By M. D. Steven and J. A. Clark (Eds.)
Agricultural distant sensing has a tremendous power effect on agribusiness and the foreign commodity exchange during the improvement of platforms to observe vegetation and yields at the nationwide and overseas scale. This quantity reports the achievements of distant sensing in agriculture, establishes the present cutting-edge and appears at destiny advancements. the next subject matters are addressed - possibilities for distant sensing, rules of distant sensing as utilized to agriculture, together with logistic concerns and primary spectral features of plants, the estimation of biomass and productiveness, results of tension and its detection, discrimination and tracking and new innovations in employing distant sensing
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In the visible and middle-infrared the saturation level is reached for LAI around 3, and in the near-infrared for LAI around 5 or 6. But we must note that the value of the LAI corresponding to the saturation level also depends on the plant geometry. Higher LAI values are needed to reach this level with plants having erect leaves than with plants having horizontal leaves. The reflectance spectrum of a forest stand depends on the reflectance spectra of trees and underlying soil, which can be partially or totally covered by low vegetation.
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