Advances in Plant Phenotyping for More Sustainable Crop Production

$195.00

SKU: 9781786768568
Editor: Walter, Achim
Contribution by: Schurr, Ulrich Reynolds, Matthew Jin, Jian Baret, Frederic Deery, David Gerth, Stefan Altmann, Thomas Van de Zedde, Rick Aasen, Helge Tsaftaris, Sotirios Hawkesford, Malcolm J Kholova, Jana Rosenqvist, Eva Vatter, Thomas Mahlein, Anne-Katrin Doonan, John
Publication Date: 06/28/2022
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Ltd
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Description

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.