The 2017 Research Experience Placements

The bi-directional influence of a soil organism and an insect endosymbiont on each other Based: James Hutton Institute, Dundee Project objectives: Soil organisms can have surprising influences aboveground—and aboveground organisms can have equally surprising influences on soil organisms. One such soil organism, arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi can prime plants for a faster defence response when […]

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The 2016 Research Experience Placements

Estimating the contribution of root exudation to C storage in temperate agricultural soil Project objectives: The project aimed to give the student an experience of working in the environmental and soil science sector to highlight the dynamic and complex nature of carbon research, and the importance of this type of research in the context of […]

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