Precision Agriculture and Sustainability

  title={Precision Agriculture and Sustainability},
  author={Rodolfo Bongiovanni and James M. Lowenberg-Deboer},
  journal={Precision Agriculture},
Precision Agriculture (PA) can help in managing crop production inputs in an environmentally friendly way. By using site-specific knowledge, PA can target rates of fertilizer, seed and chemicals for soil and other conditions. PA substitutes information and knowledge for physical inputs. A literature review indicates PA can contribute in many ways to long-term sustainability of production agriculture, confirming the intuitive idea that PA should reduce environmental loading by applying… CONTINUE READING
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