Support the adoption and application of ground-based phenotyping tools and analysis to agronomy and breeding research. Combine ground-based LiDAR, imaging, and spectral data for improved estimates of biomass. Implement side-imaging of grain heads and phenotype extraction for assessing head condition and disease. Train technical staff and students entering the work force in phenotyping tools and technology.
Lead Researcher (PI): Scott Noble
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Total WGRF Funding: $288,248
Co-Funders: Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 3 Years