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dc.contributor.authorMcBratney, Alexanderen-US
dc.contributor.authorWhelan, Bretten-US
dc.contributor.authorBoydell, Broughtonen-US
dc.identifier.otherConference Paperen_US
dc.description.abstractPrecision Agriculture (PA) involves the management of sites or regions within a field based on local requirements rather than field average requirements. Historical best management practice involves the careful determination of best average treatment for a whole field or farm. Where there is significant variability in the resources to which management is being employed within a field, &quote;best&quote; management must also be varied in order to accommodate local peculiarities. While awareness of within-field variability is not a recent phenomenon, the ability to accurately locate (using DGPS) and revisit sites in a field, for the purpose of conducting useful quantitative measurements or treatments is only a recent development. On-picker real-time yield monitors provide the opportunity to accurately measure cottonseed yield each second during picking. When this yield information is linked to a geographic location a yield map may be produced giving the grower or agronomist quantitative data for use in evaluating the degree of variability in a field.en_US
dc.publisherAustralian Cotton Growers Research Associationen_US
dc.rightsThe material presented in these proceedings may not be abstracted or cited as a reference without the specific permissions of the author concerneden_US
dc.titlePrecision Agriculture: Measuring Within-Field Cotton Yield Variabilityen_US
Appears in Collections:1998 Australian Cotton Conference

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