Ben Pennington

PhD student
Department:Crop Science and Production Systems
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Research Interests

My PhD project is jointly funded by The University of Dundee and The East Malling Trust and is titled ‘Imaging, analysis and modelling of root growth’.

The aims are: (1) to evaluate methods of imaging root growth in the newly-refurbished National Rhizotron  Laboratory facility at EMR. (2) to focus on best methods of extracting and analysing data, for modelling root growth. It is in the area of translation of digitised images into meaningful data and predictive models of root growth where we see a major research need and most potential for rapid progress.

Poster: Approaches to rhizotron image analysis

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