Results for pages tagged with "plant roots"
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Scientists to study plant root function, add knowledge for improving efficient nutrient uptake in agricultural crops
Roots are more than just the location where soil and plants come into contact. They play a critical role in the environment and hold a great deal of promise for helping us improve agricultural sustainability.
Wolfgang Busch, Ph.D., associate professor in the plant molecular and cellular biology laboratory at Salk, presented "To grow or not to grow - novel genetic and molecular mechanisms that determine root growth" as part of the Research Seminar Series at 9 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 5.
One of the greatest challenges facing agriculture is economic uncertainty. Farmers and ranchers can mitigate economic risk by building resiliency in their operations, and Noble research aims to help.