Thanks to a brand new alliance with know-how firm PATS, Biobest’s extensive portfolio of IPM options has gained a scouting software. Starting on May 16, growers can reap the benefits of PATS-C, a system that detects real-time flying pests, corresponding to moths, in the greenhouse. This information permits earlier and extra correct introduction of organic brokers.
“To measure is to know,” says Sam Gui, Market Development Manager High Tech IPM at Biobest. “The plug-and-play scouting digital camera from PATS offers details about when, the place, and the way a lot moths are lively in the greenhouse. It is totally automated, requiring no workers, and might typically present information earlier than the pests are detected visually – saving growers time in their scouting program. Biobest is a powerful believer in data-driven cultivation and the quite a few advantages it should create for growers. With this information, our advisors can present even higher tailor-made recommendation, making the IPM program extra sturdy whereas additional lowering the use of corrective brokers. Delivering advantages to a number of events, growers can cut back their use of merchandise, making their crop safety program extra environment friendly, whereas customers get merchandise with as little residue as attainable.”
“By together with PATS cameras in Biobest’s product vary, this sensible scouting software will rapidly turn into accessible to growers worldwide,” says Bram Tijmons, CEO & co-founder of PATS.
Tijmons emphasizes that this can be a sensible system.
“PATS-C repeatedly information the presence and inhabitants built-up of moths. This permits the grower to monitor extra precisely and time the introduction of organic brokers higher. The system brings the scouting information to the grower in a type of a dashboard at his fingertips for him to seek the advice of the scenario in his greenhouse anytime wherever. With this know-how, we additionally study extra about the habits of the pests, corresponding to which hours they’re lively. This can then be used to enhance timing on the day of utility itself.”
New Scouting Tool Uses Cameras to Detect Pests in the Greenhouse