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Root Box Evaluation of Maize Seedlings

This method allows the screening of hundreds of maize seedlings for root system architectural traits.

Screening of root traits in seedlings may help predict the architecture of adult plants. A new method has been developed by Bob Snyder for the evaluation of such traits in young maize plants. Download the PDF at the bottom of the page for a complete guide.

Root Box Bank

7 day old maize seedling