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Evolutionary tree on root foraging precision wins postdoc symposium prize

Rostamza works in Assistant Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology Gordon McNickle’s lab. Her presentation focused how root systems of different species vary in their ability to detect concentrations of nutrients in the soil, as well as the roots’ selective placement around such nutrient patches. “Certain plants, but not all, have this ability,” she explains. “Some are not precise, and some are very precise.”

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