Oldřich Chloupek

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Most agronomy practices such as fertilization, irrigation, and soil treatment involve plant root interactions. However, the role of plant roots is rarely assessed during agricultural experiments due to the lack of suitable methods. Plant varieties with a larger root system use soil water and nutrients in dry environments more effectively than varieties with(More)
Wheat is a major source of protein for human food, a critical issue at a time when mankind is growing by 77 million people per year. Wheat was domesticated approximately 10,000 years ago and has been systematically bred for about 200 years. However, this breeding selection has been done using only aerial plant parts. Indeed, wheat roots, the hidden half of(More)
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