SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND MODELING IN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Edited by: K.C. Ting,

Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

David H. Fleisher,

United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Alternative Crops and Systems Laboratory, USA

Luis F. Rodriguez,

University Space Research Association, USA

Systems Analysis and Modeling in Food and Agriculture

K.C. Ting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

David H. Fleisher, United States Department of Agriculture, USA

Luis F. Rodriguez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

1. Food and Agricultural Systems and Management

Overview of Agricultural System

W. David Shoup, Southern Illinois University, USA

Overview of Food System

Catherine McInnes, Washington State University, USA

Juming Tang, Washington State University, USA

Lester Wilson, Iowa State University

Management of Agricultural Production

W. David Shoup, Southern Illinois University, USA

Management of Food Processing and Distribution

onul Kaletunc, The Ohio State University, USA

Management of Agricultural and Food Wastes

Harold Keener, The Ohio State University, USA

Management of Water Resources

Michael C. Hirschi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2. Systems Level Issues

Economics of Agricultural and Food Production

Energy Use in Production of Food, Feed and Fiber

David R. Mears, Rutgers University, USA

Environmental Impact of Food Production and Consumption

Palaniappa Krishnan, University of Delaware, USA

Ecological Sustainability of Agricultural Production

Jay Martin, The Ohio State University, USA

D.R. Tilley, University of Maryland, USA

Social and Policy Issues of Agriculture and Food

Luther Tweeten, The Ohio State University, USA

Safety in Agriculture and Food

Robert Aherin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

3. Knowledge Bases and Decision Support for Food and Agriculture

Decision Support Systems for Food and Agriculture

Paul Heinemann, Pennsylvania State University, USA

Spatial Food and Agriculture Data

Reza Ehsani, University of Florida, USA

Data Assimilation Systems

Naoshi Kondo, SI Seiko Co., Japan

Statistical Analysis Design Including Biostatistics

Kaustubh Bhalerao, The Ohio State University, USA

Data Presentation Systems

Takashi Kataoka, Hokkaido University, Japan

Expert and Knowledge Based Systems

Bernard Engel, Purdue University, USA

4. Computer Models for Food and Agriculture

Crop Models - in Open Field

David H. Fleisher, United States Department of Agriculture, USA

Crop Models - within Controlled Environment

David H. Fleisher, United States Department of Agriculture, USA

Animal Growth and Development Models

Richard S. Gates, University of Kentucky, US

Food Processing Models

Joseph Irudayaraj, Pennsylvania State University

Water Resource Models

Deva K. Borah, Illinois State Water Survey, USA

Disease and Pest Control Models

Tong Zhai, Purdue University, USA

Agricultural Meteorological Models

Steve Hollinger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Integration of Models

Luis F. Rodriguez, University Space Research Association, USA\

5. Experimental Data for Model Calibration and Validation

Long-term and Short-term Field Experiments

Haruhiko Murase, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

Data Collection and Analysis Methods for Data from Field Experiemnts

Sakae Shibusawa, Tokyo University of Agricultural Technology, Japan

Interaction between Field Experiment and Crop Models

Takahiro Hayashi, Kyoto University, Japan

Remote Sensing Systems

Ayse Irmak, University of Nebraska, USA

Telecommunications for Data Collection and Dissemination

Qin Zhang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Reza Ehsani, University of Florida, USA

6. Use of Models and Information Systems

Agricultural Research and Development

Gerrit Hoogenboom, University of Georgia, USA

Agricultural Practice

Gerrit Hoogenboom, University of Georgia, USA

Food Research and Development

Shuso Kawamura, Hokkaido University, Japan

Food Manufacturing

Water Resource Management

Deva K. Borah, Illinois State Water Survey, USA

Meteorological Forecasting for Agricultural Production

Steve Hollinger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Disease and Pest Management

Tong Zhai, Purdue University, USA

Informatics and Model Based Analysis and Management

Rabi H. Mohtar, Purdue University, USA

Geographical Information Systems

Brian K. Slater, The Ohio State University, USA

Extension and Outreach Education Systems

Fedro S. Zazueta, University of Florida, USA