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Derek Lynch

Associate Professor, Agronomy, Agroecology, Organic Agriculture / Canada Research Chair in Organic Agriculture (2005-2015)

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Research Interests

  • Agronomy
  • Agroecology
  • Organic Agriculture
  • Soil Management 

Related Pages

Department of Plant & Animal Sciences

Email: derek.lynch@dal.ca
Phone: (902) 893.7621
Mailing Address: 
Department of Plant & Animal Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
Agricultural Campus
PO Box 550
Truro, NS, B2N 5E3
 
Research Topics:
  • Agronomy
  • Agroecology
  • Farming Systems
  • Organic Agriculture
  • Nutrient Management
  • Soil Quality and Soil Health
  • Soil Organic Matter Dynamics
  • Plant-Soil microsymbiont interactions

Education

  • B.Sc. (Agr), Plant Science, McGill University, 1989
  • M.Sc. (Agr), Plant Science, McGill University, 1992
  • Ph.D., Land Resource Science, University of Guelph, 2002

Teaching

  • Principles of Soil Science (SOIL0100)
  • Organic Field Crop Managements (AGRN2000)
  • Agriculture, Food and Wellbeing (team taught)
  • Graduate Modules
    • Soil Organic Matter Dynamics and Management 
    • Agroecology

Memberships

  • Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists
  • Canadian Society of Agronomy - E. Canada Director 2006-2010; President Elect - President - Past President - 2013-2015
  • Soil Science Society of America
  • Canadian Society of Soil Science