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Tim Scanlon

Debunker

I'm a scientist who is primarily involved in the agriculture industry as an extension specialist. One of the big failings of science is communicating complex information to the people who need the information, at a level they will understand.

My current focus is in climate change extension to rural Australia and agronomic modelling for on farm utilisation.

Education:
University of Western Australia, MSc. Plant Science, 2011
University of Western Australia, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, 2001

Selected Publications:
Gene expression of regulatory enzymes involved in the intermediate metabolism of sheep subjected to feed restriction, Animal 2012
Live weight parameters in Dorper, Damara and Australian Merino lambs subjected to restricted feeding, Small Ruminant Research 2011
Severity of root rot in mature subterranean clover and associated fungal pathogens in the wheatbelt, Crop and Pasture Science 2009
The effect of weight loss on productive characteristics of Damara, Dorper and Australian Merino, Proceedings of the European Association for Animal Production conference 2009
Are Damara and Dorper sheep better adapted than Merinos to nutritional stress?, Proceedings of Agribusiness Livestock Updates 2009
Perception versus reality: why we should measure our pastures, Proceedings of the Agribusiness Crop Updates 2009
Understanding protein expression profiles in the liver of sheep subjected to weight loss, Veterinary Sciences Congress 2008
Factors Impacting Pasture Growth Rate in Subterranean Clover-based Pastures, Proceedings of the ASA, CSA, SSA 2006
Understanding productivity decline in subterranean clover-based pastures in south-western Australia., Proceedings of the 13th Australian Agronomy Conference 2006
Poor productivity in subterranean clover pastures: a nutritional problem?, International Plant Nutrition Colloquium 2005
Carboxylate concentrations in the rhizosphere of lateral roots of chickpea (Cicer arietinum), New Phytologist 2004