Dr Peter Wootton-Beard

BA (hons), MSc, MHort, PGCTHE, PhD, MCIHort, FHEA, RNutr

Dr Peter Wootton-Beard

Lecturer in Agri Technology

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Peter is based in IBERS. He is currently Lecturer in Agri –Technology. He co-ordinates a number of distance learning modules including Plant Breeding, Research Methods and Controlled Environment Agriculture through Bio-Innovation Wales and IBERS Distance Learning. He is also co-ordinator for all distance learning research degrees including M.Sc., M.Res., D. Ag., Prof. Doc. and Nuffield Scholarship. He has research interests in horticulture and controlled environment systems, from plant production to human nutrition. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, A Chartered Horticulturalist and a Registered Nutritionist.  



Wootton-Beard, P 2019, 'Cut your losses: Maximising the benefits of a nutrient management plan' Farming Connect.
Wootton-Beard, P 2019, 'Growing without soil: An overview of hydroponics' Farming Connect.
Loka, D, Harper, J, Humphreys, M, Gasior, D, Wootton-Beard, P, Gwynn-Jones, D, Scullion, J, Doonan, J, Kingston-Smith, A, Dodd, R, Wang, J, Chadwick, DR, Hill, P, Jones, DL, Mills, G, Hayes, F & Robinson, D 2019, 'Impacts of abiotic stresses on the physiology and metabolism of cool-season grasses: A review', Food and Energy Security, vol. 8, no. 1, e00152. 10.1002/fes3.152
Williams, C & Wootton-Beard, P 2019, 'On the Farmer’s Radar: Top 10 Tech Trends for Agriculture' Farming Connect.
Durai Prabhakaran, RT, Spear, M, Curling, S, Wootton-Beard, P, Jones, P, Donnison, I & Ormondroyd, G 2019, 'Plants and architecture: The role of biology and biomimetics in materials development for buildings', Intelligent Buildings International, vol. 11, no. 3-4, pp. 178-211. 10.1080/17508975.2019.1669134
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