Agriculture scientist John Angus appointed Member of the Order of Australia for nitrogen fertiliser research

January 30th, 2023

Canberra Times, Other, 26/01/2023, Michelle Slater
An agricultural scientist who unearthed the capacity for nitrogen-based fertilisers to increase the nation’s dryland crop yields has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia. Former Giralang local Dr John Angus has been recognised for significant service to the agricultural sector through research roles, and to education. Dr Angus’ research with the CSIRO and Charles Sturt University in the late 80s found tackling root diseases increased the efficiency of nitrogen fertiliser in wheat, canola or barley crops. […] He is an honorary research fellow at the CSIRO and a Charles Sturt University adjunct professor.

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