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Tags: soil

Thu, 07/29/2021 - 11:06am
The shoots of plants get all of the glory, with their fruit and flowers and visible structure. But it's the portion that lies below the soil — the branching, reaching arms of roots and hairs pulling up water and nutrients — that interests plant physiologist and computer scientist, Alexander Bucksch, associate professor of Plant Biology at the University of Georgia. The health and growth of the root system has deep implications for our future.…
Tue, 10/27/2020 - 1:06pm
Manned missions to Mars, much less permanent human settlement, will require scientific breakthroughs in many fields including interstellar agriculture. Growing food presents one of the primary challenges to sending human crews to the Red Planet. The last decade of Martian surface exploration has expanded the understanding of the chemistry of its atmosphere and surface.providing valuable knowledge that support research for growing food…
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 2:11pm
In the world of climate change studies, there are extensive global and regional models but fewer site-specific models. Lindsey Cochran, a postdoctoral research associate with the University of Georgia Laboratory of Archaeology, is working with digital data from the Georgia coast to recreate models that simulate site-specific changes from now until 2100. “Archaeologists care a lot more about the context in which an artifact was found than the…
Thu, 01/04/2018 - 11:33am
The hills streets, buildings and buses are alive with the sound of classes beginning today. Student learning and success are always the priority at UGA, and the measurements of that precedence have never been stronger: In a campus-wide effort led by Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, the university has made fostering student success — both during their time on campus and after graduation — a key priority. Last year UGA became the nation’s…

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