Overview equipment & tools

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Module 4 - High-Throughput Phenotyping climate chamber

The Robin PSI PlantScreenTM
system

The Robin PSI PlantScreenTM system is an independent device which can be used to create a digital phenotype of individual plants.

Module 5 - GreenHouse phenotyping

Innovative technologies
in the NPEC
greenhouse

Bosman Van Zaal has built the NPEC greenhouse on the Wageningen Campus, the design was developed by WUR with advice from PhenoKey.

Bespoke conveyor
system and
gantries

SMO, the Belgian machine builder, is in charge of installing the bespoke conveyor system and two gantries to make optimal use of the NPEC greenhouse facilities.

Imaging with
CropReporter

PhenoVation, the camera system manufacturer, will provide the CropReporter. This cabinet with a monochrome camera and a filter wheel will provide whole plant imaging on a pixel scale.

3D imaging -
the Maxi-MARVIN

The Maxi-Marvin is a high throughput plant phenotyping device which has been developed in-house by Wageningen University & Research.

Whole plant phenotyping
with the Plantarray

Plant-Ditech, the Israeli Company of Research Excellence, will deliver the Plantarray system in the NPEC greenhouse.

PlantEye - 3D &
Multispectral
"Camera to Plant"
laser scanners

The PlantEye is a unique 3D laser scanner which fuses the 3D data with multispectral information.

Module 6 - Open-Field phenotyping

FieldExplorer and UAVs

The NPEC Open Field module consists of one easily transportable vehicle, the FieldExplorer and three UAVs, all equipped with state-of-the-art sensors.

Timeline

An overall timeline of NPEC can be found here: Timeline NPEC.