Final Accuracy for 2023 harvest estimates revealed

22 December 2023

Our accuracy for pre-harvest fruit estimations is impressive: 96% accurate on orchard fruit densities and 99% on aggregated fruit numbers!

After processing and comparing packout data from 136.8 scanned hectares distributed along 71 Maturity Areas and 38 orchards we are stoked with our achieved accuracy. On an aggregate level we reached 99.76% accuracy on fruit yield!

On our continuous strive to enhance the precision of our estimations every year we compare our pre-harvest fruit densities delivered with the ultimate source of ground truth: the total amount of fruit packed. And Fruitometry’s digital crop estimations are proving every season the value of providing an accurate early harvest estimate.

On this past season we have improved our accuracy on both main cultivars for New Zealand kiwifruit industry with particular improvements on Hayward. Mapping your whole orchard densities with Fruitometry is truly a game changer for the whole production chain of the kiwifruit industry.

Our models are faster and more accurate than ever and we can’t wait to start the fruit density scans to prepare for 2024 harvest!

Download the complete accuracy comparison report for 2023 harvest here.

Fruitometry Digital Crop Estimation in action

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