Soil and the Taste of Food 

Have you ever wondered if soil influences the taste of food or beverages?  

If so you are likely to enjoy these 'conversations' on different soils and food types by Associate Professor Dr Robert Edis CPSS during his time at The University of Melbourne.

Thorpodale Red Ferrosol and chip potatoes

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-thorpdale-red-ferrosol-and-chip-potatoes-13052

Clare Hypercalcic Calcarasol and durum wheat

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-clare-hypercalcic-calcarosol-and-durum-wheat-16174

Boneo Leptic Tenosol and parsnips

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-boneo-leptic-tenosol-and-parsnips-16173

Buderim Red Ferrosol and ginger

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-buderim-red-ferrosol-and-ginger-15583

Darwin Lateritic Red Kandasol and Kensington Pride mangoes

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-kensington-pride-mangoes-and-the-darwin-lateritic-red-kandosol-15582

King Island Currie Yellow kurosol and cheese

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-king-island-cheese-and-currie-yellow-kurosol-14676

Wimmera self mulching Grey Vertosol and green lentils

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-green-lentils-and-the-wimmera-self-mulching-grey-vertosol-14675

Leeton Red Sodosol and jasmine rice

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-jasmine-rice-and-leeton-red-sodosol-14674

Kooweerup Black Vertosol and asparagus

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-peaty-black-vertosol-and-asparagus-13049

Coonawarra Red Dermosol and cabernet sauvignon

http://theconversation.com/the-good-earth-coonawarra-red-dermosol-and-cabernet-sauvignon-13051

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