Satellites and other innovative technologies to support variable rate fertilization in paddy fields

The project Saturno aims at transfering innovative techniques (based on satellite imagery and crop simulators) to increase the environmental and economic sustainability of fertilization. Activities will focus on rice farms in Lombardy.

CNR - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy)
Distretto Agricolo delle Risaie Lomelline

2019 - Sensors, 19, 981
Estimating crop nutritional status using smart apps to support nitrogen fertilization. A case study on paddy rice.
Paleari, L., Movedi, E., Vesely, F.M., Thoelke, W., Tartarini, S., Foi, M., Boschetti, M., Nutini, F., Confalonieri, R.

2018 - Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 154, 80-92
An operational workflow to assess rice nutritional status based on satellite imagery and smartphone apps.
Nutini, F., Confalonieri, R., Crema, A., Movedi, E., Paleari, L., Stavrakoudis, D., Boschetti, M.

Regione Lombardia