Design and Implementation of an Autonomous Irrigation System using an Open-Source Internet of Things Platform
Byungsoon Kim

Byungsoon Kim*, Department of Computer Education, Andong National University, Andong, South Korea. 

Manuscript received on September 21, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on November 02, 2020. | Manuscript published on November 10, 2021. | PP: 25-28 | Volume-10 Issue-1, November 2020 | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijitee.L79181091220| DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L7918.1110120
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Abstract: There is much interest in an autonomous precision irrigation system that can reduce labor and water use and improve productivity in agriculture. This paper explains the design and implementation process of a water pump control for autonomous irrigation by custom scheduling using an open-source Internet of Things platform. Experimental results are presented for demonstrating the proper operation of the automatic irrigation system in an apple orchard. 
Keywords: Autonomous irrigation, Things Board, Pandas, Lo Ra, MQTT.