Soil & Water Management Centre

Developing & improving your soils

Soil Biochemistry and Biodiversity

Theme Leader: Dr Matt Back

The following students are currently involved with a Soil Biochemistry and Biodiversity PhD.

Click on the link and you will be taken to a students individual page.


Research Title Director of Studies Sponsor 
William Watts

Factors affecting biofumigation success in managing potato cyst nematodes Matt Back  
Katarzyna Dybal Characterisation of Potato Cyst Nematode Populations in Great Britain for Sustainable Crop Management Matt Back

Charlotte Rowley Investigating effect of natural enemies and environmental conditions on soil populations of saddle gall midge (Haplodiplosis marginata) Tom Pope  
Alex McCormack

Soil borne pathogens of oilseed rape:  assessing their distribution and potential contribution to yield decline
Matt Back

Grace Smith (p-t) The effect of biosolid applications on crops and soil biota Keith Chaney  
Bruno Ngala The use of Brassica Species for the Management of Potato Cyst Nematode Infestations of Potatoesn Matt Back  


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