Dr. Lindsey Norgrove

Profil

Dr. Lindsey Norgrove Dozentin für trop. Pflanzenbau

  • Adresse Berner Fachhochschule
    Haute école des sciences agronomiques, forestières et alimentaires HAFL
    Abteilung Agronomie
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen

Activités

  • HAFL representative for the Swiss Forum on International Agricultural Research (SFIAR)

  • HAFL alternate representative for Agrinatura

  • Research coordination

Recherche

  • agroecology, soil science, invasive species, soil fauna, agroforestry, shifting cultivation, tropical forestry,

Projets

  • Assessing long-term changes in soil and plant community dynamics in agroforestry systems. Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation through a Marie-Heim Vögtlin Fellowship. 257'643 Swiss Francs

  • Valuation of non-Timber Forest Products in tropical production: a systematic review of existing research (with Jürgen Blaser, HAFL). Precious Forests Foundation, CH.

  • ERA-ARD (EC FP6) Impacts of tropical land use conversion to Jatropha on rural livelihoods & ecosystem services in India and Mexico. (co-written by B Muys, KU Leuven, Belgium) 565023 €

  • Canopy dynamics of two „climate-smart“ cassava varieties under drought in SW Nigeria (MSc work, S Ojo). Part of African Cassava Agronomy Initiative at IITA, a 5 year Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded project in 5 countries in Africa (Nigeria, Tanzania, DRC, Ghana and Kenya) aiming to increase the availability of appropriate and affordable technologies to sustainably improve short and long-term agricultural productivity in cassava in the target countries. http://acai-project.org/, iita.org

  • CABI Development Fund. Adaptation to Climate Change. 42557 GBP

  • Taking stock of carbon along a land-use gradient in the Javanese Highlands (MSc J van der Poel) .In collaboration with L Probst, BOKU Vienna, Austria and Arini, Yogyakarta University, Indonesia, MSc thesis HAFL. In English. Erasmus+ project Food Security and Climate Change, coordinated by BOKU Austria and UGM Indonesia

  • CABI Development Fund. Developing Partnerships: Invasive Species. 22143 GBP

  • Optimising nutrient management in Bolivian horticultural systems. MSc L Kuonen

  • Hart Energy Consulting. Bioenergy Land Use Change Review (with J Vos, CABI) 19000 GBP

  • Edge effects on natural enemies of insect pests in vineyards in California and Switzerland. (MSc R C Phelps)

  • CABI Development Fund. Biofuels and Climate Change. 24911 GBP

  • How shade and nutrient management treatments interact and affect pest and disease dynamics in Ecuadorian coffee systems (MSc K Piato)

  • Robert Bosch Foundation, Germany. Understanding land degradation and developing rehabilitation techniques for degraded landscapes. 406000 Euros

  • A longitudinal study on farmer management and yields of cacao agroforests in Cameroon from 2001-2018. Blomme S - KUL with B Muys

  • Mars Masterfoods, USGS, USAID, USA. Cacao agroforestry (Sustainable Tree Crops Programme of IITA) 300000 USD

  • Reassessing the role of remnant trees in shifting cultivation systems in the tropics. MSc A Davatgar.

Publications

Travaux supervisés

  • Canet M 2005 Effets du substrat (sol ou excréta) et de sa gestion sur la croissance et la germination de laitue et piment. ENSHAP, Angers, France 2005

  • Pavese A Agroforesterie au sud-Cameroun. Ecole Forestière de Meymec, France. 51 pp 2006

  • Yonghachea P F Farmers’ perceptions of Imperata cylindrica and Chromolaena odorata fallows in the North West, South West and Littoral Provinces of Cameroon. Universitaet Hohenheim, Germany. with R Schultze-Kraft 2005

  • Dux J Impact of Leaf Residues of Imperata cylindrica, Chromolaena odorata and Phyllanthus discoideus on Soil Enzyme Activity 86 pp. Co-supervised with J Zeitz, B Wick. Humboldt University, Germany 2005

  • Tieche B Estimations de biomasse d’ Inga edulis par l’allometrie. DEA, Université de Yaoundé I, Cameroun. 2005

  • Ndzana T Effet des facteurs abiotiques sur la croissance des arbres en zone de contact foret-savane au Cameroun. Dschang University, Cameroon. J-P Donjang (co-supervisor) 2005

  • Gounes J Impact de quelques facteurs mesologiques sur la dynamique des peuplements de Terminalia spp en zone de contact foret-savane au Cameroun. Dschang University, Cameroon. J-P Donjang (co-supervisor) 2006

  • Gorim L Y Preliminary evaluation of legumes for their potential to suppress Imperata cylindrica. Universitaet Hohenheim, Germany. cosupervised with R Schultze-Kraft 2006

  • Coenen H Plant development and allometry of the biofuel crop Jatropha curcas along an ecological gradient in Mexico. KULeuven. cosupervised with B Muys 2011

  • Minguely C Phyllocoptes gracilis, the eriophyoid mite: its intraplant distribution on Rubus idaeus and testing of potential fungal biocontrol agents in the laboratory. BFH.. Cosupervised with C Baroffio 2018

  • Ojo S Canopy dynamics of two „climate-smart“ cassava varieties under drought in SW Nigeria. (BFH) in progress

  • Van der Poel J Taking stock of carbon along a land-use gradient in the Javanese Highlands. (BFH). With L Probst (BOKU), Arini (U Yogyakarta) in progress

  • Davatgar A Reassessing the role of remnant trees in shifting cultivation systems in the tropics (BFH) in progress

  • Phelps R C Edge effects on natural enemies of insect pests in vineyards in California (BFH) in progress

  • Kuonen L Optimising nutrient management in Bolivian horticultural systems (BFH) inprogress

  • Piato K Optimising shade and nutrient management in Ecuadorian coffee systems in the Amazon. (BFH) With C Subia (INIAP) in progress

  • Blomme S A longitudinal study on farmer management and yields of cacao agroforests in Cameroon from 2001-2018. KUL with B Muys in progress

  • Tueche J R (PhD thesis) Relationship between soil physical properties and crop yields in different cropping systems in southern Cameroon. cosupervised with G Cadisch, S Hauser. 2014

Connaissances linguistiques et connaissances de pays

  • Anglais - Locuteur bilingue ou de langue maternelle
  • Français - Compétence professionelle générale