Congratulations Shota and Grace for completing honours

Congratulations to Grace Liang and Shota Matsumura for completing their honours projects. Grace investigating the role of membrane lipids in the economics of phosphorus in plants and soil microbes.  Shota examined whether plants can avoid competing for N by specialising in uptake of N in different chemical forms.  Both Grace and Shota worked incredibly hard and …

Paper published on enzymatic cleavage of organic N

Have you ever wondered if amino acids are the main products of soil DON breakdown?  We developed a method to enable ID and quantification of the products of enzymatic breakdown of soil DON.  It turns out that peptides are the primary products of enzymatic breakdown, amino acids are produces at a slower rate than peptides, …