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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(1): 2500-2505
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.801.264


Application of Drone in Agriculture
S. Ahirwar*, R. Swarnkar, S. Bhukya and G. Namwade
College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Anand Agricultural University, Godhra, Gujarat-389001, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The world population has increases day by day and projected to reach 9 billion people by 2050, so that the agricultural consumption will also increase. There is extreme need to fulfil the food demand of each and every person. Agriculture sector is the most promising sector, dealing with the lot of problems now a day’s one of the main problems is labour unavailability for farming. Other problems or difficulties are extreme weather events, inadequate amount and inefficient application of fertilizer, infection, diseases, allergies and other health problems due to chemical application (fungicide, pesticide, insecticide etc.) or insect/ animal bite. The Use of advanced technologies such as drone in agriculture offer potential for facing several major or minor challenges. The major applications of drone in agriculture are irrigation, crop monitoring, soil and field analysis and bird control.


Keywords: Drone, Agriculture, Irrigation, Crop Monitoring
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Ahirwar, S., R. Swarnkar, S. Bhukya and Namwade, G. 2019. Application of Drone in Agriculture.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(1): 2500-2505. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.801.264