HARRIS, Felicity

Felicity Harris, Crop Physiologist

Background

Dr Felicity Harris joined the Southern Cropping team at the Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute in July 2015 as a Crop Physiologist.

Felicity graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Agriculture) (Hons1) from Charles Sturt University (CSU), and recently completed her PhD studying the relationship between development and early vigour in wheat, with emphasis on the effects of VRN1 and PPD1 genes.

While at CSU she also lectured for the School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences in undergraduate course subjects including agricultural systems, weed and pesticide science, and crop science.

Prior to this, Felicity co-ordinated research projects for a local farming systems group (FarmLink Research) based in Junee.

These projects included the Management of Canola Diseases, Grazing Dual-purpose Wheats, and Subsoil Constraints.

Felicity is currently working with the Variety Specific Agronomy Packages Project, and Southern Barley Agronomy Projects focusing on optimising crop phenology for increased grain yield potential.

Contact details

Email: felicity.harris@dpi.nsw.gov.au
Phone: (02) 6938 1661
Mobile: 0458 243 350