Analyzing lateral root development: how to move forward.

@article{Smet2012AnalyzingLR,
  title={Analyzing lateral root development: how to move forward.},
  author={Ive De Smet and Philip J White and A. Glyn Bengough and Lionel X Dupuy and Boris Parizot and Ilda de Jes{\'u}s Casimiro and Renze Heidstra and Marta Laskowski and Marc Lepetit and Frank Hochholdinger and Xavier Draye and Hanma M Zhang and Martin R Broadley and Benjamin P{\'e}ret and John P Hammond and Hidehiro Fukaki and Sacha J. Mooney and Jonathan Paul Lynch and Phillipe Nacry and Ulrich Schurr and Laurent Laplaze and Philip Benfey and Tom Beeckman and Malcolm Bennett},
  journal={The Plant cell},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={15-20}
}
Roots are important to plants for a wide variety of processes, including nutrient and water uptake, anchoring and mechanical support, storage functions, and as the major interface between the plant and various biotic and abiotic factors in the soil environment. Therefore, understanding the development and architecture of roots holds potential for the manipulation of root traits to improve the productivity and sustainability of agricultural systems and to better understand and manage natural… CONTINUE READING