IT for management of agricultural resources and development

Shivling, V.D and Ganju, A.K. (2004) IT for management of agricultural resources and development. IETE Technical Review , 21 (3). pp. 219-227. ISSN 0256-4602

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In India an awareness needs to be created in the farming sector for the market support. direct payments and other support that can be made available in Implementing various schemes to manage healthy crop production, post harvesting and other related parameters by individual farmers through IT. The farmers and their Panchayats need to recognize and understand the important role of Information Technology. It shall enable them to have various kinds of support at the rural level. This paper defines IT in agriculture as a management strategy that uses information technologies to bring data from multiple sources to bear on decisions associated with crop production. Precision agriculture has three components: capture of data at an appropriate scale and frequency, interpretation and analysis of that data, and implementation of a management response at an appropriate scale and time.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: CSIO > Agri - Instrumentation
Depositing User: Ms. Narinder Kaur
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2012 14:22
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2012 14:22

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