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Physics and hydraulics of the rhizosphere network

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Benard, Pascal ; Zarebanadkouki, Mohsen ; Carminati, Andrea:
Physics and hydraulics of the rhizosphere network.
In: Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. Vol. 182 (2019) Issue 1 . - pp. 5-8.
ISSN 1436-8730
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jpln.201800042

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Mucilage secreted by roots and EPS produced by microorganisms alter the physical propertiesof the soil solution and impact the water dynamics in the rhizosphere. The high viscosity of mucilageand EPS is responsible for the formation of thin filaments and interconnected thin lamellaethat span throughout the soil matrix maintaining the continuity of the liquid phase across the porespace even during severe drying. The impact of these mechanisms on plant and microorganismsneeds to be explored.

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Item Type: Article in a journal
Refereed: Yes
Additional notes: BAYCEER146219
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Earth Sciences > Chair Soil Physics > Chair Soil Physics - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andrea Carminati
Research Institutions
Research Institutions > Research Centres
Research Institutions > Research Centres > Bayreuth Center of Ecology and Environmental Research- BayCEER
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 500 Science
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2019 06:58
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2019 06:58
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/48141