An evaluation of noninvasive methods to estimate foliar chlorophyll content

  title={An evaluation of noninvasive methods to estimate foliar chlorophyll content},
  author={Andrew D. Richardson and Shane P. Duigan and Graeme Pierce Berlyn},
  journal={New Phytologist},
Summary • Over the last decade, technological developments have made it possible to quickly and nondestructively assess, in situ, the chlorophyll (Chl) status of plants. We evaluated the performance of these optical methods, which are based on the absorbance or reflectance of certain wavelengths of light by intact leaves. • As our benchmark, we used standard extraction techniques to measure Chla, Chlb, and total Chl content of paper birch (Betula papyrifera) leaves. These values were compared… 

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