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Assoc Prof Keith Pembleton

Assoc Prof Keith Pembleton
Name Keith Pembleton
Position Associate Professor (Plant Agricultural Science)
Section School of Sciences
Office Q524
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1921
Extension 1921
Qualifications BAgSc(Hons) Qld , PhD Tas

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Agronomy ( 070302 )
  • Crop and Pasture Nutrition ( 070306 )
  • Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology ( 070303 )
  • Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling ( 070105 )
  • Farming Systems Research ( 070107 )
  • Agricultural Production Systems Simulation ( 070103 )

Research interests
Agricultural systems modeling
Crop and pasture agronomy
Crop and pasture physiology

Professional memberships
Member of the Australian Society of Agronomy

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Agriculture and the Environment (IAgE)

Research most recent
Ojeda JJ, Pembleton KG, Islam MR, Agnusdei MG, Garcia SC, (2016) Evaluation of the agricultural production systems simulator simulating Lucerne and annual ryegrass dry matter yield in the Argentine Pampas and south-eastern Australia, Agricultural Systems, 143, 61-75

Pembleton KG, Tozer KN, Edwards GR, Jacobs JL, Turner LR (2015) Simple versus diverse pastures – opportunities and challenges in dairy systems, Animal Production Science, 55, 893-901

Turner LR, Donaghy DJ, Pembleton KG, Rawnsley RP, (2015) Defoliation interval ensures expression of the ‘high sugar’ trait in perennial ryegrass cultivars in cool temperate Tasmania, Australia, The Journal of Agricultural Science, 153, 995-1005

Research most notable
Pembleton KG, Rawnsley RP, Jacobs JL, Mickan FJ, O'Brien GN, Cullen BR, Ramilan T, (2013) Evaluating the accuracy of the Agricultural Production Systems Simulator (APSIM) simulating growth, development and herbage nutritive characteristics of forage crops grown in the south-eastern dairy regions of Australia, Crop and Pasture Science, 64, 147-164.

Pembleton KG, Rawnsley RP, Donaghy DJ (2011) Yield and water-use efficiency of contrasting lucerne genotypes grown in a cool temperate environment. Crop & Pasture Science 62, 610-623.

Publications in ePrints

Langworthy, Adam D. and Rawnsley, Richard P. and Freeman, Mark J. and Waller, Paul A. and Corkrey, Ross and Pembleton, Keith G. and Harrison, Matthew T. and Lane, Peter A. and Henry, David A. (2020) Can irrigating more frequently mitigate detrimental heat wave effects on perennial ryegrass growth and persistence? Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 291:108074. ISSN 0168-1923

Pembleton, K. G. and Cullen, B. R. and Rawnsley, R. P. and Ramilan, T. (2020) Climate change effects on pasture-based dairy systems in south-eastern Australia. Crop and Pasture Science. ISSN 1836-0947

Hayes, Richard C and Gupta, Vadakattu VSR and Li, Guangdi D and Peoples, Mark B and Rawnsley, Richard P and Pembleton, Keith G (2020) Contrasting soil microbial abundance and diversity on and between pasture drill rows in the third growing season after sowing. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. pp. 1-10. ISSN 1742-1705

Hayes, Richard C. and Li, Guangdi D. and Rawnsley, Richard P. and Pembleton, Keith G. and Corkrey, Ross and Peoples, Mark B. (2020) The legacy of pasture drill rows on soil chemical characteristics and subsequent wheat production. Plant and Soil, 455 (1-2). pp. 319-337. ISSN 0032-079X

Kath, Jarrod ORCID: and Pembleton, Keith (2019) A soil temperature decision support tool for agronomic research and management under climate variability: adapting to earlier and more variable planting conditions. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 162. pp. 783-792. ISSN 0168-1699

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