Nigel Swarts is a Research Fellow in the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture at the University of Tasmania. He is interested in the field of tree physiology
and specifically tree crop nutrition.
Nigel leads two collaborative projects on nitrogen management in tree crop production systems, and is currently supervising three PhD students and two honours students. He has a background in Conservation Biology with research focusing on rare and endangered orchids from across Australia. He also has a strong track record in the field of orchid conservation with two highly cited review articles.