IEEE 2021 International Workshop on Metrology for Agriculture and Forestry

IEEE MetroAgriFor 2021

General Track  14 PRESENTATIONS
GENERAL TRACK

Field-effect-transistor based biosensors: a review of their use in environmental monitoring applications
  • Giulia Elli
Automatic inspection of baked goods based on costeffective RGB-D camera
  • Lorenzo Comba
Evaluation of seeding unit equipped with shock absorber suspension on corn and sunflower
  • Kaihua Liu
2D tree crops training system improve computer vision application in field: a case study
  • Gianmarco Bortolotti
Faster R-CNN and EfficientNet for Accurate Insect Identification in a Relabeled Yellow Sticky Traps Dataset
  • Alexia Briassouli
Measurement of soil properties and surface hydrology parameters to assess the variation induced by different plantations
  • Chitra Shukla
High-Resolution Soil Moisture Retrieval Using C-Band Radar Sentinel-1 and Cosmic-ray Neutron Sensor Data
  • Hami Said Ahmed
A data-driven framework for identifying productivity zones and the impact of agricultural droughts in sugarcane using SPI and unsupervised learning
  • Roberto Fray da Silva
Automatic Spatial Rainfall Estimation on Limited Coverage Areas
  • Roberto Fray da Silva
CFD modelling of gaseous emissions and dispersion from pig barn to surrounding areas
  • Marco Bovo
Process-oriented simulation and observations of N2O emission from intensively managed agricultural cropping system
  • Terenzio Zenone
Predict soil moisture into the future: on the integration of CRITERIA-1D into ZENTRA cloud
  • Brenno Tondato de Faria
Preliminary exploration of potential ponding impact on crop vigour using remote sensing techniques
  • Eugenio Straffelini
Potential of in-field Vis/NIR hyperspectral imaging to monitor quality parameters of alfalfa
  • Chiara Cevoli

Special Session  9 PRESENTATIONS
SMART ELECTRONICS AND SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS AS KEY ENABLING TECHNOLOGY IN PRECISION AGRICULTURE

droneONtrap project – Integration of IoT technologies and drones for health status and pests monitoring of orchards
  • Alex Bojeri
A THz Imaging Scanner to Monitor Leaf Water Content
  • Manuel Greco
Preliminary results from beehive activity monitoring using a 77 GHz FMCW radar sensor
  • Luca Dall'Asta
Smart Monitoring Technologies for Defining Variability in Vineyard Microclimate, and Vinegrape Performances
  • Mauro Maesano
Measure of the deflections from linear trajectory of a skid-steer gantry tractor during its motion
  • Simone Pascuzzi
Some Metrological Observations on the Use of the Exhaust Gas Temperature for the Indirect Measurement of the Torque in Agricultural Engines
  • Marco Bietresato
Transistor-based plant sensors for agriculture 4.0 measurements
  • Saleh Hamed
Low power Wireless Sensor Network for precision agriculture: a battery-less operation scenario
  • Francesco Maita
Comparing Routing Protocols for WSN in Agricultural Scenario
  • Manuel Greco

Special Session  8 PRESENTATIONS
PRECISION HORTICULTURE

Kiwifruit absorption and scattering properties obtained through postharvest shelf life using a laser backscattering imaging system
  • Zhuo Yang
Anomaly detection in plant growth in a controlled environment using 3D scanning techniques and deep learning
  • Iva Xhimitiku
Apple orchard flower clusters density mapping by unmanned aerial vehicle RGB acquisitions
  • Mirko Piani
Comparison of various methods for estimation of reference evapotranspiration under four different precision farming structures
  • Chitra Shukla
Improving accuracy and efficiency in plant detection on a novel, benchmarking real-world dataset
  • Alexia Briassouli
High throughput canopy characterization of a commercial apple orchard using aerial RGB imagery
  • Lav Khot
Geospatial apple canopy transpiration mapping: effect of in-field and open-field weather
  • Abhilash Chandel
Non-destructive Leaf Area Estimation of Tomato Using Mobile LiDAR Laser Scanner
  • Kowshik Kumar Saha

Special Session  0 PRESENTATIONS
ENVIRONMENTAL MEASUREMENTS TO SUPPORT PRECISION AGRICULTURE

There are no papers in the track.

Special Session  5 PRESENTATIONS
METROLOGY FOR FARM PESTS CONTROL: WHAT CONTRIBUTIONS MEETING TECHNICAL EFFICACY, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Spray Drop Size Measurement via Image Analysis
  • Emanuele Cerruto
A Brief Review of Nozzle Spray Drop Size Measurement Techniques
  • Giuseppe Manetto
Indoor test bench measurements of potential spray drift generated by multi-row sprayers
  • Marco Grella
Check and calibration of spraying machinery in Lombardy: activity results from 1999
  • Domenico Pessina
Feasibility study of using laser technology for calibrating orchard sprayer machinery. First results
  • Simone Pascuzzi

Special Session  8 PRESENTATIONS
ROBOTICS FOR AGRO-FORESTRY APPLICATIONS

Improving agricultural drone localization using georeferenced low-complexity maps
  • Alessandro Biglia
Wind Tunnel Testing of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems for Precision Crop-Spraying Applications
  • Nicoletta Bloise
Trajectory Planning ROS Service for an Autonomous Agricultural Robot
  • Dario Mengoli
Robust autonomous row-change maneuvers for agricultural robotic platform
  • Dario Mengoli
Generating maneuverable trajectories for a reconfigurable underactuated agricultural robot
  • Helen Henninger
Increasing autonomy in agricultural robots: unevenness estimation of the terrain ahead
  • Rocco Galati
Metrology-aware Path Planning for Agricultural Mobile Robots in Dynamic Environments
  • Raza Saeed
Design and evaluation of a brach sensing system for a climbing and pruning robot
  • Giovanni Carabin

Special Session  5 PRESENTATIONS
ADVANCES IN SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR SMART AGRICULTURE MEASUREMENT

Data Value Extraction Mechanism in a Resilient Fog-based IoT System for Smart Irrigation
  • Franklin Magalhães Ribeiro Junior
Irrigation water saving estimation using soil moisture forecast simulation
  • Juha-Pekka Soininen
IrrigaSim: An Irrigation Simulation, Processing, and Animation Environment
  • Ronaldo Prati
Managing Smart Agriculture: the IoT Entity Management System (IoTEMS)
  • Carlos Kamienski
A Soil Moisture Calibration Service for IoT-based Smart Irrigation
  • Ivan Zyrianoff

Special Session  5 PRESENTATIONS
LIVESTOCK GASEOUS EMISSIONS, MEASUREMENT AND MODELLING TECHNIQUES FROM BARN TO FIELD

Uncertainty in determining ammonia and methane emissions at different sampling locations in an open-sided dairy barn
  • Provvidenza Rita D'Urso
The landscape approach as support to the livestock manure management. The buffalo herds case-study in Sele plain, Campania region
  • Elena Cervelli
Testing the Efficiency of a Passive Sampler for Ammonia Monitoring and Comparison with Alpha-Samplers
  • Jacopo Maffia
Ammonia concentration and recommended threshold values in pig farming: a review
  • Cecilia Conti
Rapid and continuous monitoring of air ammonia concentration in dairy milking parlors
  • Alberto Finzi

Special Session  9 PRESENTATIONS
THE ROLE OF DIGITIZATION IN AGRICULTURAL SUSTAINABILITY

A Blockchain implemented App for forestry nursery management
  • Stefano Bruzzese
Italian Speech Commands for Forestry applications
  • Luciano Ortenzi
Assessing the Digitalization Footprint from Agricultural Fields on Required Data Storage Space
  • Ahmed Kayad
farMAS: Multi-Agent based farm activity planning and execution system
  • Georg Egger
Life Cycle Assessment of Fertilization – Precision Soil Modeling Combined with Precision Agriculture
  • Francisco Medel Jimenez
Evaluation of Tracer dyes for spray deposit assessment in the vineyard
  • Rino Gubiani
Connectivity in rural areas: a case study on internet connection in the Italian agricultural areas
  • Marco Sozzi
Digital sustainability in smart agriculture
  • Pasqualina Sacco
Can PocketNNI, a new smart app for Nitrogen Nutrition Index estimation, reduce the environmental impact of rice?
  • Jacopo Bacenetti

Special Session  3 PRESENTATIONS
SMART SYSTEMS FOR LAND MONITORING, ANALYSIS, MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING

Assessing landscape fragmentation in Sardinia (Italy): A Comparative Analysis
  • Giovanna Calia
GIS based-model to locate and quantify agricultural wastes for sustainable building components: plastic films and sheep wool fibers
  • Monica Parlato
The impacts of Nature Based Solutions (NBS) on vegetated flows’ dynamics in urban areas
  • Unregistered User

Special Session  11 PRESENTATIONS
SMART TECHNOLOGIES AND DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN AGRICULTURAL, LIVESTOCK AND FOOD-PROCESSING FACILITIES

Automatic heart girth measurement for cattle based on deep learning
  • Hao Guo
A cascaded model based on EfficientDet and YOLACT++ for instance segmentation of cow’s collar ID tag in image
  • Unregistered User
Live weight prediction of cattle using deep image regression
  • Alexey Ruchay
Body Condition Score for Dairy Cows Method Based on Vision Transformer
  • Hao Guo
Research on denoising and segmentation algorithm application of pigs' point cloud based on DBSCAN and PointNet
  • Runheng Lin
Methodology for sensor calibration in agro-industrial facilities
  • Marco Bovo
A Low Power GPS-based device to develop KDE analyses for managing herd in extensive livestock systems
  • Giulia Castagnolo
Application of a smart dynamic scale for measuring live-fish biomass in aquaculture
  • Carlo Bibbiani
Portable Photometer for Procyanidins Quantitation in Red Wine
  • Eleonora Iaccheri
Digital Technologies and Automation in Livestock Production Systems: a Digital Footprint from Multisource Data
  • Andrea Pezzuolo
An IoT-based beer fermentation monitoring system
  • Domenico Di Caro

Special Session  5 PRESENTATIONS
EMERGING INSTRUMENTATION FOR IN-SITU MONITORING OF PHYSIOLOGICAL AND SOIL PARAMETERS RELATED TO WATER-STRESS

Verifying sensitivity of a sensor system for logging xylem's acoustic emissions related to drought stress
  • Dinko Oletic
A low cost harmonically modulated chlorophyll fluorescence imaging system and frequency domain analysis of chlorophyll fluorescence
  • Dingle Jose
Non-contact Assessment of Apple Condition using Magnetic Induction Spectroscopy: Preliminary Results and Indications
  • Michael O'Toole
Advanced monitoring system for agroecosystems threatened by salinisation and pollution
  • Unregistered User
Detecting cellular damages in freezing plants: are acoustic emissions useful?
  • Guillaume Charrier

Special Session  5 PRESENTATIONS
SENSING HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES AT DIFFERENT SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL SCALES FOR SUSTAINABLE USE OF WATER RESOURCES

A comparison between satellite- and model-based approaches developed in the ESA Irrigation+ project framework to estimate irrigation quantities
  • Luca Brocca
Eco-hydrodynamic characterization of vegetated flows derived by UAV-based imagery
  • Unregistered User
Assessing spatial soil moisture patterns at a small agricultural catchment
  • Tailin Li
Assessing crop evapotranspiration by combining ERA5-Land meteorological reanalysis data and visible and near-infrared satellite imagery
  • Anna Pelosi
Assessment of a new non-invasive soil moisture sensor based on cosmic-ray neutrons
  • Stefano Gianessi

Special Session  0 PRESENTATIONS
SMART WATER MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURE: MODELS, ALGORITHMS, TOOLS AND SOLUTIONS

There are no papers in the track.

Special Session  3 PRESENTATIONS
MEASUREMENT AND SENSING TECHNIQUES FOR ESTIMATING SOIL HYDRAULIC CHARACTERISTICS AND MONITORING SOIL WATER DYNAMICS

A Sensing-without-Sensors System for Soil Moisture Estimation
  • Riccardo Marini
The effects of management practices and fires on soil water dynamics at three locations across Europe
  • Jakub Jerábek
CRNS-based monitoring technologies for a weather and climate-resilient agriculture: realization by the ADAPTER project
  • Patrizia Ney

Special Session  4 PRESENTATIONS
MEASURING METHODS FOR ASSESSING BIOMASS VALORIZATION ROUTES IN THE AGRIFORESTRY SECTOR

Preliminary study on the application of a commercial LAI ceptometer for estimation of leaf production on low vigour mulberry trees
  • Unregistered User
Development of a method for determining the charcoal calorific value variability as integration of the UNI EN ISO 18125:2018 standard
  • Alessio Mencarelli
Investigating biomass pyrolysis through intra-particle gas measurements
  • Francesco Patuzzi
Quality control of woodchip energy parameters using near infrared spectroscopy coupled with chemometrics
  • Giuseppe Toscano