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Leaf Area - How & Why Measuring Leaf Area is Vital to Plant Research

Posted by: Scott Trimble
April 16, 2019

What is Leaf Area? It is easy to measure leaves, and they are also the parts of a plant most responsive to their environment. The combination of these two factors makes leaf area measurement extremely useful to scientists and growers. ...

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Root Analysis in the Field: Industries & Uses

Posted by: Scott Trimble
April 9, 2019

Crops, Nutrients, Irrigation & Root Analysis Analysis of the root system is important in ensuring sustainable crop production, reducing nutrient input and irrigation, and protecting soil carbon pools. Getting rapid and frequent images of what is happening underground can help ...

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Forest & Plant Canopy Analysis - Tools & Methods

Posted by: Scott Trimble
April 2, 2019

Canopy Analysis for Crop, Forest & Plant Research The range of applications of canopy cover analysis is truly astounding. Canopy analysis derives its usefulness from the vitality of the canopy. Many methods to measure canopy cover have been developed in ...

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How to Analyze Photosynthesis in Plants: Methods and Tools

Posted by: Scott Trimble
March 26, 2019

Photosynthesis: Why is it important? Life as we know it would be impossible without photosynthesis. Outside of providing the essential elements that support life on earth, photosynthesis is of special importance to the food and agriculture industry, as well as ...

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Tree, Crop & Plant Stress – A Primer on Abiotic and Biotic Stressors

Posted by: Scott Trimble
March 18, 2019

The natural conditions in which plants and trees grow are neither uniform nor controlled. Many changes or fluctuations, even if they are temporary, can have a negative impact on and stress plants. The factors which can lead to stress can ...

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