Introduction to Precision Agriculture
The introductory chapter provides information about basics of accuracy, precision, and precision agriculture. The chapter gives an insight of what precision and accuracy are in measurement, their differences, and use. Precision agriculture is a now a term utilized all through farming frameworks around the world. But what do we mean by “precision agriculture”? This chapter offers a background to the evolution of precision agriculture, the principle philosophy and goals of a precision agriculture management strategy, and some of the steps required to adopt precision agriculture in cropping systems.
KeywordsAccuracy Precision Precision agriculture History Objectives Variability Smart farming technologies SSCM
- Ali, J. (2015). Role of precision farming in sustainable development of hill agriculture.Google Scholar
- GRDC. (2009). Precision agriculture fact sheet (pp 1–9).Google Scholar
- Taylor, J., & Whelan, B. (2005). A general introduction to precision agriculture. Australian Center for Precision Agriculture.Google Scholar
- United States Geological Survey. (n.d.). Retrieved from: https://www2.usgs.gov/faq/node/2858. U.S. House of representatives. (1997).