Agricultural Engineering, Equipment, Sprayers, Irrigation

Evaluación de Tolerancia al NaCl en Cultivares Viníferas y Portainjertos Híbridos del Género Vitis

  El objetivo fue evaluar la supervivencia al riego con soluciones de NaCl en 28 genotipos del género Vitis para identificar su grado de tolerancia salina. Se estudiaron 11 híbridos de Vitis americanos y 17 variedades de Vitis vinifera. Plantas de 1 y 2 años se regaron...
Leandro Martin
Hernán Vila
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

Development of a Mobile Powered Hole Digger for Orchard Tree Cultivation Using a Slider-Crank Feed Mechanism

  The powered hole digger is one of the most important orchard machines. The power consumption of its drill is an important factor affecting the performance and operation of the device. The drill power consumption of the digger at a constant feed rate is directly proportional to digging depth...
Zong Wangyuan
Wang Jingliang
Huang Xiaomao
Yu Dong
Zhao Yingbiao
Sean Graham
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Optimización del Regadío

  El regadío español se va a enfrentar a nuevos condicionantes climatológicos, energéticos, sociales y medioambientales, que van a condicionar su productividad. Por ello, la optimización energética e hídrica del mismo es imprescindible. La...
Guillermo Castañón
Cajamar Caja Rural

Role of Antioxidants in Salt Stress Tolerant of Date Palm Offshoots (Phoenix Dactylifera L.) Female and Male Cultivars

  Salinity is one of the most abiotic stress destructive factors which limit growth and production of date palm offshoots considerably. In order to investigate the effects of antioxidant compounds on growth parameters as indicters to salt tolerance at the date palm offshoots cultivars of...
Hussein J. Shareef
International Journal of Current Agricultural Research

Optimized Design and Performance Evaluation of an Electric Cup-Chain Potato Metering Device

  The cup-chain metering device is commonly used in potato planters despite its problems of missing-seeding, double-seeding and ground wheel sliding. A mechanical-electrical design was developed for planters to resolve these problems. A regression experiment was conducted with three factors (...
Niu Kang
Fang Xianfa
Liu Yangchun
Lü Chengxu
Yuan Yanwei
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Clonal Propagation of the Avocado: Effects of the Rooting Step on Graft Union Formation and Development

  The etiolation and layering technique that is used on avocados has two critical steps, namely, the rooting of clonal rootstock and graft union formation between the commercial variety and clonal rootstock. This study analyzed the rooting step of the clonal rootstock regarding its influence...
Carmen Estay
Ricardo Cautín
Alexander Neaman
Mónica Castro
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria

Apple Leaf Disease Identification Using Genetic Algorithm and Correlation Based Feature Selection Method

  Apple leaf disease is one of the main factors to constrain the apple production and quality. It takes a long time to detect the diseases by using the traditional diagnostic approach, thus farmers often miss the best time to prevent and treat the diseases. Apple leaf disease recognition based...
Zhang Chuanlei
Zhang Shanwen
Yang Jucheng
Shi Yancui
Chen Jia
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Machine Vision Based Expert System to Estimate Orange Mass of Three Varieties

  A key issue in fruit export is classification and sorting for acceptable marketing. In the present work, the image processing technique was employed to grade three varieties of oranges (Bam, Khooni and Thompson) separately. The reason for choosing this fruit as the object of the study was...
Hossein Javadikia
Sajad Sabzi
Hekmat Rabbani
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Manual de Agricultura de Precisión

  El Manual fue dividido en tres partes para facilitar su utilización: La primera parte desarrolla el abordaje y las herramientas para el diagnóstico de áreas de producción, donde se describen los procedimientos básicos para la adquisición de datos y...
Evandro Chartuni Mantovani
Carlos Magdalena

Evaluation of Dual Crop Coefficient Approach on Evapotranspiration Calculation of Cherry Trees

  A simple way to estimate tree evapotranspiration is needed for orchard irrigation schedules and water management practice, and the dual crop coefficient (DCC) approach provides such a method. Plot experiments on cherry trees were conducted in an orchard of Beijing, China, from 2011 to 2013,...
Tong Guodong
Liu Honglu
Li Fahu
International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering