Precision Agriculture in the 21st Century

Precision Agriculture in the 21st Century

Geospatial and Information Technologies in Crop Management

eBook - 1997
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Overviews technologies and practices of precision agriculture (the use of technologies such as sensors, satellite photography, and multispectral imaging in crop production) and explores the implications of their adoption by farmers and agricultural managers. Discusses how precision agriculture could affect decision making in irrigation, crop selection, pest management, environmental issues, and pricing and market conditions, and examines farm, regional, and national dimensions of precision agriculture, looking at the potential impact of new technologies on rural communities. Of interest to policy makers, regulators, farmers, scientists, educators, students, and suppliers to the agricultural industry. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1997
ISBN: 9780585022789
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 149 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.)


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