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Dr. Lav Khot Precision Agriculture

Complete List of Publications

Book Chapters

  1. Khot, L. R., G.-A. Hoheisel, Y. Osroosh, and R. Ehsani. 2017. Ch. 7-Precision technologies for pest and disease management. In Zhang (Eds.), Automation in tree fruit production, CAB International, Boston, MA. 112p, ISBN 978-1780648507.
  2. Zhang, Q., M. Karkee, and L. R. Khot. 2017. Ch. 14- Mechanization and automation for apple production. In Evans (Eds.), Achieving sustainable cultivation of apples’, Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, http://dx.doi.org/10.19103/AS.2016.0017.14.
  3. Sankaran, S., L. R. Khot, R. Ehsani. 2014. Mid- and far-infrared spectroscopy. In Alahakoon et al. (Eds.), Imaging with Electromagnetic Spectrum: Applications in Food and Agriculture. Springer, IX, 290p. ISBN 978-3-642-54887-1.

 Refereed Publications

  1. Chandel, A., L. R. Khot*, Y. Osroosh and R. T. Peters. 2018. Thermal-RGB imager derived in-field apple surface temperature estimates for sunburn management. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 253-254: 132-140 (5-Year IF: 4.753).
  2. Osroosh, Y., L. R. Khot*, and R. T. Peters. 2018. Economical thermal-RGB imaging system for monitoring agricultural crops. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 147: 34-43. (5-Year IF: 2.502).
  3. Sinha, R., L. R. Khot*, B. Schroeder and S. Sankaran. 2018. FAIMS based volatile fingerprinting for real-time postharvest storage infections detection in stored potatoes and onions. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 135: 83-92 (5-Year IF: 3.603).
  4. Boydston*, R., L. D. Porter, B. Chaves-Cordoba, P. N. Miklas and L. R. Khot. 2018. The impact of tillage on pinto bean cultivar response to drought induced by deficit irrigation. Soil & Tillage Research, 180: 63-72. (5-Year IF: 3.856).
  5. Jarolmasjed, S., S. Sankaran*, L. Kalcsits and L. R. Khot. 2018. Proximal hyperspectral sensing of stomatal conductance to monitor the efficacy of exogenous abscisic acid applications in apple trees. Crop Protection, 109: 42-50. (5-Year IF: 1.936).
  6. Zhou, J., L. R. Khot*, R. A. Boydston, P. N. Miklas, and L. Porter. 2017. Low altitude remote sensing technologies for crop stress monitoring: a case study on spatial and temporal monitoring of irrigated pinto bean. Precision Agriculture, DOI: 10.1007/s11119-017-9539-0 (5-Year IF: 2.012).
  7. Zúñiga, C. E., L. R. Khot*, S. Sankaran, and P. Jacoby. 2017. High resolution multispectral and thermal remote sensing-based water stress assessment in subsurface irrigated grapevines. Remote Sensing, 9(9): 961-976. doi:10.3390/rs9090961 (5-Year IF: 3.749).
  8. Zhou, J., L. R. Khot*, H. Bahlol, G. Kafle, M. D. Whiting, T. Peters, Q. Zhang, D. Granatstein, and T. Coffey. 2017. In-field sensing for crop loss management: efficacy of air-blast sprayer generated crosswind in rainwater removal from cherry canopies. Crop Protection, 91: 27-33 (5-Year IF: 1.936).
  9. Sinha, R., L. R. Khot*, and B. K. Schroeder. 2017. FAIMS based sensing of Burkholderia cepacia caused sour skin in onions under bulk storage condition. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 11(4): 1578-1585 (5-Year IF: 0.536).
  10. Sinha, R., L. R. Khot*, B. Schroeder and Y. Si. 2017. Rapid and non-destructive detection of P. cartovorum caused soft rot in stored potatoes through volatile biomarkers sensing. Crop Protection, 93: 122-131 (5-Year IF: 1.936).
  11. Kalcsits, L.*, G. Mupambi, S. Serra, S. Musacchi, D. Layne, T. Schmidt, M. Mendoza, L. Asteggiano, S. Jarolmasjed, S. Sankaran, L. R. Khot, and C. Espinoza Zúñiga. 2017. Above and below-ground environmental changes associated with the use of photoselective anti-hail netting in apple. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 237-238: 9-17(5-Year IF: 4.753).
  12. Kafle, G., L. R. Khot*, S. Jarolmasjed, Y. Si and K. Lewis. 2016. Robustness of near infrared spectroscopy based spectral features for non-destructive bitter pit detection in honeycrisp apples. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 120: 180-192.
  13. Zhou, J., L. R. Khot*, T. Peters, M. D. Whiting, Q. Zhang, and D. Granatstein. 2016. Efficacy of unmanned helicopter in rainwater removal from cherry canopies. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 124: 161-167.
  14. Kafle, G., L. R. Khot*, J. Zhou, H. Y. Bahlol and Y. Si. 2016. Towards precision spray applications to prevent rain-induced sweet cherry cracking: understanding calcium washout due to rain and fruit cracking susceptibility. Scientia Horticulturae, 203: 152-157.
  15. Kafle, G., L. R. Khot*, S. Sankaran, H. Y. Bahlol, J. A. Tufariello, and H. H. Hill Jr. 2016. State of ion mobility spectrometry and applications in agriculture: A review. Engineering in Agriculture, Environment and Food, 9(4): 346-357.
  16. Jarolmasjed, S., C. L. Zuniga, S. Sankaran, and L. R. Khot*. 2016. Postharvest bitter pit detection and progression evaluation in ‘Honeycrisp’ apples using computed tomography images. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 118: 35-42.
  17. Khot*, L. R., S. Sankaran, A. H. Carter, D. A. Johnson, and T. F. Cummings. 2016. UAS imaging based decision tools for arid winter wheat and irrigated potato production management. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37(1): 125-137.
  18. Jennifer J. T., C. A. Urrea, J. Zhou, L. R. Khot, S. Sankaran, and P. N. Miklas. 2016. Selective phenotyping traits related to multiple stress and drought response in dry bean. Crop Science, 56: 1–13.
  19. Zhou, J., L. R. Khot*, H. Bahlol, R. Boydston, P. N. Miklas, and L. Porter. 2016. Evaluation of ground, proximal and aerial remote sensing technologies for crop stress monitoring. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 49(16): 22-26.
  20. Quirós, J. J., and L. R. Khot*. 2016. Potential of low altitude multispectral imaging for in-field apple tree nursery inventory mapping. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 49(16): 421–425.
  21. Sankaran, S., L. R. Khot*, and A. H. Carter. 2015. Field-based crop phenotyping: multispectral aerial imaging for rapid evaluation of winter wheat emergence and spring stand. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 118: 372-379.
  22. Sankaran, S., L. R. Khot, C. Z. Espinoza, S. Jarolmasjed, V. R. Sathuvalli, G. J. Vandemark, P. N. Miklas, A. H. Carter, M. O. Pumphrey, N. Richard Knowles, and M. Pavek. 2015. Low-altitude, high-resolution aerial imaging systems for row and field crop phenotyping: A review. European Journal of Agronomy, 70: 112-123.
  23. Khot, L. R., R. Ehsani*, J. M. Maja, J. M. Campoy, C. Wellington and A. Al-Jumaili. 2014. Evaluation of deposition and coverage of an air-assisted sprayer, and two airblast sprayers in citrus orchards. Transactions of the ASABE, 57(4): 1007-1013.
  24. Khot, L. R., R. Ehsani*, L. G. Albrigo, W. Swen, J. C. Neto, J. M. Campoy, and C. Wellington. 2014. Variable rate spraying in varied micro-meteorological conditions. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 16(1): 90-98.
  25. Jadhav, U., L. R. Khot, R. Ehsani*, V. Jagdale, and J. K. Schueller. 2014. Volumetric mass flow sensor for citrus mechanical harvesting machines. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 101: 93-101.
  26. Khorramnia, K., L. R. Khot, A. R. B. M. Shariff, R. Ehsani*, S. B. Mansor, and A. B. A. Rahim. 2014. Oil palm leaf nutrient estimation by optical sensing techniques. Transactions of the ASABE, 57(4): 1267-1277.
  27. Khot, L. R., R. Ehsani*, G. Albrigo, P. A. Larbi, A. Landers, J. Campoy, and C. Wellington. 2012. Air-assisted sprayer adapted for precision horticulture: Spray patterns and deposition assessments in small-sized citrus canopies. Biosystems Engineering, 113(1): 76-85.
  28. Khot, L. R., R. Ehsani*, G. Albrigo, P. A. Larbi, and A. J. Landers. 2012. Spray pattern investigation of an axial-fan airblast precision sprayer using a modified vertical patternator. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 28(5): 647-654.
  29. Wellington*, C., J. Campoy, L. R. Khot, and R. Ehsani. 2012. Orchard tree modeling for sprayer control, tree inventory, and autonomous navigation. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Algarve, Portugal.
  30. Yamakawa, M., L. R. Khot, R. Ehsani*, and N. Kondo. 2012. Real-time nondestructive citrus fruit quality monitoring system: development and laboratory testing. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 14(3): 117-124.
  31. Khot, L. R., S. Sankaran, J. M. Maja, R. Ehsani*, and E. W. Schuster. 2012. Applications of nanomaterials in agricultural production and crop protection: a review. Crop Protection, 35: 64-70. [Top 25 Hottest Articles; Most downloaded article in Agricultural Sciences; General, 2013]. http://www.journals.elsevier.com/crop-protection/most-downloaded-articles/
  32. Miller*, D. R., L. R. Khot, A. L. Hiscox, M. Salyani, T. W. Walker, and M. Farooq. 2012. Effect of atmospheric conditions on coverage of fogger applications in a desert surface boundary layer. Transactions of the ASABE, 55(2): 1-11.
  33. Sankaran, S., L. R. Khot, and S. Panigrahi*. 2012. Biology and applications of olfactory sensing system: a review. Sensors and Actuators B, 171-172, 1-17 [Top 25 Hottest Articles; Most downloaded Sensors and Actuators B article; January 2012-January, 2014]. http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/chemistry/6/journal/sensors-and-actuators-b-chemical/09254005/archive/42/
  34. Khot, L. R., S. Panigrahi*, C. Doetkott, Y. Chang, J. Glower, J. Amamcharla, C. Logue, and J. Sherwood. 2012. Evaluation of technique to overcome small dataset problems during neural-network based contamination classification of packaged beef using integrated olfactory sensor system. LWT – Food Science and Technology, 45(2): 233-240.
  35. Khot, L. R., M. Salyani*, M. Farooq, T. W. Walker, R. D. Sweeb, P. A. Larbi, V. Smith, R. Pomolis, and C. A. Stoops. 2011. Assessment of aerosol deposition and movement in open field conditions. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 31(3): 1-12.
  36. Khot, L. R., D. R. Miller, A. L. Hiscox, M. Salyani*, T. W. Walker, and M. Farooq. 2011. Extrapolation of droplet catch measurements in aerosol application treatments. Atomization and Sprays, 21(2): 149-158.
  37. Khot, L. R., M. Salyani*, and R. Sweeb. 2011. Solar and storage degradation of oil- and water-soluble fluorescent dyes. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 27(2): 211-216.
  38. Khot, L. R., S. Panigrahi*, and D. Lin. 2011. Development and evaluation of piezoelectric-polymer thin film sensors for low concentration detection of volatile organic compounds related to food safety applications. Sensors and Actuators B, 153(1): 1-10.
  39. Khot, L. R., S. Panigrahi*, and P. Sengupta. 2010. Development and evaluation of chemoresistive polymer sensors for low concentration detection of volatile organic compounds related to food safety applications. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety, 4(1): 20-34.
  40. Khot, L. R., L. Tang*, B. L. Steward, and S. Han. 2008. Sensor fusion for improving the estimation of roll and pitch for an agricultural sprayer vehicle. Biosystems Engineering, 101(1): 13-20.
  41. Khot, L. R., S. Panigrahi*, and S. Woznica. 2008. Neural-network-based classification of meat: evaluation of techniques to overcome small dataset problems. Biological Engineering, 1(2): 127-143.
  42. Panigrahi*, S., Y. Chang, L. R. Khot, J. Glower and C. Logue. 2008. Integrated electronic nose system for detection of Salmonella contamination in meat. IEEE Sensor Application Symposium, SAS 2008: 85-88.
  43. Khot, L. R., V. M. Salokhe*, H. P. W. Jayasuriya, and H. Nakasima. 2007. Experimental validation of distinct element simulation for dynamic wheel-soil interaction. Journal of Terramechanics, 44(6): 429-437.
  44. Khot, L. R., L. Tang*, S. Blackmore, and M. Nørremark. 2006. Navigational context recognition for an autonomous robot in a simulated tree plantation. Transactions of the ASABE, 49(5): 1579-1588.
  45. Pathan, P. B., L. R. Khot, and P. A. Unde*. 2001. Effect of packaging and storage on quality of pomegranate arils, Beverage and Food World, 28(11): 8-14.