Griepentrog, Hans W.; Nørremark, Michael; Nielsen, Henning and Blackmore, Simon (2003) Individual plant care in cropping systems. Paper at: 4th European Conference on Precision Agriculture, Berlin, Germany, July 2003.
Individual plant care cropping systems, embodied in precision farming, may lead to new opportunities in agricultural crop management. The objective of the project was to provide high accuracy seed position mapping of a field of sugar beet. An RTK GPS was retrofitted on to a precision seeder to map the seeds as they were planted. The average error between the seed map and the actual plant map was about 32 mm to 59 mm. The results showed that the overall accuracy of the estimated plant positions is acceptable for the guidance of vehicles and implements. For subsequent individual plant care, the deviations were not, in all cases, small enough to ensure accurate individual plant targeting.
|EPrint Type:||Conference paper, poster, etc.|
|Type of presentation:||Paper|
|Keywords:||seed mapping; individual plant care; weed control|
|Subjects:||Crop husbandry > Weed management|
|Research affiliation:||Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > I. 9 (BANHEAT) Band heating for intra-row weed control|
|Deposited By:||Griepentrog, Dr. Hans|
|Deposited On:||23 May 2005|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:30|
|Refereed:||Peer-reviewed and accepted|
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