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Vineyard Yield Estimation, Prediction, and Forecasting: A Systematic Literature Review

André Barriguinha, Miguel de Castro Neto, Artur José Freire Gil
2021 Agronomy  
Originality/value—this study contributes to perceiving the approaches for estimating vineyard yield and identifying research gaps for future developments, and supporting a future research agenda on this  ...  It is also essential for planning and regulatory purposes at the regional level.  ...  flowers 0.86 < R 2 < 0.99 (for number of flowers) [102] RGB-D camera mounted on a mobile robotic platform In-field local Cluster Size 2.8-3.5 cm average error (for cluster size) [94]  ... 
doi:10.3390/agronomy11091789 fatcat:rn6l774gujbxjgxsv77jpl2o3i

A Non-Invasive Method Based on Computer Vision for Grapevine Cluster Compactness Assessment Using a Mobile Sensing Platform under Field Conditions

Palacios, Diago, Tardaguila
2019 Sensors  
A mobile sensing platform was used to automatically capture RGB images of grapevine canopies and fruiting zones at night using artificial illumination.  ...  The goal of this work was to develop a new, non-invasive method based on the combination of computer vision and machine learning technology for cluster compactness assessment under field conditions from  ...  Acknowledgments: Authors would like to thank Ignacio Barrio, Diego Collado, Eugenio Moreda and Saúl Río for their help collecting field data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19173799 fatcat:pkmryiuinjdordzv6fam7pt34a

A Review of the Challenges of Using Deep Learning Algorithms to Support Decision-Making in Agricultural Activities

Khadijeh Alibabaei, Pedro D. Gaspar, Tânia M. Lima, Rebeca M. Campos, Inês Girão, Jorge Monteiro, Carlos M. Lopes
2022 Remote Sensing  
In particular, there is a need to explore how deep learning models can be used as a tool for optimal planting, land use, yield improvement, production/disease/pest control, and other activities.  ...  The vast amount of data received from sensors in smart farms makes it possible to use deep learning as a model for decision-making in this field.  ...  Acknowledgments: P.D.G. and T.M.L. acknowledge Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT-MCTES) for its financial support via the project UIDB/00151/2020 (C-MAST).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14030638 fatcat:blr6s47dzvff3maj3rv3t3leyq

Estimation of Leaf Area Index in vineyards by analysing projected shadows using UAV imagery

Sergio Vélez, Carlos Poblete-Echeverría, José Antonio Rubio, Rubén Vacas, Enrique Barajas
2021 OENO One  
Then, the projected shadows in the image were detected using machine learning methods (k-means and random forest) and analysed at pixel level using a customised R code.  ...  This study explores a new method for estimating LAI which measures the projected shadows of plants using UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) imagery.  ...  We would like to thank the staff of Viticulture for their cooperation in the vineyard operations.  ... 
doi:10.20870/oeno-one.2021.55.4.4639 fatcat:d37iyl56gzgvtbjwczy2gjpjl4

Technologies for Forecasting Tree Fruit Load and Harvest Timing—From Ground, Sky and Time

Nicholas Todd Anderson, Kerry Brian Walsh, Dvoralai Wulfsohn
2021 Agronomy  
Current practice estimates orchard fruit load based on the qualitative assessment of fruit number per tree and historical orchard yield, or manually counting a subsample of trees.  ...  The use of machine vision for flowering estimates, fruit sizing, external quality evaluation is also considered. The potential synergies between technologies are highlighted.  ...  D.W. is linked to Pronofrut, a provider of yield estimation services in Chile and Spain.  ... 
doi:10.3390/agronomy11071409 fatcat:fsh24lxakvc2jazc54uq7za2xi

A Comprehensive Survey of the Recent Studies with UAV for Precision Agriculture in Open Fields and Greenhouses

Muhammet Fatih Aslan, Akif Durdu, Kadir Sabanci, Ewa Ropelewska, Seyfettin Sinan Gültekin
2022 Applied Sciences  
This paper emphasizes this deficiency and provides a comprehensive review of the use of UAVs for agricultural tasks and highlights the importance of simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) for a UAV  ...  According to the known literature, UAVs have been carrying out tasks such as spraying, monitoring, yield estimation, weed detection, etc.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are grateful to the RAC-LAB ( (Accessed date: 6 December 2021)) for training and support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12031047 fatcat:2pwrdbkobff6vesy3bmlxxj5n4

An autonomous strawberry‐harvesting robot: Design, development, integration, and field evaluation

Ya Xiong, Yuanyue Ge, Lars Grimstad, Pål J. From
2019 Journal of Field Robotics  
This paper presents an autonomous robot capable of picking strawberries continuously in polytunnels. Robotic harvesting in cluttered and unstructured environment remains a challenge.  ...  A novel obstacle-separation algorithm was proposed to enable the harvesting system to pick strawberries that are located in clusters.  ...  A mobile base designed for driving in tractor-sized tracks in open fields, for example, will normally not fit in a greenhouse.  ... 
doi:10.1002/rob.21889 fatcat:nmo3qtdx3be7bckip4fxzl33fa

Review of Variable-Rate Sprayer Applications Based on Real- Time Sensor Technologies [chapter]

Zhihong Zhang, Xiaoyang Wang, Qinghui Lai, Zhaoguo Zhang
2018 Automation in Agriculture - Securing Food Supplies for Future Generations  
The advantages of data fusion applied in real-time target detection and its accuracy in density estimation of the plants were stressed.  ...  This book chapter presents the foundations and applications in agriculture of the primary systems used for real-time spray target detection of the geometrical characterization of tree plantations.  ...  Fusing images from cameras with range data from laser scanners enable mobile robots and vehicles to more confidently perform a variety of tasks in outdoor environments [49] .  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.73622 fatcat:f2e4g6wnxrcgrmvbkmpop4bt3e

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2020 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
Hawes 2023 In-Field Grape Cluster Size Assessment for Vine Yield Estimation Using a Mobile Robot and a Consumer Level RGB-D Camera .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  ...  Ott, and A. Albu-Schäffer 1445 Hybrid Camera Pose Estimation With Online Partitioning for SLAM and M. D.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2020.2987582 fatcat:3qafzip5xrg5jliyngq4xxvjha

Smart Farming Technologies – Description, Taxonomy and Economic Impact [chapter]

Athanasios T. Balafoutis, Bert Beck, Spyros Fountas, Zisis Tsiropoulos, Jürgen Vangeyte, Tamme van der Wal, I. Soto-Embodas, Manuel Gómez-Barbero, Søren Marcus Pedersen
2017 Progress in Precision Agriculture  
Precision Agriculture is a cyclic optimization process where data have to be collected from the field, analysed and evaluated and finally used for decision making for site-specific management of the field  ...  Smart farming technologies (SFT) cover all these aspects of precision agriculture and can be categorized in data acquisition, data analysis and evaluation and precision application technologies.  ...  Yield Mapping Yield mapping or yield monitoring is a technique in agriculture of using GNSS data to analyse variables such as crop yield and moisture content in a given field ( Fig. 2.2) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68715-5_2 fatcat:ugq7t7kbdbdtzi2xboeqc4zwq4

Monitoring Vineyard Canopy Management Operations Using Uav-Acquired Photogrammetric Point Clouds

Francisca López-Granados, Jorge Torres-Sánchez, Francisco M. Jiménez-Brenes, Oihane Oneka, Diana Marín, Maite Loidi, Ana I. de Castro, L.G. Santesteban
2020 Remote Sensing  
A UAV equipped with an RGB digital camera was used to acquire images with high overlap over different canopy management experiments in four vineyards with the aim of characterizing vine dimensions before  ...  operations; and 2) to study the vine dimensions after the operations and assess the possibility of detecting these operations using only the data from the flight after them.  ...  For achieving this objective, a UAV equipped with an RGB digital camera was used to acquire images with high overlap over different canopy management experiments in four vineyards.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12142331 fatcat:uqnmn3yw5vhrpgyldpj5muyfsi

Sensing technologies for precision specialty crop production

W.S. Lee, V. Alchanatis, C. Yang, M. Hirafuji, D. Moshou, C. Li
2010 Computers and Electronics in Agriculture  
to implement in the field scale and more complex to interpret.  ...  This paper presents a review of these sensing technologies and discusses how they are used for precision agriculture and crop management, especially for specialty crops.  ...  for yield estimation or robotic harvesting.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compag.2010.08.005 fatcat:tesilbgowvf3vplcwgbcevmhyy

2020 Index IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Vol. 5

2020 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
., +, LRA April 2020 2403-2410 In-Field Grape Cluster Size Assessment for Vine Yield Estimation Using a Mobile Robot and a Consumer Level RGB-D Camera.  ...  ., +, LRA July 2020 4431-4438 RGB-D Recognition and Localization of Cases for Robotic Depalletizing in Supermarkets.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2020.3032821 fatcat:qrnouccm7jb47ipq6w3erf3cja

D1.2 - Requirements Analysis

Enrico Abate-Daga
2021 Zenodo  
The providers of the three real-life Use Cases wrote the first draft of the requirements, the tool providers reviewed and enhanced these requirements from a more technical point of view, also keeping in  ...  The aim of AI-SPRINT (Artificial Intelligence in Secure PRIvacy-preserving computing coNTinuum) is to define a novel framework for developing and operating AI applications, together with their data, exploiting  ...  AI models for the Use Case will be used to evaluate foliage volume (RGB images and 3D Infrared images), to estimate yield (RGB images) and to detect diseases (RGB and GPS).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6372636 fatcat:yzgaso4bubck3ksymwyl4o7f4i

Abstracts of the 10th Conference of the Italian Society of Agricultural Engineering

Danilo Monarca, Massimo Cecchini
2013 Journal of Agricultural Engineering  
The subject matter covers a complete and interdisciplinary range of research in engineering for agriculture and biosystems. Instructions to Authors Manuscripts must be written in English.  ...  In case of acceptance, original text and figures must be provided for publication.  ...  Due to technological and legal reasons, the grapes from these vine varieties cannot be used for winemaking and are not significantly used as table grapes.  ... 
doi:10.4081/jae.2013.s1 fatcat:h7ew2cbv35eozilnpl4acjfv5a
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