Aaron Mills, Ph.D.

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Research Scientist

Research is focused on improving yield and sustainability of grains, pulses, cover crops and oilseeds in Atlantic Canada. 

Key publications

  1. Foster, A., Johnstone, E., McCallum, J., & Mills, A. (2023, November 8). Hops and malt barley disease update: Current and emerging threats. First Annual PEI Malt Barley and Hops Day, Charlottetown, PE, Canada.

    2023 - View publication details

  2. McKenzie-Gopsill A, Mills, Foster A, Wagg C. 2023. Choosing cover crops in Atlantic Canada. PEI Soil and Crop Improvement Association Annual General Meeting, Feb 8-9th 2023, Charlottetown PE Canada.

    2023 - View publication details

  3. McKenzie-Gopsill A, Mills A, Foster A, Wagg C. 2022. Choosing annual cover crops for Atlantic Canada. Atlantic Grains Council Annual General Meeting, Nov 23-24th 2022, Moncton NB Canada.

    2022 - View publication details

  4. McKenzie-Gopsill A, Mills A (2022) The importance of species selection in cover crop mixture design. Canadian Weed Science Society/ Canadian Society of Agronomy Joint Annual General Meeting, Nov 14-17th 2022, Halifax NS, Canada

    2022 - View publication details

  5. McKenzie-Gopsill A, Mills A, Fraser T, Nyiraneza J (2022) Weed suppression of full-season cover crops in Atlantic Canada. CWSS/WSSA Joint Meeting, Feb 22-24th 2022, Online

    2022 - View publication details

  6. Khanal, R., Mills, A., Mountain N., Fillmore, S. (2021). Effect of Seeding Rate on Hulless Barley Production in Eastern Canada. Tri-Society Virtual Conference, Edmonton, AB

    2021 - View publication details

  7. Mills, A.A.S., Izydorczyk, M., Choo, T.M., Durand, J., Mountain, N., Sorrells, M., Fillmore, S.A.E. (2021). Cultural practices to improve malt barley quality in the northeast with focus on the craft sector. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 101(1), 39-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2020-0011

    2021 - View publication details

  8. 2020. McCallum, J.L., Mills, A.A.S. Research seeks to tap into the craft-brewing potential of Maritime wild hops. The Star. February 23, 2020. Retrievable at: https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/02/23/research-seeks-to-tap-into-craft-brewing-potential-of-maritime-wild-hops.html

    2020 - View publication details

  9. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-research-seeks-to-tap-into-craft-brewing-potential-of-maritime-wild-2/

    2020 - View publication details

  10. https://globalnews.ca/news/6585372/maritime-wild-hops/

    2020 - View publication details

  11. https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/02/23/research-seeks-to-tap-into-craft-brewing-potential-of-maritime-wild-hops.html

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  12. McKenzie-Gopsill AG, Mills A. 2020. Using cover crops in our never ending battle against weeds. New Brunswick Soil and Crop Improvement Association Annual General Meeting. Feb 21st 2020, Woodstock NB Canada

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  13. Mann, C., Lynch, D., Fillmore, S., Mills, A. (2019). Relationships between field management, soil health, and microbial community composition. Applied Soil Ecology, [online] 144 12-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.06.012

    2019 - View publication details

  14. https://www.eventscribe.com/2018/ASPB/searchbyposterbucket.asp?pfp=PosterBucket

    2018 - View publication details

  15. McCallum, J.L. and Mills, A.A.S. (2016). "Eastern hops germplasm development for the Maritimes.", 7th Annual Hop Conference, Colchester, VT, February 19, 2016.

    2016 - View publication details

  16. Impact of crop rotations on potato Nitrogen response and soil health. Presentation at the Integrated Potato Project workshop at Fredericton research and development centre, 16th Nov. 2016.

    2016 - View publication details

  17. Rodd, A.V., Henry, R., Mills, A., and Halliday L. 2016. Feed Self-sufficiency in Poor Forage Years for PEI Dairy Farmers- Update 2016. Dairy Farmers of PEI . Harrington Research Farm. November 15th.

    2016 - View publication details

  18. Ma, B.L., Zhao, H., Zheng, Z., Caldwell, C., Mills, A., Vanasse, A., Earl, H., Scott, P., Smith, D.L. (2016). Optimizing seeding dates and rates for canola production in the humid eastern Canadian agroecosystems. Agronomy Journal, [online] 108(5), 1869-1879. http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/agronj2015.0209

    2016 - View publication details

  19. Debnath, S.C., McKenzie, B.D., Bishop, G.A., Dixon P., Mills A., Anderson S. and Siow, Y.L. (2016). “Innovative technologies to accelerate industry transition from “wild” to cultivated cool climate small fruit crop production systems.”, Abstract Book, Joint Annual Conference for the Canadian Society of Agronomy and the Canadian Society for Horticultural Science, July 24-26, 2016, Montreal, QC, Canada; p. 25 (https://www.regonline.ca/builder/site/tab3.aspx?EventID=1812036).

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  20. Robbins, N., Jiang, Y., Nyiraneza, J., van den Heuvel, M., Mills, A.A.S., and Noronha, C. (2015). "The effects of buckwheat as a potato rotation crop on soil and water quality.", Canadian Soil Science Society (IUSS-CSSS-AQSSS) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 5-10, 2015.

    2015 - View publication details

Research facility

440 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4N6
Canada

Language

English