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Predicted frequency of wet and dry soil conditions in Tasmanian dairy regions under future climate scenarios
Karen Christie1, Richard Rawnsley1, Brendan Cullen2, Matthew Bell2 and Richard Eckard2

What has Australian agronomy contributed to world food security in the last 20 years, and what lies ahead?
R J Clements

Mineralisation of chicory and lucerne residues under field conditions
Matthew Gardner1,3, Jason Condon2,3, Guangdi Li2,3, Mark Conyers2,3, Richard Hayes2,3, Jeff McCormick 2,3 and Brian Dear2,3

Nutrient Supply and Management
Patrick Heffer

Complex feedbacks can make agronomic management of greenhouse gas emissions difficult in subtropical agricultural systems.
Neil Huth1, Peter Thorburn2, Craig Thornton3 and Bruce Radford3

Thoughts on capturing opportunities and overcoming obstacles for australian agriculture related to electronic agriculture
David W. Lamb

Are Australian farmers, the agricultural research community and governments capable of adapting to changing paradigms in agronomy?
Jock Laurie

Chemical-free agriculture: obstacles and assumptions
Jennifer Marohasy1 and John Abbot

Raising the genetic potential of rainfed crops through biotechnology - opportunities and challenges.
Greg Rebetzke and Allan Green

Historical trends in rainfall and temperature in Queensland’s mixed farming zone
Dhananjay K. Singh, Richard A. Routley, Suzette Argent and Andrew Zull

The impact of climate and technology on Australian grain yields.
David Stephens1, Andries Potgieter2, Al Doherty3, Peter Davis3 and Mike Nunweek1

Adaptation strategies to climate change for New Zealand cropping rotations
Edmar I. Teixeira, Hamish E. Brown, Andrew L. Fletcher, Guillermo Hernandez-Ramirez, Afshin Soltani, Suvi Viljanen-Rollinson, Abie Horrocks and Paul Johnstone

Capturing opportunities and overcoming obstacles for Australian agronomy related to weed management
Steven Walker

Mapping the first summer rains in the Northern Agricultural Region of Western Australia
Nat Raisbeck-Brown1 and David Gobbett2

Tracking climate adaptation of growers in the Victorian Wimmera through varying seasonal conditions
Ashley Wallace1, 3, Patricia Hill2, James Nuttall2, Roger Armstrong2, Chris Sounness1 and Danielle Park1

Drought experienced by Australian wheat: current and future trends
Karine Chenu1 and Scott Chapman2

Climate change: what mixed farmers in Queensland really think and their strategies to manage it.
Suzette Argent1, David Lawrence1, Howard Cox1, Rhonda Toms-Morgan2 , Richard Routley1, Lester Pahl1, Byrony Daniels3, Roger Sneath4 and Tim Emery5.

The challenge of engaging with farmers about the impacts of, and their adaptation to, climate change
Michael Robertson1 and Roy Murray-Prior2

Genetic Resources and the Challenge of Climate Change
Robert Redden1, Glenn Fitzerald1, Li Ling2 and Jens Berger3.

The potential for inhibitor coated nitrogen fertilisers to reduce agricultural fertiliser N losses
Helen Suter1, Deli Chen1, Charlie Walker2 and Rohan Davies2

Know the factors that affect the usage of CO2 in a FACE system and adjust accordingly
Mahabubur Mollah1,3, Debra Partington2 and Glenn Fitzgerald1

Effects of elevated CO2 on vitamin E concentrations in grains of two wheat cultivars – A FACE study
Sabine Tausz-Posch1, Violace A. Putri1, Saman Seneweera1, Robert Norton1,2, Glenn Fitzgerald3 and Michael Tausz4

Heat waves and wheat growth under a future climate
James Nuttall1, Scott Brady2, Jason Brand1, Garry O’Leary1 and Glenn J Fitzgerald1

Opportunities to sequester carbon in soil: management of perennial pastures
Susan E Orgill1, Jason Condon2, Mark Conyers1, Richard Greene3 and Brian Murphy4

Paired-sites to engage farmers and understand soil organic matter and carbon
David Lawrence1, Mike Bell2, Phil Moody3, Brian Johnson1, Rod O’Connor1 and Rhonda Toms-Morgan4

Soil and pasture responses to poultry litter biochar combined with nitrogen fertiliser on a degraded red Vertosol in Tamworth, NSW Australia
Malem McLeod1, Peter Slavich2 and Steve Harden1

Biochar can enhance soil fertility and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Annette Cowie1, Lukas Van Zwieten 1,2, Bhupinder Pal Singh1,2, Peter Quin1 and Iain Young3

Weather Certificates and their use to mitigate adverse weather conditions
Jonathan Barratt

Particulate and mineral-associated organic carbon fractions as influenced by corn residue incorporation and simulated tillage
Yadunath Bajgai1,4, Paul Kristiansen1, Nilantha Hulugalle2 and Melinda McHenry3

Timing of autumn breaks and length of springs in Tasmanian dairy regions under future climate scenarios
Karen Christie1, Richard Rawnsley1, Brendan Cullen2, Matthew Bell2 and Richard Eckard2

Potential biodiesel crops for marginal land in Australia
Daniel K.Y. Tan1, Inakwu O.A. Odeh1, Tihomir Ancev1

Impact of climate change on wheat production and profitability in Queensland
Andrew F. Zull, Dhananjay K. Singh, Richard A. Routley and Scott Geddes

Scenarios of future climates at the sub-regional scale in Queensland’s mixed farming zone
Dhananjay K. Singh, Andrew Zull and Richard A. Routley

Participatory climate risk assessment with dryland farmers
Uday Nidumolu1, Peter Hayman2, Zvi Hochman3, D Raji Reddy4 and G Sreenivas4

Can agronomic management mitigate N2O loss from high rainfall cropping systems?
Rob Harris1, Sally Officer1, Trish Hill2, Roger Armstrong2 and Deb Partington1

Greenhouse gas emissions from legume and grass pastures prior to cropping.
David Lester1, Rod O’Connor2, Brian Johnson2, David Lawrence2 and Peter Grace3

Use of nitrification inhibitors to reduce N2O emissions from southern pastures
Helen Suter1, Humaira Sultana1, Charlie Walker2, Rohan Davies2 and Deli Chen1

Effect of elevated CO2 and N level on growth of wheat and field pea
Clayton Butterly1, Roger Armstrong2, Deli Chen3, Nicole Mathers2 and Caixian Tang1

APSoil-providing soils information to consultants, farmers and researchers
Neal Dalgliesh1, Brett Cocks1 and Heidi Horan2

Yield Gap Analysis: quantifying the gap between farmers’ wheat yields and water limited yield potential
Zvi Hochman1, David Gobbett2, Dean Holzworth3, Oswald Marinoni1, Tim McClelland4, Harm van Rees5, Javier Navarro Garcia1 and Heidi Horan1

Dynamic Deficits for Irrigated Cotton – matching the soil water to plant requirements.
Rose Brodrick, James Neilsen, Michael Bange, Darin Hodgson and Louise Mundey

Water use and water use efficiency of wheat under a Free Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) experiment
Garry O’Leary, James Nuttall, Glenn J Fitzgerald and Brendan Christy

Modelling water-use of irrigated forage systems in northern Victoria
Alister Lawson, Kevin Kelly and Mary-Jane Rogers

Potential of dual gamma-ray and electromagnetic induction sensors to map soil type and plant available water capacity
Mike T F Wong1 and Roger Lawes2

Utilising Soil Water Sensing and Modelling to Guide Grower Decision Making in Dryland Cropping Systems - A Case Study
Tony Craddock1 and Brett Cocks2

Does control of summer fallow weeds improve whole-farm productivity in both Mediterranean and temperate environments? A simulation analysis
Andrew D. Moore and James Hunt

Development, growth and water extraction of seedling lucerne grown on two contrasting soil types
Richard Sim1, Derrick Moot1, Hamish Brown2 and Edmar Teixeira2

Rice and sweet corn response to high levels of water supply
Vilayphone Sourideth1,2, Jaquie Mitchell2 and Shu Fukai2

Soil Water Express – a system to generate approximate soil water characterisations and current soil water estimates from minimal input data
Lawrence Burk1 and Neal Dalgliesh2

Micro-basin technology in Ethiopia – is it worth the effort?
Tewodros Mesfin1, Carina Moeller1, 2 and Floris Van Ogtrop1

Subsoil manuring on problem clay soils: increasing crop yields to the next level
Peter Sale1, Jaikirat Gill1, Renick Peries2 and Caixian Tang1

Waterlogging, anoxia and wheat growth in surface irrigated soils
Sam North

Water relations in two cultivars of Napier grass under variable water supply and temperature conditions
Solomon Mwendia1, Isa Yunusa1, Brian Sindel1, Wal Whalley1 and Innocent Kariuki2

Water extraction of solid and skip-row cotton
Jos Payero1, Geoff Robinson2, Graham Harris, and Dhananjay Singh2

Summer fallow management in 2010 across Central West NSW
Barry Haskins1 and Colin McMaster2

Management strategies to improve water-use efficiency of barley in Tasmania
Tina Botwright Acuna1, Peter Johnson2, Marek Matuszek1 and Shaun Lisson3

Using soil water content to predict pasture growth rates
Brendan R. Cullen1 and Ian R. Johnson2

Can changes in the cropping/livestock mix, moisture seeking planting and fallow length mitigate the impacts of climate change in Queensland?
Howard Cox1, Daniel Rodriguez2, Brendan Power1 and Peter de Voil1

Utilising Chicken Litter as a Soil Improvement Agent
Tony Craddock

Agriculture and Languages Other than English
Luise Mock

Semi-automated, non-weighing, pot-in-bucket (PIB), water management in pot plant culture.
Mal Hunter, Jaquie Mitchell and Mark Dieters

Water application strategies for lucerne
Alister Lawson, Mary-Jane Rogers and Kevin Kelly

LPAD: a lysimetery platform to phenotype the temporal transpiration pattern for field crops over the growing cycle.
Greg McLean1, Richard Sulman2 and Graeme L. Hammer3

Simulated soil water balance is affected by crop rotation/irrigation systems in the irrigated Lockyer Valley, Queensland, Australia
Shreevatsa Kodur1, Brett Robinson1, Jenny Foley1, Mark Silburn1 and Tim Ellis2

Climate conditions affected the simulated soil water balance of an irrigated vegetable rotation in the Lockyer Valley, Australia
Shreevatsa Kodur1, Brett Robinson1, Jenny Foley1, Mark Silburn1 and Tim Ellis2

Producing more with less using retro-fit telemetry to reduce energy and water consumption during carrot production
SJ Lambert1, FS Hay1, W.Cotching1, T Norton1 and CJ Birch1

Lucerne creates a dry soil buffer to at least 5m
Malcolm McCaskill1 and Gavin Kearney2

Maintaining yield / reducing nitrogen losses in water: a sustainable solution for sugarcane production systems
Anthony Webster1, Rebecca Bartley2, John Armour3, Jon Brodie4 and Peter Thorburn5

Nitrous oxide emissions in medium rainfall cropping environments: merely interesting, or actually important?
Patricia Hill1, Roger Armstrong1, Debra Partington2, Rob Harris2 and Ashley Wallace1

The Soil Evaporation Potentiality Index: a toolkit of holistic indicators to monitor soil salinity and associated soil and vegetation degradation, for agricultural productivity in upland environments.
Glen Bann

Important principles of pasture management demonstrated within the Cicerone Project’s grazed farmlet experiment: some personal reflections
Jim Scott

Increasing soil fertility and altering legume-grass balance as adaptation strategies for sustainable livestock production under climate change
Afshin Ghahramani and Andrew D. Moore

Southern Australian feed-base pasture audit
Graham Donald1,2, Stuart Burge3 and Cameron Allan4.

The advantages and disadvantages of pasture cropping in Western Australia
Phil Barrett-Lennard 1, Perry Dolling2 and David Ferris3

Opportunities for grazing crop/pasture intercrops
Penny Roberts Craig1, 2 David Coventry1 and Janelle Hocking Edwards2

Potential of Desmanthus spp. in northern New South Wales
Suzanne P. Boschma1, Graham J. Crocker1,3, Bruce C. Pengelly2 and Steven Harden1

EverFarm: Piloting a strategic decision making process to improve grazing farm systems.
Alison Southwell1, Michael Reynolds2, Geoff Saul3, Lloyd Kingham4

New tall fescue cultivars for medium to low rainfall environments in southern Australia
Carol Harris1,7, Steve Clark2,7, Richard Culvenor3,7, Guangdi Li4,7, Matthew Gardner5,7, Richard Hayes4,7, Zhongnan Nie2,7 , Mark Norton6,7 and Bronwen Clark2,7

Novel Cocksfoots for SE Australia – Establishment and production
Steve Clark1,7, Richard Culvenor2,7, Matthew Gardner3,7, Carol Harris4,7, Richard Hayes5,7, Guangdi Li5,7, Zhongnan Nie1,7, Mark Norton6,7 and Bronwen Clark1,7

Seasonal production of coloured brome (Bromus coloratus Steud) cv. Exceltas, a new high quality perennial temperate pasture grass
Eric Hall and Andrea Hurst

Evaluating new phalaris populations for lower rainfall margins in SE Australia
Richard Culvenor1,7, Steve Clark2,7, Guangdi Li3,7, Matthew Gardner3,4,7, Carol Harris5,7, Richard Hayes3,7, Zhongnan Nie2,7 and Mark Norton6,7

Assessment of Lotus tenuis for desirable seed production characteristics
Peter Lane, David Parsons, Phillipa Green and Eric Hall

Leucaena: Highlighting the value of good agronomy for establishing pasture systems.
Stuart Buck1, Gavin Peck2, Brian Johnson3 and David Lawrence4

Companion legume species maximise productivity of chicory (Cichoruim intybus)
Guangdi Li1, Richard Hayes1, Matthew Gardner2, Jeff McCormick1, Matt Newell3, Graeme Sandral1, Richard Lowrie1 and Hao Zhang4

A survey of farmer practice on the establishment, duration and production of pastures in the mixed farming zone of southern New South Wales
Jeff McCormick1,3, Guangdi Li1,3, Richard Hayes1,3, Geoff Casburn1,3, Matt Gardner1,3, Graeme Sandral1,3, Mark Peoples2,3 and Tony Swan2,3

Crop yield, pasture yield, and environmental impact of pasture cropping with sub-tropical perennials.
Phil Ward1,2, David Ferris2,3, Roger Lawes1,2, Nicola Palmer1,2, Shayne Micin1 and Phil Barrett-Lennard2,4

Low-input, high-quality legume hays for north Queensland.
Kendrick Cox1, Mark Keating1, Steven Dayes1 and Chris Gardiner2

Nutritive value of silage from perennial ryegrass, plantain and lucerne pastures in south west Victoria
Margaret Raeside, Zhongnan Nie, Jean Lamb, Alan Byron and Ralph Behrendt

Summer sowing: a new alternative technique to introduce annual pasture legumes into mixed farming systems
Angelo Loi, B.J. Nutt, R. Yates and M. D’Antuono

Success of perennial pasture establishment at different sowing times and under a cover crop in the mixed farming zone
Guangdi Li1,4, Richard Hayes1,4, Jeff McCormick1,4, Matthew Gardner2,4, Graeme Sandral1,4, Mark Peoples3,4, Tony Swan3,4 and Richard Lowrie1

To under-sow or not? A decision support tool to determine the most profitable method of pasture establishment
Jeff McCormick1,3, Richard Hayes1,3, Guangdi Li1,3, Tom Nordblom1,3, Geoff Casburn1,3, Tim Hutchings1, Andrew D. Moore2,3, Eric Zurcher2,3, Mark Peoples2,3 and Tony Swan2,3

A survey of land use and management, North-West Slopes of New South Wales
Sean R. Murphy and Peter T. Sanson

Identifying lucerne growers’ usage and needs through a survey for breeding new generation lucerne varieties
Shoba Venkatanagappa

Pasture legume production severely reduced when co-sown with winter forage cereals
Lindsay Bell1, John Lawrence1, Simon Jasper2 and Chris Guppy2

Graziers, pasture seed industry and researchers are concerned about pasture productivity decline.
Gavin Peck1, David Lawrence1, Stuart Buck2 and Brian Johnson1

Tasmanian pasture resource audit: Snapshot of functional group composition in 2011
Rowan Smith, Ross Corkrey, Gary Martin, Brian Field and Peter Ball

Seed rain of Microlaena stipoides
Meredith Mitchell1,5, Jim Virgona2, Joe Jacobs3 and David Kemp4

Austrodanthonia spp. in grazed native pastures on the Monaro tableland, NSW
Jo Powells1, Denys Garden2, Luke Pope3, Douglas Alcock3 and Karl Grigulis4

The germination, passage and viability of Desmanthus virgatus (L.) Willenow seed through sheep and its implication for dispersal in tropical rangelands
Chris Gardiner1, Carole Wright2 and Michele Coventry3

Improving mineral availability for grazing livestock in Australian pasture systems by using plantain and lucerne
Margaret Raeside, Zhongnan Nie and Ralph Behrendt

Weed control options for pasture cropping systems in the West Midlands of Western Australia
John Borger1 and David Ferris2,3

Evaluating the importance of a potential source of error when applying shoot 15N labelling techniques to legumes to quantify the below-ground transfer of nitrogen to other species
Matthew Gardner1,4, Mark Peoples3,4, Jason Condon2,4, Guangdi Li2,4, Mark Conyers2,4 and Brian Dear2,4

The search for sustainable stocking rates on Chinese desert steppe
David Kemp1, Han Guodong2, David Michalk1,3, Wang Zhongwu2 and Zhou Mengli2

Use of non fertiliser “growth promotants” as alternatives to urea on high production pastures
Neil Griffiths1, Peter Beale2 and Craig Muir3

Hard seed breakdown rates of six tropical ley pasture legumes.
John Lawrence1, Lindsay Bell1 and Marie Breton2

Crop yields and food security: will yield increases continue to feed the world?
Tony Fischer1, Derek Byerlee2 and Greg Edmeades3

Economics, productivity and natural resources in agricultural systems
Bruce Gardiner1 and Nicole Gammie2

Managing the key risks of farming; climate and commodity price variability
Kieran Ransom1 and Rob Harris2

The value of a boundary organization in mediating knowledge on sustainable farming systems
Lisa Lobry de Bruyn

Genetically engineered forage crops: New Zealand public attitudes
Bruce Small

Sustainable Grains Production Course – building grains industry futures.
Craig Birchall, Michael Coleman, Felicity Harrop, Neil Fettell and Brian Sindel

Sustainable crop intensification: Capturing opportunities in a highly variable climate with relay crops
Joseph X Eyre1, John P Dimes1, Howard Cox1 and Daniel Rodriguez2

Australia’s declining crop yield trends I: Donald revisited.
Andrew Lake

Serious games to explore uncertainty of future farms
James Fisher1, Imma Farr2, Anne Dray3, Nirav Khimashia4 and Pascal Perez3,5

Allometric relationships of canopy organ development in rice and maize
Youhong Song1,5, Colin Birch2,5, Delphine Luquet3 and Jim Hanan4

Canopy development and radiation use efficiency of four forage brassica crops
Andrew L. Fletcher1,2, Emmanuel Chakwizira1, Shane Maley1 and Mike George1

The influence of development on early growth in wheat
Felicity Harris1,2, Jim Virgona1,2, John Angus2,3, Peter Martin2,4 and Jason Condon1,

Root development of rice under flooded and aerobic conditions
Jaquie Mitchell1, Michael Owusu1,2 and Shu Fukai1

Mechanisms of drought response in summer forage brassicas
Emmanuel Chakwizira and Andrew L. Fletcher

Vegetative development of four annual clovers
H. Nori, A.D. Black and D.J. Moot

Maize canopy development in response to increasing plant population density
Yukui Rui1, Jing Hao1, Guta Bedane2, Colin J Birch3,4 and Youhong Song4,5

The effects of plant growth regulators on winter and spring canola (Brassica napus L.) types in the High Rainfall Zone of south-eastern Australia
Penny A. Riffkin1, Garry O’Leary2 and Tina Acua3

Effects of high temperature at different developmental stages on the yield of chickpea
V. Devasirvatham1,2, D.K.Y. Tan1, P.M. Gaur2, T.N Raju1 and R.M. Trethowan1

Nitrogen stress during tillering decreases lodging risk and increases yield of irrigated bread-wheat (Triticum aestivum) in north-eastern Australia.
Allan Peake1, Kerry Bell2, Nick Poole3 and John Lawrence1

Regrowth and grain recovery of spring wheats following early defoliation
Tian Lihua1,2, Ainsleigh Wixon2,3 and Lindsay Bell2

Optimising flowering time, phase duration, HI and yield of milling wheat in different rainfall zones of southern Australia
James Hunt1, Neil Fettell2, Jon Midwood3, Paul Breust4, Renick Peries5, Jaikirat S Gill6 and Annieka Paridaen3

Effects of plant growth regulators that reduce stem height on yield of wheat in southern Australia
JT Bennett1,2, JM Virgona1, PJ Martin1 and P O’Connell3

The effect of time of sowing on phenology and yield of chickpeas at Trangie Central West, NSW, 2011
Leigh Jenkins1 and Rohan Brill2

Identifying a non-destructive technique to assess nematode tolerance in wheat variety trials.
Jeremy Whish1, John Thompson2, Tim Clewett2 and John Lawrence1

Transform™ Insecticide (sulfoxaflor) for control of aphids in canola
Robert Annetts1, Natalie Elias2 and Ian Corr3

Susceptibility of annual medics (Medicago spp.) to powdery mildew (Erysiphe trifolii)
RA Ballard1, DM Peck1, DL Lloyd2, JH Howie1, SJ Hughes1, RE Hutton1 and BA Morgan1

Have you considered the biosecurity risks of your agricultural consultancy, field research or field day?
Judy Bellati1, Louise Rossiter2, Jim Moran3, Jeff Russell4, Jo Slattery5 and Sharyn Taylor6

Rice germplasm selection and production systems for the Northern Territory.
Rowena Eastick, Nick Hartley, Malcolm Bennett and Mark Hearnden

Sugarcane for water-limited environments: 3.Transpiration efficiency of commercial and wild relatives of sugarcane
Jayampathi Basnayake1, Philip Jackson2, Geoff Inman-Bamber3 and Prakash Lakshmanan4

Genotype by environment (GxE) interactions for root depth of wheat: Associations and implications
Len J. Wade1 and Tina L. Botwright-Acuna2

Yield components of high-yielding Australian cotton cultivars
Christopher R. Kilby1, Daniel K.Y. Tan1, Brian L. Duggan2 and Greg A. Constable2

Investigation of gene expression underpinning partitioning of seed storage compounds in legumes
Youhong Song1, Siyang Liao1, Xin-Ding Wang1, Michael B. Sheahan1, Manohar L. Garg2 and Ray J. Rose1

Persistence of pasture legumes in southern and central Queensland
Gavin Peck1, Trevor Hall1, Richard Silcock2, Bob Clem3, Stuart Buck4 and Graham Kedzlie1

Potential use of new generation annual pasture legumes in crop-pasture rotations in central and southern NSW
Belinda Hackney1,2, Craig Rodham2,3 and John Piltz2,3

High temperature effects on development and floret sterility of diverse sorghum lines
Chuc Thi Nguyen 1, Vijaya Singh1, Erik van Oosterom1,2, David Jordan3, Scott Chapman4 and Graeme Hammer2

Characterisation of drought stress dynamics in European maize crops
Matthew Harrison1,2, Graeme Hammer2, Carlos Messina3, Zhanshan Dong3 and Franois Tardieu1

A model for predicting milling yield in wheat
James Nuttall, Garry O’Leary, Joe Panozzo and Glenn J Fitzgerald

Field assessment of pre-harvest sprouting of wheat varieties in Western Australia
Sarah Ellis, Ben Biddulph and Kevin Young

Grain protein concentration of several commercial wheat varieties
Rohan Brill1, Matt Gardner2, Neil Fettell3, Peter Martin4, Barry Haskins5 and Guy McMullen2

Grazing barley controls early foliar diseases, has manageable impacts on malting barley grain quality but suffers a yield penalty.
Andrea Hills1 and Blakely Paynter2

A wet summer followed by a wet winter, a recipe for severe take-all damage to cereal crops in cereal dominant rotations
R Lawes1, VVSR Gupta2 and D Roget2

Rhizoctonia root rot suppression in an alkaline calcareous soil from a low rainfall farming system
Rowena Davey1,2 Ann McNeill1 ,Vadakattu Gupta3 and Stephen Barnett2

Seed impurity undermines stripe rust resistance
Steven Simpfendorfer1, Anke Martin2 and Mark Sutherland2

The impact of crop rotation and nutrition on Rhizoctonia disease incidence in cereals on grey calcareous soils of upper Eyre Peninsula
Amanda Cook1, Nigel Wilhelm1, Gupta VVSR2 and Alison Frischke3

Enhancing plant disease prediction using leaf wetness forecasting
Simone Kreidl1, Malcolm McCaskill2, Robert Holmes1, Subhash Sharma3, Oscar Villalta1 and Debra Partington2

Potential for dual-purpose crops in Australia’s northern crop-livestock regions
Lindsay Bell1, John Kirkegaard1, Julianne Lilley1, Craig Birchall2, Simon Jasper 2 and Sam Simons3

Break crops pay in the Victorian Mallee
Claire Browne1, James Hunt2 and Therese McBeath3

Seeding rate responses of new durum cultivars in Southern Australia.
Kenton Porker1, Robert Wheeler1 and John Green2

Expanded row configuration options for Australian rain-fed cotton
Michael Bange1, Jane Caton1, Darin Hodgson1, Rose Brodrick1, David Kelly2, Robert Eveleigh3, John Marshall3 and James Quinn3

Using a crop model to characterise the developmental phenotype of different wheat varieties.
Hamish Brown1, Catherine Munro1, Neil Huth2 and Esther Meenken1

Frost risk associated with growing maize for silage on Tasmanian dairy farms
Keith G. Pembleton and Richard P. Rawnsley

Diversification from cropping into mixed crop-livestock systems – the sustainability risks posed by hay removal from pasture or forage blocks
Mike Bell1, Gary Harch2 and Phil Moody3

Integrated agronomic and economic analysis of fodder options for Tibetan farming systems
Tim Heath1, Jin Tao2, Colin Brown3, Scott Waldron3, John Wilkins4, John Piltz4, Jay Cummins5, Carol Rose6, David Coventry1 and Ann McNeill1

Grazing spring variety cereal crops reduces supplementary feeding in mixed cropping and sheep farms
Dean T. Thomas1, Katrien Descheemaeker2 and Andrew D. Moore3

An alternative storage technique for maintaining maize seed quality in West Timor
EY Hosang1,2, MW Sutherland2, NP Dalgliesh3 and JPM Whish3

Sequence effects on cropping system productivity and profitability in two environments in Western Australia
Bob French1, Raj Malik2 and Mark Seymour3

Improved crop production in response to intensively grazed improved legume pastures
Roy Latta and Jessica Crettenden

Scoping early sown canola in Western Australia
Darshan L Sharma, Glen Riethmuller, Caroline Peek, Doug Abrecht and Geraldine Pasqual

Decision Support Systems (DSS) –Where success is failure of continued use
Bill Long1 and Kevin Parton2

Grain size distribution: computation, interpretation and utilisation for minimising small grain screenings in cereals
Darshan L Sharma, Mario F D’Antuono and Troy D Adriansz

VarietyChooser: the flexible cropping management tool
Elizabeth Warden1 and Graeme McIntosh2

Rice grain yield - a comparison between direct seeding and transplanting in Lao PDR
John Smith1, Shu Fukai2 and Jaquie Mitchell2

Effects of row spacing and row placement on grain yield in a sorghum/wheat sequence under high rainfall
A.G. Verrell

The effect of sowing depth on the establishment of several commercial wheat varieties
Rohan Brill1, Guy McMullen2 and Matt Gardner2

The gap between yield potential and reality for continuous wheat in wet years in a dry environment.
Ben Jones1 and Dave Monks2

Improving reliability of maize production in variable rainfall environments of the North East Region.
C.J. Birch1, 4, D.L. George2, A. Lisle2 and F. Solomon3

Achievable sorghum yields under favourable conditions in north western NSW.
Loretta Serafin1, Ben Frazer1, Guy McMullen1, Tim Burley2 and Trevor Philp3

Soil compaction under cotton pickers: preliminary results
Michael Braunack, Jo Price and Darin Hodgson

Rice in the Ord: Opportunities and threats
Siva Sivapalan

Canola growth and development in central western NSW
K A Hertel

The Influence of planting date, sowing depth and soil type on chickpea production with no-tillage in northern New South Wales
Bruce Haigh and Guy McMullen

Break crops can improve wheat production in the Mallee
Angela Clough1 and Dave Monks2

The profitability of dryland forage crops: a modelling analysis in Central Queensland.
Stuart Buck1, Rebecca Gowen2 and Maree Bowen3

Wheat time of sowing and cultivar selection can be used to manage risk in low rainfall southern Australia.
R Latta 1,3, T McBeath2 and C Paterson1

Soil and crop management to increase income of rice farmers in Aceh, Indonesia
Malem McLeod1, P. Slavich1, Irhas3, B. Keen1, M. Ferizal3, C. Caniago3, M. Ramlan3, M. Ismail3, G. Tinning1, A. Gani4 and T. Iskandar3

Break crops can be grown in the Mallee with a low risk of wind erosion
Angela Clough1 and Dave Monks2

The influence of row spacing on grain yield in drill sown rice
John Smith1 and Russell Ford2

Assessment of the degree of impact of factors affecting micronaire in cotton
Michael Bange, Jane Caton and Darin Hodgson

The potential for thin biodegradable film in the Australian cotton industry
Michael Braunack and Jo Price

Getting N management right to meet malting specifications for barley
Matthew Gardner1, Guy McMullen1 and Rohan Brill2

Lodging management for Commander Barley
Matthew Gardner and Guy McMullen

Electromagnetic Induction methods for monitoring soil water in irrigated cropping systems.
Neil Huth1, Graham Boulton2, Neal Dalgliesh2, Brett Cocks2 and Perry Poulton2

Improved monitoring of soil water resources to benefit crop management decisions
Perry Poulton1 and Neil Huth2

Bridging the Yield Gap : Diagnosing poor performing patches from paddock to farm scale
Yvette Oliver, Michael Robertson and Roger Lawes

Leaf Nitrogen Determination using Handheld Meters
M.M. Ali1, Ahmed Al-Ani1, Derek Eamus2 and Daniel K.Y. Tan3

Use of mobile devices in extension and agricultural production- a case study
Karen Roberts1 and Graeme McIntosh2

Field-based rapid phenotyping with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
Eileen M. Perry1, Jason Brand2, Surya Kant3 and Glenn J. Fitzgerald4

CliMate – a smartphone App for analysing climate data
David Freebairn1 and David McClymont2

SoilMapp – mobilising Australian soil data
Mark Thomas1, Neal Dalgliesh2, Peter Wilson3, Kavinga Hubert4, David Jacquier3, Garry Swan3, Dean Holzworth2, Matthew Birks5, Linda Brunker6 and Paul Davis7

Site-specific measurements of apparent electrical conductivity (ECa) correlate to neutron moisture probe counts: Towards the spatial measurement of soil moisture content for precision agriculture.
John N. Stanley1,2, Derek A. Schneider1,2 and David W. Lamb1,2.

The integration and validation of precision management tools in mixed farming systems.
Peter McEntee1, Robert Belford1, Roger Mandel1, John Harper2 and Mark Trotter3

Mixing grapes and grain - Scoping the opportunity for selective harvesting in cereals
Rob Bramley1, Damian Mowat1, David Gobbett1, Mark Branson2, Ashley Wakefield3 and Randall Wilksch4

Controlled traffic experiences and results in a diversified vegetable industry
John McPhee1 and Peter Aird2

Examining the potential for active optical sensors to provide biomass estimation in improved and native pastures
Mark Trotter1,2, David Lamb1,2, Derek Schneider1,2, Clare Edwards1,3, Malcolm McPhee1,4 and Greg Falzon1,5

Low induction number EM surveys for assessing land management attributes in upland environments.
Glen Bann

Comparison of soil conductivity measured by ERT and EM38 geophysical methods along irrigated paddock transects on Black Vertosol soils
Jenny Foley1, Anna Greve2, Neil Huth3 and Mark Silburn1

CropMate™ a web based decision support tool helping farmers make agronomic decisions using historic and forecast weather and climate data.
Graeme McIntosh1 and David Herridge2

Detection of pasture pests using proximal PA sensors: a preliminary study investigating the relationship between EM38, NDVI, elevation and redheaded cockchafer in the Gippsland region
Amy Cosby1, Mark Trotter1, Greg Falzon1,3, John Stanley1, Kevin Powell2, Rebecca Bruce2 and David Lamb1

Chemical control of onion grass (Romulea rosea) in native pastures
Zhongnan Nie1, Reto Zollinger1, Aggie Stevenson2 and Bruce Knee2

Annual ryegrass (Lolium rigidum) control with pre-emergent herbicides under different tillage systems
Sam Kleemann1, Gurjeet Gill1 and Chris Preston1

Novel herbicide tolerance in Lentils.
Jason Brand1, Mick Lines2, Larn McMurray2 and Michael Materne1

Grain yield implications of crop-topping pulses for late weed control in south-eastern Australia
Mick Lines1, Larn McMurray1 and Jason Brand2

Sustainable weed control in cucurbit crops: A scoping study
Michael Coleman1, Brian Sindel1, 2 and Paul Kristiansen1

Tolerance of Trifolium tumens (Talish Clover) to pre- and post-emergent herbicides
Angus Galloway, David Parsons, Eric Hall and Peter Lane

Australia’s declining crop yield trends II: The role of nitrogen nutrition.
Andrew W. H. Lake

Extractable phosphorus (Colwell) concentrations of soil after banding fertiliser with seed in relation to the critical phosphorus requirement of a wheat crop
Richard Culvenor1, Richard Simpson1, Adam Stefanski1, Scott McDonald1, Neil Fettell2, Allan Rattey1 and Alan Richardson1

The form and fate of stubble phosphorus in cropping soils
Sarah Noack1, Mike McLaughlin1, Ronald Smernik1, Therese McBeath2 and Roger Armstrong3

Nutrient management to nutrient stewardship
Robert M Norton1 and Terry L. Roberts2

Nutrient use-efficiency in current and redundant cotton cultivars
Ian Rochester and Greg Constable

Comparison of decision tools to improve the nitrogen management in irrigated maize under Mediterranean conditions in Spain
Ramon Isla1, Francisco Valentin3, Dolores Qulez1, Monica Guillen1, Joaquin Aibar2 and Marisa Maturano3

Early growth of field peas under saline and boron toxic soils
Sarita Jane Bennett

The impact of lime and gypsum on pasture composition in a grass/legume mixture grown on a shallow acidic loam
Richard Hayes1, Mark Conyers1, Guangdi Li1, Andrew Price1, Graeme Poile1, Matthew Gardner2, Graeme Sandral1 and Jeff McCormick1,3

Sodium Chloride induced salinity reduces the microbial processes in soil
Zahir Shah1 and Syed Asif Shah2

Knowledge is power in soil acidity management
James Fisher 1, Chris Gazey 2, Joel Andrew3 and Steve Carr4

Seasonal mobility of boron and salt in relation to rainfall across the growing season
Hilary Jane Farr1 and Sarita Jane Bennett2

Utilising Chicken Litter as a Crop Fertiliser – Do We Need to Apply Additional Conventional Fertiliser?
Tony Craddock

Application of Diffusive Gradients in Thin-films (DGT) to measure potassium and sulphur availability in agricultural soils
Sean Mason1, Ann McNeill1, Yulin Zhang1, Mike J. McLaughlin1, 2 and Chris Guppy3

Soil test values and nutrient balances from a long term fertilizer experiment.
Robert M Norton1, Peter Howie2 and Charlie Walker3.

Break crops for disease and nutrient management in intensive cereal cropping
Vadakattu Gupta1, Rick Llewellyn1, Therese McBeath1, Stasia Kroker1, Bill Davoren1, Alan McKay2, Kathy Ophel-Keller2 and Anthony Whitbread1,3

Can soil-specific inputs of N fertiliser be a risk-reducing strategy?
Therese McBeath1, Marta Monjardino1, Rick Llewellyn1, Ben Jones2, Jackie Ouzman1, Bill Davoren1 and Lisa Brennan3

Replacement P- can it maintain soil fertility and crop production?
Cathy Paterson1, Roy Latta1, Therese McBeath2 and Sean Mason3

Assessing break crop options for enhanced soil phosphorus availability
Ashlea Doolette1, Ann McNeill1, Roger Armstrong 2 Petra Marschner1 Caixian Tang3 and Chris Guppy4

Wheat yield benefits from fallow due to stored soil water and nitrogen.
Imma Farre1, Michael Robertson2 and Doug Abrecht3

Increasing complexity in nutrient management on clay soils in the northern grain belt – nutrient stratification and multiple nutrient limitations
Mike Bell1, David Lester2, Lawrie Smith2 and Peter Want3

N and P responses for oaten hay
Robert M Norton1, Peter Howie2 and Charlie Walker3

Ammonia volatilisation losses from fertilisers surface-applied to vertosols in the northern Australian grains region
Graeme Schwenke1, Adam Perfrement1, Guy McMullen1, William Manning2

Sub-soil constraints affect responsiveness of wheat to applied Phosphorus
K Dunsford1, RD Armstrong1 and S Mason2

Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) dry matter, root growth and nodulation in response to lime and phosphorus in an acid, high country soil in New Zealand
Saman Berenji, Derrick J. Moot and Jim L. Moir

Effect of rice husk biochar and nitrification inhibitor treated urea on N and other macronutrient uptake by maize.
Hai Nguyen1,2 Graeme Blair1 and Chris Guppy1

Effect of biochar on P uptake from two acid soils
Slamet Supriyadi1, Annette L. Cowie2, Chris Guppy1, Malem K McLeod3 and Heiko Daniel1

Wheat grain nutrient concentrations for south-eastern Australia
Robert M. Norton

Why crops fail to produce grain yield responses to phosphorus fertilisers?
RD Armstrong1, K Dunsford1, MJ McLaughlin2, S Mason2 and T McBeath3

Spatial and temporal trends of CSBP soil and plant analysis data in shires of Western Australia
Andreas Neuhaus1,2, Leisa J Armstrong 2, Sreedhar Nallan2, Keith Ancajas2, Natasha Warnasuriya2 and Aalap Paresh Gandhi2

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