Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems in Crop Production: A Compendium

1st Edition

K. R. Krishna

Apple Academic Press
July 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 612 Pages - 196 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771887564 - CAT# K399286

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Summary

This volume, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems in Crop Production: A Compendium, responds to the exponential interest in adopting aerial robots (UAVs or drones) for agricultural crop production, which is revolutionizing farming methods worldwide. This volume provides a useful detailed review of 250 UAVs that examines their usefulness in enhancing profitability, yield, and quality of crop production.

A detailed view of the recent trends indicates an increase in agricultural drone production. Millions of dollars have been invested in start-ups that produce agro-drones in past several years. North America, Europe, China and the Far East have excelled in offering a large number of UAV models. Some of them are versatile, a few are specific, and many of them are low cost. With so many drone models (over 1200) available, how do farmers and agricultural specialist choose the models best for them?

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