COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Agri- Informatics
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
3
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus: 
Coimbatore

'Agri- Informatics' is a course offered in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture at School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Syllabus:

Introduction to computers, operating systems, definition and types, interpretation and graph creation, statistical analysis, mathematical expressions. Database, concepts and types. Use of ICT in Agriculture. Computer models for understanding plant processes. IT application for computation of water and nutrient requirement of crops. Computer-controlled devices (automated systems) for Agri-input management. Smartphone Apps in agriculture for farm advises, market price and postharvest management. Geospatial technology for generating valuable agri-information. Decision support systems, preparation of contingent crop-planning using IT tools.