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Florian Ulm

Florian Ulm is conducting a Ph.D. in the Doctoral Programme ‘Biodiversity, Genetics & Evolution’ (BIODIV) by the University of Lisbon, starting in 2015 within the groups ‘Environmental Stress and Functional Ecology’ and ‘Plant-Soil Ecology’ of cE3c. He is conducting the thesis under the supervision of Cristina Cruz and Cristina Máguas, both from the Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade de Lisboa, Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, Campo Grande, C2, 1749-016 Lisbon, Portugal.  Florian Ulm Ph.D. project aims are:

- Quantification and modeling of usable Acacia sp. Biomass in an invaded agroforestry system

- Utilization of Acacia Biomass as a soil amendment to improve soil nutrient retention

- Enhancing soil amendment effect with the help of fungal inoculum

- Describing the effect of soil amendments on the growth of selected crops (Maize, etc.)

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