Dr Serhiy Marchuk


Dr Serhiy Marchuk
NameDr Serhiy Marchuk
Email Addressserhiy.marchuk@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleResearch Fellow
QualificationsBSc(Hons) Adelaide, PhD Adelaide
DepartmentCentre for Agricultural Engineering (Operations)
Centre for Agricultural Engineering (Research)
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2958-1729
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Biography

Serhiy has been actively researching in soil since 2013. His expertise in soil/plant/biosolids/biochar analysis sits at the intersection of waste management, organic fertiliser production and application to land.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Research FellowCentre for Agricultural Engineering20192023

Expertise

Soil structure

Soil analysis

Soil/clay chemistry

Soil fertility

Nutrient cycling

Biosolids and biochar land application

Environmental chemistry

BSc(Hons)
Adelaide
2009
PhD
Adelaide
2016

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Evaluating magnesium-impregnated biochar for nutrient recovery from human urine: Impacts on soil health and agronomic performanceAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2024
Carbon reduction and resource recovery from on- farm dairy wasteAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2020
Prediction of soil structural stability in an irrigated environmentAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2018

Biochemical methane potential of dairy manure residues and separated fractions: An Australia-wide study of the impact of production and cleaning systems

Harris, Peter W., Grell, Torben, Marchuk, Serhiy, Jenkins, Sasha, McCabe, Bernadette K. and Tait, Stephan. 2024. "Biochemical methane potential of dairy manure residues and separated fractions: An Australia-wide study of the impact of production and cleaning systems." Bioresource Technology. 391 (Part A). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2023.129903

Land Application of Biosolids-Derived Biochar in Australia: A Review

Sinha, Payel, Marchuk, Serhiy, Harris, Peter, Antille, Diogenes L. and McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2023. "Land Application of Biosolids-Derived Biochar in Australia: A Review." Sustainability. 15 (14). https://doi.org/10.3390/su151410909

Biosolids-derived fertilisers: A review of challenges and opportunities

Marchuk, Serhiy, Tait, Stephan, Sinha, Payel, Harris, Peter, Antille, Diogenes L. and McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2023. "Biosolids-derived fertilisers: A review of challenges and opportunities." Science of the Total Environment. 875, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.162555

Availability of Nitrogen in Soil for Irrigated Cotton Following Application of Urea and 3,4-Dimethylpyrazole Phosphate-Coated Urea in Concentrated Bands

Pittaway, Pamela A., Antille, Diogenes L., Melland, Alice R. and Marchuk, Serhiy. 2023. "Availability of Nitrogen in Soil for Irrigated Cotton Following Application of Urea and 3,4-Dimethylpyrazole Phosphate-Coated Urea in Concentrated Bands." Plants. 12 (5), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants12051170

Resource recovery for environmental management of dilute livestock manure using a solid-liquid separation approach

Grell, Torben, Marchuk, Serhiy, Williams, Ian, McCabe, Bernadette K. and Tait, Stephan. 2023. "Resource recovery for environmental management of dilute livestock manure using a solid-liquid separation approach ." Journal of Environmental Management. 325 (Part A), pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.116254

Ensiling fermentation reveals pre-treatment effects for anaerobic digestion of sugarcane biomass: an assessment of ensiling additives on methane potential

Janke, Leandro, McCabe, Bernadette Kathleen, Harris, Peter, Hill, Andrew, Lee, Seonmi, Weinrich, Soren, Marchuk, Serhiy and Baillie, Craig. 2019. "Ensiling fermentation reveals pre-treatment effects for anaerobic digestion of sugarcane biomass: an assessment of ensiling additives on methane potential." Bioresource Technology. 279, pp. 398-403. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2019.01.143

Preserving sugarcane trash for year-round biogas production: effects of additives on ensiling properties and methane potential

Janke, L., McCabe, B.K., Hill, A., Lee, S., Harris, P., Marchuk, S. and Baillie, C.. 2019. "Preserving sugarcane trash for year-round biogas production: effects of additives on ensiling properties and methane potential." 41st Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2019). Toowoomba, Australia 30 Apr - 03 May 2019 Mackay, Australia.

Effect of applied potassium concentration on clay dispersion, hydraulic conductivity, pore structure and mineralogy of two contrasting Australian soils

Marchuk, Serhiy and Marchuk, Alla. 2018. "Effect of applied potassium concentration on clay dispersion, hydraulic conductivity, pore structure and mineralogy of two contrasting Australian soils." Soil and Tillage Research. 182, pp. 35-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2018.04.016

The soil structural cost of traffic from heavy machinery in vertisols

Bennett, J. McL., Roberton, S. D., Marchuk, S., Woodhouse, N. P., Antille, D. L., Jensen, T. A. and Keller, T.. 2019. "The soil structural cost of traffic from heavy machinery in vertisols." Soil and Tillage Research. 185, pp. 85-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2018.09.007

Towards predicting the soil-specific threshold electrolyte concentration of soil as a reduction in saturated hydraulic conductivity: the role of clay net negative charge

Bennett, J. McL., Marchuk, A., Marchuk, S. and Raine, S. R.. 2019. "Towards predicting the soil-specific threshold electrolyte concentration of soil as a reduction in saturated hydraulic conductivity: the role of clay net negative charge." Geoderma. 337, pp. 122-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.08.030

Towards incorporation of potassium into the disaggregation model for determination of soil-specific threshold electrolyte concentration

Dang, A., Bennett, J. M., Marchuk, A., Marchuk, S., Biggs, A. J. W. and Raine, S. R.. 2018. "Towards incorporation of potassium into the disaggregation model for determination of soil-specific threshold electrolyte concentration." Soil Research. 56 (7), pp. 664-674. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR17305

Validating laboratory assessment of threshold electrolyte concentration for fields irrigated with marginal quality saline-sodic water

Dang, A., Bennett, J. McL., Marchuk, A., Marchuk, S., Biggs, A. J. W. and Raine, S. R.. 2018. "Validating laboratory assessment of threshold electrolyte concentration for fields irrigated with marginal quality saline-sodic water." Agricultural Water Management. 205, pp. 21-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.04.037

Dissolved organic carbon in leachate after application of granular and liquid N–P–K fertilizers to a sugarcane soil

Pittaway, P. A., Melland, A. R., Antille, D. L. and Marchuk, S.. 2018. "Dissolved organic carbon in leachate after application of granular and liquid N–P–K fertilizers to a sugarcane soil." Journal of Environmental Quality. 47 (3), pp. 522-529. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2017.11.0433

An alternative index to the exchangeable sodium percentage for an explanation of dispersion occurring in soils

Bennett, John McL., Marchuk, Alla and Marchuk, Serhiy. 2016. "An alternative index to the exchangeable sodium percentage for an explanation of dispersion occurring in soils." Soil Research. 54 (8), pp. 949-957. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR15281

Possible effects of irrigation with wastewater on the clay mineralogy of some Australian clayey soils: laboratory study

Marchuk, Serhiy, Churchman, Jock and Rengasamy, Pichu. 2016. "Possible effects of irrigation with wastewater on the clay mineralogy of some Australian clayey soils: laboratory study." Soil Research. 54 (7), pp. 857-868. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR14373

Thermodynamic modelling and threshold electrolyte concentration analysis for treatment and application of coal seam gas associated water

Bennett, John McLean and Marchuk, Serhiy. 2016. Thermodynamic modelling and threshold electrolyte concentration analysis for treatment and application of coal seam gas associated water . Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

An alternative index to ESP to explain dispersion occurring in Australian soils when Na content is low

Marchuk, A., Marchuk, S., Bennett, J., Eyres, M. and Scott, E.. 2014. "An alternative index to ESP to explain dispersion occurring in Australian soils when Na content is low." Patti, Antonio, Tang, Caixan and Wong, Vanessa (ed.) 2014 National Soil Science Conference. Melbourne, Australia 23 - 27 Nov 2014 Melbourne, Australia.