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Plant Screen Mobile

(PSM) – a mobile device app for plant trait analysis

Leaf area is one of the fundamental variables to quantify plant growth and physiological function and is therefore widely used to characterize genotypes and their interaction with the environment. With the development of Plant Screen Mobile we provide a suitable smartphone solution for estimating proxies of leaf area and biomass in various imaging scenarios in the lab, greenhouse and in the field. This requires image segmentation of plant parts and background. Therefore the core of the application comprises different classification approaches. Beyond the estimation of projected leaf area the app can also be used to quantify color and shape parameters as well as to estimate the number of objects in an image (e.g. suitable for seed counting).

PSMFigure: Sida plant imaged and segmented with PSM app (live screen)

Downloads and Requirements:

Download Link  apk File
Download Link  Manual
Download Link  Checkerboard Images

PSM runs on Android-based smartphones with Android Version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher. The source code of PlantScreenMobile is hosted at [link  GitHub] and licensed under the GNU General Public License (link  licence document).

This work was conducted within the framework of DPPN (German Plant Phenotyping Network), funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (project identification number: 031A053).