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Researcher: Dean, GJ (Mr Geoffrey Dean)

Fields of Research

Agronomy
Crop and Pasture Production
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Animal Nutrition
Farming Systems Research
Natural Resource Management
Land Capability and Soil Degradation
Soil Sciences
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Animal Management
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Horticultural Production
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Agricultural Engineering
Soil Physics
Agricultural Production Systems Simulation

Research Objectives

Wheat
Grain Legumes
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Dairy Cattle
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Plant Extract Crops (e.g. Pyrethrum, Jojoba)
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Barley
Linseed
Horticultural Crops
Sheep - Meat
Winter Grains and Oilseeds
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management
Industrial Crops
Canola
Browse Crops
Ornamentals, Natives, Flowers and Nursery Plants
Vegetables
Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Rehabilitation of Degraded Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Non-Cereal Crops for Silage/Green Feed
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Air Quality
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Plant Production
Livestock Raising
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Soils
Pacific Peoples Development and Welfare

Career Best Publications

Agronomic and economic potential of grain legumes in Tasmania; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
Evaluation of a new class of fungicides on grain yield in wheat and barley; Solutions for a better environment
G x E interactions for high yield potential of winter wheat in Tasmania; Australian Agronomy
Gibberellic acid and early dry matter production of dual purpose wheat; Australian Agronomy
Optimum plant densities for faba bean cv Fiesta VF sown on raised beds; Solutions for a better environment
The Effect of Planting Density on Yield and Seed Size of Bitter White Lupin; 10th International Lupin Conference
The effect of sowing date on yield of different lentil types; Solutions for a better environment

Research Publications

Addressing Key Limitations to the Development of High Value Grain Crops in Tasmania
Agronomic and economic potential of grain legumes in Tasmania; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
Alternative grain legume and oilseed crops for Tasmania
Alternative management strategies for poppy production on raised beds
Awarded the Tasmanian Alkaloids Research Award
Barley Response to Incremental Irrigation; Grains Research Update
Benchmarking wheat water-use efficiency in Tasmania
Benchmarking wheat water-use efficiency in Tasmania; Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Breeding Dual Purpose Feed Wheats for High Rainfall Zones
Breeding for NaC1 tolerance and improved adaptation in lentil in Australia; Breeding for Success : Diversity in Action
Can drought stress be used to improve marrowfat pea seed size?; Irrigation 2011 - New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Conference
Chlormequat applied at mid tillering may increase yield of winter wheat
Comparison of dual purchase wheat varieties for grazing and grain ; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) : Grains Research Update Program
Comparison of stubble management strategies in the high rainfall zone; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Constraints to achieving high potential yield of wheat in a temperate, high-rainfall environment in south-eastern Australia; Crop and Pasture Science
Dry matter production of winter wheat, cultivars ‘Brennan’ and ‘Revenue’, does not increase after application of gibberellic acid; 18th Australian Agronomy Conference 2017
Evaluation of a new class of fungicides on grain yield in wheat and barley; Solutions for a better environment
Evaluation of alternative dual purpose cereals for grazing and grain production
Evaluation of alternative dual purpose cereals for grazing and grain production; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) : Grains Research Update Program
Evaluation of Dual Purpose Cereals for Grazing and Grain Production; Grains Research Update
Evaluation of short-term fodder options between cropping phases in Tasmania; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Faba beans star in a surprise big wet showing
G x E interactions for high yield potential of winter wheat in Tasmania; Australian Agronomy
Gibberellic acid and early dry matter production of dual purpose wheat; Australian Agronomy
Grain Legume and Oilseed Evaluation in Tasmania
Grain Yield of Early Sown-Wheat without Grazing; Grains Research Update
How food gardens based on traditional practice can improve health in the Pacific
Improving Soil Management Practices for Sustainable Crop Production
Improving Water Use Efficiency and Reducing Soil Leakage from Centre Pivot Irrigation
Improving Water Use Efficiency and Reducing Soil Leakage from Centre Pivot Irrigation
Improving WUE and Reducing Soil Leakage from Centre Pivots
Increasing Adoption of Stubble Retention and Direct Drilling Practices by Tasmanian Farmers through the Use of Revolutionary New Technology
Increasing seed yield in Papaver somniferum L. with the use of honey bees (Apis mellifera L.); 18th Australian Agronomy Conference 2017
Increasing Seed Yield in Poppies
Increasing Seed Yield in Poppies; Annual Research Update - Tasmanian Alkaloids
Investigation of dual fodder and grain crop options for farming systems in Tasmania
Long-term comparison of stubble management strategies - Perth, Tas
Long-term comparison of stubble management strategies - Perth, Tas
Management of irrigated dual-purpose winter wheat for grazing and grain
Matching agronomic practices with improved cultivars to expand lentil production in Australia; 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Optimising cereal profitability in the high rainfall zone through integration of disease management and canopy management principles
Optimum plant densities for faba bean cv Fiesta VF sown on raised beds; Solutions for a better environment
PL011 NHT - Comparison of Stubble Management Options
Plant growth regulators in broad acre crops; GRDC Grains Research Update for Advisers
Production of forage crops in frost-prone areas; 10th Australian Agronomy Conference
Red Meat Targets: Grazing Management of Dual-purpose Winter Wheat under Irrigation
Red wheats vs white wheats - results from a local independent dairy feeding trial; Grains Research Update
Runner-up in Tasmanian Landcare Awards Research Category
Scoping study: a situation and needs analysis relating to the current and future roles of Plant Growth Regulators
Soil properties under raised bed farming systems in Tasmania; 10th Australian Agronomy Conference
Stubble Management Newsletter
The effect of grazing (cutting) on grain yield of early sown wheat and comparison with traditional (May) sowing; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) : Grains Research Update Program
The Effect of Planting Density on Yield and Seed Size of Bitter White Lupin; 10th International Lupin Conference
The effect of sowing date on yield of different lentil types; Solutions for a better environment
The future of Australian lentil production; Proceedings of Lentil Focus 2002
The influence of end-grazing forage residual and grazing management on lamb growth performance and crop yield from irrigated dual-purpose winter wheat; Australian Society of Animal Production Conference
Variation in yield of faba bean across southern Australia following rhizobial inoculation; Solutions for a better environment
Water-use efficiency of wheat in response to irrigation and N management strategies in Tasmania; Irrigation 2011
Water-use efficiency of wheat in Tasmania
Waterlogging highlights benefits of rhizobia in faba beans; 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
What are the effects of chlormequat and trinexapac-ethyl alone or in combination on lodging, height and yield of winter wheat in Tasmania?; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Wheat Variety Evaluation; Grains Research Update
Winner Tasmanian Landcare Awards Research Category
Winter Cereal Crop Grazing Systems; Grains Research Update
Winter cereal crop grazing systems
Yield and water-use efficiency of wheat in a high-rainfall environment; Crop and Pasture Science

Research Projects

Addressing Key Limitations to the Development of High Value Grain Crops in Tasmania; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Alternative Management Strategies for Poppy Production on Raised Beds; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Assisting Growers Achieve Yield Potential in the HRZ of South-Eastern Australia; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Australian Lentil Breeding Program; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Breeding Dual Purpose Feed Wheats for High Rainfall Areas; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Breeding Dual Purpose Feed Wheats for High Rainfall Zones; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Comparison of Stubble Management Options; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Coordinated Improvement Program for Australian Lentils; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Coordinated improvement program for Australian lentils (CIPAL); Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Developing Climate Change Resilient Mixed Crop-livestock Farming Systems for Tasmania; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Genotype and Management Combinations for Highly Productive Cropping Systems in the HRZ; Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA)
Grain Legume and Oilseed Evaluation in Tasmania; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Grazing Management of Dual-Purpose Winter Wheat Under Irrigation; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Improved Water-Use Efficiency of Rainfed and Irrigated Farming Systems in Tasmania; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Improving soil health, agricultural productivity and food security on atolls; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Improving Soil Management Practices for Sustainable Crop Production; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Improving the Utilization of Red Wheat by Lactating Dairy Cows; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Improving Water Use Efficiency and Reducing Soil Leakage from Centre Pivot Irrigation; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Improving WUE and Reducing Soil Leakage from Centre Pivots; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Increasing Adoption of Stubble Retention and Direct Drilling Practices by Tasmanian Farmers through the Use of Revolutionary New Technology; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Increasing WUE in Mixed Crop/Livestock Systems in Tasmania; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Investigating Stubble Management Systems to Reduce Dependence on Burning in the HRZ Region of South Australia; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Investigation of Dual Fodder and Grain Crop Options for Farming Systems in Tasmania; Grain & Graze (GG)
National Variety Trials (NVT); Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Navigating the wealth of soil health information and identification of opportunities; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Optimising Cereal Profitability in the High Rainfall Zone Through Integration of Disease Management and Canopy Management Principles; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Residual and germination effects of late season application of glyphosate over barley; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Scoping Study - To provide GRDC with a situation and needs analysis relating to current and future roles of Plant Growth Regulator; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Southern Farming Systems Agronomy Trials; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Southern Farming Systems Sustainability Trials; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Stepping Up Grain Production in the HRZ of Southern Australia; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
The Use of Multivariate Analysis to Understand Yield Potential of Wheat in the High Rainfall Zone of Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Water for Profit ; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Xth International Lupin Conference; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Increasing seed yield in poppies
Overcoming sodosol soil productivity limitations in grain and other crops by subsoil manuring

Research Candidate Supervision