Delair.ai Weed Management analytics help drive Precision Agriculture practices, by delivering maps to be used for herbicide sprayer control in field. This tutorial explains how to run and use the results of these analytics.
This analytic detects weeds on bare soil or row crops and generates a prescription map, that can be exported to the sprayer.
1. Compatible sensors
- Micasense RedEdge 3, mini and MX
2. Required Inputs
In order to run this analytic, following ones shall have been preliminarily processed :
A maximal GSD of 5 cm is required.
3. Output File Formats
4. Running the analytic
Step 1 - Open your Site, go first to the Analytics panel then to Weed Management section and press Run button.
Step 2 - Select a Scouting map (NDVI is recommended)
Step 3 - Select the Field Boundaries
NB : If the message “No Datasets Satisfy the criterion” appears, that means you should first upload the field boundaries in site (selecting category : Field Boundaries)
Step 4 - Select the Rows vector file :
Step 5 - Fill information about field and sprayer :
Step 6 - Press Launch weed management button.
5. Exploring Results
Go to Layers panel, to SURVEY DATA section, and tick the Weed zones layer from Precision Ag (you can rearrange layers organization if needed) :
Click on the layer to open its information panel on right side :
Weed zones are displayed in white in the example above. Click on one of these zones to read its results :
- Weed density, expressed as a percentage
- Mean NDVI (between 0 and 1)
Displayed layer can be changed using the Based on attribute drop-down menu :