Guillaume Lobet, Ruben Rellan Alvarez and José Dinneny


Measured variables length, surface, convex-hull, color, angle, shape
Operating system windows, mac, linux
Licence freeware, open-source
Automation level automated, semi-automated
Plant requirements any
Export formats rsml, csv
Other information Designed for the GLO-ROOT platform

Scientific article(s)

GLO-Roots: an imaging platform enabling multidimensional characterization of soil-grown root systems
Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, Guillaume Lobet, Heike Lindner, Pierre-Luc Pradier, Jose Sebastian, Muh-Ching Yee, Yu Geng, Charlotte Trontin, Therese LaRue, Amanda Schrager-Lavelle, Cara H Haney, Rita Nieu, Julin Maloof, John P Vogel, José R Dinneny
eLife, 2015 View paper

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GLO-Roots Image Analysis (GLO-RIA) is an ImageJ plugin intended for the analysis of root images generated using the GLO-Roots imaging system. Two different of analysis are available with the plugin: a local analysis of dual-reporter images (RootReporter) and a global analysis of the whole root system properties (RootSystem). GLO-RIA is an open source tool hosted on GitHub:

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