Gurpreet Kaur

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PhD

Assistant Research Professor

School of Natural Resources

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Her research is focused on soil fertility and nutrient management to increase crop productivity, profitability, and nutrient use efficiency, while improving environmental quality.

Kaur is based at the Northern Missouri Research, Extension, and Education Center, Novelty MO. Her responsibilities include conducting soil science research at the Northern Missouri Research, Extension, and Education Center farms including Lee Greenley Jr. Memorial farm, Cornett Research Farm, and Thompson Research Farm. Her research is focused on soil fertility and nutrient management to increase crop productivity, profitability, and nutrient use efficiency, while improving environmental quality. She is also interested in the impact of management practices such as tillage, crop rotations, cover crops, nutrient and water management on soil properties and agronomics. Specific research interests include evaluation of fertilizer sources and amendments, enhanced efficiency fertilizers, nitrogen management, nutrient uptake, nutrient use efficiency, greenhouse gas emissions and crop modeling.

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Natural Resources, University of Missouri, Natural Resources, 2016
  • M.S., Agronomy, University of Wyoming, Agronomy, 2013
  • B.S., Agriculture, Punjab Agricultural University, 2011