A Review of Deep Learning in The Field of Plant Root Segmentation


  • Weichen Liao




Plant root segmentation, Deep learning, Root morphology, Image segmentation.


Plant root segmentation is an important research task, which is of great significance for understanding plant growth and development process. Deep learning has become a research direction worthy of attention in this field. This paper mainly introduces plant root segmentation methods based on deep learning, and reviews the application of various methods in different fields. The problems of data quality, model fitting ability and real-time performance, and the significance of transfer learning, multi-task learning and reinforcement learning in application are put forward. Finally, it is pointed out that future research should focus on how to better cope with the challenges of root morphology and scale change, and pay more attention to the robustness and scalability of the algorithm. In conclusion, deep learning has had an important impact on image segmentation of plant roots.


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How to Cite

Liao, W. (2023). A Review of Deep Learning in The Field of Plant Root Segmentation. Academic Journal of Science and Technology, 7(1), 25–30. https://doi.org/10.54097/ajst.v7i1.10983