Crop damage, nip it in the bud

An app developed by a German-based company can suggest solution to crop damage when famers upload pictures of damaged leaf Can you identify the disease that’s damaging your crop? Do you know how to treat it? Here is a mobile application that can address the problem. If you click a photo of the leaf and upload it, the app identifies the disease and suggests what measures are required to protect a plant. The app – Plantix – developed by Progressive Environmental and Agricultural Technologies (PEAT), a German-based company started by young entrepreneurs. The application is being used by select farmers who have smart phones in India on pilot basis and the results are impressive. This app can be downloaded from playstore. While existing technologies need human intervention for suggestions, this…


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