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Earthworms and soil physical quality

Earthworms are called soil ecosystem engineers, as they affect the soil physical properties such as soil structure through their feeding, burrowing and casting activities. While the more...

Supervisor(s): Minasny, Budiman (Dr)

Modelling Greenhouses gas exchanges in the soil and atmosphere

Methane and nitrous oxide are two of the most important greenhouse gases (GHG) , which are produced in the soil from microbial processes. Mitigation strategies to these GHG emission more...

Supervisor(s): Minasny, Budiman (Dr)

Conjoint use of NIR and XRF spectroscopy in the field

Proximal soil sensing techniques are an efficient and effective way to gather information about the soil in the field. They are used to identify and map the areal variations of soil more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

Soil-landscape dynamic modelling

Soil is the largest terrestrial store of carbon. Understanding causes and controls of spatial and temporal variation of this carbon pool is crucial for managing climate change, food more...

Supervisor(s): Minasny, Budiman (Dr)

Understanding phenology and early pod set under high biomass conditions

Faba bean is an important grain legume in Australia. A breeding program to develop suitable varieties for the northern grain growing region of Australia is located at the University more...

Supervisor(s): Adhikari, Kedar (Dr)

Extent of natural outcrossing in faba bean

Faba bean is an important grain legume in Australia. A breeding program to develop suitable varieties for the northern grain growing region of Australia is located at the University more...

Supervisor(s): Adhikari, Kedar (Dr)

Studies on frost tolerance in faba bean

Faba bean is an important grain legume in Australia. A breeding program to develop suitable varieties for the northern grain growing region of Australia is located at the University more...

Supervisor(s): Adhikari, Kedar (Dr)

Genetics studies of rust resistance in faba bean

Faba bean is an important grain legume in Australia. A breeding program to develop suitable varieties for the northern grain growing region of Australia is located at the University more...

Supervisor(s): Adhikari, Kedar (Dr)

Exploring beneficial microbial-plant interactions for crop yield: effects on soil health

Plant traits that affect below-ground processes are seldom considered within breeding programs. Decades of research show that plants do affect soils, and that there is great variati more...

Supervisor(s): Kertesz, Michael (Associate Professor), Dijkstra, Feike (Associate Professor)

Soil in relation to sustainable viticulture in the lower Hunter wine-growing area

The lower Hunter valley, centred on Pokolbin, is Australia’s oldest continuous wine-growing area. It produces wines of high distinction and quality. The University of Sydney F more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)