Black Spot

National Center for Biological Sciences


Measured variables surface
Operating system windows
Licence open-source, freeware
Automation level automated
Plant requirements any
Export formats csv
Other information -

Scientific article(s)

Black Spot: a platform for automated and rapid estimation of leaf area from scanned images
Varun Varma, Anand M. Osuri
Plant Ecology, 2013 View paper

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Black Spot is a free stand alone software and method to estimate leaf area from images of leaves captured using any standard flatbed scanner. This easy to use software allows the user to batch process a large number of samples across multiple species with minimal user input.

Source: Black Spot website

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