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CSIRO Waite Campus Seminar: Agroforestry Talks
Oct 14, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The following seminar will take place at 11:00 am on Monday 14th October in the CSIRO Building 1 Seminar Room.
Gate 4, Waite Road, Waite Campus Urrbrae
Deep root processes: their importance in Agroforestry and improvements in monitoring & measurement
Dr Christophe Jourdan
Plant root architect and physiologist | CIRAD, Montpellier France
Dr Christophe Jourdan will talk about his research on deep root processes in Brazil and Senegal within an Agroforestry context, and his developments in automated scanning systems for real-time monitoring of root activity.
Understanding the Underground of Agroforestry ecosystems
Dr Isabelle Bertrand
Department of Environment and Agronomy | French National Institute for Agricultural Research.
Isabelle Bertrand will talk about the impact of trees and herbaceous lines on roots-microbe interactions, resistance/resilience of soil functions, and the spatial heterogeneity of soil quality within Agroforestry systems.
Enquiries to Lynne MacDonald: Lynne.Macdonald@csiro.au