Advances in Plant Phenotyping for More Sustainable Crop Production


SKU: 9781786768568
Editor: Walter, Achim
Contribution by: Pieruschka, Roland Schurr, Ulrich Reynolds, Matthew Pinto, Francisco Acevedo, Liana Pinera-Chavez, Francisco J Rivera-Amado, Carolina Jin, Jian Rehman, Tanzeel U Zhang, Qin Deery, David M Gerth, Stefan Uhlmann, Norman Salamon, Michael Van de Zedde, Rick Aasen, Helge Roth, Lukas Scharr, Hanno Tsaftaris, Sotirios A Virlet, Nicolas Lyra, Danilo H Hawkesford, Malcolm J Kholova, Jana Hajjarpoor, Amir Garin, Vincent Nelson, William Diacoumba, Madina Messina, Carlos D Hammer, Graeme L Xu, Yunbi Urban, Milan O Jarolímek, Jan Rosenqvist, Eva Vatter, Thomas Araus, José L Mahlein, Anne-Katrin Behmann, Jan Bohnenkamp, David Heim, René H J Streit, Sebastian Paulus, Stefan
Publication Date: 06/28/2022
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Ltd
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Plant phenotyping is an emerging technology that involves the quantitative analysis of structural and functional plant traits. However, it is widely recognised that phenotyping needs to match similar advances in genetics if it is to not create a bottleneck in plant breeding.

Advances in plant phenotyping for more sustainable crop production reviews the wealth of research on advances in plant phenotyping to meet this challenge, such as the development of new technologies including hyperspectral sensors such as LIDAR, NIR/SWIR, as well as alternative delivery/carrier systems, such as ground-based proximal distance systems and UAVs. The book details the development of plant phenotyping as a technique to analyse crop roots and functionality, as well as its use in understanding and improving crop response to biotic and abiotic stresses.