Dr John Hornbuckle



Associate Professor (Research)


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


Centre Regional & Rural Future


Griffith, NSW


+61 2 696 96903


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Assessment of in-season cotton nitrogen status and lint yield prediction from unmanned aerial system imagery

C Ballester Lurbe, J Hornbuckle, J Brinkhoff, J Smith, W Quayle

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 1-18, Remote sensing, Basel, Switzerland, C1


Multisensor capacitance probes for simultaneously monitoring rice field soil-water- crop-ambient conditions

J Brinkhoff, J Hornbuckle, T Dowling

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 1-14, Sensors, Basel, Switzerland, C1


Preformed and sprayable polymeric mulch film to improve agricultural water use efficiency

R Adhikari, K Bristow, P Casey, G Freischmidt, J Hornbuckle, B Adhikari

(2016), Vol. 169, pp. 1-13, Agricultural water management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


A method for comprehensively assessing economic trade-offs of new irrigation developments

C Petheram, J Hughes, L McKellar, S Kim, L Holz, P Poulton, M Kehoe, S Podger, G Podger, D McJannet, J Hornbuckle

(2016), Vol. 30, pp. 4617-4634, Water resources management, Berlin, Germany, C1


Murrumbidgee irrigation operation and planning system (MIOPS)

L Williams, C Smith, J Ayats, X Valls, J Hornbuckle

(2015), pp. 339-346, HWRS 2015 : The art and science of water : Proceedings of the 36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Hobart, Tas., E1-1


IrriSAT - weather based scheduling and benchmarking technology

J Hornbuckle, J Montgomery, I hume, J vleeshouwer

(2015), ASA 2015: Proceedings of the 17th Australian Agronomy Conference: "Building Productive, Diverse and Sustainable Landscapes", Hobart, Tasmania, E1-1


A cotton irrigator's decision support system and benchmarking tool using national, regional and local data

J Vleeshouwer, N Car, J Hornbuckle

(2015), Vol. 448, pp. 187-195, ISESS 2015 : Proceedings of the 11th IFIP WG5.11 International Symposium, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Maximising on-farm irrigation profitability - southern connected systems

Dr Wendy Quayle, Dr John Hornbuckle, A/Prof Lloyd Chua

CRDC Grant - Research - Cotton Research and Development Corporation

  • 2018: $160,000
  • 2017: $410,000
  • 2016: $180,000

Developing and testing tools for measuring and managing variability in rice

Dr John Hornbuckle

RIRDC Grant - Research - Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

  • 2016: $100,000
  • 2015: $236,509

Improving water and nutrient management to enable double cropping in the rice lowlands of Lao and Cambodia

Dr John Hornbuckle, Dr Wendy Quayle

ACIAR Grant - Research - Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

  • 2017: $190,751
  • 2016: $542,261

CRDC DAN 1505 Benchmarking water use efficiency and crop productivity in the Australian Cotton Industry

Dr John Hornbuckle

CRDC Grant - Research - Cotton Research and Development Corporation

  • 2017: $164,338
  • 2016: $25,203

Changes in Rice Water Use - Scoping study

Dr John Hornbuckle

RIRDC Grant - Research - Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

  • 2016: $30,000

Other Public Sector Funding

Improved Irrigation Water Management to increase rice productivity in Cambodia

Dr John Hornbuckle

  • 2015: $21,709

Peer review for satellite based estimation methods for crop water requirement & Rootzone drainage

Dr John Hornbuckle

  • 2017: $4,000

Industry and Other Funding

Soils Under an Irrigated Environment

Dr John Hornbuckle

  • 2017: $36,683
  • 2016: $73,366
  • 2015: $77,159

Goanna telemetry Industry funded PhD Research Scholarship

Dr John Hornbuckle

  • 2018: $33,333
  • 2017: $33,333
  • 2016: $33,333

Scoping study on aquatic weed management in channels of Murrumbidgee Irrigation

Dr John Hornbuckle, Dr Wendy Quayle

  • 2017: $25,000

Provision of Internet of Things (IoT) enabled Redox and Soil moisture monitoring network

Dr James Brinkhoff, Dr John Hornbuckle

  • 2017: $11,000


No completed student supervisions to report