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Published: 6 Jun 2018

Senior Research Fellow, Dr Sally Bound, has been nominated for Researcher of the Year in the Hort Connections 2018 National Awards for Excellence.

Dr Bound’s research focuses on crop manipulation and fruit quality in orchard tree crops, and on finding solutions to soil degradation. In particular, she works closely with industry to optimize crop yields and fruit quality.

Dr Bound also provides technical information and advice to orchardists and industry groups, and conducts workshops, seminars and training courses throughout Australia.

The Awards highlight the accomplishments of the industry’s leaders and are an opportunity for the wider industry to celebrate the best and brightest in their field. They cover a range of areas in horticulture, including recognising outstanding growers in multiple categories, as well as researchers, innovative agribusinesses and the industry’s leading exporters.