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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.
Presentation by Marc Libault, Ph.D., from the Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology at the University of Oklahoma. Recorded at the Noble Research Institute, Ardmore, Okla., on March 8, 2018.
Soil color and structure, the presence of biological activity like earthworms and dung beetles, rooting resistance, and soil smell can help farmers and ranchers determine the health of their soils.