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Rice crop monitoring using multirotor UAV and RGB digital camera at early stage of growth

Tarmidi, Mohammad Zakri and Abu Sari, Mohd. Yazid and Ismail, Mohd. Razi and Che Ya, Nik Norasma and Mohmad Hassim, Yana Mazwin and Md. Azali, Fadzilah and Berahim, Zulkarami and Omar, Mohd. Husni (2018) Rice crop monitoring using multirotor UAV and RGB digital camera at early stage of growth. In: 9th IGRSM International Conference and Exhibition on Geospatial and Remote Sensing: Geospatial Enablement, IGRSM 2018, 24 April 2018 - 25 April 2018, Berjaya Times Square Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The increasing of population in the world lead the Malaysia government to intensification the food supply for the future in efficient way. Sustainable agriculture plays a main role for maintain the food production and preserve the environment from any excessive chemical by usage of technology for the better management. The Economic Transformation Program (ETP) emphasizes on the use of technology to finest aid crop production. Drone applications in crop monitoring are increasing globally and get place among end-users. The objective of this paper is to monitor rice crop by using multirotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) as known as drone and RGB digital camera in Kelantan, Malaysia. This paper will present the spatial analysis using RGB imagery in paddy plot at early stage to improve the management system. Results show that the uneven ground surface is a key element in achievement the higher yield production and improving the irrigation system in the paddy field. The ground management need to take action to make sure the paddy development can be growth in a healthy condition to increase the yield.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:rice crop monitoring
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > G70.212-70.215 Geographic information system
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:82419
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:30 Sep 2019 21:05
Last Modified:06 Oct 2019 12:23

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