Catch crops are a type of crop that is grown between main crops or in rotation with other crops. They can offer many benefits to farmers.
Lynette Abbott is a pioneering researcher on soil fungi in agriculture and disturbed natural environments, and is acknowledged as a world leader in this field. Her research has addressed fungal interactions with plants and implications for fertilizer management and soil amendments. She has shared her extensive knowledge with students, and by establishing the innovative ‘Know your Soil Biology’ workshops for farmers, she is providing hands-on activities demonstrating the benefits of soil biota for soil health.