The use of satellites to monitor crops and support their management is gathering increasing attention. The improved temporal, spatial, and spectral resolution of the European Space Agency (ESA) launched Sentinel-2 A + B twin platform is paving the way to their popularization in precision agriculture. Besides the Sentinel-2 A + B constellation technical features the … Continue reading New Review Article: Remote Sensing for Precision Agriculture: Sentinel-2 Improved Features and Applications by Segarra et al. (2020)
The article entitled "Remote sensing techniques and stable isotopes as phenotyping tools to assess wheat yield performance: Effects of growing temperature and vernalization" emphasizes the efficient use of diverse phenotyping approaches at predicting Bread Wheat performance under high temperature conditions. Remote sensing techniques and stable isotopes as phenotyping tools to assess wheat yield performance: Effects … Continue reading A recent article published in Plant Science by Rezzouk et al. (2020)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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!
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!
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