The Computerized Greenhouse

The Computerized Greenhouse : Automatic Control Application in Plant Production

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The aim of this book is to open up research areas in automatic control engineering for crop production systems in horticulture and agriculture, and to explain the ideas of automatic control in plant production. It includes detailed discussions of: modelling; artificial intelligence for agricultural applications; optimal control and its applications; control for agricultural systems; and fundamental systems engineering concepts.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 157 x 235 x 19.05mm | 654g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 012330590X
  • 9780123305909

Table of contents

System modelling, identification, and control - identification, estimation and control of glasshouse systems, P.C. Young, et al; physical modelling of greenhouse climate, G.P.A. Bot; measurement and parameter identification problems for control of biotechnical processes, A. Munack; environmental control in plant tissue culture and its application for micropropagation, T. Kozai and B.R. Jeong; optimal control - optimal diurnal control in greenhouses as related to greenhouse management and crop requirements, H. Challa and G. van Straten; optimal control for plant production in greenhouses, H.-J. Tantau; optimal greenhouse temperature trajectories for a multi-state-variable tomato model, I. Seginer and A. Sher; computer applications and artificial intelligence - computer integrated system for the cultivating process in agriculture and horticulture - approach to "intelligent plant factory", Y. Hashimoto; using empirical knowledge for the determination of climatic setpoints - an ariticial intelligence approach, R. Martin-Clouaire, et al; relating plant sciences - environmental signals, receptors, A.W. Naylor.
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