Judith Nyiraneza

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Research Scientist

My  research projects aim to:

 Better understand nitrogen and carbon cycling under diversified cropping systems;

 Identify strategies to enhance phosphorus use efficiency in acidic soils;

 Evaluate best management practices that enhance soil health under potato production systems.

Current research and/or projects

Using living laboratory approach to develop and transfer innovative soil and water quality BMPs in Prince Edward Island

Pulses to improve winter wheat production and sustainability in Eastern Canada

Improving crop production resiliency using innovative BMPs

State of soil and land of Canada: cost-effective methods of soil and soil landscape delivery

Assessing the effect of land use and agricultural management on the stability and resilience of soil food webs

Linking nutrient cycling and soil health in Canadian agroecosystems.

 

Atlantic soil health and diversity.

Potato early dying network

Research and/or project statements

Améliorer la santé des sols, l’efficacité de l’utilisation des éléments nutritifs et la productivité des cultures.

Education and awards

B. Sc. en agronomie

M. Sc. en science du sol et en phytologie

Ph. D. en science du sol et en science de l’environnement

Key publications

  1. Parenteau, M.T., Gu, H., Zebarth, B.J., Cambouris, A.N., Lafond, J., Nelson, A., Nyiraneza, J., Davidson, C., Lagüe, M., Galvez, J.H., Strömvik, M.V., Tai, H.H. (2020). Data mining nitrogen-responsive gene expression for source-sink relations and indicators of n status in potato, 10(10 October), http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10101617

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  2. Smith, E. L., Vosman, A., Rodd, V., Kellman, L., Fuller, K., Nyiraneza, J., McDonald, B., Henry, R. Nov. 4-7, 2018. Simultaneous losses of nitrogen via water and air from agricultural cropping systems. American Society of Agronomy/Crop Science Society of America/Soil Science Society of America (ASA-CSSA-SSSA) International Annual Meeting: Enhancing Productivity in a Changing Climate. Baltimore, Maryland.

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  3. Rodd, A.V., Smith, E., Fuller, K. , Burton, D., Anderson, S., Henry, R., McMullen, D., Grimmett, M., Khakbazan, M., Fillmore, S., Nyiraneza, J., Janes, D., Jenkins, S., Murray, B., MacDonald, B., Jiang, Y. and Pratt, W. 2017. Temperature Based Fall Plowing. CRDC / FRDC Seminar Series 2016 / 2017. January 18th.

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  4. Morissette, R., Jégo, G., Bélanger, G., Qian, B., Nyiraneza, J., and Zebarth, B.J. (2016). "Assessment of the effect of climate change on potato growth in eastern Canada with the STICS soil-crop model.", CSBE/SCGAB 2016 Annual Conference, Halifax, Canada, 3-6 July, 2016.

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  5. Morissette, R., Jégo, G., Bélanger, G., Cambouris, A.N., Nyiraneza, J., Zebarth, B.J. (2016). Simulating potato growth and nitrogen uptake in eastern Canada with the STICS model, 108(5), 1853-1868. http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/agronj2016.02.0112

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  6. Morissette, R., Jégo, G., Bélanger, G., Cambouris, A. N., Nyiraneza, J., & Zebarth, B. J. 2016. Simulating Potato Growth and Nitrogen Uptake in Eastern Canada with the STICS Model. Agronomy Journal, 108(5), 1853-1868.

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  7. Jiang, Y., Nyiraneza, J., Murray, B., Khakbazan, M., Grimmett, M.G., Somers, G.H., and Thompson, B. (2015). "Spring plowing enhances water quality and potato production.", 2015 Stakeholders Day, Harrington, PEI, Canada, July 14, 2015. (Poster)

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  8. Bizimungu, B., Nyiraneza, J., Fuller, K.D., Bishop, G.A., Jiang, Y., and Kirby, C.W. (2015). "Responses of new potato cultivars to phosphorus fertilization in New Brunswick, Canada.", 99th annual meeting of the potato Association of America, Portland, Maine, USA, July 19-23, 2015.

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  9. Jiang, Y., Chapman, S., Malenica, A., Parker, B., Cherry, J., Murray, B., Nyiraneza, J., Ryan, M.C., Grimmett, M.G., and Rodd, A.V. (2015). "Understanding Controls of Matrix Storage on Nitrate Transport in Fractured-porous Bedrock Aquifer.", 2015 Stakeholders Day, Harrington, PEI, Canada, July 14, 2015. (Poster)

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  10. Grimmett, M.G., Nyiraneza, J., Rodd, A.V., Zebarth, B.J., and Danielescu, S. (2015). "Seasonal soil nitrate patterns under potato production in Prince Edward Island.", 14th International Symposium for Soil and Plant Analysis, Kona Beach, Hawaii, USA, January 26-30, 2015.

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  11. Jiang, Y., Nyiraneza, J., Zebarth, B.J., Murray, B., Khakbazan, M., and Fuller, K.D. (2015). "Postponing forage plowing from fall to spring enhances groundwater quality and economic resiliency of potato production.", 9th World Potato Congress, Beijing, China, July 28-30, 2015. (Abstract)

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  12. Jiang, Y., Nyiraneza, J., and Khakbazan, M. (2015). "Environmental and economic effects of spring plowing forages.", East Prince Ag-environment Association at Callbeck Centre, Lower Bedeque, PEI, Canada, April 2, 2015. (Presentation)

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  13. Jannet, R.B., Nyiraneza, J., Khiari, L., and Thompson, B. (2015). "Environmental model of P saturation for acidic soils of Prince Edward Island.", Canadian Soil Science Society (IUSS-CSSS-AQSSS) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 5-10, 2015.

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  14. Nyiraneza, J., Jannet, R.B., Fuller, K.D., Bizimungu, B., Bishop, G.A., Jiang, Y., Khiari, L., Grimmett, M.G., Rodd, A.V., Mills, A.A.S., and Ziadi, N. (2015). "Critical phosphorus concentrations and P saturation ratio levels under potato production in Atlantic Canada.", Canadian Soil Science Society (IUSS-CSSS-AQSSS) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 5-10, 2015.

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  15. 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.

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  16. Whittaker, J., Nyiraneza, J., Burton, D.L., Zebarth, B.J., Rodd, A.V., and Grimmett, M.G. (2015). "Nitrogen cycling from legume and grass forages during forage phase and subsequent potato crop.", Canadian Soil Science Society (IUSS-CSSS-AQSSS) Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 5-10, 2015.

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  17. Jiang, Y., Nyiraneza, J., Khakbazan, M., and Murray, B. (2015). "Spring plowing enhances groundwater quality and economic resiliency of potato production.", 2015 Project 132 knowledge transfer event, Souris, PEI, Canada, June 19, 2015. (Presentation)

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  18. Jiang, Y., Nyiraneza, J., Zebarth, B.J., Murray, B., Khakbazan, M., and Fuller, K.D. (2015). "Validating effects of spring plowing forages on nitrate leaching reduction.", 2015 IAH-CNC Conference, Waterloo, ON, Canada, October 26-30, 2015. (Abstract)

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  19. Jiang, Y., Nyiraneza, J., Zebarth, B.J., Murray, B., Khakbazan, M., and Fuller, K.D. (2015). "Postponding forage plowing from fall to spring enhances groundwater quality and economic resiliency of potato production.", 9th World Potato Congress, Beijing, China, July 28-30, 2015. (Poster)

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  20. Morissette, R., Jégo, G., Bélanger, G., Cambouris, A.N., Nyiraneza, J., and Zebarth, B.J. (2015). "Simulating potato growth and nitrogen uptake in eastern Canada with the STICS crop model.", SSSA 2015.

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Research facility

440 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4N6
Canada

Affiliations

  • Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS)

  • Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

  • Potato Association of America (PAA)

Language

English
French

Other languages

Italian