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    1987 …2023

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    Research Interests

    Sustainable management of soil fertility, particularly concerning the use of green manure crops and the utilisation of waste materials in the form of soil amendments such as compost, anaerobic digestate and biochar for field applications and in growing media. I am also interested in intercropping, the use of heritage vegetable varieties (particularly legumes) alternatives to the use of plastics in agriculture and citizen science as a method for improving agricultural practice.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Biotechnology, Doctorate, Somatic embryogenesis for plant propagation, De Montfort University

    Applied Biology (BSc), Degree, University College of North Wales

    External positions

    Honorary Associate, Garden Organic


    • SB Plant culture
    • Organic agriculture
    • Soil fertility
    • Crop varieties
    • Utilisation of wastes
    • Citizen science


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