Accuracy and Efficiency of Drone Imagery for Detecting Elongated Mustard

(2019) Ransom C. V. and H. E. Olsen. In Proceedings, Western Society of Weed Science. Pg 9.

A study was initiated to evaluate the use of drone imagery to detect and map elongated mustard (Brassica elongata), an invasive perennial mustard. Results of the study showed that while drone imagery offers many opportunities for increased detection of invasive species, it does not appear well suited for detection of individual plants, and would most likely be economical only at maximum flight elevations for detection of larger patches of plants. Read full abstract...