M. Nidhiya Aravind, S. Praseetha
Abstract: The paper focuses on automizing the irrigation system for social welfare of Indian agricultural system in order to provide adequate irrigation in the required area. The setup includes GSM technology to establish a communication link with the farmer about the soil and crop conditions automatically. It includes a 16F877 microcontroller in programming the total process. Set values are fixed for a particular crop and are programmed in the controller.Such that when the condition of the soil exceeds the set value, the GSM automatically sends a message to the farmer and the relay is turned ON.
Keywords: Microcontroller based irrigation system, humidity sensor, remote operation, sensor based system, controlled irrigation