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A New Low-Cost Device Based on Thermal Infrared Sensors for Olive Tree Canopy Temperature Measurement and Water Status Monitoring

Miguel Noguera, Borja Millán, Juan José Pérez-Paredes, Juan Manuel Ponce, Arturo Aquino, José Manuel Andújar
2020 Remote Sensing  
To address this problem, this work presents the development of a new low-cost device based on a thermal infrared (IR) sensor for the measurement of olive tree canopy temperature and monitoring of water  ...  Moreover, irrigation regulations have a high environmental (through water use optimization) impact and influence on crop quality and yield.  ...  on which conduct the study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12040723 fatcat:uybqe2sovvgr5ophzr4nsgrqja

Talking SMAAC: A New Tool to Measure Soil Respiration and Microbial Activity

Ayush Joshi Gyawali, Brandon J. Lester, Ryan D. Stewart
2019 Frontiers in Earth Science  
The Arduino Uno is an open source/open hardware microcontroller based on the ATMEGA 328P.  ...  For example, we focused our tests on closed chamber measurements, since those are commonly used to evaluate soil CO 2 fluxes, and perform measurements such as SIR.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2019.00138 fatcat:5npuv34mc5efzjyt4632fye4ae

A Survey of Smart Hydroponic Systems

Falmata Modu, Farouq Aliyu, Audu Mabu
2020 Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems  
Hydroponics is a form of agriculture where crops are grown without soil. This technique allows the farms to follow the farmers to the urban area.  ...  The explosion in human population has left researchers scrambling for solutions on how to feed the world.  ...  The authors develop an AHS using Arduino Mega 2560 micro-controller and ATLAS and ATC pH sensors [51] .  ... 
doi:10.25046/aj050130 fatcat:zzur3qslvjcc7aa6phlma54kpi

Clinical training and validation of the LeukoScope: a low-cost, point-of-care device to perform white blood cell and neutrophil counts

Catherine E. Majors, Michal E. Pawlowski, Daniel C. Burke, Tomasz S. Tkaczyk, Alyssa Rieber, Rebecca Richards-Kortum
2019 RSC Advances  
We present a novel, point-of-care method to perform WBC and neutrophil counts with a drop of blood and portable reader.  ...  This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship under Grant No. 1450681.  ...  We would like to acknowledge Kristi Villalta, RN, and her team for her assistance in enrolling study participants at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c9ra06433h pmid:35529242 pmcid:PMC9070624 fatcat:mjzrnfmwajal3a66uezs6mnxaa

Incu-Stream 1.0: An Open-Hardware Live-Cell Imaging System Based on Inverted Bright-Field Microscopy and Automated Mechanical Scanning for Real-Time and Long-Term Imaging of Microplates in Incubator

Guray Gurkan, Koray Gurkan
2019 IEEE Access  
The device can capture bright-field microscopic images by using a low-cost CMOS image sensor, an inverted varifocal CCTV lens and an array of light emitting diodes.  ...  An alternative solution is to use an in-incubator operated live-cell imaging device, which, however, cannot be afforded by low-cost laboratories.  ...  They also thank Onder Parlak (Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul Kültür University, Istanbul, Turkiye) for his suggestions and support through the mechanical realization of the device hardware.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2914958 fatcat:d5gjfegc7rgyhdl7exdicunzf4

Soil and soil breathing remote monitoring: A short review

S. V. Nahirniak, T. A. Dontsova, A. V. Lapinsky, M. V. Tereshkov, R. C. Singh
2020 Biosystems Diversity  
Such a system will make it possible to correctly assess the readiness of soils for planting, determine their intended use, correctly apply fertilizers, and even predict the yield of certain crops.  ...  It was shown that the use of sensors is a promising direction for the development of the soils and soil air remote monitoring.  ...  Sensors were selected based on the Arduino platform. The Arduino Mega SDK was used as the main board for all components.  ... 
doi:10.15421/012044 fatcat:d6rxe356eza4zn7i6zg56jpvcy

IoT-Equipped and AI-Enabled Next Generation Smart Agriculture: A Critical Review, Current Challenges and Future Trends

Sameer Qazi, Bilal A. Khawaja, Qazi U. Farooq
2022 IEEE Access  
This enables efficient management of resources like minimizing water requirements for irrigation and minimizing the use of toxic pesticides.  ...  This survey paper provides: (a) A detailed tutorial on the available advancements in the field of smart agriculture systems through IoT technologies and AI techniques; (b) A critical review of these two  ...  nutrient solution based on the data of root chamber moisture levels [20] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3152544 fatcat:yt7adpdatrcpra4zhfegj5asaq

DETECTION AND ANALYSIS OF METHANE EMISSIONS FROM A LANDFILL USING UNMANNED AERIAL DRONE SYSTEMS AND SEMICONDUCTOR SENSORS

Ignas Daugėla, Jurate Suziedelyte Visockiene, Jurate Kumpiene
2020 Detritus  
Surface temperature maps based on thermal infrared (TIR) images were then prepared for analysis of these problematic areas.  ...  Here, we present an approach for landfill mapping using sensor data from unmanned aerial drone systems (UADS) based on DJI Matrice 200 UAVs with Zenmuse X4S sensors and Trimble UX5 UAVs with Sony NEX-5R  ...  AKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors thank the employees of the Vilnius County Waste Management Center for allowing them to carry out their research work at the Kariotiskes landfill.  ... 
doi:10.31025/2611-4135/2020.13942 fatcat:vcic3lo2ejgubdtgdxhbp73hda

Energy-Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks for Precision Agriculture: A Review

Haider Jawad, Rosdiadee Nordin, Sadik Gharghan, Aqeel Jawad, Mahamod Ismail
2017 Sensors  
Result of estimation for water usage and electricity also improved by 90% based on integrated control method using BT technology relative to the traditional method (i.e., timer control strategy).  ...  Based on PA management, the same routine to a crop regardless of site environments can be avoided.  ...  The cost of pumping and water for precision irrigation system in green areas was reduced by 30% based on SigFox wireless protocol [58] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17081781 pmid:28771214 pmcid:PMC5579920 fatcat:57mdyjuefnezbpaph2i6nip7sq

Proceedings from the 2019 Northeast Specialty Crop Water Symposium [article]

Rachel Schattman, Joshua Faulkner, Terence Bradshaw
2020 Figshare  
The Symposium was designed to facilitate information sharing and learning across relevant disciplines, with a focus on developing applied recommendations for specialty crop growers in this region.  ...  The Northeast Specialty Crop Water Symposium was conceived to bring professionals working in specialty crops and water resources in other U.S. regions or agricultural sectors together.  ...  As a member of a team conducting on-farm research to increase cover crop utilization, he led development of a low-cost data logging system for continuously monitor- ing soil water content based on the  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12383003.v1 fatcat:5gclf6ke35fl5ef6k5ninqgsqa

Mechanization and new technologies for the control and the sustainability of agricultural and forestry systems

The Editors
2016 Journal of Agricultural Engineering  
Book of the Congress:<p>Mechanization and new technologies for the control and the sustainability of agricultural and forestry systems </p>Alghero, Italy, 29<sup>th</sup> May - 1<sup>st</sup> June 2016  ...  The micro-controller used was an ATmega32U4 (Arduino Pro Micro-5V/16MHz), characterized by: low power consumption, a high performance 8 bit CMOS and low cost.  ...  The use of agrochemicals is allowed in accordance with the disciplinary for integrated production; -organic system (ORG): based on the organic agriculture, involves the use of cover crops (managed as green  ... 
doi:10.4081/jae.2016.567 fatcat:l5sgwhfp6rgszhgjwyit56h47i

Vinobot and Vinoculer: Two Robotic Platforms for High-Throughput Field Phenotyping

Ali Shafiekhani, Suhas Kadam, Felix Fritschi, Guilherme DeSouza
2017 Sensors  
By combining a new hardware architecture, new algorithms, and state-of-the-art sensory devices, these two platforms can be deployed on existing farms, at a much more reasonable cost, specially when compared  ...  In the next section, we briefly survey platforms for phenotyping and show cost comparison between our proposed architecture and other approaches in the literature, in special those reliant on aerial vehicles  ...  Acknowledgments: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Award Number IIA-1355406 and IIA-1430427.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17010214 pmid:28124976 pmcid:PMC5298785 fatcat:7m3en72lzbgn7b5hkg6sjcgn6m

A WiFi-Based Sensor Network for Flood Irrigation Control in Agriculture

Jaime Lloret, Sandra Sendra, Julia García-Fernández, Laura García, Jose M. Jimenez
2021 Electronics  
In this paper, we present a system for flood irrigation in agriculture comprised of a sensor network based on WiFi communication.  ...  Different sensors measure atmospheric parameters such as temperature, humidity, and rain, soil parameters such as humidity, and water parameters such as water temperature, salinity, and water height to  ...  supported by the European Union through the ERANETMED (Euromediterranean Cooperation through ERANET joint activities and beyond) project ERANETMED3-227 SMARTWATIR, by the "Programa Estatal de I+D+i Orientada a  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10202454 fatcat:g22a43yyirbmxfsy4xsexnzyui

Reversible and irreversible root phenotypic plasticity under fluctuating soil physical conditions

Hanna Sjulgård, Daniel Iseskog, Norbert Kirchgessner, A. Glyn Bengough, Thomas Keller, Tino Colombi
2021 Environmental and Experimental Botany  
Acknowledgements Tino Colombi was funded through a postdoctoral fellowship by the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (Vinnova; grant number: 2018-02346), which is greatly acknowledged.  ...  The authors thank Ana María Mingot Soriano (Department of Soil and Environment, SLU, Uppsala) for the analysis of soil physical properties.  ...  To ensure constant time-intervals (20 min) between pictures from the same rhizobox, a timer was implemented using a second microcontroller (Arduino Micro).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envexpbot.2021.104494 fatcat:qhoi7pbqpbb75n2dnvmrw6dsim

Development of Sensors-Based Agri-Food Traceability System Remotely Managed by A Software Platform for Optimized Farm Management

Paolo Visconti, Roberto de Fazio, Ramiro Velázquez, Carolina Del-Valle-Soto, Nicola Ivan Giannoccaro
2020 Sensors  
In addition, a literature analysis on the most used wireless technologies for agri-food products' traceability is reported, together with the design and testing of a Bluetooth low energy (BLE) low-cost  ...  , growth phase, soil and environment parameters and weather information; a suitable software architecture was developed to support the system decision-making process, also based on data collected on-field  ...  A low-cost solar-powered monitoring station equipped with an analysis probe based on the frequency domain method was developed in [25] for measuring temperature and humidity of both air and high silica  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20133632 pmid:32605300 pmcid:PMC7374378 fatcat:tfqwngegurc2fkaxr5c4zmisle
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