Dr Joshua Philp
Grant-Funded Researcher (B)
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Joshua Philp is currently allocated to ACIAR project "Management practices for profitable crop livestock systems for Cambodia and Lao PDR" as a researcher. His role is to implement and monitor the sustainable integration of improved forages into smallholder livestock farming systems.
Joshua's previous research has examined the management of forages for feeding sheep in resource-constrained farming systems of northwest China.
Date Position Institution name 2020 - ongoing Research Fellow The University of Adelaide School of Agriculture, Food and Wine 2016 - 2020 Research Associate The University of Adelaide School of Agriculture, Food and Wine 2014 - 2016 Casual Academic, various roles (conducting supervisor; tutor, examiner, lecturer) Western Sydney University School of Science and Health 2014 - 2016 Tutor- Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme Western Sydney University Badanami Centre for Indigenous Education 2010 - 2011 Australian Youth Ambassador For Development (Rural Development Officer) Scope Global
Language Competency Chinese (Mandarin) Can speak and understand spoken English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2012 - 2018 Western Sydney University Australia Doctor of Philosophy (Science) 2010 - 2011 University of Western Sydney Australia Bachelor of Science (Honours) 2007 - 2009 University of Western Sydney Australia Bachelor of Animal Science
Date Title Institution name Country 2019 Conference Scholar The Crawford Fund Australia
Year Citation 2023 Thephavanh, M., Philp, J., Nuberg, I., & Denton, M. (2023). Exploring demographic influences on perceptions of agricultural entrepreneurship as a career choice among Lao youth. Development in Practice. 2022 Li, H., Toh, R., Wei, Y., Wang, Y., Hu, J., An, S., . . . Denton, M. D. (2022). Microbiomes across root compartments are shaped by inoculation with a fungal biological control agent. Applied Soil Ecology, 170, 104230.
DOI Scopus2 WoS2
2022 An, S., Wei, Y., Li, H., Zhao, Z., Hu, J., Philp, J., . . . Denton, M. D. (2022). Long-Term Monocultures of American Ginseng Change the Rhizosphere Microbiome by Reducing Phenolic Acids in Soil. Agriculture (Switzerland), 12(5), 17 pages.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2022 Liu, M., Philp, J., Wang, Y., Hu, J., Wei, Y., Li, J., . . . Yang, H. (2022). Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria Burkholderia vietnamiensis B418 inhibits root-knot nematode on watermelon by modifying the rhizosphere microbial community.. Scientific reports, 12(1), 13 pages.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2022 Sui, L., Li, J., Philp, J., Yang, K., Wei, Y., Li, H., . . . Wang, Y. (2022). Trichoderma atroviride seed dressing influenced the fungal community and pathogenic fungi in the wheat rhizosphere.. Scientific reports, 12(1), 12 pages.
2022 Bell, R. W., Seng, V., Vance, W. H., Philp, J. N. M., Hin, S., Touch, V., & Denton, M. D. (2022). Managing Sands of the Lower Mekong Basin to Limit Land Degradation: A Review of Properties and Limitations for Crop and Forage Production. Soil Systems, 6(3), 58.
2022 Thephavanh, M., Philp, J. N. M., Nuberg, I., Denton, M., & Alexander, K. (2022). Narrative Insights Reveal the Motivations of Young Agricultural Entrepreneurs in Laos. Sustainability (Switzerland), 14(20), 16 pages.
2021 Huot, C., Philp, J. N. M., Zhou, Y., & Denton, M. D. (2021). Genotypic and seasonal variation in root depth development during establishment of C4 perennial grass ecotypes. Crop and Pasture Science, 72(11), 913-925.
2021 Huy, S., Khieu, B., Chhay, T., Philp, J. N. M., Le, N. D., & Tran, H. T. T. (2021). Response in digestibility, growth performance, and carcass quality of local Kandol pigs to incremental levels of fermented banana stems. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 53(1), 1-6.
2021 Philp, J. N. M., Cornish, P. S., Te, K. S. H., Bell, R. W., Vance, W., Lim, V., . . . Denton, M. D. (2021). Insufficient potassium and sulfur supply threaten the productivity of perennial forage grasses in smallholder farms on tropical sandy soils. Plant and Soil, 461(1-2), 617-630.
DOI Scopus7 WoS7
2021 Xu, T., Ai, Z., Jia, Y., Li, S., Philp, J., & Ma, F. (2021). Symbiotic nitrogen fixation contributes to divergent patterns of foliar and soil nitrogen isotopic composition in an alpine legume shrub species. Biogeochemistry, 153(1), 17-31.
2020 Monjardino, M., Philp, J., Kuehne, G., Phimphachanhvongsod, V., Sihathep, V., & Denton, M. D. (2020). Quantifying the value of adopting a post-rice legume crop to intensify mixed smallholder farms in Southeast Asia. Agricultural Systems, 177, 12 pages.
DOI Scopus8 WoS7
2020 Huot, C., Zhou, Y., Philp, J., & Denton, M. D. (2020). Root depth development in tropical perennial forage grasses is related to root angle, root diameter and leaf area. Plant and Soil, 456(1-2), 145-158.
DOI Scopus9 WoS9
2020 Li, J., Philp, J., Li, J., Wei, Y., Li, H., Yang, K., . . . Wang, Y. (2020). Trichoderma harzianum inoculation reduces the incidence of clubroot disease in Chinese cabbage by regulating the rhizosphere microbial community. Microorganisms, 8(9), 1325-1-1325-17.
DOI Scopus13 WoS15 Europe PMC8
2019 Philp, J., Vance, W., Bell, R., Chhay, T., Boyd, D., Phimphachanhvongsod, V., & Denton, M. D. (2019). Forage options to sustainably intensify smallholder farming systems on tropical sandy soils. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 39(3), 1-19.
DOI Scopus19 WoS15
2017 Philp, J., Komarek, A. M., Pain, S. J., & Bellotti, W. (2017). Variation in feed utilisation by sheep undergoing compensatory growth following underfeeding with and without additional dietary nitrogen in western China. Animal Production Science, 57(1), 96-101.
2016 Philp, J., Komarek, A., Pain, S., Li, X., & Bellotti, W. (2016). Improving the use of available feed resources to overcome sheep feeding deficits in western China. Animal Production Science, 56(9), 1545-1550.
2016 Li, X., Philp, J., Cremades, R., Roberts, A., He, L., Li, L., & Yu, Q. (2016). Agricultural vulnerability over the Chinese Loess Plateau in response to climate change: exposure, sensitivity, and adaptive capacity. Ambio, 45(3), 350-360.
DOI Scopus28 Europe PMC2
2015 Robertson, M., Shen, Y., Philp, J., Hou, F., Yang, D., Yang, Z., . . . Bellotti, B. (2015). Optimal harvest timing vs. harvesting for animal forage supply: Impacts on production and quality of lucerne on the Loess Plateau, China. Grass and Forage Science, 70(2), 296-307.
2013 Yang, Q., Wang, X., Shen, Y., & Philp, J. (2013). Functional diversity of soil microbial communities in response to tillage and crop residue retention in an eroded Loess soil. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 59(3), 311-321.
- Thephavanh, M., Philp, J. N. M., Nuberg, I., Denton, M., & Larson, S. (n.d.). Perceptions of the Institutional and Support Environment amongst Young Agricultural Entrepreneurs in Laos. Sustainability, 15(5), 4219.
|Title||Source||Scheme||Investigators||Start date||End date||Awarded Amount|
|Promoting best-practice feedbase management to deliver improved drought resilience in low to medium rainfall regions through on-farm demonstrations and case studies||Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment||Future Drought Fund: Drought Resilient Soils and Landscapes||Denton M, Philp J, Lee S, Peck D, Humphries A, Cavagnaro T, Pitchford W, Koopman D||01/04/2022||30/06/2024||$809,068|
|Facilitating adoption of agricultural system changes in Cambodia||Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research||Grant||Philp J, Denton M||1/12/2018||31/12/2019||$35,000|
|Gaming as a Socioeconomic Research Tool for Lao Agricultural Scientists||The Crawford Fund||Training Course / Workshop||Philp J||14/05/2018||1/06/2018||$12,000|
|Management Practices for Profitable Crop-Livestock Systems in Cambodia and Lao PDR||Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research||Grant||Denton M, Philp J, Bell R, Vance W, Boyd D, Phengsavanh P, Hin S, Seng M, Chhay T||2016||2024||$1,142,140
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 Co-Supervisor Engagement of youth in agricultural entrepreneurship in Laos Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Manithaythip Thephavanh
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2017 - 2022 Co-Supervisor The Adaptation of Tropical Perennial Grasses to Abiotic Constraints in Sandy Soils Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Chanthy Huot
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