Adoption of an unmanned helicopter for low-altitude remote sensing to estimate yield and total biomass of a rice crop.

@article{Swain2010AdoptionOA,
  title={Adoption of an unmanned helicopter for low-altitude remote sensing to estimate yield and total biomass of a rice crop.},
  author={Kishore Chandra Swain and Steven J. Thomson and Hemantha P. W. Jayasuriya},
  journal={Transactions of the ASABE},
  year={2010},
  volume={53},
  pages={21-27}
}
A radio-controlled unmanned helicopter-based low-altitude remote sensing (LARS) platform was used to acquire quality images of high spatial and temporal resolution in order to estimate yield and total biomass of a rice crop (Oriza sativa L.). Fifteen rice field plots with five N treatments (0, 33, 66, 99, and 132 kg ha-1) having three replicates each were arranged in a randomized complete block design for estimating yield and biomass as a function of applied N. Images were obtained by image… 

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