Recent Advances in Precision Agriculture

  • Latief Ahmad
  • Syed Sheraz Mahdi


The rapid technological developments during the last few years have introduced radical changes in the working environment in the agricultural sector. Agriculture has entered a new era in which the key to success is access to timely information and elaborated decision-making. The up-to-date and skilled farm manager has to choose between various production options utilizing the latest advancements in research and technology. Decision-making is an important aspect in farm management. The basis for enhanced decision-making is availability of timely, high-quality data. Technologies now available allow the concept of precision agriculture to be realized in a practical production setting. Some of the new concepts in the technologies have been discussed in this chapter.


Internet of Things Cloud computing Drones Unmanned aerial vehicles Cloud agro system Farm management system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Latief Ahmad
    • 1
  • Syed Sheraz Mahdi
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of AgronomySher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of KashmirSrinagarIndia

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