IEEE 2020 International Workshop on Metrology for Agriculture and Forestry

IEEE MetroAgriFor 2020

General Trak  9 PRESENTATIONS
GENERAL TRACK

Neural networks for Pest Detection in Precision Agriculture
  • Matteo Nardello
Reinforcement Learning for Connected Autonomous Vehicle Localization via UAVs
  • Enrico Testi
A Low-Cost and High-Accuracy Non-Invasive System for the Monitoring of Fruit Growth
  • Lorenzo Mistral Peppi
Energy-neutral weather stations for precision agriculture: challenges and approaches
  • Padma Balaji Leelavinodhan
Preliminary Design of a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System for Crop-Spraying on Vineyards
  • Nicoletta Bloise
Improving GHG flux monitoring in agricultural soil through the AGRESTIC prototype: a focus on the assessment of data quality
  • Iride Volpi
Low cost center pivot irrigation monitoring systems based on IoT and LoRaWAN technologies
  • Álvaro Lozano Murciego
On-the-go variable rate fertilizer application on vineyard using a proximal spectral sensor
  • Marco Sozzi
AI at the Edge: a Smart Gateway for Greenhouse Air Temperature Forecasting
  • Gaia Codeluppi

Special Session  4 PRESENTATIONS
SPECIAL SESSION FOR PH.D STUDENTS

Dimension fitting of wheat spikes in dense 3D point clouds based on the adaptive k-means algorithm with dynamic perspectives
  • Fuli Wang
Solar Irradiance Measuring System based on PIC Microcontroller
  • Bouazza Fekkak
Effects of reed beds management on the hydrodynamic behaviour of vegetated open channels
  • Giuseppe Francesco Cesare Lama
Vis/NIR hyperspectral imaging technology in predicting the quality properties of three fruit cultivars during production and storage
  • Alessandro Benelli

Special Session  3 PRESENTATIONS
SENSORS, INSTRUMENTS AND METHODOLOGIES FOR BEVERAGE QUALITY ASSESSMENT

Characterization of the main physico-chemical parameters in three styles of craft beer
  • Loredana Liguori
Impedimetric label – free immunosensor for rapid detection of Ochratoxin A in beer and wine
  • Francesca Malvano
pH strip reader for beer samples based on image analysis
  • Salvatore Dello Iacono

Special Session  6 PRESENTATIONS
PRECISION HORTICULTURE

Spatiotemporal water use mapping of a commercial apple orchard using UAS based spectral imagery
  • Abhilash Chandel
Internet of Things enabled crop physiology sensing system for abiotic crop stress management in apple and sweet cherry
  • Rakesh Ranjan
In-situ detection of apple fruit using a 2D LiDAR laser scanner
  • Nikos Tsoulias
Mapping the fruit bearing capacity in a commercial apple (Malus x domestica BORKH.) orchard
  • Martin Penzel
Towards rapid detection and mapping of powdery mildew in apple orchards
  • Abhilash Chandel
A mobile thermal-RGB imaging tool for mapping crop water stress of grapevines
  • Basavaraj Rajkumar Amogi

Special Session  4 PRESENTATIONS
SMART SYSTEMS IN AGRICULTURAL, LIVESTOCK AND FOOD-PROCESSING FACILITIES

Smart and cheap scale for estimating live-fish biomass in offshore aquaculture
  • Carlo Bibbiani
A Smart Monitoring System for a Future Smarter Dairy Farming
  • Stefano Benni
Non-contact feed weight estimation by RFID technology in cow-feed alley
  • Andrea Pezzuolo
A Smart Monitoring System for Self-sufficient Integrated Multi-Trophic AquaPonic
  • Alberto Barbaresi

Special Session  7 PRESENTATIONS
INNOVATIVE DATA ANALYSIS SOLUTIONS IN THE AGRI-FOOD SECTOR

Analysis of performances of a commercial threedimensional (3D) reconstruction camera
  • Domenico Giora
A data-driven methodology to assess the accumulation risk in agricultural insurance contracts
  • Andrea Marini
Simply Time Domain Reflectometry system for food analysis
  • Eleonora Iaccheri
In-field Vis/NIR hyperspectral imaging to measure soluble solids content of wine grape berries during ripening
  • Alessandro Benelli
Vis/NIR hyperspectral imaging to assess freshness of sardines (Sardina pilchardus)
  • Leonardo Franceschelli
Tomato diseases Classification Based on VGG and Transfer Learning
  • Martina Iammarino
Computer Vision Technology for Quality Monitoring in Smart Drying System
  • Swathi Sirisha Nallan Chakravartula

Special Session  8 PRESENTATIONS
INNOVATIVE ROBOTICS SOLUTIONS AND AUTONOMOUS TASKS IN AGRICULTURE

Design Concept and Modelling of a Tracked UGV for Orchard Precision Agriculture
  • Roberto Tazzari
Development of new system and methodology for the assessment of stressed and missing plants in vineyards: preliminary study
  • Gabriele Daglio
Evaluation of Virtual Methods for Training Neural Networks in Agricultural Applications
  • Jorge Luis Jimenez Aparicio
Cooperative Agricultural Operations of Aerial and Ground Unmanned Vehicles
  • Martina Mammarella
Sensor-fusion and deep neural networks for autonomous UAV navigation within orchards
  • Kushtrim Bresilla
Methodology for Plant Specific Cultivation through a Plant Identification pipeline
  • Matteo Pantano
Autonomous Robotic Platform for Precision Orchard Management: Architecture and Software Perspective
  • Roberto Tazzari
Convolutional Neural Networks for Detection of Storage Disorders on 'Abbé Fétel' pears
  • Alessandro Bonora

Special Session  10 PRESENTATIONS
INTEGRATED WATER MANAGEMENT FOR AGRICULTURE (PART I): SENSING, MODELING, AND DATA INTEGRATION

Calibration equation and field test of a capacitive soil moisture sensor
  • Brenno Tondato de Faria
Using a gamma-ray spectrometer for soil moisture monitoring: development of the the gamma Soil Moisture Sensor (gSMS)
  • Steven van der Veeke
Discriminating irrigation and rainfall with proximal gamma-ray spectroscopy
  • Andrea Serafini
Towards the optimization of a scintillator-based neutron detector for large non-invasive soil moisture estimation
  • Gabriele Baroni
Mapping near-surface soil moisture in a Mediterranean agroforestry ecosystem using Cosmic-Ray Neutron Probe and Sentinel-1 Data
  • Aida Taghavi Bayat
Water spray detection for smart irrigation systems with Mask R-CNN and UAV footage
  • Caio Koenigkom Galdino de Albuquerque
Future rainfall scenarios for the assessment of water availability in Italy
  • Giuseppe Francesco Cesare Lama
Sensitivity of the agro-hydrological model CRITERIA-1D to the Leaf Area Index parameter
  • Tamara Ricchi
Irrigation scheduling of tomato crop by combining Sentinel-2 imagery with an agro-hydrological model
  • Giovanni Battista Chirico
Smart Water Management in Agriculture: a Proposal for an Optimal Scheduling Formulation of a Gravity Water Distribution System
  • Vittorio Latorre

Special Session  8 PRESENTATIONS
INTEGRATED WATER MANAGEMENT FOR AGRICULTURE (PART II): ARCHITECTURES, PLATFORMS AND SUSTAINABILITY

A Nearest Neighbors based Data Filter for Fog Computing in IoT Smart Agriculture
  • Franklin Magalhães Ribeiro Junior
IoT-based Measurement for Smart Agriculture
  • Alexandre Heideker
Understanding the tradeoffs of LoRaWAN for IoT-based Smart Irrigation
  • Carlos Kamienski
Enhancing Soil Measurements with a Multi-Depth Sensor for IoT-based Smart Irrigation
  • Jeferson Rodrigues Cotrim
e-SmallFarmer - A solution for small farming
  • Rui Alves
The SWAMP Farmer App for IoT-based Smart Water Status Monitoring and Irrigation Control
  • Milton Gama Neto
Enabling Context Aware Tuning of Low Power Sensors for Smart Agriculture
  • Simone Sindaco
Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals with a digital platform: experiences from the vitivinicultural sector
  • Giorgia Bucci

Special Session  1 PRESENTATIONS
PRECISION LIVESTOCK FARMING AND FEEDING

Relationships among behavior, climate and milk production in a dairy cattle farm in Northern Italy
  • Daniela Lovarelli

Special Session  3 PRESENTATIONS
AGRICULTURAL METEOROLOGY FOR WATER RESILIENCE IN AGROECOSYSTEMS

Ploovium: a decision support system for increasing water use efficiency of irrigated crops
  • Andrea Martelli
Performance of different rice varieties under drip irrigation
  • Stefano Monaco
Integrating UAV and satellite data to assess the effects of agroforestry on microclimate in Dodoma region, Tanzania
  • Lorenzo Villani

Special Session  6 PRESENTATIONS
MITIGATION STRATEGIES TO REDUCE GASEOUS EMISSIONS FROM LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS AND MANURE STORES

Is the biochar an effective floating cover for manure storage to reduce ammonia emissions, adsorbing nitrogen at the same time?
  • Ester Scotto di Perta
Release of ammonia, particulate matter and nitrogen oxides during the Covid-19 quarantine: what is the role of livestock activities?
  • Daniela Lovarelli
Effect of mitigation techniques on ammonia emissions and nutrients recovery: the role of fertigation with digestate
  • Alberto Finzi
Addition of powdery sulfur to pig slurry to reduce NH3 and GHG emissions after mechanical separation
  • Elio Dinuccio
Ammonia stripping from buffalo manure digestate for future nitrogen upcycling into bio-based products
  • Silvio Matassa
Application of nitrification inhibitor on soil to reduce NH3 and N2O emission after slurry spreading
  • Jacopo Maffia

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