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Masters Thesis

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2013 - 2000 Thesis Topics

Name Year Advisor Title Style
Dreaden, Kimberly 2015 Ullman
Evaluating Fluorescently Labeled Escherichia Coli as a Method for Studying Fate and Transport of Pathogens in Soils Electronic
Leavitt, Stefani 2015 Ehsani
Treatment of HLB-Affected Citrus Using a Supplemental Heating System Electronic
Fue, Kadeghe 2014 Schueller
Development of a Precision Irrigation Control System for Horticultural Food Crops in Tanzania Electronic
Holt, Nathan 2014 Shukla
Optimizing Plasticulture Bed Geometries for Enhancing the Sustainability of Vegetable Production Electronic
Jagtap, Sanjiv 2014 Kiker
Development and testing of an agent-based, subsistence household model for rural populations in Northwest Botswana Electronic
Pazmino, Marco 2014 Pullammanappallil
Use of banana peduncle as feedstock for ethanol and biogas production Electronic
Montone Oliveira, Verona 2013 Fraisse
Leaf Wetness Duration Modeling and Spatialization to Optimize Fungicide Application in Strawberry Production Systems Electronic
Beneche, Joseph 2013 Martinez Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis of Topmodel for the Hydrological Simulation of the Grise River Catchment Electronic
Hyppolite, Lidwine 2013 Teixeira Economic Impact of Improved Harvest and Post-Harvest Practices on the Haitian Mango Industry Electronic
Morton, Emily 2013 Pullammanappallil The Anaerobic Digestion of the Microalgae Species Scenedesmus Obliquus for the Production and Subsequent Concentration of Methane from the Biogas


(restricted until 8/14)

Shenoy, Akshatha 2013 Ehsani A Methodology to Determine and Map the Variability of Citrus Tree Canopy Characteristics Electronic (restricted until 8/15)
Brecht, Michael 2012 Lee Evaluating Vine-Kill Harvested Potatoes to Determine Effects of Harvest Wait Periods on Damage Resistance and to Detect Surface and Subsurface Damage with Spectral Measurement Electronic
Dobbs, Nicole 2012 Migliaccio Irrigation application and nitrogen leaching from warm-season turfgrass using smart irrigation controllers and development of an Interactive Irrigation Tool Electronic
Gelcer, Eduardo 2012 Fraisse Evaluation of modeling approaches to estimate Bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum) yield affected by climate variability in Florida Electronic
Risko, Susan 2012 Martinez Optimization of streamflow forecasts in west-central Florida using multiple climate predictors : a case study of Tampa Bay Water Electronic
Shin, Junsu 2012 Lee Mass and Size Estimation of Citrus Fruit by Machine Vision and Citrus Greening Diseased Fruit Detection Using Spectral Analysis Electronic
Khosro Anjom, Farangix 2011 Ehsani An automated tine control system for tractor drawn citrus canopy shakers Electronic
Li, Yiqiao 2011 Wade/Teixeira Effect of pulsed ultraviolet light, high hydrostatic pressure and nonthermal plasma on the antigenicity of almond Electronic
Schiavoe, Drew 2011 Teixeira Development and evaluation of a natural-convection solar dryer for mango in rural Haitian communities Electronic
Tomlin, Britanny 2011 Correll/De Corcuera/Ignacio Kinetic behavior of a pectinase cocktail at high hydrostatic pressure conditions Electronic
Inyang, Mandu Ime 2010 Gao Biochar from anaerobically digested sugarcane bagasse : energy and environmental applications Electronic
Patil, Rohan 2010 Lee Elimination and detection of debris using machine vision, additional de-stemmer and de-trasher on a citrus canopy shake and catch mechanical harvester Electronic
Jadhav, Ujwala 2010 Ehsani Volumetric yield monitoring system using laser scanner for citrus mechanical harvester Electronic
Johnson, Nathan 2010 Kiker Water allocation under climatic variability : statistical analysis of water resources modeling and drought operation in the Apalachicola Chattahoochee Flint river basin Electronic
Meeks, Leah 2010 Dukes Evaluation of accuracy and longevity of expanding-disk rain sensors Electronic
Howard, Judith 2010 Overman Efficiency of plant response to applied nitrogen for crops Electronic
Gernain, Melissa 2010 Emond Unconventional insulation materials for the shipment of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals Electronic
Anderson, Kristina 2010 Bucklin Development of a simulator for sweetcorn cold chain distribution Electronic
Niphadkar, Nikhil 2010 Burks Detection of citrus canker using hyperspectral imaging technique Electronic
Altunbas, Ahmet 2010 Emond Wearable RFID Reader and compact fractal patch antenna design Electronic
Gupta, Shrey 2009 Bucklin Influence of particle size on flow properties of bulk solids tested via a scaled-up Jenike shear cell Electronic
Kisekka, Isaya 2009 Migliaccio Evapotranspiration based irrigation scheduling for a tropical fruit orchard in south Florida Electronic
Barquin Valle, Luis 2009 Migliaccio Modeling shallow groundwater table contribution to soil water retention in the unsaturated zone of a calcareous soil of south Florida Electronic
Jeon, Sungwan 2009 Welt Evaluation of polymer film barrier coating incorporating two different nanopaticle [sic] size Electronic
Santillán Núñez, Verónica 2009 Fraisse Spatial variability of leaf wetness duration in citrus canopies Electronic
Panchapakesan, Raghav 2009 Ehsani/Turner Effect of citrus tree canopy on the signal characteriestics [sic] of a ZigBee-based multi-node wireless network Electronic
Chiputula, Jonathan 2009 Bucklin Evaluating mechanical damage of fresh potato during harvesting and postharvest handling Electronic
Renk, Douglas 2009 Pullammanappallil Integrating technologies in the biodiesel process coupling ultrasonication, solar thermal energy and anaerobic digestion of coproducts Electronic
Udumala Savary, Sajith Kumar Jose 2009 Ehsani Study of the force distribution in the citrus canopy during harvest using continuous canopy shaker Electronic
Dhoble, Abhishek 2009 Pullammanappallil High solids anaerobic digestion for the long term exploratory NASA lunar space missions Electronic
Rutland, Daniel 2009 Dukes Evapotranspiration-based irrigation controllers in Florida Electronic
Moreira, Cesar 2009 Welt/Pullammanappallil Steam hydrolysis and anaerobic digestion of biodegradable (polylactic acid) packaging waste Electronic
Boone, Rachael 2009 Bucklin Comparison of freestall bedding materials and their effect on cow behavior and cow health Electronic
Shedd, Mary 2008 Dukes Irrigation of St. Augustine grass with soil moisture sensor and evapotranspiration controllers Electronic
Zhang, Shiwei 2008 Zazueta Design and implementation of DDISMedia : an online digital media library for pest diagnosis Electronic
Abdellatief, Ayman 2008 Welt New Apparatus Simplifies Design of Modified Atmosphere Packaging Using Perforated Films Electronic
Davis, Stacia 2008 Dukes Evapotranspiration-based Irrigation Controllers Under Dry Conditions in Florida Electronic
Femminella, Kristen 2008 Dukes Effects of Soil Moisture Sensor Based Irrigation on Drip Irrigated Bell Peppers Grown on Sandy Soil Electronic
Jung, Yunchul 2008 Beck/Morgan Ontology-based Approach to Simulation with Application to Citrus Water and Nutrient Management Electronic
Appuswamy, Raja 2007 Beck Design and Development of Ontology-based 3D Virtual Greenhouses Electronic
Casanova, Joaquin 2007 Judge Modeling Land Surface Fluxes and Microwave Signatures of Growing Vegetation Electronic
Chalfant, Alexis 2007 Emond Embedding Radio Frequency Identification Inlays into Injection Molded Food Containers Using in Mold Labeling Technology  
Chinchuluun, Radnaabazar 2007 Lee Machine Vision Based Citrus Yield Mapping System on a Continuous Canopy Shake and Catch Harvester electronic
Dourte, Daniel 2007 Haman Crop Water Requirements and Irrigation Management of Southern Highbush Blueberries Electronic
Dzotsi, Kofikuma 2007 Jones, J. Comparison of Measured and Simulated Responses of Maize to Phosphorus Levels in Ghana Electronic
Icerman, Jason 2007 Dukes/Muñoz-Carpena Approaches for Two-Dimensional Monitoring and Numerical Modeling of Drip Systems Electronic
Kane, Kevin 2007 Lee Identification and Classification of Green Citrus by Spectral Characteristics for Precision Agriculture Electronic
Mehta, Siddhartha Satish 2007 Burks/Dixon Vision-Based Control for Autonomous Robotic Citrus Harvesting Electronic
Pai, Naresh 2007 Salyani Controlling Airblast Sprayer Air For Variable Rate Application in Orchards Electronic
Polematidis, Ioannis 2007 Pullammanappallil Thermophilic, Batch, High-Solids Biogasification of Sugar Beet Tailings Electronic
Thyagaraja, Karthik 2007 Welt Gatorpacker - a Worker Productivity Monitoring System Using RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Technology UF Access Only
Cardenas Lailhacar, Bernard 2006 Dukes Sensor-Based Automation of Irrigation of Bermudagrass Electronic
Mortl Amanda 2006 Muñoz-Carpena Monitoring Soil Moisture and Soil Water Salinity in the Loxahatchee Floodplain Electronic
Schroder, Jonathan 2006 Muñoz-Carpena/Dukes Soil Moisture-Based Drip Irrigation for Efficient Use of Water and Nutrients and Sustainability of Vegetables Cropped on Coarse Soils Electronic
Webb, William 2006 Graham Using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Flood Vulnerability Mapping of the c-111 Basin in South Miami, FL Electronic
Baum, Melissa 2005 Dukes Residential Irrigation Water Use in the Central Florida Ridge Electronic
Collins, Steven 2005 Shukla/Campbell Utilizing In-Situ Benthic Mesocosms to Quantify Phosphorus and Nitrogen Fluxes in South Florida Agricultural Canals Electronic
Degraw, Jodi 2005 Lehtola/Nordstedt Perceptions of Florida Beef Cattle Producers on Preparedness for an Agroterrorism Attack Electronic
Haley, Patrick 2005 Teixeira High Solids Leachbead Anaerobic Digestion for the Reduction and Stabilization of Organic Waste Generated from an Exploratory Space Mission Electronic
Iyer, Ranjit 2005 Beck/Gilman Expert System for Tree Selection in Urban Horticulture Electronic
Luniya, Suneet Suresh 2005 Teixeira Automation of Prototype Solid Waste Management System for Long Term Nasa Space Missions Electronic
Meana, Melvin 2005 Chau Forced-Air Cooling of Strawberries in Reusable Plastic Containers Electronic
Pandey, Chambal 2005 Shukla/Haman Effects of Water Table Management and Organic Amendment on Water Quantity and Quality in South Florida Electronic
Sackfield, Christy 2005 Campbell Phosphorus Release and Storage by Two Isolated Wetlands in the Northern Lake Okeechobee Drainage Basin Electronic
Srivastava, Saurabh 2005 Shukla/Campbell Crop Coefficients and Water Quality for Watermelon and Bell Pepper Under Drip and Seepage Irrigation Electronic
Subramanian, vijay 2005 Burks Autonomous Vehicle Guidance Using Machine Vision and Laser Radar for Agricultural Applications Electronic
Triebel, George 2005 Dukes Estimating the Crop Coefficient of Bahiagrass Using Lysimeters and the Fao 56 Penman-Monteith Equation Electronic
Wang, Elizabeth 2005 Lehtola Florida's State Agricultural Response Team Electronic
Younse, Paulo 2005 Burks/Turner Intersection Detection and Navigation for an Autonomous Greenhouse Sprayer Using Machine Vision UF Access Only
Annamalai, Palaniappan 2004 Lee Citrus Yield Mapping System Using Machine Vision Electronic
Gregory, Justin 2004 Dukes Stormwater Infiltration at the Scale of an Individual Residential Lot in North Central Florida Electronic
Herrera Molina, Juan pablo 2004 Lee Spectral Based Phosphorus Sensing in the Lake Okeechobee Basin UF Access Only
Guang, Keng Liang 2004 Jordan Remote Sensing to Assess the Extent of Schinus Terebinthifolius in Florida for Bio-Control Baseline Paper
Jopson, Hector 2004 Nordstedt Nutrient and Solids Removal by Lime and Alum Treatment of Flushed Dairy Manure Electronic
Pydipati, Rajesh 2004 Burks/lee Evaluation of Classifiers for Automatic Disease Detection in Citrus Leaves Using Machine Vision Electronic
Schultz, Joella 2004 Jordan Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System for Assessment of Citrus Condition Parameters in Florida UF Access Only
Singh, Satnam 2004 Burks Autonomous Robotic Vehicle for Greenhouse Spraying Electronic
Cornejo, camilo 2003 Haman/Jordan Use of an Evapotranspiration Model and a Geographic Information System (gis) to Estimate the Irrigation Potential of the Travase System in the Santa Elena Peninsula, Guayas, Ecuador Electronic
Davidson, christopher 2003 Beck Applying Database and Ontology Design Techniques to a Nasa Biological Research Repository Electronic
Gnanaraj, Jayashree 2003 Welt Evaluation of Oxygen Transmission Rate of Packaging Films on Growth of Clostridium Sporogenes and Media Oxidation Reduction Potential in Packaged Seafood Simulating Media Electronic
Hendricks, Gregory 2003 Campbell Performance Evaluation of Two Hydrologic/Water Quality Models on Beef Pastures at Buck Island Ranch Electronic
Khurana, Aakash 2003 Chynoweth/Teixeira Ozone Treatment for Prevention of Microbial Growth in Air Conditioning Systems Electronic
Mckinnie, Frank 2003 Graham Monitoring and Modeling Water and Nitrogen Transport in the Vadose Zone of a Vegetable Farm in the Suwannee River Basin Electronic
Mendoza, Teresa 2003 Welt Kinetic Parameter Estimation of Time-Temperature Integrators Intended for use with Packaged Fresh Seafood Electronic
Albert, Michael 2002 Graham Monitoring and Modeling the Fate and Transport of Nitrate in the Vadose Zone Beneath a Suwannee River Basin Vegetable Farm Paper
Hollingsed, Steven 2002 Boman Comparing urban and Pasture Land Use and their Effect on Water Quality in the St. Lucie Estuary Drainage Basin Paper
Koo, Jawoo 2002 Jones, j Modeling the Impacts of Climate Variability on Tomato Disease Management and Production Electronic
Todd, William 2002 Fench Using GIS and Remote Sensing to Locate Cattle-Dipping Vats in Alachua County, Florida Paper
Crews, Daniel 2001 Whitney Dynamic Weighting to Augment Citrus Yield Mapping paper
Garcia Prendes, Rafael 2001 Nordstedt Evaluation of Dairy Manure Compost as a Peat Substitute in Potting Media for Container Grown Plants Electronic
Montes De Oca, Marcos 2001 Leary Increasing the Efficiency of a Mobile Soil Pasteurizer Paper
Ortega, Benny 2001 Nordstedt Design of a Mechanical Sand-Manure Separation System for Gore's Dairy Paper
Tien, Kai Jen Calvin 2001 Jordan Using Vegetation Indices to Enhance Agricultural Land Use/land Cover Classification in Taiwan Paper
Carvalho, Victor 2000 Bucklin Comparison of Roof Types for Calf Hutches and Their Effects on Calf Performance During Heat Stress paper