Virtual Joint Centre on Agricultural Nitrogen
University of Nottingham
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Plant Roots:

Manipulating Plant Root Systems for Improved NUE 


  • To explore the interactions of plant phenotypes (contrasting root architecture & NUE) with soil structure and biota for Brazilian crops

  • To examine synergies of inter & cover cropping of plants with contrasting architecture

Images of experiments involving roots in a glasshouse and in the field

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