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Table 2 Year, tubes imaged, images collected, days required and efficiency of imaging

From: Installation and imaging of thousands of minirhizotrons to phenotype root systems of field-grown plants

Year Beginning of Tube Imaging End of Tube Imaging Tubes Imaged Images Collected Average Tubes per Plot Imaging Days Average Cameras Used Per Day Operators per Camera Total worker days Average Tubes Imaged per Worker Hour Average Tubes Imaged per 8 h per camera
2017 8/7/2017 8/17/2017 1053 109,473 2.00 9 2.33 1 21.0 6.28 50.2
2018 7/17/2018 8/6/2018 2966 319,726 3.17 16 3 1 48.0 7.72 61.8
2019 7/30/2019 8/14/2019 2872 295,971 3.88 11 4 1 44.0 8.16 65.3