The project brings together biologists, agronomists, physicists, IT professionals and engineers to produce and test a prototype of a high-speed plant phenotyping platform. The project is developed in 3 phases:
- Phase 1 – testing different sensors and different machine learning algorithms to process optical information; the possibility of extending the studied algorithms to the analysis of Vitis satellite images will be evaluated;
- Phase 2 – based on the information obtained in phase 1, a simplified phenotyping station prototype will be planned and built, prepared for two-dimensional image analysis, and tested using the Arabidopsis thaliana model;
- Phase 3 – the platform will evolve to include three-dimensional image analysis and will be tested using the Vitis model.