The Global Plant Council sat down with Dr. Lynch to discuss his research on crop plant adaptability to drought and low soil fertility.
A full-time position is available immediately at The Pennsylvania State University for a Research Agronomist to lead a field research farm located in Willcox, Arizona.
Hannah Schneider, Ph.D. student with Jonathan Lynch, has just been awarded a Future Leaders in Science Award from the Crop Science Society of America.
The Roots Lab recently received grant from ARPA-E's Rhizosphere Observations Optimizing Terrestrial Sequestration (ROOTS) program to fund maize root research projects.
Jimmy Burridge, Ph.D. student in the Roots Lab, was quoted in an article linking traditional agricultural crops and improved health in a native american tribe in southern Arizona.
Jimmy Burridge, Ph.D. student in the Roots Lab and project manager of the USAID Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Climate-Resilient Beans, was recently highlighted in an article in Cook's Science for his work on tepary bean drought tolerance.
Dr. Jonathan Lynch and Roots Lab research was recently highlighted in a Nature News Feature, "The race to create super-crops".
The 2016 Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) Kirkham Conference took place in April 2016 at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, the theme for which was "The Root Zone: Soil Physics and Beyond."
In April 2016, Dr. Jonathan Lynch presented at the UKPPN Root Phenotyping Workshop at the University of Nottingham.
The Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences magazine highlighted Roots Lab research investigating new ways to improve nutrient acquisition by crop roots.
Earlier in 2015, Dr. Jonathan Lynch attended the Society of Experimental Botany (SEB) meeting in Prague to present a lecture on "A Second 'Green Revolution'."
Dr. Patompong Saengwilai was one of the few researchers to be selected to participate in the KMUTNB’s Remarkable Event in Honor of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn: Science, Technology & Innovation Exhibition Oct 7-9, 2015.
Every year IRRI offers the Rice Research to Production (RR2P) short course "to help young scholars advance their careers in science"
The NSF BREAD award enabled research on improving water acquisition in maize through root traits.
Jonathan Lynch was presented with the Dundee Medal at the James Hutton Institute.
Penn State News features lab study on evolution of maize root systems for nitrogen efficiency.
Automated root imaging technique developed by Alex Bucksch at GA Tech and the PSU Roots Lab is featured in Scientific American and PhysOrg.
The Apache Root Biology Center was featured in the Edible Baja Arizona magazine, which explores regional food culture and heritage.
People Behind the Science interviewed Dr. Jonathan Lynch to discuss crop development for poor soils.