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E-agriculture in Action: Drones for Agriculture i E-AGRICULTURE IN ACTION: DRONES FOR AGRICULTURE Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and International Telecommunication Union Bangkok, 2018 Edited by Gerard Sylvester
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E-agriculture in Action: Drones for Agriculture iii Preface ›››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››› v Acknowledgements ››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››› vii Abbreviations, acronyms and currency codes ››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››› ix An eye in the sky for agriculture: the drone revolution ›››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››› 1 Case study A. Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in agriculture: regulations and good practices ›››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››››› 9 B. Drone technology as a tool for improving agricultural productivity ›››››››››››››››››› 27 C.
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