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Journal Article

'Doubling back' of mechanically impeded barley roots

R. K. M. Hay
Plant and Soil
Vol. 45, No. 1 (AUGUST 1976), pp. 307-308
Published by: Springer
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Topics: Barley, Mechanical impedance, Agricultural soils, Seminal roots, Diameters, Plant roots
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Observations of field grown barley roots, which indicate that growing root axes can avoid regions in the soil of high mechanical impedance, are described.

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