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January 2nd, 2012
Remote Sensing for Cane Cultivation

Until not too long ago, Government of India and the sugar industry manually estimated the area under sugarcane cultivation. This system involved the collection of estimates from the field and the compilation of data.  That system had a serious drawback: it was not free from human error. So sometimes it would lead to higher production of sugarcane and sometimes it would show a lower output than what had been estimated at the beginning of the season. Read More