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Researcher: Meinke, HB (Professor Holger Meinke)

Fields of Research

Sustainable Agricultural Development
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
Agricultural Production Systems Simulation
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Climatology (excl. Climate Change Processes)
Agronomy
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Farming Systems Research
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Economic Models and Forecasting
Agricultural Land Management
Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Biological Sciences
Agro-ecosystem Function and Prediction
Applied Statistics
Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
Health Policy
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Crop and Pasture Production
Research, Science and Technology Policy
Horticultural Production
Agricultural Spatial Analysis and Modelling
Environmental Science and Management
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Environment Policy
Environmental Management
Meteorology
Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Earth Sciences
Specialist Studies in Education
Health and Community Services
Community Child Health
Carbon Sequestration Science
Natural Resource Management
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Higher Education
Food Processing
Soil Sciences
Food Packaging, Preservation and Safety
Animal Production

Research Objectives

Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Rice
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Barley
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Sorghum
Wheat
Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne)
Management of Gaseous Waste from Plant Production (excl. Greenhouse Gases)
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Horticultural Crops
Vegetables
Maize
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Management of Water Consumption by Plant Production
Safflower Seed
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Weather
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Livestock Raising
Water and Waste Services
Health Policy Evaluation
Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Processed Food Products and Beverages (excl. Dairy Products)
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Rural Health
Industrial Gases
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Environmental Health
Winter Grains and Oilseeds
Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops
Food Safety
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Plant Production
Soils

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Untangling the multi-dimensional nature of sustainability - a simulation approach; Farming Systems Design 2007, International Symposium on Methodologies on Integrated Analysis of Farm Production Systems
A quantitative trait loci (QTL) regulating early flowering in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); 18th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
A two-step approach to quantify photothermal effects on pre-flowering rice phenology; Field Crops Research
Academic, industry and student perspectives on the inclusion of 'vocational knowledge' in a 'Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Statement' for agriculture; Journal of Learning Design
Academic, industry and student perspectives on the inclusion of 'vocational knowledge' in a Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Statement for agriculture; The 20th Annual UniServe Science Conference
Actionable climate knowledge - from analysis to synthesis; Climate Research
Adaptation science for agriculture and natural resource management - urgency and theoretical basis; Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Adaptation, resilience and climate smart agriculture - from concepts to action; 3rd Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture 2015
Adapting agriculture to climate change; National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
AgLTAS: A network of practice that has defined national Learning and Teaching Academic Standards for Agriculture; Teaching Matters 2014: Places and Spaces
Agricultural impacts: Europe's diminishing bread basket; Nature Climate Change
Agriculture - Part of Who We Are; Agriculture for the Curious: Why Study Agriculture?
Agriculture, food security and climate change - why science alone can't fix the problems; Agriculture under the Climate Changing World’
Assessing strategies for Orobanche sp control using a combined seedbank and competition model; Agronomy Journal: An International Journal
Assessing the sustainability of wheat-based cropping systems using APSIM: model parameterisation and evaluation; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Assessing the sustainability of wheat-based cropping systems using APSIM: model parameterisation and evaluation; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Assessing the sustainability of wheat-based cropping systems using simulation modelling: sustainability = 42?; Sustainability Science
Australia's farming future: Tasmania
Barley Phenology: Physiological and Molecular Mechanisms for Heading Date and Modelling of Genotype‐Environment‐Management Interactions; Plant Growth
Barley yellow dwarf viruses: infection mechanisms and breeding strategies; Euphytica
Beyond climate-smart agriculture: toward safe operating spaces for global food systems; Agriculture & Food Security
Biochar improves fertility of a clay soil in the Brazilian Savannah: short term effects and impact on rice yield; Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics
Biochar increases plant-available water in a sandy loam soil under an aerobic rice crop system; Solid Earth
Blooms of research on show
Challenges for weed management in African rice systems in a changing climate; Journal of Agricultural Science
Climate and Security in Asia and the Pacific (Food, Water and Energy); Climate in Asia and the Pacific: Security, Society and Sustainability
Climate change and impact on grain sorghum; Australian Sorghum Conference
Climate Forecast for Better Water Management in Agriculture: A Case Study for Southern India ; Climate prediction and agriculture : advances and challenges
Comparing water options for irrigation farmers using Modern Portfolio Theory; Agricultural Water Management
Contingency planning for drought - a case study in coping with agrometeorological risks and uncertainties; Managing Weather and Climate Risks in Agriculture
Correlation between temperature and phenology prediction error in rice (Oryza sativa L.); Agricultural and Forest Meteorology: An International Journal
Cropping systems strategy for effective management of Fusarium wilt in safflower; Field Crops Research
Developing rural community health risk assessments for climate change: a Tasmanian pilot study; Rural and Remote Health
Development of a 'Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Statement' for agriculture; ComBio Conference 2014: Combined ASBMB, ASPS and ANZSCDB Annual Meetings
DPIPWE - Establishment of centres of dairy and vegetable research, development and extension (smart farming)
Eco-efficient agriculture: concepts, challenges and opportunities; Crop Science
Embedding Weather and Climate Services within an Agricultural Risk Management Framework; International Symposium on PWS: A Key to Service Delivery
Entry points for eco-efficient aerobic rice production system in Punjab, Pakistan; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Farmers’ views on the future prospects of aerobic rice culture in Pakistan; Land Use Policy
Foreseeing the health effects of climate change in rural communities: A translational research approach; Climate Adaptation in Action 2012
From inferential statistics to climate knowledge; Advances in Geosciences
From rainfall to farm incomes-transforming advice for Australian drought policy. I. Development and testing of a bioeconomic modelling system; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
From rainfall to farm incomes-transforming advice for Australian drought policy. II. Forecasting farm incomes; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Genetic studies of phenological traits in barley; 9th Annual Graduate Research Conference 2015
Grains; Adapting Australian Agriculture to Climate Change - Preparing Australian Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for the Future
Impacts of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on Australian Rainfall and Circulation; Journal of Climate
Inferential, nonparametric statistics to assess the quality of probabilistic forecast systems; Monthly Weather Review
Integrated assessments of climate variability and change for Australian agriculture - connecting the islands of knowledge; International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs)
Integrated assessments of climate variability and change for Australian agriculture - Connecting the islands of knowledge; Proceedings of the iEMSs 3rd Biennial Meeting
Key weather extremes affecting potato production in The Netherlands; European Journal of Agronomy
Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Statement for Agriculture; Office for Learning and Teaching
Long-term evaluation of dryland cropping systems intensification for sustainable production in the semi-arid tropics of India; 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture
Maize (Zea mays L.) productivity as influenced by sowing date and nitrogen fertiliser rate at Melkassa, Ethiopia: parameterisation and evaluation of APSIM-Maize; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Managing climatic risks to combat land degradation and enhance food security: Key information needs; Procedia Environmental Sciences
Managing climatic risks to combat land degradation and enhance food security: Key information needs; World Climate Conference
Modelling that bridges scales and connects disciplines; 40 Years Theory and Model at Wageningen UR
Modelling the role of algae in rice crop nutrition and soil organic carbon maintenance; European Journal of Agronomy
Multiple drivers of change - a challenge for cropping systems designers and managers; AGRO2010
Near-global impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on rainfall; Geophysical Research Letters
Nitrogen availability, water-filled pore space, and N2O-N fluxes after biochar application and nitrogen fertilization; Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira
Nitrogen use and crop performance of rice under aerobic conditions in a semiarid subtropical environment; Agronomy Journal
Nitrogen use efficiency, water productivity and food security; International Symposium of the International Scientific Centre of Fertilizers (CIEC)
On-farm water management and the madden-julian oscillation; Australian Agronomy
Operational seasonal forecasting of crop performance; Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions. Biological Sciences
Overcoming adolescence: Tasmania's agricultural history and future; Griffith Review
Plant neurobiology and green plant intelligence: science, metaphors and nonsense; Journal of The Science of Food and Agriculture
Potential applications of subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) predictions; Meteorological Applications
Preface: Climate predictions for better agricultural risk management; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Probabilistic forecasts of the onset of the north Australian wet season; Monthly Weather Review
Probabilistic methods for seasonal forecasting in a changing climate: Cox-type regression models; International Journal of Climatology
Properties of a clay soil from 1.5 to 3.5 years after biochar application and the impact on rice yield; Geoderma
Providing seasonal-to-interannual climate information for risk management and decision making; Procedia Environmental Sciences
Providing Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Information for Risk Management and Decision-making; World Climate Conference
Rainfall variability at decadal and longer time scales: Signal or noise?; Journal of Climate
Research focus of TIA workshop at Ross
Response to Australian Vegetable Industry Strategic Investment Plan White Paper
Rice in cropping systems - Modelling transitions between flooded and non-flooded soil environments; European Journal of Agronomy
Robustness of livestock farmers to climate variability: a case study in Uruguay; 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture Incorporating 3rd Farming Systems Design Conference
Seasonal and inter-annual climate forecasting: The new tool for increasing preparedness to climate variability and change in agricultural planning and operations; Climatic Change: An Interdisciplinary, International Journal Devoted to The Description, Causes and Implications of Climatic Change
Shire scale impacts and adaptation options for Australian cereal crops affected by climate change; Australian Agronomy
Simulating crop-parasitic weed interactions using APSIM: Model evaluation and application; European Journal of Agronomy
Simulating rice in farming systems - modelling transitions between aerobic and ponded soil environments in APSIM; MODSIM
Spatial impact of projected changes in rainfall and temperature on wheat yields in Australia; Climatic Change
Statistical evidences of unusual Southern Oscillation Index patterns suggests possible climate change impacts on ENSO behaviour
Strategic double cropping on Vertisols: a viable rainfed cropping option in the Indian SAT to increase productivity and reduce risk; European Journal of Agronomy
Supporting evidence-based adaptation decision-making in Tasmania: a synthesis of climate change adaptation research; National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
Sustainable agricultural intensification - oxymoron or Africa's salvation?
Tasmanian' bioeconomy: using all capitals to sustain innovative and entrepreneurial agrifood value chains; Knowledge-Driven Developments in the Bioeconomy: Technological and Economic Perspective
Tertiary agricultural education in Australasia: where to from here?; Agricultural Higher Education in the 21st Century
The AgLTAS project: a consensus approach to defining standards for learning outcomes and informing curricula design for Agriculture; Teaching Matters 2013
The best farm-level irrigation strategy changes seasonally with fluctuating water availability; Agricultural Water Management: An International Journal
The development of a farming systems model (APSIM) - a disciplined approach; International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs)
The interface between land use systems research and policy: Multiple arrangements and leverages; Land Use Policy
The intrinsic plasticity of farm businesses and their resilience to change. An Australian example; Field Crops Research: An International Journal
The vulnerability of Australian rural communities to climate variability and change: Part I - Conceptualising and measuring vulnerability; Environmental Science and Policy
The vulnerability of Australian rural communities to climate variability and change: Part II - Integrating impacts with adaptive capacity; Environmental Science and Policy
Three putative types of El Nino revealed by spatial variability in impact on Australian wheat yield; Journal of Climate
Towards groundwater neutral cropping systems in the Alluvial Fans of the North China Plain; Agricultural Water Management
Understanding the vulnerability of Australian rural communities to climate variability and change ; Conference on Official statistics and the environment (IAOS)
Validation of APSIM for long duration rice varieties in different agro-climatic zones of Sri Lanka; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Weather, climate, and farmers: an overview; Meteorological Applications
Yield advantage and water productivity of maize-mungbean inter-cropping systems in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka; a modelling approach; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Yield formation and tillering dynamics of direct-seeded rice in flooded and nonflooded soils in the Huai River Basin of China; Field Crops Research: An International Journal

Research Projects

A consensus approach to defining standards for learning outcomes and informing curricula design for agriculture; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Appointment of Biometricians; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Innovative Horticultural Products: Adding value to horticulture value ; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Planning for the Southern Slopes NRM Region - Southern Slopes Cluster; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Cooperation Agreement with CSIRO for Two Positions; CSIRO-Division of Sustainable Ecosystems (CSIRO-SE)
Developing Climate Change Adaptation Research in Tasmania; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Developing Salt Tolerant Rice for Food Security in India and Australia; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Establishment of Centres of Dairy & Vegetable Research, Development & Extension; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Foreseeing and Managing the Health Risks of Climate Change: A Pilot Project for Rural Health; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Improving the Robustness, Sustainability, Productivity and Eco-efficiencies of Rice Systems throughout Asia; Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
Research & Development Contractual Agreement - TIA JVA; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Supporting evidence-based adaptation decision-making in Tasmania - the state of adaptation research; Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE)
ARC Industry Advisory Panel - Prof Holger Meinke
Collaboration on International Food and Carbon Security
Improve Climate Forecasting to Enhance Food Security in Indian Ocean Rim Countries

Research Candidate Supervision

Better Crop Management through Seasonal Climate Forecasting- More Options for Farmers to Manage Climate Risks
Exploring Climate Change Adaptation from an Agricultural Development Perspective in Ethiopia- Theory, Policy and Practices
Integrating Productivity Enhancing and Risk Efficient Practices on Small-Holder Farms in the Dry Environments of the Rift Valley, Ethiopia
Towards Sustainable Production of Aerobic Rice in Brazilian Savannas- Investigating the Potential of Carbonised Biomass as a Soil Amendment