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Researcher: Lisson, S (Dr Shaun Lisson)

Fields of Research

Soil Physics
Agronomy
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Agricultural Land Management
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
Agricultural Production Systems Simulation
Land Capability and Soil Degradation
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Crop and Pasture Production
Crop and Pasture Post Harvest Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
Soil Sciences
Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Farming Systems Research
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Horticultural Production
Animal Management
Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
Agro-ecosystem Function and Prediction
Terrestrial Ecology
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Environmental Education and Extension
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Soil Chemistry (excl. Carbon Sequestration Science)
Animal Production
Palaeoclimatology
Animal Nutrition

Research Objectives

Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Vegetables
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Wheat
Soils
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Soils
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Land and Water Management of environments
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Forestry
Barley
Rural Water Evaluation (incl. Water Quality)
Management of Solid Waste from Plant Production
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Horticultural Crops
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Urban and Industrial Water Management
Native and Residual Pastures
Organic Fertilisers
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Rice
Climate Change Models
Industrial Crops
Sugar Cane (Cut for Crushing)
Plant Extract Crops (e.g. Pyrethrum, Jojoba)
Livestock Raising
Beef Cattle
Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops
Management of Solid Waste from Animal Production

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A farm-scale, bio-economic model for assessing investments in recycled water for irrigation; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
A participatory, farming systems approach to improving Bali cattle production in the smallholder crop-livestock systems of Eastern Indonesia ; Agricultural Systems
A plant-physiology approach to a fire-y problem; 22nd International Grassland Congress
ACIAR Vietnam Trip Report - Better integration of beef cattle production with crop production systems in South-Central Coastal Vietam
Agricultural intensification, climate change and threatened biodiversity - a case study from Tasmania; 2nd International Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2012
Agronomic and gross margin analysis of an insect pest suppressive broccoli cropping system; Agricultural Systems
An integrated assessment of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) and flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) as sources of fibre for newsprint production
Application of APSIM 'multi-paddock' to estimate whole-of-farm water-use efficiency, system water balance and crop producton for a rice-based operation in the Coleambally Irrigation District, NSW; 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Assessing the adaptive capacity of Tasmanian producers to climate change; 2010 International Climate Change Adaptation Conference
Assessing the risk of nutrient loss under intensive crop production in the panatana catchment, Tasmania
Assessing the risk of nutrient loss under intensive crop production in the Panatana Catchment, Tasmania, Australia; ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings
Benchmarking wheat water-use efficiency in Tasmania
Benchmarking wheat water-use efficiency in Tasmania; Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Best-bet salinity management practices for the Back Creek catchment - Water balance impacts of current land management practice
Boosting agricultural productivity with biosolids; urban wastes for soil health
Climate change impacts and adaptation strategies for the mixed crop-livestock farming systems of Tasmania; Climate change impacts and adaptation strategies for the mixed crop-livestock farming systems of Tasmania
Climate Futures for Tasmania: impacts on agriculture technical report
Coal Valley Landcare
Cultivar, sowing date and plant density studies of fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in Tasmania; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Determining the frequency, depth and velocity of preferential flow by high frequency soil moisture monitoring; Journal of Contaminant Hydrology
Developing grass curing algorithms for decision support tools; 15th Australian Agronomy Conference 2010
Development of a hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) simulation model 1. General introduction and the effect of temperature on the pre-emergent development of hemp; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Development of a hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) simulation model 2. The Flowering response of two hemp cultivars to photoperiod; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Development of a hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) simulation model 3. The effect of plant density on leaf appearance, expansion and senescence; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Development of a hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) simulation model 4. Model description and validation; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Development of preferential flow below a soil moisture threshold; Soil Solutions for a Changing World
Development of unstable flow and reduced hydraulic conductivity due to water repellence and restricted drainage; Vadose Zone Journal
Discussing the potential impact of climate change with Tasmanian farmers: defining adaptation options and assessing adaptive capacity; 2nd International Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2012
Effect of antecedent soil moisture on preferential flow in a texture-contrast soil; Journal of Hydrology
Effect of leaching on hydrophobicity and infiltration into a texture constrast soil; Soil Solutions for a Changing World
Effect of plant density, sowing date and irrigation on the yield of fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa) and flax (Linum usitatissimum); Agronmy-Growing a Greener Future
Effects of clear polymer film on emergence and survival of direct sown native vegetation; Land Degradation and Development
Error and uncertainty with the determination of the soil water retention function and saturated hydraulic conductivity for soil water modelling; 5th Joint Soil Science Australia and New Zealand Society of Soil Science Conference
Estimating the nature, timing, and depth of preferential flow in a texture-contrast soil; 5th Joint Soil Science Australia and New Zealand Society of Soil Science Conference
Evaluating controlled release fertiliser for sustainable intensification of agriculture: examples illustrating the value of systems analysis; 4th International Symposium for Farming Systems Design
Evaluation of rapid approaches for determining the soil water retention function and saturated hydraulic conductivity in a hydrologically complex soil; Soil and Tillage Research
Farm Production Technology; Industrial Hemp: The potential for an Industrial Hemp Industry in Australia
Farm system modelling of organic amendments in Tasmania, Australia ; 24th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management
Growth and development of industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in response to irrigation treatments; 19th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Hemp research in Australia; Bioresource Hemp '95
Host location and oviposition of Lepidopteran herbivores in broccoli Brassica oleracea var. italica) cropping systems; Agricultural and Forest Entomology
Host location and parasitism of Brevicoryne brassicae in diversified broccoli cropping systems; Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata
Hydropedology and preferential flow in the Tasmanian texture-contrast soils; Vadose Zone Journal
Hydropedology of the Tasmanian texture-contrast soils; 5th Joint Soil Science Australia and New Zealand Society of Soil Science Conference
Impact of climate change on Tasmanian dryland pasture production; Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture
Influence of antecedent soil moisture on hydraulic conductivity in a series of texture-contrast soils; Hydrological Processes
Influence of antecedent soil moisture on the occurrence of preferential flow in a series of texture contrast soils; 2nd International Conference on Hydropedology
Influence of climate, water content and leaching on seasonal variations in potential water repellence; Hydrological Processes
Leaf growth and senescence rates in brown-back wallaby grass; 22nd International Grassland Congress 2013
Management strategies to improve water-use efficiency of barley in Tasmania; “Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Obstacles in Australian Agronomy”
Managing nutrient loss uner intensive cropping in north-west Tasmania
Modelling the fate of water and nitrogen in the mixed vegetable farming systems of northern Tasmania, Australia; Agricultural Systems
Modelling the influences of land use and land management on water quality; Landscape Logic: Integrated Science for Landscape Management
Nitrogen Release from Poppy Waste and Biosolids at Low Temperature; Soil Solutions for a Changing World
Nitrogen Release from Poppy Waste and Biosolids at Low Temperature; 19th World Congress of Soil Science
Plant Diversity in vegetable cropping systems; 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Plant growth and soil responses to soil applied organic materials in Tasmania, Australia; Soil Research
Preferable flow in a texture constrast soil; Joint Soils Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Societies of Soil Science
Response of fiber hemp (Cannibas sativa L.) to varying irrigation regimes; Journal of the International Hemp Association
Seasonal climate forecasts for agriculture: Towards better understanding and value; Field Crops Research
Seasonal variation in potential water repellence and its effects on soil hydraulic properties; 2nd International Conference on Hydropedology
Simple in situ approaches for determining the timing, depth and magnitude of preferential flow; 2nd International Conference on Hydropedology
Strip Cropping Vegetables; 4th International Crop Science Congress
Studies of fibre hemp and flax pulps as a feedstock for Australian newsprint production; Appita Journal
Subsurface Lateral Flow in Texture-Contrast (Duplex) Soils and Catchments with Shallow Bedrock; Applied and Environmental Soil Science
Tasmanian Hemp Research; Fibre Hemp, facts and fictions. A symposium to discuss the opportunities and problems associated with the development of a hemp fibre industry
Tasmanian hemp research; Journal of the International Hemp Association
Temperature and photoperiod effects on the growth and development of opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) ; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
The autumn break for cropping in southeast Australia: trends, synoptic influences and impacts on wheat yield; International Journal of Climatology
The Effects of Organic Wastes on Sodosols in Tasmania, Australia; 24th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management
The historical and future contribution of crop physiology and modeling research to sugarcane production systems; Field Crops Research: An International Journal
The potential for using hemp (Cannabis sativa) and flax (Linum usitatissimum) fibre as a reinforcing agent in newsprint; Agronmy-Growing a Greener Future
Towards Better Seasonal Climate Forecasts for Farmers; 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Variability of soil physical properties within and between mapping units and the consequences on the water balance and salinity management at the farm scale; Joint Soils Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Societies of Soil Science
Water-use efficiency of barley in Tasmania
Water-use efficiency of wheat in Tasmania
What is limiting canola yield in southern New South Wales? A diagnosis of casual factors; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture

Research Projects

Best Management & Design Practices for Wastewater Irrigation; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Better Integration of Beef Cattle Production with Crop Production Systems in South-Central Coastal Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Demonstration of Salinity Management Techniques for Tasmanian Farmers; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Development and Trial Application of a Poppy (Papaver somniferum) Module for APSIM to Underpin Framing System Research in Tasmania; CSIRO-Division of Sustainable Ecosystems (CSIRO-SE)
Improved Water-Use Efficiency of Rainfed and Irrigated Farming Systems in Tasmania; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Oceans to Grains: A New Approach to Targeted Seasonal Forecasts; Land and Water Australia (LWA)
Testing Simulation Programs at Farm and Regional Scale in Tasmania; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
The Development and Application of a Process-based Growth and Development Model for Potato; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Research Candidate Supervision

Community Resistance to Climate Change- Discourses of Tasmanian Farmers
Development of Pasture Growth Models for Grassland Fire Danger Risk Assessment
Effect of Antecedent Soil Moisture on Infiltration and Preferential Flow in Texture Contrast Soils
Investigating Planting Environment and Seed Physiological Age Interaction on Potato Crop Growth
Reducing Chemical Inputs in Vegetable Production Systems Using Crop Diversification Strategies
Soil and Plant Growth Benefits Resulting from Applying Biosolids, Poppy Mulch and Poppy Seed Waste as Soil Amendments to Texture Contrast Soils in Tasmania
The physiological and climate effects of degradable polymer film applied as a crop overlay