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Dr Eric Paterson

Dr Eric Paterson

Eric Paterson

 +44 (0)344 928 5428

James Hutton Institute
AB15 8QH


Eric is a Root physiologist and Biochemist at the James Hutton Institute, and the theme of his research over the last 15 years has largely revovoled around the impact of rhizodeposition on soil microbial communities and processes.


Leading Ideas

  • Climate and the Environment
  • Soil
  • Water Resources

Area of Strategic Research Programme

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

  • Theme 1: Natural Assets
  • 1.1 - Soils
  • 1.1.1 Soil and its ecosystem function
  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.1 - Crop and Grassland Production and Disease Control
  • 2.1.7 Plant-soil-water interactions
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management
  • 2.3.4 Sustainable soil and water management