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Staff profiles

Research Scientist – weed science

Bowen joined DPIRD Northam’s weed science team as a Research Scientist in February 2022 to investigate the impact of soil amelioration on weed ecology and control. He is achieving this by researching the impact of...

Brenda Shackley
Research Scientist

Brenda is a wheat agronomy Research Officer based at the Katanning district office. She currently works on the DPIRD/GRDC project Tactical wheat agronomy for the west. The project brings together members of the wheat...

Brenton Leske
Research Officer

Brenton is a Research Scientist in DPIRD's Genetic Improvement team, with expertise in developing solutions for growers to manage frost risk in their grain growing businesses. He leads two DPIRD and GRDC co-funded...

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Director, Sheep Industry Development. Grains and Livestock Industries Directorate

I am Director of Sheep Industry Development as well as Project Manager for the Sheep Industry Business Innovation project – a $10 million project made...

Carla Milazzo
Development Officer

Carla works as a Development Officer in the pastoral irrigation industry across the West Kimberley and Pilbara. She conducts trials and demonstrations looking at perennial grass varieties, pasture growth rates,...

Carla Wilkinson
Senior Research Officer

I am a Research Officer in DPIRD's crop protection group specialising in plant parasitic nematode issues under the guidance of Dr Sarah Collins. I am a project leader of a COGGO funded project investigating the...

Catherine Borger
Research Scientist - Weed Science

Catherine leads a weed science team that aims to develop effective control programs to target current and emerging weed...

Chad Reynolds
Research Scientist

Chad works in the soil projects such as non-wetting soils and soil acidity. This involves carrying out field work to...

Chengdao Li
Principal Research Scientist

Professor Li is the Australian representative on the International Barley Genetics Symposium organising committee, a member of the International Barley Genome Sequencing Consortium, Chair of the 13th International...

Chris Gazey
Manager Soil Science & Crop Nutrition

Chris leads the Soil Science & Crop Nutrition portfolio in developing ways to overcome soil constraints to plant growth and maximising the efficiency of water and nutrient use by crops. His team conducts research in...

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