NATIONAL CITRUS PEST CONTROL: SDSS - ISRAEL
The Israeli Ministry of Agriculture has been successfully using AGRI INSIGHT for three years now to control and eliminate the Mediterranean Fruit Fly to citrus orchards throughout the country.
Zero infestation to fruits intended for marketing, in order to increase profits for the farmers.
Agri Insight Scopes: 2,200,000 ha
Effective Citrus area: 18,000 ha
Number of plots: 30,000
Annual production: 500,000 tons
MedFly traps: 2,000
Traps field inspectors: 5
Field inspection frequency: Weekly
Region experts: 3
Decision making frequency: Daily
Data collection into centralized geo database. Advanced SDSS is implemented. System recommendations & user decisions are recorded for future Machine Learning & algorithm improvement.
DATA COLLECTION & MANAGEMENT
Field data collection.
Data from external sources.
Big Data usage e.g. weather.
Data management, analysis & decision making.
ALGORITHM - SDSS
Run a unique algorithm developed from a PhD thesis.
The algorithm improves from session to session by machine learning.
PEST CONTROL RECOMMENDATION
Spraying map is obtained within few seconds, with severity levels.
Plots regional distribution for effective spraying execution.