Neil Turner

Dr, BScAgric Reading, PhD Adel., DScAgric Reading

  • The University of Western Australia (M082), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 10303 Citations
  • 49 h-Index
1969 …2019
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External positions

Visiting Professor, Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University

17 Oct 2017 → …

Visiting Professor, Lanzhou University

1 May 2008 → …


  • Crop–water relations
  • Pulse physiology
  • Drought resistance
  • Salinity tolerance

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Research Output 1969 2019

Roots of Lucerne Seedlings are More Resilient to a Water Deficit than Leaves or Stems

Luo, Y-Z., Liu, H., Yan, G., Li, G. & Turner, N. C., 7 Mar 2019, In : Agronomy. 9, 3, 11 p., 123.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Benefits and limitations to straw- and plastic-film mulch on maize yield and water use efficiency: A meta-analysis across hydrothermal gradients

Yu, Y-Y., Turner, N. C., Gong, Y-H., Li, F-M., Fang, C., Ge, L-J. & Ye, J-S., 1 Sep 2018, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 99, p. 138-147 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plastic film
water use efficiency
drought resistance
root system
drought tolerance
root systems
3 Citations (Scopus)

Imposing and maintaining soil water deficits in drought studies in pots

Turner, N. C., 29 Nov 2018, In : Plant and Soil. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

soil water deficit
soil water
deficit irrigation
5 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of plastic-film mulch on the grain yield and root biomass of maize vary with cultivar in a cold semiarid environment

Wang, L., Li, X. G., Guan, Z. H., Jia, B., Turner, N. C. & Li, F. M., 1 Feb 2018, In : Field Crops Research. 216, p. 89-99 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plastic film
grain yield

Projects 2004 2015