AI-based Irrigation Solutions

Authors: Ruchi Renavikar, Nihal Anand India’s highly variable climate, extremities of temperature and rainfall (eg. drought & flood), led to numerous innovations in water management techniques since the Indus valley civilisation. As a result of this, wells, pumps, irrigation systems, water storage systems and innovative, regional water harvesting techniques, developed over time. Even ancient Indian […]

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Hosachiguru Smart Farms: Precision to Decision Agriculture

India is an agricultural powerhouse with 60% of its land under cultivation (The World Bank, 2016). Despite India’s status as a global powerhouse, agriculture is a highly resource intensive industry. In the last decade, unsustainable irrigation methods, fertilizer and pesticidal abuse, poor soil fertility and over-tillage, have perhaps been the most damaging factors to soil […]

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