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Research Project: Improved Pest Control Application Technologies for Sustainable Crop Protection

Location: Application Technology Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Assessment of fluorescent dye Brilliant Sulfaflavine on stainless steel screens as spray collectors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
You, K., Zhu, H., Abbott, J.R. 2019. Assessment of fluorescent dye Brilliant Sulfaflavine on stainless steel screens as spray collectors. Transactions of the ASABE. 62(2):495-503. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.13136.

Fading process of herbicidal droplets amended with emulsifiable spray adjuvants on cucurbitaceae leaves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lin, J., Zhu, H. 2019. Fading process of herbicidal droplets amended with emulsifiable spray adjuvants on cucurbitaceae leaves. Transactions of the ASABE. 61(6):1881-1888. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.13061.

SAAS, a computer program for estimating pesticide spray efficiency and drift of air-assisted pesticide applications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hong, S., Zhao, L., Zhu, H. 2019. SAAS, a computer program for estimating pesticide spray efficiency and drift of air-assisted pesticide applications. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 155:58-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.09.031.

Detection of 3-D objects with a 2-D laser scanning sensor for greenhouse spray applications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, T., Zhu, H., Sun, L., Wang, X., Ling, P. 2018. Detection of 3-D objects with a 2-D laser scanning sensor for greenhouse spray applications. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 152:363-374. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.07.030.

Plant pest detection using an artificial nose system: A review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cui, S., Ling, P., Zhu, H., Keener, H. 2018. Plant pest detection using an artificial nose system: A review. Sensors. 18(2):378-396.

Characterization of biological pesticide deliveries through hydraulic nozzles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, L., Zhu, H., Wallhead, M.W., Horst, L., Ling, P., Krause, C.R. 2018. Characterization of biological pesticide deliveries through hydraulic nozzles. Transactions of the ASABE. 61(3):897-908. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.12698.

Spray outputs from a variable-rate sprayer manipulated with PWM solenoid valves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silva, J.E., Zhu, H., Cunha, J. 2018. Spray outputs from a variable-rate sprayer manipulated with PWM solenoid valves. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 34(3):527-534. https://doi.org/10.13031/aea.12556.

Spray penetration and natural enemy survival in dense and sparse plant canopies treated with Carbaryl: implications for conventional and biological control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeary, W., Fulcher, A., Zhu, H., Klingeman, W., Grant, J. 2018. Spray penetration and natural enemy survival in dense and sparse plant canopies treated with Carbaryl: implications for conventional and biological control. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 36(1): 21-29.

CFD simulation of pesticide spray from air-assisted sprayers in an apple orchard: tree deposition and off-target losses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hong, S., Zhao, L., Zhu, H. 2018. CFD simulation of pesticide spray from air-assisted sprayers in an apple orchard: tree deposition and off-target losses. Atmospheric Environment. 175:109-119.

Hyperspectral evaluation of Venturia inaequalis management using the disease predictive model RIMpro in the northeastern U.S - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallhead, M.W., Zhu, H., Broders, K. 2017. Hyperspectral evaluation of Venturia inaequalis management using the disease predictive model RIMpro in the northeastern U.S. Agricultural Sciences. 8:1358-1371.

Development of a laser-guided embedded-computer-controlled air-assisted precision sprayer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shen, Y., Zhu, H., Liu, H., Chen, Y., Ozkan, E. 2017. Development of a laser-guided embedded-computer-controlled air-assisted precision sprayer. Transactions of the ASABE. 60(6):1827-1838.

CFD simulation of airflow inside tree canopies discharged from air-assisted sprayers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hong, S., Zhao, L., Zhu, H. 2018. CFD simulation of airflow inside tree canopies discharged from air-assisted sprayers. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 149: 121-132.

Decision support systems for plant disease and insect management in commercial nurseries in the Midwest: A perspective review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallhead, M.W., Zhu, H. 2018. Decision support systems for plant disease and insect management in commercial nurseries in the Midwest: A perspective review. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 35(2):84-92.

Spray deposition inside multiple-row nursery trees with a laser-guided sprayer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, H., Liu, H., Shen, Y., Zondag, R. 2017. Spray deposition inside multiple-row nursery trees with a laser-guided sprayer. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 35(1):13-23.

A workflow for extracting plot-level biophysical indicators from aerially acquired multispectral imagery - (Research Notes)
Wallhead, M.W., Zhu, H., Sulik, J., Stump, W. 2017. A workflow for extracting plot-level biophysical indicators from aerially acquired multispectral imagery. Plant Health Progress. 18(2):95-96.

Validation of laser-guided variable-rate sprayer for managing insects in ornamental nurseries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, H., Rosetta, R., Reding, M.E., Zondag, R., Ranger, C.M., Canas, L., Fulcher, A., Krause, C.R., Derksen, R.C., Ozkan, E. 2017. Validation of laser-guided variable-rate sprayer for managing insects in ornamental nurseries. Transactions of the ASABE. 60(2): 337-345.

Effect of surfactant concentration on the spreading properties of pesticide droplets on Eucalyptus leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lin, H., Zhou, H., Xu, L., Zhu, H., Huang, H. 2016. Effect of surfactant concentration on the spreading properties of pesticide droplets on Eucalyptus leaves. Biosystems Engineering. 143: 42-49.

Laboratory evaluation of electrostatic spray wet scrubber to control particulate matter emissions from poultry facilities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, R., Zhao, L., Hadlocon, L.S., Zhu, H., Ramdon, S.K. 2017. Laboratory evaluation of electrostatic spray wet scrubber to control particulate matter emissions from poultry facilities. Environmental Technology. 38(1):23-33.

Evaluation of a laser scanning sensor on detection of complex shaped targets for variable-rate sprayer development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Zhu, H. 2016. Evaluation of a laser scanning sensor on detection of complex shaped targets for variable-rate sprayer development. Transactions of the ASABE. 59(5): 1181-1192.

Coverage area and fading time of surfactant-amended herbicidal droplets on cucurbitaceous leaves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, H., Lin, J. 2016. Coverage area and fading time of surfactant-amended herbicidal droplets on cucurbitaceous leaves. Transactions of the ASABE. 59(3): 829-838.

Semi-mechanistic modelling of ammonia absorption in an acid spray wet scrubber based on mass balance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hadlocon, L., Zhao, L., Wyslouzil, B., Zhu, H. 2015. Semi-mechanistic modelling of ammonia absorption in an acid spray wet scrubber based on mass balance. Biosystems Engineering. 136:14-24.

Efficacious insect and disease control with laser-guided air-assisted sprayer Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Zhu, H., Rosetta, R., Reding, M.E., Zondag, R., Ranger, C.M., Canas, L., Fulcher, A., Krause, C.R., Shen, Y., Liu, H., Chen, Y., Ozkan, E., Derksen, R.C., Locke, J.C., Ernst, S. 2015. Efficacious insect and disease control with laser-guided air-assisted sprayer. 13th Workshop on Spray Application in Fruit Growing, SuproFruit 2015, July 15-18, 2015, Lindau/Lake Constance, Germany. 80-82.

Determination of foliar uptake of water droplets on waxy leaves in controlled environmental system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, J., Zhu, H., Horst, L., Krause, C.R. 2015. Determination of foliar uptake of water droplets on waxy leaves in controlled environmental system. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(4):1017-1024.

Dynamics of water droplet impact and spread on soybean leaves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jia, W., Zhu, H. 2015. Dynamics of water droplet impact and spread on soybean leaves. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(4):1009-1016.

Statistical modeling of ammonia absorption in an acid spray scrubber Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hadlocon, L., Soboyejo, A., Zhao, L., Zhu, H. 2015. Statistical modeling of ammonia absorption in an acid spray scrubber. Biosystems Engineering. 132:88-95.

Development of a pheromone elution rate physical model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teske, M., Thistle, H., Strom, B., Zhu, H. 2015. Development of a pheromone elution rate physical model. Biological Engineering (ASABE). 7(4):183-202.

Advance innovations of an intelligent sprayer for nursery and fruit tree crops - (Popular Publication)
Zhu, H. 2015. Advance innovations of an intelligent sprayer for nursery and fruit tree crops. Popular Publication. July/August 2015: 20-21.

Nutrient leaching from container-grown ornamental tree production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, H., Zondag, R., Merrick, J., Demaline, T., Krause, C.R. 2015. Nutrient leaching from container-grown ornamental tree production. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 33(2):76-83.

Embedded computer controlled premixing inline injection system for air-assisted variable-rate sprayers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shen, Y., Zhu, H. 2015. Embedded computer controlled premixing inline injection system for air-assisted variable-rate sprayers. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(1):39-46.

Measurement of semiochemical release rates with a dedicated environmental control system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, H., Thistle, H.W., Ranger, C.M., Zhou, H., Strom, B.L. 2015. Measurement of semiochemical release rates with a dedicated environmental control system. Biosystems Engineering. 129:277-287.

Characterization of air profiles impeded by plant canopies for a variable-rate air-assisted sprayer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gu, J., Zhu, H., Ding, W., Wang, X. 2014. Characterization of air profiles impeded by plant canopies for a variable-rate air-assisted sprayer. Transactions of the ASABE. 57(5):1307-1315.

Development of laser-guided precision sprayers for tree crop applications - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, H., Liu, H., Shen, Y., Chen, Y., Gu, J., Ozkan, E., Derksen, R.C., Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M., Canas, L., Krause, C.R., Locke, J.C., Ernst, S., Zondag, R., Fulcher, A., Rosetta, R. 2014. Development of laser-guided precision sprayers for tree crop applications. Proceedings for CIGR World Congress Meetings. Http://www.geyseco.es.geystiona/adjs/comunicationes/304/C00930001.pdf.