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Researcher: Hall, E (Mr Eric Hall)

Fields of Research

Agronomy
Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Crop and pasture production
Crop and pasture biochemistry and physiology
Crop and pasture nutrition
Horticultural crop improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Land capability and soil productivity
Veterinary diagnosis and diagnostics
Agricultural production systems simulation
Animal protection (incl. pests and pathogens)
Animal management
Animal growth and development
Environmental education and extension
Animal nutrition
Agro-ecosystem function and prediction

Research Objectives

Sown pastures (excl. lucerne)
Other animal production and animal primary products
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Pasture, browse and fodder crops
Grain legumes
Sheep for wool
Other plant production and plant primary products
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Browse crops
Ornamentals, natives, flowers and nursery plants
Industrial crops
Sheep for meat
Grains and seeds
Lucerne
Management of greenhouse gas emissions from animal production

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

20 years of searching for an alternative temperate grass species for low to medium rainfall environments in Tasmania; Perennial Grasses in Pasture Production Systems Symposium 2013
Bromus colotatus Exceltas; Plant Varieties Journal
Dactylis glomerata Megatas; Plant Varieties Journal
Dactylis glomerata spp. hispanica Sendace; Plant Varieties Journal
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
Dactylis glomerata ssp. hispanica Sendace; Plant Varieties Journal
Dorycnium species as alternative forage plants
The Dactylis glomerata Megatas
The new Dactylis glomerata ssp hispanica cultivar Uplands
The new Dactylis glomerata ssp hispanica cultivar Sendace
The Bromus coloratus cultivar Exceltas
The Trifolium ambiguum cultivar Kuratas
Trifolium ambiguum Kuratas; Plant Varieties Journal
Alternative perennial grass species for north facing slopes in Tasmania; 10th Australian Agronomy Conference
Assessment of Lotus tenuis for desirable seed production characteristics; 16th Australian Agronomy Conference 2012
Development of four fact sheets for the Pastures Australia Phase 2 Project, Caucasian (Kura), Talish, Timothy and Arrowleaf clovers
Effect of planting date and daylength on establishment of Dorycnium hirustum; Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture
Establishment of Perennial Plants for Soil Conservation and Forage
Evaluation of native and introduced grasses for low-input pastures in temperate Australia: experimental approach, site and genotype descriptions; The Rangeland Journal
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 -
Forage quality characteristics of Lotus tenuis, narrow-leaf birdsfoot trefoil; 22nd International Grassland Congress
Grazing systems and worm control in sheep: a long-term case study involving three management systems with analysis of factors influencing faecal worm egg count; Animal Production Science
Growth and development of Lotus and Trifolium species under saline and waterlogging conditions; Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture
Habitat and plant diversity of Trifolium tumens (Steven ex M. Bieb.) collected in Azerbaijan and its characterisation and field evaluation in Tasmania, Australia; Crop & Pasture Science
Herbage seed production in Tasmania, Australia; 8th International Herbage Seed Group Conference 2015
Identification of superior native and introduced grasses for low-input pastures in temperate Australia; The Rangeland Journal
Identifying species and species mixes with potential for grazing systems in the Mallee-Wimmera
Improved Pasture Lines/Species for Dryland Grazing Systems in the Upper Derwent Valley
Improved seed production of Lotus tenuis for a global market
Increasing the Adoption of Alternative Perennials for Soil Conservation and Forage
New annual and short-lived perennial pasture legumes for Australian agriculture-15 years of revolution; Field Crops Research
New annual pasture legumes for southern Australia - 15 years of revolution; 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Perennial pastures renovation demonstration: turning failure into success
Plant collection in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan for forage improvement in Australia; Sustainable use of Genetic Diversity in Forage and Turf Breeding
Plant Germplasm Collection Report
Producer-initiated field research leads to a new diagnostic test for footrot; Animal Production Science
Production interactions between combinations of 4 perennial legumes and 5 perennial grasses, grown under high input management with and without applications of nitrogen; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Promising new perennial grass and legumes for NSW from the Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research
Radio Interview
Reflections on the concept, conduct and findings of the producer-led Cicerone Project; Animal Production Science
Report on the XXI International Grasslands/VII International Rangelands Congress, Hohot, China 28 June-12 July 2008
Seasonal production of coloured brome (Bromus coloratus Steud,) cv. Exceltas, a new high quality perennial temperate pasture grass; 16th Australian Agronomy Conference
Southern Tasmania Evergraze Supporting Site - Weedington
Species for Profit - A Guide for Tasmanian Pastures and Field Crops; Edited by Jonathan Knox, Robin Thompson and Sarah Campbell, Department of Primary Industries Water and Environment
Summer production of alternative species in comparison to perennial ryegrass and white clover for high input pasture systems; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Symbiotic performance of Mediterranean Trifolium spp. with naturalised soil rhizobia; Crop & Pasture Science
Tasmanian Evergraze support site doing well
Temperate pastures gain from Aussie-bred varieties
The development of Talish clover (Trifolium tumens Steven ex M. Bieb.) as a potential new perennial pasture legume for low rainfall temperate environments; Joint XXI International Grassland and VIII International Rangeland Congress 2008
The evaluation of temperate perennial pasture legume species for a low to medium rainfall environment in Tasmania; Australian Scientific Symposium on Legumes 2012
The performance of a range of annual pasture legumes on acid saline soils in Tasmania; 10th Australian Agronomy Conference
The search for alternative perennial pasture legumes adapted to the changing climatic conditions across Tasmania's low to medium rainfall region; Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture 2010
Tolerance of Trifolium tumens (Talish Clover) to pre- and post-emergent herbicides; 16th Australian Agronomy Conference
Waterhouse Resilient Pasture Demonstration: Final Report

Research Projects

Effective Weed Control for Trifolium Tumens and Dorycnium Hirsutum Seed Crops; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Establishment of Perennial Plants for Soil Conservation and Forage; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Improved pasture lines/species for dryland grazing systems in the Upper Derwent Valley; Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI)
Improved Seed Production of Lotus tenuis for a Global Market; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Increasing the Adoption of Alternative Perennials for Soil Conservation and Forage; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
National Annual Pasture legume Improvement Program (NAPLIP) in the high rainfall zone; Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI)
North Facing Slopes Project; Sustainable Grazing Systems (SGS)
Southern Tasmania Evergraze Supporting Site - Weedington; Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI)
The Australian Native and Low Input Grasses Network - Multi - Site Evaluation Collaborative Project; Iberian Collection (IC)
Derwent Catchment NRM Resilient Pasture Demonstration
Evaluation of Perennial Ryegrass Breeding Lines
Increasing the Adoption of Alternative Perennial Pastures to Improve Sustainable Farming Practices in the North Eastern Region of Tasmania
Perennial pasture renovation demonstration - turning failure into success
Waterhouse resilient pasture demonstration

Research Candidate Supervision

Evaluation of Dorycnium spp. as Alternative Forage Plants
To Investigate the Physiology of Spanish Cocksfoot (cv Uplands & Sendace) and the Characteristics That May Assist in Improving Their Usage.