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Researcher: Ives, SW (Dr Stephen Ives)

Fields of Research

Agricultural systems analysis and modelling
Crop and pasture nutrition
Horticultural production
Agricultural land management
Horticultural crop growth and development
Animal nutrition
Agronomy
Soil physics
Animal growth and development
Animal production
Soil chemistry and soil carbon sequestration (excl. carbon sequestration science)
Higher education
Crop and pasture production
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Sustainable agricultural development
Soil sciences
Agriculture, land and farm management
Marketing research methodology
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
Animal reproduction and breeding
Pollution and contamination
Agricultural spatial analysis and modelling
Animal welfare
Land capability and soil productivity
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Agro-ecosystem function and prediction
Intellectual property law
Veterinary anaesthesiology and intensive care

Research Objectives

Field grown vegetable crops
Beef cattle
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Wheat
Management of solid waste from plant production
Sheep for meat
Learner and learning
Terrestrial systems and management
Other plant production and plant primary products
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Livestock product traceability and quality assurance
Horticultural crops
Other environmental management
Industrial crops
Management, resources and leadership
Organic fertilisers
Soils
Browse crops
Professional development and adult education
Management of water consumption by plant production
Pasture, browse and fodder crops
Other animal production and animal primary products
Economic growth
Tropical fruit
Animal welfare
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Formosa' - pasture & 'oakdene' - cropping
Boosting agricultural productivity with biosolids; urban wastes for soil health
Crop by-products satisfy the winter feed gap for beef cattle ensuring sustainable grazing of native pastures; 16th Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies Conference
Effects of biosolids, poppy mulch and poppy seed waste on wheat and barley production and Sodosol microbial properties; Australian Water Association Biosolids Specialty IV Conference
Evaluation of the effect of lime and irrigation on lettuce yield in Laos
Evaluation of the effect of organic fertilisers on lettuce yield in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR); The third international TropAg Conference (TROPAG 2019)
Farm system modelling of organic amendments in Tasmania, Australia ; 24th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management
Growth response of purebred Merino and crossbred prime lambs supplemented with canola and flaxseed oils; 5th International Conference on Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries
Impact of a school based program as an intervention activity for managing forage production; 16th Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies Conference
Impact of enhanced-efficiency fertilisers on potato productivity in a temperate cropping system; Soil Use and Management
Impacts of socio-cultural factors on beef cattle value chain: a case study of producers in the northwest region of Vietnam; 16th Asian-Australasian Associations of Animal Production Socities
Integrating resource management for fruit and vegetable production in Laos and Cambodia
Lime and fertiliser applications increase yield of leafy vegetable crops in Cambodia; The third international TropAg Conference (TROPAG 2019)
N mineralisation from bioresources incubated at 12.5C; Applied and Environmental Soil Science
Nitrogen Release from Poppy Waste and Biosolids at Low Temperature; Soil Solutions for a Changing World
Nitrogen Release from Poppy Waste and Biosolids at Low Temperature; 19th World Congress of Soil Science
Nutritional value and sensory characteristics of meat eating quality of Australian prime lambs supplemented with pelleted canola and flaxseed oils: fatty acid profiles of muscle and adipose tissues; Internal Medicine Review
Overcoming technical and market constraints to the emergence of profitable beef enterprises in the north-western highlands of Vietnam
Pea cultivar evaluation report: first planting, 11th August 2014
Pea cultivar evaluation report: second planting, 29th October 2014
Plant growth and soil responses to soil applied organic materials in Tasmania, Australia; Soil Research
Policies and institutions governing the beef cattle value chain in the north-west highlands of Vietnam; The 16th Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies Conference
Soil - The Living Skin of Planet Earth: Travel Report : Postgraduate Student Attendance at the Joint Australian and New Zealand Soils Conference
Soil and plant growth benefits resulting from applying biosolids, poppy mulch and poppy seed waste as soil amendments to texture contrast soils in Tasmania
Sustainable dairy farm nutrient management
The Effects of Organic Wastes on Sodosols in Tasmania, Australia; 24th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management
The effects of reuse of industry and urban waste on sodosols; Joint Soils Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Societies of Soil Science
Towards sustainable beef enterprises in the northwest highlands of Vietnam; International Scientific Conference on Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas
Value chain appraisal for an action research approach to sustainable and profitable beef enterprises in the North West highlands of Vietnam; Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountain Areas Conference 2012
Whole of System and Value Chain Analyses reveal research needs in horticulture in Laos and Cambodia; Tropical Agriculture Conference

Research Projects

Improving maize-based farming systems on sloping lands in Vietnam and Lao PDR ; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Integrated resource management for fruit and vegetable production in Laos and Cambodia; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Integrating soil and water management in vegetable production in Lao PDR and Cambodia; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Intensification of beef cattle production in upland cropping systems in North West Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Overcoming Technical and Market Constraints to the Emergence of Profitable Beef Enterprises in the NW Highlands of Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Precision seeding benefits for processing pea production; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Integrating herbaceous forage legumes into crops and livestock systems in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Nutrient management for the dairy industry in Northern Tasmania
Scoping Study

Research Candidate Supervision

Impact of feeding and temperature variations on physiological responses on beef calves to cold stress