Laboratory and field techniques for measuring root distribution and architecture.

Citation data:

Tree-crop interactions: agroforestry in a changing climate, Issue: Ed. 2, Page: 258-277

Publication Year:
2015
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DOI:
10.1079/9781780645117.0258
Cabi Abstract Id:
20153360044
Author(s):
Tracy, S. R.; Mooney, S. J.; Sturrock, C. J.; Mairhofer, S.; Al-Traboulsi, M.; Bennett, M. J.; Pridmore, T. P.; Lynch, J. P.; Wells, D. M.
Publisher(s):
CABI Publishing; CABI
Tags:
agroforestry; analytical methods; computed tomography; distribution; field tests; laboratory tests; phenotypes; plant morphology; root systems; roots; techniques
book chapter description
This chapter describes the most commonly used techniques (plant phenotyping (phenomics), washing roots from soil, Rhizotron technology, Shovelomics and non-invasive X-ray computed tomography) to measure root systems under laboratory and field conditions.