Member Card

Qin Zhang

Membership start year 2009
Type FM
Role Member (data updating: 2021)
Institution / Organization / Company U&R | Washington State Univ.
Still in charge Yes
Address 24106 N. Bunn Rd - 99350, Prosser WA
Institution / Organization website
International call phone +15097869360

Research activities key-words

  • Agricultural machinery and mechanization - (all topics)
  • Precision farming, AI and IOT - (all topics)
  • Tractors, engines and mechanic components - (all topics)


Publication 1
AUTHOR: Zhang, Qin
TITLE: Basics of hydraulic systems (2nd Edition)
YEAR: 2019
REFERENCES: CRC, ISBN: 978-1-1384-8466-5

Publication 2
AUTHOR: Zhang, Qin
TITLE: Automation in tree fruit production, principles and practice
YEAR: 2018
REFERENCES: CABI, ISBN: 978-1-7806-4850-7

Publication 3
AUTHOR: Rovira-Más, F., Q. Zhang and V. Saiz-Rubio
TITLE: Chapter 11. Mechatronics and intelligent systems in agricultural machinery.
YEAR: 2020
REFERENCES: Virginia Tech Publishing, Introduction to Biosystems Engineering

Publication 4
AUTHOR: Davidson, J., S. Bhusal, C. Mo, M. Karkee, and Q. Zhang
TITLE: Robotic manipulation for specialty crop harvesting: a review of manipulator and end-effector technologies
YEAR: 2020
REFERENCES: Global Journal of Agriculture and Allied Sciences, 2(1), 25-41

Publication 5
AUTHOR: Gao, F., L. Fu, X. Zhang, Y. Majeed, R. Li, M. Karkee and Q. Zhang
TITLE: Multi-class fruit-on-plant detection for apple in SNAP system using Faster R-CNN
YEAR: 2020
REFERENCES: Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 176, 105634

Publication 6
AUTHOR: Majeed, Y., J. Zhang, X. Zhang, L. Fu, M. Karkee, Q. Zhang, and M.D. Whiting
TITLE: Deep learning based segmentation for automated training of apple trees on trellis wires
YEAR: 2020
REFERENCES: Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 170, 105277

Publication 7
AUTHOR: Zhang, X., M. Karkee, Q. Zhang and M.D. Whiting
TITLE: Computer vision?based tree trunk and branch identification and shaking points detection in dense?foliage canopy for automated harvesting of apples
YEAR: 2020
REFERENCES: Journal of Field Robotics, 2020; 1-18

Publication 8
AUTHOR: Khanal, K., S. Bhusal, M. Karkee, P. Scharf, and Q. Zhang
TITLE: Design of improved and semi-automated red raspberry can bunding and taping machine based on field evaluation
YEAR: 2019
REFERENCES: Transactions of the ASABE. 62(3): 821-829

Publication 9
AUTHOR: Alhamid, J., C. Mo, X. Zhang, P. Wang, D.M. Whiting, and Q. Zhang
TITLE: Cellulose Nanocrystals reduce cold damage to reproductive buds in fruit crops
YEAR: 2018
REFERENCES: Biosystems Engineering. 172: 124-133

Publication 10
AUTHOR: 27. Zhang, X., L. He, Y. Majeed, D.M. Whiting, M. Karkee, and Q. Zhang
TITLE: A precision pruning strategy for improving efficiency of vibratory mechanical harvesting of apples
YEAR: 2018
REFERENCES: Transactions of the ASABE. 61: 1565-1576