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Tag Archives: Crop statistics

SPHI Brief 2016: Remote sensing as a monitoring tool for cropping area determination in smallholder agriculture in Tanzania and Uganda

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)-based remote sensing technology is a game changer in the gathering of agricultural statistics data.  Relatively low-cost platforms, coupled with high quality sensors and sophisticated-yet-user-friendly processing techniques allows gathering of accurate crop statistics data at large extent, with minimal effect of clouds. This document highlights the efforts …

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SPHI Brief 2015: Remote sensing as a monitoring tool for cropping area determination in smallholder agriculture in Tanzania and Uganda

This document highlights the efforts that are being led by the International Potato Center (CIP) to develop cost-effective methods that utilize UAV as a platform to collect accurate and timely data for agricultural statistics. Beyond the platforms, low-cost and high quality sensors for specific agricultural applications, as well as the …

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Presentation: Remote sensing as a monitoring tool for smallholder’s cropping area determination in Tanzania and Uganda using sweetpotato as a pilot crop

This presentation description is as outlines in the abstract below Elijah Cheruiyot1, Arnold Bett2, Adolfo Posadas1, Dieudonné Harahagazwe1, Hildo Loayza3, Susan Palacios3, Mario Balcázar3, Luis Silva3 and Roberto Quiroz3 1International Potato Center, Nairobi, 2University of Nairobi, 3International Potato Center, Lima   Crop statistics in agriculture are important tools for planning, …

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