Some facts about the red weevil
Up to 350 eggsone female red weevil lays
The larva feeds on the trunk of a palm treeand for 4 months turns into a beetle
For 12 monthsthe larvae destroy the large palm tree
From 2 000 to 10 000 $is the treatment of one palm tree
More than 100 million $is the annual damage from palm weevils
PalmGuard - innovative protection of palm trees from red weevils
It is a compact autonomous device placed on the trunk of a palm tree. Palmguard performs two functions simultaneously-monitoring and protection.
The device provides an electrostatic protective barrier. According to scientific research, it is known that an electrostatic field with specific parameters can repel insects.
For monitoring, an acoustic channel is used to diagnose the possible presence of harmful insects of the family "Rhynchophorus ferrugineus"("red palm weevil").