Jagadeesh Reddy from Sarjapura, a small village in Karnataka has been a silk farmer for about 15 years. Till recently, he would get flaccid cocoons infected by diseases as he used to farm with no proper data. For instance, he did not have information about humidity, temperature, light and air quality. But all that changed, when recently ReshaMandi, a silk agri-tech start-up, installed a rearing shed for the cocoons. It is equipped with the Internet of Things—a technology where devices communicate with each other intelligently. He gets messages daily instructing the rearing shed's temperature, humidity, air quality, and light.
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First Published: Wed, October 06 2021. 09:15 IST