[ASC-media] Media alert: global talks on soils crisis

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Mon Jul 7 08:18:42 EST 2003


MEDIA ALERT

July 7, 2003


WORLD SCIENTISTS TO MEET ON SOILS CRISIS


Leading international researchers will meet in Brisbane next week to discuss ways to tackle an emerging crisis in the world's food-producing soils.

The International Soil Tillage Research Organisation (ISTRO) holds its global conference at the University of Queensland, St Lucia, Qld, from July 14-18, 2003.

Details of the conference agenda may be found at: 
http://www.aghort.uq.edu.au/staff/jtullberg
and 
http://www.aghort.uq.edu.au/staff/jtullberg/Resources/daily_program.pdf

Media are welcome to attend
and interview the researchers

More information:

Dr Jeff Tullberg, University of Queensland	
Ph     +61 (0)7 5460 1354
Fax.   +61 (0)7 5460 1367
Mob.  +61 (0)417 134 372
Email: J.Tullberg at uq.edu.au

Sally Brown, ISTRO Conference
Ph     +61 07 3201 2808
Fax    +61 07 3201 2809
Mobile 0407 178 200
Email: sally.brown at uq.net.au






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