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Dr Roy Neilson

Dr Roy Neilson

Dr Roy Neilson

Roy Neilson

 +44 (0)344 928 5428

James Hutton Institute
Errol Road


Roy is a Rhizosphere Ecologist  who is one of the key staff members leading Integrated Pest and Disease Management (IPM) research at the James Hutton Institute. His recent projects have focused on biodiversity loss due to transport by soil erosion, nematode ecology, endochrine compounds and risk of invasive species.

Leading Ideas

  • Climate and the Environment
  • Natural Asset Management
  • 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
  • 2.1.5 In-field detection
  • 2.1.6 Integrated pest management
  • 2.1.7 Plant-soil-water interactions
  • 2.3.4 Sustainable soil and water management
  • 2.3 - Productive and Sustainable Land Management