Dr. Peter P. Ling's Publications (updated 6/2005):

            Refereed Journals

Prenger, J.J., P. P. Ling, H. M. Keener, R. C. Hansen. 2005. Plant response-based irrigation control system in a greenhouse: system evaluation. Transactions of the ASAE 48(3):1175-1184.

Buenrostro-Nava, M.T., P. P. Ling, and J.J. Finer. 2005. Development of an automated image acquisition system for monitoring gene expression and tissue growth. Transactions of the ASAE 48 (2):841-847.

 

Kacira, M., S. Sase, L. Okushima, and P.P. Ling. 2005. Plant response-based sensing for control strategies in sustainable greenhouse production. J. Agric. Meterrol. 61(1):15-22.

 

Ramalingam, N., P.P. Ling, and R. Derksen. 2005. Background reflectance compensation and its effect on multispectral leaf surface moisture assessment. Transactions of the ASAE 48 (1 ):375-383.

 

Yang, Y. and P. P. Ling. 2004. Improved model inversion procedure for plant water status assessment under artificial lighting using PROSPECT+SAIL. Transactions of the ASAE 47(5):1833-1840.

 

Okushima, L., M. Saito, S. Sase, P. Ling, and M. Ishii. 2004. Spectral characteristics of Penicillium species using a frequency controlled liquid crystal filter. Biosystems Engineering 88(3), 265-269.

 

VanToai, T., Y. Yang, P. Ling, M. Karica, V. Roberts, D. Hua, and B. Bishop. 2003. Monitoring soybean’s tolerance to flood stress using image processing technique” in "Digital Imaging and Spectral Techniques. Applications to Precision Agriculture and Crop Physiology. Crop Science Society of America.

 

Ramalingam, N., P.P. Ling, and R. Derksen. 2003. Dynamic segmentation for automatic pesticide droplets analysis on uneven leaf surfaces. Transactions of the ASAE 46(3):893-900.

 

Kacira, M., P. P. Ling, and T. H. Short. 2002. Machine vision extracted plant movement for early detection of plant water stress. Transactions of the ASAE 45(4): 1147-1153.

Kacira, M., P. P. Ling, and T. H. Short. 2002. Establishing crop water stress index (CWSI) threshold values for early and non-contact detection of plant water stress. Transactions of the ASAE 45(3): 775–780.

Kim, Y. and P. P. Ling. 2001. Machine visions guided sensor positioning system for leaf temperature assessment. Transactions of the ASAE  44(6): 1941–1947.

Kacira, M. and P.P. Ling. 2001. Design and development of an automated and non-contact sensing system for continuous monitoring of plant health and growth. Transactions of the ASAE 44(4): 989-996.

Cavazzoni, J. and P.P. Ling. 1999. Coupling machine vision and crop models for closed-loop plant production in advanced life support systems. International Journal of Life Support & Biosphere Sciences. Vol 6:279-285.

Monta, M., N. Kondo, K.C. Ting, G.A. Giacomelli, D.R. Mears, Y. Kim, and P.P. Ling. 1998. Harvesting end-effector for inverted single truss tomato production systems. Journal of JASM 60(6):97-104.

Li, Z., P.P. Ling, and G.A. Giacomelli. 1998. Machine vision monitoring of plant growth and motion. International Journal of Life Support & Biosphere Science. 5(2):263-270.

Giacomelli, G.A., P.P. Ling, and Jaco Kole. 1998. Determining nutrient stress in lettuce plant with machine vision technology. HortTechnology. 8(3):361-365.

Kondo, N., Y. Nishitsuji, P.P. Ling and K.C. Ting. 1996. Visual feedback guided robotic cherry-tomato harvesting. Transactions of the ASAE, 39(6):2331-2338.

Ling, P.P. and V.N. Ruzhitsky. 1996. Machine vision techniques for measuring the canopy of tomato seedling. Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, volume 65:85-95.

Ling, P.P., Z. Cheng and D.J. Musacchio. 1995. Quantification of somatic coffee embryo growth. Transactions of the ASAE, 38(6):1911-1917.

Hashmi, S., P.P. Ling, M.L. Reed, R.R. Gaugler and W.S. Trimmer. 1995. A new technique for genetic transformation of nematodes. BioTechniques, volume 19(5):766-770.

Ling, P, G.A. Giacomelli and T.P. Russell. 1995. Monitoring of plant development in controlled environment with machine vision. Advances in Space Research, volume 18(4-5):101-112.

Ting, K.C., P.P. Ling and G.A. Giacomelli. 1995. Research on flexible automation and robotics for plant production at Rutgers University. Advances in Space Research, volume 18(1-2):175-180.

Cheng, Z. and P.P. Ling. 1994. Machine vision techniques for somatic coffee embryo morphological feature extraction. Transactions of the ASAE, 37(5):1663-1669.

Tai, Y.W., P.P. Ling, and K.C. Ting. 1994. Machine vision assisted robotic seedling transplanting. Transactions of the ASAE, 37(2):661-667.

Giacomelli, G.A., K.C. Ting and P.P. Ling. 1994. Systems approach to instrumenting and controlling plant growth systems. Advances in Space Research, 14(11):191-197.

Tatsumi, Y., A.E. Watada and P.P. Ling. 1993. Sodium Chloride treatment of waterjet slicing effects on white tissue development of carrot sticks. Journal of Food Science, 58(6):1390-1392.

Ling, P.P. and S.W. Searcy. 1992. Feature extraction for a machine vision based shrimp deheader. Transactions of the ASAE, 34(6):2631-2636.

Ting, K.C., G.A. Giacomelli, and P.P. Ling. 1992. Workability and productivity of robotic plug transplanting workcell. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology, 28(1):5-10.

Ling, P.P. Feature extraction of shrimp with computer vision. 1989. Machine Vision and Applications; An International Journal, volume 3(2). A dissertation abstract.

 

            Book Chapter

Finer J.J., L.B. Summer, M. T. Buenrostro-Nava, Y. Chi, and P.P. Ling. 2005. Monitoring gene expression in plant tissues: Using green fluorescent protein with automated image collection and analysis. In FOBI Volume 6: Plant Culture Engineering. Editors: S. Dutta Gupta and Y. Ibaraki. Springer Publishing Co., Dordrecht, The Netherlands. (in press)

 

Ling. P.P. and W. Fang (translator) 2004. New technology in protected cultivation. In Protected Horticulture Science. Ed. C.C. Tsai. Taipei Seven Star farm land irrigation research foundation. Pp. 412-423.

Ling, P.P., V.N. Ruzhitsky, A.N. Kapanidis, and T. Lee. 1996. Correlation between color machine vision and colorimeter for food applications. Chemical Markers for the Quality of Processed and Storage Foods. American Chemical Symposium Series, 631:253-278. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.

           

Conference Proceedings

T.J.K. Radovich, J.G. Streeter, P.P. Ling, M.D. Kleinhenz. 2004. Radish (Raphanus sativus) as a Model System for the Study of Soil Moisture Effects on the Glucosinolate-myrosinase Complex. 2004. Hort Science 39(4). p. 896.

 

Gazula, A., M.D. Kleinhenz, J.C. Scheerens, P.P. Ling, and J.G. Streeter. 2004. Variety and Planting Date Effects on Anthocyanin Concentrations in Field-grown Lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Hort Science 39(4). p. 870.

 

Gazula, A., M.D. Kleinhenz, J.C. Scheerens, P.P. Ling, and J.G. Streeter. 2004. Temperature and Genotype Affect Anthocyanin Concentrations in Lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Hort Science 39(4). p. 864.

 

Short, T.H., K.C. Ting, P.P. Ling, R.C. Hansen, M.J. Brugger. 2004. Applications of Digital Imaging, Precision Fertigation, CFD Modeling, and Decision Support for Controlled Environment Plant Production Systems. International Workshop on Environmental Control and Sturctural Design for Protected Cultivation. Suwon-city, Republic of Korea.

 

Ting, K.C., T.H. Short, P.P. Ling, L.Y. Zhao and R.C. Hansen. 2003. Engineering research on controlled environment plant production systems at the Ohio State University. Proceedings of 2003 International Forum on Bio-environmental and Bio-energy Engineering, Beijing, China, November 21-23: 166-178. China Agricultural Science and Technology Publisher.

 

Chen Y., P.P. Ling, and M. Kacira 2002. Let plants say what they need: plant-response based portable water stress monitoring system for greenhouse plant production. 8th. International Congress on Agricultural Mechanization and Energy. October 15-17, Kusadasi, Turkey.

Buenrostro-Nava , M. T., P. P. Ling and John J. Finer. 2002. Development of an Automated Image Collection System for Generating Time-Lapse Animations of Plant Tissue Growth and Green Fluorescent Protein Gene Expression. Proceedings of the 10th IAPTC&B Congress. June 23-28. Orlando, FL.

Kacira, M., Ling, P.P., Short, T. H. 1999. A Review on Non-Contact Sensing of Plant Water Stress Using Infra-Red Thermometry for Controlled Environment Plant Production. 7th International Congress on Agricultural Mechanization and Energy. May 26-27, 1999, Adana, Turkey. pp. 383-388.

Cavazzoni, J. and P.P. Ling. 1998. Coupling sensing to crop models for closed-loop analysis of plant production in advanced life support systems. SPIE conference, 11/1-6. Boston, MA.

Li, Z. and P.P. Ling. 1996. Plant temperature stress detection with machine vision. Optics in Agriculture, Forestry, and Biological Processing II, George E. Meyer and James A. Deshazer, Editors, Proc. SPIE 2907, pp. 130-138.

Giacomelli, G.A., P.P. Ling and R.E. Morden. 1996. An automated plant monitoring system using machine vision. Acta Horticulturae 440:377-382.

Sase, S. and P.P. Ling. 1996. Quantification of lighting spectral quality effect on lettuce development using machine vision. Acta Horticulturae 440:434-439.

Ling, P.P. 1995. Machine vision for controlled environment plant production. Symposium on Agricultural Structures. National Research Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Tsukuba, Japan. August 1-2. pp 36-53.

Trimmer, W., P. Ling, C.K. Chin, P. Orton, R. Gaugler, S. Hashmi, G. Hashmi, B. Brunett, M. Reed. 1995. Injection of DNA into plant and animal tissues with micromechanical piercing structures. MEMS 95', Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Feburary 1-4.

Ling, P.P., T.P. Russell, and G.A. Giacomelli. 1994. Plant Health Monitoring with Machine Vision. Optics in Agriculture, Forestry, and Biological Processing, George E. Meyer and James A. Deshazer, Editors, Proc. SPIE 2345, pp. 247-256.

Ling, P.P. and V.N. Ruzhitsky. 1994. Color Sensing of Food Materials Using Machine Vision. Food Processing Automation III proceedings. 9-12 February, Orlando, Florida. pp. 71-80.

Ruzhitsky, V.N. and P.P. Ling. 1992. Machine Vision Seedling Measurement Using Multiple cameras. Optics in Agriculture and Forestry, James A. Deshazer, George E. Meyer, Editors, Proc. SPIE 1836, pp. 175-184.

Ling, P.P. and V.N. Ruzhitsky. 1992. Transplant uniformity inspection using machine vision. Acta Horticulturae 319 Volume II, Transplant Production Systems, pp. 607-612.

           

Popular Professional Journals

Ling, P.P. 2004. A review of soil moisture sensors. OFA Bulletin. Number 886. 2 pages. OFA – an Association of Floriculture Professionals. 99. 22-23.

 

Ling, P.P. 2003. Greenhouse computer control. OFA Bulletin. Number 879. 2 pages. OFA – an Association of Floriculture Professionals.

 

Ling, P.P. 2003. How to determine when to water automatically. OFA Bulletin. Number 876. 2 pages. OFA – an Association of Floriculture Professionals.

 

Ling. P.P. 2002. Humidity management. Ohio Florists’ Association Bulletin. November.

 

Ling, P.P. 2002. Applied Engineering. Ohio’s Country Journal. June issue. p. 29.

 

Ling, P.P. 2000. When should you water? GMPro Volume 20(9):41-46.

 

Ling, P.P. and R.K. Lindquist. 2000. Pesticide Application Workshop Set for February. GrowerTalks volume 6(10):16.

 

Ling, P. 1999. Imaging for plant production. GrowerTalks, October 1999.

Buenrostro-Nava M.T., H. M. Frantz, P. P. Ling and J. J. Finer. 1999. Animation and image analysis for evaluation of soybean (Glycine max L. Merrill.) somatic embryo growth.Soybean Genetics Newsletter http://www.soygenetics.org Volume 26.

Ling, P. and R. McMahon. 1999. A Step toward automated watering. GrowersTalk, April issue.

Ting, K.C., Peter. P. Ling, and Gene A. Giacomelli. 1997. Sustaining human lives in outer space. Resource, Vol. 4:(3):7-8.

Ling, P.P., V.N. Ruzhitsky, A.N. Kapanidis, and T. Lee. 1996. Measuring the color of food. CHEMTECH, volume 26(3):46-53.

Searcy, S., M. Pitts, J. Reid, P. Ling, C. Thai, D. Wanjura, J. Jones, R. Sowell, A. Whittaker, and R. Peterson. 1993. Integrating Biological Engineering into ASAE -Biological knowledge to provide engineering solutions. Agricultural Engineering, Vol. 74:(6), pp 2-4.

Ling, P.P. and G.A. Giacomelli. 1991. Using machine vision to make the grade. Greenhouse Grower's Plug Guide, pp. 27-28.

 

            Extension Fact Sheets

Prenger J. and P. Ling. 2001. Greenhouse condensation control – understanding and using vapor pressure deficit (VPD). Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet, AEX-804-2001. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210.

 

Prenger J. and P. Ling. 2000. Improving air circulation. Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet, AEX-803-2000. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210.

 

Prenger J. and P. Ling. 2000. Keeping plants warm with thermal screens. Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet, AEX-802-2000. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210.

 

Prenger J. and P. Ling. 2000. Bottom heating and between-row heating. Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet, AEX-801-2000. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210.

 

 

Prenger J. and P. Ling. 2000. Greenhouse condensation control: an introduction. Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet, AEX-800-2000. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SOCIETIES

            Chair, Ohio Section , ASAE. 2003-2004.

            Member, Membership Development Council, ASAE. 2002-2006.

Chair, Information and Electrical Technologies Division, ASAE. 1999-2000.

Associate Editor, Transactions of the ASAE and Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 1996- 2002

            Associate Editor, HortTechnology, 2003- date.

 

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