Detection and Identification of Weeds

  • Martin Weis
  • Markus Sökefeld


This chapter reviews the approaches for the automation of weed detection. Site-specific plant protection needs to address the varying weed infestation, but the automation is only partially solved and research is still ongoing. The properties for plant species distinction as well as approaches that use them are presented. The focus is on image based methods, of which an example is given.


Weed Species Weed Infestation Grass Weed Curvature Scale Space Vegetation Indexnormalised Difference Vegetation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Weed ScienceInstitute for Phytomedicine, University of HohenheimStuttgartGermany

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