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Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University - Macdonald Campus

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing
Research Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Data & AI Statistical Analysis
Work Experience

Postdoctoral Fellow

McGill University

November 2017 - Present


PhD in Plant Science

McGill University

May 2011 - June 2017

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Backer, R., Ghidotti, M., Schwinghamer, T., Saeed, W., Grenier, C., Dion-Laplante, C., Fabbri, D., Dutilleul, P., Seguin, P., Smith, D.L.(2018). Getting to the root of the matter: Water-soluble and volatile components in thermally-treated biosolids and biochar differentially regulate maize (Zea mays) seedling growth . PLoS ONE. 13. (11).
Backer, R., Rokem, J.S., Ilangumaran, G., Lamont, J., Praslickova, D., Ricci, E., Subramanian, S., Smith, D.L.(2018). Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria: Context, mechanisms of action, and roadmap to commercialization of biostimulants for sustainable agriculture . Frontiers in Plant Science. 871.
Backer, R.G.M., Saeed, W., Seguin, P., Smith, D.L.(2017). Root traits and nitrogen fertilizer recovery efficiency of corn grown in biochar-amended soil under greenhouse conditions . Plant and Soil. 415. (1-2). p. 465-477.
Schwinghamer, T., Backer, R., Smith, D., Dutilleul, P.(2017). Block-recursive path models for rooting-medium and plant-growth variables measured in greenhouse experiments . Agronomy Journal. 109. (3). p. 870-882.
Backer, R.G.M., Schwinghamer, T.D., Whalen, J.K., Seguin, P., Smith, D.L.(2016). Crop yield and SOC responses to biochar application were dependent on soil texture and crop type in southern Quebec, Canada . Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 179. (3). p. 399-408.
Shanta, N., Schwinghamer, T., Backer, R., Allaire, S.E., Teshler, I., Vanasse, A., Whalen, J., Baril, B., Lange, S., MacKay, J., et al.(2016). Biochar and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria effects on switchgrass (Panicum virgatum cv. Cave-in-Rock) for biomass production in southern Québec depend on soil type and location . Biomass and Bioenergy. 95. p. 167-173.