Root phenomics of crops: Opportunities and challenges

Peter J. Gregory, A. Glyn Bengough, Dmitri Grinev, Sonja Schmidt, W. T.B. Thomas, Tobias Wojciechowski, Iain M. Young

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Reliable techniques for screening large numbers of plants for root traits are still being developed, but include aeroponic, hydroponic and agar plate systems. Coupled with digital cameras and image analysis software, these systems permit the rapid measurement of root numbers, length and diameter in moderate (typically
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)922-929
Number of pages8
JournalFunctional Plant Biology
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 23 2009
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Agronomy and Crop Science


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