TITLE

High-speed imaging snaps Venus flytrap

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Vision Systems Design;Apr2005, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study which investigated the tendency of the leaves of a Venus flytrap to close on its prey by combining a simple, theoretical model with high-speed video imaging using a complimentary metal oxide semiconductor camera from Vision Research. Application of ImageJ software in the study; Role of the plant in controlling the closure mechanism.
ACCESSION #
16788868

 

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