Dr Rekha Attanayake
School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences
Rekha commenced her PhD with CeRDI in 2019 with Southern Farming Systems, Victorian Limestone Producers Association and Precision Agriculture as the industry partners. Her research will explore and develop novel approaches to advance understanding of lime type, quality, variability and spreadability on performance for agricultural purposes under current farming systems and practices.
Developing a reliable, accurate and practical methodology to compare different lime types to better reflect their quality and reactiveness in soils
Soil acidity is recognised as one of the major soil constrains to increased agricultural productivity in Australia.