Three - Dimensional Visualization of Soil Nutrient Evolution in Maize Precision Operation Area Based on ArcGIS

  • Enze Xiao
  • Guifen ChenEmail author
  • Shan Zhao
  • Siwei Fu
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 546)


With the development of 3D GIS technology, the application of 3D GIS in agriculture has become a hotspot in agricultural information technology research. A total of 109 soil samples were collected from the soil of Jilin Province Yushu City Gongpeng Town No. 13 Village No. 7 test area. Three - dimensional visualization of soil nutrient evolution in maize precise operation area was carried out by using ArcGIS technology. Firstly, the Kriging optimal interpolation method was used to calculate the sampling points of soil nutrient space in the field of maize test field. Then three-dimensional spatial map of soil available phosphorus, available potassium available nitrogen and other nutrient contents during the period from 2005 to 2009 were established by using the spatial analysis technique of 3D GIS. By comparing its three-dimensional thematic map, analyze trends in the evolution of its soil fertility characteristics. The results showed that the difference of soil fertility was gentle after four years of variable fertilization, and the effect of precision fertilization was verified.


Soil nutrient 3D GIS Variable fertilization Kriging interpolation method 



This work was funded by the China Spark Program. 2015GA66004. “Integration and demonstration of corn precise operation technology based on Internet of things”.

Project Funding

The national spark program project: Precise operation technology integration and demonstration of corn (No. 2015GA660004).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Information and Technology ScienceJilin Agricultural UniversityChangchunChina

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