ch7rac: RAC Data for the Vectorized Root System of a Young Oak Tree


For each observation date, this dataset obtained with Data Analysis of Root Tracings summarizes the length of each root constituting the vectorized root system of a young oak tree (Quercus robur L.) growing in a vertical rhizobox.




A data frame containing the following columns:



Pages L., Serra V. (1994) Growth and branching of the taproot of young oak trees - a dynamic study, Journal of Experimental Botany, 45, 1327–1334.

Le Bot J., Serra V., Fabre J., Draye X., Adamowicz S., Pages L. (2010) DART: a software to analyse root system architecture and development from captured images, Plant and Soil, DOI: 10.1007/s11104-009-0005-2.

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