Information for Authors

Papers in the topic areas below are solicited.
  1. Crop Phenomics
  2. Soil, Plant and Environment Sensing
  3. Pest and Disease Detection and Management
  4. Crop Yield Estimation/Monitoring/Mapping
  5. Sensing and Automation with UAVs
  6. Internet of Things
  7. Wireless Sensor Network
  8. Big Data and Cloud Computing
  9. Decision Support Systems
  10. Sensing and Automation for Precision Irrigation
  11. Precision Agriculture and Variable Rate Technologies
  12. Machine Vision and Robotics for Crop Harvesting
  13. Machine Vision and Robotics for Weed Control
  14. Automation and Robotics in Agriculture
  15. Design and Control of Agricultural Implements
  16. Traction, Transmission and Slip Control Systems
  17. Agricultural Machinery Guidance and Control
  18. Robust Control Systems for Agriculture
  19. Sensing, Automation and Robotics in Plant Factory, Protected Cultivation and Greenhouses
  20. Sensing and Automation in Animal Farming
  21. Sensing, Automation and Robotics for Post-Harvest/Processing
  22. Nanotechnology for Precision and Automated Agriculture
  23. Crop Systems/Canopy Architectures, Breeding and Genetics for Precision and Automated Agriculture
Copyright Conditions

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