Edwards, Linnell, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

440 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4N6
Telephone: 902-370-1423
Fax: 902-370-1444
Email: linnell.edwards@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • soil management
  • erosion

Current Projects:

  • Effect of bio-waste usage on runoff.
  • Effect of cropping systems on overland flow of nutrients.
  • Effect of cropping systems on overland flow of pesticides.
  • Effect of cropping systems on sediment movement.
  • Quantification of splash sediment as influenced by cropping systems.
  • Quantification of the erosive potential of snow.


  • Advisory Committee Eastern Canada Soil and Water Conservation Centre.
  • Adjunct Professor, Dalhousie University, DalTech
  • AAFC's Working Group on Employment Equity

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.



Other Science Related Publications:


  • Edwards, L.M. (2012). "A basis for decision making on soil conservation in Prince Edward Island PEI, Canada: Considering the evidence.", 67th Annual International Conference of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), Fort Worth, TX, USA, July 22-25, 2012, pp. 33.


  • Acheampong, S., Thistlewood, H.M.A., Thurston, M., Leaming, C., Holder, D., Edwards, L.M., Richardson, T., and Sinclair, B.J. (2011). "Drosophila suzukii, A New Invasive Pest of Stone Fruit and Grapes in British Columbia.", 85th Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference, Portland, OR, USA.
  • Thistlewood, H.M.A., Acheampong, S., Thurston, M., Leaming, C., Holder, D., Edwards, L.M., and Sinclair, B.J. (2011). "Drosophila suzukii, a new pest of stone fruits and grapes in British Columbia.", Entomological Societies of British Columbia and Canada Joint Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.


  • Edwards, L.M. (2009). "Challenges of Commercial Biowaste Usage to Reverse Arable Land Degradation in Atlantic Canada.", in Faz Cano, A., Mermut, A.R., Arocena, J.M. and Ortiz Silla, R. (eds.) - Land Degradation and Rehabilitation - Dryland Ecosystems. Advances in GeoEcology Vol. 40, Catena Verlag, Reiskirchen, Germany, Chapter III, pp. 361-368.