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About malikamezeli

I am a PhD student based at The James Hutton Institute, under Tim George, Roy Neilson, Phil Haygarth (Lancaster University) and Martin Blackwell (Rothamsted Research). My research considers the role trophic interactions in the rhizosphere play in plant acquisition of soil organic phosphorus. My work focuses more specifically on interactions between bacterivorous nematodes and phytase producing bacteria on plant uptake of InsP6 in arable systems.

Insightful meta-analysis: Hidden miners – the roles of cover crops and soil microorganisms in phosphorus cycling through agroecosystems

Any of you that were in Leuven in September for PSP6 would have heard Moritz’s interesting talk summarising his findings from his submitted meta-analysis on cover crops, microorganisms and the P cycle. This week the work has been published in … Continue reading

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Details released for next organic phosphorus workshop

We have added a new page to the forum for the organic phosphorus workshop 2020 hosted in Sweden, at the Abisko Scientific Research Institute, with your host Reiner Geisler. Please see the page, which can be found at the top … Continue reading

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Unique opinion paper reflects on a collaborative discussion between three generations of scientists.

A related paper from the OP16 workshop is available  in the European Journal of Soil Science Anniversary Issue here. Anthony ‘Tony’ Harrison, Phil Haygarth and Ben Turner the metaphorical academic granfather-son-grandson reflect on 50 years of organic phosphorus research. As an early career … Continue reading

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Special issue in Plant and Soil published

I am delighted to inform you that the complete special issue entitled Organic Phosphorus: Potential Solutions for Phosphorus Security in Plant and Soil, from our Workshop OP16, is now complete and available free to download for 1 month only here. … Continue reading

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Abstract deadline extended to 15th May for PSP6!

Phosphorus in Soils and Plants, PSP6 ***TRAVEL AWARD STILL AVAILABLE & ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED*** ***NEW DEADLINE 15 MAY 2018***

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