Advances in ICT in Agriculture
Dr. Chandan Kumar Panda, Dr. Anil Paswan and Dr. Siya Ram Singh
  • ISBN : 9789386453341
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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The Information and Communication Technology has huge potentiality for agriculture and allied sectors growth; and transforming the farming more interesting, profitable and enjoyable. The advancement in ICT can contribute in timely, accurate, pertinent information services in precision farming and resource conservation practices; soil health management, pest and disease management through decision support system and forecasting to all categories of farmers. The smart phone has created opportunity for vibrant application of ICT in agriculture. The mobile apps are providing online information service to the fingertips of the farmer in 24×7 modes. This book has altogether 23 chapters and divided into interrelated five parts. Part-I deals with the ICT in crop husbandry, weather forecasting, precision farming and soil health management. Advances in ICT in pest and disease management are discussed in Part-II. ICT in agricultural extension and allied sectors are elaborated in Part-III of the book. Application of ICT in agricultural engineering is elucidated in the Part-IV. ICT in women empowerment is discussed precisely in Part-V of the book. This work is of course an important reference book for the academicians, researchers, students, progressive farmers and consultants in ICT in agriculture