Bihar government launches web based app CRMS for crop management

Q.  What does CMRS stand for in the context of crop and nutrient management?
- Published on 29 Jun 16

a. Crop Manager for Rice Based Systems
b. Crop Middleman for Rice Based Systems
c. Crop Machine for Rice Based Systems
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Crop Manager for Rice Based Systems
The Union Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh on 28th June launched Crop Manager for Rice-based Systems (CMRS) – a web based App for better crop and Nutrient management released for Bihar farmers in a program organised at ICAR-RCER in Patna.
  • Crop Manager for Rice-based Systems (CMRS) is a web-based App which can be used with computer, mobile and tablet and aims to increase farmer's net income and sustain the productivity for rice-based cropping systems in Bihar, India.
  • CMRS provides irrigated and rainfed farmers with rice-based cropping systems in Bihar with a crop and nutrient management guideline customised to the needs of an individual farmer.
  • CMRS uses a farmer's answers to questions on farming practices to automatically generate a rice, wheat, or rabi maize management guideline.

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