Philip N. Benfey

Philip N. Benfey
Paul Kramer Distinguished Professor of Biology
CMB - Biology
Campus mail: 130 Science Drive, Room 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-7338

Education and Training

  • University of Paris (France), B.S. 1981
  • Harvard University , Ph.D. 1986

Selected Grants and Awards

Publications

High-throughput, noninvasive imaging of root systems

Root systems are complex structures key to plant health. The three-dimensional distribution of the root system, known as the root architecture, is important for optimal uptake of water and nutrients, as well as anchorage in the soil.

High-throughput, noninvasive imaging of root systems.

Root systems are complex structures key to plant health. The three-dimensional distribution of the root system, known as the root architecture, is important for optimal uptake of water and nutrients, as well as anchorage in the soil.

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