Robotics and automation for improving agriculture / edited by Professor John Billingsley, University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

This book provides a comprehensive review of key advances in the use of robots in agriculture. Chapters summarise developments in location and guidance systems, GPS technologies, machine vision, navigation, actuation, communication and control technologies. The second part of the book discusses depl...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Other Authors: Billingsley, J. (John) (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London, UK : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2019.
Series:Burleigh Dodds series in agricultural science ; no. 44.
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Summary:This book provides a comprehensive review of key advances in the use of robots in agriculture. Chapters summarise developments in location and guidance systems, GPS technologies, machine vision, navigation, actuation, communication and control technologies. The second part of the book discusses deploying these techniques to save labour, improve precision, speed and efficiency in agricultural operations. Chapters review the state of the art on the use of agricultural robots in planting, crop monitoring, spraying, irrigation and weed management. There are also reviews of orchard management and harvesting, harvesting of soft fruit and in-field grading of harvested produce. Other chapters cover the application of robotics in the livestock sector.
Physical Description:1 online resource : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780429266737
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