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IIT Kanpur team develops device that detects soil health in 90 seconds

IIT Kanpur team develops device that detects soil health in 90 seconds

An IIT Kanpur team has developed a portable soil testing device that can detect soil health in just 90 seconds. The device is linked to a mobile app named Bhu Parikshak that suggests recommended fertiliser for crops after inspecting soil health. The device is based on near Infrared spectroscopy technology and it can test up to one lakh soil samples..

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