volume 48, issue 1, P17-24 2015
DOI: 10.1515/cerce-2015-0013
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H. Bagherpour, S. Minaei, M. Abdollahian Noghabi, M. Esmail Khorasani Fardavani

Abstract: Abstract The main priorities in crop production are increasing the yield and decreasing the cost of production. Precision farming is the best practice to approach these goals. For real time measurement of sugar beet yield, a yield monitor was developed, and installed on the exterior side of the harvester’s chassis. The advantage of this arrangement over similar systems is the location of the load cell and system’s frame which prevents blockage by trash, mud or plant roots. For measurement of weight, one lo…

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