Phenoliner: A New Field Phenotyping Platform for Grapevine Research
AbstractIn grapevine research the acquisition of phenotypic data is largely restricted to the field due to its perennial nature and size. The methodologies used to assess morphological traits and phenology are mainly limited to visual scoring. Some measurements for biotic and abiotic stress, as well as for quality assessments, are done by invasive measures. The new evolving sensor technologies provide the opportunity to perform non-destructive evaluations of phenotypic traits using different field phenotyping platforms. One of the biggest technical challenges for field phenotyping of grapevines are the varying light conditions and the background. In the present study the Phenoliner is presented, which represents a novel type of a robust field phenotyping platform. The vehicle is based on a grape harvester following the concept of a moveable tunnel. The tunnel it is equipped with different sensor systems (RGB and NIR camera system, hyperspectral camera, RTK-GPS, orientation sensor) and an artificial broadband light source. It is independent from external light conditions and in combination with artificial background, the Phenoliner enables standardised acquisition of high-quality, geo-referenced sensor data. View Full-Text
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Kicherer, A.; Herzog, K.; Bendel, N.; Klück, H.-C.; Backhaus, A.; Wieland, M.; Rose, J.C.; Klingbeil, L.; Läbe, T.; Hohl, C.; Petry, W.; Kuhlmann, H.; Seiffert, U.; Töpfer, R. Phenoliner: A New Field Phenotyping Platform for Grapevine Research. Sensors 2017, 17, 1625.
Kicherer A, Herzog K, Bendel N, Klück H-C, Backhaus A, Wieland M, Rose JC, Klingbeil L, Läbe T, Hohl C, Petry W, Kuhlmann H, Seiffert U, Töpfer R. Phenoliner: A New Field Phenotyping Platform for Grapevine Research. Sensors. 2017; 17(7):1625.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kicherer, Anna; Herzog, Katja; Bendel, Nele; Klück, Hans-Christian; Backhaus, Andreas; Wieland, Markus; Rose, Johann C.; Klingbeil, Lasse; Läbe, Thomas; Hohl, Christian; Petry, Willi; Kuhlmann, Heiner; Seiffert, Udo; Töpfer, Reinhard. 2017. "Phenoliner: A New Field Phenotyping Platform for Grapevine Research." Sensors 17, no. 7: 1625.
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