26 Nisan 2022 Salı 18:16

PESTTRAPP, EYE IN YOUR FIELD: A Device that will make your life easier and monitor your crop health

Jump into the digital farming era!

Jump into the digital farming era! 

Digital farming, smart farming, digitalization, knowledge-based farming may be concepts you hear more and more but find challenging to visualize. It sounds like a big step but it is not! You can find yourself as a digital farmer with a few smart devices and satellite support that you can get much cheaper than a plow. No matter how often you visit your land, there are a few traditional methods you can use for pest monitoring. Thus, following the pest observation dates in the past years, spraying according to the dates of the previous years, immediately noticing the first symptoms and spraying, using simple sticky traps, etc.

Why would you physically control the pest population on your land in this period when you can do all the work over the phone?

Doing this process is much simpler than you think. Let's take a closer look at our PestTrapp product!

PestTrapp is consisted of a good resolution camera, sticky trap, and chemical pheromone. In addition, there are sensors on it that measure air temperature and humidity. These components primarily allow you to control the pest population at any time of the day without going to the field. However, this is just one of the features of PestTrapp.

The camera, the sticky trap, the pheromones and the sensors, are all long-existing technologies. Smart agriculture is not just having these products on your land and observing your land instantly. Smartening starts exactly after this data is taken from your land. The processed and presented numerical data from your land through images also helps in determining your future management decisions.

Our recommendations for your plant protection decisions

The first sighting dates of the pests are recorded, and spraying and population cycle projections are provided. These are processed and shown as recommendations for your plant protection decisions. While determining these decisions, real-time meteorological data obtained from the sensors on the device are used as well. These studies are provided by strong and dynamic data scientists, meteorologists, and entomologists working at Doktar. Using the relationship between meteorological factors and the development of insects predicts the dates when insects will appear.

So PestTrapp recommends suitable dates for your spraying!

Part 3

How does this smart device actually work?

Pesttrap scans photos, tags each type of pest, and counts the number of pest types for each photo. When the risk of harm increases, it sends you a notification. The notifications are crucial in decision management for pests. It is explained that humans can make decisions, consciously or unconsciously, like algorithms. The difference between humans and software is that while software can load all the knowledge and experience available, even the most advanced human beings have limited information to process when making decisions. Algorithms can reach the most accurate decision by processing many scenarios in seconds.

In addition, another difference between software, smart machines, and algorithms is that they do not have emotions. Emotions, instincts, premonitions, and prejudices gained through bad experiences can sometimes lead us to success in our communication with people, but these should be set aside when it comes to farming, since what we are dealing with in agriculture are biological entities.

The development and growth of plants, the increase and decrease of pest populations depends on scientifically determined situations. When we look very closely at them, sometimes we may not see what caused them, but algorithms that consider all components can predict this with high success using the data they obtained without any difficulty.

Come and take a look at our products! Don't wait for someone else to come for innovations, don't be afraid to be a pioneer. Save money on land visitations over spraying and pests control using outdated traditional methods.

Let your smart colleague PestTrapp  do it  for you and take your time to grow your business and increase your profitability.