Marnie at a Pinus patula pot trial set up to investigate a nursery pathogen.
Dr Marnie Light (Working group deputy coordinator)
Programme Manager / Scientist at the Institute for Commercial Forestry Research, South Africa
What do I do?
Manage a small team of researchers and technicians to conduct research related to silvicultural management of commercial pine or eucalyptus plantations in South Africa. This programme covers research on:
- Pine and eucalypt regeneration
- Eucalypt coppice management
- Vegetation management
- Integrated pest management
Communicate research findings and practical applications to our stakeholders and relevant private growers.
Publish relevant reports and peer-reviewed papers.
Assist and mentor students.
Through an honorary appointment at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, I conduct some research related to smoke-stimulated seed germination.
For more information, Marnie can be contacted at email@example.com