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James Y Kim (PhD)
Plant Physiology and Genetics Research
Research Agricultural Engineer

Phone: (520) 316-6357
Fax: (520) 316-6330

21881 N. Cardon Lane
MARICOPA, AZ 85138

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Roadmap to high throughput phenotyping for plant breeding Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.Y. 2020. Roadmap to high throughput phenotyping for plant breeding. Journal of Biosystems Engineering. 45:43-55. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42853-020-00043-0.
Stress detection in plants - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, D.M., Kim, Y. 2013. Stress detection in plants. Compact Fruit Tree. p. 54.
Integrated decision support, sensor networks and adaptive control for wireless site-specific sprinkler irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, R.G., Iversen, W.M., Kim, Y. 2012. Integrated decision support, sensor networks and adaptive control for wireless site-specific sprinkler irrigation. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 28(3):377-387.
Wireless lysimeters for real-time online soil water monitoring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Jabro, J.D., Evans, R.G. 2011. Wireless lysimeters for real-time online soil water monitoring. Irrigation Science. 29(5):423-430.
Integrated Decision Support, Sensor Networks and Adaptive Control for Wireless Site-specific Sprinkler Irrigation - (Proceedings)
Evans, R.G., Iversen, W.M., Kim, Y. 2010. Integrated Decision Support, Sensor Networks and Adaptive Control for Wireless Site-specific Sprinkler Irrigation. National Irrigation Symposium. Phoenix, AZ. Dec 5-8. ASABE CDROM.
Hyperspectral image analysis for plant stress detection - (Proceedings)
Kim, Y., Glenn, D.M., Park, J., Ngugi, H.K., Lehman, B.L. 2010. Hyperspectral image analysis for plant stress detection. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 20-23, 2010. ASABE Paper No. 10-09114.
Active spectral sensor evaluation under varying conditions - (Proceedings)
Kim, Y., Glenn, D.M., Park, J., Ngugi, H.K., Lehman, B.L. Active spectral sensor evaluation under varying conditions. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 20-23, 2010. ASABE Paper No. 10-09111.
A remote irrigation monitoring and control system (RIMCS) for Continuous Move Systems. Part B: Field Testing and Results. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chavez Eguez, J.L., Pierce, F.J., Elliott, T.V., Evans, R.G., Kim, Y., Iversen, W.M. 2010. A remote irrigation monitoring and control system (RIMCS) for Continuous Move Systems. Part B: Field Testing and Results. Precision Agriculture. 11(1):11-26.
Software Design for Wireless Sensor-based Site-specific Irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Evans, R.G. 2009. Software Design for Wireless Sensor-based Site-specific Irrigation. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 66(2):159-165.
Evaluation of closed-loop site-specific irrigation with wireless sensor network - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Evans, R.G., Iversen, W.M. 2009. Evaluation of closed-loop site-specific irrigation with wireless sensor network. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 135(1): 25-31.
Estimating in situ soil-water retention and field water capacity measurements in two contrasting soil textures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jabro, J.D., Evans, R.G., Kim, Y., Iversen, W.M. 2009. Estimating in situ soil-water retention and field water capacity measurements in two contrasting soil textures. Irrigation Science. 27:223-229.
Estimating In-situ Soil-Water Retention and Field Water Capacity in Two Contrasting Soil Textures - (Abstract Only)
Jabro, J.D., Evans, R.G., Kim, Y., Iversen, W.M. 2008. Estimating In-situ Soil-Water Retention and Field Water Capacity in Two Contrasting Soil Textures. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Paper No. 083753.
Effects of Polyacrylamide and Organic Matter on Microbes associated to Soil Aggregation of Norfolk Loamy Sand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, T., Busscher, W.J., Novak, J.M., Gaskin, J.F., Kim, Y. 2008. Effects of Polyacrylamide and Organic Matter on Microbes associated to Soil Aggregation of Norfolk Loamy Sand. Applied Soil Ecology. 40(2):240-249.
Passive capillary sampler for measuring soil water drainage and flux in the vadose zone: Design, performance and enhancement - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jabro, J.D., Kim, Y., Evans, R.G., Iversen, W.M., Stevens, W.B. 2008. Passive capillary sampler for measuring soil water drainage and flux in the vadose zone: Design, performance and enhancement. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(4):439-446.
In-situ field capacity and soil water retention measurements in two contrasting soil textures - (Proceedings)
Jabro, J.D., Evans, R.G., Kim, Y., Iversen, W.M. 2008. In-situ field capacity and soil water retention measurements in two contrasting soil textures. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). June 29 - July 2, 2008. Providence, Rhode Island.
In-situ Field Capacity and Soil Water Retention Measurements in Two Contrasting Soil Textures - (Abstract Only)
Jabro, J.D., Evans, R.G., Kim, Y., Iversen, W.M. 2008. In-situ Field Capacity and Soil Water Retention Measurements in Two Contrasting Soil Textures. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). June 29-July 2, 2008. Providence, Rhode Island.
Strip tillage for sugarbeet and its implications for N fertilizer management - (Proceedings)
Stevens, W.B., Iversen, W.M., Evans, R.G., Jabro, J.D., Kim, Y. 2008. Strip tillage for sugarbeet and its implications for N fertilizer management. Proceedings of Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference. 12:54-60.
Fuzzy Logic Control of a Multi-Spectral Imaging Sensor for In-Field Plant Sensing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim Y., J. F. Reid, and Q. Zhang. 2008. Fuzzy logic control of a multispectral imaging sensor for in-field plant sensing. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 60(2): 279-288.
Remote sensing and control of irrigation system using a distributed wireless sensor network - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Evans, R.G., Iversen, W.M. 2008. Remote sensing and control of irrigation system using a distributed wireless sensor network. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement.57(7):1379-1387.
On-the-go nitrogen sensing and fertilizer control for site-specific crop management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Reid, J.F., Han, S. 2007. On-the-go nitrogen sensing and fertilizer control for site-specific crop management. International Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. 7(1):18-26.
Water flux and drainage from soil measured with automated passive capillary wick samplers - (Proceedings)
Jabro, J.D., Kim, Y., Evans, R.G., Iversen, W.M. 2007. Water flux and drainage from soil measured with automated passive capillary wick samplers [CD-ROM]. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 17-20, 2007. Minneapolis, Minnesota. Paper No. 072019.
SPECTRAL SENSING FOR PLANT STRESS ASSESSMENT – A REVIEW - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Reid, J. Spectral sensing for plant stress assessment – a review. International Journal of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. 7(1):27-41.
Wireless Site-specific Irrigation - The Future of Intelligent Agriculture ()
Kim, Y., Evans, R.G., Iversen, W.M. 2007. Wireless Site-specific Irrigation - The Future of Intelligent Agriculture. Resource Magazine. October, Special Issue, 14:(7):2-3.
Bidirectional Effect on a Spectral Image Sensor for in-Field Crop Reflectance Assessment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Reid, J.F. 2007. Bidirectional Effect on a Spectral Image Sensor for in-Field Crop Reflectance Assessment. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 28(21):4913-4926.
MODELING AND CALIBRATION OF A MULTI-SPECTRAL IMAGING SENSOR FOR IN-FIELD CROP NITROGEN ASSESSMENT - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Reid, J.F. 2006. Modeling and calibration of a multi-spectral imaging sensor for in-field crop nitrogen assessment. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 22(6):935-941.
SOFTWARE DESIGN FOR WIRELESS IN-FIELD SENSOR-BASED IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT - (Proceedings)
Kim, Y., Evans, R.G., Iversen, W.M., Chavez, J.L., Pierce, F.J. 2006. Software design for wireless in-field sensor-based irrigation management. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper 063074. CD-ROM.
INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK FOR AUTOMATED IRRIGATION - (Proceedings)
WEB-BASED REAL-TIME MONITORING OF LYSIMETER USING WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK - (Abstract Only)
Kim, Y., Jabro, J.D., Iversen, W.M., Evans, R.G. 2006. Web-based real-time monitoring of lysimeter using wireless sensor network. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings. Paper No. 27304.
PERFORMANCE OF A CONTINUOUS MOVE IRRIGATION CONTROL AND MONITORING SYSTEM - (Proceedings)
CHARACTERIZATION OF SPATIAL VARIABILITY OF SOIL ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY AND CONE INDEX USING COULTER AND PENETROMETER-TYPE SENSORS. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jabro, J.D., Evans, R.G., Kim, Y., Stevens, W.B., Iversen, W.M. 2006. Characterization of spatial variability of soil electrical conductivity and cone index using coulter and penetrometer-type sensors. Soil Science. 171(8):627-637.
SPATIAL VARIABILITY OF THE APPARENT ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY AND CONE INDEX AS MEASURED WITH SENSING TECHNOLOGIES: ASSESSMENT AND COMPARISON - (Proceedings)
Jabro, J.D., Evans, R.G., Kim, Y., Stevens, W.B., Iversen, W.M. 2005. Spatial variability of the apparent electrical conductivity and cone index as measured with sensing technologies: assessment and comparison. ASABE Pacific Northwest Section Meeting, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, September 22-24, 2005. Paper PNW05-1017.
EVALUATION OF IN-FIELD OPTICAL SENSOR FOR NITROGEN ASSESSMENT OF BARLEY IN TWO IRRIGATION SYSTEMS - (Proceedings)
Kim, Y., Evans, R.G., Waddell, J.T. 2005. Evaluation of in-field optical sensor for nitrogen assessment of barley in two irrigation systems. In: 2005 Pacific Northwest Section Meeting, September 22-24, 2005, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Paper Number PNW05-1004. St. Joseph, Mich.: ASAE.
OPTIMAL SITE-SPECIFIC CONFIGURATIONS FOR WIRELESS IN-FIELD SENSOR-BASED IRRIGATION - (Abstract Only)
Kim, Y., Evans, R.G., Jabro, J.D. 2005. Optimal site-specific configurations for wireless in-field sensor-based irrigation. International Irrigation Show. Paper IA05-1037.
Multispectral Imaging Technology for Site-Specific Crop Fertilization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Reid, J.F. 2004. Multispectral Imaging Technology for Site-Specific Crop Fertilization. Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering. 10.1081/E-EAFE-120026899:1-5.