Cplas Phoenix - Red Palm Weevil



C-plas Phoenix is an integrated location aware system for the digitization, risk estimation, decision support, optimization of operations, management and web mapping of the palm trees.



Benefits of the Mobile location aware system CPLAS:


  • Efficient - rapid workflow programming
  • Ellimination of paper work
  • Accuracy improvement in the field
  • Super fast data collection and data integration
  • Real time Desicion making
  • Easy management of the RPW pest problem
  • Red Palm Weevil problem decrease up to 90%
  • Workflow improvement up to 200%
  • System presented in numerous conferences and recognised as "most useful", "best tool", "only solution"
  • Instant Html, Pdf, Word, Excel reports.


The key features of the system are:

  • Mobile GIS and real time data acquisition
  • GPS support
  • GPRS support
  • 3G support
  • Online & Offline processing
  • Google maps & Google earth compatibility
  • Multimedia integration
  • Digital images capture & spatial relation via GPS
  • Voice Commands
  • Infestation Risk (IR) estimation
  • Sophisticated risk classification module
  • Easy utilization by non-Experts
  • IDW spatial geostatistics on the fly NEW


  • Simple and Spatial queries
  • Mobile queries
  • Web server queries
  • Easy to use
  • Friendly GUI
  • Easy to access menus, adaptable to user actions
  • Less writing using system/user predefined text
  • Could be used by non-professionals
  • The main menu of the Mobile GIS and predefined
  • Web Mapping
  • Data exchange over the internet
  • Password protected online maps
  • Spatial queries online


Graphs, Bars, Maps of information





Information about the insect:

The red palm weevil, (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus), is known to attack, 20 palm species worldwide: Agave americana, Areca catechu, Arenga pinnata, Borassus flabellifer, Caryota maxima, C. cumingii, Cocos nucifera (coconut palm), Corypha gebanga, C. elata, Elaeis guineensis, Livistona decipiens, Metroxylon sagu, Oreodoxa regia, Phoenix canariensis, P. dactylifera (date palm), P. sylvestris, Sabal umbraculifera, Saccharum officinarum, Trachycarpus fortunei and Washingtonia.

It has been found in more than 30 countries, including: Aruba, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Cambodia, China, Cyprus, France, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Malaysia, Morocco, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Papua-New Guinea, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.