IIT Kanpur researchers develop portable soil testing device

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Kanpur (UP), Dec 14 (ANI): The Foundation for Innovation and Research in Science and Technology (FIRST-IITK), IIT Kanpur has developed a portable soil testing device that can detect soil health in just 90 seconds through an embedded mobile application. It is a first-of-its-kind innovation based on Near Infrared Spectroscopy technology which is available on Google Playstore linked to a mobile application named Earth Checker which provides real-time soil analysis report on smartphone. The technology is titled Portable Soil Testing Equipment i.e. ‘Bhu Parikshak’.

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