RootBox

RootBox is developed by Daniel Leitner and Andrea Schnepf and provides Matlab tools to easily create time dependent branched geometries of growing plant root systems. The resulting root systems can be coupled to arbitrary soil models such as nutrient and water uptake models.

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Key features

Videos

New graphical user interface (GUI)

It is now easier to create root archtiecture models using the new GUI. For a quick introduction refer to this quick guide.

GUI

The corresponding publication is currently under review.

Download

Download the latest versions of the Matlab files:

(20.8.2015): RootBox_v6b.zip
(26.6.2014): RootBox_v5e.zip
(28.6.2013): RootBox_v5a.zip

Older versions are available at www.boku.ac.at/marhizo.

References describing or using RootBox

Other relevant references

Contact

Computational Science Center
University of Vienna

Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Wien
T: +43-1-4277-23701