Root phenotyping platforms

2017-03-01T09:12:31Z (GMT) by Guillaume Lobet
This figure presents the main root phenotyping platform used in plant biology and to highlight their differences in terms of naturalness and throughput. <div><br></div><div>Naturalness was seen as a weighted binary combinaison of the following questions:</div><div><br></div><div>- Do the roots grow in 3D (x1)</div><div>- Do the individual roots meet a physical constrain to growth (x2)</div><div>- Do the roots have an unlimited growth environment (x3)</div><div>- Do the roots have access to oxygen (x3)</div><div>- Do the roots grow in soil (x4)</div><div><br></div><div>The figure was created with the help of the Twitter community, following this thread: </div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div>Thanks to Wolfgang Bush, Colby Moorberg, Brandon Hurr, Molly Hanlon and Xing Lu for contributing. The Google Sheet used for discussions is accessible here:</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div>