The Third National Conference on Agro-Informatics and Precision Agriculture 2012 (AIPA 2012)


 

Contents

 
 
ORAL PAPERS

SECTION–1

ICT for Agricultural Research, Education and Extension

1.

Role of ICT in the Climate Resilience of Farmers: A Pilot Study in Belgaum District of Karnataka

H. Venkatesh, R.B. Rajput, V.U.M. Rao, J.R. Hiremath and S. Shashikumar

2.

Micro-Level Drought Preparedness with ICT Tools and Information Services: Experiences From ICRISAT

G. Sreedhar, G. Dileep Kumar, P. Vijaya Raju, N.T. Yaduraju and R. Nagarajan

3.

Agricultural Knowledge Management Using an e-Platform

Shashi Dahiya, S.N. Islam and Anshu Bharadwaj

4.

Agridaksh—A Tool for Developing Online Expert System

Sudeep Marwaha

5.

Impact Analysis and Experience of eSagu Implementation for Cotton Crop

B. Venkateshwar Rao, A. Sudarshan Reddy and P. Krishna Reddy

6.

ICTs for Agricultural Extension: A Study in Bagalkot District of Karnataka State, India

B.S. Yenagi, K.B. Yadahalli, R. Gurumurthy and L. Krishna Naik

7.

KVK-Net and vKVK: Novel Approaches for Information Communication and Knowledge Sharing in Agriculture

L.B. Hugar, A. Prabhuraj, Nandini and Poornima

8.

Assessment of Nutrients Status in Cotton Growing Area of Haveri District in Northern Transitional Zone of Karnataka and Response of Cotton to Applied Nutrients at Different Yield Targets

N.R. Mamaledesai, P.L. Patil, C.P. Chandrashekar, M.P. Potdar, S.A. Astaputre, S.R. Desai and Hanumantha Swamy

9.

Village-Level eSagu: A Scalable and Location-Specific Agro-Advisory System

P. Krishna Reddy, B. Bhaskar Reddy and M. Kumaraswamy

10.

Viewpoint of the Farmers towards ICT in Agriculture at Village Level

Nikulsinh M. Chauhan

11.

Factors Influencing the Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Tools by the Rural Farmers in Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra, India

L.J. Armstrong and N. Gandhi

12.

ICT Based Agro-Informatics for Precision and Climate Resilient Agriculture

R.N. Sheokand and Surender Singh

13.

A Framework of Crop Specific Virtual Labs to Impart Applied Agricultural Knowledge

B. Bhaskar Reddy, P. Krishna Reddy and M. Kumaraswamy

14.

Mobile Phone: A Way to Connect Farmers to Market

Rashmi Shrivastava and V.K. Verma

15.

Application of Remote Sensing and GIS for Identification and Assessment of Crop Growth in Wazirabad Command Area by Calculation of Irrigation Losses and Demand to Improve the Farming

Ramesh Naidu, M.V.S.S. Giridhar and Sanghamitra Ghosh

16.

ETL Techniques and Challenges in Agriculture Intelligence

Tejas Ghadiyali, Kalpesh Lad and Bankim Patel

SECTION–2

ICT for Natural Resource, Livestock,
and Agricultural Supply Chain Management

17.

Agro-Informatics in the Service of Rural Development

P.P. Nageswara Rao

18.

Disseminating Land Resource Information in Electronic Form

S. Srinivas, K.M. Nair, Rajendra Hegde, L.G.K. Naidu and Dipak Sarkar

19.

NDVI Based Assessment of Regional Level Abiotic Stress

D.V.K. Nageswara Rao, L.G.K. Naidu, S. Srinivas, K.P.R. Vittal and P.S. Minhas

20.

Soil Resource Appraisal towards Land Use Planning Using Satellite Remote Sensing and GIS—A Case Study in Medak Nala Watershed in Northern Karnataka, India

U.K. Shanwad, V.C. Patil, H. Honne Gowda and K. Ashoka Reddy

21.

Effect of Feeding Maize Silage Supplemented with Concentrate and Legume Hay on Nutrient Utilisation in Nellore Ram Lambs

M. Venkateswarlu, Y. Ramana Reddy, D. Nagalakshmi, D. Srinivasa Rao, M. Mahender and A. Rajasekhar Reddy

22.

Scope of Precision Tools in Livestock Management

K. Sarjan Reddy

23.

Demand Forecasting for Fertilizers—A Tactical Planning Framework for Industrial Use

Viswanath Kumar Ganesan and Sumit Raut

24.

Leverage Agro-Investments by Integrated ICT Technology and Chain Partner Cooperation

D.I. Walter and H. Mayer

SECTION–3

Precision Crop Production and Protection

25.

Investigations on Tractor Mounted N-Sensor for Wheat Crop in India

Ankit Sharma, Manjeet Singh and J. Jasper

26.

Precision Nutrient Management of Cassava at Field Scale by a Modeling Approach

G. Byju, A.C. Hridya, C.S. Suchitra and Sabitha Soman

27.

Enhancing the Productivity and Economic Returns of Field Crops with Balanced Nutrient Application through Site Specific Nutrient Management Approach

D.P. Biradar, Y.R. Aladakatti and M.A. Basavanneppa

28.

Precision Nutrient Management in Cotton: A Case Study from Karnataka

U.K. Shanwad, M.B. Patil, N.L. Rajesh, H. Veeresh, G.M. Hiremath, A. Amaregouda, P.S. Kanannavar, V.C. Patil and Raj Khosla

29.

Use of Euclidian Six Point Geometry ("Seed of Life") for Seed Orientation, Precision Sowing and Usable Transplants Recovery in Cucumber

Rakesh C. Mathad, S.N. Vasudevan, S.B. Patil, A.R. Kurubar and N.M. Shakuntala

30.

Simple Yield Prediction Models to Estimate Wheat Production

S.S. Patil, V.C. Patil, B.N. Patil and P.L. Patil

31.

Mechanized Sowing of Major Rainfed Crops Using Precision Planter Cum Herbicide Applicator: A Case Study

G.R. Korwar, I. Srinivas, G. Pratibha, R.V. Adake, Atul Dange and M. Udaykumar

32.

Precision Nitrogen Management for Improving Rice Yield in Lateritic Soils

M. Ghosh, D.K. Swain, Madan K. Jha and V.K. Tewari

33.

Hyper-Spectral Data for the Detection of Rice Bacterial Leaf Blight (BLB) Disease

Bhupinder Singh, Manjeet Singh, Gagandeep Singh, Kamaljeet Suri, P.P.S. Pannu and S.K. Bal

34.

Laser Sensor Based Tractor Mounted Herbicide Applicator

K.N. Agrawal, Karan Singh, P.S. Tiwari and M.P. Chandra

35.

Precision Crop Protection—Crop Health is an Essential Element of Sustainable Agriculture in A.P.

V. Nagi Reddy, T. Ratna Sudhakar and T. Ramesh Babu

36.

Automation of Micro-Jet Irrigation Systems and Production of Nagpur Mandarin

P.S. Shirgure and G.S. Panchariya

SECTION–4

Geospatial Technologies in Precision Agriculture

37.

GeoSense: An Information, Communication and Dissemination System for Decision Support in Precision Farming

J. Adinarayana, D. Sudharsan, A.K. Tripathy, S. Sawant, S.N. Merchant, U.B. Desai, S. Devasekhar, K. Karandikar, S. Ninomiya, M. Hirafuji and T. Kiura

38.

Assessment of Climate Change Effect on Water Harvesting Structures in Rainfed Regions: Geospatial Data Mining Approach

S.A. Nallan and L.J. Armstrong

39.

Geospatial Technologies in Characterization of Land Use Systems and Analysis of their Spatio-Temporal Dynamics in Hot Sub-Humid Ecosystem of Central India

G.P. Obi Reddy and Dipak Sarkar

40.

Diversity Analysis of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms in the Central Western Ghats

A.R. Alagawadi, C.K. Doddagoudar, M.G. Mudenoor and P.U. Krishnaraj

41.

Geo-Informatics in Precision Agriculture: Statistical Aspect

Anshu Bharadwaj and Shashi Dahiya

42.

Precision Agriculture Model for Small Farms: A Case Study of Rajankollur Village in Yadgir District of Karnataka, India

V.C. Patil, K.A. Al-Gaadi and M. Rangaswamy

43.

Identification of Soil Fertility Constraints by Geographic Information System (GIS) Technique and Response of Crops to Identified Nutrient Constraints inNorthern Transitional Zone of Karnataka

P.L. Patil, H.B.P. Pulakeshi and G.S. Dasog

44.

Identifying Stress Prone Villages Using Time Series Satellite Imagery: A Case Study on Odisha

Murali Krishna Gumma, Andrew Nelson and Samarendu Mohanty

45.

Spatial Variability of Soil Properties in Basaltic Terrain for Precision Agriculture Using Geospatial Techniques: A Case Study in Savli Village of Wardha District of Maharashtra

Yogita D. Gore, M.S.S. Nagaraju, Rajeev Srivastava and R.A. Nasre

46.

Geo-Spatial Tools to Identify and Estimate the Teak Plantation Productivity

A.G. Koppad and A.R. Alagawadi

SECTION–5

Sensor Technologies, Wireless Sensor Networks
and Internet of Things in Precision Agriculture

47.

Application of Sensor Networks for Monitoring Wheat Plants under Permanent Raised Bed Cultivation in Vertisols

C.D. Singh, R.C. Singh and K.P. Singh

48.

Mobile Cognitive Wireless Sensor Networks: Precision Agriculture

M. Sujeethnanda and Rama Murthy Garimella

49.

Fuzzy Logic Based Irrigation Control System Using Wireless Sensor Network for Precision Agriculture

Prakashgoud Patil, Umakant Kulkarni, B.L. Desai, V.I. Benagi and V.B. Naragund

50.

Wireless Sensor Network for the Management of Bacterial Blight of Pomegranate

Prakashgoud Patil, Umakant Kulkarni, B.L. Desai, V.I. Benagi and V.B. Naragund

51.

Soil Property Monitoring Using 6LoWPAN-Enabled Wireless Sensor Networks

A. Paventhan, Sai Krishna Allu, Sameer Barve, V. Gayathri and N. Mohan Ram

52.

Comparison of Real Time Sprinkler Irrigation Scheduling Based on Soil Moisture Sensor, Sprinkler Irrigation and Flood Irrigation of Wheat in Vertisols

R.C. Singh, C.D. Singh, K.P. Singh and Ramadhar Singh

53.

Cloud Computing Based Image Processing Applications for Agro Informatics Using 'Self Learning System' Approach

Santosh Bothe, R.M. Jadhao and Subhagi Shinde

54.

Internet of Things (IOT) and Cloud Computing for Agriculture: An Overview

V.C. Patil, K.A. Al-Gaadi, D.P. Biradar and M. Rangaswamy

55.

A Roadmap from Internet of Things to Intelligent Agriculture and WoT

Li Li, N. Sigrimis, A. Anastasiou, M. Wang and V.C. Patil

56.

User Acceptance of Cloud Based Online Evaluation—A Case Study at NAARM

V.V. Sumanth Kumar, G.R.K. Murthy, P.D. Sreekanth and Md Zubair Ahmad

 
 
POSTER PAPERS

SECTION–6

ICT for Agricultural Research, Education and Extension

1.

Farmers' Perception about the Interactive Multimedia Module on Integrated Pest Management in Cotton

P.B. Pradeep Kumar and K. Dhanasree

2.

ICT Mediated Aquaculture Extension—Need for Replication

H.K. De, G.S. Saha, A.S. Mahapatra, S. Pal and T.S. Satpati

3.

ICT for Transfer of Technology in Livestock Management

B.S. Sheokand, Neeraj Pawar and Sube Singh

4.

Information Need and Problems Associated with the Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Among the Progressive and Non-Progressive Farmers of Punjab

Vister Joshi and R.K. Dhaliwal

5.

Mobile Advisory for Farmers

Ashish Kumar Bajpai and Rajendra Pratap Singh

6.

Web Service Based System for Frontline Demonstration of Technology in Maize

Preeti Marwaha, Hema Banati and V.K. Yadav

7.

ICT and Agricultural Extension for Transfer of Technology

Sube Singh, Joginder S. Malik and B.S. Sheokand

8.

Demonstration of a Speech Based Interface for Accessing Price Information of Agricultural Commodities over Mobile Phones

Gautam Varma Mantena, S. Rajendran, Suryakanth V. Gangashetty, B. Yegnanarayana, Kishore Prahallad, Karthik Venkat Sridaran, B. Rambabu and P. Vishala

SECTION–7

ICT for Natural Resource and Agricultural Supply Chain Management

9.

Farmers' Perception on ICT Based Weather Forecast Outreach in Dharwad District of Karnataka

H. Venkatesh, Savita B. Nashi, Vijayendra B. Nargund and Hema C. Rao

10.

Temporal Variability of Levelling Indices as Influenced by Different Land Levelling Methods

P.S. Kanannavar, N.L. Rajesh, B. Anuraja, Y. Ravindra and R.S. Chilur

11.

Precision Levelling: Its Impact on Slope Variation in Vertisols of Karnataka

C. Rudragouda, Y. Ravindra, P.S. Kanannavar, B.R. Vasantagouda and Manojkumar

12.

Astute Farming for Western Vidarbha and Some Part of Marathwada

S.A. Bothe, R.M. Jadhao and S.M. Jadhao

13.

Kerala Model for Agro Machinery Operation Services

U. Jaikumaran and Shyla Joseph

SECTION–8

Precision Crop Production and Protection

14.

Polymer Film Coating for Precision Seeding in Sunflower

N.M. Shakuntala, S.N. Vasudevan, I. Shankergoud and Rakesh Mathad

15.

Precision Irrigation and Fertigation to Enhance the Productivity and Economic Returns of BT Cotton in Vertisols

Y.R. Aladakatti, S.S. Hallikeri, R.A. Nandagavi, D. Shivamurthy and Malik Rehan

16.

Precision Foliar Application of Zinc to Improve the Growth and Yield of Gladiolus

G. Venkata Subba Reddy and M.B. Nageshwar Rao

17.

Impact of ICT on the Yield of Sugarcane in Northern Karnataka

B.S. Yenagi, K.B. Yadahalli, R.B. Belli and L. Krishna Naik

18.

Site Specific Nutrient Management Strategies in Tribal Dominant Rainfed Regions of Andhra Pradesh: On-farm Experiences

Ch. Srinivasarao, B. Venkateswarlu, Sreenath Dixit, Sumanta Kundu and Sharanbhopal Reddy

19.

Mobile Based Automated Agro-Advisory Services (MAAAS) on Pests and Diseases to Farmers

G. Bhaskar

20.

Auto-Drip Irrigation Scheduling with E-6 Hybrid Station Controller and Production of Nagpur Mandarin

P.S. Shirgure and G.S. Panchariya