Development and Application of Silkworm Disease Recognition System Based on Mobile App

  • Dingyuan XiaEmail author
  • Zhen Yu
  • Anjun Cheng
  • Liang Tang
  • Meining Shi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11902)


Facing the characteristic agriculture of silkworm breeding in China, aiming at the technical requirements of silkworm farmers for accurate recognition and effective prevention and control of silkworm diseases, referring to the “flower companion” App for flower and grass recognition and the Taobao online commodity purchasing system, a silkworm disease image detection and recognition system based on mobile App is developed to fill the gaps in the industry. The system adopts the C/S network architecture mode, and users can collect silkworm disease images in real-time by mobile App and upload them to cloud server platform automatically. The cloud server platform uses efficient image segmentation, feature extraction, SVM-based classification, and feature matching and fast retrieval algorithm, automatically pushes the case analysis report to the mobile phone, displays the case image, and makes brief text descriptions. After online testing by Android mobile phone, the system runs smoothly and has no stagnation. The system response time is less than 0.5 s, and the average retrieval accuracy rate is about 75%. Compared with domestic similar systems, it has unique characteristics and achieves the expected goal of system design, which has certain theoretical significance and application value.


Silkworm Disease Recognition Mobile App Android SVM 



This work was supported by the Key Research and Development Project in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nanning, China: the Research and Application of General Survey, Evaluation, Forecast and Prevention & Control Technology of Major Diseases and Pests of Silkworm in Guangxi under Grant No. AB16380102, while a part of this work was supported by the Key Lab. of Broadband Wireless Communications and Sensor Networks, Hubei Province, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dingyuan Xia
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhen Yu
    • 1
  • Anjun Cheng
    • 1
  • Liang Tang
    • 2
  • Meining Shi
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Information EngineeringWuhan University of TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.Sericulture Technology Promotion Master Station of GuangxiNanningChina

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