Beijing 2013


Methods of studying roots

  1. Assessment of root growth in soil using a quantitative DNA assay
    An interview with Dr. Bogacki, Senior Research Agronomist, Department of Plant & Soil Health, South Australian Research & Development Institute, Australia
  2. Methods of root investigation in open fields
    We spoke with Professor Vamerali, Associate Professor in Crop Science, Department of Food Sciences, University of Palma, Italy
    Researcher, Department of Agronomy (DAFNAE), University of Padova, Italy
  3. Studying root growth and effects of Rhizoctonia in 3-D
    Interview with Dr. Ray, Assistant Professor in Crop Science, Plant and Crop Sciences, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  4. Root Health of rice: challenges and perspectives
    Interview with Dr. Oliva, Scientist, Host Plant Resistance, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines
  5. Measuring roots with soft-tissue X-ray imaging
    Interview with Mr. McDonald, President and Co-Founder, Phenotype Screening Corporation, United States
  6. Impact of soilborne diseases on stand establishment and root health of spring canola in Canada
    Interview with Dr. Hwang, Senior Research Scientist, Alberta Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Canada,
    Adjunct Professor, Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Canada

Root Health research around the globe

  1. Rhizoctonia on row crops in the Southern United States
    An interview with Dr. Rothrock, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Arkansas, United States
  2. Root disease complexes in southern Australian cropping systems
    Interview with Dr. Harvey, Team Leader Soil Ecology, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, CSIRO Sustainable Agriculture National Research Flagship, Australia
    Taishan Scholar, Shandong Academy of Sciences, China
  3. Root diseases in Argentina
    Interview with Dr. Scandiani, Plant Pathologist, Laboratorio Rio Parana, Argentina 

Syngenta technologies impacting Root Health

  1. CLARIVA™, a new technology to manage soybean cyst nematode while improving Root Health
    Interview with Dr. Pedersen, Seedcare Technology Manager, Syngenta, United States