Friday 6 December 2019

Schedule

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2019
Friday, December 6th
7:30 AM

Registration

Exhibition Foyer

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

8:30 AM

Poster on display and through out the day

Exhibition Foyer

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Keynote address by Research Fellow Dr Juhwan Lee

Juhwan Lee Dr, Soil and Landscape Science, University of Western Australia

9:00 AM - 9:25 AM

9:30 AM

Soil Science Learning Outcomes

Session Chair: Dr Deb Pritchard

Bacterial processes associated with soil C and N following application of compost and manure to dairy pasture at the beginning and end of the growing season

Ian Waite

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Soil Science Learning Outcomes

Session Chair: Dr Deb Pritchard

Soil exchangeable cations increase microbial carbon use efficiency and microbial growth in acidic soils

Emilia Horn

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Soil Science Learning Outcomes

Session Chair: Dr Deb Pritchard

Vacuum drying soil samples is a low-temperature alternative to conventional oven drying when determining soil water repellence

Enoch Wong

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Soil Science Learning Outcomes

Session Chair: Dr Deb Pritchard

Influence of lime and crop rotation on soil nitrogen, dry matter production and microbial biomass; a field trial, Merredin, WA

Manujla Premaratne

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Soil Science Learning Outcomes

Session Chair: Dr Deb Pritchard

Morning tea and poster display

UWA Business School terrace

10:30 AM - 11:10 AM

11:10 AM

Soil Science Learning Outcomes

Session Chair: Dr Deb Pritchard

Variable aluminium toxicity and root distribution in acidic soil profiles

Paul Damon

11:10 AM - 11:25 AM

11:25 AM

Soil Science Learning Outcomes

Session Chair: Dr Deb Pritchard

Tha all new Australian Soil Classification

Noel R. Schoknecht

11:25 AM - 11:40 AM

11:40 AM

Soil Science Learning Outcomes

Session Chair: Dr Deb Pritchard

Identification and classification of “new” semi-arid soils from the Pilbara WA with potential additions to the Australian Soil Classification

Henry Smolinski
Dennis van Gool

11:40 AM - 11:55 AM

11:55 AM

Promoting Soils

Session Chair: Isaac Kelder

What lies deep beneath – acid sulfate soil impacts on groundwater resources used for irrigation

Brad Degens

11:55 AM - 12:10 PM

12:10 PM

Promoting Soils

Session Chair: Isaac Kelder

Best practice soil sampling to depth the key to enable growers to manage soil acidity

Stephen Carr

12:10 PM - 12:25 PM

12:25 PM

Promoting Soils

Session Chair: Isaac Kelder

The State of Soil Science in WA – a facilitated Q&A session Tim Overheu and Deb Pritchard

Tim Overheu, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Deb Pritchard Dr

12:25 PM - 12:55 PM

1:40 PM

Early Career Science Awards, Poster & Presentation

Frances Hoyle, Associate Dean, University of Western Australia, Director SoilsWest

1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Conference closing address

Louise Barton, Associate Professor, University of Western Australia

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM