Integrating Big Data Practices in Agriculture

  • Jolly MasihEmail author
  • Rajkumar Rajasekaran
Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 63)


The world is facing shortage of food supply due to lack of integration and utilization of technology in agriculture. Huge information available online about cultivation using drones, details about production and consumption of fertilizer, crop productivity and production data could be used efficiently to make farming practices better and more efficient. Big Data provides a high volume, speed and assortment required for particular innovation and explanatory strategies for efficient agriculture operation right from farm cultivation to marketing. In this chapter, we have laid focus on integration of Big Data practices in agronomical practices, supply chain operation and consumers’ feedback, by using different Big Data approaches. This chapter would help in understanding the multifaceted concept of Big Data in various agricultural practices.


Big data Agriculture Sentiment analysis Internet of things (IoT) Fertilizer Gluten-free 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Erasmus School of EconomicsErasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.School of Computer Science and EngineeringVellore Institute of TechnologyVelloreIndia

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