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Assessing the influence of the rhizosphere on soil hydraulic properties using X-ray computed tomography and numerical modelling (2015)
Journal Article
Daly, K. R., Mooney, S. J., Bennett, M. J., Crout, N. M., Roose, T., & Tracy, S. R. (2015). Assessing the influence of the rhizosphere on soil hydraulic properties using X-ray computed tomography and numerical modelling. Journal of Experimental Botany, 66(8), 2305-2314. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/eru509

Understanding the dynamics of water distribution in soil is crucial for enhancing our knowledge of managing soil and water resources. The application of X-ray computed tomography (CT) to the plant and soil sciences is now well established. However, f... Read More about Assessing the influence of the rhizosphere on soil hydraulic properties using X-ray computed tomography and numerical modelling.

Three-dimensional quantification of soil hydraulic properties using X-ray Computed Tomography and image-based modeling (2015)
Journal Article
Tracy, S. R., Daly, K. R., Sturrock, C. J., Mooney, S. J., Crout, N. M., & Roose, T. (2015). Three-dimensional quantification of soil hydraulic properties using X-ray Computed Tomography and image-based modeling. Water Resources Research, 51(2), 1006-1022. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014WR016020

We demonstrate the application of a high-resolution X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) method to quantify water distribution in soil pores under successive reductive drying. We focus on the wet end of the water release characteristic (WRC) (0 to −75 kPa)... Read More about Three-dimensional quantification of soil hydraulic properties using X-ray Computed Tomography and image-based modeling.