Select Page


Your portable solution to detect Red palm Weevil larvae in coconut palm trees

detect red palm weevil

About Us

Permia Sensing offers a field-testing service to detect Red Palm Weevil (RPW) larvae growing in coconut palm trees. This insect is known to damage an estimated 10% of the coconut yield in the World, which is around £450 million per year. The World Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO) has declared RPW as a global threat to the food industry because it has attacked about 40 palm species in 60 countries. Chemical treatments are effective if RPW can be detected within the first 2-weeks of infestation. Our field tested IoT technology was developed at the Morph Lab of Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London in the UK, a World Top 10 University.


Early Detection of Red Palm Weevil Larvae

Simply push the sensor in the tree, listen, and record the fibre crunching sounds if larvae are present in the tree, all using the mobile app.

GPS Location & Colour Coded Data Make it Easy to Track Infestation

The recorded sound tracks are linked with the GPS location, allowing you to view an infestation map.

View Data From Anywhere

You can view all data and maps simply by having access to the internet. 

AI Based Expert Support

You get the benefit of our AI based flagging system. It simply looks at your data and raises colour coded flags at GPS locations in your farm for follow up action.

How To Download The App? 

The Permia Sensing App is available now on the Android Store. Download on the Google Play store