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Detecting Salinity Stress in Crops

Posted by: Jamie Haase
Dec. 17, 2019

Salinity inhibits growth and development in crops. Due to the extent of damage salinity causes to agriculture, it is identified as a major threat to food production. Therefore, practices to deal with the effects of salinity on crops are receiving ...

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Influence of Environment on Plants

Posted by: Jamie Haase
Dec. 11, 2019

There is no denying the importance of light for the growth of plants; however, there are many other environmental factors—such as temperature, moisture and nutrient availability, and soil type–that also influence plant growth. These factors do not act in isolation ...

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Micronutrient Research Using Leaf Area & Photosynthesis Rates to Improve Crop Yields

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Nov. 25, 2019

With the pressure to increase food production, every agricultural practice that can be optimized for improving crop yield is under scrutiny; therefore, micronutrients, which are important for crop health and growth, are receiving more attention. Agronomists are increasingly studying different ...

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Cadmium Toxicity in Plants

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Nov. 19, 2019

Cadmium is a heavy, non-biodegradable metal that is toxic to plants, people, and animals. With increasing pollution and emission of cadmium, its levels in agricultural soils are increasing. The risk to humans is high due to consumption of cadmium-contaminated food. ...

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How the University of Florida Uses 200 Root Tube Installations with the CI-602 Root Imager

Posted by: Scott Trimble
Nov. 15, 2019

The University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Plant Root Biology Laboratory led by Dr. Lorenzo Rossi is located at the Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC) in Fort Pierce, Florida. Situated in the heart ...

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