Kehinde Erinle

Kehinde Erinle

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Faculty of Sciences


My research focuses on the improvement of soil fertility and crop nutrition using eco-friendly methods. I also study the impact of environmental factors, particularly drought, on soil nutrient cycling and response of functional microbes in the soil-plant-organic amendment system. I am also interested in exploring bioremediation strategies for both organic (e.g. pesticides) and inorganic (heavy metals) contaminants in the soil.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2020 - 2022 Research Associate University of Adelaide
    2018 - 2019 Professional staff (HEO Level 2) The Fertilizer Technology Research Center
    2009 - 2019 Laboratory Demonstrator University of Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2019 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
  • Research Interests

  1. The effect of humidity and biobed composition on the retention and degradation of pesticides (08/2018-08/2019)

Source/Grant number/Amount: International Foundation for Science (Grant No. 5002) USD $ 11,000

Role: Co-Principal Investigator

  1. Health risk assessment of heavy metals in food crops via dietary intake of contaminated food stuffs from various irrigation practices in Sialkot Districts of Pakistan (2019)

Source/Grant number/Amount: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (Grant No. SRGP-1567) PKR 500,000

Role: Co-PI

  1. Impact of water management with microbial inoculation on crop productivity and soil properties in dry regions (2019)

Source/Grant number/Amount: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (Grant No. SRGP-1567) PKR 1,000,000

Role: Co-PI

  1. The influence of rainfall patterns and intensity on nitrogen mineralization from organic soil amendments (11/2019-10/2021)

Source/Grant number/Amount: Ekhagastiftelsen Foundation (Grant No. 2019-16) 1,390,000 Swedish Krona

Role: Lead PI

Demonstrator (course: Soil Ecology & Nutrient Cycling III): 03/2019 – 06/2019


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