CID Bio-Science: Feb. 2015, Getting to the Root
March 30, 2016 at 5:43 am | Updated March 30, 2016 at 5:43 am | 2 min read
The CI-600 In-Situ Root Imager:
- Provides high-resolution, color images of living roots in the soil.
- Enables observation of root growth and behavior over time through one or multiple growing seasons.
- Delivers fast, accurate root and soil images in a portable, field-ready device.
To learn more about the CI-600 In-Situ Root Imager and our other CID Bio-Science products, please visit our products page. For pricing information please submit a quote request or contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 833-8835.
Outposts: CI-600 In-Situ Root Imager at the Arctic Station
Icebergs dot the bay along the coast of Disko Island, home of the University of Copenhagen’s Arctic Station. Here researchers study environmental issues impacting the Polar Regions, including physical geography, botany, and zoological research.
Dr. Marie Frost Arndal, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, is heading a research project studying root dynamics in the Arctic. Her team is using the CI-600 root scanner and minirhizotrons to measure diameter, length, and growth patterns of individual roots, investigating the effects of increased snow accumulation, removal of above-ground shrub biomass and seasonal warming on root dynamics. Dr. Arndal’s project will analyze root growth patterns for several years to estimate longevity under different climate conditions.
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New Research featuring the CI-600 In-Situ Root Imager
Elevated CO2 enhances health risk of heavy metals in different paddy-rice species growing in Cu/Cd contaminated soils
Publication: Journal of Chemical Engineering Research Studies
Authors: Huibin, W., Zhengguo, S., Fei, L., Xiao, W., Weiwen, Q., Zhongi, L., Shirong, T.
ISSN: 2394- 1154
Net ecosystem carbon balance of an apple orchard
Publication: European Journal of Agronomy
Authors: Zanotelli, D., Montagnani, L., Manca, G., Scandellari, F., Tagliavini, M.
Traceable Calibration, Performance Metrics, and Uncertainty Estimates of Minirhizotron Digital Imagery for Fine-Root Measurements
Publication: PLOS ONE
Authors: Roberti, J., SanClements, M., Loescher, H., Ayres, E.
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