Analyzing the Effect of Fluorescence Characteristics on Leaf Nitrogen Concentration Estimation
AbstractLeaf nitrogen concentration (LNC) is a significant indicator of crops growth status, which is related to crop yield and photosynthetic efficiency. Laser-induced fluorescence is a promising technology for LNC estimation and has been widely used in remote sensing. The accuracy of LNC monitoring relies greatly on the selection of fluorescence characteristics and the number of fluorescence characteristics. It would be useful to analyze the performance of fluorescence intensity and ratio characteristics at different wavelengths for LNC estimation. In this study, the fluorescence spectra of paddy rice excited by different excitation light wavelengths (355 nm, 460 nm, and 556 nm) were acquired. The performance of the fluorescence intensity and fluorescence ratio of each band were analyzed in detail based on back-propagation neural network (BPNN) for LNC estimation. At 355 nm and 460 nm excitation wavelengths, the fluorescence characteristics related to LNC were mainly located in the far-red region, and at 556 nm excitation wavelength, the red region being an optimal band. Additionally, the effect of the number of fluorescence characteristics on the accuracy of LNC estimation was analyzed by using principal component analysis combined with BPNN. Results demonstrate that at least two fluorescence spectral features should be selected in the red and far-red regions to estimate LNC and efficiently improve the accuracy of LNC estimation. View Full-Text
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Yang, J.; Song, S.; Du, L.; Shi, S.; Gong, W.; Sun, J.; Chen, B. Analyzing the Effect of Fluorescence Characteristics on Leaf Nitrogen Concentration Estimation. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 1402.
Yang J, Song S, Du L, Shi S, Gong W, Sun J, Chen B. Analyzing the Effect of Fluorescence Characteristics on Leaf Nitrogen Concentration Estimation. Remote Sensing. 2018; 10(9):1402.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yang, Jian; Song, Shalei; Du, Lin; Shi, Shuo; Gong, Wei; Sun, Jia; Chen, Biwu. 2018. "Analyzing the Effect of Fluorescence Characteristics on Leaf Nitrogen Concentration Estimation." Remote Sens. 10, no. 9: 1402.
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