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Table 1 Evaluation of cutting machines for plant sectioning

From: High throughput phenotyping of cross-sectional morphology to assess stalk lodging resistance

Problems Chop saw Angle grinder Water jet Trim saw
Coarse blade Fine blade Tile blade
Burnt/discolored imaging surface   X     
Ripped or torn rind X X X    
Pulled vascular bundles X X X X   
Uneven imaging surface X X X X X