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A comparative review on the state and advancement of Site-Specific Crop Management in the UK and China

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Catapult co-author: Dan Wicks

Precision agriculture, and more specifically Site-Specific Crop Management (SSCM), has been implemented in some form across nearly all agricultural production systems over the past 25 years. Adoption has been greatest in developed agricultural countries. In this review article, the current situation of SSCM adoption and application is investigated from the perspective of a developed (UK) and developing (China) agricultural economy. The current state-of-the art is reviewed with an emphasis on developments in position system technology and satellite-based remote sensing.

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Cristian Rossi
Principal Earth Observation Specialist
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Cristian Rossi received the B.
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Sc and M Sc degrees in telecommunication engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan, Italy, and the Ph D degree in remote sensing technology from the Technical University of Munich, Germany Before joining Catapult, he was a Research Scientist with the German Aerospace Center (DLR), where he was involved in the development of the integrated TanDEM-X processor and in the definition of novel algorithms for synthetic aperture radar missions Since 2017, he has been the Principal Earth Observation Specialist at the Catapult, where he is technically leading several national and international projects focused on the exploitation of remote sensing data for land applications

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