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Low cost plant and soil health measurements using PhotosynQ

This broadcast will be about how extension agents can collaboratively collect, share, and analyze plant and soil health data from around the world using the open source PhotosynQ platform (www.photosynq.org). 

PhotosynQ is a platform for measuring plant and soil health developed at Michigan State University.  It includes a low cost. hi-tech device capable of measuring chlorophyll fluorescence, SPAD (leaf greenness), soil biological activity, soil active carbon, and a variety of other measurements. 

This talk will talk through the technology, what can be measured, and what kinds of questions and issues can be addressed using the platform.  We'll also show some data which has been collected using the platform throughout 2014 as examples.

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