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Dr David Skydmore

Academic leader for built and natural environment

Expert on

Horticulture; plant science; landscape and plant use; sustainability; climate change; habitat management


David’s first degree, in biology, was undertaken at the University of Manchester. He then completed his doctorate on plant pathology and epidemiology at the University of Wales before carrying out postdoctoral work on the diseases of horticultural crops and forest trees. This work gave David many opportunities for working abroad, including in Australia and New Zealand. David is currently  Director of “Developing Horticulture Supply Chains” – a project, across Wales, which is researching and improving the supply chains for food and amenity crops, from grower to retailer.

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