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Dr Dio Antille

Dr Dio Antille
Name Dio Antille
Position Senior Research Fellow
Section Centre for Agricultural Engineering (Research)
Phone +61 7 4631 2948
Extension 2948
Email
Qualifications BEng UNL , MSc Cranfield , DEng Cranfield
Homepage http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4924-9689
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Agricultural Land Management ( 070101 )
  • Farming Systems Research ( 070107 )
  • Agronomy ( 070302 )
  • Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (incl. Application) ( 079902 )
  • Agricultural Engineering ( 099901 )

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

Ngo-Cong, Duc and Mai-Duy, Nam and Antille, Diogenes L. and van Genuchten, Martinus Th. (2019) A control volume scheme using compact integrated radial basis function stencils for solving the Richards equation. Journal of Hydrology, 580. pp. 1-10. ISSN 0022-1694

Bennett, J. McL. and Roberton, S. D. and Marchuk, S. and Woodhouse, N. P. and Antille, D. L. and Jensen, T. A. and Keller, T. (2019) The soil structural cost of traffic from heavy machinery in vertisols. Soil and Tillage Research, 185. pp. 85-93. ISSN 0167-1987

Hussein, Mahmood A. H. and Antille, Diogenes L. and Chen, Guangnan and Kodur, Shreevatsa and Tullberg, Jeff N. (2018) Agronomic performance of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) and fertilizer use efficiency as affected by controlled and non-controlled traffic of farm machinery. In: 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting, 29 Jul - 1 Aug 2018, Detroit, MIchigan.

Antille, D. L. and McCabe, B. K. and Van Der Spek, W. and Baillie, C. P. (2018) An investigation into the fertilizer potential of slaughterhouse cattle paunch. Transactions of the ASABE, 61 (1). pp. 87-101. ISSN 2151-0032

Tullberg, Jeff and Antille, Diogenes L. and Bluett, Chris and Eberhard, Jochen and Scheer, Clemens (2018) Controlled traffic farming effects on soil emissions of nitrous oxide and methane. Soil and Tillage Research, 176. pp. 18-25. ISSN 0167-1987

View full listing in ePrints

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 )


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