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On the high-fidelity monitoring of C3 and C4 crops under nutrient and water stress
Author(s): Gladimir V. G. Baranoski; Tenn F. Chen; Bradley W. Kimmel; Erik Miranda; Daniel Yim
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Paper Abstract

The different photosynthetic and morphological characteristics of C3 and C4 plants may lead to distinct physiological responses of C3 and C4 crops to stress factors. These responses are strongly correlated with the red edge of these plants, the s-shaped curve in the 680-800nm region of their reflectance spectra. We performed controlled in silico experiments to investigate the patterns of the red edge displacements resulting from C3 and C4 specimens subjected to the same stress conditions. Our findings indicate these patterns need to be taken into account in the development of effective monitoring procedures for C3 and C4 crops.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2012
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8524, Land Surface Remote Sensing, 85240W (21 November 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.977263
Show Author Affiliations
Gladimir V. G. Baranoski, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)
Tenn F. Chen, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)
Bradley W. Kimmel, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)
Erik Miranda, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)
Daniel Yim, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8524:
Land Surface Remote Sensing
Dara Entekhabi; Yoshiaki Honda; Haruo Sawada; Jiancheng Shi; Taikan Oki, Editor(s)

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