Symposium--Enhancing Understanding and Quantification of Soil-Root Growth Interactions: I

Tuesday, November 3, 2009: 9:55 AM-12:20 PM
Convention Center, Room 325, Third Floor
Organizers:
Dennis Timlin and Lajpat Ahuja
10:00 AM
Physical Interactions in the Rhizosphere.
Peter Gregory, Scottish Crop Res. Inst.; Glyn Bengough, Scottish Crop Res. Inst.; Tim S. George, Scottish Crop Res. Inst.; Paul Hallett, Scottish Crop Res. Inst.
10:50 AM
Tillage and Water Deficit Stress Effects On Corn (Zea mays, L.) Root Distribution.
Joseph G. Benjamin, USDA-ARS; David C. Nielsen, USDA-ARS, Central Great Plains Res. Center
11:40 AM
Mechanical Reinforcement and Anchorage by Plant Roots in Soil.
Paul Hallett, Scottish Crop Res. Inst.; A. Glyn Bengough, Scottish Crop Res. Inst.; Ken Loades, Scottish Crop Res. Inst.; M. Fraser Bransby, Univ. of Dundee; Slobodan Mickovski, Scottish Crop Res. Inst.; Michael Davies, Univ. of Dundee; Rene Sonnenberg, Univ. of Dundee
12:05 PM
12:20 PM