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Challenges in Soil & Plant Testing for Better Food & Environment

  • Monash University 16 Rainforest Walk Clayton 3800 Australia (map)


PerkinElmer in partnership with Monash University is excited to inivte you to an one-day technical symposium on "Challenges in Soil and Plant Testing for Better Food and Environment". This symposium aims to provide a platform where academics, government and industry researchers come together to share and discuss the current challenges in soil and plant testing.

The symposium covers the following topics: soil sampling, plant tissure sampling, soil/plant/fertilizer testing, interpretation of soil and plant testing results, accreditation of testing labs, inter-lab proficiency test, contaminated soil remediation, and recent research findings in soil and plant nutrient management.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Cameron Gourley, Senior Research Scientist, Agriculture Victoria

  • Mr Craig Newman, Australasian Soil and Plant Analysis Council

  • Mr Gavin Rose, Technical Assessor, NATA

  • Mr Nick Drew, Executive Manager, Fertilizer Australia

  • Mr Doug Crawford, Soil Scientist, Agriculture Victoria

  • Prof. Sam Adeloju, Monash University

  • Mr Alan Bull, Associate - Environemental Scientist, Cardno

  • Dr Les Janik, Principal Scientist, CSIRO