Final Chance to apply for The Brian Chambers International Award for early career researchers in crop nutrition

14th September 2016

The deadline for applications is Thursday 15th September 2016 for applications to the Brian Chambers International Award for early career researchers in crop nutrition

Organised by the International Fertiliser Society, a new award scheme for researchers working at the M.Sc or Ph.D levels, or equivalent, who can demonstrate how their work will provide practical benefits to farm crop nutrition.

10 BASIS Points available for 2016 Annual Meeting

24th August 2016

CPD Credits available for those registered with BASIS

BASIS has today confirmed 10 credits will be awarded for attending the two day 2016 Annual Meeting "Soil, Security and Society" at the University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom on the 7th and 8th September 2016.

The credits are as follows - 2 Crop protection, 6 Environment and 2 Personal Development.

Researchers image roots in the ground

24th August 2016

It's a familiar hazard of vacation time: While you're conspicuously absent, your colleagues in the office forget to water and fertilize the plants -- often leaving behind nothing but a brownish skeleton.

Whether a plant thrives or wastes away depends above all on whether its roots get enough water and nutrients. Geophysicists have now visualized such processes for the first time using electrical impedance tomography.