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Dr. Lav Khot Precision Agriculture

Complete List of Publications

Book Chapters

  1. Khot*, L. R.,-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 R. Khot. 2017. Ch. 11-Mechanization and automation for apple production. In Evans (Eds.), Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Apples, Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, UK. ISBN-13: 9781786760326.
  3. Sankaran*, S., R. Khot, R. Ehsani. 2014. Ch. 7-Mid- and far-infrared spectroscopy. In Alahakoon et al. (Eds.), Imaging with Electromagnetic Spectrum: Applications in Food and Agriculture. Springer, New York, NY. 129p. ISBN 978-3-642-54887-1.

 Refereed Publications (* Corresponding author)

  1. Sinhal, R., R. Khot*, G.–A. Hoheisel, M. Grieshop and H. Y. Bahlol. 2019. Feasibility of a solid set canopy delivery system for efficient agrochemical delivery in vertical shoot positioning trained vineyards. Biosystems Engineering, 179: 59-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2018.12.011
  2. Chakrabortyl, M., R. Khot*, S. Sankaran and P. Jacoby. 2019. Evaluation of mobile 3D light detection and ranging based canopy mapping system for tree fruit crops. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture,158: 284-293. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2019.02.012
  3. Ranjanl, R., A. Chandel, R. Khot*, H. Bahlol, J. Zhou, R. Boydston and P. Miklas. 2019. Irrigated pinto bean crop stress and yield assessment using ground based low altitude remote sensing technology. Information Processing in Agriculture, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inpa.2019.01.005
  4. Pena Quinones*, A. J., M. Keller, M. R. Salazar-Gutierrez, R. Khot and G. Hoogenboom. 2019. Comparison between grapevine tissue temperature and air temperature. Scientia Horticulturae, 247: 407–420. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2018.12.032
  5. Sinhal, R., R. Ranjan, G. Shi, G.-A. Hoheisel, M. Grieshop and R. Khot*. 2019. Solid set canopy delivery system for efficient agrochemical delivery in modern architecture apple and grapevine canopies. Acta Horticulturae, In Press.
  6. Chandell, A., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.02.013
  7. Osrooshl,*, Y., R. Khot and R. T. Peters. 2019. Detecting fruit surface wetness using a custom-built low-resolution thermal-RGB imager. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 157: 509–517. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2019.01.023
  8. Osrooshl, Y., R. Khot* and R. T. Peters. 2018. Economical thermal-RGB imaging system for monitoring agricultural crops. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 147: 34–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.02.018
  9. Sinhal, R., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2017.09.003
  10. Bahloll, H. Y., R. Sinha, G.–A. Hoheisel, R. Ehsani and R. Khot*. 2018. Efficacy evaluation of horticultural oil based thermotherapy for pear psylla management. Crop Protection, 113: 97-103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2018.07.015
  11. Xu*,l, Y., Z. Gao, R. Khot*, X. Meng and Q. Zhang. 2018. A real-time weed mapping and precision herbicide spraying system for row crops. Sensors, 18(12): 4245. https://doi.org/10.3390/s18124245
  12. Zúñiga C. E., A. P. Rathnayake, M. Chakraborty, S. Sankaran, P. Jacoby and R. Khot*. 2018. Applicability of time-of-flight-based ground and multispectral aerial imaging for grapevine canopy vigour monitoring under direct root-zone deficit irrigation. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 39(23): 8818-8836. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2018.1500047
  13. Boydston*, R., L. D. Porter, B. Chaves-Cordoba, R. Khot and P. N. Miklas. 2018. The impact of tillage on pinto bean cultivar response to drought induced by deficit irrigation. Soil & Tillage Research, 180: 63-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2018.02.011
  14. Jarolmasjed, S., S. Sankaran*, L. Kalcsits and 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2018.02.022
  15. Jarolmasjed, S., R. Khot and S. Sankaran*. 2018. Hyperspectral imaging and spectrometry-derived spectral features for bitter pit detection in storage apples. Sensors, 18(5): E1561. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s18051561
  16. Sankaran*, S., J. Zhou, R. Khot, J.J. Trapp, E. Mndolwa and P.N. Miklas. 2018. High-throughput field phenotyping in dry bean using small unmanned aerial vehicle based multispectral imagery. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 151: 84-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.05.034
  17. Zhoul, J., R. Khot*, R. A. Boydston, P. N. Miklas and L. Porter. 2018. Low altitude remote sensing technologies for crop stress monitoring: a case study on spatial and temporal monitoring of irrigated pinto bean. Precision Agriculture, 19(3): 555-569. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-017-9539-0
  18. Zúñiga, C. E., 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. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs9090961
  19. Zhoul, J., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2016.09.010
  20. Sinhal, R., 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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11694-017-9537-y
  21. Sinhal, R., R. Khot*, B. Schroeder and Y. Si. 2017. Rapid and non–destructive detection of Pectobacterium carotovorum causing soft rot in stored potatoes through volatile biomarkers sensing. Crop Protection, 93: 122-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2016.11.028
  22. Kalcsits, L.*, G. Mupambi, S. Serra, S. Musacchi, D. Layne, T. Schmidt, M. Mendoza, L. Asteggiano, S. Jarolmasjed, S. Sankaran, 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.01.016
  23. Kaflel, G., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2016.06.013
  24. Zhoul, J., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2016.04.006
  25. Kaflel, G., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2016.03.027
  26. Kaflel, G., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eaef.2016.05.004
  27. Jarolmasjed, S., C. L. Zuniga, S. Sankaran and R. Khot*. 2016. Postharvest bitter pit detection and progression evaluation in ‘Honeycrisp’ apples using computed tomography images. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 118: 35-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2016.03.014
  28. Jennifer, J. T., C. A. Urrea, J. Zhou, 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. http://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2015.05.0281
  29. Zhoul, J., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.005
  30. Quirósl, J. J., and R. Khot*. 2016. Potential of low altitude multispectral imaging for in-field apple tree nursery inventory mapping. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 49(16): 421–425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.077
  31. Sankaran, S., 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2015.09.001
  32. Sankaran*, S., R. Khot, C. Z. Espinoza, S. Jarolmasjed, V. R. Sathuvalli, G. J. Vandemark, P. N. Miklas, A. H. Carter, M. O. Pumphrey, N. R. 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2015.07.004
  33. Khot*, L. R., 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2015.1117685
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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/
  43. 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.
  44. 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/
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.