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Application of Microcontroller and Color Sensor for Soil Parameter Measurement and Control

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2021
Authors:
Yuvraj V. Parkale
10.5120/ijca2021921598

Yuvraj V Parkale. Application of Microcontroller and Color Sensor for Soil Parameter Measurement and Control. International Journal of Computer Applications 183(23):19-22, September 2021. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2021921598,
	author = {Yuvraj V. Parkale},
	title = {Application of Microcontroller and Color Sensor for Soil Parameter Measurement and Control},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {September 2021},
	volume = {183},
	number = {23},
	month = {Sep},
	year = {2021},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {19-22},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume183/number23/32067-2021921598},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2021921598},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

In early days, there is a problem of growth of crops due to the lack of fertilizers. Either there will be excess of fertilizers or lack of fertilizers. Due to this there is serious problem of growth. To overcome these problems this paper proposes a NPK measurement of soil and automatic soil fertilizer dispensing robot. The proposed system measures nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium from soil and the required amount of deficient fertilizers are dispensed in the soil. The Nitrogen is responsible for growing of leafs, and phosphorous is used for growth of root. The proposed system will reduce the overall cost and increases the efficiency of the system.

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Keywords

NPK, Soil measurement, robot, microcontroller etc.