Root and Rhizosphere Ecology

ENR 7580

The rhizosphere mediates plant nutrient acquisition, sustains microbial communities, contributes to disease suppression, and regulates global nutrient cycles, directly impacting crop production and ecosystem services. This course will provide an overview of root morphology, root production and turnover, rhizosphere communities, nutrient cycling and rhizosphere responses to climate change.

Course Level: 
Graduate
Unit(s): 
2.0
Semesters Offered: 
Autumn 2020
Campuses: 
Columbus