The use of agricultural robots in weed management and control

dc.contributor.author Tang, Lie
dc.contributor.author Steward, Brian
dc.contributor.author Steward, Brian
dc.contributor.author Gai, Jingyao
dc.contributor.author Tang, Lie
dc.contributor.department Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
dc.contributor.department Human Computer Interaction
dc.contributor.department Plant Sciences Institute
dc.date 2019-09-22T14:33:28.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T22:36:29Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-29T22:36:29Z
dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2019
dc.date.issued 2019-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Weed management and control are essential for the production of high-yielding and high-quality crops, and advances in weed control technology have had a huge impact on agricultural productivity. Any effective weed control technology needs to be both robust and adaptable. Robust weed control technology will successfully control weeds in spite of variability in the field conditions. Adaptable weed control technology has the capacity to change its strategy in the context of evolving weed populations, genetics, and climatic conditions. This chapter focuses on key work in the development of robotic weeders, including weed perception systems and weed control mechanisms. Following an extensive introduction, the chapter addresses the challenges of robotic weed control focusing on both perception systems, which can detect and classify weed plants from crop plants, and also weed control mechanisms, covering both chemical and mechanical weed control. A case study of an automated weeding system is provided.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This chapter is published as Steward, Brian, Jingyao Gai, and Lie Tang. “The use of agricultural robots in weed management and control.” In <em>Robotics and automation for improving agriculture</em>, edited by John Billingsley. Volume 44 of Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science Series. Cambridge, UK: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2019. ISBN: 9781786762726. DOI: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.19103/AS.2019.0056.13" target="_blank">10.19103/AS.2019.0056.13</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
dc.subject.disciplines Robotics
dc.title The use of agricultural robots in weed management and control
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