Keith D. Fuller. M.Sc.(Soil Science), P.Ag.

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Biologist Study Leader

Leads a research program aimed at reducing the impact of agriculture on soil health, and water and air quality.  

Research and/or project statements

- impact of manure-fed dairy cropping rotations on soil and water quality.

- impact of manure-fed dairy cropping rotations on greenhouse gas emissions.

- clean technologies as sustainable approaches for improved soil health and microbiome.

- phosphorus management in potato production systems

  

Professional activities / interests

- coop student mentoring

- management of science

- clean technologies in agriculture 

Education and awards

B.Sc. Soil Science, University of Stellenbosch, 1983

B.Sc. (Hons.) Soil Science, University of Stellenbosch, 1984

M.Sc. Soil Science, University of Stellenbosch, 1989 

International experience and/or work

1984 -1989: Soil Scientist, Fruit & Fruit Technology Research Inst., Dept. of Agriculture, Western Cape, South Africa.  

1989 - 1998: Specialist Advisor, Soil and Irrigation Management, Research and Development Dept, Ceres Fruit Growers Cooperative Pty Ltd, Western Cape, South Africa.

Key publications

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Fuller, K.D., Burton, D.L., Grimmett, M.G., Franklin, J., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., Vernon Rodd, A., St. George, E. (2016). Effect of land management practices and environmental parameters on growing season denitrification rates under dairy crop rotations in Atlantic Canada, 96(1), 86-103. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjss-2015-0035

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  4. Messiga, A.J., Gallant, K.S., Sharifi, M., Hammermeister, A., Fuller, K., Tango, M., Fillmore, S. (2016). Grape yield and quality response to cover crops and amendments in a vineyard in Nova Scotia, Canada, 67(1), 77-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.5344/ajev.2015.15013

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Reid, D.K., Zhang, T.Q., and Fuller, K.D. (2015). "Tile drains as modifiers of source and transport factors for nutrient exports from agricultural fields.", Canadian Soil Science Society (IUSS-CSSS-AQSSS) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 5-10, 2015.

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  8. 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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  9. Fuller, K.D., Burton, D.L., Grimmett, M.G., Franklin, J.L., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., Rodd, A.V., and St George, E. (2015). "Denitrification rates under typical dairy rotations in Atlantic Canada.", ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Synergy in Science. Partnering for Solutions, Minneapolis, MN, USA, November 15-18, 2015, Presentation.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Messiga, A.J., Sharifi, M., Hammermeister, A., Gallant, K., Fuller, K., Tango, M. (2015). Soil quality response to cover crops and amendments in a vineyard in Nova Scotia, Canada, 188 6-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2015.02.041

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  13. Rodd, A.V., Smith, E., Burton, D.L., Grimmett, M.G., Fuller, K.D., Jiang, Y., Jenkins, S., Janes, D.E., Jolliemore, L., Murray, B., Power, I., and others (2014). "Effect of Temperature Based Fall Plowing on Soil N Dynamics in Potato Production.", Open houses organized by AAFC, Crop and Livestock Research Centre. (Presentation)

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  14. Rodd, A.V., Smith, E., Burton, D.L., Grimmett, M.G., Fuller, K.D., Jiang, Y., Jenkins, S., Janes, D.E., Jolliemore, L., Murray, B., Power, I., and others (2014). "Effect of Temperature Based Fall Plowing on Soil N Dynamics in Potato Production.", Sustainable Water Footprint. Joint meeting NS Institute of Agrologists and PEI Institute of Agrologist, Stanley Bridge, PEI, Canada, July 20-22, 2014.

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  15. Rodd, A.V., Henry, R., Bezanson, G.S., Fuller, K.D., Fillmore, S.A.E., and Grimmett, M.G. (2014). "Manure storage conditions and E. coli survival. Sustainable Water Footprint.", Joint meeting NS Institute of Agrologists and PEI Institute of Agrologists, Stanley Bridge, PEI, Canada, July 20-22, 2014.

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  16. Rodd, A.V., Grimmett, M.G., Fuller, K.D., Bezanson, G.S., Nyiraneza, J., Henry, R., Jenkins, S., and others (2014). "Management of manure to decrease the potential for E. coli contamination.", Open houses organized by AAFC, Crop and Livestock Research Centre. (Presentation)

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  17. Nyiraneza, J., Thompson, B., Fuller, K.D., Bizimungu, B., Bishop, G.A., Jiang, Y., Grimmett, M.G., Khiari, L., Rodd, A.V., and Anderson, S. (2014). "Potato response to phosphorus fertilization in Atlantic Canada and assessment of the degree of soil phosphorus saturation.", Northeast Potato Technology Forum 2014, Fredericton, NB, Canada, March 12-13, 2014, Oral presentation.

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  18. Fuller, K.D., Burton, D.L., Rodd, A.V., Smith, E., Grimmett, M.G., Nyiraneza, J., Jiang, Y., Khakbazan, M., and Van Roestel, J. (2014). "Nitrogen dynamics in twin row versus conventional row silage corn in Atlantic Canada.", ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Grand Challenges – Great Solutions, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-6, 2014.

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  19. Fuller, K.D., Nyiraneza, J., Thompson, B., Bizimungu, B., Bishop, G.A., Jiang, Y., Grimmett, M.G., Khiari, L., Rodd, A.V., and Anderson, S. (2014). "Optimum rates of phosphorus for potato production in soils of varying P status in Atlantic Canada… an AAFC Science & Technology Branch Project.", Scotia Horticultural Congress 2014, Kentville, NS, Canada, January 27-28, 2014.

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  20. Fuller, K.D., Burton, D.L., Rodd, A.V., Smith, E., Grimmett, M.G., Nyiraneza, J., Jiang, Y., Khakbazan, M., and Van Roestel, J. (2014). "Nitrogen dynamics in twin row versus conventional row silage corn in Atlantic Canada.", ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Grand Challenges – Great Solutions, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-6, 2014.

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Research facility

32 Main Street
Kentville, NS B4N 1J5
Canada

Affiliations

Nova Scotia Institute of Agrologists

Canadian Soil Science Society

 

Language

English

Other languages

Afrikaans, dutch, flemish