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Digital Opportunity Channel: Open Source Simple Computer for Agriculture in Rural Areas

Sep 01, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"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..."

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