPick Harvester™ is an automated picker for microbial and fungal samples in microplates, omnitrays, and petri dishes. It extracts sample plugs from agar or liquid media. Samples are identified via direct camera image or from output files of imagers. It features fully automated sample selection and picking, or manual selection. Options include integration with PlateCrane, media filling, seal application/removal, and incubation.