SOLUTION: Peat – a mobile crop diagnostic application for farmers worldwide

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Essential info:

Entrant:  Peat, Plantix 2.0 Solution: Peat Country: Germany Link: www.peat.technology

Summary

 

Plantix is a mobile crop diagnostic application for farmers worldwide. Just by taking a picture, users receive diagnosis and management options on their smartphone. Plantix uses image recognition and self-learning algorithms to give instant, customized advice. Plantix 2.0 will be adapted to cover Nepali crops in local languages. In addition, management schedules specified for crop stages and local varieties will be published in Plantix, thus helping smallholder farmers to prevent yield losses, and adapt their varieties as well as fertilization tactics to boost their productivity. Plantix will also support Nepali organizations by sharing with real time data on plant diseases, allowing for targeted interventions.