Advances in Precision Orchard and Vineyard Management

A special issue of Horticulturae (ISSN 2311-7524). This special issue belongs to the section "Fruit Production Systems".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 10 November 2024 | Viewed by 43

Special Issue Editors

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Guest Editor
College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing 210000, China
Interests: precision agriculture; fruit recognition and picking; computational fluid dynamics; artificial intelligence technology

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Guest Editor
College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing 210000, China
Interests: intelligent perception technology and equipment for orchard information; precise pesticide application technology and equipment for orchards; mobile navigation technology and equipment for orchard vehicles; intelligent harvesting technology and equipment for orchards

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

“Advances in Precision Orchard and Vineyard Management” is a Special Issue publishing peer-reviewed research papers, review articles, communications and short notes. The aim of this Special Issue is to publish research on the science and technology of precision orchard production, agricultural technology and vineyard management, which deal mainly with the fundamental aspects of crop health, crop protection, precision agriculture, sustainable agriculture, environmental benefits of reduced pesticide use, economic considerations, sampling and monitoring schemes for diseases, pests and weeds, vineyard horticulture, vineyard picking, vineyard management and development, vineyard post-harvest and product freshness. This Special Issue aims to present advanced studies, methods, tools and innovations in the field of precision application in orchards, vineyard horticulture and vineyard harvesting.

Dr. Qing Chen
Prof. Dr. Ru Yu
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Horticulturae is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • crop protection
  • precision agriculture
  • vineyard picking
  • vineyard management

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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