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A legacy of more than two decades of UV radiation measurement studies at the University of Southern Queensland
Amar, A., Parisi, A., Downs, N., Turner, J., Igoe, D., Butler, H. and Dekeyser, S.. "A legacy of more than two decades of UV radiation measurement studies at the University of Southern Queensland." 6th International conference UV and Skin Cancer Prevention. Brisbane, Australia 11 - 15 Sep 2024

Poster

Reconfiguring Physics Assessment for Incarcerated Students – Changing how we think about practical experiments
Spence, J., Amar, A. and Chang, H.. "Reconfiguring Physics Assessment for Incarcerated Students – Changing how we think about practical experiments." 15th Biennial International Australasian Corrections Education Association Conference. Online 11 - 13 Jun 2024

Presentation

Non-visual common root rot disease detection using NIR spectrum and machine learning methods
Xiong, Yiyi, McCarthy, Cheryl, Humpal, Jacob and Percy, Cassandra. "Non-visual common root rot disease detection using NIR spectrum and machine learning methods." 2023 11th International Conference on Agro-Geoinformatics (Agro-Geoinformatics). Wuhan, China 25 - 28 Jul 2023 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). https://doi.org/https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/10233256/proceeding

Paper

Transcriptomics is essential but not sufficient to unravel complex plant–pathogen interactions
Balotf, Sadegh, Wilson, Richard and Wilson, Calum. 2024. "Transcriptomics is essential but not sufficient to unravel complex plant–pathogen interactions." Plant Cell Reports. 43. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-024-03248-1

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Finite element modelling of fully encapsulated cable bolts in laboratory large scale pull out test
Mirzaghorbanali, Ashkan, Rastegarmanesh, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj, Anzanpour, Sina and Nourizadeh, Hadi. 2024. "Finite element modelling of fully encapsulated cable bolts in laboratory large scale pull out test." Aziz, N. and Mirzaghorbanali, A. (ed.) 2024 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2024). Wollongong, Australia 13 - 16 Feb 2024 Australia. University of Wollongong.

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Multi-Step-Ahead Wind Speed Forecast System: Hybrid Multivariate Decomposition and Feature Selection-Based Gated Additive Tree Ensemble Model
Joseph, Lionel P., Deo, Ravinesh C., Casillas-Perez, David, Prasad, Ramendra, Raj, Nawin and Salcedo-sanz, Sancho. 2024. "Multi-Step-Ahead Wind Speed Forecast System: Hybrid Multivariate Decomposition and Feature Selection-Based Gated Additive Tree Ensemble Model." IEEE Access. 12, pp. 58750-58777. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2024.3392899

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Advancing Stochastic Wind Speed Forecasting Methods with Novel Hybrid Deep Learning Techniques
Joseph, Lionel Prakash. 2024. Advancing Stochastic Wind Speed Forecasting Methods with Novel Hybrid Deep Learning Techniques. PhD by Publication Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/z7967

PhD by Publication

Uncovering the Hidden Carbon Treasures of the Philippines’ Towering Mountains: A Synergistic Exploration Using Satellite Imagery and Machine Learning
Altarez, Richard Dein D., Apan, Armando and Maraseni, Tek. 2024. "Uncovering the Hidden Carbon Treasures of the Philippines’ Towering Mountains: A Synergistic Exploration Using Satellite Imagery and Machine Learning." PFG - Journal of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Science. 92 (1), pp. 55-73. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41064-023-00264-w

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Improved YOLO v7 for sustainable agriculture significantly improves precision rate for Chinese Cabbage (Brassica pekinensis Rupr.) Seedling Belt (CCSB) detection
Gao, Xiaomei, Wang, Gang, Qi, Jiangtao, Wang, Qingxia (Jenny), Xiang, Meiqi, Song, Kexin and Zhou, Zihao. 2024. "Improved YOLO v7 for sustainable agriculture significantly improves precision rate for Chinese Cabbage (Brassica pekinensis Rupr.) Seedling Belt (CCSB) detection." Sustainability. 16 (11), p. 4759. https://doi.org/10.3390/su16114759

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Copula-Probabilistic Flood Risk Analysis with an Hourly Flood Monitoring Index
Chand, Ravinesh, Nguyen-Huy, Thong, Deo, Ravinesh C., Ghimire, Sujan, Ali, Mumtaz and Ghahramani, Afshin. 2024. "Copula-Probabilistic Flood Risk Analysis with an Hourly Flood Monitoring Index." Water. 16 (11). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/w16111560

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Electronic sun journal as an evaluation tool for measuring sunflecks while walking through urban forests
Igoe, Damien P., Parisi, Alfio V, Amar, Abdurazaq, Downs, Nathan J. and Butler, Harry. 2024. "Electronic sun journal as an evaluation tool for measuring sunflecks while walking through urban forests." Instrumentation Science and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1080/10739149.2024.2350009

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Seasonal climate forecast-an important tool in managing the risk of extreme weather events in Australia's wheat industry
Luo, Qunying, Wen, Li, Cowan, Tim and Schilling, Dale. 2024. "Seasonal climate forecast-an important tool in managing the risk of extreme weather events in Australia's wheat industry." Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 351. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2024.110005

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Observed climatology and variability of cattle heat stress in Australia
Cowan, Tim, Wheeler, Matthew C., Cobon, David H., Gaughan, John B., Marshall, Andrew G., Sharples, Wendy, McCulloch, Jillian and Jarvis, Chelsea. 2024. "Observed climatology and variability of cattle heat stress in Australia." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-23-0082.1

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Global Diversity and Distribution of Rhizosphere and Root-Associated Fungi in Coastal Wetlands: A Systematic Review
Lumibao, Candice Y., Harris, Georgia and Birnbaum, Christina. 2024. "Global Diversity and Distribution of Rhizosphere and Root-Associated Fungi in Coastal Wetlands: A Systematic Review." Estuaries and Coasts. 47 (4), pp. 905-916. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-024-01343-w

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Integrating soil microbial communities into fundamental ecology, conservation, and restoration: examples from Australia
Birnbaum, Christina, Dearnaley, John, Egidi, Eleonora, Frew, Adam, Hopkins, Anna, Powell, Jeff, Aguilar-Trigueros, Carlos, Liddicoat, Craig, Albornoz, Felipe, Heuck, Meike K., Dadzie, Frederick A., Florence, Luke, Singh, Pankaj, Mansfield, Tomas, Rajapaksha, Kumari, Stewart, Jana, Rallo, Paola, Peddle, Shawn D. and Chiarenza, Giancarlo. 2024. "Integrating soil microbial communities into fundamental ecology, conservation, and restoration: examples from Australia." New Phytologist. 241 (3), pp. 974-981. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.19440

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Innovative Finance for Transforming Sustainable Food Security Systems in the ASEAN Region
Sarker, Tapan, Trivedi, Jatin, Chakraborty, Dipanwita and Bashir, Sana. 2024. "Innovative Finance for Transforming Sustainable Food Security Systems in the ASEAN Region." Sonobe, Tetsushi, Buchoud, Nicolas J. A., Akbar, Riznaldi and Altansukh, Bayarbileg (ed.) Transforming ASEAN: Strategies for Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth. Japan. Asian Development Bank Institute. pp. 120-138

Edited book (chapter)

A systematic review of effective local, community or peer-delivered interventions to improve well-being and employment in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia
Luke, Jennifer, Bartlett, Cristy, March, Sonja and McIlveen, Peter. 2024. "A systematic review of effective local, community or peer-delivered interventions to improve well-being and employment in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia." Australian Journal of Rural Health. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajr.13113

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Extreme weather dominates farm management effects on long-term trends in soil carbon
Kabir, Md. Jahangir, Alam, Khorshed, Mushtaq, Shahbaz, Bilotto, Franco, Christie-Whitehead, Karen Michelle and Harrison, Matthew Tom. 2024. "Extreme weather dominates farm management effects on long-term trends in soil carbon." Trends in Food Science and Technology. 146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tifs.2024.104409

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Filling the agronomic data gap through a minimum data collection approach
Tenorio, Fatima A.M., Edreira, Juan I. Rattalino, Monzon, Juan Pablo, Aramburu-Merlos, Fernando, Dobermann, Achim, Gruere, Armelle, Brihet, Juan Martin, Gayo, Sofia, Conley, Shawn, Mourtzinis, Spyridon, Mashingaidze, Nester, Sananka, Alex, Aston, Stephen, Ojeda, Jonathan J. and Grassini, Patricio. 2024. "Filling the agronomic data gap through a minimum data collection approach." Field Crops Research. 308. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2024.109278

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Climate Driver Influences on Prediction of the Australian Fire Behaviour Index
Taylor, Rachel, Marshall, Andrew G., Crimp, Steven, Cary, Geoffrey J. and Harris, Sarah. 2024. "Climate Driver Influences on Prediction of the Australian Fire Behaviour Index." Atmosphere. 15 (2). https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos15020203

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Determinants of organic soil fertilization methods use over time and in the face of climate vulnerability
Sharna, Shaima Chowdhury, Maraseni, Tek and Radanielson, Ando Mariot. 2024. "Determinants of organic soil fertilization methods use over time and in the face of climate vulnerability." Soil and Tillage Research. 240. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2024.106066

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Sr65: a widely effective gene for stem rust resistance in wheat
Norman, Michael, Chen, Chunhong, Miah, Hanif, Patpour, Mehran, Sørensen, Chris, Hovmøller, Mogens, Forrest, Kerrie, Kumar, Subodh, Prasad, Pramod, Gangwar, Om Prakash, Bhardwaj, Subhash, Bariana, Harbans, Periyannan, Sambasivam and Bansal, Urmil. 2024. "Sr65: a widely effective gene for stem rust resistance in wheat." Theoretical and Applied Genetics: international journal of plant breeding research. 137 (1). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-023-04507-7

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Phenotypic profiling of lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus) accessions enabled identification of promising lines for use in breeding for high yield, early flowering and desirable traits
Naik, Yogesh Dashrath, Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Ask, Muraleedhar Sidaram, Rangari, Sagar Krushnaji, Kumar, Raj, Dikshit, Harsh Kumar, Sangita, Sahani, Kant, Ravi, Mishra, Gyan, Mir, Reyazul Rouf, Kudapa, Himabindu, Elango, Dinakaran, Zwart, Rebecca S., Varshney, Rajeev Kumar and Thudi, Mahendar. 2024. "Phenotypic profiling of lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus) accessions enabled identification of promising lines for use in breeding for high yield, early flowering and desirable traits ." Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 22 (2), pp. 69-77. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1479262124000042

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Building capacity for climate adaptation planning in protected area management: Options and challenges for World Heritage
Melbourne-Thomas, Jess, Lin, Brenda B., Hopkins, Mandy, Hill, Rosemary, Dunlop, Michael, Macgregor, Nicholas, Merson, Samuel D., Vertigan, Caitlin, Donegan, Luke, Sheppard, Marian, Meyers, Jacqui, Thomas, Linda, Visschers, Lola, McNeair, Bianca, Syme, Lance, Grant, Chrissy, Pedrocchi, Nicholas, Oakley, Patricia, Stevens, Amy, ..., Ireland, Tracy. 2024. "Building capacity for climate adaptation planning in protected area management: Options and challenges for World Heritage." Biological Conservation. 290. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2024.110459

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The use of idealised experiments in testing a new convective parametrization: Performance of CoMorph-A
Lavender, Sally L., Stirling, Alison J., Whitall, Michael, Stratton, Rachel A., Daleu, Chimene L., Plant, Robert S., Lock, Adrian and Gu, Jian-Feng. 2024. "The use of idealised experiments in testing a new convective parametrization: Performance of CoMorph-A." Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 150 (760), pp. 1581-1600. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.4660

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Community forestry in a changing context: A perspective from Nepal's mid-hill
Laudari, Hari Krishna, Sapkota, Lok Mani, Maraseni, Tek, Subedi, Poorneswor, Pariyar, Shiva, Kaini, Tika Raj, Lopchan, Shyam Babu, Weston, Christopher and Volkova, Luba. 2024. "Community forestry in a changing context: A perspective from Nepal's mid-hill." Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use. 138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2023.107018

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Talcarpones A and B: bisnaphthazarin-derived metabolites from the Australian fungus Talaromyces johnpittii sp. nov. MST-FP2594
Lacey, Alastair E., Minns, Scott A., Chen, Rachel, Vuong, Daniel, Lacey, Ernest, Kalaitzis, John A., Tan, Yu Pei, Shivas, Roger G., Butler, Mark S. and Piggott, Andrew M.. 2024. "Talcarpones A and B: bisnaphthazarin-derived metabolites from the Australian fungus Talaromyces johnpittii sp. nov. MST-FP2594." The Journal of Antibiotics. 77 (3), pp. 147-155. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41429-023-00688-x

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Effects of planting basins and farmyard manure addition on soil carbon and nitrogen pools under on-farm conditions in Makueni county of Kenya
Kichamu-Wachira, Edith, Xu, Zhihong, Reardon-Smith, Kathryn, Winowiecki, Leigh Ann, Ayele, Gebiaw, Biggs, Duan, Magaju, Christine, Taresh, Sabah, Hosseini-Bai, Shahla and Omidvar, Negar. 2024. "Effects of planting basins and farmyard manure addition on soil carbon and nitrogen pools under on-farm conditions in Makueni county of Kenya." Soil Use and Management. 40 (1). https://doi.org/10.1111/sum.13008

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Short-term wind speed forecasting using an optimized three-phase convolutional neural network fused with bidirectional long short-term memory network model
Joseph, Lionel P., Deo, Ravinesh C., Casillas-Perez, David, Prasad, Ramendra, Raj, Nawin and Salcedo-sanz, Sancho. 2024. "Short-term wind speed forecasting using an optimized three-phase convolutional neural network fused with bidirectional long short-term memory network model." Applied Energy. 359. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2024.122624

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Quasi-Biennial Oscillation influence on Australian summer rainfall
Jiang, Xiaoxuan, Holbrook, Neil J., Marshall, Andrew G. and Love, Peter T.. 2024. "Quasi-Biennial Oscillation influence on Australian summer rainfall." Npj Climate and Atmospheric Science. 7 (1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41612-023-00552-7

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Meta-QTL analysis enabled identification of candidate genes and haplotypes for enhancing biotic stress resistance in chickpea
Isha, Ishita, Singh, Sarvjeet, Jha, Uday, Laxuman, C., Kudapa, Himabindu, Varshney, Rajeev K. V and Thudi, Mahendar. 2024. "Meta-QTL analysis enabled identification of candidate genes and haplotypes for enhancing biotic stress resistance in chickpea." Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13562-024-00873-5

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Statistical relationships between the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation and El Niño–Southern Oscillation
Heidemann, Hanna, Cowan, Tim, Power, Scott B. and Henley, Benjamin J.. 2024. "Statistical relationships between the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation and El Niño–Southern Oscillation." Climate Dynamics. 62 (3), pp. 2499-2515. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-023-07035-8

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Does joint land ownership empower rural women socio-economically? Evidence from Eastern Nepal
Ghimire, Puspa Raj, Devkota, Niranjan, Maraseni, Tek, Khanal, Ghanashyam, Deuja, Jagat and Khadka, Umesh. 2024. "Does joint land ownership empower rural women socio-economically? Evidence from Eastern Nepal." Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use. 138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2024.107052

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A cost-effective approach to estimate plant available water capacity
Gajurel, Suman, Lai, Yunru, Lobsey, Craig and Pembleton, Keith G.. 2024. "A cost-effective approach to estimate plant available water capacity." Geoderma. 442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2024.116794

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Herbivory-driven shifts in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community assembly: increased fungal competition and plant phosphorus benefits
Frew, Adam, Opik, Maarja, Oja, Jane, Vahter, Tanel, Hiiesalu, Inga and Aguilar-Trigueros, Carlos A.. 2024. "Herbivory-driven shifts in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community assembly: increased fungal competition and plant phosphorus benefits." New Phytologist. 241 (5), pp. 1891-1899. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.19474

Letter

Asian Anthropogenic Aerosol Forcing Played a Key Role in the Multidecadal Increase in Australian Summer Monsoon Rainfall
Fahrenbach, Nora L. S., Bollasina, Massimo A., Samset, BjØrn H., Cowan, Tim and Ekman, Annica M. L.. 2024. "Asian Anthropogenic Aerosol Forcing Played a Key Role in the Multidecadal Increase in Australian Summer Monsoon Rainfall." Journal of Climate. 37 (3), pp. 895-911. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-23-0313.1

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Predicting the current habitat refugia of Himalayan Musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster) across Nepal
Dhami, Bijaya, Chhetri, Nar Bahadur, Neupane, Bijaya, Adhikari, Binaya, Bashyal, Bijay, Maraseni, Tek Maraseni, Thapamagar, Tilak, Dhakal, Yogesh, Tripathi, Aashish and Koju, Narayan Prasad. 2024. "Predicting the current habitat refugia of Himalayan Musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster) across Nepal." Ecology and Evolution. 14 (2). https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.10949

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The interplay between the entrepreneurial leadership identity, entrepreneurial leadership competency and venture growth intentions of women in rural Australia
Dhakal, Purushottam, Wiesner, Retha and Maraseni, Tek. 2024. "The interplay between the entrepreneurial leadership identity, entrepreneurial leadership competency and venture growth intentions of women in rural Australia." PLoS One. 19 (2). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0296865

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Questioning the use of ensembles versus individual climate model generated flows in future peak flood predictions: Plausibility and implications
Devkota, Laxmi Prasad, Bhattarai, Utsav, Devkota, Rohini, Maraseni, Tek and Marahatta, Suresh. 2024. "Questioning the use of ensembles versus individual climate model generated flows in future peak flood predictions: Plausibility and implications." Journal of Flood Risk Management. 17 (2). https://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12978

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Australia's Tinderbox Drought: An extreme natural event likely worsened by human-caused climate change
Devkota, Anjana, Falster, Georgina M., Gillett, Zoe E., Hobeichi, Sanaa, Holgate, Chiara M., Jin, Chenhui, Mu, Mengyuan, Parker, Tess, Rifai, Sami W., Rome, Kathleen S., Stojanovic, Milica, Vogel, Elisabeth, Abram, Nerilie J., Abramowitz, Gab, Coats, Sloan, Evans, Jason P., Gallant, Ailie J. E., Pitman, Andy J., Power, Scott B., ..., Ukkola, Anna M.. 2024. "Australia's Tinderbox Drought: An extreme natural event likely worsened by human-caused climate change." Science Advances. 10 (10). https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.adj3460

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