Sampling Spatial Units for Agricultural Surveys

by Federica Piersimoni, Paolo Postiglione & Roberto Benedetti
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Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Series: Advances in Spatial Science

Publication Date: May 26, 2016

ISBN: 9783662460085

Binding: Kobo eBook

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The research and its outcomes presented here focus on spatial sampling of agricultural resources. The authors introduce sampling designs and methods for producing accurate estimates of crop production for harvests across different regions and countries. With the help of real and simulated examples performed with the open-source software R, readers will learn about the different phases of spatial data collection. The agricultural data analyzed in this book help policymakers and market stakeholders to monitor the production of agricultural goods and its effects on environment and food safety.