Dr Therese McBeath

Research Scientist

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Therese is a Principal Research Scientist and Team Leader with the CSIRO Agriculture and Food Systems Program at Waite Campus, Adelaide. She has expertise in soil and crop nutrition and works on a range of largely industry funded projects that test strategies to improve productivity and profit-risk outcomes for growers across the Southern cropping region.

Current Roles

  • Researcher
    Increasing Production on Sandy Soils in Low and Medium Rainfall Areas of the Southern Region

  • Researcher
    Legume Pastures for Low and Medium Rainfall (RRD4P)

  • Researcher
    Using Soil and Plant Testing to Inform Nutrient Management (GRDC)

  • Researcher
    Optimised Canola Profitability Project

Academic Qualifications

  • 2006

    Doctor of Philosophy

  • 2000

    Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Professional Experiences

  • 2011-Present

    Affiliate Lecturer
    University of Adelaide

  • 2017-Present

    Review Editor
    Frontiers in Nutrition and Plant Science

Achievements and Awards

  • 2008

    GRDC Young Scientists and Innovators Award

  • 2013

    Impact from Science Medal

  • 2017

    Emerging Leader Award


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