Lentil roots are the focus of a new research project

AGRICULTURE Victoria is looking into new research that aims to discover root traits of lentils to help breeders develop drought-tolerant varieties to increase production of the pulse.

Lentil roots are the focus of a new research project Lentil roots are the focus of a new research project Lentil roots are the focus of a new research project Lentil roots are the focus of a new research project Lentil roots are the focus of a new research project

Dr Shiwangni Rao installing a rhizotron tube as part of her field research at the Agriculture Victoria Research Horsham SmartFarm. Image courtesy Agriculture Victoria.

Understanding the root architecture of lentils will benefit both breeders and grain growers.

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