Study of vegetation red edge indices of reflectance spectra for crops of winter wheat cultivated in the steppe zone of Ukraine

1Zholobak, GM, 1Shportiuk, ZM, 1Sibirtseva, ON, 2Dugin, SS
1State institution «Scientific Centre for Aerospace Research of the Earth of the Institute of Geological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine
2State institution «Scientific Centre for Aerospace Research of the Earth of the Institute of Geological Science of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2012, 18 ;(4):45–51
https://doi.org/10.15407/knit2012.04.045
Section: Study of the Earth from Space
Publication Language: Ukrainian
Abstract: 
We give some results of spectrometry surveying with ASD FieldSpec®3FR for small-plot crops of the demonstration test site of the elite seminal enterprise «Zolotyi Kolos» in the Mykolaiv Region. On the basis of these results, vegetation red edge indices (REP, TCI, NDVI705) are calculated for 19 cultivars of hard red winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and 4 cultivars of winter durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.). The lowest values of indices are detected for awnless hard red winter whe at var. lutescens and the highest ones are seen for winter durum wheat var. hordeiforme. We discuss a wide range of oscillations of values for vegetation red edge indices in the case of winter wheat var. lutescens
Keywords: vegetation red edge indices, winter durum wheat.
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