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Root size, form and architecture

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For a discussion of the significance of and protocols to measure specific root length, fine root diameter, and root depth and distribution see: Cornelissen JHC, Lavorel S, et al. (2003) A handbook of protocols for standardised and easy measurement of plant functional traits worldwide. Australian Journal of Botany 51(4), 335-380. Click here for PDF.

Several excellent resources for root structure and architecture are available:

http://roots.psu.edu/en/methods

http://www.root-image-analysis.org/

A more comprehensive summary on Root size, form and architecture is currently being prepared by Louise Comas.

 


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