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AI, drone, sensor technologies, robotics play crucial role in extending modern technologies to farmers: Dr Subramanian

Hyderabad, Nov 1 (UNI) Dr. K S Subramanian, Director of Research, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has emphasized that Artificial Intelligence drone, sensor technologies, Robotics may play a crucial role in extending of modern technologies to the farmers in the country.

Delivery third memorial lecture of the Eminent Soil Scientist Dr B Ramamoorthy on “Smart Farming for Evergree revolution” held at Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) here on Friday, Dr Subramanian spoke on how the nano technology will contribute the agricultural research for providing better services and developing low cost farm applications and
technologies.

Dr Subramanian further said that, the smart farming is applied in four major areas in agriculture namely --Precision agriculture, protected cultivation, Drones in Agriculture and Farm management systems. The application of smart farming is getting expanded widely that commensurate with technology development, he added.

While delivering the presidential remarks Dr V Praveen Rao, VC PJTSAU said that, there is a need to have collaborative networking between all the agricultural universities in the country for sharing of one
experience to others. He said that frontier technologies will play vital role in agriculture research and development and extension services in future.

Dr T Pradeep, Director of Research PJTSAU, Dr Adhilaxmi retired agricultural scientist and daughter of Dr Ramamoorthy, former VC ANGRAU Dr A Padmaraju, Board member PJTSAU Dr EA Siddique, several scientists faculty, research scholars of PJTSAU were graced the occasion.
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