"Launched in January 2004, OSCAR looks at developing an open
source weed identification software for the major weed species of
Rice-Wheat crop systems which can be deployed on Simputers. The
application will address extension workers, farmers/farmer groups,
students in the Indo-Gangetic plains.
"The application will have 50 weed species in the database,
their botanical characteristics, their incidence and ways to
control them on field..."