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Identification and Automatic Counting of Stomata Through Epidermis Microscopic Images of A Leaf

Author(s):

Nitin K. Bhaiswar , Sinhgad college of engineering, pune; Dr. V.V. Dixit, Sinhgad college of engineering, pune

Keywords:

Stomata; Epidermis; Morphological operation; Opening by reconstruction; closing by reconstruction

Abstract

Stomata are the small pores on a surface of leaves which are responsible for the process of respiration. These stomata help plants for intake of carbon-dioxide and release of oxygen. This paper proposes method of identification and automatic counting of stomata on the microscopic image of an epidermis of a leaf. There are various methods of detection and counting of stomata. This paper uses the method of detection and automatic counting of stomata by using morphological operations. There are various morphological operations used in this paper which include dilation, erosion and opening by reconstruction, closing by reconstruction etc. This is most efficient method than others because it gives the efficiency of 94%.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV4I50407
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 5
Publication Date: 01/08/2016
Page(s): 664-668

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