ETH Zurich


Measured variables width, depth, shape, diameter
Operating system windows, mac
Licence freeware, open-source
Automation level automated, semi-automated
Plant requirements any, maize
Export formats Excell
Other information Requires MatLabTo run

Scientific article(s)

Next generation shovelomics: set up a tent and REST
Tino Colombi, Norbert Kirchgessner, Chantal Andrée Le Marié, Larry Matthew York, Jonathan P. Lynch, Andreas Hund
Plant and Soil, 2015 View paper

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Root Estimator for Shovelomics Traits (REST) is software developed for an automated high-throughput analysis of root system traits form high quality RGB pictures. Originally it has been designed to measure mature maize root stocks that have been split lengthwise.

Source: REST user manual

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