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A Systematic Approach on Design of Automation System for Tea Farming Based on Embedded Wireless Sensor Network

  • Hemarjit NingombamEmail author
  • O. P. Roy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 98)

Abstract

To conserve the tea farming sector and to maintain the quality of the tea product an efficient system is in need to control and maintain the agricultural processes as well. In this paper, a systematic approach of an automation system for tea farming using ZIGBEE wireless networks has been implemented to monitor and control tea plantation in north east India. Embedded multi-sensing and actuator nodes are distributed around the farms and used to measure the parameters necessary in controlling agricultural process. Farm level information’s, combined with their positions information, are relayed to the centralized decision support system by the ZIGBEE wireless sensor networks. Accordingly, necessary control signal will generate and transmit, only at the targeted positions or area to control feedback action at time. The propose technology can broadly be applied into various area of tea plantation, viz. Irrigation management, pest management, fertilizer control, frost control, sunshine hour/intensity management etc. The user friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) has designed remembering that the framework will be utilized generally by the farmers. The approach, won’t just improve the efficiency, however will also reduce farm input cost and minimize environmental impacts.

Keywords

GUI Tea farming Wireless sensor networks ZIGBEE 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electronics and Communication EngineeringDibrugarh UniversityDibrugarhIndia
  2. 2.Electrical EngineeringNorth Eastern Regional Institute of Science and TechnologyNirjuliIndia

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