Components of Precision Agriculture

  • Latief Ahmad
  • Syed Sheraz Mahdi


Precision agriculture (PA) or precision farming (PF) has witnessed unprecedented growth in the last decade, especially in countries such as the United States, Germany, Canada, and others. While the rest of the world has been relatively slow in embracing precision agricultural practices, the change is coming. The chapter discusses different components of precision agriculture.


Components Data management Soil sampling Yield monitoring Variable rate application Variable rate technology 


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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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