Beta vulgaris Drought Trials


We have 6 varieties of Beta vulgaris in a greenhouse. About 50 plants from each variety will be divided up between a box that will get watered normally and a box that will not get watered. They will be measured a few times a week multiple times during the day. Three different leaves will be chosen from each plant.


The One Protocol (Phi2, PSI, NPQ) II

The One Protocol to rule them all! Phi2, PSI, NPQt, combined!

Changes from previous The One protocol: - no longer outputs signal from the far red period, which simplifies the signal output for the user - changed distance between measuring pulses from 10,000 to 2,000 which improves measurement resolution - has an initial stabilization peri...

Proton Motive Force via DIRK

Estimates the proton motive force through the ATP synthase, thereby estimating ATP production. The proton motive force is measured by measuring the electrochromic shift (ECS), the shift in the absorbance of chlorophyll at ~520nm in the thylakoid membrane due to a shift in the electric field. The electric field is created by the accumulation of...

Chlorophyll content (SPAD) III

REQUIREMENTS: Firmware v0.41 or higher. Measures transmission at 940nm and 650nm in order to determine the 'greenness' of a leaf, an indicator of chlorophyll content and nitrogen content. The 940 is used to account for leaf thickness. Improvements over Chlorophyll content (SPAD): - performs 3 different spads at 3 intensities for thin and thick ...


  1. Date? (Multiple Choice)
  2. Time of Day? (Multiple Choice)
  3. Water Treatment? (Multiple Choice)
  4. Group? (Multiple Choice)
  5. Plant? (Multiple Choice)
  6. Leaf? (Multiple Choice)



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