College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Research Area(s)

  • Environmental Agronomy & Horticulture


Plant Sciences

Other Affiliations/positions

Guest Editor, Canadian Journal of Plant Science — Special Issue: Advancements in Horticulture

Research Interests

For information on Kate's research program and student opportunities, please visit her personal website.

Areas of specialization

  • Stable Isotope Techniques 
  • Soil Health Measurement & Management 
  • Nitrogen Use Efficiency & Cycling 
  • Greenhouse Gas Dynamics
  • Agroecology & Vegetable Crop Production


Ph.D. University of Guelph (Land Resource Science) 
B.Ed. Queen’s University (Biology & Chemistry)
B.Sc. Queen’s University (Biology)

Selected Recent Publications

Selected Awards

Dean’s New Researcher Award of Excellence, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, 2020


PLSC 451, Vegetable Agronomy
PLSC 440/898, Climate Smart Agriculture
PLSC 461, Postharvest Management of Horticultural Crops
PLSC 220, Fundamentals of Horticulture