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Resources for Crop Nutrition

We have a number of specialised facilities to support studies on soil and nutrient management.

Our facilities include:

  • Site with depleted P & K status for soil nutrient studies
  • Over 6 hectares available annually for field vegetable and associated trials work (with irrigation)
  • Precision fertiliser application technology
  • Hydroponic and Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) growing facilities for accurate supply of nutrient
  • Non-destructive root growth assessment facilities
  • On-site soil and plant analytical laboratory
  • Compost mixing equipment
  • Rhizotrons (for examining roots in situ)

If you are interested in accessing our facilities please contact

Research expertise:

Rob Lillywhite

Rob Lillywhite - the nitrogen nutrition of crops and the release of nitrogen from crop residues.

Miriam Gifford

Miriam Gifford - nodulation in plants, improving nitrogen use efficiency.

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If you are interested in working with us please contact

Crop trials

Crop trials

Compost tractor

Compost application studies

Nutrition trials

Fertiliser trials