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e-Device for the Protection of Agricultural Land from Elephant Attacks in Odisha: A Review

  • Sumit BadotraEmail author
  • S. N. Panda
  • K. S. Bath
  • Prasant Kumar Pattnaik
  • Rinkle Rani
  • Sarvesh Tanwar
  • Amit Sundas
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Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 63)

Abstract

Handling with wild animal’s attacks is a special challenge for farmers throughout the world. Elephant attacks on agricultural land are one of the biggest social issues in some part of Odisha. They are confronting this issue when the yield is coming to dry and at the pre-collect stage. At that time the fragrance of harvests spread, by noticing the smell, an expansive gathering of elephants in the horticultural land wrecks the whole field and eventually harm crops by running over them, eating and totally vandalizing them. 100–120 elephants by and large lose their lives each year because of yield harm caused by them. Multiple traditional methods are still continued to use but these are both inefficient and insignificant. Therefore, to overcome the situation there has to be some system which can reduce the limitations of traditional methods used till now. So, here in this chapter we presented an approach to reduce crop damage by the elephants on agricultural lands. This proposed work is comprised of Internet of things and cloud-based technology with high-resolution camera to capture the images and process it and compare it with already stored images on cloud with the help of image processing algorithm and after detection it intimates the corresponding authority. This approach system would be fully automatic; it is a low-cost device and affordable for large area coverage and ultimately the lower the loss of lives.

Keywords

Agricultural land Crops Animal attacks Vandalizing Internet of things Cloud 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sumit Badotra
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. N. Panda
    • 1
  • K. S. Bath
    • 2
  • Prasant Kumar Pattnaik
    • 3
  • Rinkle Rani
    • 4
  • Sarvesh Tanwar
    • 1
  • Amit Sundas
    • 1
  1. 1.Chitkara University Institute of Engineering and TechnologyPunjabIndia
  2. 2.Punjab State Council for Science and TechnologyChandigarhIndia
  3. 3.KIIT UniversityBhubaneshwarIndia
  4. 4.Thapar UniversityPatialaIndia

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