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Record number 440273
Title Proximal soil sensors and data fusion for precision agriculture
Author(s) Mahmood, H.S.
Source University. Promotor(en): Eldert van Henten, co-promotor(en): Willem Hoogmoed. - S.l. : s.n. - ISBN 9789461735799 - 205
Department(s) Farm Technology Group
PE&RC
Publication type Dissertation, internally prepared
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) meettechnieken - sensors - bodemeigenschappen - meetsystemen - precisielandbouw - vollegrondsteelt - akkerbouw - measurement techniques - soil properties - measurement systems - precision agriculture - outdoor cropping - arable farming
Categories Measurement and Control Engineering / Soil Science (General)
Abstract different remote and proximal soil sensors are available today that can scan entire fields and give detailed information on various physical, chemical, mechanical and biological soil properties. The first objective of this thesis was to evaluate different proximal soil sensors available today and to identify their capacity of quantifying soil properties. The second objective of this thesis was to enhance the usefulness of a single sensor system by multiple sensor data fusion that can improve the performance of currently available soil sensors when a single sensor does not function optimally due to certain set of soil and environmental constraints.
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