Soil Science & Systems

Digging in fieldSoil Science & Systems Research focuses on:

  • Soil quality (structure, biology)
  • Agroecology
  • Nutrient Use Efficiency
  • Environmental impact - GHG emissions, carbon, mitigation, - measurement and modelling
  • Agricultural systems (crops, grassland, agroforestry)
  • Legume based cropping systems

Long-term Experiments

  • Tulloch legume based rotations
  • Woodlands Field
  • Old rotation
  • pH rotations

PhD Students - Edinburgh

Celine Delabre
Philip Stack
Andrew Innes
Frances Ryan
Stacia Stetkiewicz

Vasilis Myrgiotis

Xin Shu 
Alasdair Sykes (Future Farming Systems)
Simon Gibson-Poole (Future Farming Systems)

PhD Students - Nottingham

Mark Swaine
Sammi Coyle

Prof Christine Watson

Professor of Agricultural Systems / Team Leader - Soil Science & Systems

Address: Crop & Soils Systems, SRUC Aberdeen Campus, Craibstone Estate, Aberdeen AB21 9YA

Telephone: 01224 711 143

Fax: 01224 711 293

E-mail: christine.watson@sruc.ac.uk