Beyond “shovelomics:” Growing cassava in the air helps study the plant’s mysterious roots


Maria Elker Montoya, a co-author of the study, works with suspended cassava plants in an aeroponics system used for the research. (Credit: CIAT) Scientists tossed aside the shovel and studied cassava roots as they grew in real time, suspended in the air. The innovative use of aeroponics may usher in a new era of science for […]
Source: CIAT blog