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The main objective of the MARS project is to improve agricultural statistics, in particular inventories and yield prediction for the main annual crops of wheat, barley and sunflowers. This paper assesses the main contributions of ERS-1 to the MARS project, and describes the use of regional inventories. Other actions reported include rapid European estimates of surface and yield and the use of agromet models.

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Authors: MEYER-ROUX J ET AL., JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 12th EARSeL Symposium, Eger (HU), September 8-11, 1992
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 36909 ORA
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