[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP130104825]
Researchers Prof Zed Rengel; Dr Arthur Diggle
Brief description Existing crop root systems are poorly suited to Australian soils with low nutrient availability. Using a simulation model to develop computer-aided design of 3-D root structure and function, tailored to particular environments, this project will enhance breeding for increased nutrient-use efficiency.
Funding Amount $330,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects