ISRR 2012: Sponsors

The  International Society of Root Research (ISRR) would like to thank the sponsors of the ISRR 2012 Roots to the Future conference.

BBSRC invests in world-class bioscience research and training on behalf of the UK public. Our aim is to further scientific knowledge, to promote economic growth, wealth and job creation and to improve quality of life in the UK and beyond. BBSRC is the principal funder of plant science and food-related research in the UK and food security is one of its key strategic drivers.

CID Bio-Science designs and manufactures instruments for the plant science research community. For root researchers, we offer an imager that quickly scans rhizotron tubes, producing large-format, high-resolution images. We also offer RootSnap! an intuitive and automated touch screen interface for analysing root system architecture images from any source.

The James Hutton Institute is a brand new international research centre based in Scotland. The work we do is right at the top of the global agenda and involves tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems including the impact of climate change and threats to food and water security.

The Journal of Experimental Botany provides an international forum for the publication of original research and review papers in the plant sciences.

Since 1954 Aquatrols has been the world leader in the development of cutting-edge soil surfactants and other specialty technologies to address the changing demands of the professional turf, ornamental, and agricultural industries. We combine state of the art research and development capabilities, a technically knowledgeable sales force, and a long history of industry expertise to serve the needs of our customers.

Bartz Technology Corporation has been an innovator in Minirhizotron cameras since 1984. In addition to our line of root-observation cameras, we design and build custom vision solutions for entomology, wildlife research, and industry. Used by the field’s leaders since the beginning, this year sees the introduction of our latest ICAP software BTC7.2.

The British Society of Soil Science is a membership organisation and charity which promotes the study and profession of Soil Science. Acting as a forum for the exchange of ideas and providing a framework to represent the views of our Members we encourage anyone with an interest in soil to join.

The Centre for Plant Integrative Biology (CPIB) at the University of Nottingham, UK, brings together biologists, engineers, mathematicians and computer scientists to address plant science questions.

Conviron is the world's largest supplier of controlled environment systems for plant science research. From small reach-in chambers to full-scale growth houses, and custom solutions – Conviron systems can be found in small start-up facilities to many of the world’s largest and most prestigious research institutions in over 90 countries.

Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau are proud to support ISRR and would like to offer a warm welcome to all delegates to Dundee & Angus. Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau supports conferences of all sizes and offer a range of FREE services, whether you are at the bid stage or just starting the planning process.

LemnaTec’s team of scientists develops hard- and software solutions for Plant Phenomics, high-throughput and high-content screening of plants, seedlings, insects and other organisms and for the automated evaluation of bio tests in ecotoxicology.

New Phytologist is an international journal offering rapid publication of high quality original research in plant science. Owned by a non-profit-making trust, we are dedicated to the promotion of plant science facilitating projects from symposia to open access for our Tansley reviews.

Plant & Cell Physiology is an international journal devoted to the publication of original papers pertaining to physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, genetics, molecular biology, gene engineering and cell engineering of plants and microorganisms.