Reflectance Measurements in Cotton Fields

Dr. Glen Ritchie of the University of Georgia has used model PS-100 spectroradiometer to take reflectance measurements in cotton fields and estimate defoliation. Chlorophyll gives plant leaves a reflectance spectrum characteristically different from that of soil. Reflectance measurements can be reported in µmol m-2 s-1, W m-2, or as a relative value.

View poster presented at ASA meeting.

Dr. Glen Ritchie collecting reflectance data with PS-100
Application Summary

Estimating defoliation of cotton using reflectance data.
Apogee Sensors Used
University of Georgia
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