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Zhenong Jin

  • Affiliated scholar

Biography

Zhenong Jin joined FSE as a Postdoctoral Scholar in July 2016. Being a broadly-trained crop modeler, he leverages statistical and process-based models, remote sensing, and machine learning approaches to advance the science that enhance the adaptability and sustainability of crop production, food security and ecosystem functioning in the context of climate change and human activities. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota. His research focuses include global crop yield mapping and yield gap analysis using high-resolution satellite imagery, as well as the integration of satellite data and crop model for guiding precision agriculture. He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University and a BA degree in Ecology from Peking University.

publications

Journal Articles
April 2019

Water Use Efficiency as a Constraint and Target for Improving the Resilience and Productivity of C3 and C4 Crops

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Water Use Efficiency as a Constraint and Target for Improving the Resilience and Productivity of C3 and C4 Crops
Journal Articles
May 2019

Smallholder maize area and yield mapping at national scales with Google Earth Engine

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Smallholder maize area and yield mapping at national scales with Google Earth Engine
Journal Articles
December 2017

Improving the accuracy of satellite-based high-resolution yield estimation: A test of multiple scalable approaches

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Improving the accuracy of satellite-based high-resolution yield estimation: A test of multiple scalable approaches
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