Spot spraying reduces herbicide concentrations in runoff

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Melland, Alice R., Silburn, D. Mark, McHugh, Allen D., Fillols, Emilie, Rojas-Ponce, Samuel, Baillie, Craig and Lewis, Stephen. 2016. "Spot spraying reduces herbicide concentrations in runoff." Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64 (20), pp. 4009-4020. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.5b03688
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Spot spraying reduces herbicide concentrations in runoff

ERA Journal ID1349
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsMelland, Alice R. (Author), Silburn, D. Mark (Author), McHugh, Allen D. (Author), Fillols, Emilie (Author), Rojas-Ponce, Samuel (Author), Baillie, Craig (Author) and Lewis, Stephen (Author)
Journal TitleJournal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Journal Citation64 (20), pp. 4009-4020
Number of Pages12
Year2016
PublisherAmerican Chemical Society
Place of PublicationUnited States
ISSN0021-8561
1520-5118
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.5b03688
Web Address (URL)https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jafc.5b03688
Abstract

Rainfall simulator trials were conducted on sugar cane paddocks across dry-tropical and subtropical Queensland, Australia, to examine the potential for spot spraying to reduce herbicide losses in runoff. Recommended rates of the herbicides glyphosate, 2,4-D, fluoroxypyr, atrazine, and diuron were sprayed onto 0, 20, 40, 50, 70, or 100% of the area of runoff plots. Simulated rainfall was applied 2 days after spraying to induce runoff at one plant cane and three ratoon crop sites. Over 50% of all herbicides were transported in the dissolved phase of runoff, regardless of the herbicide’s sediment−water partition coefficient. For most sites and herbicides, runoff herbicide concentrations decreased with decreasing spray coverage and with decreasing herbicide load in the soil and cane residues. Importantly, sites with higher infiltration prior to runoff and lower total runoff had lower runoff herbicide concentrations.

Keywordspesticide; water quality; sugar cane; precision spraying; postemergent; pre-emergent; sediment−water partition coefficient
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020300201. Agricultural hydrology
300499. Crop and pasture production not elsewhere classified
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Byline AffiliationsNational Centre for Engineering in Agriculture
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Sugar Research Australia, Australia
Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland
James Cook University
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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Akbar, Ghani, Raine, Steven, McHugh, Allen David and Hamilton, Greg. 2015. "Managing lateral infiltration on wide beds in clay and sandy clay loam using Hydrus 2D." Irrigation Science. 33 (3), pp. 177-190. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-014-0458-9
Reducing energy use and costs in agriculture
Chen, Guangnan, Sandell, Gary and Baillie, Craig. 2015. "Reducing energy use and costs in agriculture." Global Journal of Energy Technology Research Updates. 2 (2), pp. 33-38. https://doi.org/10.15377/2409-5818.2015.02.02.1
Land use: catchment management
Melland, A. R., Jordan, P., Murphy, P. N. C., Mellander, P. -E., Buckley, C. and Shortle, G.. 2014. "Land use: catchment management." Van Alfen , Neal K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of agriculture and food systems. San Diego, CA. United States. Elsevier. pp. 98-113
Alternative energy sources for cotton production in Australia
Chen, Guangnan, Sandell, Gary and Baillie, Craig. 2014. "Alternative energy sources for cotton production in Australia." 18th World Congress of the International Commission of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR 2014): Upgrading the Quality of our Life. Beijing, China 16 - 19 Sep 2014 Kyoto, Japan.
Improving energy efficiency in agriculture
Chen, Guangnan, Sandell, Gary and Baillie, Craig. 2014. "Improving energy efficiency in agriculture." 18th World Congress of the International Commission of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR 2014): Upgrading the Quality of our Life. Beijing, China 16 - 19 Sep 2014 Kyoto, Japan.
Management to improve soil productivity and maximise lateral infiltration in permanent bed-furrow irrigation systems
Hamilton, Greg, Akbar, Ghani, Hassan, Iqbal, Raine, Steve, McHugh, Allen, Fisher, Peter, Bakker, Derk and Sheppard, Jessica. 2014. "Management to improve soil productivity and maximise lateral infiltration in permanent bed-furrow irrigation systems." Patti, Antonio, Tang, Caixan and Wong, Vanessa (ed.) 2014 National Soil Science Conference. Melbourne, Australia 23 - 27 Nov 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
Assessing soil properties of rehabilitated grazing pastures for sustainable and economically viable beef cattle operations: progress report
Bennett, J. McL., Melland, A. R. and Eberhard, J. E.. 2014. Assessing soil properties of rehabilitated grazing pastures for sustainable and economically viable beef cattle operations: progress report. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Using stable isotopes to identify soil moisture sources of key species in riparian woodlands of the northern Murray-Darling Basin
Reardon-Smith, K. M., Le Brocque, A. F., Hollins, S. and Silburn, D. M.. 2011. "Using stable isotopes to identify soil moisture sources of key species in riparian woodlands of the northern Murray-Darling Basin." 11th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference. Cairns, Australia 12 - 14 Jul 2011 Adelaide, Australia.
Coupling of surface water and groundwater nitrate-N dynamics in two permeable agricultural catchments
Mellander, P. - E., Melland, A. R., Murphy, P. N. C., Wall, D. P., Shortle, G. and Jordan, P.. 2014. "Coupling of surface water and groundwater nitrate-N dynamics in two permeable agricultural catchments." The Journal of Agricultural Science. 152, pp. S107-S124. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859614000021
Anaerobic digestion and biogas potential: simulation of lab and industrial-scale processes
Hamawand, Ihsan and Baillie, Craig. 2015. "Anaerobic digestion and biogas potential: simulation of lab and industrial-scale processes." Energies. 8 (1), pp. 454-474. https://doi.org/10.3390/en8010454
Storm-triggered, increased supply of sediment-derived phosphorus to the epilimnion in a small freshwater lake
Crockford, Lucy, Jordan, Phil, Melland, Alice R. and Taylor, David. 2014. "Storm-triggered, increased supply of sediment-derived phosphorus to the epilimnion in a small freshwater lake." Inland Waters. 5 (1), pp. 15-26. https://doi.org/10.5268/IW-5.1.738
An assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring concepts and techniques from commercial yield monitoring systems
Jensen, T. A., Baillie, C., Bramley, R. G. V. and Panitz, J. H.. 2013. "An assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring concepts and techniques from commercial yield monitoring systems." International Sugar Journal: a technical and commercial periodical devoted entirely to the sugar and sweetener industry. 115 (1369), pp. 53-57.
Traffic and tillage effects on runoff and soil loss on the Loess Plateau of northern China
Wang, Xiaoyan, Gao, Huanwen, Tullberg, J. N., Li, Hongwen, Kuhn, Nikolaus, McHugh, A. D. and Li, Yuxia. 2008. "Traffic and tillage effects on runoff and soil loss on the Loess Plateau of northern China." Australian Journal of Soil Research. 46 (8), pp. 667-675. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR08063
Loss of phosphorus and nitrogen in runoff and subsurface drainage from high and low input pastures grazed by sheep in southern Australia
Melland, A. R., McCaskill, M. R., White, R. E. and Chapman, D. F.. 2008. "Loss of phosphorus and nitrogen in runoff and subsurface drainage from high and low input pastures grazed by sheep in southern Australia." Australian Journal of Soil Research. 46 (2), pp. 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR07084
Controlled traffic farming with no tillage for improved fallow water storage and crop yield on the Chinese Loess Plateau
Wang, Qingjie, Chen, Hao, Li, Hongwen, Li, Wenying, Wang, Xiaoyan, McHugh, A. D., He, Jin and Gao, Huanwen. 2009. "Controlled traffic farming with no tillage for improved fallow water storage and crop yield on the Chinese Loess Plateau." Soil and Tillage Research. 104 (1), pp. 192-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2008.10.012
Seed zone properties and crop performance as affected by three no-till seeders for permanent raised beds in arid northwest China
He, Jin, Li, Hongwen, McHugh, Allen David, Wang, Qingjie, Li, Hui, Rasaily, Rabi Gautam and Sarker, Khokan Kumer. 2012. "Seed zone properties and crop performance as affected by three no-till seeders for permanent raised beds in arid northwest China ." Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 11 (10), pp. 1654-1664. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2095-3119(12)60168-3
Controlled traffic farming restores soil structure
McHugh, A. D., Tullberg, J. N. and Freebairn, D. M.. 2009. "Controlled traffic farming restores soil structure." Soil and Tillage Research. 104 (1), pp. 164-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2008.10.010
The Irish agricultural catchments programme: catchment selection using spatial multi-criteria decision analysis
Fealy, R. M., Buckley, C., Mechan, S., Melland, A., Mellander, P. E., Shortle, G., Wall, D. and Jordan, P.. 2010. "The Irish agricultural catchments programme: catchment selection using spatial multi-criteria decision analysis ." Soil Use and Management. 26 (3), pp. 225-236. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-2743.2010.00291.x
Modelling soil phosphorus decline: expectations of Water Framework Directive policies
Schulte, R. P. O., Melland, A. R., Fenton, O., Herlihy, M., Richards, K. and Jordan, P.. 2010. "Modelling soil phosphorus decline: expectations of Water Framework Directive policies ." Environmental Science and Policy. 13 (6), pp. 472-484. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2010.06.002
Using the nutrient transfer continuum concept to evaluate the European Union Nitrates Directive National Action Programme
Wall, D., Jordan, P., Melland, A. R., Mellander, P. -E., Buckley, C., Reaney, S. M. and Shortle, G.. 2011. "Using the nutrient transfer continuum concept to evaluate the European Union Nitrates Directive National Action Programme." Environmental Science and Policy. 14 (6), pp. 664-674. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2011.05.003
Delivery and impact bypass in a karst aquifer with high phosphorus source and pathway potential
Mellander, Per-Erik, Jordan, Phil, Wall, David P., Melland, Alice R., Meehan, Robert A., Kelly, Coran and Shortle, Ger. 2012. "Delivery and impact bypass in a karst aquifer with high phosphorus source and pathway potential." Water Research. 46 (7), pp. 2225-2236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2012.01.048
Stream water quality in intensive cereal cropping catchments with regulated nutrient management
Melland, A. R., Mellander, P. -E., Murphy, P. N. C., Wall, D. P., Mechan, S., Shine, O., Shortle, G. and Jordan, P.. 2012. "Stream water quality in intensive cereal cropping catchments with regulated nutrient management." Environmental Science and Policy. 24, pp. 58-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2012.06.006
Quantifying nutrient transfer pathways in agricultural catchments using high temporal resolution data
Mellander, Per-Erik, Melland, Alice R., Jordan, Phil, Wall, David P., Murphy, Paul N. C. and Shortle, Ger. 2012. "Quantifying nutrient transfer pathways in agricultural catchments using high temporal resolution data." Environmental Science and Policy. 24, pp. 44-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2012.06.004
Evaluating nutrient source regulations at different scales in five agricultural catchments
Wall, D. P., Murphy, P. N. C., Melland, A. R., Mechan, S., Shine, O., Buckley, C., Mellander, P. -E., Shortle, G. and Jordan, P.. 2012. "Evaluating nutrient source regulations at different scales in five agricultural catchments." Environmental Science and Policy. 24, pp. 34-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2012.06.007
The seasonality of phosphorus transfers from land to water: implications for trophic impacts and policy evaluation
Jordan, P., Melland, A. R., Mellander, P. -E., Shortle, G. and Wall, D.. 2012. "The seasonality of phosphorus transfers from land to water: implications for trophic impacts and policy evaluation ." Science of the Total Environment. 434, pp. 101-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.12.070
Forecasting the decline of excess soil phosphorus in agricultural catchments
Wall, D. P., Jordan, P., Melland, A. R., Mellander, P. -E., Mechan, S. and Shortle, G.. 2013. "Forecasting the decline of excess soil phosphorus in agricultural catchments." Soil Use and Management. 29 (S1), pp. 147-154. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-2743.2012.00413.x
Quantification of phosphorus transport from a karstic agricultural watershed to emerging spring water
Mellander, Per-Erik, Jordan, Philip, Melland, Alice R., Murphy, Paul N. C., Wall, David P., Mechan, Sarah, Meehan, Robert, Kelly, Coran, Shine, Oliver and Shortle, Ger. 2013. "Quantification of phosphorus transport from a karstic agricultural watershed to emerging spring water." Environmental Science and Technology. 47 (12), pp. 6111-6119. https://doi.org/10.1021/es304909y
Evaluation of a surface hydrological connectivity index in agricultural catchments
Shore, M., Murphy, P. N. C., Jordan, P., Mellander, P. -E., Kelly-Quinn, M., Cushen, M., Mechan, S., Shine, O. and Melland, A. R.. 2013. "Evaluation of a surface hydrological connectivity index in agricultural catchments." Environmental Modelling and Software. 47, pp. 7-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.04.003
Dairy farm impacts of fencing riparian land: pasture production and farm productivity
Aarons, Sharon R., Melland, Alice R. and Dorling, Lianne. 2013. "Dairy farm impacts of fencing riparian land: pasture production and farm productivity." Journal of Environmental Management. 130, pp. 255-266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.08.060
Rapid assessment of gully sidewall erosion rates in data-poor catchments: a case study in Australia
Whitford, J. A., Newham, L. T. H., Vigiak, O., Melland, A. R. and Roberts, A. M.. 2010. "Rapid assessment of gully sidewall erosion rates in data-poor catchments: a case study in Australia ." Geomorphology. 118 (3/4), pp. 330-338. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.01.013
Comparison of landscape approaches to define spatial patterns of hillslope-scale sediment delivery ratio
Vigiak, O., Newham, L. T. H., Whitford, J., Melland, A. and Borselli, L.. 2009. "Comparison of landscape approaches to define spatial patterns of hillslope-scale sediment delivery ratio." Braddock, Roger (ed.) 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns, Australia 13 - 17 Jul 2009 Cairns, Australia. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand .
Trialling a web-based spatial information management tool with land managers in Victoria, Australia
Roberts, Anna M., Park, Geoff, Melland, Alice R. and Miller, Ian. 2009. "Trialling a web-based spatial information management tool with land managers in Victoria, Australia." Journal of Environmental Management. 91 (2), pp. 523-531. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2009.09.021
Developing life cycle inventory for life cycle assessment of Australian cotton
Chen, Guangnan, Baillie, Craig, Eady, Sandra and Grant, Tim. 2013. "Developing life cycle inventory for life cycle assessment of Australian cotton." Grant, Tim (ed.) 8th Australian Life Cycle Assessment Conference (ALCAS 2013): Pathways to Greening Global Markets. Sydney, Australia 16 - 18 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Evaluation of a static water balance model in cropped and grazed systems of temperate Australia
Melland, Alice R., Vigiak, Olga, Roberts, Anna M., Rattray, Dan and Whitford, Jane. 2010. "Evaluation of a static water balance model in cropped and grazed systems of temperate Australia." Environmental Modelling and Software. 25 (12), pp. 1682-1691. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.05.006
Evaluating the critical source area concept of phosphorus loss from soils to water-bodies in agricultural catchments
Shore, M., Jordan, P., Mellander, P. -E., Kelly-Quinn, M., Wall, D. P., Murphy, P. N. C. and Melland, A. R.. 2014. "Evaluating the critical source area concept of phosphorus loss from soils to water-bodies in agricultural catchments ." Science of the Total Environment. 490, pp. 405-415. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.04.122
Assessing a new approach to covered anaerobic pond design in the treatment of abattoir wastewater
McCabe, B. K., Harris, P., Baillie, C., Pittaway, P. and Yusaf, T.. 2013. "Assessing a new approach to covered anaerobic pond design in the treatment of abattoir wastewater." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 10 (1), pp. 81-93. https://doi.org/10.7158/N12-AE07.2013.10.1.
Investigating wastewater modelling as a tool to predict anaerobic decomposition and biogas yield of abattoir effluent
McCabe, Bernadette K., Hamawand, Ihsan and Baillie, Craig. 2013. "Investigating wastewater modelling as a tool to predict anaerobic decomposition and biogas yield of abattoir effluent." Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 1 (4), pp. 1375-1379. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2013.07.015
The Australian cotton industry and four decades of deep drainage research: a review
Silburn, D. M., Foley, J. L., Biggs, A. J. W., Montgomery, Janelle and Gunawardena, T. A.. 2013. "The Australian cotton industry and four decades of deep drainage research: a review." Crop and Pasture Science. 64 (12), pp. 1049-1075. https://doi.org/10.1071/CP13239
The hydrogeology of the Condamine River alluvial aquifer, Australia: a critical assessment
Dafny, Elad and Silburn, D. Mark. 2014. "The hydrogeology of the Condamine River alluvial aquifer, Australia: a critical assessment." Hydrogeology Journal. 22 (3), pp. 705-727. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-013-1075-z
The hydrogeology of the Condamine River alluvial aquifer (Australia) – a critical review
Dafny, Elad and Silburn, Mark D.. 2013. The hydrogeology of the Condamine River alluvial aquifer (Australia) – a critical review. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
A case study for biogas generation from covered anaerobic ponds treating abattoir wastewater: investigation of pond performance and potential biogas production
McCabe, Bernadette K., Hamawand, Ihsan, Harris, Peter, Baillie, Craig and Yusaf, Talal. 2014. "A case study for biogas generation from covered anaerobic ponds treating abattoir wastewater: investigation of pond performance and potential biogas production." Applied Energy. 114, pp. 798-808. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.10.020
Annual report 2008: South-East Queensland Irrigation Futures: research and development support
Raine, S. R. and McHugh, A. D.. 2009. Annual report 2008: South-East Queensland Irrigation Futures: research and development support. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Development of EnergyCalc - a tool to assess cotton on-farm energy uses
Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2007. Development of EnergyCalc - a tool to assess cotton on-farm energy uses. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Opportunities to enhance energy efficiency and minimise greenhouse gases in Queensland's intensive agricultural sector
Chen, Guangnan, Kupke, Paul and Baillie, Craig. 2008. Opportunities to enhance energy efficiency and minimise greenhouse gases in Queensland's intensive agricultural sector. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Energy and carbon accounting case study on Keytah (NEC0901)
Baillie, Craig. 2009. Energy and carbon accounting case study on Keytah (NEC0901) . Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Improving irrigation efficiency through precision irrigation in South East Queensland
Eberhard, J., McHugh, A., Scobie, M., Schmidt, E., McCarthy, A., Uddin, Md J., McKeering, L. and Poulter, R.. 2013. Improving irrigation efficiency through precision irrigation in South East Queensland. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
South-east Queensland irrigation futures research and development support: progress report
McHugh, A. D. and Eberhard, J.. 2011. South-east Queensland irrigation futures research and development support: progress report. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Within block spatial variation in CCS: another potentially important consideration in the application of precision agriculture to sugarcane production
Bramley, R. G. V., Panitz, J. H., Jensen, T. A. and Baillie, C. P.. 2012. "Within block spatial variation in CCS: another potentially important consideration in the application of precision agriculture to sugarcane production." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2012). Palm Cove, Australia 01 - 04 May 2012 Mackay, Australia.
An assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring concepts and techniques from commercial yield monitoring systems
Jensen, T. A., Baillie, C., Bramley, R. G. V. and Panitz, J. H.. 2012. "An assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring concepts and techniques from commercial yield monitoring systems." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2012). Palm Cove, Australia 01 - 04 May 2012 Mackay, Australia.
Sustainable biomass supply chain for the Mallee woody crop industry
Schmidt, Erik, Giles, Rick, Davis, Rod, Baillie, Craig, Jensen, Troy, Sandell, Gary and Norris, Chris. 2012. Sustainable biomass supply chain for the Mallee woody crop industry. Canberra, Australia. Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.
Preliminary evaluation of shape and colour image sensing for automated weed identification in sugarcane
McCarthy, Cheryl, Rees, Steven and Baillie, Craig. 2012. "Preliminary evaluation of shape and colour image sensing for automated weed identification in sugarcane." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2012). Palm Cove, Australia 01 - 04 May 2012 Australia.
Opportunities for reducing on-farm energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in sugarcane
Baillie, Craig and Chen, Guangnan. 2012. "Opportunities for reducing on-farm energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in sugarcane." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 34th Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2012). Palm Cove, Australia 01 - 04 May 2012 Mackay, Australia.
Review of precision irrigation technologies and their application
Smith, R. J., Baillie, J. N., McCarthy, A. C., Raine, S. R. and Baillie, C. P.. 2010. Review of precision irrigation technologies and their application. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.
Opportunities for reducing on-farm energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in sugarcane
Baillie, Craig and Chen, Guangnan. 2012. "Opportunities for reducing on-farm energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in sugarcane." International Sugar Journal: a technical and commercial periodical devoted entirely to the sugar and sweetener industry. 114 (1366), pp. 725-730.
Testing two simple pesticide runoff models in Northern Australian agriculture
Anzooman, M, Silburn, DM, Waters, D and Craig Ian. 2013. "Testing two simple pesticide runoff models in Northern Australian agriculture ." 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2013). Adelaide, Australia 01 - 06 Dec 2013 Australia. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand . pp. 3211-3217
Permanent raised beds improved soil structure and yield of spring wheat in arid north-western China
He, J., McHugh, A. D., Li, H. W., Wang, Q. J., Li, W. Y., Rasaily, R. G. and Li, H.. 2012. "Permanent raised beds improved soil structure and yield of spring wheat in arid north-western China." Soil Use and Management. 28 (4), pp. 536-543. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-2743.2012.00445.x
Potential technologies to measure sugarcane quality in the field
Nawi, Nazmi Mat, Chen, Guangnan, Jensen, Troy and Baillie, Craig. 2012. "Potential technologies to measure sugarcane quality in the field." 2012 International Conference of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR-AgEng 2012). Valencia, Spain 08 - 12 Jul 2012 Valencia, Spain.
Prediction of sugar content along the height of sugarcane internodes using VisNIR
Nawi, Nazmi Mat, Chen, Guangnan, Jensen, Troy and Baillie, Craig. 2012. "Prediction of sugar content along the height of sugarcane internodes using VisNIR." 2012 International Conference of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR-AgEng 2012). Valencia, Spain 08 - 12 Jul 2012 Valencia, Spain.
Impact of renovating permanent raised beds on water use productivity under vertisol
Akbar, Ghani, Raine, Steven, McHugh, Allen and Hamilton, Greg. 2012. "Impact of renovating permanent raised beds on water use productivity under vertisol." Currey, Anne (ed.) ICID & Irrigation Australia 2012 Conference and Trade Show. Adelaide, Australia 24 - 29 Jun 2012 Sydney, Australia.
A soil management technique to enhance lateral infiltration (subbing) in permanent raised beds
Akbar, Ghani, Raine, Steven, McHugh, Allen and Hamilton, Greg. 2012. "A soil management technique to enhance lateral infiltration (subbing) in permanent raised beds." Currey, Anne (ed.) ICID & Irrigation Australia 2012 Conference and Trade Show. Adelaide, Australia 24 - 29 Jun 2012 Sydney, Australia.
Improved evaluation of bay (and furrow) irrigation
Rojas-Ponce, Samuel, Smith, Rod and Gillies, Malcolm. 2011. "Improved evaluation of bay (and furrow) irrigation." Thompson, Chris (ed.) Irrigation 2011: New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Regional Conference and Exhibition. Launceston, Australia 22 - 25 Aug 2011 Sydney, Australia.
Integrating farming systems and landscape processes to assess management impacts on suspended sediment loads
Vigiak, O., Newham, L. T. H., Whitford, J., Roberts, A. M., Rattray, D. and Melland, A. R.. 2011. "Integrating farming systems and landscape processes to assess management impacts on suspended sediment loads ." Environmental Modelling and Software. 26 (2), pp. 144-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.09.001
Using stable isotopes to identify soil moisture sources of key species in drought-stressed riparian woodlands
Reardon-Smith, Kate, Le Brocque, Andy, Hollins, Suzanne and Silburn, Mark. 2011. "Using stable isotopes to identify soil moisture sources of key species in drought-stressed riparian woodlands." 2011 Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia (ESA 2011). Hobart, Australia 21 - 25 Nov 2011 Australia. Ecological Society of Australia.
Development and evaluation of a prototype precision spot spray system using image analysis to target guinea grass in sugarcane
Rees, S. J., McCarthy, C. L., Baillie, C. P., Burgos-Artizzu, X. P. and Dunn, M. T.. 2011. "Development and evaluation of a prototype precision spot spray system using image analysis to target guinea grass in sugarcane." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 8 (2), pp. 97-106.
Monitoring the performance of covered anaerobic ponds in the treatment of abattoir waste
McCabe, B. K., Pittaway, P., Baillie, C. and Harris, P.. 2011. "Monitoring the performance of covered anaerobic ponds in the treatment of abattoir waste." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Transferring technology of measuring sugarcane quality from the laboratory to the field: what is possible?
Nawi, Nazmi Mat, Chen, Guangnan, Jensen, Troy and Baillie, Craig. 2011. "Transferring technology of measuring sugarcane quality from the laboratory to the field: what is possible?" Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
The application of spectroscopic methods to predict sugarcane quality based on stalk cross-sectional scanning
Nawi, Nazmi Mat, Jensen, Troy, Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2011. "The application of spectroscopic methods to predict sugarcane quality based on stalk cross-sectional scanning." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Energy, greenhouse gas emissions and irrigated agriculture
Baillie, C. P. and Chen, G.. 2011. "Energy, greenhouse gas emissions and irrigated agriculture." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Spring wheat performance and water use efficiency on permanent raised beds in arid northwest China
He, Jin, Li, Hongwen, McHugh, A. D., Ma, Zhongmin, Cao, Xinhui, Wang, Qingjie, Zhang, Xuemin and Zhang, Xirui. 2008. "Spring wheat performance and water use efficiency on permanent raised beds in arid northwest China ." Australian Journal of Soil Research. 46 (8), pp. 659-666. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR07229
Strategies for maximising sugarcane yield with limited water - improving irrigation system performance and crop response
Baillie, Craig Peter. 2008. Strategies for maximising sugarcane yield with limited water - improving irrigation system performance and crop response. Saarbrucken, Germany. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller.
Assessing various techniques to monitor yield in sugarcane
Jensen, T. A., Fokkema, B. and Baillie, C.. 2011. "Assessing various techniques to monitor yield in sugarcane ." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Energy uses for cotton ginning in Australia
Ismail, Siti A., Chen, Guangnan, Baillie, Craig and Symes, Troy. 2011. "Energy uses for cotton ginning in Australia." Biosystems Engineering. 109 (2), pp. 140-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2011.02.010
Soil physical properties and infiltration after long-term no-tillage and ploughing on the Chinese Loess Plateau
He, Jin, Wang, Qingjie, Li, Hongwen, Tullberg, J. N., McHugh, A. D., Bai, Yuhua, Zhang, Xuemin, McLaughlin, Neil and Gao, Huanwen. 2009. "Soil physical properties and infiltration after long-term no-tillage and ploughing on the Chinese Loess Plateau." New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science. 37 (3), pp. 157-166. https://doi.org/10.1080/01140670909510261
Machine vision-based weed spot spraying: a review and where next for sugarcane?
McCarthy, Cheryl, Rees, Steven and Baillie, Craig. 2010. "Machine vision-based weed spot spraying: a review and where next for sugarcane?" Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2010). Bundaberg, Australia 11 - 14 May 2010 Australia.
Effects of subsurface drip irrigation rates and furrow irrigation for cotton grown on a vertisol on off-site movement of sediments, nutrients and pesticides
McHugh, A. D., Bhattarai, S., Lotz, G. and Midmore, D. J.. 2008. "Effects of subsurface drip irrigation rates and furrow irrigation for cotton grown on a vertisol on off-site movement of sediments, nutrients and pesticides." Agronomy for Sustainable Development: sciences des productions vegetales et de l'environnement. 28 (4), pp. 507-519. https://doi.org/10.1051/agro:2008034
Effect of irrigation management on nitrate movement under a drip irrigated lettuce crop
Althaus, Kimberley, McKeering, Loretta M., McHugh, Allen and Raine, Steven R.. 2009. "Effect of irrigation management on nitrate movement under a drip irrigated lettuce crop ." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Energy usage for cotton ginning in Australia
Ismail, S. A., Chen, G., Baillie, C. and Symes, T.. 2010. "Energy usage for cotton ginning in Australia." 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR 2010): Sustainable Biosystems Through Engineering. Quebec City, Canada 13 - 17 Jun 2010 Quebec City, Canada.
Precision agriculture technologies - relevance and application to sugarcane production
Davis, R. J., Baillie, Craig and Schmidt, Erik. 2009. "Precision agriculture technologies - relevance and application to sugarcane production." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Managing direct energy use now and in the future
Baillie, Craig Peter and Pyke, Bruce. 2010. "Managing direct energy use now and in the future." 15th Australian Cotton Conference: Fashioning the Future. Broadbeach, Qld, Australia 10 - 12 Aug 2010 Narrabri, NSW, Australia.
Assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring technology for precision agriculture
Jensen, T., Baillie, C., Bramley, R., Di Bella, L., Whiteing, C. and Davis, R.. 2010. "Assessment of sugarcane yield monitoring technology for precision agriculture." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2010). Bundaberg, Australia 11 - 14 May 2010 Brisbane, Australia.
Energy and greenhouse gas emissions of Australian cotton: from field to fabric
Khabbaz, Borzoo Ghareei, Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2010. "Energy and greenhouse gas emissions of Australian cotton: from field to fabric." 17th World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR 2010): Sustainable Biosystems Through Engineering. Quebec City, Canada 13 - 17 Jun 2010 Quebec, Canada.
Evaluation of energy usage for cotton ginning processes
Ismail, Siti Amni, Chen, Guangnan, Baillie, Craig and Symes, Troy. 2009. "Evaluation of energy usage for cotton ginning processes." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Queensland.
Agricultural applications: energy uses and audits
Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2009. "Agricultural applications: energy uses and audits." Capehart, Barney L. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology. London, United Kingdom. Taylor & Francis. pp. 1-5
Development of a prototype precision spot spray system using image analysis and plant identification technology
Rees, Steven, McCarthy, Cheryl, Artizzu, X. P. B., Baillie, Craig and Dunn, Mark. 2009. "Development of a prototype precision spot spray system using image analysis and plant identification technology." Banhazi, T. M. and Saunders, C. (ed.) SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technologies In a Changing Climate. Brisbane, Australia 13 - 16 Sep 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
A methodology for on farm energy assessment
Baillie, Craig Peter and Chen, Guangnan. 2009. "A methodology for on farm energy assessment." 2009 RIRDC Life Cycle Assessment Workshop. Canberra, Australia 13 May 2009 Barton, A.C.T..
Evaluating on-farm energy performance in agriculture
Chen, Guangnan, Baillie, Craig Peter and Kupke, Paul. 2009. "Evaluating on-farm energy performance in agriculture." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 7 (1), pp. 55-62.
A web-based system for scheduling irrigation in sugarcane
Inman-Bamber, N. G., Attard, S. J., Verrall, S. A., Webb, W. A. and Baillie, C.. 2007. "A web-based system for scheduling irrigation in sugarcane." 2007 International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Congress. Durban, South Africa Mauritius.
Understanding irrigation decisions: from enterprise planning to the paddock
Montagu, Kelvin, Thomas, Ben, Thomas, Geoff, Christen, Evan, Hornbuckle, John, Baillie, Craig, Linehan, Chris, Smith, Peter, Gallo, Fabian, North, Sam, Meyer, Wayne, Stirzaker, Richard and Cornish, Peter. 2006. Understanding irrigation decisions: from enterprise planning to the paddock. Canberra, Australia. Land and Water Australia.
Forecasting water allocations for Bundaberg sugarcane farmers
Everingham, Yvette, Baillie, Craig, Inman-Bamber, Geoff and Baillie, Justine. 2008. "Forecasting water allocations for Bundaberg sugarcane farmers." Climate Research. 36 (3), pp. 231-239. https://doi.org/10.3354/cr00743
Reducing energy input costs and associated greenhouse gas emissions in cotton
Baillie, Craig Peter and Chen, Guangnan. 2008. "Reducing energy input costs and associated greenhouse gas emissions in cotton." 14th Australian Cotton Conference: New Beginnings – Cotton in a Climate of Change. Gold Coast, Australia 12 - 14 Aug 2008 Narrabri, NSW, Australia.
Development of a framework and tool to assess on-farm energy uses of cotton production
Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig. 2009. "Development of a framework and tool to assess on-farm energy uses of cotton production." Energy Conversion and Management. 50 (5), pp. 1256-1263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2009.01.022
Modelling of water and solutes in permanent raised beds
Cook, F. J., Knight, J. H., Humphreys, E., McHugh, A. D., Tisdall, J., Hamilton, G. and Roth, C. H.. 2009. "Modelling of water and solutes in permanent raised beds." Anderssen, R. S., Braddock, R. D. and Newham, L. T. H. (ed.) 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns, Australia 13 - 17 Jul 2009 Canberra, Australia. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand .
Evaporation, seepage and water quality management in storage dams: a review of research methods
Craig, Ian, Aravinthan, Vasantha, Baillie, Craig Peter, Beswick, Alan, Barnes, Geoff, Bradbury, Ron, Connell, Luke, Cooper, Paul, Fellows, Christopher, Fitzmaurice, Li, Foley, Joseph P., Hancock, Nigel, Lamb, David, Morrison, Pippa, Mossad, Ruth, Misra, R. K., Pittaway, Pam, Prime, Emma, Rees, Steve, ..., Turnbull, David. 2007. "Evaporation, seepage and water quality management in storage dams: a review of research methods." Environmental Health. 7 (3), pp. 84-97.
Strategies for maximising sugarcane yield with limited water in the Bundaberg district
Baillie, Craig Peter. 2004. Strategies for maximising sugarcane yield with limited water in the Bundaberg district. Masters Thesis Master of Engineering. University of Southern Queensland.
Strategies for maximizing sugarcane yield with limited water in the Bundaberg district
Baillie, Craig Peter and Raine, Steven R.. 2005. "Strategies for maximizing sugarcane yield with limited water in the Bundaberg district." Annual Australian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (ANCID) Conference. Mildura, Australia 23 - 26 Oct 2005 Mildura, Australia.