Soil Minerals May Be Related to Soil Fertility in Uganda

Soil Minerals May Be Related to Soil Fertility in Uganda

Apr 04, 2014
Stuart Grandy and research colleagues in Uganda

Stuart Grandy, soil biogeochemist and assistant professor of natural resources and the environment, and his colleagues have found some unique properties of the clay minerals in the soil that may underlie agricultural problems in Uganda. 

“I’m hoping to continue exploring the soil fertility issues that are limiting agricultural sustainability in Uganda. I want to more deeply understand the unique soil processes there, which are key to sustaining agricultural productivity and improving people’s livelihoods,” explained Grandy.

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