ProgramsRRRD

Final Report

Overview of research findings and program outcomes, 2011-2015

 

Final Research Outcomes Reports

Grazing

RRRD009: Runoff nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment generation rates from pasture legumes: An enhancement to reef catchment modelling

RRRD009: Addendum to paddock scale water quality monitoring for 2013 and 2014

RRRD027: Getting ground cover right: thresholds and baselines for a healthier reef

RRRD032: Improving grazing management practices to enhance ground cover and reduce sediment loads

RRRD039: Land regeneration in rangelands grazing: exploring the economic implications

RRRD039: Predicting economic costs of improving grazing management in the Herbert, Burdekin and Fitzroy Catchments

 

Sugar cane

RRRD004: Advanced drip and optimised furrow irrigation to minimise sediment, nutrient and pesticide losses to the environment through deep drainage and runoff from sugarcane and banana industries in northern Queensland

RRRD010: Factors affecting adoption of land management practices that have water quality benefits: Evaluation of scenarios for cane farming in GBR catchments

RRRD039: Cost-effectiveness of management activities for water quality improvement in sugarcane farming

 

Horticulture

RRRD049: Minimising off-farm movement of nitrogen in the north Queensland banana industry

RRRD054: Simulation of growth, development and nitrogen balance of banana in APSIM

 

Dairy

RRRD055: Validating the cost/benefits of improved fertiliser practices and quantifying nutrient loads and pathways from irrigated dairy pastures in the Wet Tropics and the Burnett-Mary regions

 

Pesticides

RRRD037 and RRRD038: Pesticide Dynamics in the Great Barrier Reef Catchment and Lagoon: Management Practices (Sugar, Grazing, Bananas) and Risk Assessments: Overview report

RRRD037: Pesticides in the sugarcane industry: an evaluation of improved management practices

RRRD037: Pesticide exposure within the Barratta Creek Catchment

RRRD038: Dissolved and particulate herbicide transport in central Great Barrier Reef catchments

RRRD038: Tebuthiuron management in grazing lands

RRRD038: Herbicide persistence in the marine environment

RRRD038: Herbicide degradation on Queensland cropping soils and crop residues. Half-lives measured in a controlled environment

RRRD058: A novel approach to biological monitoring of pesticides

 

Socio economic assessment of management practices

RRRD039: Regulations versus voluntary mechanisms to improve adoption of best management practices in GBR catchments

RRRD039: Land regeneration in rangelands grazing: exploring the economic implications

RRRD039: Predicting economic costs of improving grazing management in the Herbert, Burdekin and Fitzroy Catchments

 

Monitoring and Reporting

RRRD011: Capturing paddock scale hydrology and water quality experiences relevant to the Great Barrier Reef

RRRD016: Developing integrated assessment metrics for reporting of water quality in the Great Barrier Reef lagoon

RRRD030: Integrating measurements with models for improved confidence in pollutant loads estimation