17th Annual FLRC Workshop
held at Massey University, December 2003

Tools for Nutrient and Pollutant Management

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The correct citation for the proceedings is:

[Authors], 2003. [Title of paper]. In: Tools for nutrient and pollutant management: Applications to agriculture and environmental quality. (Eds L.D. Currie and J.A. Hanly).  Occasional Report No. 17. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. pp

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Papers presented:

SOIL AND PLANT TESTING IN AUSTRALIA – THE PLAYERS, CLIENTS, METHODS AND ISSUES
George Rayment (Invited Presentation) (Click here for pdf Abstract)

SOIL AND PLANT TESTING IN NEW ZEALAND – THE PLAYERS, CLIENTS, METHODS AND ISSUES
Brian Daly, M J Hedley and L D Currie (Invited Presentation) (Click here for pdf Abstract)

FERTCARE® PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP, PUBLIC POLICY AND RESEARCH
Nick Drew

SOIL TESTING: A MODERN PROMETHEUS?
Doug Edmeades, A H C Roberts, M B O’Connor and J Morton

THE CURRENT AND FUTURE ROLE OF SOIL AND PLANT ANALYSIS FOR NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT ON RAVENSDOWN SHAREHOLDER’S FARMS
Ants Roberts (an invited presentation from Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-op Ltd)

THE ROLE OF SOIL AND PLANT TESTING FOR PRODUCTION – CURRENT INITIATIVES AND FUTURE INVESTMENT
Andrew Reid (an invited presentation from Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd)

THE ROLE OF SOIL AND PLANT TESTING FOR PRODUCTION – CURRENT INITIATIVES AND FUTURE INVESTMENT
Bert Quin (an invited presentation from Summit-Quinphos (NZ) Ltd)

THE ROLE OF SOIL AND PLANT TESTING FOR PRODUCTION – CURRENT INITIATIVES AND FUTURE INVESTMENT
Eddy Pol (an invited presentation from the Fertilizer Industry Federation of Australia Inc.)

PHOSPHORUS TRANSFER IN AGROECOSYSTEMS
Leo Condron and R W McDowell (Invited Presentation) (Click here for pdf Abstract)

A TOOL TO DETERMINE RELATIVE P LOSS IN NEW ZEALAND PASTORAL FARMING SYSTEMS
Richard McDowell, D Wheeler and R M Monaghan

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN ROTORUA LAKE CATCHMENTS
John McIntosh and P Dell

NORTHLAND LAKES PROJECT - HOW A 3 YEAR MONITORING PROGRAMME GAVE FARMERS THE UNDERSTANDING AND CONFIDENCE TO MAKE CHANGES TO FARM MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AFFECTING LAKE NUTRIENT INPUTS
Mike O’Connor, B Parker, M Gibbs and J Greville

THE WAIPAWA DYE-POT TECHNIQUE FOR MEASURING SURFACE RUNOFF DISTANCES
Allan Gillingham and M H Gray

THE MODIFICATION OF COMMODITY P AND N FERTILISERS TO REDUCE NUTRIENT LOSS TO THE ENVIRONMENT
Bert Quin, A Braithwaite, L Nguyen, J Blennerhasset and C J Watson

HIGH BASE FLOW CONCENTRATION OF TOTAL REACTIVE PHOSPHORUS IN A MANAWATU STREAM, NORTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND
ATri Priantoro, I Valentine and J Holland

TECHNIQUES AND TOOLS FOR DETERMINING NUTRIENT AND PATHOGEN TRANSFER IN ARTIFICIAL DRAINAGE AND RUNOFF FROM DAIRY PASTURE
James Hanly, D J Houlbrooke, D J Horne and M J Hedley

THE EFFECTS OF UREA AND AMMONIUM SULPHATE NITRATE (ASN) ON THE PRODUCTION AND QUALITY OF IRRIGATED DAIRY PASTURES IN CANTERBURY, NEW ZEALAND
Jim Moir, K C Cameron, H J Di, A H C Roberts and W Kuperus

“TAURINE” – A WORKABLE AND COST-EFFECTIVE METHOD TO REDUCE NITROGEN LOSSES FROM URINE PATCHES
Bert Quin

ASSESSING SOIL QUALITY USING VISUAL SOIL ASSESSMENT
Graham Shepherd

QUANTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF MANAGEMENT HISTORY ON SOIL QUALITY AND CROP PERFORMANCE USING THE SOIL QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Mike Beare, C S Tregurtha and E J Lawrence

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, SOIL TEXTURE AND YIELD
Sally Officer, R J Lascano and J Booker

THE USE OF THREE METHODS FOR ASSESSING SOIL QUALITYUNDER NO-TILLAGE CROPPING
Dave Horne, M H Beare, C Ross, C Tregurtha and C J Baker

SHORT TERM RECOVERY OF SOIL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES AFTER WINTER GRAZING IN WAIKATO: IMPLICATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING
John Drewry, P L Singleton, M Boyes, A Judge and D Wheeler

FERTILISER PRACTICES OF TASMANIAN POTATO AND POPPY GROWERS: DO THEY SHOW ANY RELATION TO PRE-PLANT SOIL TEST INFORMATION?
Leigh Sparrow, W E Cotching and K Hawkins

HOT WATER-EXTRACTABLE N AS AN INDICATOR OF LABILE ORGANIC N IN AGRICULTURAL SOILS
Denis Curtin, C E Wright and F M McCallum

AN APPROACH FOR ESTIMATING MAXIMUM NITROGEN STORAGE IN SOILS AT NATIONAL SCALES
Harry Percival, L A Schipper and G P Sparling

A METHOD FOR SIMULTANEOUS MEASUREMENT OF AMMONIA VOLATALIZATION AND NITROUS OXIDE EMISSIONS FROMINTACT SOIL CORES
Jagrati Singh, N S Bolan and S Saggar

MEASURING VOLATILE MERCURY RELEASED FROM PLANTS
Fabio Moreno, C W Anderson, B Robinson and R B Stewart

NATURAL 15N ABUNDANCE AND ITS USE IN WASTE MANAGEMENT STUDIES
Hailong Wang, G N Magesan, P W Clinton and J M Lavery

PROGRESSING THE SCIENCE OF EFFLUENT TREATMENT USING LASERSIZER DIFFRACTION ANALYSIS: A PILOT STUDY
Alison Burgess, G Palmer, D J Lowe and P Cooke

ELUCIDATION OF CHLOROPHYLL FLUORESCENCE SIGNALS– A NEW INNOVATIVE APPROACH FOR UNDERSTANDING POTASSIUM STATUS IN SUGARCANE
P K Karthikeyan, P Imas, R Krishnasamy, M Dakshinamoorthy and S K Bansal

AN IMPROVED METHOD FOR DETERMINING MAGNESIUM FERTILISER DISSOLUTION IN FIELD SOILS
P Loganathan, A D Mitchell, J A Hanly and T M Aye

DEHULLING RICE PRIOR TO ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS
Tina Dunn, G Batten, J Stangoulis and C Sison

DO FOLIAR APPLICATIONS OF Fe OR Zn INCREASE GRAIN Fe OR Zn IN RICE?
Tina Dunn, L C Campbell and G D Batten

THE OLSEN P TEST: SHOULD IT BE ON A VOLUME OR WEIGHT BASIS?
Gordon Rajendram, K Perrott, J Waller, M Kear and D Dewar

BIOREMEDIATION: A POSSIBLE SOLUTION FOR SOIL CONTAMINATED WITH SOME ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Barbara Arnold, S Sivakumaran, T Mills, I McIvor, B Robinson, B Clothier,M Walter, N Babbage, V Snow, S Green, K Boyd-Wilson, C
Norling, L Fung, S Hurst, I Vogeler-Cronin, D Leonil and C van den Dijssel

DECISION SUPPORT SOFTWARE FOR FERTILIZER - A NEW AGE DAWNING
Chris Dowling, T H Cowlrick and G H Price

OVERSEER® NUTRIENT BUDGET 2 - A DECISION SUPPORT TOOL
David Wheeler, S F Ledgard, C A M DeKlein, R M Monaghan, P L Carey and K L Johns

FARM ENVIRONMENT MAPPING – A FARMER-FRIENDLY RISK-MANAGEMENT ROUTE TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Murray Hart and B F Quin

MODELLING NUTRIENT RUNOFF FROM AGRICULTURAL LAND: HOW DO WE PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR DECISION MAKERS?
Kit Rutherford, S Elliott and R Collins

SPASMO – A RISK ASSESSMENT MODEL OF WATER, NUTRIENT AND CHEMICAL FATE UNDER AGRICULTURAL LANDS
Steve Green, C van den Dijssel, V Snow, B Clothier, T Webb, J Russell, N Ironside and P Davidson

THE GROWSAFE CALCULATOR: CHOOSING PESTICIDES THAT LEACH LESS
Val Snow, S Green, S Gurnsey, B Clothier, N Ironside and P Ensor

PASTORAL NUTRIENT SIMULATION MODEL
David Wheeler and G P Sparling

USING SOIL TEST DATABASES TO MONITOR BENCHMARK CHANGES IN SOIL FERTILITY OVER TIME
David Wheeler, G P Sparling and A H C Roberts

LAND MANAGEMENT INDEX PROJECT: CONCEPT, DESIGN AND PRELIMINARY RESULTS
Sally Officer, M H Beare, C S Tregurtha, E J Lawrence, T Harrison-Kirkand G S Francis

THE USE OF NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY FOR SOIL ANALYSIS
Diane Malley and P D Martin (Invited Presentation) (Click here for pdf Abstract)

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ROUTINE SOIL ANALYSIS BY MID-INFRARED: RAPID AND COST-EFFECTIVE LABORATORY ANALYSIS
Sean Forrester, L Janik, A Beech and M McLaughlin

LABILE INORGANIC SOIL PHOSPHORUS
Ken Perrott and M J Kear

DETERMINING GYPSUM SOIL CONDITIONER PURITY BY MID-INFRARED– QUICK, ECONOMICAL, INFORMATIVE
Adrian Beech, S Forrester and L Janik

PREDICTION OF A RANGE OF PHOSPHORUS BUFFERING TECHNIQUES USING MID-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY
Sean Forrester, L Janik, A Beech, R Merry, M McLaughlin, L Burkitt and C Gourley

RAPID PREDICTION OF SOIL MOISTURE CHARACTERISTICS USING MID-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY
Les Janik and S Forrester

THE DETERMINATION OF Si IN SUGARCANE TISSUE USING A MICROWAVE-ASSISTED ACID AND ALKALI DIGESTION PROCEDURE
Zofia A Ostatek-Boczynski and M B Haysom

MERCURY ANALYSIS OF PLANT AND SOIL SAMPLES USING THEHYDRIDE-GENERATION AAS METHOD
Fabio Moreno, C W Anderson, B Robinson and R B Stewart

THE DETERMINATION OF TOTAL NITROGEN IN PLANT MATERIALS BY WAVELENGTH DISPERSIVE X-RAY SPECTROMETRY
Ross Freeman and L Searle

QUICK FIELD TEST KIT FOR ACID SULFATE SOILS IN EASTERN AUSTRALIAN CANELANDS
Myriam Raymond and G E Rayment

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