Autors: Nikolov, G. T., Ganev, B. T., Marinov, M. B., Galabov, V. T.
Title: Comparative Analysis of Sensors for Soil Moisture Measurement
Keywords: capacitive soil moisture sensors; relative humidity sensors; resistive soil moisture sensors; soil texture triangle

Abstract: One of the main steps to achieve sustainability in crop and livestock production through precision agriculture is the development and implementation of modern sensor technologies. This article discusses issues related to the use of low-cost sensor devices for soil moisture monitoring. To select suitable sensors for a certain type of soil, a set of measurements are performed with different types of sensors. The obtained results are presented and an analysis of the capabilities of each of the types of sensors is done.

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Issue

30th International Scientific Conference Electronics, ET 2021, 2021, Bulgaria, DOI 10.1109/ET52713.2021.9580162

Цитирания (Citation/s):
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