Ken Flower

Associate Professor, BSc(Agric) Natal, MSc DIC PhD Lond.

  • The University of Western Australia (M084), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 406 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20092020
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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 406 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 34 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference paper
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

An automated plot heater for field frost research in cereals

Stutsel, B. M., Callow, J. N., Flower, K., Biddulph, T. B., Cohen, B. & Leske, B., 19 Feb 2019, In : Agronomy. 9, 2, 96.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
heaters
frost
frost injury
experimental design
plant damage

Frost damage assessment in wheat using spectral mixture analysis

Fitzgerald, G. J., Perry, E. M., Flower, K. C., Nikolaus Callow, J., Boruff, B., Delahunty, A., Wallace, A. & Nuttall, J., 1 Nov 2019, In : Remote Sensing. 11, 21, 2476.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
frost
wheat
damage
canopy
damage assessment
4 Citations (Scopus)

Herbicide Resistance Management: Recent Developments and Trends

Beckie, H. J., Ashworth, M. B. & Flower, K. C., 1 Jun 2019, In : Plants. 8, 6, 161.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
resistance management
herbicide resistance
weed
herbicide
weeds

Progression of plant-parasitic nematodes and foliar and root diseases under no-tillage with different crop rotations

Flower, K. C., Hüberli, D., Collins, S. J., Thomas, G., Ward, P. R. & Cordingley, N., 1 Aug 2019, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 191, p. 18-28 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasitic plant
root diseases
foliar diseases
zero tillage
crop rotation
pyroxasulfone
Lolium
spray coverage
herbicides
wheat
3 Citations (Scopus)

Rainfall affects leaching of pre-emergent herbicide from wheat residue into the soil

Khalil, Y., Flower, K., Siddique, K. H. M. & Ward, P., 1 Feb 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 2, e0210219.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Herbicides
Leaching
Triticum
Rain
leaching
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

A bioassay for prosulfocarb, pyroxasulfone and trifluralin detection and quantification in soil and crop residues

Khalil, Y., Siddique, K. H. M., Ward, P., Piggin, C., Bong, S. H., Nambiar, S., Trengove, R. & Flower, K., 2018, In : Crop & Pasture Science. 69, 6, p. 606-616 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pyroxasulfone
trifluralin
crop residues
bioassays
herbicides
2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing regional farming system diversity using a mixed methods typology: the value of comparative agriculture tested in broadacre Australia

Lacoste, M., Lawes, R., Ducourtieux, O. & Flower, K., 1 Mar 2018, In : Geoforum. 90, p. 183-205 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

typology
farm
agriculture
Values
Group
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of crop residues on interception and activity of prosulfocarb, pyroxasulfone, and trifluralin

Khalil, Y., Flower, K., Siddique, K. H. M. & Ward, P., 6 Dec 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 12, 19 p., e0208274.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
pyroxasulfone
Trifluralin
trifluralin
Herbicides
crop residues
2017

Cropping system intensification: vegetable pea can replace fallow between rainfed monsoon rice and irrigated spring rice

MALIK, A. I., NASIM, M., FLOWER, K., HOSSAIN, M. A., RAHMAN, M. S., ANWAR, B., Ali, M. O., RAHMAN, M. M. & ERSKINE, W., 1 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Agricultural Science. 155, 8, p. 1287-1298 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peas
Vegetables
fallow
cropping systems
peas

Methods to study agricultural systems

Lacoste, M., Lawes, R. A., Ducourtieux, O. & Flower, K., 2017, Sustainable Agriculture Reviews. Lichtfouse, E. (ed.). Springer, p. 115-148 (Sustainable Agriculture Reviews; vol. 25).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

methodology
agricultural outlook and situation
terminology
qualitative analysis
geography
8 Citations (Scopus)

Rainfall, rotations and residue level affect no-tillage wheat yield and gross margin in a Mediterranean-type environment

Flower, K. C., Ward, P. R., Cordingley, N., Micin, S. F. & Craig, N., 1 Jul 2017, In : Field Crops Research. 208, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

zero tillage
Mediterranean climate
no-tillage
wheat
rain
22 Citations (Scopus)

Soil aggregation and associated microbial communities modify the impact of agricultural management on carbon content

Trivedi, P., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Jeffries, T. C., Trivedi, C., Anderson, I. C., Lai, K., McNee, M., Flower, K., Singh, B. P., Minkey, D. & Singh, B. K., Aug 2017, In : Environmental Microbiology. 19, 8, p. 3070-3086 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative agriculture methods capture distinct production practices across a broadacre Australian landscape

Lacoste, M., Lawes, R., Ducourtieux, O. & Flower, K., 2016, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 233, p. 381-395

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
capture method
farm
agriculture
farms
farming systems
18 Citations (Scopus)
Raphanus raphanistrum
Raphanus
radishes
flowering
Seeds
4 Citations (Scopus)

Light grazing of crop residues by sheep in a Mediterranean-type environment has little impact on following no-tillage crops

Allan, C. J., Jones, B., Falkiner, S., Nicholson, C., Hyde, S., Mauchline, S., Ferrier, D. A., Ward, P., Siddique, K. H. M. & Flower, K. C., 2016, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 77, p. 70-80 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crop residue
zero tillage
Mediterranean climate
crop residues
sheep
11 Citations (Scopus)
Herbicide Resistance
Raphanus raphanistrum
Raphanus
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
recurrent selection
6 Citations (Scopus)

Spatially-Optimized Sequential Sampling Plan for Cabbage Aphids Brevicoryne brassicae L. (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Canola Fields

Severtson, D., Flower, K. & Nansen, C., 2016, In : Journal of Economic Entomology. 109, 4, p. 1929-1935

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brevicoryne brassicae
Aphids
Hemiptera
canola
Brassica
13 Citations (Scopus)

Unmanned aerial vehicle canopy reflectance data detects potassium deficiency and green peach aphid susceptibility in canola

Severtson, D., Callow, N., Flower, K., Neuhaus, A., Olejnik, M. & Nansen, C., 2016, In : Precision Agriculture. 17, 6, p. 659-677

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Potassium Deficiency
Aphids
Hemiptera
Aphididae
canola
2015
10 Citations (Scopus)
Agriculture
Conservation
Soils
Water
Rain
9 Citations (Scopus)

Film antitranspirants increase yield in drought stressed wheat plants by maintaining high grain number

Abdullah, A. S., Aziz, M. M., Siddique, K. & Flower, K., 2015, In : Agricultural Water Management. 159, p. 11-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

antitranspirants
wheat
drought
drought stress
transpiration
Raphanus raphanistrum
Lolium rigidum
canola
glyphosate
planting
5 Citations (Scopus)

Increased susceptibility to aphids of flowering wheat plants exposed to low temperatures

Lacoste, C., Nansen, C., Thompson, S., Moir-Barnetson, L., Mian, A., Mcnee, M. & Flower, K., 2015, In : Environmental Entomology. 44, 3, p. 610-618

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphididae
flowering
Hemiptera
wheat
temperature
6 Citations (Scopus)

Nonrandom distribution of cabbage aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in dryland canola (Brassicales: Brassicaceae)

Severtson, D., Flower, K. & Nansen, C., 2015, In : Environmental Entomology. 44, 3, p. 767-779

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brassicales
canola
Aphididae
Brassicaceae
arid lands
15 Citations (Scopus)
moldboard plows
plowing
no-tillage
weeds
weed control
8 Citations (Scopus)

Relay sowing of lentil (Lens culinaris subsp. culinaris) to intensify rice-based cropping

Malik, A. I., Ali, M. O., Zaman, M. S., Flower, K., Rahman, M. M. & Erskine, W., 2015, In : The Journal of Agricultural Science. N/A, p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
12 Citations (Scopus)
glyphosate
Raphanus raphanistrum
Raphanus
radishes
Population
7 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid emission of nitrous oxide from fallow over summer following wetting in a Mediterranean-type environment

Manalil, S., Riethmuller, G. P. & Flower, K., 2014, In : Soil and Tillage Research. 143, p. 130-136

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetting
Oxides
Fluxes
Soils
Rain
5 Citations (Scopus)
Soil conservation
Water conservation
Crops
Drought
Oxides
2012

Modelling the effects of ecology, management and genetics on the evolution of herbicide resistance with PERTH

Renton, M., Flower, K., Busi, R., Thornby, D., Airey, M., Manalil, S., Diggle, A. & Powles, S., 2012, Proceedings of 18th Australasian Weeds Conference, Developing Solutions to Evolving Weed Problems. Australia: Weed Society of Victoria Inc., Vol. 2012. p. 275 - 278

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

35 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen, weed management and economics with cover crops in conservation agriculture in a Mediterranean climate

Flower, K., Cordingley, N., Ward, P. & Weeks, C., 2012, In : Field Crops Research. 132, p. 63–75

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Soil water balance with cover crops and conservation agriculture in a Mediterranean climate

Ward, P., Flower, K., Cordingley, N., Weeks, C. & Micin, S. F., 2012, In : Field Crops Research. 132, p. 33-39

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Yield and soil improvement in rainfed crop production

Anderson, W., Flower, K. & Siddique, K., 2012, In : INDIAN JOURNAL OF AGRONOMY. 57, 3, p. 209 - 216

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
111 Citations (Scopus)

Crop yield and weed management in rainfed conservation agriculture

Farooq, M., Flower, K., Jabran, K., Wahid, A. & Siddique, K., 2011, In : Soil & Tillage Research. 117, p. 172-183

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)