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Title: Fluctuating light experiments and semi-automated plant phenotyping enabled by self-built growth racks and simple upgrades to the IMAGING-PAM

Abstract

Over the last years, several plant science labs have started to employ fluctuating growth light conditions to simulate natural light regimes more closely. Many plant mutants reveal quantifiable effects under fluctuating light despite being indistinguishable from wild-type plants under standard constant light. Moreover, many subtle plant phenotypes become intensified and thus can be studied in more detail. This observation has caused a paradigm shift within the photosynthesis research community and an increasing number of scientists are interested in using fluctuating light growth conditions. However, high installation costs for commercial controllable LED setups as well as costly phenotyping equipment can make it hard for small academic groups to compete in this emerging field.

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Research Org.:
Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
OSTI Identifier:
1618903
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1735370
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0017160
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Plant Methods
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Plant Methods Journal Volume: 15 Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1746-4811
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; Photosynthesis; Phenotyping; Fluctuating light; Data analysis automation; Do-it-yourself; Maker movement

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Schneider, Dominik, Lopez, Laura S., Li, Meng, Crawford, Joseph D., Kirchhoff, Helmut, and Kunz, Hans-Henning. Fluctuating light experiments and semi-automated plant phenotyping enabled by self-built growth racks and simple upgrades to the IMAGING-PAM. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-019-0546-1.
Schneider, Dominik, Lopez, Laura S., Li, Meng, Crawford, Joseph D., Kirchhoff, Helmut, & Kunz, Hans-Henning. Fluctuating light experiments and semi-automated plant phenotyping enabled by self-built growth racks and simple upgrades to the IMAGING-PAM. United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-019-0546-1
Schneider, Dominik, Lopez, Laura S., Li, Meng, Crawford, Joseph D., Kirchhoff, Helmut, and Kunz, Hans-Henning. Mon . "Fluctuating light experiments and semi-automated plant phenotyping enabled by self-built growth racks and simple upgrades to the IMAGING-PAM". United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-019-0546-1.
@article{osti_1618903,
title = {Fluctuating light experiments and semi-automated plant phenotyping enabled by self-built growth racks and simple upgrades to the IMAGING-PAM},
author = {Schneider, Dominik and Lopez, Laura S. and Li, Meng and Crawford, Joseph D. and Kirchhoff, Helmut and Kunz, Hans-Henning},
abstractNote = {Over the last years, several plant science labs have started to employ fluctuating growth light conditions to simulate natural light regimes more closely. Many plant mutants reveal quantifiable effects under fluctuating light despite being indistinguishable from wild-type plants under standard constant light. Moreover, many subtle plant phenotypes become intensified and thus can be studied in more detail. This observation has caused a paradigm shift within the photosynthesis research community and an increasing number of scientists are interested in using fluctuating light growth conditions. However, high installation costs for commercial controllable LED setups as well as costly phenotyping equipment can make it hard for small academic groups to compete in this emerging field.},
doi = {10.1186/s13007-019-0546-1},
journal = {Plant Methods},
number = 1,
volume = 15,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
month = {12}
}

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