Leaf Angle Distribution Toolbox

IBG-2: Plant Sciences @ Forschungszentrum Jülich


Measured variables angle, 3D-reconstruction
Operating system windows, matlab
Licence on-demand
Automation level automated
Plant requirements any
Export formats xls, ply
Other information Requires MatLab to run

Scientific article(s)

The leaf angle distribution of natural plant populations: assessing the canopy with a novel software tool
Mark Müller-Linow, Francisco Pinto-Espinosa, Hanno Scharr, Uwe Rascher
Plant Methods, 2015 View paper

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The Leaf Angle Distribution Toolbox is a software package, which provides tools for the quantification of leaf surface properties within natural canopies via 3-d reconstruction from stereo images. The approach includes a semi-automatic selection process of single leaves and different modes of surface characterization via polygon smoothing or surface model fitting. Based on the resulting surface meshes leaf angle statistics are computed on the whole-leaf level or from local derivations.

Source: Plant Methods

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