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Browsing by Conference Proceedings "Joint National Conference on Information Technology in Agriculture"

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  • Sandakalum, MKDNP; Fernando, BMS; Waidyathilaka, JC; Eranga, KKA; Peiris, MDU; Kulawansa, KADT [Conference-Abstract]
    To achieve sustainable economic growth of the rural agricultural ecosystem, the infusion of information technology (IT) is imperative. Bringing the growth influencing factors such as, the agro information support systems ...
  • Abeywardane, PBPA; Alahakoon, AWASG; Arachchi, PP; Ananda, MWRS; Karunananda, AS [Conference-Abstract]
    Lacking appropriate mechanisms to monitor and control growth parameters of plants, such as temperature, humidity and light intensity has become a major issue of modern process control applications in agriculture. Therefore, ...
  • Perera, KGYRS; Navaratne, CM [Conference-Abstract]
    Study was conducted with the objectives of development of a computer based advisory system to advise the farmer on soil condition management by diagnosing the soil condition considering the soil formation characters and ...
  • Dissanayeke, UI; Wijekoon, R; Wickramasuriya, HVA [Conference-Abstract]
    This paper attempts to analyze the recently implemented cyber agricultural extension project of the Department of Agriculture, providing some insight on farmers’ responses to the computer based learning resources. It ...
  • Wijayaweera, WJLN; Karunananda, AS [Conference-Abstract]
    A central challenge and a common goal of AI and machine learning is to get a computer to solve a problem without explicitly programming. The field is known as automatic programming. This paper proposes a solution to address ...
  • Malsha, APS; Jayasinghe, APR; Wijeratne, M [Conference-Abstract]
    Agriculture sector is an important determinant in Sri Lankan economy. Changing world creates a new learning requirement for farmers. In order to improve agricultural extension service of Sri Lanka, new ventures are warranted, ...
  • Harshani, EVGI; Gunasena, CP; Rupasinghe, CP [Conference-Abstract]
    Cinnamon is a very important crop to Sri Lanka because of its nativity. Due to the highest demand for Sri Lankan true cinnamon, the highest export agricultural income can be earned from cinnamon than all the other crops. ...
  • Peiris, MDU; Withanage, DK [Conference-Abstract]
    Rice plantation plays a great role in Sri Lanka’s economy. Rice has been the main food of Sri Lanka for ages and it’s our national pride. Therefore, it is an opportune to explore the possibilities of exploiting Information ...
  • Ponweera, PADMD; Premaratne, SC [Conference-Abstract]
    Information Technology (IT) has connected the world together and now changing our life styles and social insights dynamically. In all stages of the agricultural industry, information technology plays a vital role in the ...
  • Tharaka, KJ; Kulawansa, KADT [Conference-Abstract]
    Many of the agro-economies in the world are fast embracing information technology (IT) as an option to increase the efficiency of coordination among the key stakeholders such as the farmer, governments as well as the experts ...
  • Hemarathna, HAKM; Kulawansa, KADT [Conference-Abstract]
    The ancient human civilizations were originated in the river valley as an agricultural society due to accessibility to water and the fertility soil. Problems in accessibility to water are exacerbated by unsustainable ...
  • Dissanayaka, DMSN; Karunananda, AS [Conference-Abstract]
    The field of Agriculture could be considered as one of the main knowledge intensive domains. It is highly dependent on various aspects such as environmental conditions, market movements, pest controlling, crop management ...
  • Hettige, B; Karunananda, AS [Conference-Abstract]
    Agriculture industry is the fast growing economic industry in Sri Lanka including rural-urban cities around the country. Language barrier is a critical issue in the agriculture industry, as a result of the large number of ...
  • Buddhika, SAA; Navaratne, CM; Gunasena, CP [Conference-Abstract]
    An extensive field survey was conducted to map soil problematic paddy fields in Matara district. Information related to the study area was collected from the Divisional Secretariat (DS) office at Matara. Global Positioning ...
  • Jayamini, UPK; Withanage, DK [Conference-Abstract]
    Pest controlling or biotic stress controlling has become a critical issue in modern agriculture since the existence of pests causes crop losses and waste in great numbers. Evolution of pest controlling has its roots in the ...
  • Karunarathna, DGM; Gunathilake, JAIM; Sarangi, KA; Pathirathna, PSP; Diluka, WAG; Karunananda, AS; Nandasena, D [Conference-Abstract]
    Agriculture is one of the prospective areas in which information technology can effectively be applied particularly for the research and development. Within this area rice research and development plays a major role by ...
  • Abeyrathne, IAAU; Amarasinghe, HKN; Amarasignhe, WKTR; Bamunuarachchi, MDP; Karunananda, AS [Conference-Abstract]
    Sunlight is important for the growth of plants and the photosynthesis process. It is difficult for plants to get the necessary amount of sunlight due to various factors. Sunlight may get disturbed by obstacles such as ...
  • De Silva, TN; Withanage, DK [Conference-Abstract]
    Litter, or misplaced waste and trash, is one of the predominant causes of environmental pollution. It is a major contributor to soil and water pollution and has a devastating effect on agriculture. Litter pollutes irrigation ...
  • Rajakaruna, GM; Karunananda, AS; Jayalal, S [Conference-Abstract]
    In the agricultural domain, different authorities have already developed their own ontologies and maintain them locally. However, for semantic tools to use these ontologies effectively on distributed environments, ontologies ...
  • Srimal, MDW; Karunananda, AS [Conference-Abstract]
    Weather forecasting has become important for many sectors such as agriculture, fisheries and transportation. A reliable weather forecast report is of great importance for those sectors to plan their activities by mitigating ...