Author : Halesha H R 1
Date of Publication :25th May 2018
Abstract: The country like India, the economy is heavily dependent on agriculture. Still, we are not able to make optimal, profitable and sustainable use of our agricultural land. Crop production is strongly influenced by soil properties, rooting depth, nutrition and their interaction with climate. For the new agricultural area, without knowing or monitoring the important parameters of soil, cultivation will be difficult and so the farmers suffer financial losses. Soil testing is the basis for the nutrient recommendation and formulated fertilization. The soil test will help to ensure the application of enough fertilizer to meet the requirements of the crop. The farmers find it difficult to know the proper amount of fertilizer which is required for the particular type of crop which yields better productivity. Development of agriculture using technology will be very much useful in cultivation. The main target of our work is to develop a device which continuously monitors soil fertility and provides sufficient fertilizer required.
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