One of the problems arising in processing the many images generated in the root growth studies is identifying the root or roots in a particular image. A second problem is the large amount of disk space required to story image sequences, since each file is of order 200 MB. We have developed an algorithm and code that can identify parts of an image containing a root and create a time sequence of individual root images from a sequence of scanner images.
The code is written in Python, and is available under the GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 3. The file is available below.
Last updated: 12/28/2012