Dr. George Lazarovits
Dr. Lazarovits was employed as a Research Scientist at Agriculture and Agrifood Canada from 1978 until 2010 and retired at a research scientist 5 level. He accepted the position as Research Director of a newly found company A&L Biologicals, a company dedicated to serving the needs of Canadian and International growers with services and research related to developing bio-rationale agro-ecosystems. Dr. Lazarovits’ research over the last decade has focused on examining plant health from an ecological perspective where both beneficial and detrimental organisms in soil are considered to affect plant vigor. He developed innovative model systems for studying soil processes and interactions between microorganisms and plants, as well each other. He serves on committees of Environment Canada and is a member of the UN Ozone Secretariat regulating the phase out of methyl bromide (MBTOC). Dr. Lazarovits was president of the Canadian Phytopathological Society. He was an active researcher and was a team leader with Agriculture and Agrifood Canada for over 32 years.
Developing bio-rationale agro-ecosystems