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Phenome 2020 Presentation Recaps by Zihao Zheng

Last week, the Phenome 2020 meeting took place in Tucson, Arizona. Plantae Fellow and Plant Phenomics Community Network Leader Zihao Zheng attended, photographed, and summarized each talk. To get an idea of what the conference check out these tweet-length summaries.   elink.io | See Original See…

Plantae Webinar - Transdisciplinary Plant Phenomics and Phenotyping for Maize Crop Improvement

When: Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 12 PM PST (UTC-8) | 2 PM CST (UTC-6) | 3 PM EST (UTC -5) Emerging tools in plant phenomics and high-throughput field phenotyping are redefining possibilities for decisions in plant breeding and agronomy as well as discoveries in the plant sciences more broadly.…

Local and Global Root Growth Dynamics in Maize

Jiang et al. use time-lapse 3D imaging, computer vision, and mathematical modeling to quantify root system architecture. Plant Cell https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.19.00015  By Ni Jiang and Christopher Topp, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center   Background: Root systems are the literal foundations…