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Mapping cultivated area in West Africa using MODIS imagery and agroecological stratification

E. Vintrou, M. Houles, D. Lo Seen, C. Baron, C. Feau, G. Laine, A. Begue
2009 2009 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
We also used higher resolution SPOT and LANDSAT images for identifying cultivated areas used in training. We tested this methodology in Senegal and Mali at national scale.  ...  than the USAID map (which is 1 km resolution) and with a nomenclature more specific of the Senegal region than suggested in the POSTEL map.  ...  We identified the cultivated area using the high resolution SPOT image of Koutiala. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION Senegal The map of the cultivated domain in 2005 is presented in Figure 2 .  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2009.5417647 dblp:conf/igarss/VintrouHSBFLB09 fatcat:3wy2om5znjbzpbqdb5vkn4xcmi

Evaluating Crop Area Mapping from MODIS Time-Series as an Assessment Tool for Zimbabwe's "Fast Track Land Reform Programme"

Konrad Hentze, Frank Thonfeld, Gunter Menz, Krishna Prasad Vadrevu
2016 PLoS ONE  
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data forms the basis for numerous land use and land cover (LULC) mapping and analysis frameworks at regional scale.  ...  We therefore assessed the suitability of moderate spatial and high temporal resolution imagery and phenological parameters to retrieve regional figures about the extent of cropland area in former freehold  ...  • Can MODIS data be used to map changes and volatility of agricultural area in the time frame 2001-2013?  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156630 pmid:27253327 pmcid:PMC4890803 fatcat:4r3aqg46mfaklnfggbaxi34hca

Use of the McHargian LUSA in agricultural research and decision-making in the age of non-stationarity and big earth observation data

Theodore C Lim
2019 Socio-Ecological Practice Research  
In the past 50 years, there have been two major changes that are of methodological and consequential importance to the McHargian land-use suitability analysis (LUSA): increasing evidence of non-stationarity  ...  This makes the technique relevant beyond decision support to spatial identification and prediction of areas of socio-ecological opportunity, risk, and priority.  ...  (2017) X Identify areas suit- able for faba bean cultivation Iran Experts Not specified Soil, climate, topography Kazemi et al. (2016) X Create agroecologi- cal zones identi- fying  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42532-019-00022-6 fatcat:vb3nsg532rfkpmmdcs4ho3jkry

Agrodiversity: learning from farmers across the world

2004 ChoiceReviews  
Its activities focus mainly on the areas of peace and governance, environment and sustainable development, and science and technology in relation to human welfare.  ...  The United Nations University is an organ of the United Nations established by the General Assembly in 1972 to be an international community of scholars engaged in research, advanced training, and the  ...  Yams have been cultivated in West Africa for centuries, and Blay (2002) has found 140 different yam cultivars in southern Ghana.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.42-0281 fatcat:cim3ogyqffbuhbzbcte5z7bfga

Agrodiversity: Learning from Farmers across the World

DAVID PIMENTEL
2005 BioScience  
Its activities focus mainly on the areas of peace and governance, environment and sustainable development, and science and technology in relation to human welfare.  ...  The United Nations University is an organ of the United Nations established by the General Assembly in 1972 to be an international community of scholars engaged in research, advanced training, and the  ...  Yams have been cultivated in West Africa for centuries, and Blay (2002) has found 140 different yam cultivars in southern Ghana.  ... 
doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2005)055[0452:pfpb]2.0.co;2 fatcat:exab6ykvxfhzrbgj4n3in3zja4

Conference program and abstracts. International Biogeography Society 6th Biennial Meeting – 9-13 January 2013, Miami, Florida, USA

Joaquín Hortal, Karen Faller, Kenneth Feeley, Richard Field, Catherine Graham, François Guilhaumon, Daniel Gavin
2012 Frontiers of Biogeography  
The geography of divergence and disparity: how landscapes help understand the decoupling of genetic structure and phenotypic diversity. 43A Assembly of plant communities in climate space Benjamin Blonder  ...  Sloat 1,3 , Bill Piel 3,15 , Nathan Kraft 3,16 , Jens-Christian Svenning 3,17 , Naia Morueta-Holme 3,17 , Nick Spensor 3,18 , Susan Wiser 3,18 , Jeff Ott 3,7 , Barbara Dobrin 1,3 , Sandy Andelman 3,19 and  ...  history of African rainforests from West and Central Africa.  ... 
doi:10.21425/f5fbg15702 fatcat:lwyauz5kbvcwbmimvei4iota3a

Proceedings of the Fourth International American Moroccan Agricultural Sciences Conference - AMAS Conference IV, May 9-11, 2018, Meknes, Morocco

Abdelmajid Kassem, Alan Walters, Karen Midden, Khalid Meksem
2018 Atlas Journal of Biology  
Academics (HC-MASA; www.hc-masa.org) in collaboration with various universities and research institutes in Morocco.  ...  AMAS IV was held on May 9-11, 2018 in Meknes, Morocco. The current proceedings summarizes abstracts from 73 oral presentations and 168 posters that were presented during AMAS Conference IV.  ...  Mapping analysis using microsatellites was used in these families to identify recombinants between A-and D-genome chromosomes.  ... 
doi:10.5147/ajb.v0i0.175 fatcat:u5mxgz6mbfdy3ai55riic6eajm