Field Book

Field Book


Field Book is a simple app for taking phenotypic notes on field research plots. Collecting data in the field has traditionally been a laborious process requiring writing notes by hand followed by transcription. We have created Field Book to replace paper field books to enable increased collection speed with greater data integrity.


Field Book can collect data in the following formats: numeric, percentage, categorical, date, Boolean, text, photo, counter, rust rating, and audio. Traits are defined by the user and can be exported and transferred between devices. Sample files are provided with the installation.


Development of Field Book was supported by the Collaborative Crop Research Program of The McKnight Foundation (http://ccrp.org/). The source and issue tracker for Field Book can be found here ( https://github.com/trife/Field-Book ). A journal article describing Field Book was published in 2014 in Crop Science ( http://dx.doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2013.08.0579 ).


Field Book was developed for 7" tablets and may not display correctly with smaller or larger screens.

Recent changes:
v2.4.5
✓ Reorganized export layout
✓ New Advanced Setting to show DataGrid on the main screen (beta)
✓ New Advanced Setting to open directly to camera to scan barcodes
✓ Plot scrolling speed accelerates the longer the arrow is pressed
✓ New Advanced Setting to disable left, right, or both entry arrows if no data has been collected
✓ Field Book checks for updates
✓ Bug fixes and improvements
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About Field Book
Field Book is a simple app for taking phenotypic notes on field research plots. Collecting data in the field has traditionally been a laborious process requiring writing notes by hand followed by transcription. We have created Field Book to replace paper field books to enable increased collection speed with greater data integrity.


Field Book can collect data in the following formats: numeric, percentage, categorical, date, Boolean, text, photo, counter, rust rating, and audio. Traits are defined by the user and can be exported and transferred between devices. Sample files are provided with the installation.


Development of Field Book was supported by the Collaborative Crop Research Program of The McKnight Foundation (http://ccrp.org/). The source and issue tracker for Field Book can be found here ( https://github.com/trife/Field-Book ). A journal article describing Field Book was published in 2014 in Crop Science ( http://dx.doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2013.08.0579 ).


Field Book was developed for 7" tablets and may not display correctly with smaller or larger screens.

Recent changes:
v2.4.5
✓ Reorganized export layout
✓ New Advanced Setting to show DataGrid on the main screen (beta)
✓ New Advanced Setting to open directly to camera to scan barcodes
✓ Plot scrolling speed accelerates the longer the arrow is pressed
✓ New Advanced Setting to disable left, right, or both entry arrows if no data has been collected
✓ Field Book checks for updates
✓ Bug fixes and improvements

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jun 16, 2015
Really I love this software but since yesterday I face a Problem where it hang and couldn't proceed further.
A Google User
Apr 15, 2015
Solid fieldbook app. Once I got the hang of creating the import files that meet the app requirements, this app has become indispensable when taking field notes. There are certainly some options that I would like to see added to future updates, but it is fully functional and very useful as it is.