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Researcher: Liu, K (Dr Ke Liu)

Fields of Research

Agricultural systems analysis and modelling
Sustainable agricultural development
Genetically modified field crops and pasture
Agricultural production systems simulation
Agrochemicals and biocides (incl. application)
Crop and pasture waste water use
Agricultural land planning
Agricultural land management
Agricultural management of nutrients
Carbon sequestration science
Agricultural biotechnology diagnostics (incl. biosensors)
Agricultural hydrology
Crop and pasture biochemistry and physiology

Research Objectives

Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Management of greenhouse gas emissions from plant production
Rehabilitation or conservation of fresh, ground and surface water environments
Management of water consumption by plant production
Climatological hazards (e.g. extreme temperatures, drought and wildfires)
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Terrestrial biodiversity
Climate change mitigation strategies
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Beneficial elements: New Players in improving nutrient use efficiency and abiotic stress tolerance; Plant Growth Regulation
Biochar optimizes wheat quality, yield, and nitrogen acquisition in low fertile calcareous soil treated with organic and mineral nitrogen fertilizers; Frontiers in Plant Science
Biosynthetic pathways of triterpenoids and strategies to improve their biosynthetic efficiency; Plant Growth Regulation
Climate change shifts forward flowering and reduces crop waterlogging stress; Environmental Research Letters
Comparative efficacy of phosphorous supplements with phosphate solubilizing bacteria for optimizing wheat yield in calcareous soils; Scientific Reports
Crop ideotypes for superior yield gains under a climate crisis; Proceedings of the Second International Wheat Congress
Crop traits enabling yield gains under more frequent extreme climatic events; Science of The Total Environment
Delivering transformational yield gains with super hybrid rice; Frontiers in Plant Science
Designing high yielding wheat crops under late sowing: a case study in southern China; Agronomy for Sustainable Development
Designing high-yielding wheat crops under late sowing: a case study in southern China; Agronomy for Sustainable Development
Drought tolerant maize hybrids have higher yields and lower water use under water deficit compared with conventional genotypes; Agricultural Water Management: An International Journal
Earlier crop flowering caused by global warming alleviated by irrigation; Environmental Research Letters
Evaluating the resistance mechanism of Atriplex leucoclada (Orache) to salt and water stress; a potential crop for biosaline agriculture; Frontiers in Plant Science
Genetic factors increasing barley grain yields under soil waterlogging; Food and Energy Security
Higher radiation use efficiency and photosynthetic characteristics after flowering could alleviate the yield loss of Indica‐Japonica hybrid rice under shading stress; International Journal of Plant Production
Identifying effective agricultural management practices for climate change adaptation and mitigation: A win-win strategy in south-eastern Australia; Agricultural Systems
Identifying optimal sowing and flowering periods for barley in Australia: a modelling approach; Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
iTRAQ proteomic analysis of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes differing in waterlogging tolerance; Frontiers in Plant Science
Lack of terminal water or heat stress facilitates later optimal flowering periods for barley in Australia; 20th Agronomy Australia Conference
Modelling waterlogging impacts on crop growth: A review of aeration stress definition in crop models and sensitivity analysis of APSIM; International Journal of Plant Biology
New frontiers in understanding and modeling waterlogging impacts on plants; 24th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2021)
Over-optimistic projected future wheat yield potential in the North China Plain: the role of future climate extremes; Agronomy
Rice paddies reduce subsequent yields of wheat due to physical and chemical soil constraints; Frontiers in Plant Science
Shifting rice cropping systems mitigates ecological footprints and enhances grain yield in central China; Frontiers in Plant Science
Soil organic carbon sustaining maize yields in China; 13th International MODSIM World Conference
Soil properties resulting in superior maize yields upon climate warming; Agronomy for Sustainable Development
Soybean crops penalize subsequent wheat yield during drought in the North China Plain; Frontiers in Plant Science
The state of the art in modeling waterlogging impacts on plants: what do we know and what do we need to know; Earth's Future
Whole farm planning raises profit despite burgeoning climate crisis; Celebrating the Impact of Regional Research and Education Conference
Whole farm planning raises profit despite burgeoning climate crisis; Scientific Reports

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision