Data acquisition workflow using MVS-Pheno. Preparing labels for a shoot in an experiment (a), including the bar code, cultivar name (AD268), growth stage (V5), ecoregion (Beijing), and planting density (6 plants/m2). Transplanting shoots to pots in the field (b). The prepared bar code affixed to its corresponding pot (c). The pots and shoots placed on the device (d). The device is started by scanning the bar code using a wireless bar code scanner (e). Automatic image sequence acquisition using the console (f).