World Congress of Computers in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Proceedings of the 2002 Conference


  1. Applying Neural Networks to Automated Visual Fruit Sorting
    Authors:   A. S. Simões, A.H. Reali Costa, A. R. Hirakawa and A. M. Saraiva
    Keywords:   machine vision, neural networks, agriculture automation, color inspection
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8303
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  2. Early Growth Stage Corn Plant Population Measurement Using Neural Network Approach
    Authors:   D.S. Shrestha and B.L. Steward
    Keywords:   Plant population, machine vision, neural network, segmentation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8305
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  3. The Study on a Neural Network Model of Tea Quality Evaluation Based on Chemical Compositions
    Authors:   Hongchun Yuan and Fanlun Xiong
    Keywords:   Function Link Network, Tea quality evaluation, multiple-linear regression
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8306
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  4. ARTMAP Neural Network Classification of Land Use Change
    Authors:   B.M. Shock, G.A. Carpenter, S. Gopal, and C.E. Woodcock
    Keywords:   ARTMAP, Neural network, Landsat TM, Land use change
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8307
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  5. A Novel Intelligent System to Nitrogen Content Prediction in Plants Using Indirect Chlorophyll Measurements
    Authors:   José Alfredo C. Ulson, Roberto L. V. Boas, Leandro J. G. Godoy, André Nunes de Souza
    Keywords:   Intelligent Systems, Neural Nets, SPAD Index
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8308
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  6. Mathematical Morphology Applied to Soil Pore and Aggregate Characterization
    Authors:   L. A. C. Jorge, A. Macedo, M. F. Guimarães, M.D.C. Martins
    Keywords:   Soil, mathematical morphology, aggregate, porosity, granulometry
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8309
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  7. Machine Vision Based Quality Assessment Of Fruits And Vegetables
    Authors:   J. Felföldi and A. Szepes
    Keywords:   Image processing, Fruit color, Vegetable color, Surface defects
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8310
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  8. Durum Wheat Quality Evaluation Software
    Authors:   L. Bacci, B. Rapi, Colucci and P. Novaro
    Keywords:   Computer vision, software development, durum wheat, seed quality
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8311
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  9. Image Processing in Automated Pattern Classification of Oranges
    Authors:   P. E. Cruvinel and E. R. Minatel
    Keywords:   Machine Vision, Agricultural Instrumentation, Orange Measurement
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8312
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  10. An Evaluation Technique of Yellow-Berry in Durum Wheat Seeds
    Authors:   L. Bacci, B. Rapi and F. Colucci
    Keywords:   machine vision, systems/modelling, food quality; durum wheat
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8313
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  11. Evaluation of Tree Vigor by Digital Camera Based on Fruit Color and Leaf Shape
    Authors:   A. Hashimoto, H. Kondou, Y. Motonaga, H. Kitamura, K. Nakanishi, T. Kameoka
    Keywords:   Tree vigor, Color transformation, Fruit color evaluation, Leaf shape analysis
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8314
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  12. On-Line Automated Inspection of Poultry Carcasses by Machine Vision
    Authors:   Y.R. Chen, K. Chao, W.R. Hruschka
    Keywords:   Mulitspectral, Dual-Camera, Slaughterhouse, Carcasses, High-speed-processing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8315
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  13. Three-dimensional Reconstruction of Magnetic Resonance Images of Mango and Papaya
    Authors:   R. Minghim, L. G. Nonato, J. E. S. Batista, C. I. Biscegli, R. W. A. Franco, and L. A. C. Jorge
    Keywords:   Reconstruction, Segmentation, Visualization, Fruit Analysis, MRI
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8316
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  14. Phytomonitoring Applications in Irrigation Management
    Authors:   Luis A. Gurovich and Eduardo Gratacos
    Keywords:   Phytomonitoring, Dendrology, Citrus, Kiwi, Avocado
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8426
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  15. Color Machine Vision System: An Alternative for Color Measurement
    Authors:   D.A. Luzuriaga, M. O. Balaban
    Keywords:   Machine vision, color measurement, RGB, L* a* b*
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8317
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  16. Potential Use of Time-Lapse Images: Determination of Circumnutational Movement to Assess Plant Vigor
    Authors:   K. Iwabuchi and M.Hirafuji
    Keywords:   Circumnutation, growth, oscillation, tomato
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8318
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  17. Instrumental Colour and Size Grading of Pulse Grains
    Authors:   M. A. Shahin and S. J. Symons
    Keywords:   Machine vision, Bioimaging, Grain, Inspection, Grading, Colour, Size
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8319
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  18. Sharing Video Images on the Internet Using Java: An Application to Controlled Environment
    Authors:   A. A. Lopes, S. M. Paz, C. E. Cugnasca and A. M. Saraiva
    Keywords:   controlled environments, Internet, Java, video
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8320
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  19. Computer Vision System for Measuring Air-Pruned Root Growth in Tray Cells
    Authors:   M. Uchigasaki, S. Tojo, S. Miyamoto, K. Serata, K. Watanabe, T. Aoyama and B. K. Huang
    Keywords:   Vision system, Image database, Root growth analysis, Root density and distribution, Air-pruning tray/pot/container, Computer simulation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8321
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  20. Validation of a Computerized Date Sugar Content Estimation
    Authors:   Moustafa A. Fadel
    Keywords:   Sugar content, date color, sugar estimation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8322
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  21. Development of a Computer-Based Greenhouse Environment Controller
    Authors:   Bambang Marhaenanto and Gajendra Singh
    Keywords:   Programmable greenhouse environment controller, computer interfacing, temperature and humidity control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8304
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  22. Evaluation of Plant Growth Models for a Soil Greenhouse Tomato Crop
    Authors:   V. Fernandes and J. Boaventura Cunha
    Keywords:   Greenhouse, Growth model, Photosynthesis, Respiration, Tomato
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8323
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  23. Solar Radiation Prediction Methods Applied to Improve Greenhouse Climate Control
    Authors:   J.P. Coelho, J.Boaventura Cunha and P.B. de Moura Oliveira
    Keywords:   Time Series Prediction, Horticulture, Artificial Neural Networks, Linear Regression
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8324
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  24. Strategies of Climatic Control in Greenhouses with Programmed Automatons
    Authors:   Ingeniero Industrial Antonio Nolasco and José Basilio Nolasco
    Keywords:   Equipment automation; Instrumentation and Control; Greenhouses technology; Climatic Control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8325
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  25. Optimal Control of Air Temperature and Carbon Dioxide Concentration in Greenhouses
    Authors:   J. Boaventura Cunha, P. B. de Moura Oliveira, and Manuel Cordeiro
    Keywords:   Climate control, Crop, Dynamic models, Greenhouse management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8326
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  26. Computational Fluid Dynamics and Glasshouse Research
    Authors:   S. Reichrath and T.W. Davies
    Keywords:   CFD, multi-span glasshouse, Venlo-type, internal climate
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8327
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  27. Application of Data Mining in Automatic Description of Yield Behavior in Agricultural Areas
    Authors:   M.G. Canteri, B.C. Ávila, E.L. dos Santos, M.K. Sanches, D. Kovalechyn, J.P.Molin and L.M. Gimenez
    Keywords:   Decision Support Systems, Knowledge-based Systems, Precision Farming
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8328
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  28. Evaluation of a Light Bar for Parallel Swathing Under Different Forward Speeds
    Authors:   J.P. Molin, D.G.P. Cerri, F.H.R. Baio, H.F. Torrezan, J.C.D.M. Esquerdo, M.L.C. Rípoli
    Keywords:   Precision Farming, Light Bar, DGPS
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8329
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  29. Mapping the Spatial Variability of Coffee Yield with Mechanical Harvester
    Authors:   S. Sartori, J. F. M. Fava, E. L. Domingues, A. C. Ribeiro Filho e L. E. Shiraisi
    Keywords:   Precision Agriculture, Yield Mapping, Coffee Harvester
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8330
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  30. Error Analysis on Different Yield Monitors
    Authors:   L.A.A. Menegatti and Molin, J.P
    Keywords:   Precision agriculture; yield mapping; filter
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8331
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  31. Development of a Method to Determine the Time of Response of an Injection Metering System
    Authors:   F. H. R. Baio and L. A. Balastreire
    Keywords:   Precision Farming, Patch Spraying, Time of response
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8332
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  32. Development of a Software for Weed Patch Chemical Applications
    Authors:   J.C.D.M. Esquerdo, L.A. Balastreire, J.R. Amaral
    Keywords:   Weeds, Site-specific management, DGPS
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8333
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  33. Evaluation of a Site Specific Chemical Application System Based on the Spatial Variability of Weeds
    Authors:   F. H. R. Baio and L. A. Balastreire
    Keywords:   Precision Farming, Patch Weed Spraying, Variable Rate Technology
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8334
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  34. Testing a Fertilizer Spreader with VRT
    Authors:   J.P. Molin, L.A.A. Menegatti, L.L. Pereira, L.C. Cremonini, M. Evangelista,
    Keywords:   Precision farming; variable rate technology; fertilizer spinner box
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8335
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  35. Development of a Variable Rate Lime Application System
    Authors:   D.G.P. Cerri, L.A. Balastreire, J.R. Amaral
    Keywords:   Precision Farming, Lime, Variable Rate Technology
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8336
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  36. Strategies for Soil Sampling and Multi-Layers Maps Generation through Geostatic Tools: Development of a Computational System
    Authors:   L. G. Vendrusculo, P. S. G. Magalhães and S. R. Vieira
    Keywords:   geostatistics, soil sampling, Delphi Application, precision farming
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8337
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  37. Extracting Machine Performance Information From Site-Specific Grain Yield Data to Enhance Crop Production Management Practices
    Authors:   M.T. Crisler, R.M. Strickland, D.R. Ess, S.D. Parsons
    Keywords:   Effective field capacity, Field efficiency, Grain yield data, Machinery management, Site-specific management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8338
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  38. Analysis of Correspondence – An Useful Tool to Compare Yield Mapping
    Authors:   J. R. P. Carvalho, S. R. Vieira, R. C. C. P. Moran
    Keywords:   Yield mapping comparison, Spatial and temporal variability, Simple and multiple correspondence analyses
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8339
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  39. Data Mining Methods for Use with Geo-Referenced Field Crop Data
    Authors:   M.T. Crisler, R.M. Strickland, D.R. Ess, S.D. Parsons
    Keywords:   Data Analysis, Spreadsheets, Yield Data
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8340
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  40. Performance Evaluation on Electronic Control Systems for Field Sprayers Using Programmable Logic Controllers
    Authors:   U.R. Antuniassi, Z.N. Figueiredo, W.P.A. de Carvalho and D.R. Pinto
    Keywords:   Precision Agriculture, Instrumentation and control, Equipment automation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8341
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  41. Sensor-based Precision Chemical Application Systems
    Authors:   Lei Tian
    Keywords:   Machine-vision, Weed mapping, Herbicide application, Remote sensing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8342
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  42. Drift Management Using Modeling and GIS Systems
    Authors:   A.J. Hewitt, J. Maber and J.P. Praat
    Keywords:   Drift, modeling, GIS, spray
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8343
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  43. Object-oriented Approach to Crop Modeling: Concepts and Issues
    Authors:   H.W. Beck, P. Papajorgji, R. Braga, Ch. Porter, J.W. Jones
    Keywords:   Object-Oriented, Crop model, UML, FORTRAN
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8344
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  44. Atmospheric Carbon Sequestration in Tropical Watersheds
    Authors:   L.R. Pérez-Alegría
    Keywords:   crop models, sugarcane, carbon sequestration
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8345
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  45. Growth and Maturation Models of the Sugarcane as Analysis Tools in the Agricultural Use of the Urban Waste Compost
    Authors:   Alessandra Fabíola Bergamasco, Fábio Cesar da Silva, Marco Antonio Azeredo Cesar, Ariovaldo Fausto Soares da Silva
    Keywords:   Growth and Maturation Models, Sugarcane, Waste Compost
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8346
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  46. Compost Wizard © : Modeling A Compost Facility
    Authors:   J.D. Governo, K.C. Das, S.A. Thompson
    Keywords:   Composting, Process design, Computer tool
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8347
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  47. Soil Boundary Fuzziness: Classification and Representation in GIS
    Authors:   Mogens H. Greve and Mette B. Sørensen
    Keywords:   Fuzzy Soil Boundaries, EM38, GIS, Soil Mapping
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8348
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  48. A Computer Program for Genotypes Selection Based in Scott-Knott Method
    Authors:   M.G. Canteri, R.A. Althaus, J.S. Virgens Filho, D.C. Foltran Jr., and E.A. Giglioti
    Keywords:   genotype screening, statistical software, mean separation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8349
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  49. Decision Support for Crop Management Using Remote Sensing
    Authors:   Israel Broner, W. Bausch, D. Westfall, R. Khosla
    Keywords:   Decission support, reomte sensing, Cropflex
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8350
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  50. GIS-Based TMDL Water Quality Abatement Framework
    Authors:   J. Yoon
    Keywords:   Water quality modeling; GIS, Total maximum daily loads (TMDL)
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8351
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  51. Information Technology and Forest Management
    Authors:   Loukas G. Arvanitis, Valentina S. Boycheva, Douglas R. Carter, Scott A. Sager
    Keywords:   GIS, MapObjects, Internet Map Server, WWW interface, sustainability, harvest
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8352
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  52. Real-time Assessment of Swine Thermal Comfort by Computer Vision
    Authors:   H. Xin and B. Shao
    Keywords:   Environmental control, Machine vision, Animal welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8353
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  53. ENDEAVOUR2 Livestock and Paddock Database Based on a Farm Map
    Authors:   James W. Oltjen and Graeme Ogle
    Keywords:   Farm Management, Livestock Production Systems,GIS/Land Use
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8354
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  54. Measurement and Control System for Studying Animal-Environment Interactions
    Authors:   T. Yanagi, Jr., H. Xin, and R. S. Gates
    Keywords:   Remote sensing, Instrumentation and Control, Heat stress, Laying hens
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8355
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  55. Growth Curve of Holstein Heifers Females
    Authors:   Alessandra F. Bergamasco, Luiz Henrique de Aquino, Joel Augusto Muniz, Fabyano Fonseca e Silva
    Keywords:   growth curves, autocorrelated errors, Holstein cattle
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8356
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  56. Optimal Use of the Generated Biogas from Manure
    Authors:   I.Bitir, M.Tazerout and O.Le Corre
    Keywords:   Biogas, Manure, Optimisation, Pollution reduction, Energy demand, Financial efficiency
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8357
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  57. Static Pressure and Temperature Controlled Ventilation System for a Broiler Research Facility
    Authors:   R.S. Gates
    Keywords:   Environment Control, Research Facility Design, Poultry, Automation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8358
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  58. Choice of Strategy in Dairy Production in Sweden
    Authors:   C.Swensson
    Keywords:   Milk production, simulation, management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8359
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  59. The Use of EID (Electronic Identification) for Understanding Female Broiler Breeders Behavior in Two Different Housing Solar Orientation
    Authors:   Pereira, D.F., Nääs, I.A. , Curto, F.P.F., Murayama, M. C., Amendola, M., Behrens, F.H. and Mantovani, E.C.1
    Keywords:   telemetry, broiler breeders, solar orientation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8360
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  60. Wireless Robust Robot for Agricultural Applications
    Authors:   A. R. Hirakawa, A. M. Saraiva and C. E. Cugnasca
    Keywords:   Robotics, agriculture automation, wireless transmission, robust system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8361
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  61. Automatic Control of Boom Height and Positioning on a Self Propelled Sprayer
    Authors:   S. Sartori, E. L. Domingues, J. B. Kimura and S. A. Garrito
    Keywords:   Equipment Automation, Agricultural sprayer, Boom control, Automatic control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8362
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  62. Space and Time Interpolation Applied to Reflectance Data
    Authors:   Rojano A. and Fitz E.
    Keywords:   Reflectance, numerical methods, finite element method
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8363
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  63. A Silicon Probe with Integrated Microelectronics for Soil Moisture Measurements
    Authors:   A. Valente, J. Boaventura Cunha, J. H. Correia and C. Couto
    Keywords:   Instrumentation and Control, Water Management, Microsensors
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8364
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  64. An Adaptive Control Method for Diverse Artificial Ecosystems
    Authors:   Masayuki Hirafuji, Keiko Iwabuchi, Kei Tanaka, Tomoya Watanabe
    Keywords:   Artificial ecosystem, Adaptive control, Complex system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8365
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  65. Constrained-Nonlinear Optimization of Thermal Processing with the Complex Method
    Authors:   Ferruh Erdo —du and Murat O. Balaban
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8366
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  66. Computer Manipulation of Modeling Variables in Dust Particulates Study
    Authors:   F. E. Eaton, R. L. Roth, J. Walworth, P. N. Wilson, S. H. Husman
    Keywords:   Dust, Computer Application, Conservation Tillage, Filter, PM10
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8367
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  67. Evaluation of Seedling Quality Using Mechanical Vibration Analysis
    Authors:   M. Uchigasaki, S. Miyamoto, K. Serata, S. Tojo, K. Watanabe, and K. Kudoh
    Keywords:   Plant Biomechanics, Plant Morphometry, Mechanical Vibration Analysis, High Speed Video Camera, Seedling Quality
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8368
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  68. An Object-Oriented Program to Predict Tractor and Machine System Performance
    Authors:   Abdulrahman A. Al-Janobi and Saad A. Al-Hamed
    Keywords:   Tractor performance, Draft requirement, Object-oriented program
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8369
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  69. Modelling Airflow in Irish Mushroom Growing Tunnels
    Authors:   James Grant
    Keywords:   Airflow, Buildings, CFD, Mushrooms
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8370
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  70. The Great Lakes Adventure CD ROM
    Authors:   N.J. Carroll, D. Jones
    Keywords:   environmental, nonformal education, youth
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8371
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  71. Innovative CAD Education for Engineering Students
    Authors:   C.Y. Choi and D.L. Larson 1
    Keywords:   Computer Aided Design, Rapid Prototyping, Web-based Instruction
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8372
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  72. Enhancing Traditional Instruction by Creating a Web Presence: Strategic Management in Agribusiness
    Authors:   Rosanne S. Groves, David E. Hahn, and Thomas L. Sporleder
    Keywords:   Agribusiness, Web-based course, Economics, Teaching
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8373
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  73. IRRI’s Computer Based Information Delivery System in Training Agricultural Researchers
    Authors:   R.Bakker-Dhaliwal, P.L. Marcotte, S. Morin, M. Bell, and P.Comia
    Keywords:   Training, ICT, CD-Rom, Decision tools, Distance Learning
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8374
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  74. Youth Learning Net
    Authors:   R. Tormoehlen, S. Barkman, R. Fox, C. Personett and W. Vollmer
    Keywords:   Computers, Computer-Aided Instruction, 4-H, Youth, WWW, CD-ROM, Multimedia
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8375
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  75. Effectiveness of Electronic-based Educational Strategies for Teaching Community Based Agricultural Safety Programs to Youth
    Authors:   R. Tormoehlen, W. Field, R. Ortega and K. Machtmes
    Keywords:   Youth, 4-H, Multimedia, Computer-Aided Instruction, Agricultural Equipment, Safety
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8376
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  76. Technology Trade-Offs in Agribusiness Distance Education
    Authors:   Suzanne Thornsbury and Wendy Griffin
    Keywords:   Computer teaching and training, information delivery system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8377
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  77. An XML-Centered Warehouse to Manage Information of the Fruit Supply Chain
    Authors:   Renato Fileto, Carlos A. A. Meira, Juaquim Naka, Álvaro Seixas Neto, Cláudia Bauzer Medeiros
    Keywords:   Decision Support Systems/Modeling, Information Delivery System, Standards, Integration of Heterogeneous Data, Fruit Supply Chain Management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8378
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  78. Delivery of Risk Assessments for Potato Late Blight in Oregon Chain
    Authors:   Cedric A. Shock, Clinton C. Shock, Lamont D. Saunders and Lynn Jensen
    Keywords:   information delivery, decision support, Phytophthora infestans, Blitecast
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8379
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  79. Computing Electrical Entrance And Standby Power Units Size For Agro-Food Enterprises
    Authors:   S. Barrington, D. Choinière, S. Clarke C. Vigneault1 and P. Nieuwenhof
    Keywords:   standby power units, generator, electrical entrance, COMPOWER
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8380
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  80. Visualization of Environment by VRML
    Authors:   T. Honjo and E. Lim
    Keywords:   Computer graphics, greenhouse, virtual Reality, visualization, VRML
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8381
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  81. Data Bank Model for Trials in Agriculture
    Authors:   M.A.A. Leite, F.C. Silva, R.P.Oliveira, D.T. Adachi
    Keywords:   Data bank model, Trials data organization, Decision support systems
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8382
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  82. Taming Information Systems for Land Use: Mining the Meta-data
    Authors:   R.Sadananda1, Frits Penning De Vries, and Pisuth Paiboonralt
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8383
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  83. Agroinformatic Management System with Quality Analysis Function
    Authors:   Y. Motonaga, H. Semba, H. Kondou, H. Kitamura, K. Nakanishi, A. Hashimoto and T. Kameoka
    Keywords:   Agroinformatic system, Data handling, Data exchange, Java applet, Database
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8384
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  84. A Model and Server for Concentrating and Disseminating Agricultural and Forestry Information in Mexico
    Authors:   Yolanda Fernández-Ordóñez and Jesús Soria-Ruiz
    Keywords:   Agricultural information management, Information systems, Quality information, Mexican agricultural information, Information technologies
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8385
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  85. Not Conventional Database Applied to Agrochemicals and Sugar-cane Systems
    Authors:   M. S. M. G. Vaz, M. G. Canteri, D. C. Foltran Jr., E. Gueiber, E. Peron, F. S. Torres, V. Schastai, L. M. Döll
    Keywords:   decision support systems, agribusiness, information systems
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8386
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  86. Information Agents for Competitive Market Monitoring in Production Chains
    Authors:   Gerhard Schiefer and Melanie Fritz
    Keywords:   Information Systems, Information Agents, Agrifood Industry, Production Chains
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8387
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  87. Frame and Index-driven for Agricultural Information Discovery and Translation*
    Authors:   A. Kawtrakul, N. Collier, F. Andres, K. Ono, N. Buranapraphanont, N. Pengphon, C. Ketsuwan, M. Suktarachan, P. Varasrai, P. Teerasuchai, P. Paiboonrat
    Keywords:   Information Summarization, Frame based Translation, Multilingual Dictionary
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8388
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  88. A Golden Opportunity: IT Support for Data Utilization in Agriculture
    Authors:   Kathy Davis, Suzanne Thornsbury, Tara Minton
    Keywords:   Farm Management, Decision Support Systems
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8389
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  89. A New Algorithm for Mining Sequential Patterns and the Application in Agriculture
    Authors:   Wang Zhenyu, Xiong Fanlun and Hang Xiaoshu
    Keywords:   Data mining, Sequential patterns, Time-window
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8390
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  90. A Database for Extension Publications
    Authors:   Howard Beck and Petraq Papajorgji
    Keywords:   database, publication, Java, PDF, HTML, XML
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8391
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  91. ServCLIPS: A Tool to Develop WWW Expert Systems
    Authors:   S.A.B. Cruz, M.A.A. Leite, M.F. Moura, E. Souza
    Keywords:   expert systems, CLIPS, UNIX, XML, XSL, servlets
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8392
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  92. The Development of a Computerized Decision Support Tool for Weed Control in the South African Sugar Industry
    Authors:   C.N. Bezuidenhout, N.B. Leibbrandt and A. Raja
    Keywords:   Decision support, Weeds, Herbicide recommendations, Information management, Technology transfer, Sugarcane
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8393
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  93. A Decision-Oriented Market Information System for Forest Products in India
    Authors:   Vasant P. Gandhi
    Keywords:   Marketing, Decision Support System, Forestry Application, Information
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8394
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  94. eAdvice: Adaptation of Agricultural Advisory Services to eBusiness
    Authors:   I. Thysen, J.G. Hansen and A.L. Jensen
    Keywords:   eAdvice, Agricultural advise, Internet, Decision Support System
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8395
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  95. Multilingual Browser Access to Heterogeneous Weather Databases
    Authors:   M. Laurenson, A. Otuka, T. Kiura, and S. Ninomiya
    Keywords:   Decision Support Systems/Modeling, Internet Applications, Weather & Climate Applications, Software Development
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8396
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  96. WebBee ΠA Web-based Information System for Research on Stingless Bees
    Authors:   R.S. Cunha, A.M. Saraiva, C.E. Cugnasca, A.R..Hirakawa, and V.L.Imperatiz-Fonseca
    Keywords:   Stingless bees, information system, WWW, database
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8397
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  97. An Interactive Internet Site for Rapid Delivery of Regional Pest Alerts
    Authors:   Clinton C. Shock, Jerry D. Neufeld, Ben C. Simko, Cedric A. Shock, Brad Geary, Steve Reddy, Lynn Jensen, and Eric Ellis
    Keywords:   information delivery, decision support, risk management, IPM
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8398
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  98. Vertical and Horizontal Information Portals: Cooperation Models for Sector and Chain Information Services
    Authors:   Gerhard Schiefer and Katja Kreuder
    Keywords:   Information Portals, Production Chains, Agri-food.
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8399
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  99. Designing Internet Dynamic Presences in Low Tech Rural Environments: A Case Study
    Authors:   M. Castro Neto, L. Mira da Silva and P. Aguiar Pinto
    Keywords:   Computer/IT Strategies, Internet Applications, Information Delivery Systems
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8400
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  100. Agriculture and E-Commerce: Potential, Constraints and Needs
    Authors:   Safdar Muhammad, Stephen Kolison, Jr., Anonya Akuley-Amenyenu, Enefiok Ekanem, Fisseha Tegegne, and Surendra P. Singh
    Keywords:   Computers/Internet, E-commerce, Information Technology, Agriculture, WWW
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8401
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  101. Web Taxonomy: A Thesaurus and Database
    Authors:   H.W. Beck, N. Lin, Jiannong Xin, Akira Otuka, and Matthew Laurenson
    Keywords:   thesaurus, ontology, data modeling, database, Java, Web browser
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8402
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  102. Use of Dublin Core and XML for the Organization of Agricultural Information in the Web
    Authors:   Marcia Izabel Fugisawa Souza, Adriana Delfino dos Santos, Roberto Hiroshi Higa, Laurimar Gonçalves Vendrusculo
    Keywords:   Dublin Core, XML, eXtensible Markup Language, Metadata, Beef cattle supply chain, Agricultural information, Information technology, Cataloging
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8403
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  103. IT and the Internet in the Japanese Rural Areas
    Authors:   N. Nakamura, K. Shio, T. Machida and A. Tazuke
    Keywords:   Internet, CATV, cellular phones, fax, digital divide
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8404
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  104. Slovenia: Experiences of a Young Country
    Authors:   Miro Lozej and Alei Krisper
    Keywords:   information system, Ministry of Agriculture, Forest and Food, system analysis, software development, outsourcing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8405
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  105. Development of Methodology for Prospection, Characterization and Establishment of Priority of Information Technology Demands by the Agricultural Business
    Authors:   Jardine, J. G and Hemerly, F.X.
    Keywords:   agri-business, productive chain, demand prospection, agricultural software, information technology
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8406
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  106. Characterization and Analysis of The Productive Chain of Agricultural Software
    Authors:   Hemerly, F. X. and Jardine, J.G.
    Keywords:   agribusiness, productive chain, competitiveness, agricultural software, information technology
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8407
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  107. Competitive Market Analysis of U.S. Apples in the Japanese Market
    Authors:   Soyeon Shim, Kenneth Gehrt and Sherry Lotz
    Keywords:   Japan, Marketing, Fruit
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8408
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  108. Evaluating the Introduction of Information Technology in the Large State-Developed Irrigation Schemes in Portugal
    Authors:   L. Mira da Silva, M. Castro Neto, M. Tristany and P. Marques
    Keywords:   Irrigation, Planning, Management, Software, GIS, Relational databases
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8409
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  109. Bioinformatics for Crop Improvement
    Authors:   M. C. Cutanda, P. Hernández-Acosta and F. A. Culiáñez-Macià
    Keywords:   Computer, agriculture, bioinformatics, crop improvement, functional genomics, plant biotechnology
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8410
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  110. The Last-Mile Problem in the Information HighwayŠImproving the Reach of Farmers in Developing Countries
    Authors:   Thomas George and Stephen Morin
    Keywords:   agriculture, ICT, last mile, information highway, decision aids
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8411
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  111. Visualization and System Dynamics Modeling: Understanding the Global Appetite for Protein
    Authors:   Donna K. Fisher, Steven T. Sonka, and Randall E. Westgren
    Keywords:   Decision Support System; System Dynamics Modeling; Soybean Industry, Visualization
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8412
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  112. Internet Privacy - Fact or Fiction?
    Authors:   Thomas R. Hintz
    Keywords:   Privacy, Internet
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8413
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  113. Citrus Microirrigation Decision Support System
    Authors:   F.S. Zazueta, J. Xin, T.A. Wheaton and K.T. Morgan
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8414
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  114. Automation of Subsurface Drip Irrigation for Crop Research
    Authors:   Clinton C. Shock, Erik B. G. Feibert, Lamont D. Saunders, and Eric P. Eldredge
    Keywords:   water management, Allium cepa, onion, Solanum tuberosum, potato, Watermark, granular matrix sensor, soil water potential, SDI
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8415
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  115. A Comparison Between Conflict Resolution and Multicriteria Decision Making in a Groundwater Management Conflict in Mexico
    Authors:   Raquel Salazar and Ferenc Szidarovszky
    Keywords:   Optimization Techniques, Systems Modeling, Water Management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8416
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  116. Fuzzy Modeling for Performance Assessment of Irrigation Systems
    Authors:   Hani Nabhan Sewilam and Fritz G. Rohde
    Keywords:   Fuzzy Logic, Performance Indicators, Performance Assessment, Irrigation Management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8417
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  117. Model AVALOC for Micro-Irrigation Systems, Application to Performance Analysis
    Authors:   C. M. G. Pedras, and L. S. Pereira
    Keywords:   Drip-irrigation, Modeling and simulation, Irrigation performances, Design and Evaluation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8418
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  118. Performance of Rzwqm in Atlantic Canada
    Authors:   A. Madani, R. Gordon, N. Akhand, J. Burney, and K. Caldwell
    Keywords:   subsurface drainage, Modeling, Drain discharge
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8419
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  119. Water Balance Simulation with ISAREG Considering Water Table Interactions
    Authors:   Y. Liu, R. M. Fernando, L. S. Pereira
    Keywords:   Capillary flux, Groundwater contribution, Irrigation Scheduling, North China, Water balance
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8420
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  120. Computer Application in Estimation of Evapotranspiration
    Authors:   S.R. Bhakar and Raj. Vir Singh
    Keywords:   Evapotranspiration, Water management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8421
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  121. Fast Convergent Solution of the Improved MSU Counter-Flow Drying Model
    Authors:   Dalpasquale, V. A.
    Keywords:   counter-flow; cascade dryer; cooling section; rewetting equation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8422
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  122. Forecasting Crop Irrigation Applied to Collective Irrigation System
    Authors:   E.Peña, M. Montiel, H. Hunland, and Tomás Espinoza
    Keywords:   forecasting irrigation, real time, irrigation system, computer program
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8423
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  123. How Much and When to Irrigate the Crops Using Water Content Reflectometer
    Authors:   M. Montiel, E. Peña, y A. Chávez
    Keywords:   field capacity, permanent wilting point, temporary wilting point, water content reflectometer
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8424
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  124. Evaluation of the Necessities of Rehabilitating the Irrigation Districts in Mexico
    Authors:   Arturo González Casillas1,Efren Peña Peña, Benjamín De Leon Mojarro, Alberto González Sánchez
    Keywords:   Productivity, hydroacriculture, irrigation units, civil users association
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.8425
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