2012

Measuring Roots

An Updated Approach

Editors:

ISBN: 978-3-642-22066-1 (Print) 978-3-642-22067-8 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Lab Methods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Higher Plants: Structural Diversity of Roots

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      Pages 25-49

      Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy and Roots

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      Pages 51-65

      Multi Electrode Arrays (MEAs) and the Electrical Network of the Roots

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 67-81

      The Vibrating Probe Technique in the Study of Root Physiology Under Stress

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      Pages 83-92

      The Use of Planar Optodes in Root Studies for Quantitative Imaging

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      Pages 93-108

      Applications of Confocal Microscopy in the Study of Root Apparatus

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      Pages 109-126

      High-Throughput Quantification of Root Growth

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      Pages 127-133

      Flat Optical Scanner Method and Root Dynamics

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      Pages 135-148

      3D Quantification of Plant Root Architecture In Situ

  3. Field Methods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-188

      Geophysical Imaging Techniques

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      Pages 189-211

      Multi-electrode Resistivity Imaging

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      Pages 213-245

      Using Ground-Penetrating Radar to Detect Tree Roots and Estimate Biomass

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      Pages 247-266

      Root Structure: In Situ Studies Through Sap Flow Research

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      Pages 267-290

      Root Function: In Situ Studies Through Sap Flow Research

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      Pages 291-302

      Fine Root Dynamics and Root Respiration

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      Pages 303-339

      Biases and Errors Associated with Different Root Production Methods and Their Effects on Field Estimates of Belowground Net Primary Production

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 341-361

      Minirhizotrons in Modern Root Studies

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      Pages 363-373

      Fine Root Turnover

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 375-382