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Estimation of maize foliar temperature and stomatal conductance as indicators of water stress based on optical and thermal imagery acquired using an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) platform
Climatic variability and extreme weather events impact agricultural production, especially in sub-Saharan smallholder cropping systems, which are commonly rainfed. Hence, the development of early warning systems regarding ...
Crop monitoring in smallholder farms using unmanned aerial vehicles to facilitate precision agriculture practices: A scoping review and bibliometric analysis
In this study, we conducted a scoping review and bibliometric analysis to evaluate the state-of-the-art regarding actual applications of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technologies to guide precision agriculture (PA) ...
Assessing the prospects of remote sensing maize leaf area index using uav-derived multi-spectral data in smallholder farms across the growing season
Maize (Zea Mays) is one of the most valuable food crops in sub-Saharan Africa and is a critical component of local, national and regional economies. Whereas over 50% of maize production in the region is produced by ...
Urban agriculture and the sustainability nexus in South Africa: Past, current, and future trends
Urban agriculture remains a topical issue that needs to be better understood in striving for sustainable cities, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Through a literature review, this article examines urban agriculture ...