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Forage & Pasture Science

TRUTER, W.F., BOTHA P.R., DANNHAUSER C.S, MAASDORP B.V., MILES N., SMITH A., SNYMAN H.A., TAINTON N.M. 2015. Southern African pasture and forage science entering the 21st century: past to present. African Journal of Range & Forage Science, 32(2): 73–89

Land Reclamation Science

ABRAHA, A.B., TESFAMARIUM, E.H. AND TRUTER, W.F. 2019. Can a blend of amendments be an important component of a rehabilitation strategy for surface coal mined soils? Sutainability 2019, 11, 4297; doi:10.3390/su11164297.

WEYER, V.D., DE WAAL, A., LECHNER, A.M, UNGER,C.J., O’CONNOR, T.G., BAUMGARTL, T., SCHULZE, R. AND TRUTER, W.F. 2019. Quantifying Rehabilitation Risks for Surface-strip Coal Mines Using a Soil Compaction Bayesian Network in South Africa and Australia: To Demonstrate the R2AIN™ Framework. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. DOI 10.1002/ieam.4128 Volume 15, Number 2 pg. 190 – 208

DABROWSKI, J., VENTER, G., TRUTER, W.F. and SCHOLTZ, C.H. 2019. Dung beetles can tunnel into highly compacted soils from reclaimed mined sites in eMalahleni, South Africa. Applied Soil Ecology 134 pg. 116–119

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NEL, L., TRUTER, W.F., VAN DEVENTER, P. & KELLNER, K. 2013. The emergence and survival of Digitaria eriantha and Chloris gayana seedlings on mine tailings planted with coated and non-coated seed. Proceedings of the 22nd International Grassland Congress, Sydney, Australia. Pg. 1670-1671

VAN DER COLF, J., BOTHA, P.R. MEESKE, R & TRUTER, W.F. 2013. The production potential of kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum) over-sown with ryegrass (Lolium spp.) in a no-till system. Proceedings of the 22nd International Grassland Congress, Sydney, Australia. Pg.476-478

VAN DER COLF, J., BOTHA, P.R., MEESKE, R. & TRUTER, W.F. 2013. Calibration of the rising plate meter for pasture yield determination in kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum) over-sown with ryegrass (Lolium spp.) Proceedings of the 22nd International Grassland Congress, Sydney, Australia. Pg.873-874

Land Reclamation Science

TRUTER, W.F., W.F. and KRUGER, R.A. 2017. Reclaiming degraded South African soils with siliceous coal fly ash. Euro Coal Ash Conference Proceedings, 6 – 8th February 2017, Brno, Czech Republic

TRUTER, W.F., 2017 Introducing agricultural production systems onto rehabilitated surface coal mines. 1st International African Operations Management Conference Proceedings. Muldersdrift, Johannesburg.

TRUTER, W.F., WILKEN, D. MUDALY, L. AND KRUGER, R.A. 2014 Reclaiming the agricultural potential of degraded soils with class F fly ash. International Workshop on the Use of Coal Ash in Agriculture Proceedings, Israel National Coal Ash Board (NCAB). Tel Aviv, Israel, 27-29 May.

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Forage & Pasture Science

TRUTER W.F., DANHAUSER CS, SMITH H, TRYTSMAN G. 2014-2016. Conservation Agriculture Series on Integrated crop and pasture based livestock production systems Part 1 – Part 28. ISSN 1814-1676
TRUTER, W.F. SEHOOLE, O., MURPHY, M., FESSEHAZION, M., JARMAIN, C. DLAMINI, M., EVERSON, C. 2016. Water use and crop parameters of pastures for livestock grazing management. WRC Report 2173/1/16. ISBN 978-4312-0861-6.
TRUTER, W.F. SEHOOLE, O., MURPHY, M., FESSEHAZION, M., ANNANDALE, J.G., JARMAIN, C. DLAMINI, M., EVERSON, C. 2016 Irrigation Guidelines for mixed pastures and lucerne. ISBN 978-1-4312-0839-5
FESSEHAZION M.K., ANNANDALE J.G., EVERSON C.S., ABRAHA A.B., AND TRUTER, W.F. 2012. Irrigation guidelines for annual ryegrass pasture. WRC Report No. TT 521/ 12 MARCH 2012. ISBN 978-1-4312-0260-7
FESSEHAZION, M.K., ABRAHA, A.B. EVERSON, C.S. TRUTER, W.F., ANNANDALE, J.G. AND MOODLEY, M 2012. Water Use and Nitrogen Application for Irrigation Management of Annual Ryegrass and Kikuyu Pasture Production. WRC Report No. TT 521/ 12 ISBN 978-1-4312-0259-1

Forage & Pasture Science

TRUTER, W.F. and KRUGER, R.A. 2017. Reclaiming degraded South African soils with siliceous coal fly ash. Euro Coal Ash Conference, 6 – 8th February, Brno, Czech Republic
TRUTER, W.F., WILKEN, D. MUDALY, L. AND KRUGER, R.A. 2014. Reclaiming the agricultural potential of degraded soils with class F fly ash. International Workshop on the Use of Coal Ash in Agriculture, Israel National Coal Ash Board (NCAB). Tel Aviv, Israel, 27-29 May
TRUTER, W.F., MUDALY, L., WILKEN, D. AND KRUGER, R.A. 2013. The use of class F fly ash in reclaiming the agricultural potential of surface coal mine cover soils. Proc. International. World of Coal Ash. Lexington, Kentucky, USA
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