Abstract: Use of Cloud computing in Indian agriculture field is one of the challenging and has greater possibilities in general development in the field of agriculture. Cloud computing is a model for on-demand, convenient, and ubiquitous network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be quickly provisioned and freed with minimal management effort [1]. The India produces 11 precent of total world agriculture product, while agriculture provides the livelihoods of around half of India's population, most of whom are small farmers [2]. Cloud computing is one of the most cost effective technology and useful to maintain the centralized database for agriculture related data,  centralized agriculture database may contain the data related to the  information of Crop, information of Seed in terms of  quality and variety, Soil health information, Agriculture product and marketing, agriculture research, information related to fertilizers and pesticide used to the field etc, in this paper , also discuss the Cloud Computing service models, Characteristics, Deployment models of cloud computing and also Challenges  and benefits of Cloud computing in agriculture.

Keywords: Cloud Computing, Crop information, Soil data, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Agriculture.

PDF | DOI: 10.17148/IJARCCE.2020.9713

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