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Zero-tillage induces significant changes to the soil pore network and hydraulic function after 7 years (2024)
Journal Article

Zero-tillage and ploughing are highly contrasting soil management practices that have distinct roles in generating soil porosity. Ploughed systems employ anthropogenic perturbation to manage weed pressure and ensure optimal conditions at time of sowi... Read More about Zero-tillage induces significant changes to the soil pore network and hydraulic function after 7 years.

Restoring understory and riparian areas in oil palm plantations does not increase greenhouse gas fluxes (2024)
Journal Article

Oil palm (OP) plantations have replaced large areas of forest in the tropical landscape of Southeast Asia and are major emitters of greenhouse gases (GHGs). To move towards more environmentally friendly plantation management, a hopeful approach is to... Read More about Restoring understory and riparian areas in oil palm plantations does not increase greenhouse gas fluxes.

Modelling the impact of wastewater flows and management practices on antimicrobial resistance in dairy farms (2024)
Journal Article

Dairy slurry is a major source of environmental contamination with antimicrobial resistant genes and bacteria. We developed mathematical models and conducted on-farm research to explore the impact of wastewater flows and management practices on antim... Read More about Modelling the impact of wastewater flows and management practices on antimicrobial resistance in dairy farms.

Changes in nitrogen functional genes and microbial populations in soil profiles of a peatland under different burning regimes (2024)
Journal Article

Microbes in peatlands provide key ecosystem services and are essential for their role in biogeochemical cycling. Prescribed burning is a common aspect of peatland management but the practice has been criticized for being ecologically damaging due to... Read More about Changes in nitrogen functional genes and microbial populations in soil profiles of a peatland under different burning regimes.

Application of deep learning for the analysis of stomata: A review of current methods and future directions (2024)
Journal Article

Plant physiology and metabolism relies on the function of stomata, structures on the surface of above ground organs, which facilitate the exchange of gases with the atmosphere. The morphology of the guard cells and corresponding pore which make up th... Read More about Application of deep learning for the analysis of stomata: A review of current methods and future directions.

The Cool Farm Biodiversity metric: an evidence-based online tool to report and improve management of biodiversity at farm scale (2024)
Journal Article

Halting biodiversity loss and achieving food security are both aims of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but there is complex interplay between them. Agriculture drives biodiversity loss, but biodiversity provides benefits t... Read More about The Cool Farm Biodiversity metric: an evidence-based online tool to report and improve management of biodiversity at farm scale.

How do management decisions impact butterfly assemblages in smallholding oil palm plantations in Peninsular Malaysia? (2024)
Journal Article

In the world's leading palm oil-producing countries (Indonesia and Malaysia), smallholders make up about 40 per cent of total oil palm plantation area. Management in smallholdings can be highly variable, ranging from intensive monoculture to polycult... Read More about How do management decisions impact butterfly assemblages in smallholding oil palm plantations in Peninsular Malaysia?.