Crop & Soil Systems Research
I have a background in ecology and evolutionary biology with application to agriculture. I am particularly interested the wide range of approaches that can be employed to protect crops against biotic stresses. My research is currently targeted towards developing Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies in order to reduce reliance on fungicides in arable farming systems. I also work with stakeholders to understand the barriers to adoption of best pest management practices and identify solutions to overcome them.
My research interests include:
None at present.
Address: Crop & Soil Systems, Scotland's Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Main Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JG