Robotic systems for automated time-lapse imaging of plant growth
CPIB Imaging Robot MkI
Developed as part of a 4th Year Undergraduate Group Development Project in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, this automated system was designed to image plate-grown plants in controlled environment growth chambers.
Group Development Project members: Chris Payne, Oya Aksoy, Charles Long, Michael Pearce; supervised by Nicola Everitt.
CPIB Imaging Robots MkII-IV
Details of current imaging robot designs are given in the following paper:
- Darren M. Wells*, Andrew P. French*, Asad Naeem*, , , , Malcolm J. Bennett & Tony P. Pridmore 2012 Recovering the dynamics of root growth and development using novel image acquisition and analysis methods Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 367 (1595), 1517-1524
For more information, contact Darren M Wells.