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Dr Dio Antille

Dr Dio Antille
Name Dio Antille
Position Senior Research Fellow
Section Centre for Agricultural Engineering (Research)
Email
Qualifications BEng UNL , MSc Cranfield , DEng Cranfield
Homepage http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4924-9689
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Agricultural Land Management ( 070101 )
  • Farming Systems Research ( 070107 )
  • Agronomy ( 070302 )
  • Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (incl. Application) ( 079902 )
  • Agricultural Engineering ( 099901 )
  • Agrochemicals And Biocides (incl. Application) ( 300401 )
  • Agronomy ( 300403 )
  • Agricultural Land Management ( 300202 )
  • Fertilisers (incl. Application) ( 300411 )
  • Agricultural Engineering ( 409901 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )

Research interests
Conservation Agriculture, Controlled Traffic Farming
Soil Tillage and Compaction, Soil-Tyre Interactions
Soil and Water Conservation, Land Rehabilitation
Irrigated Agriculture
Fertiliser Use Efficiency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Recycling of Organic Materials to Land

Professional memberships
Chartered Engineer (CEng), Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE), U.K.
Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE), U.K.
Incorporated Engineer (IEng), Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE), U.K.
BASIS Profesional Register, U.K. Grade: MBPR (Fert) FQA.
BASIS Soil and Water Management Certificate (Certificate No.: SW/333): BASIS Registration Ltd.
FACTS (Fertiliser Advisers Certification and Training Scheme) Qualified Adviser (Certificate No.: 3957): BASIS Registration Ltd.
IPSS, Institute of Professional Soil Scientists. Grade: Full Member.

Industry affiliations
ACTFA, Australian Controlled Traffic Farming Association Inc.
ASA, American Society of Agronomy.
ASABE, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Chair of Soil-Plant-Machine Dynamics Committee (MS-45).
AACS, Association of Australian Cotton Scientists.
BSSS, British Society of Soil Science.
CTF Europe Ltd., Controlled Traffic Farming Europe Ltd.
EurAgEng, European Society of Agricultural Engineers.
IFS, The International Fertiliser Society.
ISTRO, International Soil and Tillage Research Organization.
IUSS, International Union of Soil Science.
The Royal Society of Queensland.
SSSA, Soil Science Society of America.
SWCS, Soil and Water Conservation Society.

USQ Research affiliations

  • National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA)

Administrative responsibilities
Associate Editor, Soil Use and Management.
Chair, Soil-Plant-Machine Dynamics Committee (MS-45), American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).
Member of the Executive Board, Australian Controlled Traffic Farming Association Inc. (ACTFA).

Research most recent
Tullberg, J., Antille, D. L., Bluett, C., Eberhard, J., Scheer, C. (2018). Controlled traffic farming effects on soil emissions of nitrous oxide and methane. Soil and Tillage Research, 176: 18-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.still.2017.09.014.

Dang, Y. P., Balzer, A., Crawford, M., Rincon-Florez, V., Liu, H., Melland, A. R., Antille, D., Kodur, S., Bell, M. J., Whish, J. P. M., Lai, Y., Seymour, N., Carvalhais, L. C., Schenk, P. (2018). Strategic tillage in conservation agricultural systems of north-eastern Australia: why, where, when and how? Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(2): 1000-1015. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-8937-1.

Antille, D. L. (2018). Evaluation of fertigation applied to furrow and overhead irrigated cotton grown in a Black Vertosol in southern Queensland, Australia. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 34(1): 197-211. DOI: 10.13031/aea.12519.

Melland, A. R., Antille, D. L., Dang, Y. P. (2017). Effects of strategic tillage on short-Term erosion, nutrient loss in runoff and greenhouse gas emissions. Soil Research, 55(3): 201-214. DOI: 10.1071/SR16136.


Research most notable
Antille, D. L., Godwin, R. J., Sakrabani, R., Seneweera, S., Tyrrel, S. F., Johnston, A. E. (2017). Field-scale evaluation of biosolids-derived organomineral fertilizers applied to winter wheat in England. Agronomy Journal, 109(2): 654-674. DOI: 10.2134/agronj2016.09.0495.

Antille, D. L., Bennett, J. McL., Jensen, T. A. (2016). Soil compaction and controlled traffic considerations in Australian cotton-farming systems. Crop and Pasture Science, 67(1): 1-28. DOI: 10.1071/CP15097.

Antille, D. L., Huth, N. I., Eberhard, J., Marinoni, O., Cocks, B., Poulton, P. L., Macdonald, B. C. T., Schmidt, E. J. (2016). The effects of coal seam gas infrastructure development on arable land in Southern Queensland, Australia: Field investigations and modeling. Transactions of the ASABE, 59(4): 879-901. DOI: 10.13031/trans.59.11547.

Antille, D. L., Chamen, W. C. T., Tullberg, J. N., Lal, R. (2015). The potential of controlled traffic farming to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and enhance carbon sequestration in arable land: A critical review. Transactions of the ASABE, 58(3): 701-731. DOI: 10.13031/trans.58.11049.


Publications in ePrints

Aikins, Kojo Atta ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0129-4816 and Desbiolles, Jack M.A. and Jensen, Troy A. and Antille, Diogenes L. (2021) A new frame-based calibration method for extended octagonal ring transducers. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 37 (2). pp. 379-387. ISSN 0883-8542

Aikins, Kojo Atta ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0129-4816 and Barr, James B. and Antille, Diogenes L. and Ucgul, Mustafa and Jensen, Troy A. and Desbiolles, Jack M. A. (2021) Analysis of effect of bentleg opener geometry on performance in cohesive soil using the discrete element method. Biosystems Engineering, 209. pp. 106-124. ISSN 1537-5110

Aikins, Kojo Atta ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0129-4816 and Antille, Diogenes L. and Ucgul, Mustafa and Barr, James B. and Jensen, Troy A. and Desbiolles, Jack M. A. (2021) Analysis of effects of operating speed and depth on bentleg opener performance in cohesive soil using the discrete element method. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 187:106236. ISSN 0168-1699

Hussein, Mahmood A. and Antille, Diogenes L. and Kodur, Shreevatsa and Chen, Guangnan and Tullberg, Jeff N. (2021) Controlled traffic farming delivers improved agronomic performance of wheat as a result of enhanced rainfall and fertiliser nitrogen use efficiency. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica Section B: Soil and Plant Science, 71 (5). pp. 377-398. ISSN 0906-4710

Aikins, Kojo Atta ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0129-4816 and Ucgul, Mustafa and Barr, James B. and Jensen, Troy A. and Antille, Diogenes L. and Desbiolles, Jack M. A. (2021) Determination of discrete element model parameters for a cohesive soil and validation through narrow point opener performance analysis. Soil and Tillage Research, 213:105123. ISSN 0167-1987

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Agricultural Land Management ( 070101 )
  • Farming Systems Research ( 070107 )
  • Agronomy ( 070302 )
  • Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (incl. Application) ( 079902 )
  • Agricultural Engineering ( 099901 )
  • Agrochemicals And Biocides (incl. Application) ( 300401 )
  • Agronomy ( 300403 )
  • Agricultural Land Management ( 300202 )
  • Fertilisers (incl. Application) ( 300411 )
  • Agricultural Engineering ( 409901 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )