Consideration on the Possibility of in Field Remote Sensing of the Healthy State of Plants Via Registration of the Chlorophyll Fluorescence

  • G. Bertolini
  • C. Koechler
  • J. Moya
  • G. Schmuck


The time decay of the various components of 685 nm chlorophyll fluorescence emission excited by picosecond lasers is analyzed as a possible approach to determine the state of stress of the green matter.

Two possible experimental arrangements for in field remote measurement are described and discussed in terms of spectral and temporal resolution. The total number of fluorescence counts per single laser shot and the solar light background are evaluated.


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Bertolini
    • 1
  • C. Koechler
    • 1
  • J. Moya
    • 2
  • G. Schmuck
    • 1
  1. 1.Commission of the European CommunitiesJoint Research CentreIspra (VA)Italy
  2. 2.L.U.R.E. (Laboratoire pour l’utilisation du rayonnement électromagnétique)Université Paris XIOrsayFrance

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