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29 Jan 2018

Greenhouse Control and Monitoring Systems

A greenhouse is an enclosed structure inside which plants are grown in a controlled environment. But plants naturally want to be outside, and that is where they do best. So a good greenhouse creates the best outside environment for plants, inside. This means it is necessary to understand plant needs...

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04 Jan 2018

Yam Propagation, Monitoring And Visualizing

Yam yields have decreased as a result of disease and bad seed. We designed and prototyped this for rural farmers in Nigeria. The objective of this project is to address some of those issues by using hydroponics for propagation of seedlings by tissue culture clones and plant cuttings. A further...

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08 Dec 2017

Adding Humidity Sensors

Adding humidity sensors is very easy. And the process is similar with Dallas Temperature Sensor setup. What you need: Powered V2 Smart Controller DHT11 Humidity Sensor (DHT11 Sensor is set for Default, if you have DHT22 (AM2302) or DHT21 (AM2301), navigate to the end of the page, to find out...

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08 Dec 2017

How to add Location to Kijani Grows Map

There is a map of V2 Smart Controllers currently running around the world, http://api.kijanigrows.com/v2/maps/list You may navigate through the other projects implemented based on V2 Smart Controller just pressing KijaniGrows Logo, and find many useful information there. To add your own location and information to the Kijani Grows Map you...

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08 Dec 2017

Connecting one-wire Temperature Sensor (example)

This is my setup process experience, being unexperienced user on Windows platform, below I will explain the steps I took, to help other users, to have some Things needed: Your computer, based on Linux or Windows (I was using Windows in this case) DS18B20 Sensor The very first thing to...

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01 Dec 2017

Big Mama

Mama used to say  ‘pahali utupwa si pahali uangukwa’, which translates to ‘where it is thrown is not where it falls’. She used it to remind us that whereas we can initiate actions we can’t control reactions. We started by wanting to building an aquaculture based farm around a five...

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27 Nov 2017

how rainfall affects our aquaponics orp

https://twitter.com/kijanigrows_tst/status/934891266092908544 just like a v2 controller ... you really don't have to follow the advice ... it maybe a good idea to check though when you get interesting alerts. guess what i found, we had acid or bacterial rain .. or something caused my water to go acidic. these grow...

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05 Oct 2017

Project Ndovu

African elephants need a lot of water every day for drinking and mud baths . During the dry season, their keen sense of smell allows them to detect water underground in dry riverbeds, where they dig holes with their tusks to reach it. Once the elephants have had their fill,...

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