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.
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