Decision Support System (DSS) on Pulses in India

DOI: 10.18805/LR-4153    | Article Id: LR-4153 | Page : 530-538
Citation :- Decision Support System (DSS) on Pulses in India.Legume Research-An International Journal.2020.(43):530-538
K.P. Vishwajith, P.K. Sahu, B.S. Dhekale, P. Mishra, Chellai Fatih bhagyashreedhekale@yahoo.com
Address : Department of Agricultural Statistics, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur- 741 252, Nadia, West Bengal, India.
Submitted Date : 16-04-2019
Accepted Date : 6-01-2020

Abstract

Pulses are popularly known as poor man’s meat. Pulses mainly constituted of gram, arhar, mung, urad and lentil etc. The energy content of most pulses have been found to be between 300 and 540 Kcal/100g. India  is  the  largest  producer  and  consumer  of  pulses  in  the  world contributing around 14.36% of the total global production. Decision support system (DSS) has been designed and developed using a visual basic platform for major pulse crops grown in India. The main objective is to provide decision support regarding recommended water, weed, pest and diseases management, state wise varieties and nutrient management based on the soil test value to the farmer, agriculture workers, students, research workers, extension workers and others, even in absence of the experts. The system is console application, menu driven and user friendly. A sincere effort has been made with the available data to develop the decision support system to bridge the gap between the farmers and the experts using visual basic platform.

Keywords

Computer based System Decision support system (DSS) Nutrient management Pulses

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