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Microstructure of an Arabidopsis Leaf Disk

This movie shows the microstructure of a 3 mm disk from an Arabidopsis leaf. The image was captured using X-ray computed microtomography (microCT) at The Hounsfield Facility, School of Biosciences,…

From  Craig Sturrock on June 22nd, 2020 0 likes 68 plays 0  

Maize Root System

This movie shows the root system development of a maize (Zea mays) seeding grown in a clay loam soil. The image was captured using X-ray computed microtomography (microCT) at The Hounsfield Facility,…

From  Craig Sturrock on June 22nd, 2020 0 likes 63 plays 0  

Rhizosphere microstrucuture around a wheat root.

This movie shows the microstructure of the rhizosphere surrounding a wheat root. The image was captured using X-ray computed microtomography (microCT) at The Hounsfield Facility, School of…

From  Craig Sturrock on June 19th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Biosciences 360 facilities tour

Take a look around our Sutton Bonington Campus to see the range of facilities available to students studying in the School of Biosciences. www.nottingham.ac.uk/biosciences

From  Tom Travis on February 12th, 2018 0 likes 648 plays 0  

Exploring new ways to feed the world

In the face of climate change we must develop new, resilient crops. Yields must also increase to feed the additional two billion people expected by 2050. Future Food addresses the challenge of…

From  Debs Storey on June 19th, 2017 0 likes 1,045 plays 0  

Bhavya Dhanaraj - MSc Plant Genetic Manipulation

Postgraduate student Bhavya talks about studying the one year taught Masters degree in Plant Genetic Manipulation. More information: …

From  Debs Storey on November 20th, 2015 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Talk on Bambara Groundnut impresses at UK PlantSci 2014

One of the two prize winners speaking in the ‘Future generations’session of this year's UK PlantSci event organised by UK Plant Sciences Federation was Presidor Kendabie. The…

From  Elizabeth Cass on April 15th, 2014 0 likes 95 plays 0  

Marissa Aliah Binti Zainal - Plant Biotechnology

Biosciences student, Marissa Binti Aliah Zainal, talks about studying for an undergraduate degree in plant biotechnology at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

From  brznc3 on November 22nd, 2013 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria helps crops to 'feed' themselves

World changing technology developed by experts at The University of Nottingham enables crops to take nitrogen from the air reducing the use of expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers.

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Rebecca Smith - PhD Plant and Crop Sciences

Rebecca talks about her research in the glasshouses on Sutton Bonington Campus.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 80 plays 0  

Detecting Diseases in Coconuts

Professor Matt Dickinson explains how this research has led to the development of a transportable device which can detect harmful pathogens in coconut trees and other plants. Video by Debs Storey…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 4 plays 0