Welcome to our comprehensive technical guide on plant height trait assessment, a crucial aspect in unlocking plant biomass estimations to speed up breeding cycles. Within these pages, you'll discover the recipe for success in assessing plant height traits, essential for informed decision-making in breeding programs. We delve into the significance of Ground Control Points (GCPs) and why they are pivotal in ensuring accurate and reliable data collection, essential for robust analyses and interpretation.

Drawing from real-world experiences, this guide presents compelling use cases that showcase the practical application of plant height assessments in various agricultural contexts. Moreover, gain invaluable insights from expert agronomists who offer nuanced perspectives and practical advice honed through years of experience in the field.

In addition to presenting established methodologies, we explore alternative approaches and options for those looking to further optimize their plant height trait assessment processes. Whether you're a seasoned professional seeking to refine your techniques or a newcomer eager to grasp the fundamentals, this guide equips you with the knowledge and tools necessary to elevate your breeding programs to new heights.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Plant height in phenotyping
  3. Plant height drone acquisition requirements
  4. Methodology for plant height assessment by drone
  5. Use cases: what happens if prerequisites are omitted?
  6. To go further: Lidar method
  7. Bibliography
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