Use of GIS in agriculture

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, and manipulate, analyze and present all type of geographic data. GIS technology has become dynamic tool for crop management. GIS application in agriculture has been playing an increasingly essential part in crop production all around the world by supporting farmers to boost their production reducing cost, and addressing their land resource more efficacious. GIS application in agriculture such as agriculture mapping plays a dynamic part in monitoring and management of soil and irrigation of each farm land. GIS agriculture and agriculture mapping play as an important tool for management of agriculture sector by developing and implementing the precise information into a mapping environment. GIS agriculture technology support the enhancement of the present system of acquiring and creating GIS agriculture and resource data. Agriculture geographic system using geomatics technology allow the farmers to map and project present and future change in temperature, precipitation and crop output. Agriculture mapping is become an extremely important for monitoring and management for crops. It is help in agriculture development as well as rural development. Exact mapping of geographic and geologic attribute of farm land is empowering the scientist and farmers to develop more productive and effectual farming techniques. And farmers are capable to take additional reformative action in the form of good utilization of fertilizers handling pest, infestation of weeds and safeguard the natural resources

AUTHOR: MADIHA ASIM

CO-AUTHOR: RABAIL UROOJ

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