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James R Berkey (Jay)

Agricultural Science Research Technician (Soils)


I collect and analyze soil, plant, and water samples for research topics that include nutrient management, fertilizer placement, root growth and development, and phosphorus bioavailability. I specialize in UV/Vis spectroscopy and ion chromatography. I am a passionate fan of Formula One racing, the Beastie Boys, and Adidas footwear.

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