Dr Nilantha Hulugalle

B. Agr. Sci. (Hons.), PhD
Honorary Lecturer

Soil scientist/cropping systems specialist with more than 35 years experience in humid and semi-arid environments of the tropics and sub-tropics.  

1983-1985 Junior Scientist (Soil Physics), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria

1985-1988 Soil-Water Management Agronomist, OAU/USAID/IITA Semi-arid Food Grains Research & Development Project, Ouagadougou, Burkina FAso

1988-1991 Soil Physicist, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria, and Yaounde, Cameroon

1992-2015 Soil Scientist, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Narrabri, NSW

Research interests

  • Soil & water conservation & management
  • Hydrological processes in irrigated and dryland farming systems
  • Organic matter management, dynamics and carbon sequestration in soil
  • Farming & cropping systems (tillage, rotation and stubble management systems, soil amendments). Experienced in cotton, maize and cassava-based cropping systems, irrigated row crops, and agro-forestry systems.
  • Soil quality (sodicity, salinity, interactions between soil biology, physics and chemistry)
  • Wastewater and solid waste reuse
  • Root growth and dynamics
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Willatt, S.T. (1983). The importance of soil resistance in determining the pattern of water extraction by plant root systems. Aust. J. Soil Res. 21, 571-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR9830571
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Lal, R., and ter Kuile, C.H.H. (1984). Soil physical changes and crop root growth following different methods of land clearing in Western Nigeria. Soil Sci. 138, 172-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00010694-198408000-00012
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Lal, R., and ter Kuile, C.H.H. (1986). Amelioration of soil physical properties by mucuna following mechanized land clearing of a tropical rain forest. Soil Sci. 141, 219-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00010694-198603000-00007
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Lal, R. (1986). Root growth of soybean and cowpea in a hydromorphic toposequence. Plant and Soil 91, 195-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02181787
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Lal, R., and Opara-Nadi, O.A. (1987). Management of plant residue for cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz.) production on an acid Ultisol in South-eastern Nigeria. Field Crops Res. 16, 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0378-4290(87)90049-9
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Lal, R. (1986). Soil water balance of intercropped maize and cowpea grown in a tropical hydromorphic soil in Western Nigeria. Agron. J. 78, 86-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/agronj1986.00021962007800010019x
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Lal, R. (1986). Root growth of maize in a compacted gravelly tropical Alfisol as affected by rotation with a woody perennial. Field Crops Res. 13, 33-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0378-4290(86)90005-5
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Willatt, S.T. (1987). Seasonal variation of water uptake and leaf water potential of intercropped chillies in relation to that of monocropped chillies. Expl. Agric. 23, 273-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0014479700017154
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Lal, R., and Opara-Nadi, O.A. (1985). Effect of tillage system and mulch on soil properties and growth of yam (Dioscorea rotundata) and cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) on an Ultisol. J. Root Crops 11, 9-22.
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Lal, R., and Opara-Nadi, O.A. (1986). Effect of spatial orientation of mulch on soil properties and growth of yam (Dioscorea rotundata) and cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) on an Ultisol. J. Root Crops. 12, 37-45.
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Willatt, S.T. (1987). Patterns of water uptake and root distribution of chilli peppers grown in soil columns. Can. J. Plant Sci. 67, 531-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.4141/cjps87-075
  • Hulugalle, N.R., (1987). Effect of tied ridges on soil water content, evapotranspiration, root growth and yield of cowpeas in the Sudan savannah of Burkina Faso. Field Crops Res. 17, 219-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0378-4290(87)90036-0
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Rodriguez, M.S. (1988). Soil physical properties of tied ridges in the Sudan savannah of Burkina Faso. Expl. Agric. 24, 375-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0014479700016239
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (1988). Intercropping millet and bambara groundnut on tied ridges in the Sudan savannah of Burkina Faso. Arid Soil Res. Rehabln. 2, 97-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15324988809381163
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (l988). Effect of cover crop on soil physical and chemical properties of an Alfisol in the Sudan savannah of Burkina Faso. Arid Soil Res. Rehabln. 2, 251-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15324988809381179
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (1989). Effect of tied ridges and undersown Stylosanthes hamata  (L.) on soil properties and growth of maize in the Sudan savannah of Burkina Faso. Agric. Ecosys. Envmnt. 25, 39-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0167-8809(89)90062-5
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (l990). Alleviation of soil constraints to crop growth in the upland Alfisols and associated soil groups of the West African Sudan savannah by tied ridges. Soil Till. Res. 18, 231-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0167-1987(90)90063-J
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Lal, R., and Gichuru, M.P. (1990). Effect of 5 years of no-tillage and mulch on soil properties and tuber yield of cassava on an acid Ultisol in South-eastern Nigeria. Expl. Agric. 26, 235-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S001447970001824X
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Kang, B.T. (1990). Effect of hedgerow species in alley cropping systems on surface soil physical properties of an Oxic Paleustalf in South-western Nigeria. J. Agric. Sci., Camb. 114, 301-07. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859600072695
  • Hulugalle, N.R., De Koning, J., and Matlon, P.J. (l990). Effect of rock bunds and tied ridges on soil water content and soil properties in the Sudan savannah of Burkina Faso. Trop. Agric. (Trin.), 67, 149-53. https://journals.sta.uwi.edu/ta/index.asp?action=abstractPermaLink&articleId=1762
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Palada, M.C. (1990). Effect of seedbed preparation method and mulch on soil physical properties and yield of cowpea in a rice fallow of an inland valley swamp. Soil Till. Res. 17, 101-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0167-1987(90)90009-3
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Ezumah, H.C. (1991). Effects of cassava-based cropping systems on physico-chemical properties of soil and earthworm casts in a tropical Alfisol. Agric. Ecosys. Envnmnt. 35, 55-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0167-8809(91)90076-A
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Maurya, P.R. (1991). Tillage systems for the West African semi-arid tropics. Soil Till. Res. 20, 187-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0167-1987(91)90039-Z
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (1992). Amelioration of a highly degraded tropical Alfisol by planting. I. Changes in soil physical and chemical properties 1989-1991. Land Degrad. Rehabln. 4, 141-52.
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (1992). Contributory factors to soil spatial variability in an Ultisol. I. Burning vegetation residues in heaps during land clearing. Commun. Soil Sci. Pl. Anal.  23, 1859-70.    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00103629209368709
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Ndi, J.N. (1993). Soil properties of termite mounds under different land uses in a Typic Kandiudult of Southern Cameroon. Agric. Ecosys. Envnmnt. 43, 69-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0167-8809(93)90006-B
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Ndi, J.N. (1993). Contributory factors to soil spatial variability in an Ultisol. II. Retention of living trees in situ following land clearing. Commun. Soil Sci. Pl. Anal. 24, 1409-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00103629309368886
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Ndi, J.N. (1993). Effects of no-tillage and alley cropping on soil properties and crop yields in a Typic Kandiudult of Southern Cameroon. Agrofor. Syst. 22, 207-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00705234
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (1994). Long-term effects of land clearing methods, tillage systems and cropping systems on surface soil properties of a tropical Alfisol in SW Nigeria. Soil Use & Mgmnt. 10, 25-30. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1475-2743.1994.tb00453.x
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Ezumah, H.C., and Leyman, T. (1994). Changes in surface soil properties of a no-tilled tropical Alfisol due to intercropping maize, cassava and 'egusi' melon. Field Crops Res. 36, 191-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0378-4290(94)90111-2
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Cooper, J. (1994). Effect of crop rotation and residue management on properties of cracking clay soils under irrigated cotton-based farming systems of New South Wales. Land Degrad. Rehabln. 5, 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.3400050102
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Ndi, J.N. (1994). Changes in soil properties of a newly-cleared Ultisol due to establishment of hedgerow species in alley cropping systems. J. Agric. Sci., Camb., 122, 435-44. https://doi.org/10.1017/S002185960006737X
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (1995). Effects of ant hills on soil physical properties of a Vertisol. Pedobiol., 39, 34-41. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/290693032_Effects_of_ant_hills_on_soil_physical_properties_of_a_Vertisol
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Larsen, D.L., and Hengeller, S. (1996). Effect of broadbeds and dolichos
  • residue management on properties of an irrigated Vertisol. Soil Technol., 8, 275-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/0933-3630(95)00024-0
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (1996). Effects of pelletized sewage sludge on soil properties of a cracking clay from Eastern Australia. Waste Mgmnt. &  Res., 14, 571-80. https://doi.org/10.1177/0734242X9601400605
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Entwistle, P. (1996). Effects of sowing cowpea on properties of an irrigated Vertisol and growth and yield of succeeding cotton. Aust. J. Soil Res., 34, 529-44. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR9960529
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Entwistle, P. (1997). Soil properties, nutrient uptake and crop growth in an irrigated Vertisol after nine years of minimum tillage. Soil Till. Res., 42, 15-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-1987(96)01104-X
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Lobry de Bruyn, L.A., and Entwistle, P. (1997). Residual effects of tillage and crop rotation on soil properties, soil invertebrate numbers and nutrient uptake in an irrigated Vertisol sown to cotton. Appl. Soil Ecol., 7, 11-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0929-1393(97)00027-9
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Entwistle, P.C., Cooper, J., Allen, S.J., and Nehl, D.B. (1998). Effect of long-fallow on soil quality and cotton lint yield in an irrigated, self-mulching, grey Vertosol in the central-west of New South Wales. Aust. J. Soil Res., 36, 621-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/S97111
  • Chan, K.Y., and Hulugalle, N.R. (1999). Changes in some soil properties due to tillage practices in rainfed hardsetting Alfisols and irrigated Vertisols of eastern Australia. Soil Till. Res., 53, 49-57. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-1987(99)00076-8
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Entwistle, P.C., and Mensah, R.K. (1999). Can lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) strips improve soil quality in irrigated cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fields? Appl. Soil Ecol., 12, 81-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0929-1393(98)00154-1
  • Nkem, J.N., Lobry de Bruyn, L.A., Grant, C., and Hulugalle, N.R.  (2000). The impact of ant bioturbation and foraging activities on surrounding soil. Pedobiologia, 44, 609-621. http://dx.doi.org/10.1078/S0031-4056(04)70075-X
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Entwistle, P.C., Cooper, J.L., Scott, F., Nehl, D.B., Allen, S.J. and Finlay, L.A. (1999). Sowing wheat or field pea as rotation crops after irrigated cotton in a grey Vertosol. Aust. J. Soil Res., 37, 867-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR98109
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (2000). Carbon sequestration in irrigated Vertisols under cotton-based farming systems. Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal., 31, 645-654. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00103620009370466
  • Hauser, S., Ndi, J.N. and Hulugalle, N.R. (2000). Performance of a maize/cassava intercrop in tilled and no-till Senna spectabilis alley cropping on an Utisol in southern Cameroon. Agrofor. Syst., 49, 177-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1006394608271
  • Hauser, S., Ndi, J.N. and Hulugalle, N.R. (2000). Yields of maize/cassava intercrops grown with hedgerows of three multipurpose trees on an acid Ultisol of Cameroon. Agrofor. Syst., 49, 111-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1006351025490
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., Finlay, L.A., and Entwistle, P.C. (2001). Physical and chemical properties of soil near cracks in irrigated Vertisols sown with cotton-wheat rotations. Arid Land Res. Mngmnt. 15, 13-22. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1080/153249801300000789
  • Rochester, I.J., Peoples, M.B., Hulugalle, N.R., Gault, R.R., and Constable, G.A. (2001). Using legumes to enhance nitrogen fertility and soil condition in cotton cropping systems. Field Crops Res., 70, 27-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4290(00)00151-9
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Entwistle, P.C., Scott, F. and Kahl, J. (2001). Rotation crops for irrigated cotton in a medium-fine, self-mulching, grey Vertosol. Aust. J. Soil Res., 39, 317-328. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR00035
  • Weaver, T.B., and Hulugalle, N.R. (2001). Evaluating plastic limit in Vertisols with a drop-cone penetrometer. Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal., 32, 1457-1464. http://dx.doi.org/10.1081/CSS-100104205
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Entwistle, P.C., Weaver, T., Scott, F., and Finlay, L.A. (2002). Cotton-based rotation systems in a sodic Vertosol under irrigation: effects on soil quality and profitability. Aust. J. Exp. Agric., 42, 341-349. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/EA00118
  • Surapaneni, A., Olsson, K.A., Burrow, D.P., Beecher, H.G., Ham, G.J., Stevens, R.M., Hulugalle, N.R., McKenzie, D.C., Rengasamy, P. (2002). Knowledge gaps in sodicity research for major agricultural industries. Aust. J. Exp. Agric., 42, 379-387. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/EA02044
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Friend, J.J., and Kelly, R. (2002). Some physical and chemical properties of hardsetting Alfisols can be affected by trickle irrigation. Irrig. Sci., 21, 103-113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00271-001-0054-7
  • Nkem, J.N., Lobry de Bruyn, L.A., Hulugalle, N.R., and Grant, C.D. (2002). Changes in invertebrate populations over the growing cycle of an N-fertilised and unfertilised wheat crop in rotation with cotton in a grey Vertosol. Appl. Soil Ecol., 20, 69-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0929-1393(02)00008-2
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Rohde, K.W., Yule, D.F. (2002). Cropping systems and bed width effects on runoff, erosion and soil properties in a rainfed Vertisol. Land Degrad. Develop. 13, 363-374. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.510
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Finlay, L.A. (2003). EC1:5/exchangeable Na, a sodicity index for cotton farming systems in irrigated and rainfed Vertosols. Aust. J. Soil Res., 41, 761-769. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR02058
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Nehl, D.B., and Weaver, T.B.  (2004). Soil properties, and cotton growth, yield and fibre quality in three cotton-based cropping systems. Soil Till. Res., 75, 131-141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2003.07.003
  • Hulugalle, N. R. (2005). Recovering leached N by sowing wheat after irrigated cotton in a Vertisol. J. Sust. Agric. 27, 39-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J064v27n02_04
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., and  Scott, F. (2005). Continuous cotton and a cotton-wheat rotation effects on soil properties and profitability in an irrigated Vertisol. J. Sust. Agric. 27, 5-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J064v27n03_03
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Weaver, T.B. (2005). Short-term variations in chemical properties of Vertisols as affected by amount, carbon:nitrogen ratio, and nutrient concentration of crop residues. Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 36, 1449-1464. http://dx.doi.org/10.1081/CSS-200058489
  • Weaver, T.B., Hulugalle, N.R., and Ghadiri, H. (2005). Comparing deep drainage estimated with transient and steady state assumptions in irrigated Vertisols. Irrig. Sci., 24, 183-191. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00271-005-0106-5
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., Ghadiri, H., and Hicks, A. (2006). Changes in soil properties of an eastern Australian Vertisol irrigated with treated sewage effluent due to gypsum application. Land Degrad. Develop., 17, 527-540. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.734
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., and Finlay, L.A. (2006). Residual effects of cotton-based crop rotations on soil properties of irrigated Vertosols in central-western and north-western New South Wales. Aust. J. Soil Res., 44, 467-477. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR05141
  • Tennakoon, S.B., and Hulugalle, N.R. (2006). Impact of crop rotation and minimum tillage on water use efficiency of irrigated cotton in a Vertisol. Irrig. Sci., 25, 45-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00271-006-0033-0
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., Finlay, L.A., Hare, J., and Entwistle, P.C. (2007). Soil properties and crop yields in a dryland Vertisol sown with cotton-based crop rotations. Soil Till. Res., 93, 356-369.        http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2006.05.008
  • Hulugalle, N.R., McCorkell, B.E., Weaver, T.B., Finlay, L.A., and Gleeson, J. (2007). Soil properties in furrows of an irrigated Vertisol sown with continuous cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Soil Till. Res., 97, 162-171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2007.09.012
  • Hulugalle, N.R., and Scott, F. (2008). A review of the changes in soil quality and profitability accomplished by sowing rotation crops after cotton in Australian Vertosols from 1970 to 2006. Aust. J. Soil Res., 42, 173-190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR07077
  • Ghosh, S., Hulugalle, N., Lockwood, P.V., King, K., Kristiansen, P., and Daniel, H. (2008). Organic amendments influence nutrient availability and cotton productivity in irrigated Vertosols. Aust. J. Agric. Res., 59, 1068-1074. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AR08141
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Jaya, R., Luther, G.C., Ferizal, M.,  Daud, S., Yatiman, Irhas, Yufniati, Z.A., Feriyanti, F., Tamrin, Han, B. (2009). Physical properties of tsunami-affected soils in Aceh, Indonesia: 2½ years after the tsunami. Catena, 77, 224–231.        http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2009.01.001  
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., Finlay, L.A., Luelf, N.W., and Tan, D.K.Y. (2009). Potential contribution by cotton roots to soil carbon stocks in irrigated Vertosols. Aust. J. Soil Res., 47, 243-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR08180
  • Ghosh, S., Lockwood, P., Hulugalle, Kristiansen, P., and Dodd, K. (2010). Changes in properties of sodic Australian Vertisols with application of organic waste products. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 74, 153-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2008.0282
  • Ghosh, S., Lockwood, P., Daniel, H., King, K., Hulugalle, N., and Kristiansen, P. (2010). Short-term effects of organic amendments on properties of a Vertisol. Waste Mgmnt. Res., 28, 1087-1095. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0734242X09359105
  • Hulugalle, N.R., McCorkell, B.E., Weaver, T.B., and Finlay, L.A. (2010). Managing sodicity and exchangeable K in a dryland Vertisol in Australia with deep tillage, cattle manure and gypsum. Arid Land Res. Mgmnt., 24, 181-195. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15324981003741731
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., and Finlay, L.A. (2010). Carbon inputs by irrigated corn roots to a Vertisol. Plant Root, 4, 18-21. http://doi.org/10.3117/plantroot.4.18
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., and Finlay, L.A. (2010). Soil water storage and drainage under cotton-based cropping systems in a furrow-irrigated Vertisol. Agric. Water Mgmnt., 97, 1703-1710.        http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2010.06.001
  • Ghosh, S., Hulugalle, N., Lockwood, P., Daniel, H., and McCorkell, B.E. (2011). Applying composted cotton gin trash to a Vertisol in south-eastern Queensland, Australia. Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 42, 1855-1861. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2011.587576
  • Ghosh, S., Lockwood, P., Daniel, H., Hulugalle, N., King, K., and Kristiansen, P. (2011). Changes in Vertisol properties as affected by organic amendment application rates. Soil Use & Mgmnt., 27, 195-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-2743.2011.00333.x
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Finlay, L.A., and Weaver, T.B. (2012). An integrated mechanical and chemical method for managing prostrate cover crops on permanent beds. Renew. Agr. Food. Syst., 27, 148-156. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1742170511000226
  • Bajgai, Y., Kristiansen, P., Hulugalle, N., and McHenry, M. (2011). A laboratory study of soil carbon dioxide emissions in a Vertisol and an Alfisol due to incorporating corn residues and simulating tillage. J. Organic Syst. 6, 20-26. http://www.organic-systems.org/journal/Vol_6(3)/abstracts/20-26_Bajgai.html
  • Weaver, T.B., Ghadiri, H., Hulugalle, N.R., and Harden, S. (2012). Organochlorine pesticides in soil under irrigated cotton farming systems in Vertisols of the Namoi Valley, north-western New South Wales, Australia. Chemosphere, 88, 336-343. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.03.008
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., and Finlay, L.A. (2012). Carbon inputs by wheat and vetch roots to an irrigated Vertosol. Soil Res., 50, 177-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR11281
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., Finlay, L.A., and Lonergan, P. (2012). Soil properties, black root-rot incidence, yield and greenhouse gas emissions in irrigated cotton cropping systems sown in a Vertosol with subsoil sodicity. Soil Res. 50, 278-292. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR12088
  • Weaver, T.B., Hulugalle, N.R., Ghadiri, H. (2013). Estimating drainage under cotton with chloride mass balance and an EM38. Comm. Soil Sci. Plant Anal., 44, 1700-1707. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2013.783059
  • Weaver, T.B., Hulugalle, N.R., Ghadiri, H., and Harden, S. (2013). Quality of drainage water under irrigated cotton in Vertisols of the lower Namoi valley, New South Wales, Australia. Irrig. & Drain., 62, 107-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ird.1706 
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., and Finlay, L.A. (2012). Soil water storage, drainage and leaching in four irrigated cotton-based cropping systems sown in a Vertisol with subsoil sodicity. Soil Research, 50, 652-663. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR12199
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., Finlay, L.A., and Heimoana, V. (2013). Soil organic carbon concentrations and storage in irrigated cotton cropping systems sown on permanent beds in a Vertosol with restricted subsoil drainage. Crop & Pasture Sci., 64, 799-805. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/CP12374
  • Bajgai, Y., Kristiansen, P., Hulugalle, N., and McHenry, M. (2015). Comparison of organic  and conventional managements on yields, nutrients and weeds in a corn-cabbage rotation. Renew. Agr. Food. Syst. 30, 132-142. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1742170513000264
  • Hulugalle, N.R. (2013). Maximum ambient temperature can influence carbon storage in Vertosols sown with cotton-based farming systems. Crop & Pasture Sci., 64, 845-855.
  • Bajgai, Y., Hulugalle, N., Kristiansen, P. and McHenry, M. (2013).  Developments in fractionation and measurement of soil organic carbon: A review. Open Journal of Soil Science. 3, 356-360. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojss.2013.38041
  • Bajgai, Y., Kristiansen, P., Hulugalle, N., and McHenry, M. (2014). Changes in soil carbon fractions due to incorporating corn residues in organic and conventional vegetable farming systems. Soil Research, 52, 244-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR13295
  • Bajgai, Y., Kristiansen, P., Hulugalle, N. and McHenry, M. (2014). Effect of residue management and conventional and organic soil management systems on crop yields and weed biomass. Acta Hort. 1018, 227-234. http://dx.doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2014.1018.23 
  • Senapati, N., Hulugalle, N.R., Smith, P., Wilson, B., Yeluripati, J.B., Daniel, H., Ghosh, S., Lockwood, P. (2014) Modelling soil organic carbon storage with RothC in irrigated Vertisols under cotton cropping systems in the sub-tropics. Soil Till. Res., 143, 38-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2014.05.009
  • Bajgai, Y., Hulugalle, N., Kristiansen, P., McHenry, M. and Cowie, A. (2014). Residue incorporation mitigates tillage-induced loss of soil carbon in laboratory microcosms. Soil Use & Mgmnt., 30, 328-336. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12130
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Broughton, K.J., and Tan, D.K.Y. (2015). Fine root production and mortality in irrigated cotton, maize and sorghum sown in Vertisols of northern New South Wales, Australia. Soil Till. Res., 146, 313-332. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2014.10.004
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Broughton, K.J., and Tan, D.K.Y. (2015). Root growth of irrigated summer crops in cotton-based farming systems sown in Vertosols of northern New South Wales. Crop and Pasture Science, 66, 158-167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/CP14184
  • Bajgai, Y., Kristiansen, P., Hulugalle, N., McHenry, M., and McCorkell, B. (2015). Soil organic carbon and microbial biomass carbon under organic and conventional vegetable cropping systems in an Alfisol and a Vertisol. Nutr. Cycl. Agroecosys., 101, 1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10705-014-9656-3
  • Rendon, D., Whitehouse, M.E.A., Hulugalle, N.R., and Taylor, P.W. (2015) Influence of crop management on wolf spider assemblages (Araneae: Lycosidae) in an Australian cotton cropping system. Environ. Entomol., 44, 174-185. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvu025
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  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., Finlay, L.A., and Heimoana, V. (2016). Soil properties and carbon stocks in a grey Vertosol irrigated with treated sewage effluent. Soil Res., 54, 847-856. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SR15199
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., and Finlay, L.A. (2017). Fallow soil evaporation in a grey Vertisol under contrasting wheat stubble management practices in cotton cropping systems. Soil Till. Res., 165, 41-45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2016.07.011
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Weaver, T.B., and, L.A. (2017). Soil structure in permanent beds under irrigated cotton-based cropping systems in a Vertisol. Soil Till. Res., 165, 107-112.        http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2016.08.002
  • Hulugalle, N.R., McCorkell, B., Heimoana, V.F., and Finlay, L.A., (2016). Soil properties under cotton-corn rotations in Australian cotton farms. J. Cotton Sci., 20, 294-298. http://www.cotton.org/journal/2016-20/4/upload/JCS20-294.pdf
  • Nachimuthu, G., and Hulugalle, N.R. (2016). On-farm gains and losses of soil organic carbon in terrestrial hydrological pathways: A review of empirical research. Int. Soil Water Conserv. Res. 4, 245-259. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iswcr.2016.10.001
  • Hulugalle, N.R., Strong, C., McPherson, K. And Nachimuthu, G. (2017). Carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus stoichiometric ratios under cotton cropping systems in Australian Vertisols: a meta-analysis of seven experiments. Nutr. Cycl. Agroecosyst. 107, 357-367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10705-017-9837-y