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Dr Keith Pembleton

Dr Keith Pembleton
Name Keith Pembleton
Position Senior Lecturer (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

Kath, Jarrod 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

Langworthy, Adam D. and Rawnsley, Richard P. and Freeman, Mark J. and Corkrey, Ross and Pembleton, Keith G. and Harrison, Matthew T. and Lane, Peter A. and Henry, David A. (2019) Effect of stubble height and irrigation management on the growth, botanical composition and persistence of perennial ryegrass, tall fescue and chicory swards in cool-temperate Tasmania. Crop and Pasture Science, 70 (2). pp. 169-182. ISSN 1836-0947

Langworthy, Adam D. and Rawnsley, Richard P. and Freeman, Mark J, and Corkrey, Ross and Harrison, Matthew T. and Pembleton, Kieth G. and Lane, Peter A. and Henry, David A. (2019) Effect of stubble height management on perennial ryegrass, tall fescue, and chicory crown temperature. Crop and Pasture Science, 70 (2). pp. 183-194. ISSN 1836-0947

Quigley, Mark C. and Bennetts, Luke G. and Kuhnert, Petra M. and Durance, Patricia and Lindsay, Mark D. and Pembleton, Keith G. and Roberts, Melanie E. and White, Christopher J. (2019) The provision and utility of earth science to decision-makers: synthesis and key findings. Environment Systems and Decisions, 39 (3). pp. 349-367. ISSN 2194-5403

Phelan, David C. and Harrison, Matthew T. and McLean, Greg and Cox, Howard and Pembleton, Keith G. and Dean, Geoff J. and Parsons, David and do Amaral Richter, Maria E. and Pengilley, Georgie and Hinton, Sue J. and Mohammed, Caroline L. (2018) Advancing a farmer decision support tool for agronomic decisions on rainfed and irrigated wheat cropping in Tasmania. Agricultural Systems, 167. pp. 113-124. ISSN 0308-521X

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