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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Daniel E Martin (Dan)
Aerial Application Technology Research
General Engineering

Phone: (979) 260-9290
Fax: (979) 260-9386

3103 F&B ROAD
COLLEGE STATION , TX 77845

Projects
Aerial Application Technology for Sustainable Crop Production
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425641

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of selected acaricides against two-spotted spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) on greenhouse cotton using multispectral data -
Martin, D.E., Latheef, M.A., Lopez, J. 2015. Evaluation of selected acaricides against two-spotted spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) on greenhouse cotton using multispectral data. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 66(2):227-245.
An airborne multispectral imaging system based on two consumer-grade cameras for agricultural remote sensing -
Yang, C., Westbrook, J.K., Suh, C.P., Martin, D.E., Hoffmann, W.C., Lan, Y., Fritz, B.K., Goolsby, J. 2014. An airborne multispectral imaging system based on two consumer-grade cameras for agricultural remote sensing. Remote Sensing. 6:5257-5278.
A fluorescent imaging technique for quantifying spray deposits on plant leaves -
Martin, D.E. 2014. A fluorescent imaging technique for quantifying spray deposits on plant leaves. Atomization and Sprays. 24(4):367-373.
A two-camera imaging system for pest detection and aerial application -
Yang, C., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E., Lan, Y., Fritz, B.K., Westbrook, J.K., Suh, C.P. 2013. A two-camera imaging system for pest detection and aerial application. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 131598742.
Flow variability of an aerial variable-rate nozzle at constant pressures -
Martin, D.E. 2013. Flow variability of an aerial variable-rate nozzle at constant pressures. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 29:483-488.
Airspeed and orifice size affect spray droplet spectra from an aerial electrostatic nozzle for rotary-wing applications -
Martin, D.E., Carlton, J.B. 2013. Airspeed and orifice size affect spray droplet spectra from an aerial electrostatic nozzle for rotary-wing applications. Atomization and Sprays. 22:997-1010.
Relative susceptibility of pecan germplasm to blackmargined aphid -
Skrivanek, S., Grauke, L.J., Martin, D.E., Thompson, T.E., Harris, M. 2013. Relative susceptibility of pecan germplasm to blackmargined aphid. Southwestern Entomologist. 38(1):33-40.
Blackmargined aphid (Monellia caryella (Fitch); Hemiptera: Aphididae) honeydew production in pecan (Carya illinoinesis (Koch)) and implications for managing the pecan aphid complex in Texas -
Honaker, J., Skrivanek, S., Lopez, J., Martin, D.E., Lombardini, L., Grauke, L.J., Harris, M. 2013. Blackmargined aphid (Monellia caryella (Fitch); Hemiptera: Aphididae) honeydew production in pecan (Carya illinoinesis (Koch)) and implications for managing the pecan aphid complex in Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 38:19-32.
Airspeed and orifice size affect spray droplet spectrum from an aerial electrostatic nozzle for fixed-wing applications -
Martin, D.E., Carlton, J.B. 2013. Airspeed and orifice size affect spray droplet spectrum from an aerial electrostatic nozzle for fixed-wing applications. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 29:5-10.
Laboratory evaluation of the GreenSeeker (TM) hand-held optical sensor to variations in orientation and height above canopy -
Martin, D.E., Lopez, J., Lan, Y. 2012. Laboratory evaluation of the GreenSeeker (TM) hand-held optical sensor to variations in orientation and height above canopy. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 5(1):43-47.
Expansion of the USDA ARS Aerial Application spray atomization models -
Fritz, B.K., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E., Lan, Y. 2011. Expansion of the USDA ARS Aerial Application spray atomization models. Proceedings Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems. Estoril, Portugal, September 5-7, 2011. p. 1-7.
Air and spray mixture temperature effects on atomization of agricultural sprays -
Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E. 2011. Air and spray mixture temperature effects on atomization of agricultural sprays. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal. 13(1):Manuscript 1730.
Novaluron as an ovicide for bollworm on cotton: Deposition and efficacy of field-scale aerial applications -
Martin, D.E., Lopez, J., Lan, Y., Fritz, B.K., Hoffmann, W.C., Duke, S.E. 2010. Novaluron as an ovicide for bollworm on cotton: Deposition and efficacy of field-scale aerial applications. Journal of Cotton Science. 14:99-106.
Ground-based spectral reflectance measurements for evaluating the efficacy of aerially-applied glyphosate treatments -
Zhang, H., Lan, Y., Lacey, R., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E., Fritz, B.K., Lopez, J. 2010. Ground-based spectral reflectance measurements for evaluating the efficacy of aerially-applied glyphosate treatments. Biosystems Engineering. 107:10-15.
Evaluation of low-volume sprayers used in asian citrus Psyllid control applications -
Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E., Atwood, R., Hurner, T., Ledebuhr, M., Tandy, M., Jackson, J., Wisler, G.C. 2010. Evaluation of low-volume sprayers used in asian citrus Psyllid control applications. HortTechnology. 20:632-639.
Improving Flow Response of a Variable-rate Aerial Application System by Interactive Refinement -
Thomson, S.J., Huang, Y., Hanks, J.E., Martin, D.E. 2010. Improving Flow Response of a Variable-rate Aerial Application System by Interactive Refinement. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 73(1):99-104.
Low-volume sprayer rodeos -
Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E. 2009. Low-volume sprayer rodeos. Florida Grower. p. 12-13.
Ground-based spectral reflectance measurements for efficacy evaluation of aerially applied glyphosate treatments -
Zhang, H., Lan, Y., Lacey, R., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E., Fritz, B.K., Lopez, J. 2009. Ground-based spectral reflectance measurements for efficacy evaluation of aerially applied glyphosate treatments. National Agricultural Aviation Association Meeting. Paper No. AA09-004.
Analysis of variograms with various sample sizes from a multispectral image -
Zhang, H., Lan, Y., Lacey, R., Huang, Y., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E., Bora, G. 2009. Analysis of variograms with various sample sizes from a multispectral image. International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 2:62-69.
Analysis of variograms with various sample sizes from a multispectral image -
Zhang, H., Lan, Y., Lacey, R., Huang, Y., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E., Bora, G. 2009. Analysis of variograms with various sample sizes from a multispectral image. Asian Conference on Precision Agriculture. CDROM.
Field Assessment of A Variable-rate Aerial Application System -
Thomson, S.J., Huang, Y., Hanks, J.E., Martin, D.E. 2009. Field Assessment of A Variable-rate Aerial Application System. Book of Abstracts, Joint International Conference (JIAC) (formerly Asian Conference on Precision Agriculture, Beijing, China, pp. 185-186.
Aerial spray deposition on corn silks applied at high and low spray rates -
Fritz, B.K., Lopez, J., Latheef, M.A., Martin, D.E., Hoffmann, W.C., Lan, Y. 2009. Aerial spray deposition on corn silks applied at high and low spray rates. International Agricultural Engineering Journal. 11:Manuscript 1360.
Spray characteristics affected by physical properties of adjuvants -
Lan, Y., Fritz, B.K., Hoffmann, W.C., Bagley, W.E., Huang, Y., Martin, D.E., Lopez, J. 2008. Spray characteristics affected by physical properties of adjuvants. National Agricultural Aviation Association Meeting. Paper No. AA-08-005.
Deposition of insecticides on corn silks applied at high and low spray rates for control of corn earworm -
Fritz, B.K., Lopez, J., Latheef, M.A., Martin, D.E., Hoffmann, W.C., Lan, Y. 2008. Deposition of insecticides on corn silks applied at high and low spray rates for control of corn earworm. National Agricultural Aviation Association Meeting. Paper No. AA08-004.
Evaluation of toxicity of selected insecticides against thrips on cotton in laboratory bioassays -
Lopez, J., Fritz, B.K., Latheef, M.A., Lan, Y., Martin, D.E., Hoffmann, W.C. 2008. Evaluation of toxicity of selected insecticides against thrips on cotton in laboratory bioassays. Journal of Cotton Science. 12:188-194.
Development of an airborne remote sensing system for aerial applicators -
Lan, Y., Huang, Y., Martin, D.E., Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Lopez, J. 2008. Development of an airborne remote sensing system for aerial applicators. Proceedings of the Annual Precision Ag Conference, July 20-23, 2008, Denver, CO. p. 5-25.
Development of an airborne remote sensing system for crop pest management: System integration and verification -
Lan, Y., Huang, Y., Martin, D.E., Hoffmann, W.C. 2009. Development of an airborne remote sensing system for crop pest management: System integration and verification. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 25(4):607-615.
Adult vial bioassays of insecticidal toxicity against cotton fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter) (Hemiptera: Miridae) -
Lopez, J., Hoffmann, W.C., Latheef, M.A., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E., Lan, Y. 2008. Adult vial bioassays of insecticidal toxicity against cotton fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter) (Hemiptera: Miridae). Journal of Pesticide Science. 33:261-265.
Laboratory evaluation of Novaluron for toxicity to nymphal instars of field collected southern green stink bug on cotton -
Lopez, J., Lan, Y., Latheef, M.A., Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E. 2008. Laboratory evaluation of novaluron for toxicity to nymphal instars of field collected southern green stink bug on cotton. Southwestern Entomologist. 33:119-127.
Spray adjuvant effects on droplet size spectra measured by three laser-based systems -
Hoffmann, W.C., Hewitt, A.J., Ross, J.B., Bagley, W.E., Martin, D.E., Fritz, B.K. 2008. Spray adjuvant effects on droplet size spectra measured by three laser-based systems. Journal of ASTM International. 5(6):Paper ID JAI101233.
Drift reduction with drift control adjuvants -
Lan, Y., Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E., Lopez, J. 2008. Drift reduction with drift control adjuvants. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 07-1060.
Effects of water hardness on spray droplet size under aerial application conditions -
Hoffmann, W.C., Bagley, W.E., Fritz, B.K., Lan, Y., Martin, D.E. 2008. Effects of water hardness on spray droplet size under aerial application conditions. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(1):11-14.
Crop pest management with an aerial imaging system -
Lan, Y., Huang, Y., Martin, D.E., Hoffmann, W.C. 2008. Crop pest management with an aerial imaging system. National Agricultural Aviation Association Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 07-005.
Aerial application methods for increasing spray deposition on wheat heads -
Fritz, B.K., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E., Thomson, S.J. 2007. Aerial application methods for increasing spray deposition on wheat heads. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 23(6):709-715.
Field evaluation of spinosad aerial applications for thrips control on cotton -
Martin, D.E., Lopez, J., Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Lan, Y. 2007. Field evaluation of spinosad aerial applications for thrips control on cotton. Southwestern Entomologist. 32(4):221-228.
Drift reduction with drift control adjuvants -
Lan, Y., Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E., Lopez, J. 2007. Drift reduction with drift control adjuvants. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 07-1060.
Characterization of Truck Mounted Atomization Equipment Typically Used in Vector Control -
Hoffmann, W.C., Walker, T.W., Martin, D.E., Barber, J.A.B., Gwinn, T., Smith, V.L., Szumlas, D., Lan, Y., Fritz, B.K. 2007. Characterization of truck-mounted atomization equipment typically used in vector control. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 23(3):321-329.
Spray drift mitigation with spray mix adjuvants -
Lan, Y., Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E., Lopez, J. 2008. Spray drift mitigation with spray mix adjuvants. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(1):5-10.
Droplet size characterization of hand-held atomization equipment typically used in vector control -
Hoffmann, W.C., Walker, T.W., Smith, V.L., Martin, D.E., Fritz, B.K. 2007. Droplet-size characterization of handheld atomization equipment typically used in vector control. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 23(3):315-320.
AGDISP Sensitivity to Crop Canopy Characterization -
Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E. 2007. AGDISP sensitivity to crop canopy characterization. Transactions of the ASABE. 50:1117-1122.
Effectiveness of spray adjuvants on reduction of spray drift -
Lan, Y., Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K., Martin, D.E., Lopez, J. 2006. Effectiveness of spray adjuvants on reduction of spray drift. ASABE Annual International Meeting, December 4, 2006, Orlando, Florida. Paper No. AA06-004.
USDA-ARS AERIAL APPLICATION TECHNOLOGY FOR CROP PRODUCTION AND PROTECTION GROUP - RESEARCH OVERVIEW -
Fritz, B.K., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E., Lopez, J., Lan, Y. 2006. USDA-ARS aerial application technology for crop production and protection group - research overview. In: Proceedings of the SERG-International and US Forestry Service Workshop, February 15-18, 2006, Banff, Canada, p. 25-28.
AERIAL APPLICATION METHODS FOR INCREASING SPRAY DEPOSITION ON WHEAT HEADS -
Fritz, B.K., Kirk, I.W., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E., Hofman, V., Hollingsworth, C., McMullen, M., Halley, S. 2006. Aerial application methods for increasing spray deposition on wheat heads. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 22:357-364.
AERIAL APPLICATION METHODS FOR INCREASING SPRAY DEPOSITION ON WHEAT HEADS -
Fritz, B.K., Hoffmann, W.C., Martin, D.E. 2005. Aerial application methods for increasing spray deposition on wheat heads. In: Proceedings of the National Agricultural Aviation Association Meeting, December 4-7, 2005, Reno, Nevada. Paper No. AA05-006.
Novaluron as an ovicide: A model for evaluation of aerially-applied insectides. Part 2: Field Study -
Martin, D.E., Lopez, J., Hoffmann, W.C., Fritz, B.K. 2005. Novaluron as an ovicide: A model for evaluation of aerially-applied insectides. Part 2: Field Study. National Agricultural Aviation Association Meeting. Paper No. AA05-005.
PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF AN AUTOMATED ON/OFF SPRAYING SYSTEM FOR AERIAL APPLICATION -
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