3D imaging – the Maxi-MARVIN
18 September 2020
The Maxi-Marvin is a high throughput plant phenotyping device which has been developed in-house by Wageningen University & Research. The MARVIN technology generates 3D models of plants and accurately determines the size and shape of leaves and stems plus the overall architecture in milliseconds. SMO will integrate the Maxi-MARVIN in the conveyor-based phenotyping setup in the NPEC greenhouse.
By early 2021 the NPEC Greenhouse will be ready for large scale research and experiments!
Read more about the equipment and tools used in the NPEC greenhouse.
In the Wageningen greenhouses, researchers from the Laboratory for Plant Breeding tested the growth and development of two quinoa varieties that were given water with an increasing salt content. One quinoa variety, Pasto, developed a conservation strategy in which the plant limited water uptake and thus growth.Read more
In the CropBoost project Jeremy Harbinson, Rene Klein Lankhorst et al. have published an Opinion Paper in the Special Issue of Biology: Crop Improvement Now and Beyond.Read more