Associate Professor Peter SaleAssociate Professor, Animal Plant & Soil Sciences
Dr Sale's current research interests are in improving the productivity of cropping and pasture soils, with a particular focus on ameliorating subsoil constraints. He also has research interests in the impacts of elevated CO2 on crop performance, on the rhizosphere and phosphorus acquisition, and in phytoremediation. He joined the staff in 1988. He was the project leader for the National Reactive Phosphate Rock Project from 1991 to 1996 and has supervised numerous postgraduate students in the field of pasture and crop agronomy.
In 2008, Dr Sale published the second edition of Agriculture in Australia: An Introduction with Bill Malcolm and other authors from the University of Melbourne.