Plant Science Tools

Root Measurement with Minirhizotrons


Evaluating roots while they are living in soil is vital to understanding how a plant is interacting with its environment. Our root imaging and analysis minirhizotron technology allows users to non-destructively observe and monitor root health and growth over multiple growing seasons.

Picture of CI-600 In-Situ Root Imager

CI-600

In-Situ Root Imager

Picture of CI-602 Narrow Gauge Root Imager

CI-602

Narrow Gauge Root Imager

Applications

Effects of irrigation and traffic stresses on physiological responses and water use characteristics of creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass.
View more Introducing a shrub species in a degraded steppe shifts fine root dynamics and soil organic carbon accumulations, in northwest China
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