Precision agriculture technologies for the Australian nut industries

McCarthy, Alison and Jensen, Troy (2012) Precision agriculture technologies for the Australian nut industries. In: 3rd Australian Nut Industry Research Forum (ANIC 2012) , 21 Sep 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

Dr Troy Jensen and Dr Alison McCarthy will present an overview of precision agriculture projects undertaken at the National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA) in the Australian Nut Industry. NCEA's research has included a machine vision-based yield monitor for macadamia nuts and geo-referencing in orchards. NCEA's research experience in other industries with potential application to the nut industry include site-specific sensing, automated irrigation application and machine vision-based weed and pest detection and management.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Lecture)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright Australian Nut Industry Council.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2013 23:23
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 03:18
Uncontrolled Keywords: university; Australia; nut industry
Fields of Research : 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070103 Agricultural Production Systems Simulation
09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091302 Automation and Control Engineering
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22051

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