SoilDoc

Dr. Raymond Weil and Dr. Pedro Sanchez

SoilDoc is a portable, on-site soil testing kit that provides tailored fertilizer and organic input recommendations for farms. The SoilDoc uses state-of-the-art battery-powered instruments to test soil pH, biologically active soil organic matter, electrical conductivity and micronutrients such as nitrate, sulphate, phosphate and potassium. The kit uses an Android device to transmit soil information electronically, allowing extension workers to make on-the-spot diagnoses of soil constraints and targeted advice to farmers.
This product is a prototype.

Product description

SoilDoc is a portable, on-site soil testing kit that provides tailored fertilizer and organic input recommendations for farms. The SoilDoc uses state-of-the-art battery-powered instruments to test soil pH, biologically active soil organic matter, electrical conductivity and micronutrients such as nitrate, sulphate, phosphate and potassium. The kit uses an Android device to transmit soil information electronically, allowing extension workers to make on-the-spot diagnoses of soil constraints and targeted advice to farmers.
This product is a prototype.

Target region(s)

Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nigeria

Market suggested retail price

Unknown

Competitive landscape

Unknown

Target user(s)

Agricultural Extension Agents

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