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International Journal of Engineering Research in Electronics and Communication Engineering(IJERECE)

Monthly Journal for Electronics and Communication Engineering

Open Access Journal

International Journal of Engineering Research in Electronics and Communication Engineering(IJERECE)

Monthly Journal for Electronics and Communication Engineering

ISSN : 2394-6849 (Online)

Automated Irrigation System Using GSM Module

Author : Siddharth Bhattacharjee 1 Machina Hema Mani Kumar 2 P.N.Vaidyanathan 3

Date of Publication :7th July 2016

Abstract: The increasing demand of the food supplies requires a rapid improvement in food production technology. In many countries where agriculture plays an important part in shaping up the economy and the climatic conditions are isotropic, but still we are not able to make full use of agricultural resources. One of the main reason is the lack of rain & scarcity of land reservoir water. Also, the unplanned use of water inadvertently resulting in water wastage. The aim of our project is to minimize the manual intervention of the farmer, which is why we are using a micro-controller PIC- PERIPHERAL INTERRUPT CONTROLLER. It's done using a GSM MODULE attached with the Automated Irrigation System. The micro-controller based AUTOMATED IRRIGATION SYSTEM will serve the following purposes: 1) As there is planned usage of water, a lot of water is saved from being wasted. 2) The soil is irrigated when there is not enough moisture in the soil and the microcontroller decides when should the pump be turned on/off . 3) The water level Indicator checks the amount of water in the water container. Thus this saves much time of the farmers, as they dont have to go and turn the pump on/off manually by monitoring various soil parameters for controlled Irrigation.

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