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This quantity, Plant Tissue tradition Engineering, signs a turning element: the popularity that this really expert box of plant technological know-how has to be built-in with engineering ideas on the way to increase effective, within your budget and massive scale purposes of those applied sciences. a various staff of key researchers, technologists and engineers have joined to explain in a lucid demeanour how quite a few engineering disciplines can give a contribution to the advance of plant tissue tradition ideas and rework it to a expertise. the quantity comprises five components: computing device imaginative and prescient structures for non-invasive and goal assessment of cultures leading edge bioreactor applied sciences and its engineering bases Mechanized and/or automatic tradition tactics Engineering cultural surroundings actual elements of plant tissue tradition engineering Readers of this quantity will discover a designated selection of chapters that might concentration their consciousness at the interface of plant biotechnologies and engineering applied sciences. This quantity should be of use to graduate scholars, lecturers and examine staff within the fields of horticulture, agricultural botany and plant biotechnology ordinarily and in addition to people who without or with engineering heritage have an interest in commercial plant tissue tradition.
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And Matsumura, K. (2004) . 24 Evaluation of photosynthetic capacity in micropropagated plants by image analysis 4. Techniques for image-analysis-based evaluation of photosynthetic capacity Spectral reflectance has been used to obtain plant growth information, especially in the research area of remote sensing. As spectral reflectance measurements are based on photometry, they have potential for non-destructive evaluation of plant growth and physiological state. The normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI), which can be calculated by reflectance at red and near infrared (NIR) wavelengths, has been widely used for monitoring, analyzing, and mapping temporal and spatial distributions of physiological and biophysical characteristics of vegetation .
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In measurement of PRI, reflectance images should be acquired at two different wavelengths (531 and 570 nm). For this purpose, each image is taken with a grey standard by the CCD camera with a narrow-band-pass filter for the respective wavelength. The grey standard has nearly constant reflectance over the visible spectrum and is used to determine relative reflectance from light intensity. Configurations of the light source, the object (the culture vessel), and the camera should be carefully determined to collect the diffuse reflectance while reducing total internal reflection.