Cristina Fernández-Soler

Cristina Fernández-Soler

PhD candidate


Degree in Chemical Engineering at University of Murcia

MSc in Advanced Techniques in Agricultural and Food Research and Development at Technical University of Cartagena (UPCT)

Research interests

  • Reduce the impacts of climate change through sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Evaluate different soil properties (physical, chemical and biological) related to improving soil health and its ecosystem services in Mediterranean semi-arid areas.
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve soil structure and carbon storage capacity, while maintaining economic profitability.

Selected Publications

Almagro, M., Díaz-Pereira, E., Boix-Fayos, C., Zornoza, R., Sánchez-Navarro, V., Re, P., Fernández, C., Martínez-Mena, M., 2023. The combination of crop diversification and no tillage enhances key soil quality parameters related to soil functioning without compromising crop yields in a low-input rainfed almond orchard under semiarid Mediterranean conditions. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 345, 108320.