High-resolution 3D microscopy shows how plants adapt flexibly to their surroundings — ScienceDaily

Plants use their roots to search for water. While the main root digs down-wards, a large number of fine lateral roots explore the soil on all sides. As researchers from Nottingham, Heidelberg and Goethe University of Frankfurt report in the current issue of Nature Plants, the lateral roots already “know” very early on where they […]