Detection of Water Content in Rapeseed Leaves Using Terahertz Spectroscopy
AbstractThe terahertz (THz) spectra of rapeseed leaves with different water content (WC) were investigated. The transmission and absorption spectra in the range of 0.3–2 THz were measured by using THz time-domain spectroscopy. The mean transmittance and absorption coefficients were applied to analyze the change regulation of WC. In addition, the Savitzky-Golay method was performed to preprocess the spectra. Then, the partial least squares (PLS), kernel PLS (KPLS), and Boosting-PLS were conducted to establish models for predicting WC based on the processed transmission and absorption spectra. Reliable results were obtained by these three methods. KPLS generated the best prediction accuracy of WC. The prediction coefficient correlation (Rval) and root mean square error (RMSEP) of KPLS based on transmission were Rval = 0.8508, RMSEP = 0.1015, and that based on absorption were Rval = 0.8574, RMSEP = 0.1009. Results demonstrated that THz spectroscopy combined with modeling methods provided an efficient and feasible technique for detecting plant physiological information. View Full-Text
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Nie, P.; Qu, F.; Lin, L.; Dong, T.; He, Y.; Shao, Y.; Zhang, Y. Detection of Water Content in Rapeseed Leaves Using Terahertz Spectroscopy. Sensors 2017, 17, 2830.
Nie P, Qu F, Lin L, Dong T, He Y, Shao Y, Zhang Y. Detection of Water Content in Rapeseed Leaves Using Terahertz Spectroscopy. Sensors. 2017; 17(12):2830.Chicago/Turabian Style
Nie, Pengcheng; Qu, Fangfang; Lin, Lei; Dong, Tao; He, Yong; Shao, Yongni; Zhang, Yi. 2017. "Detection of Water Content in Rapeseed Leaves Using Terahertz Spectroscopy." Sensors 17, no. 12: 2830.
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