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Research Article

A Comparative Analysis of Quantitative Metrics of Root Architecture

Table 3

Summary of the most important variables selected by random forest model for each phenotyping metric evaluated for bean root system and maize root system.

Phene aggregatesPhenes
Axial root lengthNo. of rootsLRBDAngleDiameterLateral root length

Total lengthMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Total areaMaize
Bean
MaizeMaize
Bean
BeanMaize
Bean
Total volumeMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Volume distributionMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
MaizeMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Max # of rootsMaize
Bean
MaizeMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Median # of rootsMaize
Bean
MaizeMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
BushinessMaize
Bean
MaizeMaize
Bean
BeanMaizeMaize
Bean
Max depthMaize
Bean
MaizeMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Max widthMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Convex hull areaMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Convex hull volumeMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Ellipse minor axisMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Ellipse major axisMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Ellipse aspect ratioMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
BeanMaize
Bean
BeanMaize
Bean
SolidityMaize
Bean
MaizeMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
FDMaize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
Maize
Bean
FAMaize
Bean
MaizeMaize
Bean
BeanMaize
Bean