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International Plant Nutrition Institute Award winner

Posted by stepanie rogers on November 23, 2016 in News

The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) has selected the winners of the annual Scholar Award Program. A total of 36 graduate students, representing 14 countries, were chosen in 2016. Each winner receives the equivalent of US$2,000.

Congratulations to Ms. Carolyn Wilson, a M.Sc. student studying the effect of Diverse Compost Products on Soil Quality and Potato Productivity.

The award is available to graduate students in science programs relevant to plant nutri­tion science and the management of crop nutrients including: agronomy, horticulture, ecology, soil fertility, soil chemistry, crop physiology, environmental science and others.

"It is an honour to be recognized as an IPNI Scholar," said Carolyn.  "As the only Canadian student selected for this International Award, I am proud to bring this honour home to the Maritimes. We may be small, but our students, researchers and industries are actively engaged in relevant, cutting-edge soil fertility research. A special thanks to my fellow grad students, my colleagues at AAFC, my two excellent supervisors, the project funding agencies and IPNI for helping make this award possible"