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Researcher: McHenry, MT (Dr Melinda McHenry)

Fields of Research

Environmental Management
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Neurosciences
Social and Cultural Geography
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Agricultural Production Systems Simulation

Research Objectives

Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Regional Planning

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A laboratory study of soil carbon dioxide emissions in a vertisol and an alfisol due to incorporating corn residues and simulating tillage; Journal of Organic Systems
Changes in soil carbon fractions due to incorporating corn residues in organic and conventional vegetable farming systems; Soil Research
Comparison of organic and conventional managements on yields, nutrients and weeds in a corn–cabbage rotation; Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems
Developments in Fractionation and Measurement of Soil Organic Carbon: A Review; Open Journal of Soil Science
Factors and Mechanisms Regulating Soil Organic Carbon in Agricultural Systems; Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability
Interactions of corn stover incorporation and simulated tillage on emission of CO2: a laboratory study; 5th World Congress of Conservation Agriculture Incorporating 3rd Farming Systems Design Conference
Modeling subtropical tomato crop production; SEAVEG 2012
Plant root development as a measure of soil health; Proceedings of the XXIX International Symposium on High Value Vegetables, Root and Tuber Crops, and Edible Fungi – Production, Supply and Demand
Predicting field grown tomato crop performance; XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014)
Reflective minds and open hearts: Cognitive style and personality predict religiosity and spiritual thinking in a community sample; European Journal of Social Psychology
Residue incorporation mitigates tillage-induced loss of soil carbon in laboratory microcosms; Soil Use and Management
Root contributions to long-term storage of soil organic carbon: theories, mechanisms and gaps; 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Soil Solutions for a Changing World
Soil and vegetation response to thinning White Cypress Pine (Callitris glaucophylla) on the North Western Slopes of New South Wales, Australia; Plant and Soil
Soil and vegetation response to thinning White Cypress Pine (Callitris glaucophylla) on the North Western Slopes of New South Wales, Australia; Plant and Soil
Soil compaction and its effects on soil microbial communities in Capsicum growing soil; XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014)
Soil organic carbon and microbial biomass carbon under organic and conventional vegetable cropping systems in an Alfisol and a Vertisol; Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems
Strengthening engagement and collaboration for impact in the ERS theme
The impact of individual Callitris glaucophylla (white cypress pine) trees on agricultural soils and pastures of the north-western slopes of NSW, Australia; Rangeland Journal

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision