Professor Michael Bell

Chair in Tropical Agronomy

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science

Affiliated Academic

Centre for Crop Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
m.bell4@uq.edu.au
+61 7 54601 140

Overview

Qualifications

  • Masters of Agricultural Science, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science, The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Guelph

Publications

  • Janke, Chelsea, Fujinuma, Ryosuke, Moody, Phil and Bell, Michael (2021). Biochemical changes and distribution of nitrogen from bands of stabilised N-fertilizers in contrasting soils. Geoderma, 382 114770, 1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114770

  • Hinsinger, Philippe , Bell, Michael J., Kovar, John L. and White, Philip J. (2021). Rhizosphere processes and root traits determining the acquisition of soil potassium. Improving potassium recommendations for agricultural crops. (pp. 99-117) edited by T. Scott Murrell, Robert L. Mikkelsen, Gavin Sulewski, Robert Norton and Michael L. Thompson. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_4

  • Borrell, Andrew, van Oosterom, Erik, George-Jaeggli, Barbara, Rodriguez, Daniel, Eyre, Joe, Jordan, David J., Mace, Emma, Singh, Vijaya, Vadez, Vincent, Bell, Mike, Godwin, Ian, Cruickshank, Alan, Tao, Yongfu and Hammer, Graeme (2021). Sorghum. Crop physiology applications for genetic improvement and Agronomy. (pp. 196-221) edited by V. Sadras and D. Calderini. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-819194-1.00005-0

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Supervision

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Hinsinger, Philippe , Bell, Michael J., Kovar, John L. and White, Philip J. (2021). Rhizosphere processes and root traits determining the acquisition of soil potassium. Improving potassium recommendations for agricultural crops. (pp. 99-117) edited by T. Scott Murrell, Robert L. Mikkelsen, Gavin Sulewski, Robert Norton and Michael L. Thompson. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_4

  • Borrell, Andrew, van Oosterom, Erik, George-Jaeggli, Barbara, Rodriguez, Daniel, Eyre, Joe, Jordan, David J., Mace, Emma, Singh, Vijaya, Vadez, Vincent, Bell, Mike, Godwin, Ian, Cruickshank, Alan, Tao, Yongfu and Hammer, Graeme (2021). Sorghum. Crop physiology applications for genetic improvement and Agronomy. (pp. 196-221) edited by V. Sadras and D. Calderini. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-819194-1.00005-0

  • Bell, Michael J., Mallarino, Antonio P., Volenec, Jeff, Brouder, Sylvie and Franzen, David W. (2020). Considerations for selecting potassium placement methods in soil. Improving potassium recommendations for agricultural crops. (pp. 341-362) Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_12

  • Bell, Michael J., Ransom, Michel D., Thompson, Michael L., Hinsinger, Philippe, Florence, Angela M., Moody, Philip W. and Guppy, Christopher N. (2020). Considering Soil Potassium Pools with Dissimilar Plant Availability. Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops. (pp. 163-190) Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_7

  • Franzen, David W., Goulding, Keith, Mallarino, Antonio P. and Bell, Michael J. (2020). How closely Is potassium mass balance related to soil test changes?. Improving potassium recommendations for agricultural crops. (pp. 263-282) Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_10

  • White, Philip J., Bell, Michael J., Djalovic, Ivica, Hinsinger, Philippe and Rengel, Zed (2020). Potassium use efficiency of plants. Improving potassium recommendations for agricultural crops. (pp. 119-145) Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_5

  • Bell, Michael J., Thompson, Michael L. and Moody, Philip W. (2020). Using Soil Tests to Evaluate Plant Availability of Potassium in Soils. Improving Potassium Recommendations for Agricultural Crops. (pp. 191-218) Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-59197-7_8

  • Angus, John, Bell, Mike, McBeath, Therese and Scanlan, Craig (2019). Nutrient-management challenges and opportunities in conservation agriculture. Australian Agriculture in 2020: From Conservation to Automation. (pp. 221-236) edited by J. Pratley and J. Kirkegaard. Wagga Wagga, NSW Australia: Australian Society of Agronomy.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

  • Dang, Yash, Balzar, Anna and Bell, Mike (2016). Does strategic tillage undo long-term improvement in soils under no-till?. Canberra, ACT, Australia: GRDC.

  • Bell, Mike J., Biggs, Jody, Brennan McKellar, L., Connellan, Julian, Di Bella, Lawrence, Dwyer, Rod, Empson, Marine, Garside, Alan J., Harvey, Tim, Kraak, Jeff, Lakshmanan, Prakash, Lamb, David W., Meier, Elizabeth, Moody, Phil, Muster, Tim, Palmer, Jeda, Robinson, Nicole, Robson, Andrew, Salter, Barry, Schroeder, Bernard, Silburn, Mark, Schmidt, Susanne, Skocaj, Danielle M., Stacey, Samuel, Stanley, John, Thorburn, Peter, Verburg, Kirsten, Walker, Charlie, Wang, Weijin and Wood, Andrew (2015). A review of nitrogen use efficiency in sugarcane. Sugar Research Australia Limited.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor