Automated Irrigation System for Greenhouse Monitoring

  • A. Sivagami
  • U. Hareeshvare
  • S. Maheshwar
  • V. S. K. Venkatachalapathy
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Abstract

The continuous requirement for the food needs the rapid improvement in food production technology. The economy of food production is mainly dependent on agriculture and the weather conditions, which are isotropic and thus we are not able to utilize the whole agricultural resources. The main reason is the deficiency of rainfall and paucity in land reservoir water. The continuous withdrawal water from the ground reduces the water level resulting in most of the land to come under the arid. In the field of cultivation, use of appropriate method of irrigation plays a vital role. Drip irrigation is a renowned methodology which is very economical and proficient. When the conventional drip irrigation system is followed, the farmer has to tag along the irrigation timetable, which is different for diverse crops. The current work makes the drip irrigation system an automated one, thereby the farmer doesn’t want to follow any timetable since the sensor senses the soil moisture content and based on it supplies the water. Moreover the practice of economical sensors and the simple circuitry makes this project as an inexpensive product, which can be bought even by an underprivileged farmer. The current project is best suited for places where water is limited and has to be used in limited quantity.

Keywords

Drip Irrigation Sensors Automated irrigation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringSri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering CollegeMadagadipet, PuducherryIndia
  2. 2.Pondicherry UniversityPuducherryIndia

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