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Research Project: Coordinated Precision Application Technologies for Sustainable Pest Management and Crop Protection

Location: Application Technology Research

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

Development of a LiDAR-guided section-based tree canopy density measurement system for precision spray applications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahmud, M., Zahid, A., He, L., Choi, D., Krawczyk, G., Zhu, H., Heinemann, P. 2021. Development of a LiDAR-guided section-based tree canopy density measurement system for precision spray applications. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 182. Article 106053. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2021.106053.

Management of pest insects and plant diseases in fruit and nursery production with laser-guided variable-rate sprayers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, L., Zhu, H., Horst, L., Wallhead, M., Reding, M.E., Fulcher, A. 2020. Management of pest insects and plant diseases in fruit and nursery production with laser-guided variable-rate sprayers. HortScience. 56(1):94–100. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI15491-20.

Canopy spray application technology in specialty crops: A slowly evolving landscape Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warneke, B., Zhu, H., Pscheidt, J., Nackley, L. 2020. Canopy spray application technology in specialty crops: A slowly evolving landscape. Pest Management Science. 77(5):2157–2164. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.6167.

Foliar deposition and coverage on young apple trees with PWM controlled spray systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salcedo, R., Zhu, H., Zhang, Z., Wei, Z., Chen, L., Ozkan, E., Falchieri, D. 2020. Foliar deposition and coverage on young apple trees with PWM controlled spray systems. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 178. Article 105794. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2020.105794.

Droplet size spectrum, activation pressure and flow rate discharged from PWM flat-fan nozzles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, Z., Zhu, H., Zhang, Z., Salcedo, R. 2021. Droplet size spectrum, activation pressure and flow rate discharged from PWM flat-fan nozzles. Transactions of the ASABE. 64(1):313-325. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.14100.

Assessment of chemical concentration accuracy and mixture uniformity of premixing in-line injection system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Z., Zhu, H., Salcedo, R., Wei, Z. 2020. Assessment of chemical concentration accuracy and mixture uniformity of premixing in-line injection system. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 176. Article 105670. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2020.105670.

Evaluation of the Intelligent Sprayer System in peach production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boatwright, H., Zhu, H., Clark, A.C., Schnabel, G. 2020. Evaluation of the Intelligent Sprayer System in peach production. Plant Disease. 104(12):3207-3212. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-20-0696-RE.

Evaluation of PWM technologies for pesticide spray applications in a two-year old apple orchard - (Proceedings)
Salcedo, R., Zhu, H., Zhang, Z., Wei, Z., Chen, L., Ozkan, E. 2020. Evaluation of PWM technologies for pesticide spray applications in a two-year old apple orchard. In:Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE), July 13-15, 2020, Virtual Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 2000079.

Effect of pressure fluctuation on droplet size distribution from pulse width modulated nozzles - (Proceedings)
Wei, Z., Zhu, H., Salcedo, R., Zhang, Z. 2020. Effect of pressure fluctuation on droplet size distribution from pulse width modulated nozzles. In:Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE), July 13-15, 2020, Virtual Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 2000124.

Graphical user interface design for premixing in-line injection system attached to a variable-rate orchard sprayer - (Proceedings)
Zhang, Z., Zhu, H., Wei, Z., Salcedo, R. 2020. Graphical user interface design for premixing in-line injection system attached to a variable-rate orchard sprayer. In:Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE), July 13-15,2020, Virtual Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 2000099.

Quantitative analysis and correction of temperature effects on fluorescent tracer concentration measurement Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Z., Zhu, H., Guler, H. 2020. Quantitative analysis and correction of temperature effects on fluorescent tracer concentration measurement. Sustainability. 12(11):4501. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12114501.