Wheat shovelomics I: A field phenotyping approach for characterising the structure and function of root systems in tillering species

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Bennett, Malcolm; York, Larry; Foulkes, M; Slack, Shaunagh;

Wheat represents a major crop, yet the current rate of yield improvement is insufficient to meet its projected global food demand. Breeding root systems more efficient for water and nitrogen capture represents a promising avenue for accelerating yield gains. Root crown ... View more
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