Duke researchers have investigated something that is too slow for our eyes to see. A team in the laboratory of biologist Philip Benfey wanted to see how plant roots dig into the ground. So they set up a camera on rice seeds that were sprouting in clear gel and took a new picture every 15 […]
Oldham Council is looking for a landscape manager to play a key role in the maintenance, restoration and improvement of their urban farm and Northern Roots eco-park.
Scientists have discovered a signal that prevents roots from growing in hard soils that can be "turned off" so they can penetrate compacted soil – a discovery that could help plants grow in even the most damaged soils . An international research team led by scientists from the Future Food Beacon at the University of […]