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. Abstract in the18th international RAMIRAN conference 2023

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  2. Poster presented at the 18th international RAMIRAN conference 2023

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  3. Maillard, É., Chantigny, M., Smith, E., Fuller, K.D., Vandersaag, A., Gregorich, E., Samson, M.-É., Pelster, D., Angers, D., and Thivierge, M.-N. 2023. Réponse à court terme d’indicateurs de santé du sol à des pratiques de gestion associées à la production laitière dans l’Est du Canada. 37th Annual Meeting of the Association québécoise des spécialistes en sciences du sol (AQSSS), Québec, Canada, May 23–25, 2023. Oral presentation

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  4. Wright, A.H, Fuller, K., Franklin, J., Forney, C., Song, J., MacKinnon, S., Carbyn, S., Moreau, D. 2022. (oral presentation) Late bunch stem necrosis in Marquette wine grapes: a case study of a climate-sensitive physiological disorder, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

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  5. Nyiraneza, J., Bélanger, G., Benjannet, R., Ziadi, N., Cambouris, A., Fuller, K., Hann, S. (2021). Critical phosphorus dilution curve and the phosphorus-nitrogen relationship in potato. European Journal of Agronomy, [online] 123 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eja.2020.126205

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  6. Benjannet, R., Nyiraneza, J., Khiari, L., Cambouris, A., Fuller, K., Hann, S., Ziadi, N. (2020). Potato response to struvite compared with conventional phosphorus fertilizer in Eastern Canada. Agronomy Journal, [online] 112(2), 1360-1376. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20118

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  7. Khakbazan, M., Nyiraneza, J., Jiang, Y., Rodd, V., Huang, J., Zebarth, B., Fuller, K., Smith, E., Xie, R. (2020). Economic effect of fall vs. spring plowing of forage on following potato production in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Agrosystems, Geosciences and Environment, [online] 3(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20010

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  8. 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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  9. Guest, G., Smith, W., Grant, B., McConkey, B., Chipanshi, A., Reid, K., Kroebel, R., Martel, M., Desjardins, R., VanderZaag, A., Pattey, E., Glenn, A., Wilson, H., Balde, H., Wagner-Riddle, C., Drury, C.F., Fuller, K., Hayashi, M., Reynolds, D. (2018). Comparing the performance of the dndc, holos, and vsmb models for predicting the water partitioning of various crops and sites across Canada. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, [online] 98(2), 212-231. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjss-2017-0112

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  10. 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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  11. 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. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, [online] 96(1), 86-103. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjss-2015-0035

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  12. 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. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, [online] 67(1), 77-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.5344/ajev.2015.15013

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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. Scientia Horticulturae, [online] 188 6-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2015.02.041

    2015 - View publication details

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