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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 20 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 1 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  

Global Food Security and Efficient Plants

How are scientists working to double global food production by 2050? The University of Nottingham is producing world-class research into producing nutrition-efficient plants, as part of a wider look…

From  Digital Communications on June 14th, 2013 0 likes 30 plays 0