Professor of Plant Sciences, University of California,
Ph.D. Cornell University, NY. Agronomy and International
B. Agric. Sci. First Class Honors, University of Adelaide,
President/Convener, Int. Colloquium on Plant Nutrition
Chair, International Agriculture Graduate Group
Director International Programs
International Agricultural Development Masters Program. 2005-2008
Fulbright Student Fellowship Committee, 2006-present.
and Soil Nutrition. Perennial Horticulture. Physiology and biochemistry
of plant nutrient uptake, interactions of nutrition with disease
resistance and the selection of crops with improved nutrient efficiency.
Nutritional requirements of both annual and perennial systems,
application technology and development of environmentally sound
fertilizer use. Molecular and genetic aspects of nutrient acquisition
and tolerance. Foliar Fertilization. Nutritional physiology. Boron,
SOCIETY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Member, International Colloquium for Plant Nutrition 2002-present.
Boron in Biology, 2002-5
International Colloquium for Plant Nutrition, 2005-2009
Editor, Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
Editor, International Journal of Agronomy