This looks great. Some questions tho.
1. How do they tell if the crop is suffering from lack of nitrogen rather than some other form of stress like moisture etc.? I thought the NVDI just told you which parts of the crop we struggling?
I've been thinking about work flow as a farmer. The cheap infrared camera' s I believe can only identify plants that arn't growing well for what ever reason. So UAV flys around taking photo's. Photo's then analysed by software looking…"
"Just wondering? Using the Agixel software and having this in the UAV to georef the photos would that remove the requirements to stitch the photos for NVDI applications? Reason I ask if I don't need to stitch and overlap the photos when capturing the…"
"So would it be possible to simply georeferenced this image using control points (known reference locations) with a program like global mapper? Or is the image stitching not good enough in ICE to do this? Obviously this wouldn't give elevation data…"
"I suppose it depends on your application? Each of us may be aiming for a different purpose. My ultimate aim is to be able to create Ortho-photography to a high accuracy like these guys in ireland..http://www.uav.ie/ortho.html . In his…"
"Pretty good article really. I agree with your comments Kevin. I believe that they would hold true here in Australia. I can see that drones will be used as a tool for agronomists / consultants rather than everyday farmers. I have tried to find…"