Remote sensing for site-specific crop management

Richard Ferguson, Donald Rundquist

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19 Scopus citations


This chapter provides a brief overview of the development of remote sensing tools that are used to assess crop health. Today there are a wide variety of sensing options available to crop producers and researchers alike, which allow for close observation of the crop. Remote sensing information can be collected by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), manned aircraft, and satellite platforms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrecision Agriculture Basics
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9780891183679
ISBN (Print)9780891183662
StatePublished - Jun 8 2018


  • Disease management
  • Electromagnetic radiation
  • Nutrient management
  • Remote sensing
  • Site-specific crop management
  • Soil assessment
  • Spectral signature
  • Terrestrial vegetation
  • Unmanned aerial systems
  • Weed management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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