Handbook of Precision Agriculture

Principles and Applications
 
 
Food Products Press,U.S.
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 6. September 2006
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 683 Seiten
978-1-56022-954-4 (ISBN)
 
A comprehensive guide to basic principles and technologies, crop-specific applications, integrative strategies, economic and environmental concerns, and the various trends in precision agriculture in different regions of the world. It provides basic guidelines and recommendations for implementing precision farming worldwide.
  • Englisch
  • Abingdon
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 245 mm
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  • Breite: 236 mm
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  • Dicke: 46 mm
  • 1140 gr
978-1-56022-954-4 (9781560229544)
1560229543 (1560229543)
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- About the Editor

- Contributors

- Foreword (M. S. Swaminathan)

- Preface

- Acknowledgments

- PART I: PRINCIPLES, TECHNOLOGIES, AND MANAGEMENT ISSUES

- Chapter 1. Precision Agriculture: An Overview (Ancha Srinivasan)

- Introduction

- Basics of Precision Agriculture

- Tools for Implementation of Precision Agriculture

- Current Status, Uncertainties, and Future Trends

- Epilogue

- Chapter 2. The Role of Technology in the Emergence and Current Status of Precision Agriculture (John V. Stafford)

- The Beginnings of Precision Agriculture

- The Basis for Precision Agriculture: Information Technology

- Spatial Location

- Basics of GPS

- Information Acquisition: Sensors

- Crop Condition

- Weed Detection

- Grain Yield

- Grain Quality

- Environment

- Assembling and Interpreting Information

- Utilizing Information: Application and Control

- Agrochemicals

- Patch Spraying: Philosophy of Approach

- Fertilizers

- The Role of Precision Agriculture in the Future of Agriculture-Technological Developments

- Chapter 3. Soil Sensors for Precision Farming (Sakae Shibusawa)

- Introduction

- Current Developments and Use of Soil Sensors

- Future Development and Prospects

- Conclusions

- Chapter 4. Site-Specific Nutrient Management: Objectives, Current Status, and Future Research Needs (Silvia Haneklaus and Ewald Schnug)

- Introduction

- Origins of SSNM

- Data Sources for SSNM

- Decision Making for SSNM

- SSNM for Different Nutrient Sources

- Interaction of SSNM with Other PA Measures in the Field

- Quality Aspects

- Economic, Ecological, and Social Impacts of SSNM

- Future Research Needs

- Chapter 5. Precision Water Management: Current Realities, Possibilities, and Trends (Carl R. Camp, E. John Sadler, and Robert G. Evans)

- Introduction

- Current Status

- Irrigation Application and System Control

- Auxiliary System Components

- Management Zones

- Applications and Justifications

- Current Trends

- Cost-Benefit Issues

- Future Directions

- Conclusions

- Chapter 6. Site-Specific Weed Management (Roland Gerhards and Svend Christensen)

- Introduction

- Weed Distribution in the Field

- Stability of Weed Populations

- Weed Monitoring

- Decision Making

- Site-Specific Herbicide Application

- Site-Specific Weed Control

- Future Directions

- Chapter 7. Site-Specific Management of Crop Diseases (Karsten D. Bjerre, Lise N. Jørgensen, and Jørgen E. Olesen)

- Introduction

- The Disease Management Arena

- IPM Strategies for Disease Control

- Site-Specific Disease Control: The Next Step in the Evolution of Disease Management

- Effects of Diseases and Spatial Variability on Crop Growth

- Technology for Site-Specific Disease Management

- Perspectives

- Chapter 8. Site-Specific Management of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes (Robert A. Dunn, Jimmy R. Rich, and Richard E. Baird)

- Introduction

- General Nematode Biology

- Diagnosing Nematode Problems

- Principles of Nematode Management?Nonchemical

- Nematicides

- Variable-Rate Nematicide Application

- Chapter 9. Site-Specific Measurement and Management of Grain Quality (Piet Reyns, Josse De Baerdemaeker, Ludo Vanongeval, and Maarten Geypens)

- Introduction

- Quality Factors and Their Measurement

- On-Line Quality Measurements

- Influence of Plant Nutrition on the Qualit

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