Applications of Remote Sensing in Pest Monitoring and Crop Management

  • Karim Ennouri
  • Mohamed Ali Triki
  • Abdelaziz Kallel


Precision agricultural skill has constructed and will still construct the road we are moving into this novel theory of precision agriculture. By increasing the inspection and appliance of inputs on the land, farmers are changing from a usual, standardized treatment of every agricultural land to a perfect treatment for as little as possible districts. Remote sensing processes offer a basis for which vegetal stress and growth reaction can be estimated. Remote sensing research based on terrestrial and spatial domains has demonstrated that numerous kinds of plant illness, through pre-visual infection signs for pathogens, hostile species and also plant health indicators, can be identified through aerial hyperspectral imaging. Inspecting foliage using remote sensing data necessitates understanding of the organization and role of foliage and its reflectance characteristics. Sensors have been ameliorated to calculate the reflectance of incident bright at numerous wavebands and have been associated to plant evolution and plant cover. Remote sensing technology has the major advantage to obtaining data about a given entity or region without having physical exchange and frequently employs surface-based instruments or spatial pictures. Remote sensing would be considered as an economic and relevant instrument for land-scale pest controlling and study.


Remote sensing Plant Illness Reflectance Precision agriculture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karim Ennouri
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mohamed Ali Triki
    • 2
  • Abdelaziz Kallel
    • 1
  1. 1.Digital Research Centre of SfaxTechnopark of SfaxSfaxTunisia
  2. 2.Laboratory of Amelioration and Protection of Olive Genetic Resources, Olive Tree InstituteUniversity of SfaxSfaxTunisia

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