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STARS students get dirty

There is an exciting week of training planned for STARS students next week. Part 1, “An Introduction and Foundation to Soil Science (incorporating BSSS Working with Soil Course 1 Exposing and describing a soil profile)”, will take place at Lancaster University and Myerscough College. There is then a change of scene for part 2, “Introduction […]

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Training update

STARS students are currently engrossed in the Statistical Methods For Soil Science course run by Murray Lark and Ron Corstanje at Cranfield University where, according to Murray, “They’ll plot, analyze, present and maybe even get muddy!” Next on the horizon, after Easter, are the “Introduction & Foundation to Soil Science”, and ” Introduction to Soil […]

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STARS Bangor Update

Paul George setting up to extract nematodes from soil. The experiment will compare the diversity and amount of nematodes in soils of contrasting organic matter status. This forms part of an assessment of the importance of soil organic matter in regulating soil biodiversity and functioning.

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