Coping with flooding: nutrient transport in oxygen-deprived roots [ 2012 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Prof Timothy David Colmer; Prof Dr Mikio Nakazono; Prof Sergey Shabala

Brief description Flooding damages plants by reducing oxygen supply to roots. The project will study effects of low oxygen on nutrient transport by roots. Understanding root functioning during low oxygen will enhance knowledge of plant acclimation to soil water logging. The project will contribute to the National Goal of 'Responding to Climate Change and Variability'.

Funding Amount $441,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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