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Spatial Rice Yield Estimation Based on MODIS and Sentinel-1 SAR Data and ORYZA Crop Growth Model

Sentinel-1 speeds up crop insurance payouts

17 August 2017 For the first time in India, a state government is using satellites to assess lost crops so that farmers can benefit from speedy insurance payouts. The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is home to around 68 million people, of which almost a million are rice farmers. However, Tamil Nadu is facing […]