Driving Nutrient Use Efficiency with Biostimulants - ATP Academy
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Course Description:

The use of biostimulants in agriculture is increasing exponentially, generating a lot of questions about what biostimulants are and how they work. This lecture will provide a comprehensive understanding of the current status of biostimulants and their role in modern agriculture. We will also learn about the different types of biostimulants and how they can fit into your fertility program to maximize crop productivity.

Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes + Quiz

Quiz: 10 Questions

CEU Credit: 1.0 Professional Development*

* CEU credits will be submitted on your behalf upon the completion of the course. This process can take up to 30 days to appear in your account. If you have any issues please contact ATP at [email protected]

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Course Instructor

Dr Patrick Brown
Distinguished Professor, UC Davis

Dr. Patrick Brown is the Professor of Plant Nutrition at the University of California, Davis – USA. He has authored more than 220 scientific journal articles and numerous books and is among the highest cited experts in plant nutrition, biostimulants, foliar fertilizers and horticulture. Dr. Brown is recognized globally as a leader in both basic and applied plant nutrition research with notable contributions to the function, transport and management of nickel and boron, and significant contributions to research on potassium, nitrogen, zinc, foliar fertilization, salinity and biostimulants.

Dr. Brown has served as President of the International Plant Nutrition Council 2005-2009 and as a council member since 1998. In 2017 and 2021 he chaired the Biostimulants World Congress. He has served as a member of numerous scientific and technical committees for governmental agencies including US-EPA, USDA, Californian Dept. Food and Ag and the International Standards Organization. Dr. Brown is a member of the IFA’s Science Panel for the Responsible Use of Fertilizers. He has also received many awards for excellence in research and extension, including the United States Department of Agriculture Extension award (2014), the American Society of Plant Biology Dennis Hoagland Award for Plant Nutrition (2021), the Soil Science Society of America Leo M Walsh Distinguished Lecturer for Soil Fertility Research and Extension (2021) and the International Fertilizer Association’s Norman Borlaug Award for career contributions to Plant Nutrition.