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1. Detection of plant leaf diseases using image segmentation and soft computing techniques

March 2017
Vijai Singh | A.K. Misra

Agricultural productivity is something on which economy highly depends. This is the one of the reasons that disease detection in plants plays an important role in agriculture field, as having disease...

2. Scientific development of smart farming technologies and their application in Brazil

March 2018
Dieisson Pivoto | Paulo Dabdab Waquil | Edson Talamini | Caroline Pauletto Spanhol Finocchio | Vitor Francisco Dalla Corte | Giana de Vargas Mores

•Provides an overview of Smart Farming in Brazil’ market and in the literature.•Interviews and a bibliometric survey and analysis were used.•Discussions related to SF are presented in an interdisciplinary...

3. Livestock production and population census in Pakistan: Determining their relationship with agricultural GDP using econometric analysis

June 2017
Abdul Rehman | Luan Jingdong | Abbas Ali Chandio | Imran Hussain

•Livestock production and population census in Pakistan.•Agricultural Gross domestic product (AGDP) is explained by eleven explanatory independent variables.•Livestock data were analysed using the OLS...

4. A review of neural networks in plant disease detection using hyperspectral data

September 2018
Kamlesh Golhani | Siva K. Balasundram | Ganesan Vadamalai | Biswajeet Pradhan

5. Computer vision technology in agricultural automation —A review

Available online 27 September 2019
Hongkun Tian | Tianhai Wang | Yadong Liu | Xi Qiao | Yanzhou Li

•Computer vision technology will improve the agricultural automation systems.•Agricultural automation systems will be developed in an intelligent direction.•Computer vision technology will provide suggestions...

6. Recent developments and trends in thermal blanching – A comprehensive review

June 2017
Hong-Wei Xiao | Zhongli Pan | Li-Zhen Deng | Hamed M. El-Mashad | Xu-Hai Yang | Arun S. Mujumdar | Zhen-Jiang Gao | Qian Zhang

•Examined the purposes of thermal blanching.•Summarized the indicators for assessment of blanching process.•Outlined the principles, applications and limitations of thermal blanching technologies.•Identified...

7. Agricultural information dissemination using ICTs: A review and analysis of information dissemination models in China

March 2016
Yun Zhang | Lei Wang | Yanqing Duan

Over the last three decades, China’s agriculture sector has been transformed from the traditional to modern practice through the effective deployment of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)....

8. Modelling the smart farm

September 2017
Michael J. O'Grady | Gregory M.P. O'Hare

Smart farming envisages the harnessing of Information and Communication Technologies as an enabler of more efficient, productive, and profitable farming enterprises. Such technologies do not suffice...

9. A role of computer vision in fruits and vegetables among various horticulture products of agriculture fields: A survey

Available online 26 July 2019
Mukesh Kumar Tripathi | Dhananjay D. Maktedar

Computer vision is a consistent and advanced technique for image processing, with the propitious outcome, and enormous potential. A computer vision has been strongly adopted in the heterogeneous domain...

10. Enhancing aquaponics management with IoT-based Predictive Analytics for efficient information utilization

September 2019
Divas Karimanzira | Thomas Rauschenbach

•Challenges of enterprise-based aquaponic systems to the classical automation pyramid.•Short comings of SCADA, MES and ERP systems for enterprise aquaponics.•How SCADA, MES and ERP systems can be enhanced...

11. Generating soil salinity, soil moisture, soil pH from satellite imagery and its analysis

Available online 22 August 2019
Mochamad Firman Ghazali | Ketut Wikantika | Agung Budi Harto | Akihiko Kondoh

In an agricultural field, the water content and salt content are defined as soil moisture and soil salinity and have to be estimated precisely. The changing of these two factors can be assessed using...

12. Recognition and classification of paddy leaf diseases using Optimized Deep Neural network with Jaya algorithm

Available online 6 September 2019
S. Ramesh | D. Vydeki

In the agriculture field, one of the recent research topics is recognition and classification of diseases from the leaf images of a plant. The recognition of agricultural plant diseases by utilizing...

13. Solar thermal simulation and applications in greenhouse

March 2018
Morteza Taki | Abbas Rohani | Mostafa Rahmati-Joneidabad

In this study, a comprehensive review focusing on key strategies of energy saving technologies based on simulation of heat and mass transfer and also artificial intelligent for climate controlling is...

14. Improving the prediction accuracy of soil nutrient classification by optimizing extreme learning machine parameters

Available online 21 May 2019
M.S. Suchithra | Maya L. Pai

The soil, Soul of Infinite Life, is the entity responsible for sustaining life on earth. In spite of significant advances in the service sector, agriculture remains the major provider of employment...

15. Transition towards sustainability in agriculture and food systems: Role of information and communication technologies

December 2018
Hamid El Bilali | Mohammad Sadegh Allahyari

•ICTs can contribute to transition towards sustainability in agro-food systems.•ICTs have positive environmental, social and economic impacts on agriculture, food processing, distribution and consumption.•Many...

16. Image based leaf segmentation and counting in rosette plants

June 2019
J. Praveen Kumar | S. Domnic

•Combined approach using Statistical based image enhancement technique, graph based method and Circular Hough Transform is proposed to find the leaf count in plant images.•Statistical based image enhancement...

17. A survey of semantic web technology for agriculture

December 2019
Brett Drury | Robson Fernandes | Maria-Fernanda Moura | Alneu de Andrade Lopes

Semantic web technologies have become a popular technique to apply meaning to unstructured data. They have been infrequently applied to problems within the agricultural domain when compared to complementary...

18. Traceability implementation in food supply chain: A grey-DEMATEL approach

September 2019
Abid Haleem | Shahbaz Khan | Mohd Imran Khan

•Traceability is vital to prevent the food adulteration, fraudulence and food-related disease.•Efficient traceability implementations help to achieve higher consumer satisfaction.•Identified significant...

19. GIS approach for assessment of land suitability for different land use alternatives in semi arid environment in Jordan: Case study (Al Gadeer Alabyad-Mafraq)

March 2019
Safa Mazahreh | Majed Bsoul | Doaa Abu Hamoor

•It is concluded that 89% (18,710 dunum) of the total area could be used for rangeland.•54% of the study area is potentially suitable to for water harvesting techniques.•11% of the total area is not...

20. Environmental impact assessment of chicken meat production using life cycle assessment

December 2016
Talayeh Kalhor | Ali Rajabipour | Asadollah Akram | Mohammad Sharifi

The present study was conducted in Varamin city of Tehran province, Iran. The environmental impact of broiler production at farm gate and chicken meat production at slaughterhouse gate per mass-based...

21. An improved random forest classifier for multi-class classification

December 2016
Archana Chaudhary | Savita Kolhe | Raj Kamal

The paper presents an improved-RFC (Random Forest Classifier) approach for multi-class disease classification problem. It consists of a combination of Random Forest machine learning algorithm, an attribute...

22. Controlling and regulation of integrated aquaponic production systems – An approach for a management execution system (MES)

September 2019
Olaf Witzel | Stefan Wilm | Divas Karimanzira | Daniela Baganz

•Controlling and regulation of integrated aquaponic production systems.•An approach for a management execution system.•Econometric optimization....

23. Sunflower petals: Some physical properties and modeling distribution of their number, dimensions, and mass

June 2018
Amir Hossein Mirzabe | Golam Reza Chegini | Javad Khazaei

Sunflower petal is one of the parts of the sunflower which has drawn attention and has several applications these days. These applications justify getting information about physical properties, mechanical...

24. Soil texture classification using multi class support vector machine

Available online 9 August 2019
Utpal Barman | Ridip Dev Choudhury

The objective of this study is to process the soil images to generate a digital soil classification system for rural farmers at low cost. Soil texture is the main factor to be considered before doing...

25. Greenness identification based on HSV decision tree

October–December 2015
Wenzhu Yang | Sile Wang | Xiaolan Zhao | Jingsi Zhang | Jiaqi Feng

Greenness identification from crop images captured outdoors is the important step for crop growth monitoring. The commonly used methods for greenness identification are based on visible spectral-index,...

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