Predicting Grapevine Water Status Based on Hyperspectral Reflectance Vegetation Indices
AbstractSeveral vegetation indices (VI) derived from handheld spectroradiometer reflectance data in the visible spectral region were tested for modelling grapevine water status estimated by the predawn leaf water potential (Ψpd). The experimental trial was carried out in a vineyard in Douro wine region, Portugal. A statistical approach was used to evaluate which VI and which combination of wavelengths per VI allows the best correlation between VIs and Ψpd. A linear regression was defined using a parameterization dataset. The correlation analysis between Ψpd and the VIs computed with the standard formulation showed relatively poor results, with values for squared Pearson correlation coefficient (r2) smaller than 0.67. However, the results of r2 highly improved for all VIs when computed with the selected best combination of wavelengths (optimal VIs). The optimal Visible Atmospherically Resistant Index (VARI) and Normalized Difference Greenness Vegetation Index (NDGI) showed the higher r2 and stability index results. The equations obtained through the regression between measured Ψpd (Ψpd_obs) and optimal VARI and between Ψpd_obs and optimal NDGI when using the parameterization dataset were adopted for predicting Ψpd using a testing dataset. The comparison of Ψpd_obs with Ψpd predicted based on VARI led to R2 = 0.79 and a regression coefficient b = 0.96. Similar R2 was achieved for the prediction based on NDGI, but b was smaller (b = 0.93). Results obtained allow the future use of optimal VARI and NDGI for estimating Ψpd, supporting vineyards irrigation management. View Full-Text
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Pôças, I.; Rodrigues, A.; Gonçalves, S.; Costa, P.M.; Gonçalves, I.; Pereira, L.S.; Cunha, M. Predicting Grapevine Water Status Based on Hyperspectral Reflectance Vegetation Indices. Remote Sens. 2015, 7, 16460-16479.
Pôças I, Rodrigues A, Gonçalves S, Costa PM, Gonçalves I, Pereira LS, Cunha M. Predicting Grapevine Water Status Based on Hyperspectral Reflectance Vegetation Indices. Remote Sensing. 2015; 7(12):16460-16479.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pôças, Isabel; Rodrigues, Arlete; Gonçalves, Sara; Costa, Patrícia M.; Gonçalves, Igor; Pereira, Luís S.; Cunha, Mário. 2015. "Predicting Grapevine Water Status Based on Hyperspectral Reflectance Vegetation Indices." Remote Sens. 7, no. 12: 16460-16479.