Farming of Spinach and Lettuce in Hydroponics System with IoT

  • Manisha Mehta , Paras Chawla , Gagan Jot


Hydroponics is a procedure of encouraging plants with the supplement blend. It is an extraordinary
method to develop plants to their maximum capacity. Right now actualizing a hydroponic framework
requires research and information about the plants to be developed. Various plants need distinctive
supplement arrangement just as different parameters. This procedure can take anyplace from days to
hardly any weeks. Presently days, there is an expanding request of hydroponics, since it tends to be
utilized in non traditional areas like inside distribution centers, minimal grounds and water rare locales.. A framework has been intended to develop plant which can be worked without relying outwardly condition. The created robotized hydroponic framework is a supplement film procedure (NFT)
based hydroponic framework in which plants are developed under controlled condition. It conveys
supplements arrangement straightforwardly to the foundation of plants in water. Framework utilizes
less water and compost when contrasted with soil based framework. This framework uses the idea of
transfer and caution connected to microcontroller to guarantee the smooth stockpile of supplement
arrangement. The framework is then made programmed utilizing microcontrollers and sensors to
keep the human unsettling influence least. A web of things (IoT) organize was intended to improve the
dependability of framework which allows the checking and controlling the necessary parameters remotely. The various sensors associated with the NFT structure helped in getting the fundamental data
of the entire framework and is working for estimating and controlling water level, pH, water stream
rate and EC. This whole data is sent to the online database and is open at whatever point required.
This system is less expensive by 20 % and lessens crop development time by multi month when contrasted with previous toworks. So with the assistance of this technique, four back to back yields can be
developed in a year.

How to Cite
Manisha Mehta , Paras Chawla , Gagan Jot. (2020). Farming of Spinach and Lettuce in Hydroponics System with IoT. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(10s), 1743 - 1762. Retrieved from