Fall Changes in the MSU Botanical Garden

Overview

This project will measure all of the plants in the MSU Botanical Garden directly behind the Plant Biology building and contains a wide variety of plants.  The goal is to track single plants over time, but also to have a simple but useful project to test changes to the website, app, and database over time

Protocols

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 ...

Questions

  1. What type of plant is it? (Multiple Choice)
  2. What is the location of the leaf in the canopy? (Multiple Choice)
  3. What is the color of the leaf? (Multiple Choice)

Team

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