Remote Sensing Technology for Production of Turfgrass and Ornamentals
The production and maintenance of turfgrass and ornamentals requires substantial resources. Given the concern over the scarcity of water and environmental contamination with agrochemicals, we need to develop sustainable landscapes. The emerging role of remote sensing in the development of stress (drought, salt, heat, diseases, pests) tolerant turfgrass/ornamental varieties and of efficient management strategies to minimize the inputs needed for optimal production and maintenance of turfgrass and ornamentals will be discussed.
San Antonio, TX
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Technology / CADD / GIS
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Introduce the concept of sustainable landscapes.
2. Introduce the concept of a stress tolerant or sustainable plant variety.
3. Review what remote sensing is and what it can do.
David Bryne PhD
Texas Nursery and Landscape Association
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