Advances in Plant Phenotyping for More Sustainable Crop Production
Pinera-Chavez, Francisco J
Rehman, Tanzeel U
Deery, David M
Van de Zedde, Rick
Tsaftaris, Sotirios A
Lyra, Danilo H
Hawkesford, Malcolm J
Messina, Carlos D
Hammer, Graeme L
Urban, Milan O
Araus, José L
Heim, René H J
Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Ltd
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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.