Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

John Dando

John Dando
Position: Lab & Field Technician / Lab Manager
Team: Soils & Landscapes
Location: Palmerston North
Private Bag 11052
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Massey
    BHort (Hons)
    1993
  • Rnzih
    Nat Cert Horticulture
    1992
  • Massey
    DipHort
    1989

Publications

Publications

  • Davis M, Coker G, Watt M, Graham D, Pearce S, Dando J 2012. Nitrogen leaching after fertilising young Pinus radiata plantations in New Zealand. Forest Ecology and Management 280: 20-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2012.06.009 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Watt MS, Kiyvyra AL, Clinton PW, Coker G, Parfitt RL, Simcock R, Dando J, Davis MR, Schoenholtz SH 2008. Modelling water balance in fertilised and unfertilised Cupressus lusitanica and Pinus radiata grown across an environmental gradient. Forest ecology and management 255(3-4): 1104-1112. (Journal Article, 2008)
  • Watt MS, Davis MR, Clinton PW, Coker G, Ross C, Dando J, Parfitt RL, Simcock R 2008. Identification of key soil indicators influencing plantation productivity and sustainability across a national trial series in New Zealand. Forest Ecology and Management 256(1-2): 180-190. (Journal Article, 2008)
  • Watt MS, D'Ath R, Leckie AC, Clinton PW, Coker G, Davis MR, Simcock R, Parfitt RL, Dando J, Mason EG 2008. Modelling the influence of stand structural, edaphic and climatic influences on juvenile Pinus radiata fibre length. Forest ecology and management 254(2): 166-177. (Journal Article, 2008)
  • Watt MS, Clinton PW, Coker G, Davis MR, Simcock R, Parfitt RL, Dando J 2008. Modelling the influence of environment and stand characteristics on basic density and modulus of elasticity for young Pinus radiata and Cupressus lusitanica. Forest ecology and management 255(3-4): 1023-1033. (Journal Article, 2008)
  • Tate KR, Ross DJ, Saggar S, Hedley CB, Dando J, Singh BK, Lambie SM 2007. Methane uptake in soils from Pinus radiata plantations, a reverting shrubland and adjacent pastures: effects of land-use change, and soil texture, water and mineral nitrogen. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 39(7): 1437-1449. (Journal Article, 2007)
  • Watt MS, Moore JR, Facon JP, Downes GM, Clinton PW, Coker G, Davis MR, Simcock R, Parfitt RL, Dando J, Mason EG, Bown HE 2006. Modelling environmental variation in Young's modulus for Pinus radiata and implications for determination of critical buckling height. Annals of botany 98(4): 765-775. (Journal Article, 2006)

Skills

Skills

  • Soil analysis for physical properties
  • Soil physics