10 BASIS Points available for 2016 Annual Meeting

24th August 2016

CPD Credits available for those registered with BASIS

BASIS has today confirmed 10 credits will be awarded for attending the two day 2016 Annual Meeting "Soil, Security and Society" at the University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom on the 7th and 8th September 2016.

The credits are as follows - 2 Crop protection, 6 Environment and 2 Personal Development.

Researchers image roots in the ground

24th August 2016

It's a familiar hazard of vacation time: While you're conspicuously absent, your colleagues in the office forget to water and fertilize the plants -- often leaving behind nothing but a brownish skeleton.

Whether a plant thrives or wastes away depends above all on whether its roots get enough water and nutrients. Geophysicists have now visualized such processes for the first time using electrical impedance tomography. 

Notification of 70th Annual General Meeting - 8th September 2016

9th August 2016

The 70th Annual General Meeting of the British Society of Soil Science will take place in the Meadow Suite, University of Reading, Whiteknights,Pepper Lane, Reading, Berkshire RG6 6UR on Thursday 8th September 2016.

The meeting will commence at 10.30am and will last for one hour.

If you wish to attend then please let me know by no later than Friday 2nd September 2016.