Export of nutrients from intensive agricultural systems results in on farm economic loss and environmental degradation of water bodies. This research looks at ways of keeping nitrogen and phosphorus on farm through various management strategies and the development of catchment scale models for industry best practice.
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Name and Honorifics: Dr Tony Weatherley Title: Lecturer Dept: Department of Agriculture and Food Systems Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: +61 3 8344 4642 Faculty: Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne
Shabnam Shafapour (MPhil): Estimating real time infiltration parameters from irrigation advance and recession data in Border irrigation systems
Rubel Biswas Chowdhury: Systems wide modeling of phosphorus
Weatherley, A.J., Quin, B.F., Dassanayake, K.B. and Rowarth, J.S. (2011). Runoff losses from irrigated dairy pastures treated with phosphorus fertilisers of differing solubility in south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Soil Research 49, 633-641
S Saffarpour, R Adams, AJ Weatherley, V Folkman, MR Grace, AW Western (2011). The Major Ion and Nutrient Behaviour of streams on a dairy Farm, Victoria, Australia. 34th IAHR World Congress - Balance and Uncertainty Water in a Changing world