March 22, 2023

New Delhi. Swiss agrochemical company Syngenta has introduced a feature in its mobile app to identify pest or disease attack on crops. The company said in a statement that it has introduced a new feature ‘Crop Doctor’ in its crop-wise ‘Grower App’ introduced in August this year. Sushil Kumar, Managing Director (MD) and Country Head, Syngenta India said that farmers globally are facing multiple challenges including climate change, soil erosion and loss of biodiversity.

He said that the newly added feature will be very helpful for the farmers.

Know how will work
Sachin Kamra, Head of Farmer Centric Ecosystem, Syngenta India Pvt Ltd said, “Farmers just need to click a photo from the Grower app to use this feature. The Crop Doctor will identify pests or diseases and provide information on Syngenta products to be used.”

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Many updated technology will come
International company Syngenta is bringing updated technology from seed selection to harvesting and marketing, in which satellite drones will be used. Also working on future technology. In which computer technology will be used. Like pesticide spraying, computer controlled system will spray only on weeds. It will be a mechanized system.

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Crop monitoring can be done by drone
Recently, after getting permission from the Government of India, Syngenta has started the facility of pesticide spray for farmers through drones. The drone being used for this has a 16 liter tank. There are many benefits of drone technology. The condition of the crop can be seen in the entire field by placing a camera on it. If there is a problem in the crop of any area, then you can see. Due to this the farmer can avoid loss.

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