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Smartphone apps under development to aid pest monitoring

McCarthy, A., Long, D. and Grundy, P. (2020) Smartphone apps under development to aid pest monitoring. GRDC Update .

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Take home message
• A silverleaf whitefly and cotton aphid detection app is currently under development for the cotton industry to enhance pest management decision making
• Preliminary image analysis from smartphone images demonstrated ability to achieve up to 75% detection rate of silverleaf whitefly nymphs on the underside of cotton leaves
• Machine vision can be transferred to pest and crop sensing in grains with mobile or static camera installations (e.g. traps).

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Crop and Food Science
Keywords:pest monitoring, image analysis, machine learning, smartphone app AgTech AgriTech
Subjects:Plant culture > Food crops
Plant culture > Field crops > Grain. Cereals
Plant culture > Field crops > Other field crops
Plant pests and diseases
Plant pests and diseases > Weeds, parasitic plants etc
Plant pests and diseases > Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection
Live Archive:22 Sep 2020 04:49
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:46

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