Plant Image Analysis Plant Image Analysis


Guillaume Lobet, Ruben Rellan Alvarez and José Dinneny

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Scientific article
GLO-Roots: an imaging platform enabling multidimensional characterization of soil-grown root systems.
R. Rellán-Álvarez, G. Lobet, H. Lindner, PL. Pradier, J. Sebastian, MC. Yee, Y. Geng, C. Trontin, T. LaRue, A. Schrager-Lavelle, CH. Haney, R. Nieu, J. Maloof, JP. Vogel, JR. Dinneny,
2015 , Elife , 4(0), 0
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GLO-Roots Image Analysis (GLO-RIA) is an ImageJ plugin intended for the analysis of root images generated using the GLO-Roots imaging system.

Two different of analysis are available with the plugin: a local analysis of dual-reporter images (RootReporter) and a global analysis of the whole root system properties (RootSystem).

GLO-RIA is an open source tool hosted on GitHub:

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Operating system
windows, mac, linux,

freeware, open-source,

Measured variables
length, surface, convex-hull, color, angle, shape,

Automation level
automated, semi-automated,

Plant requirements

Image requirements
jpg, png, tiff,

Export formats
rsml, csv,

Other information
Designed for the GLO-ROOT platform