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The GreenBee Project

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Appropriate environmental conditions are necessary for optimum plant growth, improved
crop yields, and efficient use of water and other resources. Automating the data acquisition
process of the soil conditions and various climatic parameters that govern plant growth allows
information to be collected at high frequency with less labor requirements. The existing systems
employ PC or SMS-based systems for keeping the user continuously informed of the conditions
inside the greenhouse; but are unaffordable, bulky, difficult to maintain and less accepted by the
technologically unskilled workers.

The objective of this project is to design a simple, easy to install, microcontroller-based
circuit to monitor and record the values of temperature, humidity, soil moisture and sunlight of
the natural environment that are continuously modified and controlled in order optimize them to
achieve maximum plant growth and yield. The controller used is a low power, cost efficient chip
manufactured by ATMEL having 8K bytes of on-chip flash memory. It communicates with the
various sensor modules in real-time in order to control the light, aeration and drainage process
efficiently inside a greenhouse by actuating a cooler, fogger, dripper and lights respectively
according to the necessary condition of the crops. An integrated Liquid crystal display (LCD) is
also used for real time display of data acquired from the various sensors and the status of the
various devices. Also, the use of easily available components reduces the manufacturing and
maintenance costs. The design is quite flexible as the software can be changed any time. It can
thus be tailor-made to the specific requirements of the user.

This makes the proposed system to be an economical, portable and a low maintenance
solution for greenhouse applications, especially in rural areas and for small scale agriculturists.

[text taken from project synopsis]

Thanks to Amit Radha for making such a sweet project and another thanks for the contribution made by Chinmayananda Das, Ricky to update this code and schematic and Black Book reloaded!

If you feel any problem in schematic/code please use forum.
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murugant
03 Jun 2014: 11:24 AM
very nice ,thank your knowlge.
  
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Thu Jan 19 2017, 08:42 PM
abhays
Hi...i have made a circuit for interfacing PT100 with LM358 whose temperature is shown on the LCD...But the temperature is not getting incresed slowly ..a small change directly increses the temp...can any one help me
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send me alarm clock simulation using proteus software
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Write an embedded program of increment and decrement in LCD connected to two keys of int1 and int0. Can u please send me the code for this as fast as possible because i need to submit it in college kindly
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