IIT Madras develops ‘Agricopter’ to eliminate manual spraying of pesticides in agricultural farms
Published: July 24, 2019
The students at the IIT Madras have developed a smart agricopter to eliminate manual spraying of pesticides in agricultural fields and help identify crop health by using a imaging camera. The innovation will allow spraying pesticides 10 times faster and with 100% precision at the same cost as manual spraying. The current version of Project Smart Agricopter is a hexacopter drone with the capacity to carry 15 liters of pesticide.