Role of Lens Position and Illumination Source for Acquiring Non-imaging Hyperspectral Data to Estimate Biophysical Characteristics of Leaves

  • Amarsinh Bhimrao VarpeEmail author
  • Rupali R. Surase
  • Amol D. Vibhute
  • Dhananjay B. Nalawade
  • Karbhari V. Kale
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1037)


The procedure of recognition of plant species is very important in various application such as, classification of plant species along with yield estimation and present status. In the current study, we have carry out the analysis of anthocyanin (ARI) and xanthophyll (X) content of different types of plants with healthy leaves. The collected healthy leaves were scanned through ASD FieldSpec4 spectroradiometer with two positions such as nadir and off-nadir. The recorded data was used for further processing. The variations of ARI and X contents of healthy leaves were examined using spectral indices. The statistical analysis has been carried using open source environment. The experimental observations shows the highest mean value for ARI was (0.084) for off-nadir position. Whereas for the nadir position it was (1.833). Similary, for X the mean value was (\(-0.509\)) for off-nadir and for nadir it was (\(-0.845\)). It was possible to estimate content of ARI and X in plant leaves using the hyperspectral non imaging data.


Spectral reflectance Correlation of off-nadir and nadir position Leaves analysis Spectral indices 



The Authors would like to acknowledge the technical support from UGC SAP(II), DRS Phase-II, DST-FIST and NISA to Dept. of CS and IT, Dr. B.A.M. University, Aurangabad (MS)India and also thanks for financial assistance under UGC-BSR research fellowship for this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amarsinh Bhimrao Varpe
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Rupali R. Surase
    • 1
    • 2
  • Amol D. Vibhute
    • 3
  • Dhananjay B. Nalawade
    • 1
    • 2
  • Karbhari V. Kale
    • 2
  1. 1.Geospatial Technology Research LaboratoryDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada UniversityAurangabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of C.S and ITDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada UniversityAurangabadIndia
  3. 3.School of Computational SciencesSolapur UniversitySolapurIndia

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