TITLE

Give little roots some respect

AUTHOR(S)
Gillis, Ana Maria
PUB. DATE
December 1995
SOURCE
BioScience;Dec95, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p749
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the smallest roots far out on the ends may do the most work when it comes to drawing nitrogen into plants. Relationship between root structure and carbon cycling; Roots of the smallest diameter as best fodder for the soil's microbial community; Differences in carbon/nitrogen ratios in different parts of the root.
ACCESSION #
9512100093

 

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