Development of Chinese Crop Monitoring Model Using Photosynthetic Production IndexProgramming on its Efficiency of Evolution of Snakebot

Fengzhi Dai, Ruixiang Bai, Daijiro Kaneko, Qihan You
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Fengzhi Dai
Available Online 1 December 2015.
Crop monitoring, Photosynthesis, Remote sensing, Water resource
For monitoring the early stage of crop growth in China, this paper presents a photosynthesis-based monitoring model for grain production. Not only the normalized difference vegetation index and elements such as the growing degree day are considered, the factors of sunshine and the cost of water resource are also considered in the model.

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