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New article published in Sensors from Ma. Luisa Buchaillot (2019)

Evaluating Maize Genotype Performance under Low Nitrogen Conditions Using RGB UAV Phenotyping Techniques Ma. Luisa Buchaillot, Adrian Gracia-Romero, Omar Vergara-Diaz, Mainassara A. Zaman-Allah, Amsal Tarekegne, Jill E. Cairns, Boddupalli M. Prasanna, Jose Luis Araus and Shawn C. Kefauver* Abstract:  Maize is the most cultivated cereal in Africa in terms of land area and production, but … Continue reading New article published in Sensors from Ma. Luisa Buchaillot (2019)

A new article published in Remote Sensing from Jose A Fernandez-Gallego (2019)

Automatic Wheat Ear Counting Using Thermal Imagery Jose A. Fernandez-Gallego, Ma. Luisa Buchaillot, Nieves Aparicio Gutiérrez, María Teresa Nieto-Taladriz, José Luis Araus*, and Shawn C. Kefauver* Abstract: Ear density is one of the most important agronomical yield components in wheat. Ear counting is time-consuming and tedious as it is most often conducted manually in field … Continue reading A new article published in Remote Sensing from Jose A Fernandez-Gallego (2019)

A new article in the European Journal of Agronomy from Jose A Fernandez-Gallego (2019)

Low-cost assessment of grain yield in durum wheat using RGB images Jose A. Fernandez-Gallego, Shawn C. Kefauver*, Thomas Vatter, Nieves Aparicio Gutiérrez, María Teresa Nieto-Taladriz, José Luis Araus* Abstract The pattern of photosynthetic area of the canopy throughout the crop cycle is an important factor for determining grain yield in wheat. This work proposes the … Continue reading A new article in the European Journal of Agronomy from Jose A Fernandez-Gallego (2019)

New Article in JoVE (https://www.jove.com//video/58695/cereal-crop-ear-counting-in-field-conditions-using-zenithal-rgb-images)

Cereal Crop Ear Counting in Field Conditions Using Zenithal RGB Images José A. Fernandez-Gallego, María Luisa Buchaillot, Adrian Gracia-Romero, Thomas Vatter, Omar Vergara Diaz, Nieves Aparicio Gutiérrez, María Teresa Nieto-Taladriz, Samir Kerfal, Maria Dolors Serre, José Luis Araus, Shawn C. Kefauver* Abstract: Ear density, or the number of ears per square meter (ears/m2), is a … Continue reading New Article in JoVE (https://www.jove.com//video/58695/cereal-crop-ear-counting-in-field-conditions-using-zenithal-rgb-images)

An article in Plant Methods from Jose A Fernandez-Gallego (2018)

Wheat ear counting in-field conditions: High throughput and low-cost approach using RGB images. Jose A. Fernandez‑Gallego, Shawn C. Kefauver1* , Nieves Aparicio Gutiérrez, María Teresa Nieto‑Taladriz and José Luis Araus. Abstract Background: The number of ears per unit ground area (ear density) is one of the main agronomic yield components in determining grain yield in … Continue reading An article in Plant Methods from Jose A Fernandez-Gallego (2018)

Congratulations Omar Vergara-Diaz for an excellent publication in JXB!

Leaf dorsoventrality as a paramount factor determining spectral performance in field-grown wheat under contrasting water regimes  Omar Vergara-Díaz, Fadia Chairi, Rubén Vicente, Jose A Fernandez-Gallego, Maria Teresa Nieto-Taladriz, Nieves Aparicio, Shawn C Kefauver, José Luis Araus Journal of Experimental Botany, Volume 69, Issue 12, 25 May 2018, Pages 3081–3094, https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/ery109 Abstract The effects of leaf dorsoventrality and its interaction with environmentally induced changes … Continue reading Congratulations Omar Vergara-Diaz for an excellent publication in JXB!

New Publication by Fadia Chairi!

Great Work Fadia Chairi on a great publication: Post-Green Revolution genetic advance in durum wheat: the case of Spain, available here for the next 50 days! https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1XjfU1M2tV9cvv Field Crops Research Volume 228, 1 November 2018, Pages 158-169 Post-green revolution genetic advance in durum wheat: The case of Spain FadiaChairiaOmarVergara-DiazaThomasVatteraNievesApariciobMaria TeresaNieto-TaladrizcShawn C.KefauveraJordiBortaMaría DoloresSerretaJosé LuisArausa https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2018.09.003 Highlights • … Continue reading New Publication by Fadia Chairi!

New publication in Remote Sensing

Remote Sens. 2018, 10(2), 349; doi:10.3390/rs10020349 Phenotyping Conservation Agriculture Management Effects on Ground and Aerial Remote Sensing Assessments of Maize Hybrids Performance in Zimbabwe Adrian Gracia-Romero 1 ,Omar Vergara-Díaz 1  ,Christian Thierfelder 2  ,Jill E. Cairns 2  ,Shawn C. Kefauver 1,*   José L. Araus 1 1Integrative Crop Ecophysiology Group, Plant Physiology Section, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain 2International Maize … Continue reading New publication in Remote Sensing

New Frontiers In Plant Science Article

Great Job Adrian on the first article of your PhD in the #1 Plant Science Journal -https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpls.2017.02004/abstract ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Provisionally accepted The full-text will be published soon.  Front. Plant Sci. | doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.02004 Comparative performance of ground versus aerially assessed RGB and multispectral indices for early-growth evaluation of maize performance under phosphorus fertilization Adrian Gracia-Romero1, Shawn C. … Continue reading New Frontiers In Plant Science Article

Goetz Instrument Program

Hi everyone! Regarding our appearance in the TV program called "Agrosfera", we used a FieldSpec 4 equipment that was kindly provided by ASD Alexander Goetz Instrument Program. This program aims to provide a simple mechanism for supporting small research efforts which can quickly establish concept viability, or rule out further consideration, by providing temporary use of … Continue reading Goetz Instrument Program