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IIT Kanpur launches soil-testing device that can detect soil health in only 90 sec

Kanpur, Dec 13 (UNI) In a first, IIT Kanpur has developed a portable soil testing device that can detect soil health in just 90 seconds through an embedded mobile application.
The rapid soil testing device will assist individual farmers for obtaining soil health parameters of agricultural fields with recommended dose of fertilizers. The technology titled Portable Soil Testing Device viz. “Bhu Parikshak” is transferred to an agritech company named AgroNxt Services Pvt Ltd.
This first-of-its-kind novel invention is based on Near Infrared Spectroscopy technology that provides real time soil analysis report on smart phones with an embedded mobile application named Bhu Parikshak available on Google Play Store.
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