Automation in Agriculture to Optimize Utilization of Water and Crop Monitoring using IOT

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2018
M. A. Wakchaure, Nishant L. Kale, Pradeep G. Gawade, Lakhan V. Gangule, Laxman D. Chate

M A Wakchaure, Nishant L Kale, Pradeep G Gawade, Lakhan V Gangule and Laxman D Chate. Automation in Agriculture to Optimize Utilization of Water and Crop Monitoring using IOT. International Journal of Computer Applications 180(50):1-6, June 2018. BibTeX

	author = {M. A. Wakchaure and Nishant L. Kale and Pradeep G. Gawade and Lakhan V. Gangule and Laxman D. Chate},
	title = {Automation in Agriculture to Optimize Utilization of Water and Crop Monitoring using IOT},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2018},
	volume = {180},
	number = {50},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2018},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-6},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2018917235},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In India Agriculture plays very important role in the economy. As contribution of agriculture to total domestic product is declining in these days, it is our responsibility to increase crop productivity with efficient and effective water usage and energy consumption. It provides a solution for measurement of environmental parameters like rain, temperature, moisture, and water level. In order to increase agriculture production the basic idea is smart agriculture which can be achieved through smart irrigation. It is need of hour to implement to implements several smart techniques using smart control system. The level of agricultural activities can be improved so as to gain sustainable development so that the needs of future generation can be fulfilled by acquiring smart modes of production and consumption.


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Internet of things, Wireless sensor network, Agriculture Automation, Irrigation, Arduino, Sensors.