Tag: leaf area

In this video we made a brief how to measure leaf area with a smartphone and a mobile application Petiole. It clear shows that specific leaf area measurement is not a problem and even to measure total leaf area is not an issue – less than in a minute with nothing special. Only Petiole and its Petiole kit (measuring stand and calibration pad) and three leaves of olive tree.

There are three main stages of leaf area measurement using a smartphone.

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A scientist who studies plants repeatedly faced with a need to measure the leaf surface area. The most difficult task is to define complex leaves because the generally accepted scientific methods (contour method, weighting method, cutting method) have the greatest error.

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