News tagged with plant physiologist

High CO2 spurs wetlands to absorb more carbon

(Phys.org) —Under elevated carbon dioxide levels, wetland plants can absorb up to 32 percent more carbon than they do at current levels, according to a 19-year study published in Global Change Biology from t ...

Jul 16, 2013 4.6 / 5 (9) 12 | with audio podcast

Developing hardier, weather-resistant crops

At first, the back room of plant physiologist Edgar Spalding's lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison might be mistaken for an alien space ship set straight out of a Hollywood movie. It's a room bathed in low-red light ...

Feb 14, 2012 not rated yet 0

Imaging cereals for increased crop yields

University of Adelaide computer scientists are developing image-based technology which promises a major boost to the breeding of improved cereal varieties for the harsher environmental conditions expected under climate change.

Jun 17, 2011 not rated yet 0