U of I Researchers Unlock Secrets of Corn Roots (image) University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption University of Illinois researchers have developed technology to examine corn root complexity and how it impacts corn development. Credit University of Illinois Usage Restrictions Use with associated news release only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.