Intelligent Environment Monitoring and Control System for Plant Growth

  • Wenjuan Song
  • Bing Zhou
  • Shijie Ni
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 747)


Indoor planting can purify the air, beautify the environment, satisfy people by closing to the nature and farming. However, the plants are easy to stop growing or even to die due to the lack of proper environment situations, such as lack of water or sunlight. This paper leverages the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing technology to monitor the light intensity, air temperature and soil humidity of indoor plants. The plant growth condition and environment situation are also reflected to the user’s smartphone and stored in the cloud. Outdoor users can also control the water pump to irrigate the plants and LED to add light supply via their smartphones. With our prototype, our system accurately monitors the environment and intelligently controls the plant growth.


Plant growth Environmental conditions Internet of Things Cloud computing Intelligent monitoring system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chinese Research Academy of Environmental SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.Inner Mongolia Agricultural UniversityHuhhotChina
  3. 3.ECE DepartmentStony Brook UniversityNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.School of Software EngineeringBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina

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