Maddy is a soil ecologist working within the Ecological Sciences group at the James Hutton Institute. Her research interests include C and N cycling in soils and how these soil functions can be influenced by microbial communities. Maddy currently works on the NERC funded CZO project Using critical zone science to enhance soil fertility and improve ecosystem services for peri-urban agriculture in China.
Biodiversity and Ecosystems
Area of Strategic Research Programme
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