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Roots platform receives Edmund Optics award

Posted: September 21, 2013

The Edmund Optics 2013 Higher Education Grant Competition awarded second place to the Roots lab at Penn State U. to support development of a high-throughput root phenotyping platform for crop research.
The Roots lab is developing a high-throughput 3D root imaging pipeline.

The Roots lab is developing a high-throughput 3D root imaging pipeline.

 

The Roots lab placed among the 2013 Edmund Optics award recipients, receiving $7,500 to improve a laser optics platform for phenotyping roots of important crop and model plant species to advance understanding of plant physiology and genetics.

Edmund Optics grant competition: http://www.edmundoptics.com/market-solutions/promotions/grant-program/