GiA Roots

Weitz' Group @ Georgia Tech


Measured variables convex-hull, length, perimeter, surface, volume, n-branches, depth
Operating system windows, mac, linux
Licence freeware
Automation level automated
Plant requirements mature, seedling, any
Export formats csv
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Scientific article(s)

GiA Roots: software for the high throughput analysis of plant root system architecture
Taras Galkovskyi, Yuriy Mileyko, Alexander Bucksch, Brad Moore, Olga Symonova, Charles A Price, Christopher N Topp, Anjali S Iyer-Pascuzzi, Paul R Zurek, Suqin Fang, John Harer, Philip N Benfey, Joshua S Weitz
BMC Plant Biology, 2012 View paper

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GiA Roots stands for General Image Analysis of Roots. GiA Roots is a software tool to automate and facilitate the large-scale analysis of root networks. GiA Roots has been designed to help scientists and breeders quantify the structure of plant root system architecture, regardless of their prior training in mathematics and computer science.

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