Journal Articles

Here you can find the group’s published work.

publications

Main Publications

A Mixed Data-Based Deep Neural Network to Estimate Leaf Area Index in Wheat Breeding Trials. (2020)

Apolo-Apolo, O.E.; Pérez-Ruiz, M.; Martínez-Guanter, J.; Egea, G. 2020. A Mixed Data-Based Deep Neural Network to Estimate Leaf Area Index in Wheat Breeding Trials. Agronomy 10: 175.

Low-cost three-dimensional modeling of crop plants. (2019)

Martinez-Guanter, J., Ribeiro, Á., Peteinatos, G. G., Pérez-Ruiz, M., Gerhards, R., Bengochea-Guevara, J. M., Jannis Machleb, Andújar, D. (2019). Low-cost three-dimensional modeling of crop plants. Sensors, 19(13), 2883.

Evaluation of over-the-row harvester damage in a super-high-density olive orchard using on-board sensing techniques. (2018)

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Rallo, P., Jiménez, M. R., Garrido-Izard, M., Suárez, M. P., Casanova, L., Valero, C., Martinez-Guanter, J.,  Morales-Sillero, A. (2018). Evaluation of over-the-row harvester damage in a super-high-density olive orchard using on-board sensing techniques. Sensors, 18(4), 1242.

Other Publications

Masheswari, P.; Raja, P.; Apolo-Apolo, O.E.; Pérez-Ruiz, M. 2021. Intelligent fruit yield estimation for orchards using deep learning based semantic segmentation techniques-a review. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12: 684328. (Read more)

Pérez-Ruiz, M.; Slaughter, D.C. 2021. Development of a precision 3-row synchronized transplanter. Biosystems Engineering, 206, pp 67-78.
Rangarajan, A.K.; Raja, P.; Pérez-Ruiz, M.; 2021. Disease classification in aubergine with local symptomatic region using deep learning models. Biosystems Engineering, 209, pp 139-153 (Read more).

Apolo-Apolo, O.E.; Pérez-Ruiz, M.; Martínez-Guanter, J.; Valente, J. 2020. A Cloud-Based environment for generating yield estimation maps from apple orchards using UAV imagery and a deep learning technique. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11:1086 (Read more).

Apolo-Apolo, O.E.; Pérez-Ruiz, M.; Martínez-Guanter, J.; Egea, G. 2020. A Mixed Data-Based Deep Neural Network to Estimate Leaf Area Index in Wheat Breeding Trials. Agronomy 10: 175 (Read more).

Apolo Apolo, O. E., Martinez Guanter, J., Egea, G., Pérez Ruiz, M. 2020. Deep learning techniques for estimation of the yield and size of citrus fruits using a UAV. European Journal of Agronomy. 115: 126030 (Read more).

Martinez-Guanter, J., Ribeiro, Á., Peteinatos, G. G., Pérez-Ruiz, M., Gerhards, R., Bengochea-Guevara, J. M., Jannis Machleb, Andújar, D. (2019). Low-cost three-dimensional modeling of crop plants. Sensors, 19(13), 2883 (Read more).

Martinez-Guanter, J., Agüera, P., Agüera, J., & Pérez-Ruiz, M. (2020). Spray and economics assessment of a UAV-based ultra-low-volume application in olive and citrus orchards. Precision Agriculture, 21(1), 226-243 (Read more) .

Monje Jiménez, R., Egea, G., Perez Urrestarazu, L. 2019. Turfgrass recovery after an induced drought period on a golf course fairway. A case study in southern Spain. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 145: 05019005-1-05019005-11.

Perez Urrestarazu, L., Fernandez Cañero, R., Campos Navarro, P., Sousa, C., Egea, G. 2019. Assessment of perlite, expanded clay and pumice as substrates for living walls. Scientia Horticulturae. 254: 48-54.

Monje Jiménez, R., Perez Urrestarazu, L., Egea, G. 2019. `Tifway’ bermudagrass recovery after drought periods of different durations under shallow sandy soil in a Mediterranean climate. Agricultural Water Management. 223: 105690.

Espejo-Garcia, B., Martinez-Guanter, J., Pérez-Ruiz, M., Lopez-Pellicer, F. J., & Zarazaga-Soria, F. J. (2018). Machine learning for automatic rule classification of agricultural regulations: A case study in Spain. Computers and electronics in agriculture, 150, 343-352.

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Rallo, P., Jiménez, M. R., Garrido-Izard, M., Suárez, M. P., Casanova, L., Valero, C., Martinez-Guanter, J.,  Morales-Sillero, A. (2018). Evaluation of over-the-row harvester damage in a super-high-density olive orchard using on-board sensing techniques. Sensors, 18(4), 1242.

González Real, M.M., Martín Górriz, B., Egea, G., Nortes, P.A., Baille, A. 2018. Characterization and modelling of soil CO2 efflux in old and young irrigated citrus orchards. Catena 162: 376-385.

Perez Urrestarazu, L., Egea, G., Ruiz Alcalá, C., Roldán Olmo, F., Fernandez Cañero, R. 2018. Water management assessment in a historic garden: the case study of the Real Alcazar (Seville, Spain). Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 29C: 192-199.

Quebrajo, M. Perez-Ruiz, L. Perez-Urrestarazu, J. Martínez, G. Egea. 2018 Linking Thermal Imaging and Soil Remote Sensing to Enhance Irrigation Management on Sugar Beet. Biosystems Engineering, 165: 77-87.

Pablo Gonzalez-de-Santos, Angela Ribeiro, Cesar Fernández-Quintanilla, Francisca Lopez-Granado, Michael Brandstoetter, Slobodanka Tomic, Stefania Pedrazzi, Andrea Peruzzi, Gonzalo Pajares, George Kaplanis, Manuel Perez-Ruiz, Constantino Valero, Jaime del Cerro, Marco Vieri, Gilles Rabatel, Benoit Debilde. 2017 Fleets of Robots for Environmentally-safe Pest Control in Agriculture. Precision Agriculture, Vol. 18 (4), Pages 574-614.

Jorge Martínez-Guanter, Miguel Garrido-Izard, Constantino Valero, David C. Slaughter, Manuel Perez-Ruiz. 2017 Optical Sensing to Determine Tomato Plant Spacing for Precise Agrochemical Application: Two Scenarios. Sensors, Vol. 17(5), Pages 1096.

Gregorio Egea, Carmen M. Padilla-Díaz, Jorge Martínez-Guanter, Jose E. Fernández, M. Perez-Ruiz. 2017 Assessing a Crop Water Stress Index Derived From Aerial Thermal Imaging and Infrared Thermometry in Super-high Density Olive Orchards. Agricultural Water Management, Vol. 187, Pages 210-221.

Martínez, G. Egea, J. Agüera, M. Perez-Ruiz. 2017 A Cost-effective Canopy Temperature Measurement System for Precision Agriculture: a Case Study on Sugar Beet. Precision Agriculture, Vol. 18(1), Pages 95-110.

Egea, G., Fernández, J.E., Alcón, F. 2017. Financial assessment of adopting irrigation technology for plant-based regulated deficit irrigation scheduling in super high-density olive orchards. Agric. Water Manage. 187: 47-56.

Krishnaswamy R. Aravind, Purushothaman Raja, Manuel Perez-Ruiz. 2017 Task-based Agricultural Mobile Robots in Arable Farming: A review. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 15(1), 16 pages.

 

Mariano Gonzalez-de-Soto, Luis Emmi, Manuel Perez-Ruiz, Juan Aguera, Pablo Gonzalez-de-Santos. 2016 Autonomous systems for precise spraying – Evaluation of a robotised patch sprayer. Biosystems Engineering, Vol. 146, Pages 165-182.

Egea, G., Diaz-Espejo, A., Fernández, J.E. 2016. Soil moisture dynamics in a hedgerow olive orchard under well-watered and deficit irrigation regimes: assessment, prediction and scenario analysis. Agric. Water Manage. 164: 197-211.

Pérez-Urrestarazu, L., Fernández-Cañero, R., Franco, A., Egea, G. 2016. Influence of an active living wall on indoor temperature and humidity conditions. Ecological Engineering 90: 120-124.

Lucía Quebrajo, Manuel Perez-Ruiz, Antonio Rodríguez-Lizana, Juan Aguera. 2015 An Approach to Precise Nitrogen Management Using Hand-Held Crop Sensor Measurements and Winter Wheat Yield Mapping in a Mediterranean Environment. Sensors, Vol. 15(3), Pages 5504-5517.

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Gonzalez-de-Santos, P., Ribeiro, A., Fernandez-Quintanilla, C., Peruzzi, A., Vieri, M., Tomic, S. & Agüera, J. 2015. Highlights and preliminary results of autonomous crop protection. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Vol. 110, Pages 150-161.

Castillo-Ruiz, F., Perez-Ruiz, M., Blanco-Roldán, G.L., Gil-Ribes, J.A. & Agüera, J. 2015. Development of a telemetry and yield-mapping system of olive harvester. Sensors, 14(10), Pages 19767-19784.

Drenjanac, D., Tomic, S., Agüera, J. & Perez-Ruiz, M. 2014. Wi-Fi and Satellite-Based Location Techniques for Intelligent Agricultural Machinery Controlled by a Human Operator. Sensors, 15, Pages 4001-4018.

Verhoef, A., Egea, G. 2014. Modeling plant transpiration under limited soil water: Comparison of different plant and soil hydraulic parameterizations and preliminary implications for their use in land surface models. Agric. Forest Meteorol. 191: 22-32.

Garrrido, M., Perez-Ruiz, M., Valero, C., Gliever, C., Hanson, B.D. & Slaughter, D.C. 2014. Active Optical Sensors for Tree Stem Detection and Classification in Nurseries. Sensors, 14(6), Pages 10783-10803.

Carballido, J., Pérez-Ruiz, M., Emmi, L. & Agüera, J. 2014. Comparison of positional accuracy between RTK and RTX GNSS based on the autonomous agricultural vehicles under field conditions. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, Vol. 30, Pages 361-366.

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Slaughter, D.C., Fathallah, F.A., Gliever, C. & Miller, B.J. 2014. Co-robotic intra-row weed control system. Biosystems Engineering, Vol. 126, Pages 45-55.

Agüera, J., Carballido, J., Gil, J.A., Gliever, C.J. & Pérez-Ruiz, M. 2013. Design of a Soil Cutting Resistance Sensor for Application in Site-Specific Tillage. Sensors, 13 (5), Pages 5945-5957.

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Carballido, J., Agüera, J. & Rodríguez-Lizana, A. 2013. Development and evaluation of a combined cultivator and band sprayer with a row-centering RTK-GPS guidance system. Sensors, 13(3), Pages 3313-3330.

Carballido, J., Rodríguez-Lizana, A., Agüera, J. & Pérez-Ruiz, M. 2013. Field sprayer for inter- and intra-row weed control: performance and labor savings. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 11(3), Pages 642-651.

Egea, G., Nortes, P.A., Domingo, R., Baille, A., Pérez-Pastor, A., González-Real, M.M.  2013. Almond agronomic response to long-term deficit irrigation applied since orchard establishment. Irrigation Science 31: 445-454.

Alcon, F., Egea, G., Nortes, P.A. 2013. Financial feasibility of implementing regulated and sustained deficit irrigation in almond orchards. Irrigation Science 31: 931-941.

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Slaughter, D.C., Gliever, C.J. & Upadhyaya, S.K. 2012. Automatic GPS-based intra row weed knife control system for transplanted row crops. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Vol. 80, Pages 41-49.

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Slaughter, D.C., Gliever, C. & Upadhyaya, S.K. 2012. Tractor-based Real-time kinematic-Global Positioning System (RTK-GPS) guidance system for geospatial mapping of row crop transplant. Biosystem Engineering, Vol. 111 Issue 1, Pages 64-71.

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Rodríguez-Lizana, A., Carballido, J., Agüera, J. & Pelegrín, F. 2011. Development and assessment of a prototype as an innovative method for teaching agricultural machinery. Transactions of ASABE, Vol. 54(6), Pages 2353-2360.

Sun, H., Slaughter, D.C., Perez-Ruiz, M., Gliever, C., Upadhyaya, S.K. & Smith, R.F. 2010. RTK-GPS mapping of transplanted row crops. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, Vol. 71 Issue 1, Pages 32-37.

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Carballido, J., Agüera, J. & Gil J.A. 2010. Assessing GNSS correction signals for assisted guidance systems in agricultural vehicles. Precision Agriculture, Vol. 12 Issue 5, Pages 639-652.

Pérez-Ruiz, M., Agüera, J., Gil, J.A. & Slaughter, D.C. 2010. Optimization of agrochemical application in olive groves based on positioning sensor. Precision Agriculture, Vol. 12 Issue 4, Pages 564-575.