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Professor Bernard Schroeder

Name Bernard Schroeder
Position Professor (Farming Systems)
Section Centre for Agricultural Engineering (Operations)
Office P9-102
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2552
Extension 2552
Qualifications BScAg Natal , MScAg Natal , PhD Pretoria

Research interests
Sustainable sugarcane production systems.
Soil management, soil fertility and crop nutrition.

Industry affiliations
Agricultural Commissioner: International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ISSCT)
Chair of the Agronomy Section: International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ISSCT).
Senior Vice President: Australian Society of Sugarcane Technologists (ASSCT)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Agricultural Engineering (CAE)

Research most recent
Schroeder BL, Jensen TA, Panitz JH, Wood AW (2020) Prioritising R&D needs for mechatronic and data-dependent applications in Australian sugarcane. Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 42, 127-131.

Renouf MA, Schroeder BL (2020) The Australian sugar industry cane be a positive force for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions for climate stabilisation. Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 42, 208-212.

Schroeder BL, Wood AW, Skocaj DM, Jensen TA, Allsopp PG (2019) Enterprise-specific sustainable production – making the most of what you’ve got! Proceedings of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 30, 1637-1645.

Schroeder BL, Skocaj DM, Salter B, Panitz JH, Park G, Calcino DV, Rodman GZ, Wood AW. 2018. SIX EASY STEPS nutrient management program: improving with maturity! Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists 40, 179-193.

Schroeder BL, Wood AW, Calcino DV, Skocaj DM, Hurney AP, Allsopp PG (2018) Good planting and cultivation practices in sugarcane production. In: Rott P (ed) Achieving sustainable cultivation of sugarcane Vol 1: Cultivation techniques, quality and sustainability. Burleigh Dodd Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK, pp 77-95.

Calcino D, Schroeder B, Panitz J, Hurney A, Skocaj D, Wood A, Salter B (2018). Australian Sugarcane Nutrition Manual. Sugar Research Australia, Indooroopilly, Australia, pp 114.

Publications in ePrints

Allen, D. E. and Bloesch, P. M. and Orton, T. G. and Schroeder, B. L. and Skocaj, D. M. and Wang, W. and Masters, B. and Moody, P. M. (2019) Nitrogen mineralisation in sugarcane soils in Queensland, Australia: I. evaluation of soil tests for predicting nitrogen mineralisation. Soil Research, 57 (7). pp. 738-754. ISSN 1838-675X

Renouf, Marguerite A. and Poggio, Mark and Collier, Alison and Price, Nicole and Schroeder, Bernard L. and Allsopp, Peter G. (2018) Customised life cycle assessment tool for sugarcane (CaneLCA)-a development in the evaluation of alternative agricultural practices. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 23 (11). pp. 2150-2164. ISSN 0948-3349

Khawprateep, S. and Jensen, T. A. and Schroeder, B. L. and Eberhard, S. (2016) Influence of yield and other cane characteristics on cane loss and product quality. In: 29th Congress of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ISSCT 2016), 5-8 Dec 2016, Chiang Mai, Thailand .

Bennett, J. McL. and Wieck, T. and Dafny, E and Schroeder, B. and Attard, S. (2015) Managing the safe application of sugar by-products to soil: modelling and recommendations. Technical Report. University of Southern Queensland, National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture , Toowoomba, Australia. [Report]