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Researcher: Lane, PA (Associate Professor Peter Lane)

Fields of Research

Agronomy
Crop and Pasture Production
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Animal Breeding
Animal Nutrition
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Animal Production
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Environmental Education and Extension
Farming Systems Research
Plant Physiology
Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Agro-ecosystem Function and Prediction
Animal Management
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Animal Reproduction
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Horticultural Production
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Education
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Animal Growth and Development
Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Environmental Management
Plant Pathology
Crop and Pasture Biomass and Bioproducts
Agricultural Production Systems Simulation
Soil Sciences
Journalism and Professional Writing
Soil Chemistry (excl. Carbon Sequestration Science)
Tree Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Soil Biology
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)

Research Objectives

Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne)
Beef Cattle
Horticultural Crops
Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops
Dairy Cattle
Browse Crops
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Sheep - Wool
Sheep - Meat
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Non-Cereal Crops for Silage/Green Feed
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Livestock Raising
Education and Training Systems
Environment
Learner and Learning Processes
Forestry
Native and Residual Pastures
Goats
Raw Wool
Land and Water Management of environments
Rice
Integration of Farm and Forestry
Grain Legumes
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Soils
Curriculum
Learner and Learning Achievement
Softwood Plantations
Unprocessed or Minimally Processed Milk
Plant Extract Crops (e.g. Pyrethrum, Jojoba)
Canola
Pigs
Management of Solid Waste from Animal Production

Career Best Publications

A comparison of the performance and growth of a range of turfgrass species under shade; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Changes in the physiology and feed quality of cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) during regrowth; Grass and Forage Science
Occurrence and severity of the weeds Anthriscus caucalis and Torilis nodosa in pyrethrum; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Selection and evaluation of root nodule bacteria for Dorycnium spp; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Shade performance of a range of turfgrass species improved by trinexapac-ethyl; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture

Research Publications

Dactylis glomerata ssp. hispanica (Roth) Nyman, cultivars Uplands and Sendace, drought tolerant forage grasses for temperate environments; Joint XXI International Grassland and VIII International Rangeland Congress 2008
Dorycnium species as alternative forage plants
Lotus uliginosus - a potential pasture species for the Falkland Islands; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
A comparison of the establishment, productivity and feed quality of four cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) and four brome (Bromus spp.) cultivars, under leaf stage based defoliation management; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
A comparison of the performance and growth of a range of turfgrass species under shade; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
A plant-physiology approach to a fire-y problem; 22nd International Grassland Congress
A study of the biology and control of burr chervil and knotted hedge parsely in pyrethrum; 1st Tasmanian Weed Conference : A Decade of Change
A Study of the Biology and Management of Two New Weeds, Anthriscus Caucalis and Torilis Nodosa, in Pyrethrum
A survey of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum fields and an assessment of factors controlling the germination of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis; 13th Australian Weeds Conference
Aligning an agricultural science curriculum with the national science threshold learning outcomes; Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education
An examination of the seedbank distribution, seedling emergence and seed survival of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum; Solutions for a better environment
Application of Woodchip Fines to Pasture
Application of Woodchip Waste to Sown Pastures; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
Arthrospira platensis: A novel feed supplement improves meat eating quality of Australian lamb; 11th World Conference on Animal Production
Assessment of Lotus tenuis for desirable seed production characteristics; 16th Australian Agronomy Conference 2012
Better integration of beef cattle production with crop production systems in South-Central Coastal Vietnam
Better integration of beef cattle production with crop production systems in South-Central Coastal Vietnam and LPS/2012/062 Developing productive and profitable smallholder beef enterprises in Central Vietnam
Breed variation in wool quality, growth and plasma metabolites of prime lamb fed degummed canola; 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production
Can we beat the heat in southern Australian dairy pastures?; Dairy Research Foundation Symposium 2015
Changes in the physiology and feed quality of cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) during regrowth; Grass and Forage Science
Changes in the physiology and feed quality of prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) during regrowth; Dairy Research Foundation Symposium 2005
Changes in the physiology and feed quality of prairie grass during regrowth; Agronomy Journal
Characterization of Beef and Pig Production Systems in North West Vietnam
Chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) can beat the heat during summer drought in southeast Australian dairying regions; 17th Australian Agronomy Conference 2015
Common grasses of Tasmania
Common Grasses of Tasmania, An Agriculturalists' Guide; Tasmanian Environment Centre Inc
Developing grass curing algorithms for decision support tools; 15th Australian Agronomy Conference 2010
Developing threshold learning outcomes for agricultural science; International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education
Development of Pasture Growth Models for Grassland Fire Danger Risk Assessment
Distribution of water-soluble carbohydrate reserves in the stubble of prairie grass and orchardgrass plants; Agronomy Journal
Draft Threshold Learning Outcomes for Agricultural Science; Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education
eDST: Decision support tools for multi-disciplinary applications in higher eduction (CG9-1135); Promoting Excellence in Higher Education
Effect of cattle manure application method on forage production of Panicum maximum in central coastal Vietnam; 16th Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies Conference
Effect of concentrate supplementation on nutrient digestibility and growth of Brahman crossbred cattle fed a basal diet of grass and rice straw; Journal of Animal Science and Technology
Effect of defoliation interval on regrowth of cocksfoot plants; Grassland Society of Southern Australia 46th Annual Conference
Effect of defoliation interval on regrowth of leaves and roots, and tiller number of cocksfoot plants; XX International Grasslands Congress
Effect of defoliation interval on water-soluble carbohydrate and nitrogen energy reserves, regrowth of leaves and roots, and tiller number of cocksfoot Dactylis glomerata L.) plants; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Effect of defoliation management, based on leaf stage, on perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) and cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) under dryland conditions: 2. Nutritive value; Grass and Forage Science
Effect of defoliation management, based on leaf stage, on perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.), prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) and cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) under dryland conditions: 1. Regrowth, tillering and water-soluble carbohydrate concentration; Grass and Forage Science
Effect of defoliation management, based on leaf stage, on perennial ryegrass, prairie grass and cocksfoot under dryland conditions
Effect of dietary supplementation of pasture-based primiparous Holstein-Friesian cows with degummed crude canola oil on body condition score, liveweight, milk yield and composition; Journal of Applied Animal Research
Effect Of Dry Storage Temperature Scarification And Light On The Germination Of Anthriscus Caucalis; Proceedings of 4th International Weed Science
Effect of planting date and daylength on establishment of Dorycnium hirustum; Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture
Effects of temperature and osmotic stress on leaf appearance rate; Australasian Dairy Science Symposium: Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying
Evaluation of a nutrition model in predicting animal performance of Vietnamese cattle; Asian - Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences
Evaluation of temperate perennial grasses for low to medium rainfall areas of Tasmania; 9th Australian Agronomy Conference -
Evaluation of temperate perennial grasses for low to medium rainfall areas of Tasmania; 9th Australian Agronomy Conference -
Evaluation of the Small Ruminant Nutrition System model (SRNS) for goat production in Vietnam; 8th International Workshop on Modelling Nutrient Digestion and Utilization in Farm Animals 2014
Extension for farming systems - a learning framework for regional and national dairy systems research and development
Farmlets as learning platforms for the Australian Dairy industry
Field Evaluation of Root Nodule Bacteria for Dorycnium spp; Proceedings of the 13th Australian Nitrogen Fixation Conference
Flowering and seed development of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis; Solutions for a better environment
Forage quality characteristics of Lotus tenuis, narrow-leaf birdsfoot trefoil; 22nd International Grassland Congress
Forages improve livelihoods of smallholder farmers with beef cattle in South Central Coastal Vietnam; Tropical Grasslands
Gene expression profiles of Aralkylamine N-acetyltransferase, B-cell translocation gene-2 and Fatty Acid Synthase in pasture-based primiparous Holstein-Friesian dairy cows supplemented with crude degummed canola oil; Advancements in Genetic Engineering
Genetic diversity and breed comparison of carcass traits in Tasmanian Corriedale and East Friesian sheep by RAPD markers, In: D. Troy, R. Pearce, B. Byrne, J. Kerry (Editors), Harnessing and Exploiting Global Opportunities; 52nd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology : Harnessing and Exploiting Global Opportunities
Germination characteristics of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Grasslands; Living in a Warmer World: How a Changing Climate Will Affect Our Lives
Growth and development of Lotus and Trifolium species under saline and waterlogging conditions; Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture
Growth responses of Atriplex lentiformis and Medicago arborea in three soil types treated with saline water irrigation; Environmental and Experimental Botany
Halophyte agriculture: success stories; Environmental and Experimental Botany
Halophytes as a Possible Alternative to Desalination Plants: Prospects of Recycling Saline Wastewater During Coal Seam Gas Operations; Halophytes for Food Security in Dry Lands
Herbage seed production in Tasmania, Australia; 8th International Herbage Seed Group Conference 2015
Impact of a school based program as an intervention activity for managing forage production; 16th Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies Conference
Improved forage varieties for smallholder cattle farmers in south central coastal Vietnam; Livestock Research for Rural Development
Improved modelling of manure mineralisation through new methods for characterising carbohydrate pools; Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture
Improved seed production of Lotus tenuis for a global market
Improved Seed Production of Lotus tenuis for a Global Market
Improving the profitability of beef from pastures: A case study of Tasmania's Circular Head Beef Business Group; Journal of Animal Science
Influence of sire breed, protein supplementation and gender on wool spinning fineness in first-Cross Merino lambs; World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Investigating reasons for decline of white clover in dairy pastures
Leaf Area Development and Growth of Two Irrigated Brassica Forage Crops; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
Leaf growth and senescence rates in brown-back wallaby grass; 22nd International Grassland Congress 2013
Leaf growth and senescence rates of three pasture grasses and wheat; Crop and Pasture Science
Learning and Teaching Academic Standard Statements have recently been published across a number of disciplines, and have contributed to the national regulation and quality assurance framework currently being developed in the higher education sector; Teaching Matters 2012
Managing the Demand and Supply of Water Reuse for Agriculture in the Coal Valley, Tasmania; Reuse: IWA World Congress on Water Reclamation and Reuse
Multiple traits associated with salt tolerance in lucerne: revealing the underlying cellular mechanisms; Functional Plant Biology
Occurrence and severity of the weeds Anthriscus caucalis and Torilis nodosa in pyrethrum; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Opportunities for doctoral graduates within agricultural industries; Beyond Doctorates Downunder : Maximising the impact of your doctorate from Australia & New Zealand
Overcoming technical and market constraints to the emergence of profitable beef enterprises in the north-western highlands of Vietnam
Patterns of leaf and root regrowth, and allocation of water-soluble carbohydrate reserves following defoliation of plants of prairie grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.); Grass and Forage Science
Productive performance, rumen volatile fatty acid profile and plasma metabolites of concentrate-supplemented Bach Thao goats in Vietnam; Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Productivity and pre- and post-grazing quality of pasture cultivars in a grazing trial; 53rd Annual Conference of the Grassland Society of Southern Australia
Productivity, quality, and chemical composition of forage varieties grown in South Central Coastal Vietnam; Journal of Animal Husbandry Sciences and Technics
Prospects for three Dorycnium species as forage plants in agricultural systems: a review of their agronomic characteristics; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
RAPD marker variation in meat quality traits of Poll Dorset second-cross lambs selected for muscle or growth, In: D. Troy, R. Pearce, B. Byrne, J. Kerry (Editors), Harnessing and Exploiting Global Opportunities; 52nd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology : Harnessing and Exploiting Global Opportunities
Reproduction and fertility parameters of dairy cows supplemented with omega-3 fatty acid-rich canola oil; Annual Research and Review in Biology
Risk of phosphorus runoff following wastewater application for two Tasmanian pasture soils used for dairying; Joint Soil Science Australia and New Zealand Society of Soil Science Conference
Seasonal changes in feed quality of Dorycnium spp; 11th Australian Agronomy Conference
Seed Ecology of Apiaceae Weeds in Pyrethrum; Seed: Biology, Development and Ecology
Selection and evaluation of root nodule bacteria for Dorycnium spp; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Selection and Evaluation of Root Nodule Bacteria for Doryncnium spp; Proceedings of the 5th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference
Shade Adaptation of Established Turfgass Improved by Plant Growth Regulator; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
Shade performance of a range of turfgrass species improved by trinexapac-ethyl; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Sustainable and profitable crop and livestock systems for south central coastal Vietnam : Better Integration of Beef Cattle Production with Crop Production Systems in South-Central Coastal Vietnam
Synergistic nexus between research-led teaching and inquiry-based student learning in Animal Sciences: Sharing the University of Tasmania experience; Challenging Old Assumptions and Break New Ground for the 21st Century
Systems of cattle production in south central coastal Vietnam; Livestock Research for Rural Development
Teaching animal science and genetics to Australian university undergraduates to enhance inquiry-based student learning and research with sheep: Growth and conformation traits in crossbred prime lambs; British Journal of Educational Research
The 2010-2011 Learning and Teaching Academic Standards (LTAS) project for Science defined a set of nationally agreed Threshold Learning Outcomes (TLOs) for Australian graduates of bachelor level science degrees; Teaching Matters 2012
The biology and control of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis in pyrethrum; Proceedings of 4th International Weed Science
The Germination Behaviour of Dorycnium spp. in Response to Temperature; Proceedings of the 10th Australian Agronomy Conference
The Germination Behaviour of Dorycnium spp. in Response to Temperature; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
The hidden world of grass endophytes; The Tasmanian Naturalist
The nutritional value of cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) and perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) under leaf-stage based defoliation management; XX International Grasslands Congress
The nutritional value of cocksfoot and perennial ryegrass under leaf-stage based defoliation management; Grassland Society of Southern Australia 46th Annual Conference
Tolerance of Trifolium tumens (Talish Clover) to pre- and post-emergent herbicides; 16th Australian Agronomy Conference
Towards sustainable beef enterprises in the northwest highlands of Vietnam; International Scientific Conference on Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas
Vegetative growth and development of irriatged forage turnip (Brassica rapa var. rapa); Grass and Forage Science
Water Use Efficiency of Four Irrigated Brassica Forage Crops; Water - Essential For Life
Water Use Efficiency of Summer Forage Crops for the Dairy Industry

Research Projects

Effective Weed Control for Trifolium Tumens and Dorycnium Hirsutum Seed Crops; AgriFutures (AgFut)
A programme level approach to managing co-investment in Project '8x5'; Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI)
A Study of the Biology and Management of Two New Weeds, Anthriscus Caucalis and Torilis Nodosa, in Pyrethrum; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Alternate Pasture Agronomy - Lydia Turner; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Better Integration of Beef Cattle Production with Crop Production Systems in South-Central Coastal Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Building Human Capacity: Linking Schools to Universities Through to Primary Industries; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Characterization of Beef and Pig Production Systems in North West Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Determining the residual effect of Roundup (glyphosate) on successful crop establishment; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Developing productive and profitable smallholder beef enterprises in Central Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Development of Smallholder Cattle Production in the Southeastern Region of Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Evaluation of some agronomic characteristics of cocksfoot accessions with potential for improved pasture productivity and persistance in medium to ...; Tasmanian Beef Industry (TBI)
Evaluation of the effects of grazing regime on root C and N reserves of winteractive lucerne grown in a temperate climate; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Extension for Farming Systems - A Learning Framework for Regional and National Dairy Systems R&D; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Farmlets as learning platforms for the Australian Dairy industry; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Genetics-Nutrition Interactions in Tactical Grazing and Strategic Supplementation of Sheep: Implications for Wool, Growth and Gene Expression; Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET)
Improved Seed Production of Lotus tenuis for a Global Market; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Investigating the Physiology and Quality of Cocksfoot in Relation to Regrowth and Defoliation Management; DairyTas (DAIRYTAS)
Leguminous Browse Species as Forage Plants for Temperate Environments; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Novel endophytes in ryegrass: Defining their contribution to successful pasture establishment in Tasmania; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Overcoming Technical and Market Constraints to the Emergence of Profitable Beef Enterprises in the NW Highlands of Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Program A1.4 Development of Pasture Growth Models for Grassland Fire Danger Risk Assessment; CRC for Bushfire Research (CRCB)
Proposed Project Application of Woodchip Fines to Pastures; North Forest Products (NFP)
Travel Grant to Attend the Grasslands Congress, Hohot, China; AW Howard Memorial Trust Inc (AWHMT)
Travel Grant to UK and USA - Evaluation of Dorycnium spp as a new forgae plants for temperate environments; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Upgrade of Infra Red Analysis Facility ; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Water Use Efficiency of Summer Forage Crops for the Dairy Industry; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Wool Quality and Growth Responses of Genetically Divergent Grazing Sheep Supplemented with Two Dietary Amino Acid Sources; Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET)
Improved market engagement and profitability for smallholder beef enterprises in central Vietnam
Overcoming technical and market constraints to the emergence of profitable beef enterprises in the NW highlands of Vietnam

Research Candidate Supervision

A Characterisation of Tasmanian wool quality and that of similar wool producing regions on the Australian mainland for the 1991/92 to 1996/97 seasons
A study of the biology and control of Anthriscus caucalis and Torilis nodosa in pyrethrum
A Study of the Inter-Level Behavioural Relationships in the Australian Wool Supply Chain
Assessing the Soil Types and Their Implications for Land Sustainability Classification (Limitations and Potentials)
Collaborative community decision making as a means toward sustainable local development sustainable regional development
Developing temperate pasture-based dairy systems to meet the challenges of a warmer and dryer climate
Development of Pasture Growth Models for Grassland Fire Danger Risk Assessment
Efficient use of water on spring sown forage brassicas
Enabling Change in Family Farm Businesses
Evaluation of Dorycnium spp. as Alternative Forage Plants
Evaluation of legume species for pasture improvement in the Falkland Islands
Evaluation of perennial pasture legumes in Tasmania
Family Farming in the Tasmanian Potato Industry
Farmlets as Learning Platforms for the Australian Dairy Industry
Germination Issues in the Cultivation of Echinacea angustifolia in Tasmania
Halophytes for High Saline Agriculture
Investigating the Physiology and Management of Cocksfoot (Dactylis Glomerata L.) and Prairie Grass (Bromus willdenowii Kunth.) as Alternative Perennial Grass Species for the Dairy Industry in Southern Australia
Long-term Annual Nitrogen Fertilisation of Eucalyptus regnans F. Mueller and Pinus radiata D. Don- Effects on Tree Growth, Soil Chemistry and Net Nitrogen Mineralisation
Mechanisms for Salinity Tolerance in Halophytes
Phosphorus Concentration in Runoff from Two Tasmanian Pasture Soils Following Wastewater Application
Productive Performance, Plasma Metabolite Profile, Rumen Fermentation and Meat Quality of Concentrate-Supplemented Bach Thao Goats
Reproduction and Fertility Parameters of Dairy Heifers Supplemented eith Spirulina- mRNA Gene Expression Profiles
Shade Adaptation of Established Turfgrass
The physical, economic and social limitations to farmers in the Scottsdale region of NE Tasmania planting trees on the properties
The potential of Trifolium tumens as an alternative pasture legume for temperate low rain fall regions
The project involves the development/identification of agronomic practices that will enhance the productivity of pyrethrum crops.
To Examine the Relationship Between Extent of Waterlogging and Cutting Height, for a Range of Tropical Forage Grasses in Central Coastal Vietnam
To Investigate the Physiology of Spanish Cocksfoot (cv Uplands & Sendace) and the Characteristics That May Assist in Improving Their Usage.