Visit the “Data” tab to view updated information on the PMI SFA’s bacterial and fungal collections as well as Populus transgenics.
Unearthing the secrets of plant health, carbon storage with rhizosphere-on-a-chip
Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created a miniaturized environment to study the ecosystem around poplar tree roots for insights into plant health and soil carbon sequestration. More Info
Watching Plant Roots Grow in a Transparent Simulated Soil
Scientists have developed a rhizosphere-on-a-chip with a transparent, simulated soil structure that allows scientists to view how roots grow over time through the pores in the soil. More Info
Revealing the secret lives of plants and microbes
An in depth look at Jennifer Morrel-Falvey, an integral member of the Plant-Microbes SFA. More Info