Professor of Agriculture, University of Adelaide
My research interests are nurient cycling and microbial ecology. In the past, I concentrated on interactions between plant roots and microbes in the rhizosphere and how this influences phopshorus uptake by plants. Then I became more interested in soil organic carbon dynamics and how they are affected by soil salinity and water content. Of particular interest to me now are organic carbon dynamics in: sandy soils amended with clay; acid sulfate soils.
Our current methods of food production are unsustainable – in his latest book, George Monbiot considers the alternatives
Jun 23, 2022 07:05 am UTC| Insights & Views
In his new book Regenesis, journalist and environmental activist George Monbiot describes problems associated with agriculture now and into the future. He also gives examples of how agriculture can be improved to produce...
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