Mir Shafii, Ph.D

UC Davis Biological and Agricultural Engineering BAE Faculty Mir Shafii

Position Title
Continuing Lecturer

Unit
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Western Center for Agricultural Education


154 Hills Drive, Davis CA 95616
Bio

Research

Teaching Applied Biological Systems Technology (ABT) courses at Western Center for Agricultural Equipment (WCAE).

Selected Publications

S. K. Upadhyaya, V. Udompetaikul, and M. S. Shafii, 2009. Design, Development and Evaluation of a tree planting-site-specific fumigant applicator. the International Symposium on Application of Precision Agriculture for Fruits and Vegetables, 281-288.

Shafii, M.S.. 2008. Tillage, 2nd Edition. A text book written in Farsi. The Iranian Universities’ Center of Publications.

Shafii, M.S.. 2006. Principles of Farm Machinery, 2nd Edition, A Farsi translation of the book written by: R.A. Kepner, R. Bainer, and E.L. Barger. Tehran University Publication Center.

Ehsani, M. R., S. K. Upadhyaya, D. Slaughter, S. Shafii, and M. Pelletier. 1999. A NIR technique for rapid determination of soil mineral nitrogen. Journal of Precision Agriculture. 1:217-234.

Upadhyaya, S. K., J. Jafari Far, S. Shafii, and H. A. Fattah. 1997. Crust-breaking device improves water infiltration into furrows. California Agriculture 51(5):21-23.

Shafii, S., S. K. Upadhyaya, and R. E. Garrett. 1996. The importance of experimental design to the development of empirical prediction equations: a case study. Transactions of the ASAE (American Society of Agricultural Engineers) 39(2):377-384

Lancas, K. P., S. K. Upadhyaya, M. Sime, and S. Shafii. 1995. Over inflated tractor tires waste fuel, reduce productivity. California Agriculture 50(2):28-31.

Far, J. J., S. K. Upadhyaya, and S. Shafii. 1994. Development and field evaluation of a hydropneumatic planter for primed vegetable seeds. Transactions of the ASAE (American Society of Agricultural Engineers) 37(4):1069-1075.

Garrett, R. E., S. Shafii, and S. K. Upadhyaya. 1994. Encapsulation of seeds in gel by impact. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 10(2):183-187.

Shafii, S., A. Sasao, and S. K. Upadhyaya. 1991. Air-jet seed singulation. Transactions of the ASAE (American Society of Agricultural Engineers) 34(5):1973-1977.

Zulin, Z., S. K. Upadhyaya, S. Shafii, and R. E. Garrett. 1991. A hydropneumatic seeder for primed seed. Transactions of the ASAE (American Society of Agricultural Engineers) 34(1):21-26.

Shafii, S. 1992. Tillage, First Edition. A text book written in Farsi. The Iranian Universities’ Center of Publications.

Shafii, S. 1991. Principles of Farm Machinery, First Edition, A Farsi translation of the book written by: R.A. Kepner, R. Bainer, and E.L. Barger. Tehran University Publication Center.

Abhary, K., M. Behroozi-Lar, S. Shafii, and H. Oghabi. 1991. Design of a Medium Size Thresher for Legumes. Memoirs of College of Engineering, Tehran University, #50.

Shafii, S. and R.G. Holmes. 1990. Air-Jet Seed Metering, A Theoretical and Experimental Study. Transactions of ASAE, Vol.33 (5): 1432-1438.

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