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MP406 Moisture Probe Research Publications

The MP406 Soil Moisture Probe is widely used in research; below is a list of over 45 publications that have used the MP406 Moisture Probe in their research.


Alam, M. S., Lamb, D. W., & Warwick, N. W. M. (2021). A Canopy Transpiration Model Based on Scaling Up Stomatal Conductance and Radiation Interception as Affected by Leaf Area Index. Water, 13(3), 252. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13030252
Udukumburage, R. S., Gallage, C., & Dawes, L. (2021). An instrumented large soil column to investigate climatic ground interaction. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 21(2), 55–71. https://doi.org/10.1680/jphmg.19.00007
Vance, W. H., Bell, R. W., Johansen, C., Haque, M. E., Musa, A. M., & Shahidullah, A. K. M. (2021). Soil disturbance levels, soil water content and the establishment of rainfed chickpea: Mechanised seeding options for smallholder farms in north-west Bangladesh. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 207(2), 208–223. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12455


Bustamante, G. N., Soler, R., Blazina, A. P., & Arena, M. E. (2020). Fruit provision from Berberis microphylla shrubs as ecosystem service in Nothofagus forest of Tierra del Fuego. Heliyon, 6(10), e05206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05206
Chandrappa, V. Y., Ray, B., Ashwath, N., & Shrestha, P. (2020). Application of Internet of Things (IoT) to Develop a Smart Watering System for Cairns Parklands – A Case Study. 2020 IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP), 1118–1122. https://doi.org/10.1109/TENSYMP50017.2020.9230827
Jat, D., Rajwade, Y. A., Chandel, N. S., Dubey, K., & Rao, K. V. R. (2020). Embedded system for regulating abiotic parameters for Capsicum cultivation in a polyhouse with comparison to open-field cultivation. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 26(5), 487–497. https://doi.org/10.1080/19315260.2019.1654588
Manríquez, M. D. R. T., Ardiles, V., Promis, Á., Herrera, A. H., Soler, R., Lencinas, M. V., & Pastur, G. M. (2020). Forest canopy-cover composition and landscape influence on bryophyte communities in Nothofagus forests of southern Patagonia. PLOS ONE, 15(11), e0232922. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0232922
Udukumburage, R. S., Gallage, C., Dawes, L., & Gui, Y. (2020). Determination of the hydraulic conductivity function of grey Vertosol with soil column test. Heliyon, 6(11), e05399. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05399


Pérez Flores, M., Martínez Pastur, G., Cellini, J. M., & Lencinas, M. V. (2019). Recovery of understory assemblage along 50 years after shelterwood cut harvesting in Nothofagus pumilio Southern Patagonian forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 450, 117494. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2019.117494
Toro-Manríquez, M., Soler, R., Lencinas, M. V., & Promis, Á. (2019). Canopy composition and site are indicative of mineral soil conditions in Patagonian mixed Nothofagus forests. Annals of Forest Science, 76(4), 117. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13595-019-0886-z
Udukumburage, R. S., Gallage, C., & Dawes, L. (2019). Oedometer based estimation of vertical shrinkage of expansive soil in a large instrumeted soil column. Heliyon, 5(9), e02380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02380


De Rosa, D., Rowlings, D. W., Biala, J., Scheer, C., Basso, B., & Grace, P. R. (2018). N2O and CO2 emissions following repeated application of organic and mineral N fertiliser from a vegetable crop rotation. Science of The Total Environment, 637–638, 813–824. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.046
Dunkerley, D. (2018). Banded vegetation in some Australian semi-arid landscapes: 20 years of field observations to support the development and evaluation of numerical models of vegetation pattern evolution. Desert, 23(2), 165–187. https://jdesert.ut.ac.ir/article_69115.html
Gorissen, S., Greenlees, M., Shine, R., Gorissen, S., Greenlees, M., & Shine, R. (2018). The impact of wildfire on an endangered reptile (Eulamprus leuraensis) in Australian montane swamps. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 27(7), 447–456. https://doi.org/10.1071/WF17048
Hewitt, R. E., Taylor, D. L., Hollingsworth, T. N., Anderson, C. B., & Pastur, G. M. (2018). Variable retention harvesting influences belowground plant-fungal interactions of Nothofagus pumilio seedlings in forests of southern Patagonia. PeerJ, 6, e5008. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.5008
Udukumburage, R. S., Gallage, C., & Dawes, L. (2018). Loaded swell tests to estimate the heave of the expansive soil in instrumented soil column. In B. B. K. Huat, J. Shiau, Z. Hossain, & V. Anggraini (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, GEOMATE 2018 (pp. 390–395). The GEOMATE International Society. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/123293/


Gorissen, S., Baird, I. R. C., Greenlees, M., Sherieff, A. N., Shine, R., Gorissen, S., Baird, I. R. C., Greenlees, M., Sherieff, A. N., & Shine, R. (2017). Predicting the occurrence of an endangered reptile based on habitat attributes. Pacific Conservation Biology, 24(1), 12–24. https://doi.org/10.1071/PC17027
Shoushtari, S. M. H. J., Cartwright, N., Perrochet, P., & Nielsen, P. (2017). Two-dimensional vertical moisture-pressure dynamics above groundwater waves: Sand flume experiments and modelling. Journal of Hydrology, 544, 467–478. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.11.060


Coleborn, K., Spate, A., Tozer, M., Andersen, M. S., Fairchild, I. J., MacKenzie, B., Treble, P. C., Meehan, S., Baker, A., & Baker, A. (2016). Effects of wildfire on long-term soil CO 2 concentration: implications for karst processes. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(4), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-015-4874-9
De Rosa, D., Rowlings, D. W., Biala, J., Scheer, C., Basso, B., McGree, J., & Grace, P. R. (2016). Effect of organic and mineral N fertilizers on N2O emissions from an intensive vegetable rotation. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 52(6), 895–908. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00374-016-1117-5
Harris, S., Orense, R. P., & Itoh, K. (2016). Site-specific warning system for rainfall-induced slope failure. Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication, 2(32), 1171–1176. https://doi.org/10.3208/jgssp.ATC1-3-08
Muñoz-Rojas, M., Lewandrowski, W., Erickson, T. E., Dixon, K. W., & Merritt, D. J. (2016). Soil respiration dynamics in fire affected semi-arid ecosystems: Effects of vegetation type and environmental factors. Science of The Total Environment, 572, 1385–1394. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.02.086
Scheer, C., Rowlings, D. W., Grace, P. R., Scheer, C., Rowlings, D. W., & Grace, P. R. (2016). Non-linear response of soil N2O emissions to nitrogen fertiliser in a cotton–fallow rotation in sub-tropical Australia. Soil Research, 54(5), 494–499. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR14328
Scheer, C., Rowlings, D. W., Migliorati, M. D. A., Lester, D. W., Bell, M. J., Grace, P. R., Scheer, C., Rowlings, D. W., Migliorati, M. D. A., Lester, D. W., Bell, M. J., & Grace, P. R. (2016). Effect of enhanced efficiency fertilisers on nitrous oxide emissions in a sub-tropical cereal cropping system. Soil Research, 54(5), 544–551. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR15332
Scheer, C., Deuter, P. L., Rowlings, D. W., & Grace, P. R. (2016). Effect of the nitrification inhibitor (DMPP) on soil nitrous oxide emissions and yield in a lettuce crop in Queensland, Australia. Acta Horticulturae, 101–108. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1123.14


Guyot, A., Ostergaard, K. T., Fan, J., Santini, N. S., & Lockington, D. A. (2015). Xylem hydraulic properties in subtropical coniferous trees influence radial patterns of sap flow: implications for whole tree transpiration estimates using sap flow sensors. Trees, 29(4), 961–972. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-014-1144-5


Aqeel-ur-Rehman, Abbasi, A. Z., Islam, N., & Shaikh, Z. A. (2014). A review of wireless sensors and networks’ applications in agriculture. Computer Standards & Interfaces, 36(2), 263–270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csi.2011.03.004
De Antoni Migliorati, M., Scheer, C., Grace, P. R., Rowlings, D. W., Bell, M., & McGree, J. (2014). Influence of different nitrogen rates and DMPP nitrification inhibitor on annual N2O emissions from a subtropical wheat–maize cropping system. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 186, 33–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2014.01.016
Henn, J. J., Anderson, C. B., Kreps, G., Lencinas, M. V., Soler, R., & Pastur, G. M. (2014). Determining Abiotic and Biotic Factors that Limit Transplanted Nothofagus pumilio Seedling Success in Abandoned Beaver Meadows in Tierra del Fuego. Ecological Restoration, 32(4), 369–378. https://doi.org/10.3368/er.32.4.369
Pastur, G. J. M., Esteban, R. S., Cellini, J. M., Lencinas, M. V., Peri, P. L., & Neyland, M. G. (2014). Survival and growth of Nothofagus pumilio seedlings under several microenvironments after variable retention harvesting in southern Patagonian forests. Annals of Forest Science, 71(3), 349–362. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13595-013-0343-3
Scheer, C., Rowlings, D. W., Firrel, M., Deuter, P., Morris, S., & Grace, P. R. (2014). Impact of nitrification inhibitor (DMPP) on soil nitrous oxide emissions from an intensive broccoli production system in sub-tropical Australia. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 77, 243–251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.07.006

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