Urban trees PSII Photochemical Efficiency

Overview

The aim of this project is to extend the use of Chl a fluorescence, mapping PSII photochemical quantum yield in urban trees. We mainly use Artificial Neural Networks for classifying the observed data.

Questions

Plant Type (Multiple Choice with images)
Plant Height (Multiple Choice)
Optional: Genus and Species (lowercase) (Short Answer)
Leaf Condition (Multiple Choice with images)
Optional: Disease or Pest Name (Short Answer)
Leaf Location (Multiple Choice)
Leaf Image (Take a Picture)
Leaf Number (Use Auto Increment) (Multiple Choice)

Protocols

Leaf Photosynthesis MultispeQ V1.0

Summary

Measures many photosynthesis-related parameters in <15 seconds, including:

  • Chlorophll Fluorescence: Phi2, PhiNPQ, PhiNO, NPQt, qL, LEF
  • Relative Chlorophyll: SPAD
  • Proton Motive Force: ECSt, vH+, gH+
  • Absorbance at: 450, 535, 605, 650, 730, 850, 880, and 940nm.
  • Leaf Thickness (in mm), angle, and cardinal direct...

Questions

  1. What is the PSII quantum efficiency variation in urban trees around the world? (Short Answer)
  2. Is the Chl fluorescence a reliable tool to mapping urban tree diversity? (Short Answer)

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