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Current PhD students:

Diem Nguyen, Project: Exploring the impact of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on cereal grain nutrition.

Rucha Patil (based at the University of Melbourne), Project: Manipulation of plant-derived phytonutrients and antinutrients in bread to improve iron bioavailability.

Olivia Brunton (based at CSIRO Canberra and Charles Sturt University), Project: The potential benefits of dual placement phosphorus fertiliser application to south-eastern Australian crop species.

Completed PhD students:

2021: Matthias Salomon, Project: The role of mycorrhizas in urban agriculture systems.

2021: Cuc Tran, Project: The impact of arbuscular mycorrhizas on nitrogen and phosphorus cycling and leaching in soil.

2021: Hue Ngo, Project: Optimising phosphate supply to plant by adding mixture of organic and inorganic P sources, and the effect on mycorrhizal colonisation.

2020: Binh Tran, Project: The effect of arbuscular mycorrhizas on the growth and nutrition of important food crops.

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Binh (left) and Matthias (right) harvesting plants in the lab
Field shot
Hue, Matthias and Cuc collecting soil in regional South Australia