Russia - Tula

In Situ Observations

  1. Parameter: Weeds area
    Data Collection Protocol:

    Acquisitions of nadir-viewing images above the crop canopy with digital camera in selected plots. Estimation of proportion of weeds green area using digital image analysis

    Frequency: 2 weeks after sowing, in the middle of the season, before harvesting, 2 weeks after harvesting
  2. Parameter: Crop phenology
    Data Collection Protocol:

    Visual determination of phenological states

    Frequency: each month during the growing season
  3. Parameter: Soil moisture content
    Data Collection Protocol:

    Measurements in selected georeferenced representative points

    Frequency: before crop sowing, in the middle of the season, after crop harvesting
  4. Parameter: Crop type
    Data Collection Protocol:

    Discrimination among crop types in georeferenced plots

    Frequency: once per crop season
  5. Parameter: Soil erosion status (soil humus content)
    Data Collection Protocol:

    Samples collection in selected georeferenced representative points and analysis of humus content in laboratory

    Frequency: once in the year, after the harvest
©2015 Joint Experiment for Crop Assessment and Monitoring
© HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA SA MAJESTE LA REINE DU CHEF DU CANADA (2015)