Decision support tools

Weather forecasts

Plan ahead with tailored location-specific weather forecasts to help optimise your spray windows and improve treatment timings.

Available in a range of budget-friendly options for PC, tablet or mobile phone.

Our web app is post-code based, using a variety of crop models to predict disease events and suitable spraying opportunities.

Or, receive a daily forecast for your area via e-mail. This is available in standard or Xtra versions – Xtra calculates a disease risk forecast for the following five days based on your own weather station data.

Pest and disease modeling

Agrovista can also provide Decision Support Tools to further enhance your plant protection product timings.

Our systems enable you to be both proactive and reactive to infection conditions, making informed decisions on the selection and application of products.

DSS are Based on data such as field location, crop growth and development, variety susceptibility and local infection sources.

These systems require access to reliable local weather station data and are available for both arable and many vegetable crops.

Growers Choice Interactive (GCI) from Agrovista is a web-based, pest and disease service that uses the latest computer modelling techniques to ensure effective use of plant protection products in fruit.

Using weather data from a network of stations, coupled with disease prediction software, you can access graphs showing:

  • Weather data
  • Scab infection risks
  • Canker infection risks
  • Codling moth flight activity, egg deposition and larval emergence

Data is updated every 60 minutes to maximise control efficacy and improve application timings.

This subscription service also includes mobile phone text alerts as well as telephone contact to an Agrovista agronomist.