BG-Map
GreVid™
Put Plant Records and Maps in the Palm of Your Hand
Quick, Convenient, and Searchable

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Hardware Requirements

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"I love the new search feature!!! It gives us so many other ways to use GreVid and have our plant records be truly portable!"

Rhoda Maurer, Plant Records Supervisor
The Scott Arboretum

 

 

About GreVid

Plant Origin

Field Checks and Measurements

Plant Description

Plant Location

Map Display

Search Tool

 

http://www.bg-map.com/bitmaps/sct_grevid_tn.jpgBG-Map GreVid is a tool for viewing BG-BASETM plant collections records and location maps in the field using a Windows-based handheld device. Simply, enter the accession number or swipe a barcode, and tap "Go" to quickly retrieve data on any living accessioned plant. Or, use the convenient search tool to find plants by genus, location, and keywords.

GreVid is completely integrated with BG-Map Garden Notepad, allowing you to view existing records and enter new data on the same handheld device.

A data export utility, built into BG-Map makes transfer of data from BG-BASE and BG-Map to the handheld device quick and easy.

Barcode and RFID Compatible

GreVid can be used with pre-printed or user-printed barcode labels or with RFID tags.

 

Origin of Plant and How Received

  • How Received (code)
  • Provenance Type (code)
  • Accession Date
  • Collector Number
  • Country of Origin
  • Original Plant Source
  • Most Recent Plant Source
  • Barcode


Origin of Plant and How Received

Field Checks and Measurements

View the past history of field checks and measurements for any plant. Multiple entries are displayed in table format, making full use of the multi-value capabilities of BG-BASE

  • Condition (code)
  • Check Date
  • Reproductive Status (code)
  • Sex (code)
  • Check Note (free text)
  • Measured By (name of person)
  • Measurement Date
  • Height with units
  • Spread with units
  • DBH with units

View special characteristics and corresponding notes unique to each plant.


Field Checks and Measurements

 

Special Characteristics and Notes

Description, Flower and Fruit Characteristics

  • Common Name
  • Family
  • Flower Color
  • Flower Month (includes beginning, peak and end)
  • Fruit Color
  • Fruit Month (includes beginning, peak and end)
  • Range
  • Habit (code)
  • Description


Description, Flower and Fruit Characteristics

Plant Location

Multiple entries are displayed in table format, making full use of the multi-value capabilities of BG-BASE

  • Location
  • Location Change Date
  • Location Change Code
  • Number of Plants
  • Current Map Quadrant
  • BG-Map Coordinates


Plant Location and Map Status

Map Display (More Details)

The location of the selected plant is displayed on a map, which is pan-able and zoom-able.

Use the map display to assist staff in finding specific plants without the need to print out numerous location maps. It can also serve and “where am I” device. Enter or scan the accession number of a nearby plant, and GreVid will display a map showing where you are. Visitors to large or intricate gardens will find this particularly useful.

(Map display not available on GreVid and Garden Notepad Stand-Alone Version.)


Map Display

Speedy Search For Plants

Find plants quickly by genus and/or location. Results can be filtered through a search phrase containing one or more keywords. Tap on any of the displayed results to open its record.


Search by Genus, Location, and Keywords

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