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

[ 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…”

Complete
Story