Special Issue "Sensors in Agriculture 2021–2022"
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Special Issue in Sensors: Sensors in Agriculture
Special Issue in Sensors: Sensors in Agriculture 2018
Special Issue in Sensors: Sensors in Agriculture 2019
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Spectroscopic Analysis of Plants and Vegetation
Special Issue in Sensors: Sensors in Agriculture 2020
Topical Collection in Sensors: Machine Learning in Agriculture
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Remote Sensing and AI Algorithms for Plant Disease and Tree Health Detection
Special Issue in Agriculture: Applications of Data Analysis in Agriculture
Agriculture requires technical solutions for increasing production while reducing environmental impact by reducing the application of agrochemicals and increasing the use of environmentally friendly management practices. A benefit of this is the reduction of production costs. Sensor technologies produce tools to achieve the abovementioned goals. The explosive technological advances and developments in recent years have facilitated the attainment of these objectives removing many barriers for their implementation, including the reservations expressed by farmers. Precision agriculture is an emerging area where sensor-based technologies play an important role.
Farmers, researchers, and technical manufacturers are combining their efforts to find efficient solutions, improvements in production, and reductions in costs. This Special Issue aims to bring together recent research and developments concerning novel sensors and their applications in agriculture. Sensors in agriculture are based on the requirements of farmers, according to the farming operations that need to be addressed. Papers addressing sensor development for a wide range of agricultural tasks, including, but not limited to, recent research and developments in the following areas are expected:
- Optical sensors: Hyperspectral, multispectral, fluorescence, and thermal sensing
- Sensors for crop health status determination
- Sensors for crop phenotyping, germination, emergence, and determination of the different growth stages of crops
- Sensors for the detection of microorganism and pest management
- Airborne sensors (UAV)
- Multisensor systems, sensor fusion
- Non-destructive soil sensing
- Yield estimation and prediction
- Detection and identification of crops and weeds
- Sensors for the detection of fruits
- Sensors for fruit quality determination
- Sensors for weed control
- Volatile components detection, electronic noses, and tongues
- Sensors for robot navigation, localization and mapping, and environmental awareness
- Sensors for robotic applications in crop management
- Sensors for positioning, navigation and obstacle detection
- Sensor networks in agriculture, wearable sensors, the Internet of Things
- Low energy, disposable, and energy harvesting sensors in agriculture
- Deep learning from sensor data in agriculture
This special issue is renewal, you could find more information by following link: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors/special_issues/Sensors_Agriculture_2020
Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Moshou
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