News & Views

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What’s new?

  • September – Article from the University of Notthingham, United Kingdom, on effects of damping-off caused by Rhizoctonia solani anastomosis group 2-1 on roots of wheat and oil seed rape
  • June – Rhizoctonia research project on soil-borne pathogens in oilseed rape (OSR)
  • March – Interesting talk by Stefano Mancuso, professor at the University in Florence, Italy on the intelligence of plants and the function of roots
  • February – Interesting article on the effect of phosphorus availability on root growth
  • December – Article from the University of Padua that looks into the biostimulant effect of the seed applied fungicide sedaxane on young maize seedlings
  • November – Article from the Iowa State University about seed treatment effects on corn seedlings coinfected with Rhizoctonia solani and the corn lesion nematode Pratylenchus penetrans
  • June – Two new references
    Presentation of a study by Dr. Thomsen on the geographic distribution and DNA-disease severity of different Rhizoctonia-species in wheat and corn
    Article about the relationship between root morphology and grain yield of wheat in north-western Australia
  • May – Two new references
    – An article about how roots use sound to find water
    – A presentation on soil health
  • March – Live-stream videos from the CIS Root Health Forum