The Resource Precision agriculture for grain production systems, Brett Whelan and James Taylor, (electronic resource)

Precision agriculture for grain production systems, Brett Whelan and James Taylor, (electronic resource)

Label
Precision agriculture for grain production systems
Title
Precision agriculture for grain production systems
Statement of responsibility
Brett Whelan and James Taylor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains general Precision Agriculture (PA) theory, identifies and describes essential tools and techniques, and includes practical examples from the grains industry
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
630.710994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • S494.5.P73
  • SF140.L65 .W384 2013
LC item number
W484 2013e
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Precision agriculture for grain production systems, Brett Whelan and James Taylor, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 192) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction to Precision Agriculture; Objectives of SSCM; Implementation of SSCM; A brief development history of SSCM; General adoption path; 2 Global Navigation Satellite Systems and Precision Agriculture; Introduction to GNSS; Transmissions from GPS satellites; Calculating a receiver location; Turning on a GPS receiver; GPS errors; Differential correction; The expected accuracy from GPS receivers; Receiver accuracy measurement terms; Agricultural uses for GPS; Coordinate systems; GNSS-based vehicle navigation systems; 3 Hardware for Precision Agriculture
  • Introduction to Precision Agriculture -- Global Navigation Satellite Systems and Precision Agriculture -- Hardware for Precision Agriculture -- Software for Precision Agriculture -- Data management for Precision Agriculture -- Making and interpreting maps for Precision Agriculture -- Yield variability and site-specific crop management -- Economics of PA in Australian grain crops
  • 5 Data management for Precision AgricultureData management; Types of data files; File organisation and storage in PA software; Manual file organisation and storage; Data back-up; Data ownership; 6 Making and interpreting maps for Precision Agriculture; Making maps from PA data; Point-based maps; Spatial prediction process; Comparison of maps; Raster-based maps; The map legend; Interpreting PA data maps; 7 Yield variability and site-specific crop management; Understanding variability; Impact of variation in soil attributes on crop yield variability
  • Impact of variation in other important factors on crop variability applying SSCM; Variable-rate application of inputs; SSCM decisions using maps of variability; SSCM decisions using real-time sensors; Cropping simulation; Incorporating SSCM into farm management: a summary; 8 Economics of PA in Australian grain crops; General introduction; Balance sheet approach; Other benefits; Triple bottom line accounting; Whole-farm assessment; Summary; Further reading; Index
  • Yield monitoring systems information recorded by yield monitoring systems; Grain protein and oil content monitors; Soil sensing systems; Terrain sensing; Airborne and satellite optical imagery; Proximal crop reflectance sensors; Summary of reflectance sensors; Variable-rate technology; Multi-sensor and autonomous platforms; 4 Software for Precision Agriculture; Software for PA; Proprietary file formats; Task-based software; Data processing packages (data management, analysis, action options and archiving in a single program); Decision support software; Web-based software or services
Control code
ocn842892626
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 199 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299457775
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34360803
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)842892626
  • csiro0643107487

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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