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Darren M Wells

Principal Research Fellow in Plant and Crop Biophysics, Faculty of Science



Senior Research Fellow in Plant and Crop Biophysics

Research interests cover fundamental and applied aspects of plant and crop root biology. Current research areas include:

  • Development of laboratory, growth room and glasshouse-scale phenotyping platforms
  • Root tropisms
  • Field phenotyping technology development

Research Summary

Current Research Projects:

Engineering root architecture using a predictive integrative systems biology approach

Root SAT-NAV: uncovering the molecular mechanisms guiding root angle in soil

FUTUREROOTS: Redesigning root architecture for improved crop performance

Selected Publications

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