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Robotics and automation for improving agriculture

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
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 327 pages).
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781786762740

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