Dr. Kirsten D. Hannam

Systems Agro-Ecologist

Examining water, carbon and nutrient dynamics within agro-ecosystems at a range of spatial scales

Education and awards

  • Ph.D. University of Alberta, 2006
  • M.Sc. University of British Columbia, 2002

Key publications

  1. Forge, T.A., Neilsen, D., Neilsen, G.H., Hannam, K.D., Randall, P., and Wambold, L. (2015). "Water-conserving mulch and micro-irrigation practices affect assemblages of nematodes parasitizing wine grape in the Okanagan Valley.", Canadian Phytopathological Society BC. Regional Meetings, Abbotsford, BC, Canada, October 21, 2015. (Presentation)

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  2. Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, G.H., Neilsen, D., Bowen, P. (2015). Cluster thinning as a tool to hasten ripening of wine grapes in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 95(1), 103-113. http://dx.doi.org/10.4141/CJPS2013-397

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  3. Fentabil, M., Nichol, C.F., Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, D., Forge, T.A., Neilsen, G.H., and Jones, M.D. (2014). "Nitrous oxide emissions from micro-irrigated grape and apple fields located in the semi-arid Okanagan region of British Columbia.", ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting 2014, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-5, 2014, Number 96-13. (Abstract)

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  4. Fentabil, M., Nichol, C.F., Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, D., Forge, T.A., and Neilsen, G.H. (2014). "Annual greenhouse gas fluxes in drip and microspray irrigated vineyards and orchards in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia.", Annual meeting of the Canadian Soil Science Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 4-7, 2014. (Abstract)

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  5. Forge, T.A., Neilsen, D., Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, G.H., Jones, M.J., and Nichol, C.F. (2014). "Root growth and development of nematode communities in a young Merlot grape (Vitis vinifera L.) vineyard: Influence of irrigation and organic amendments.", ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting 2014, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-5, 2014, Number 145-9. (Abstract)

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  6. Hannam, K.D., Forge, T.A., Neilsen, G.H., Neilsen, D., Jones, M.D., and Nichol, C.K. (2014). "Implications of irrigation and soil amendment practices for soil nutrient dynamics and yield in a young Merlot grape (Vitis vinifera) vineyard.", 2014 CSSS Annual Meeting, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Abstract)

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  7. Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, G.H., and Forge, T.A. (2014). Effects of three years of Big Horn Natural Compost on soil properties, vine nutrient status, fruit quality and yield - Industry report to Big Horn Compost. (Report)

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  8. Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, G.H., Neilsen, D., Forge, T.A., Jones, M.J., Nichol, C.F., and Fentabil, M. (2014). "Soil nutrient dynamics and yield in a young Merlot grape (Vitis vinifera L.) vineyard; implications of irrigation and soil amendment practices.", ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting 2014, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-5, 2014, Number 139-8. (Abstract)

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  9. Hannam, K.D., Jones, M.D., Neilsen, D., Midwood, A., Forge, T.A., Neilsen, G.H., and Millard, P. (2014). "Bicarbonates in irrigation water can alter the C13 signature and rate of soil respiration-evidence from a 10 year-old apple orchard in the Okanagan valley, British Columbia.", 2014 CSSS Annual Meeting, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Abstract)

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  10. Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, G.H., Neilsen, D., Rabie, W.S., Midwood, A.J., Millard, P. (2014). Late-season foliar urea applications can increase Berry Yeast-Assimilable nitrogen in Winegrapes (Vitis vinifera L.). American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, [online] 65(1), 89-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.5344/ajev.2013.13092

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  11. Neilsen, G.H., Hannam, K.D., and Hannam, K. (2013). Final J. R. Simplot research report. (Report)

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  12. Neilsen, G.H., Neilsen, D., Hannam, K., Hannam, K.D., Millard, P., and Midwood, A. (2013). "Foliar urea applications can increase berry yeast-assimiliable N in wine (Vitis vinifera L.) grapes.", Acta Horticulturae (ISHS), 984, pp. 427-433.

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  13. Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, G.H., Forge, T., Neilsen, D. (2013). The concentration of yeast assimilable nitrogen in Merlot grape juice is increased by N fertilization and reduced irrigation. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 93(1), 37-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.4141/CJPS2012-092

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  14. Hannam, K., Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, G.H., and Neilsen, D. (2011). "The concentrations of yeast assimiliable N in wine grape juice can be manipulated using deficit irrigation ,crop load reduction and nitrogen fertilization. 382-8 S08 Soil nutrient management and soil and plant analyses.", 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Fundamental for life: soil, crop and environmental sciences, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 16-19, 2011.

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  15. Hannam, K.D., Neilsen, G.H., Neilsen, D., and Forge, T.A. (2011). "Improving the yeast assimiliable nitrogen status of wine grape juice.", 12th Annual Enology & Viticulture Conference and Trade Show, Penticton, BC, Canada, July 18-19, 2011.

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  16. Neilsen, G.H., Neilsen, D., Forge, T.A., Hannam, K., and Hannam, K.D. (2011). "Urea sprays to improve yeast assimiliable N concentration in grape at harvest.", 12th Annual Enology & Viticulture Conference and Trade Show, Penticton, BC, Canada, July 18-19, 2011.

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  17. Forge, T.A., Neilsen, G.H., Smit, R., Neilsen, D., Bowen, P.A., Hannam, K., and Hannam, K.D. (2011). "Nematode parasites of grapevines in the Okanagan Valley: What are their potential impacts? What can we do about them?", 12th Annual Enology & Viticulture Conference and Trade Show, Penticton, BC, Canada, July 18-19, 2011.

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Research facility

4200 Highway #97
Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0
Canada

Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS)
  • Member, Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), American Society of Agronomy (ASA) & Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)
  • Adjunct, University of British Columbia - Okanagan

Language

English