Robotics and Automation for Improving Agriculture - Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science 44 (Hardback)Prof John Billingsley (author of contributions,editor), Prof Pal Johan From (author of contributions), Dr Lars Grimstad (author of contributions), Dr Christopher Wiegman (author of contributions), Dr Santosh Pitla (author of contributions), Prof Scott Shearer (author of contributions), Prof Yael Edan (author of contributions), Dr Ron Berenstein (author of contributions), Prof Stefano Carpin (author of contributions)
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Chapters summarise developments in location and guidance systems, GPS technologies, machine vision, navigation, actuation, communication and control technologies. The second part of the book discusses deploying these techniques to save labour, improve precision, speed and efficiency in agricultural operations.
Chapters review the state of the art on the use of agricultural robots in planting, crop monitoring, spraying, irrigation and weed management. There are also reviews of orchard management and harvesting, harvesting of soft fruit and in-field grading of harvested produce. Other chapters cover the application of robotics in the livestock sector.
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited
Number of pages: 326
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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