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Orals SSS4.1

SSS4.1

Modification of soils by plants: sustainability by design
Convener: Paul Hallett  | Co-Convener: Philip White 
Orals
 / Mon, 28 Apr, 13:30–15:15  / Room B6
Posters
 / Attendance Mon, 28 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Blue Posters

Monday, 28 April 2014
Room B6
13:30–13:45
EGU2014-2332
Mucilage: The hydraulic bridge between roots and soil (solicited)
Andrea Carminati, Mohsen Zarabanadkouki, Eva Kroener, and Mutez A. A. Ahmed
13:45–14:00
EGU2014-14433
Assessing the influence of the rhizosphere on the water release characteristic using X-ray Computed Tomography (solicited)
Saoirse Tracy, Keith Daly, Neil Crout, Malcolm Bennett, Tony Pridmore, John Foulkes, Ian Sinclair, Tiina Roose, and Sacha Mooney
14:00–14:15
EGU2014-364
Tracking soil structural changes during root growth with sequential X-Ray CT scanning (solicited)
Sonja Schmidt, Glyn Bengough, and Paul Hallett
14:15–14:30
EGU2014-10166
How far roots and exudates can transform the soil structure and porosity?
Alice Johannes, Roxane Kohler-Milleret, Frédéric Lamy, and Pascal Boivin
14:30–14:45
EGU2014-15491
Improving predictions of root biomechanical properties, is age a better determinant than diameter?
Kenneth Loades, Paul Hallett, Jonathan Lynch, Joseph Chimungu, and Anthony Bengough
14:45–15:00
EGU2014-11870
Soil zymography - A novel technique for mapping enzyme activity in the rhizosphere (solicited)
Marie Spohn
15:00–15:15
EGU2014-2337
The Importance of Juvenile Root Traits for Crop Yields
Philip White, Michael Adu, Martin Broadley, Lawrie Brown, Lionel Dupuy, Timothy George, Neil Graham, John Hammond, Rory Hayden, Konrad Neugebauer, Mark Nightingale, Gavin Ramsay, Catherine Thomas, Jacqueline Thompson, Jane Wishart, and Gladys Wright