The agricultural industry is dealing with enormous challenges across the globe, including the limited availability of arable lands and fresh water, as well as the effect of climate change. Machinery plays a crucial role in agriculture and farming systems, in order to feed the world’s growing population. In the last decade, we have witnessed major advances in agricultural machinery and technologies, particularly as manufacturers and researchers develop and apply various novel ways of automation as well as the data and information gathering and analyzing capabilities of their machinery.
Table of Contents: Farm machinery and technology; Water and irrigation engineering; Computer modelling
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472 pages | 225 Color Illus. | 45 B/W Illus.; ISBN: 9781498754125