AgroJason Project, consists of undergraduate students, mostly of the University of Thessaly.
It is a combination of Engineering (mostly Electrical and Computer) students and Agronomist
students. The aim of the project is to construct an automated greenhouse, focusing mostly on
the automation side. Of course it is supposed to be remotely controlled. The location of the
Greenhouse is in the facilities of the “Laboratory of Agricultural Constructions and Environmental
Control” in Velestino, Thessaly.
Why AgroJason Project?
AgroJason Project is a non-profit group, aiming to inform the local community about the prospects
of technology in cultivation. Technology not only facilitates the life of the farmer, but also has positive effects on
environment. Closed cultivation systems reduce water waste by 90%. This is very important for areas where there is
water shortage, but helps other areas, eliminating aquifer pollution.
For the first version of the Greenhouse, the sensors that are going to be used are:
Temperature / Humidity (DHT11).
The automations of the greenhouse are:
Automatic opening/closing of the windows.
Opening/Closing of curtains
Control of nutrition mixture for:
Each plant requires its own conditions. These conditions are stored in a Database, which feeds the system to be properly configured. The original base has values for:
The irrigation system works with drip irrigation, and the plants are cultivated in Rockwool. The irrigation system is a closed system, in order to reduce the needed water supply, and avoiding extra soil pollution.
What the user can see at the UI system, is shown in the pictures below. The first one presents the login to the page, the second one the cultivation selection and the third the condition’s values and the elapsed time until the next sampling.