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Optimal Control of Greenhouse Cultivation

1st Edition

By Gerrit van Straten, Gerard van Willigenburg, Eldert van Henten, Rachel van Ooteghem

CRC Press

326 pages

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pub: 2010-11-08
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Description

Greenhouse control system manufacturers produce equipment and software with hundreds of settings and, while they hold training courses on how to adjust these settings, there is as yet no integrated instruction on when or why. Despite rapid growth in the greenhouse industry, growers are still faced with a multitude of variables and no unifying frame

Table of Contents

Introduction and Problem Statement. Introduction to Optimal Control of Greenhouse Climate. Open Loop Optimal Control. Closed Loop Optimal Control. Greenhouse Cultivation Control Paradigms. A Seminal case: Lettuce. An Experimental Application: Tomato. An Advanced Application: The Solar Greenhouse. Developments, Open Issues, and Perspectives.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General