Smart Precision Agriculture Technology

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The proposed solution aims to revolutionize precise crop cultivation by integrating autonomous drones, various sensors, and a comprehensive mobile application. This combination of technologies allows for continuous monitoring and efficient management of crop health from sowing to harvest. The solution is designed to optimize farming practices, enhance productivity, and contribute to the goal of Zero Hunger.

The heart of this solution is an autonomous drone equipped with a main control unit and a propulsion system for lift and maneuverability. The drone is fitted with several specialized components, including a high-resolution camera, a pollen grain dispenser, a pesticide sprayer, and image processing sensors. The high-resolution camera captures detailed images of the crops, identifying pests, diseases, crop stress conditions, soil topography, soil erosion, and water runoff. The pollen grain dispenser uses air water bubbles to facilitate pollination in specific areas of the crop field, while the pesticide sprayer applies chemicals precisely to affected areas, minimizing environmental impact. The image processing sensors analyze the captured images in real-time, providing actionable insights on crop health and field conditions.

Complementing the drone is the Precision Agricultural Robotic Device, which automates critical farming processes such as sowing, weeding, watering, and fertilizing. This automation reduces reliance on manual labor, leading to increased yield and operational efficiency. The robotic device works seamlessly with the autonomous drone and the mobile application to ensure all farming activities are performed optimally.

The integrated mobile application, Farm Precise, empowers farmers with a range of features designed to enhance their decision-making and farm management capabilities. It provides tailored guidance on crop cultivation practices through crop recipes and offers customized schedules for planting, watering, fertilizing, and harvesting. Farmers receive real-time health alerts about potential threats to their crops, including pest infestations and diseases, along with up-to-date weather information to help plan their activities. Additionally, the app offers on-demand farm assistance, providing expert advice and support whenever needed.

The workflow begins with the autonomous drone flying over the crop fields, capturing high-resolution images and data using its onboard sensors. This data is transmitted to computer systems for processing and analysis, identifying potential issues and assessing overall crop health. The processed data generates actionable insights, such as identifying areas needing pollination, pest control, or additional nutrients. These insights are then sent to the mobile application, providing farmers with real-time updates and recommendations.

Based on these insights, the autonomous drone executes precision actions, such as targeted pesticide spraying and pollen grain dispensing. The Precision Agricultural Robotic Device performs automated tasks like sowing, weeding, watering, and fertilizing, following the schedules and recommendations provided by the mobile app. This continuous feedback loop ensures farmers receive ongoing support and updates, enabling them to monitor progress and make necessary adjustments.

In summary, this integrated approach to precision crop cultivation offers numerous benefits, including increased yield, sustainability, real-time support, and scalability. By optimizing farming practices and reducing manual labor, the solution enhances crop productivity and minimizes environmental impact. The continuous feedback and support provided through the mobile app empower farmers to make informed decisions, contributing to the goal of Zero Hunger by enhancing food security and agricultural productivity.

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  • ABOUT THE ENTRANT

  • Name:
    Hemasri M
  • Type of entry:
    team
    Team members:
    • Pranav Aditya P S
  • Patent status:
    none