Rooting 2020

9th International Symposium on Root Development

University of Nottingham

Postponed to June 2021


Due to the ongoing coronavirus global pandemic Rooting 2020 has been postponed, we are now targetting June 2021, with as much of the same programme as we can manage.

More information will be shared in the coming months, as it is confirmed, both here and on the Rooting 2020 twitter feed.

Provisional Session Themes and provisionally invited speakers include
  • Plenary Seminar - Xavier Draye (UC Louvain) - Trends in Plant Science Lecture
  • Hormones and root system architecture - Karin Ljung (SLU Umea) - Frontiers in Plant Science Lecture
  • Root morphogenesis - Bert De Rybel (VIB Ghent) - EMBO Young Investigator Lecture
  • Nutrient and water uptake - Anna Amtmann (Glasgow)
  • Responses to abiotic constraints - Jonathan Lynch (Penn State, USA) - Physiologica Plantarum Lecture
  • Root biotic interactions - Caroline Gutjahr (TUM, Munich) - The Plant Journal Keynote Lecture
  • Grafting / re-generation - Charles Melnyk (SLU Uppsala) - Frontiers in Plant Science Lecture
  • Root Phenomics - ‘Hands on’ demonstrations

Thanks to generous support from our sponsors we will be offering a range of bursaries to help both students and early career researchers attend the Symposium and present their work.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 9th International Symposium on Root Development at Nottingham in June 2021.

Very best wishes on behalf of the local and international organising committees.

Stay safe,

Malcolm Bennett