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E-FARMING: A GUIDE FOR SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC RICE CULTIVATION MOBILE APPLICATION.

Author

Zenon A. Matos Jr.,
Danilo R. Sugot,
Marivel B. Aljas,
Jhade P. Baguio,
Chadine M. Abapo,
Michelle Vhan P. Mangao

Related Institution

J.H. Cerilles State College

Publication Information

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Project Title
E-FARMING: A GUIDE FOR SUSTAINABLE ORGANIC RICE CULTIVATION MOBILE APPLICATION
Title
Science Asia Review (Journal)
Frequency
Others
Publication Date
November 2019-August 2020
Volume
2
Page(s)
130-139

Abstract

The study was conducted to design and develop a mobile application for a sustainable organic rice cultivation guide for the local farmers in the municipality of Dumingag. It was explicitly undertaken to realize the following objectives; to develop a module that provides the local farmers in cultivating their rice fields; to develop a module that provides related articles in sustainable organic agriculture; to develop a module that provides a comprehensive organic pest control tips, organic fertilizer tips, and techniques. The researcher used the rapid application development method to fasten the application development because of the time constraint. Data were gathered through interviewing stakeholders of the local government unit of Dumingag. The sustainable agriculture book of Dumingag was used as a reference for the system's content. It was implemented using android programming language, and PHP & MYSQL for the backend. Furthermore, the system was tested by the stakeholders and garnered above average in terms of system usability. The newly developed mobile application helps local farmers in guiding them cultivates their rice fields and in formulating organic pest control tips and techniques. However, the integration of the organic rice seed producer to further enhanced the study.


 


Keyword: Information and Communication Technology, Organic Farming, Cultivation Guide, PHP, and MYSQL, Zamboanga Del Sur


 
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