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Researcher: Langworthy, A (Dr Adam Langworthy)

Fields of Research

Crop and pasture biochemistry and physiology
Animal management
Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Crop and pasture production
Agricultural hydrology
Agro-ecosystem function and prediction
Animal nutrition
Horticultural crop growth and development
Crop and pasture biomass and bioproducts
Agricultural systems analysis and modelling

Research Objectives

Sown pastures (excl. lucerne)
Dairy cattle
Browse crops
Pasture, browse and fodder crops
Climate change mitigation strategies
Protected vegetable crops
Water and waste services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Can irrigating more frequently mitigate detrimental heat wave effects on perennial ryegrass growth and persistence?; Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
Can we beat the heat in southern Australian dairy pastures?; Dairy Research Foundation Symposium 2015
Chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) can beat the heat during summer drought in southeast Australian dairying regions; 17th Australian Agronomy Conference 2015
Effect of stubble height and irrigation management on the growth, botanical composition and persistence of perennial ryegrass, tall fescue and chicory swards in cool-temperate Tasmania; Crop and Pasture Science
Effect of stubble-height management on crown temperature of perennial ryegrass, tall fescue and chicory; Crop and Pasture Science
Establishing plantain in spring in existing perennial ryegrass pastures in northern Tasmania; Animal Production Science
Forage quality characteristics of Lotus tenuis, narrow-leaf birdsfoot trefoil; 22nd International Grassland Congress
Improved seed production of Lotus tenuis for a global market
Pasture optimization and decision support tools for the dairy and beef industries: report 1 August to 31 October 2013
Potential of summer-active temperate (C3) perennial forages to mitigate the detrimental effects of supraoptimal temperatures on summer home-grown feed production in south-eastern Australian dairying regions; Crop and Pasture Science
Quantifying the interactions between grazing interval, grazing intensity, and nitrogen on the yield and growth rate of dryland and irrigated perennial ryegrass; Crop and Pasture Science
Virtual fencing technology to intensively graze lactating dairy cattle I: Technology efficacy and pasture utilization; Journal of Dairy Science
Virtual fencing technology to intensively graze lactating dairy cattle II: Effects on cow welfare and behavior; Journal of Dairy Science

Research Projects

Dairy HIGH - High Integrity Grass-fed Herds; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Developing temperate pasture-based dairy systems to meet the challenges of a warmer and drier climate; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Enhancing the profitability and productivity of livestock farming through virtual herding technology; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Growing red meat productivity through the selection and establishment of perennial legumes; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Smarter Irrigation for Profit - Phase 2; Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)
Dairy High 2

Research Candidate Supervision