Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
University of California
Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Dr. Peter Ako Larbi

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Assistant CE Specialist
Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
9240 S. Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, CA 93648
559-646-6577
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Education

Ph.D. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida. 2011
M.Sc. Agricultural Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. 2007
B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. 2003

Awards

  • Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award
    Presented by Graduate Student Council, Arkansas State University,  2018
  • Professor of the Month for February 2017
    Presented by Arkansas State University,  2017
  • Young Engineer of the Year Award
    Presented by American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Arkansas Section,  2017
  • Mondialogo Engineering Award
    Presented by United Nations Education Science and Cultural Organization, in partnership with DaimlerChrysler,  2005
  • Special Jury Recognition Award
    Presented by United Nations Education Science and Cultural Organization, in partnership with DaimlerChrysler,  2005

Specialty

Agricultural Application Engineering

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Larbi, P. A. (2018). Advancing Microsoft Excel's potential for teaching digital image processing and analysis. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 34:2, 263-276.
  • Larbi, P. A.; Green, S. (2018). Time series analysis of soybean response to varying atmospheric conditions for precision agriculture. Precision Agriculture. 2018, pp 1-14.
  • Zhou, J.; He, L., et al. (2016). Field evaluation of a mechanical-assist cherry harvesting system. Engineering in Agriculture, Environment and Food. 9:4, 324–331.
  • Larbi, P. A. (2016). RGBExcel: An RGB image data extractor and exporter for excel processing. Signal and Image Processing: An International Journal. 7:1, 1-9.
  • Larbi, P. A.; Vong, C. N., et al. (2015). A study of operator performance for a mechanical sweet cherry harvester: Comparison between manual and remote-controlled operation. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health. 21:3, 145-157.
  • Larbi, P. A. (2015). Modification and field evaluation of an experimental sweet cherry harvester. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 31:3, 387-397.
  • Larbi, P. A.; Karkee, M. (2014). Effects of orchard characteristics and operator performance on harvesting rate of a mechanical sweet cherry harvester. GSTF Journal on Agricultural Engineering. 1:1, 11.
  • Larbi, P. A.; Salyani, M. (2013). Discretization for a spray deposition model: Criteria for temporal and spatial differencing. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 9, 35-39.
  • Larbi, P. A.; Ehsani, R., et al. (2013). Multispectral based leaf detection system for spot sprayer application to control citrus psyllids. Biosystems Engineering. 116:4, 509-517.
  • Khot, L. R.; Ehsani, R., et al. (2012). Air-assisted sprayer adapted for precision horticulture: Spray patterns and deposition assessments in small-sized citrus canopies. Biosystems Engineering. 113:1, 76-85.
  • Larbi, P. A.; Salyani, M. (2012). CitrusSprayEx: An expert system for planning citrus spray applications. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 87, 85-93.
  • Larbi, P. A.; Salyani, M. (2012). Model to predict spray deposition in citrus airblast sprayer applications - Part 1: Spray Dispersion. Transactions of the ASABE. 55:1, 29-39.
  • Larbi, P. A.; Salyani, M. (2012). Model to predict spray deposition in citrus airblast sprayer applications - Part 2: Spray deposition. Transactions of the ASABE. 55:1, 41-48.
  • Khot, L. R.; Ehsani, R., et al. (2012). Spray pattern investigation of an axial-fan airblast precision sprayer using a modified vertical patternator. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 28:5, 647-654.
  • Khot, L. R.; Salyani, M., et al. (2011). Assessment of aerosol deposition and movement in open field conditions. . Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal. 13:3.

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