Harvesting Efficiency: The Rise of Drone Technology in Modern Agriculture

P. Kalaiselvi

ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Salem, India.

Jitendra Chaurasia *

Department of Fruit Science, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh -208002, India.

A. Krishnaveni

Horticultural College and Research Institute, TNAU, Paiyur-635 112, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India.

A. Krishnamoorthi

Division of Plant Genetic Resources, ICAR –NBPGR, Pusa campus, IARI, New Delhi -110012, India.

Abhishek Singh

Department of Agricultural Economics, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh -208002, India.

Vijay Kumar

Department of Plant Breeding, ICAR- Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Regional Centre, Karnal-132001, India.

Sapna

ICAR- Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal132001, India.

Rini Labanya

Sri Sri University, Cuttack Odisha, 754006, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The articles delves into the transformative impact of drone technology on modern agriculture, specifically focusing on its role in enhancing harvesting efficiency. Drones, equipped with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities, have revolutionized traditional farming practices by offering real-time data collection and analysis. This abstract explores how drones facilitate precision agriculture through the optimization of harvesting processes, including crop monitoring, yield estimation, and targeted harvesting. By leveraging drones, farmers can make informed decisions to improve productivity, minimize waste, and maximize yield. The abstract highlights the integration of drone technology into agricultural operations as a sustainable solution to meet the growing demand for food production while minimizing environmental impact. Moreover, it underscores the need for further research and development to fully harness the potential of drones in modern agriculture and address challenges such as regulatory hurdles and cost-effectiveness.

Keywords: Drone, yield, maximize, productivity, research, modern agriculture, harvesting, pesticides, food security


How to Cite

Kalaiselvi, P., Chaurasia , J., Krishnaveni , A., Krishnamoorthi , A., Singh , A., Kumar , V., Sapna, & Labanya , R. (2024). Harvesting Efficiency: The Rise of Drone Technology in Modern Agriculture. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 30(6), 191–207. https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2024/v30i62033

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