Application of Tableau Public Free Data Visualization Software in the Pesticide Science and Ecotoxicolog Education


  • Donyo Ganchev Agricultural University - Plovdiv, Bulgariaa


Tableau Public is a free service that lets anyone publish interactive data visualizations to the web. The visualizations can be embedded into web pages and blogs, they can be shared via social media or email, and they can be made available for download to other users. The software became increasingly popular among the journalists, writers, bloggers, students, professors, hobbyists, critics, citizens and more. The key feature in the educational process in the Pesticide Science is students to be able to understand rationalize and summarize the large sets of information corcerning the correct using of the plant protection products, their physio-chemcal properties, classification accrding to the resistance management and tagret organisms). Most often these data are provided by various sources - plant protection products labels, on-line databases provided by government, non-government or business institutions and summarizing and rationalize all data is extremely difficult without  graphical data visualization. In order agricultural specialists correctly to select the right pesticide for given pesticide treatment (situation), the using of  data visualizations software in their education and practice is extremely important and provide as effective pesticide treatments and respectively pest management and good yields, as correct and safe application of the pesticides towards non-target organisms and environment.