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Leafscan: mobile app for measuring leaf surface area

Goal: http://www.leafscanapp.com. Leafscan is a mobile app that measures the area of a leaf (or leaves) from a picture. It lets you take a picture with your mobile device or load one from your Photo Library. Leafscan helps you keep track of your measurements and export them as a CSV file.

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Carlos J R Anderson
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We've added our first blog post on our website. The post discusses the use of Leafscan in a study by Clifton et al. (2020). See our Blogs page: http://www.leafscanapp.com/blog/
 
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We've added a page to our website with a list of publications and theses that reference Leafscan. Check it out at http://www.leafscanapp.com/works-that-reference-leafscan/
 
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"The mobile app Leafscan, while coming at only a nominal cost to users, also simplifies leaf area measurements by calibrating area measurements to a square of fixed area in the image background."
 
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We're pleased to announce that we've released Leafscan for Android!
Here's the Google Play page for Leafscan:
Remember that you need an appropriate reference sheet as a background for measuring your leaf's area. You can download the User Guide (which contains a reference sheet) from our website:
 
Carlos J R Anderson
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We're excited to announce that Leafscan will be available on Android very soon.
 
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A recent article used Leafscan to calculate total leaf area (Clifton et. al. 2020, Environmental Entomology).
 
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A study that used Leafscan to measure leaf area was published by Baumbauer et. al. 2019 on HortScience.
 
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We've added a web page (http://www.leafscanapp.com/frequently-asked-questions) where we answer questions we're frequently asked about Leafscan. If you have any questions, please let us know!
 
Pablo Rosas-Anderson
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Leaf areas of rice and soybean measured using Leafscan and LI-3100C.
 
Carlos J R Anderson
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We're happy to announce that we've released Leafscan to the App Store! On your iOS device, open the App Store and search for "measure leaf area" to quickly find it.
Here's the summary page on the iTunes website: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1254892230.
Don't forget to download the user guide and reference markers from our website: http://www.leafscanapp.com.
 
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Results of analyses of three more leaf types.
 
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A second set of crop leaf areas was analyzed using Leafscan and LI-3100C.
 
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Preview
 
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Leaf areas of various crops were tested with the Leafscan app and compared with the LI-3100C leaf area meter. These are the first three sets of crop leaves analyzed.
 
Carlos J R Anderson
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The initial version of the app is complete. It's currently in beta testing.
 
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http://www.leafscanapp.com. Leafscan is a mobile app that measures the area of a leaf (or leaves) from a picture. It lets you take a picture with your mobile device or load one from your Photo Library. Leafscan helps you keep track of your measurements and export them as a CSV file.