PUBLICATIONS BY KEY STAFF

Agri-Environmental Research

Wiedemann, S, Pratt, C, Bliefield, N, Mayer,  D, Redding, M, & McGahan, E 2018, Establishing soil nutrient distribution zones across free range egg farms to guide practical nutrient management strategies, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 257, 20-29. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S, Simmons, A, Watson, K, & Biggs, L 2019, Effect of methodological choice on the estimated impacts of wool production and the significance for LCA-based rating systems, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 24 (5), 848-855. Available HERE.

 

Watson, K, & Wiedemann, S 2019, Review of Methodological Choices in LCA-Based Textile and Apparel Rating Tools: Key Issues and Recommendations Relating to Assessment of Fabrics Made From Natural Fibre Types, Sustainability, 11 (14), 3846. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S, Phillips, F, Naylor, T, McGahan, E, Keane, O, Warren, B et al. 2016, 'Nitrous oxide, Ammonia and Methane from Australian Meat Chicken Houses measured under commercial operating conditions and with mitigation strategies applied'. Animal Production Science, 56 (9), 1404-1417. Available HERE.

 

McGahan, E, Phillips, F, Wiedemann, S, Naylor, T, Warren, B, Murphy, C et al. 2016, Methane, nitrous oxide and ammonia emissions from a conventional Australian piggery with short and long hydraulic retention time effluent storage. Animal Production Science, 56 (9), 1376-1389. Available HERE.

 

Naylor, T, Wiedemann, S, Phillips, F, Warren, B, McGahan, E & Murphy, C 2016, Emissions of nitrous oxide, ammonia and methane from Australian layer hen manure storage with a mitigation strategy applied, Animal Production Science, 56 (9), 1367-1375. Available HERE.

 

Phillips, F, Wiedemann, S, Naylor, T, McGahan, E, Warren, B, Murphy, C, Parkes, S and Wilson, J., 2016, 'Methane, nitrous oxide and ammonia emissions from pigs housed on litter and from stockpiling of spent litter '. Animal Production Science, 56 (9) 1390-1403. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, SG 2015,  Soil nitrate and phosphorus accumulates rapidly with a non-uniform distribution in two outdoor pig areas. Animal Production Science 55 (12), 1464–1464. Available HERE.

 

Redding, M, Devereux, J, Phillips, F, Lewis, R, Naylor, T, Kearton, T, Hill, J, Wiedemann, S. 2015, 'Field measurement of beef pen manure methane and nitrous oxide reveals a surprise for inventory calculations', Journal of Environmental Quality, 44 (3), 720-728. Available HERE.

 

Doreau, M, Corson, MS, Wiedemann, SG 2014. Water use by livestock: A global perspective for a regional issue? Animal Frontiers, 2 (2), 9-16. Available HERE.

 

Cottle, D, Nolan, J & Wiedemann, S 2011, 'Ruminant enteric methane mitigation: a review', Animal Production Science, 51 (6), 491-514. Available HERE.

 

Davis, RJ, Wiedemann, SG, Cornford, GS & Watts, PJ 2009. 'An investigation of lot-fed cattle drinking water consumption under Australian conditions', in Agriculture Technologies in a Changing Climate: The 2009 CIGR International Symposium of the Australian Society for Engineering in Australia (SEAg), TM Banhazi and C Saunders (eds.), Brisbane, Qld, 13-16 September 2009, Australian Society for Engineering in Australia, pp. 522-531. Available HERE.

 

Davis, RJ, Wiedemann, SG & Watts, PJ 2009. Water usage of individual activities within australian cattle feedlots, in Agriculture Technologies in a Changing Climate: The 2009 CIGR International Sympossium of the Australian Society for Engineering in Australia (SEAg), TM Banhazi and C Saunders (eds.), Brisbane, Qld, 13-16 September 2009, Australian Society for Engineering in Australia, 522-531. Available HERE.

 

Davis, RJ, Wiedemann, SG & Watts, PJ 2009. Energy usage of individual activities within australian cattle feedlots, in Agriculture Technologies in a Changing Climate: The 2009 CIGR International Sympossium of the Australian Society for Engineering in Australia (SEAg), TM Banhazi and C Saunders (eds.), Brisbane, Qld, 13-16 September 2009, Australian Society for Engineering in Australia, 522-531. Available HERE.

 

Ayres, JF, Kelman, WM, Wiedemann, SG, Lane, LA & McCorkell, BE 2008, 'Developing birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.) varieties for permanent pasture applications in low latitude regions of eastern Australia', Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 48, 4, 488-498. Available HERE.

 

Clarke, SJ and Rogiers, SY 2019, ‘The role of fruit exposure in the late season decline of grape berry mesocarp cell vitality’, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 135, 69-76. Available HERE.

 

Clarke, SJ, McLean. J, George-Jaeggli, B, DeVoil, P, Eyre, J, Rodriguez, D 2019, ‘Understanding the diversity in yield potential and stability among commercial sorghum hybrids to inform crop designs’, Field Crops Research, 230, 84-97. Available HERE.

Coetzee, ZA, Walker, RR, Deloire, A, Clarke, SJ, Barril, C and Rogiers, SY 2017, ‘Spatiotemporal changes in the accumulation of sugar and potassium within individual ‘Sauvignon Blanc’ (Vitis vinifera L.) berries’, Vitis, 56, 189-195. Available HERE.

Coetzee, ZA, Walker, RR, Deloire, AJ, Barril, C, Clarke, SJ and Rogiers, SY 2017, ‘Impact of reduced atmospheric CO2 and varied potassium supply on carbohydrate and potassium distribution in grapevine and grape berries (Vitis vinifera L.)’, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 120, 252-260. Available HERE.

 

Dean, RJ, Clarke, SJ, Rogiers, SY, Stait-Gardner, T, Price, WS, 2017, ‘Solute transport within grape berries inferred from the paramagnetic properties of manganese’, Functional Plant Biology 44, 969-977. Available HERE.

 

Dean, RJ, Stait-Gardner, T, Clarke, SJ, Rogiers, SY, Bobek, G and Price, WS, 2016, ‘Time course study of grape berry split using diffusion MRI’, Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 22: 240-244. Available HERE. Available HERE.

 

Clarke, SJ, Lamont, KJ, Pan, HY, Barry, LA, Hall, A, & Rogiers, SY 2015, ‘Spring root‐zone temperature regulates root growth, nutrient uptake and shoot growth dynamics in grapevines’, Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 21: 479-489. Available HERE.

 

Dean, RJ, Stait-Gardner, T, Clarke, SJ, Rogiers, SY, Bobek, G and Price, WS 2014, ‘Use of diffusion magnetic resonance imaging to correlate the developmental changes in grape berry tissue structure with water diffusion patterns’, Plant Methods, 10:35. Available HERE.

Clarke, SJ, Rogiers, SY and Currie, GM 2014 ‘Sectoriality in xylem connections between the bunch and leaves of the grapevine (Vitis vinifera) shoot’, Scientia Horticulturae, 168: 229-233. Available HERE.

Rogiers, SY, Clarke, SJ and Schmidtke, LM 2014, ‘Elevated root-zone temperature hastens vegetative and reproductive development in Shiraz grapevines’, Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 20, 123-133. Available HERE.

 

Rogiers, SY and Clarke, SJ 2013, ‘Vegetative growth and cluster development in Shiraz grapevines subjected to partial root-zone cooling’, AoB PLANTS 5: plt036. Available HERE.

 

Rogiers, SY and Clarke, SJ 2013, ‘Nocturnal and daytime stomatal conductance respond to root-zone temperature in ‘Shiraz’ grapevines’, Annals of Botany, 111, 433-444. Available HERE.

 

Rogiers, SY, Greer, DH, Hutton, RJ and Clarke, SJ, Hutchinson, P and Somers, A 2012, ‘Stomatal response of an anisohydric grapevine cultivar to evaporative demand, available soil moisture and ABA’, Tree Physiology, 32, 249-261. Available HERE>

 

Rogiers, SY, Greer, DH, Hutton, RJ and Clarke, SJ 2011, ‘Transpiration efficiency of the grapevine cv. Semillon is tied to VPD in warm climates’, Annals of Applied Biology 158, 106-114. Available HERE.

 

Clarke, SJ, Rogiers, SY and Currie, GM 2011, ‘Long-distance transport of pertechnetate in the moonflower (Ipomoea alba)’, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 103, 54-58. Available HERE.

 

Clarke, SJ, Hardie, WJ and Rogiers, SY 2010, ‘Changes in susceptibility of grape berries to splitting are related to impaired osmotic water uptake associated with losses in cell vitality’, Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 16, 469-476. Available HERE.

 

Miller, GH, Fogel, ML, Magee, JW, Gagan, MK, Clarke, SJ and Johnson, BJ 2005, ‘Ecosystem collapse in Pleistocene Australia and a human role in megafaunal extinction’, Science 309, 287-290. Available HERE.

 

 

 

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Footprinting

 

Wiedemann S., Yan, M-J, Henry, B.K, Murphy CM 2016, 'Resource use and greenhouse gas emissions from three wool production regions in Australia', Journal of Cleaner Production, 122, 121-132. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, SG, Yan, M-J & Murphy, CM 2016, 'Resource use and environmental impacts from Australian export lamb production: a life cycle assessment', Animal Production Science, 56 (7), 1070-1080. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S, McGahan, E, Murphy, C & Yan, M-J 2016, 'Resource use and environmental impacts from beef production in eastern Australia investigated using life cycle assessment', Animal Production Science, 56 (5), 882-894. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann S., Davis R., McGahan E., Murphy C. & Redding M. 2017, 'Resource use and greenhouse gas emission from grain finishing beef cattle in seven Australian Feedlots', Animal Production Science, 56 (6), 1149-1162. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S, McGahan, E & Murphy, C 2017, Resource use and environmental impacts from Australian chicken meat production, Journal of Cleaner Production, 140, 675-684. Available HERE. 

 

Wiedemann, S, McGahan, E & Murphy, C 2016, 'Environmental impacts and resource use from Australian pork production assessed using life cycle assessment: 1. Greenhouse gas emissions', Animal Production Science, 56 (9), 1418-1431. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S, McGahan, E & Murphy, C 2018, 'Environmental impacts and resource use from Australian pork production assessed using life cycle assessment: 2. Water, energy and land footprints', Animal Production Science, 58 (6), 1153-1163. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S, Henry, BK, McGahan, E, Grant, T, Murphy, C & Niethe, G 2015, 'Resource use and greenhouse gas intensity of Australian beef production: 1981 to 2010', Agricultural Systems, 133, 109-118. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S, Ledgard, S, Henry, BK, Yan, M-J, Mao, N & Russell, S 2015, 'Application of life cycle assessment to sheep production systems: Investigating co-production of wool and meat using case studies from major global producers', International journal of life cycle assessment, 20 (4), 463-476. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S, McGahan, E, Murphy, C, Yan, M-J, Henry, B, Thoma, G, Ledgard, S, 2015, Environmental impacts and resource use of Australian beef and lamb exported to the USA determined using life cycle assessment, Journal of Cleaner Production, 94, 67-7. Available HERE.

 

Henry, BK, Butler, D & Wiedemann, S 2015, 'A life cycle assessment approach to quantifying greenhouse gas emissions from land use change for beef production in eastern Australia', The Rangeland Journal, 37 (3), 273-283. Available HERE.

 

Henry, BK, Butler, D & Wiedemann, SG 2015, 'Quantifying carbon sequestration on sheep grazing land in Australia for life cycle assessment studies', The Rangeland Journal, 37 (4), 379-388. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S & Yan, M 2014, Livestock meat processing: inventory data and methods for handling co-production for major livestock species and meat products, Paper submitted to the 9th International Conference of LCA of food, 8-10 Oct 2014, San Francisco, USA. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S 2014, 'Impacts of land use change on the assessment of water use in grazing systems and interactions with carbon sequestration', Paper submitted to the 9th International Conference LCA of Food, San Francisco, USA. Available HERE.

 

Peters, G, Wiedemann, S, Rowley, H, Tucker, R, Feitz, A & Schulz, M 2011, 'Assessing agricultural soil acidification and nutrient management in life cycle assessment', International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 16, (5), 431-441. Available HERE.

 

Peters, GM, Rowley, HV, Wiedemann, SG, Tucker, RW, Short, MD & Schulz, MS 2010, 'Red meat production in Australia: Life cycle assessment and comparison with overseas studies', Environmental Science & Technology, 44 (4), 1327-1332. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, SG & McGahan, EJ 2010, 'Review of water assessment methodologies and application to Australian agriculture', in Proceedings of the LCA Food 2010 VII international conference on life cycle assessment in the agri-food sector, B Notarnicola, et al. (eds.), Bari, Italy, 425-432. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, SG, McGahan, EJ, Zadow, 2010, Life cycle assessment of Australian egg production', in Proceedings of the lcafood 2010 VII international conference on life cycle assessment in the agri-food sector, B Notarnicola, et al. (eds.), Bari, Italy.

 

Wiedemann, SG, McGahan, EJ, Grist, S, Grant, T, 2010, Life cycle assessment of two Australian pork supply chains', in Proceedings of the lcafood 2010 VII international conference on life cycle assessment in the agri-food sector, B Notarnicola, et al. (eds.), Bari, Italy. Available HERE.

 

Peters, GM, Wiedemann, SG, Rowley, HV & Tucker, RW 2010, 'Accounting for water use in Australian red meat production', International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 15 (3), 311-320. Available HERE.

 

 

Selected Industry Reports

 

Poultry

 

McGahan, E, & Galvin, G 2018, Odour Review of Layer Farms and Development of S-Factor Formula. Report prepared for Australian Eggs Limited (AEL). Project No. 1PS809IAA. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, SG & McGahan, EJ 2011, Environmental assessment of an egg production supply chain using life cycle assessment, Final Project Report, AECL Publication No 1FS091A, December 2011, Australian Egg Corporation Limited, Sydney, Australia. Available HERE.

 

McGahan, E, Barker, S, Poad, G, Wiedemann, S & Batstone, D 2010, Conversion of waste to energy in the chicken meat industry - Final Report, RIRDC Project No PRJ-002964, 21 December, 2010, Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, Canberra. Available HERE.

 

McGahan, EJ, Bielefeld, E, Keane, O & Wiedemann, S 2014, National environmental management system for the meat chicken industry - Version 2, A report for the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, RIRDC Project No PRJ-005765, RIRDC Publication No 14/100, Dec. 2014, Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation, Barton, ACT. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, SG, McGahan, EJ & Burger, M 2008, Layer hen manure analysis report, Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL), Sydney. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, SG, McGahan, EJ, Runge, G & Chinivasagam, N 2008, Composting every day mortality and other wastes from layer farms, August 2008, Australian Egg Corporation Ltd. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, SG 2015, Litter Reuse: An Evidence-based Guide to Reusing Litter, RIRDC Project No. PRJ-006440, RIRDC Publication No. 14/095, Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation, Barton, ACT. Available HERE.

 

Playsted, C, Wiedemann, S & McGahan, E 2011, Biochar manufacture from poultry litter - Final Report, RIRDC Project No. PRJ-005548, February 2011, Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, Sydney. 

 

Playsted, CW & Wiedemann, SG 2010, Audit of spent litter production and utilisation in the pumicestone catchment, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries. Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S, Sullivan, T & McGahan, E 2014, GHG Prediction methods for feedlots, poultry and pigs, Technical report for the Department of Environment Greenhouse Gas Inventory Team, Federal Department of the Environment. 

 

 

Beef, Lamb and Wool

 

Wiedemann, SG, Cottle, DJ, Valentine, JG, Watts, PJ & McGahan, EJ 2014, Feedlot GHG Mitigation Strategies for the CFI, Meat & Livestock Australia Ltd, Sydney, NSW. 

 

Wiedeman, SG, Telfer, MA, Cohn, P, Russell-Smith, J 2015, ERF Opportunity Study: Final Report. B.CH.2099. December 2015, Meat and Livestock Australian Limited, North Sydney, NSW. Details Available HERE.

 

Davis, R, Wiedemann, S & Watts, P 2010, Quantifying the water and energy usage of individual activities within Australian feedlots -Part A report: Water usage at Australian feedlots 2007-2009, October 2010, Meat & Livestock Australia Limited, North Sydney, NSW.

 

Davis, R, Wiedemann, S & Watts, P 2010, Quantifying the water and energy usage of individual activities within Australian feedlots -Part B report: Energy usage at Australian feedlots 2007-2009, October 2010, Meat & Livestock Australia Limited, North Sydney, NSW.

 

Davis, RJ, Wiedemann, SG & Watts, PJ 2008, Quantifying the water and energy usage of individual activities within Australian feedlots - Part A water usage at Australian feedlots, Project B.FLT.0339 Final Report, Meat & Livestock Australia Limited, Sydney, NSW. Available HERE.

 

Davis, RJ, Wiedemann, SG & Watts, PJ 2008, Quantifying the water and energy usage of individual activities within Australian feedlots - Part B energy usage at Australian Feedlots, Project B.FLT.0339 Final Report, Meat & Livestock Australia Limited, Sydney, NSW. Available HERE.

 

Davis, RJ, Wiedemann, SG & Watts, PJ 2009, 'Energy usage of individual activities within Australian cattle feedlots', in Agriculture Technologies in a Changing Climate: The 2009 CIGR International Symposium of the Australian Society for Engineering in Australia (SEAg), TM Banhazi and C Saunders (eds.), Brisbane, Qld, 13-16 September 2009, pp. 532-543. Available HERE.

 

Watts, P, McGahan, E, Bonner, SL & Wiedemann, S 2012, Feedlot Mass Balance and Greenhouse Gas Emissions - A Literature Review, Final Report, Project B.FLT.0361, Meat & Livestock Australia, Sydney, Australia. Available HERE.

 

 

Piggeries

 

Wiedemann, S, and Watson, K 2018, The low emission future of pork. Report prepared for the Co-operative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC). Available HERE.

 

Wiedemann, S 2017, Better Nutrient Management on Pig Farms: A guide for interpreting soil and by-product analyses. Report prepared for Australia Pork Limited (APL). Project No. 2016/099. Available HERE.

 

McGahan, EJ, Watts, P & Wiedemann, SG 2010, Validation and Development of PIGBAL model - Literature Review. Final report prepared for Australian Pork Limited (APL). Project No. 4446.

 

McGahan, E, Tucker, R, Chinivasagam, N, Blackall, P, Barker, S, Green, S, Wiedemann, S. 2007, Composting of Piggery Manure and Mortalities: Final Report, Australian Pork Limited Project No. 2140, Australian Pork Limited, Deakin.

 

Galloway, JL & Wiedemann, SG 2011, 'Nutrient mapping of free range pork production using EM technology', Paper submitted to the APSA 2011 Conference, Hilton Hotel, Adelaide, 27-30 November 2011.