By M. D. Steven and J. A. Clark (Eds.)
Agricultural distant sensing has a big strength effect on agribusiness and the overseas commodity exchange in the course of the improvement of platforms to watch plants and yields at the nationwide and foreign scale. This quantity stories the achievements of distant sensing in agriculture, establishes the present cutting-edge and appears at destiny advancements. the next issues are addressed - possibilities for distant sensing, rules of distant sensing as utilized to agriculture, together with logistic issues and basic spectral features of plants, the estimation of biomass and productiveness, results of pressure and its detection, discrimination and tracking and new thoughts in using distant sensing
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