DESEE

CROP DOCTORS

A ‘Crop Doctor’ will not only be able to diagnose the problem, but will also prescribe accurate solutions that are effective, economical, locally available, and safer for the farmers, the consumers and the environment.

PARTNERS

Tene-Ag Solutions (ತೆನೆ, तेने)

Tene is at the forefront of developing ICT solutions for crop health management. It has a blend of agri-professionals and software developers.
Apart from the DESEE Force platform, Tene-Ag has software products for agri-businesses, and supports the deployment of ICT solutions for the government.
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UAS, Raichur

UAS Raichur was established in 2009. Since then, the young university has taken giant strides in various areas concerning agriculture, especially in the field of information and communication technology.
One of the university’s flagship programs, called eSAP (Electronic Solutions against Agricultural Pests), is being adopted by the Karnataka State Department of Agriculture.
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The Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences (CAB) International

CABI is a not-for-profit international organization that was established more than a century ago
Plantwise is one of their famous programs that aims at developing Crop Doctors (CAB International calls them “Plant Doctors”) across the world.
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TRAINING

The training modules are customized by Tene-Ag to suit local situations.

  • This is a 5-week training program with 1-week classroom and 4-week field practice.

  • Certified Plant Doctor Trainers from Tene-Ag handle the classroom sessions.

  • The digital tool records all the field activities carried out by the trainees, which facilitates evaluation by competent experts.

  • The trainees are evaluated by the experts from for their performance in the classroom, field and on the Quiz App.

If found satisfactory, the trainees are certified as DESEE Force who can serve as Crop Doctors.

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