Journal article

Beef and coal are key drivers of Australia's high nitrogen footprint

Xia Liang, Allison M Leach, James N Galloway, Baojing Gu, Shu Kee Lam, Deli Chen

Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Justin Kitzes for the environmentally extended input-output analysis and Drs N. Andy Cole, Julian Hill, Stephen Wiedemann, Des Rinehart for their advice on NUE of Australia's livestock. We thank Drs Robert Norton, John Angus and Richard Eckard for comments of crop and pasture NUE. We thank Drs Murray Unkovich and DF Herridge for their suggestion of Australia's N fixation. Authors also acknowledge the International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) for bringing attention to the N-Print project as an official activity, the University of Melbourne for the research Scholarship, the Meat and Livestock Australia, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, The Australian Research Council (DE170100423), Australia-China Joint Research Centre - Healthy soils for sustainable food production and environmental quality for financial support.