ENTOMATIC: Novel automatic and stand-alone integrated pest management tool for remote count and bioacoustic identification of the Olive Fruit Fly (Bactrocera oleae) in the field

Sep 2014 – Dec 2017


ENTOMATIC addresses a major problem faced by EU Associations of Olive growing SMEs: the Olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae). This insect pest causes yearly economical losses estimated to be almost €600/ha. ENTOMATIC aims to develop a novel stand-alone field monitoring system comprising: a fully autonomous trap with integrated insect bioacoustic recognition, embedded in a wireless sensor network and supported by a spatial decision support system.