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Christine Watson

Christine Watson

Christine Watson

 01224 711 143

Crop & Soils Systems

SRUC Aberdeen Campus

Craibstone Estate


AB21 9YA


Christine is Team Leader of Soil Science and Systems at SRUC, and a Professor for Agricultural Systems. Her research focuses on butrient management in agriucultural systems, working in a wide range of farming systems including arable, mixed farming, outdoor pig production and dairy systems, as well as agroforestry. She works at a variety of sclaes, from process based studies of nutrient fluxes associated with root turnover to crop rotation and farm scale nutrient budgets.  Christine is particularly interested in applying interdisciplinary approaches to address global problems.

Leading Ideas

  • Agricultural Systems and Land Management
  • Sustainable Land Management

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management
  • 2.3.8 Alternative approaches to sustainable land management