Design of Fuzzy Drip Irrigation Control System Based on ZigBee Wireless Sensor Network

  • Xinjian Xiang
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 344)


To improve agricultural water resources’ utilization, crop’s automatic, locate, time and appropriate drip irrigation is a good choice. In this paper, an automatic control drip irrigation system based on ZigBee wireless sensor network and fuzzy control would be introduced. System uses CC2430 for wireless sensor network node design, collecting soil moisture, temperature and light intensity information and sending the drip irrigation instructions by the wireless network. System put this three soil factors input fuzzy controller, created fuzzy control rule base and finished crop irrigation time fuzzy control. This paper mainly describes system’s hardware structure, software design and working process. The system with the characteristics of economical, reliable communications and high accuracy control, could improve agricultural drip irrigation water using efficiency and the automation level.


Drip irrigation ZigBee wireless sensor network Fuzzy controller Drip irrigation automation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xinjian Xiang
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  1. 1.College of Automation & Electrical EngineeringZhejiang University of Science and TechnologyZhejiangP.R. China

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