Commercialisation of precision agriculture technologies in the macadamia industry

Rees, Steven and Dunn, Mark and Werkman, Peter and McCarthy, Cheryl (2009) Commercialisation of precision agriculture technologies in the macadamia industry. Project Report. University of Southern Queensland, National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture , Toowoomba, Australia. [Report]

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Abstract

A prototype vision-based yield monitor has been developed for the macadamia industry. The system estimates yield for individual trees by detecting nuts and their harvested location. The technology was developed by the National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture, University of Southern Queensland for the purpose of reducing labour and costs in varietal assessment trials where yield for individual trees are required to be measured to indicate tree performance. The project was commissioned by Horticulture Australia Limited.


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Item Type: Report (Project Report)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit. Author retains copyright
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2013 04:53
Last Modified: 04 May 2016 02:46
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australia; macadamia industry; yields; calculations; monitoring
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0909 Geomatic Engineering > 090905 Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070105 Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing > 080106 Image Processing
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/23247

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