Robert Quirk

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The potential to reduce emissions from agriculture and increase the amount of carbon captured in soils is currently being examined by researchers in a number of countries. This paper describes a process of carbon capture and long-term storage using silica phytoliths and, provides the results of a study of this process on newly planted and ratooned sugarcane(More)
This paper describes trials of a constructed freshwater wetland to treat highly acidic drainage from acid Sulfate soil in a sugarcane farm. A constructed freshwater wetland was used to treat acidic discharge from drained acid sulfate soils on a sugar cane farm in the Tweed River flood plain, northern New South Wales (NSW). The bunded 1.44 ha wetland was(More)
The sugarcane industry in many parts of the world produces food and energy (stationary and fuel). The industry is well positioned to offer greenhouse gas abatement and climate change mitigation. The thermal conversion, via a slow pyrolysis process, of cane residues such as green harvest trash and bagasse can produce thermal or electrical energy as well as(More)
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