Precision Farming: Soil Fertility and Productivity Aspects, 1st Edition

  • K. R. Krishna
  • Published By: Apple Academic Press
  • ISBN-10: 1466578297
  • ISBN-13: 9781466578296
  • DDC: 631
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 188 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Precision farming involves soil fertility and crop growth monitoring, electronic equipment, remote sensing, global information and positioning systems, computer models, decision support systems, variable-rate technology, and accurate recordkeeping. This book on precision techniques provides valuable information on instrumentation and methodology. It discusses the impact of precision techniques on soil fertility, nutrient dynamics, and crop productivity and highlights the application of GPS techniques to regulate fertilizer supply based on soil nutrient distribution and yield goals set by farmers. The book considers advances and examples from different agroecosystems from all continents.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
List of Abbreviations.
1: Precision Farming: Methodology.
2: Precision Farming, Soil Nutrient Dynamics, and Crop Productivity.
3: Geographic and Economic Aspects of Precision Farming.
4: Precision Farming: Summary and Future Course.