Roots Lab @ Penn State University


Measured variables growth, gravitropism
Operating system windows, mac, linux, matlab
Licence freeware
Automation level automated
Plant requirements any
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Scientific article(s)

A Novel Image-Analysis Technique for Kinematic Study of Growth and Curvature
P. Basu, A. Pal, J. P. Lynch, K. M. Brown
PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 2007 View paper


KineRoot is a MatLab-based program that tracks root movement and growth from a set of sequential photographs. The program generates kinematic data (relative elongation rate distribution), distribution of curvature and differential growth at high spatiotemporal resolution.

Source: KineRoot webpage

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