Agriculture Impacting Brazil’s Biodiversity: Prof. Siu Mui Tsai, University of São Paulo

4 November 2013

Professor Siu Mui Tsai, Center for Nuclear Energy in Agriculture (CENA) at the University of Sao Paulo, describes her research investigating the impact of agricultural land-use and deforestation, for sugarcane and soy bean production, on the ‘health’ of soil in tropical Brazil. Hear about the molecular techniques that have been developed to use soil microbiology as a bio-indicator and how European collaborations have benefited progress of this research. SelectScience Interview for ‘Science in Brazil’ Special Feature.