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GRDC Code: UOQ1910-002RMX
Synchrotron Postdoctoral Fellow no. 1: Soil - root interactions using intact field soil cores.

Research on root morphology, distribution and function are complicated by the difficulties associated with taking root measurements without causing root damage or impacting the validity of experiments.

This investment will develop methods based on Synchroton technologies to examine root distribution and growth in large intact soil cores collected from current field trials.

Project start date:
15/10/2019
Project end date:
30/06/2023
Crop type:
Wheat, Canola/Rapeseed
Region:
National
Organisation:
The University of Queensland
Key Investment Target:
3.6

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