I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Crop and Environment Sciences Department with expertise in horticulture, urban greening and in physical, chemical and structural properties of growing media.
Current research projects:
A collaborative project bringing together academic and industry expertise. The project aims to identify novel alleles for increasing the resistance of lettuce to B. cinerea and S. sclerotiorum to facilitate downstream breeding approaches.
A collaboration between Harper Adams University and EviEM in Sweden to collate, assess and systematically map research evidence relating to:The impact of neonicotinoid insecticides on the environment, mitigation measures to reduce the impact of this class of insecticides on the environment, and the potential environmental and economic impacts of maintaining the EU moratorium or not using this class of products.
Recent research projects:
Harper Adams University supports Food and Farming Futures, the online land-based library.