Potatoes in Canada

Virtual Event
Canadian Potato Summit 2021
February 3, 2021 at 12:00pm ET

Winter cover crop research update

Speaker: Dr. Judith Nyiraneza, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, P.E.I.

Dr. Judith Nyiraneza

Dr. Judith Nyiraneza holds a BSc degree in agronomy, an MSc degree in Crop and Soil Sciences from Michigan State University, and a PhD degree in Soil and Environment from Laval University. Dr. Nyiraneza’s research contributes to increase agricultural productivity, and to enhance environmental performance. Her research aims to: 1) better understand nitrogen and carbon cycling under diversified cropping systems; and 2) to identify strategies to enhance phosphorus use efficiency in acidic soils. Dr. Nyiraneza tests different agricultural practices to enhance soil organic matter under low residue cropping systems.