Weitz' Group @ Georgia Tech
|Measured variables||convex-hull, length, perimeter, surface, volume, n-branches, depth|
|Operating system||windows, mac, linux|
|Plant requirements||mature, seedling, any|
GiA Roots: software for the high throughput analysis of plant root system architectureTaras 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 WeitzBMC Plant Biology, 2012 View paper
Other tools for the analysis of root-system:
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.
Source: GiA Roots manual