Laboratory of Plant Physiology @ Wageningen University


Measured variables localisation
Operating system windows, mac, linux
Licence freeware
Automation level semi-automated, manual
Plant requirements arabidopsis
Export formats xls
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Scientific article(s)

OSCILLATOR: A system for analysis of diurnal leaf growth using infrared photography combined with wavelet transformation
Ralph Bours, Manickam Muthuraman, Harro Bouwmeester, Alexander van der Krol
Plant Methods, 2012 View paper

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OSCILLATOR is an affordable system for the analysis of rhythmic leaf growth movement in mature plants. The system contains three modules: (1) Infrared time-lapse imaging of growing mature plants (2) measurement of projected distances between leaf tip and plant apex (leaf tip tracking growth-curves) and (3) extraction of phase, period and amplitude of leaf growth oscillations using wavelet analysis.

Source: BioMed Central - Plant Methods

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