Gravimetric determination of water use with LemnaTec Scanalyzer

LemnaTec Conveyor Scanalyzers do imaging and image processing delivers traits such as digital biomass, but a further function is the high precision weighing and watering of the plants in the […]

Gravimetric determination of water use with LemnaTec Scanalyzer2019-07-17T13:07:21+00:00

Phytotoxicity Test in the Development of Ecofriendly Pesticides

In the current debate on pesticides causing environmental damage, the search for ecofriendly pesticides is gaining importance. Plants frequently contain compounds that counteract fungi or other plants; thus, such substances […]

Phytotoxicity Test in the Development of Ecofriendly Pesticides2019-07-15T14:36:55+00:00

NIR Imaging for Water Potential Monitoring in Perennial Plants

Drought affects the water potential in the plant tissues. When water limitation reduces the water potential, many physiological processes become impaired and thus slow down or even stop. Monitoring water […]

NIR Imaging for Water Potential Monitoring in Perennial Plants2019-07-10T14:06:13+00:00

Extending Hyperspectral Imaging for Plant Phenotyping to the UV-Range

Hyperspectral imaging is a powerful tool in phyisological phenotyping. In particular, assessments of plant disease can benefit from spectral imaging, and frequently non-visible wavelengths provide additional information to the spectral […]

Extending Hyperspectral Imaging for Plant Phenotyping to the UV-Range2019-07-30T10:43:55+00:00

Using High-Throughput Phenotyping to Explore Growth Responses to Mycorrhizal Fungi and Zinc in Three Plant Species

Mycorrhizas generally are considered as beneficial plant-microbe interactions. Advanced non-invasive phenotyping technology gives insight in the dynamic development of the plants in response to mycorrhiza. Non-invasive assessments of the dynamic […]

Using High-Throughput Phenotyping to Explore Growth Responses to Mycorrhizal Fungi and Zinc in Three Plant Species2019-03-29T13:17:58+00:00

Plant Phenotyping: Past, Present, and Future

Phenotype analysis is challenging. It‘s even more challenging than genome analysis or other biological or chemical studies. Roland Pieruschka and Uli Schurr, phenotyping experts at Forschungszentrum Jülich back up this […]

Plant Phenotyping: Past, Present, and Future2019-05-10T11:39:04+00:00