Vol. 80, No. 1 (Published on 1st, January. 2018)

 

CONTENTS

 

ESSAY

 

H. FUJIMURA…1

 

SPECIAL EDITION

 

Overview of the JSAM Products and Technology Awards in 2017

Editor : K. IWABUCHI

 

 S. NAKAMURA : Innovative low-cost labor-saving technology “high density seedling” and “automatic adjust of planting depth” of rice transplanter…4

 

 N. YAMANE : Automatic Vegetable Transplanter PVZ1 Series…8

 

 D. KUSUI, H.SHIMAZU, A.SHINJO : A novel agricultural skill learning support system and its deployment…13

 

 T. MENO, K.YOSHIDA, K.IWAMI : Development of Rice-transplanter with Keeping Straight Function…20

 

TECHNO-TOPICS

 

K. HANAWA : Development of Straight line travel assist system…25

 

PAPERS (Articles)

 

RESEARCH PAPERS

 

Soil Parameter Mapping in Sloped Citrus Field Using a Portable Spectrophotometer…43  abstracts

Q. LI, K. USUI, M. KODAIRA, H. UMEDA, S. SHIBUSAWA

 

Direct Broadcast Sowing of Rice with a Fertilizer Spreader in Dried Paddy Fields (Part 1)
  ─Evaluation of the Use of a Fertilizer Spreader for Direct Sowing and the Optimum Combination of Tillage and Compaction─…57  abstracts

S. MIYAURA, N. MURAKAMI, Y. SUNOHARA

 

TECHNICAL PAPER

 

Influence of Far-Infrared Drying Conditions on Changes in Several Quality Parameters of Cabbage and Energy Consumption during Drying…66  abstracts

T. ORIKASA, K. KITADATE, T. WATANABE, S. KOIDE