Water potential is underutilized by plant researchers in abiotic stress studies even though it is the only way to assess true drought conditions when determining drought tolerance in plants. Learn what water potential is and how it can improve the quality of your plant study.
Measurement Insights9 min read
Measuring soil suction—why filter paper isn't good enough
As water resource management grows more complex, the cost of water increases and humanity’s food consumption soars to an all-time high, optimizing crop yields through efficient irrigation is becoming crucial.
Near the Fukushima disaster site, scientists and citizens work tirelessly to clean radiation from affected farmland soils. Each weekend, they travel to a small village near Fukushima and labor to rehabilitate the land.
Accurate weather information is critical for understanding experimental results or modeling—and if you’re just guessing—you’ll be in trouble when it comes time for publication. You need data you can trust.
Education guides105 min read
MASTER CLASS: The Ultimate Guide to Measuring Soil Hydraulic Properties
Four resources need to be plentiful within a crop’s environment to increase biomass: CO₂, water, nutrients, and PAR. In this webinar, Dr. Campbell dives deep into the measurement and implications of PAR.
Webinars45 min watch
Weather Data: Why Accuracy is More Complicated Than You Think
Natalie Aguirre, a PhD candidate and plant physiology and chemical ecology researcher at Texas A&M University, dives into her research on pathogen infection, water stress, and how plants communicate and defend themselves.
Podcast 45 minutes
Episode 20: The Impact of Seasonal Vegetation on Coastal Dune Storm Recovery