Advances in Agriculture, Food Science and Forestry

Aragaw Simegn

Department of Plant Science, College of Agriculture, Mizan-Tepi University and Natural Resource Management P. O. Box 260, Mizan-Aman, Ethiopia

  • Review Article   
    Review on role of precision agriculture on nutrient management
    Author(s): Aragaw Simegn* and Israel Zewdie

    Precision Agriculture (PA) includes several strategies technologies and management elements aimed in the direction of addressing area variation that have an effect on crop yield by way of the usage of greater specific land leveling, seeding, fertilizer software, irrigation and pesticide use so on optimize crop production, improve profitability and reduce environmental risk. PA is carried out in massive and cluster farms also as lowlands of Ethiopia in particular in irrigated fields. It may help to precisely degree land, correct seeding and alertness of the right amount of fertilizer, irrigation water and pesticide supported the plant want. Despite of its extra advantage, the high value of machineries, software program and skilled hard work could scare the adoption of PA in Ethiopia. However, researches have proven that the advantages of PA out weight the cost and it may make contribut.. Read More»

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