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1. (WO2018122242) HANDHELD DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING A PLANT STATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/122242    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/084614
Publication Date: Fri Jul 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Dec 28 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G06T 7/90
A01G 25/16
G01J 3/28
G01N 33/00
G01N 21/84
G01J 3/02
G01J 3/36
G01J 3/50
G01J 3/51
Applicants: YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA
Inventors: REUSCH, Stefan
Title: HANDHELD DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING A PLANT STATUS
Abstract:
The invention relates to a handheld device and method for determining a status of one or more plants. The device includes a digital color camera arranged for obtaining a color image of plants within a field of view, a light source arranged for providing broadband illumination to the plants within the field of view, and a processing unit arranged for controlling the camera and the light source for obtaining a first image of the plants while the light source illuminates the plants with broadband illumination, and obtaining a second image of the plants while the light source does not illuminate the plants.