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Plant phenometrics systems and methods and devices related thereto

United States Patent

9,429,521
August 30, 2016
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Chlorophyll fluorescence may be studied in response to a variety of environmental cues or conditions by growing phototrophic organisms under actinic illumination. Such illumination may be punctuated or disrupted to gain information about the photosynthetic properties or performance of the phototrophic organism. Instruments or devices for carrying out the method are also described.
Kramer; David (Okemos, MI), Cruz; Jeffrey (Okemos, MI), Hall; Christopher (East Lansing, MI), Kovac; William Kent (East Lansing, MI), Zegarac; Robert (Okemos, MI)
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (East Lansing, MI)
14/ 404,338
20150204787
May 30, 2013
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under DE-FG02-91ER20021 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.