Crop Improvement with Endophyte Symbiosis
Mtangazaji: Steve Clark
Tukio: 2019 East Africa Highlands Symposium (26-11-2019)
Session: This presentation will focus on a review of research and development with endophyte symbiosis and the potential for plant improvement in East Africa.
Steve Clark is a Pasture agronomy research scientist with the Victorian Department of Agriculture, Australia from 1982-2018 where he worked on: Selection and breeding of temperate clover and grass species, Grazing management research, Computer simulation modeling of agricultural systems and climate change scenarios, Satellite observations of soil moisture, Water logging and crop production and International seed banks. He is currently working with ECHO East Africa for 18 months under the Australian government’s 'Australian Volunteers for International Development' program.