Charles Sturt University
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

Dr Ketema Zeleke

Dr Ketema Zeleke

BSc (Arbaminch – Ethiopia), MSc (Leuven – Belgium), PhD (Bloemfontein – South Africa)

Since his graduation from Arbaminch Water Technology Institute, he has been working at Haramaya University (Ethiopia) from graduate assistant level to associate professor level. Before joining Charles Sturt University in January 2009, he has been Alexander von Humboldt Foundation research fellow at Technical University of Freiberg, Germany. Dr. Zeleke has done research in hydrology, soil physics, fallow water conservation, water productivity of canola, wheat, faba bean and olive – field studies and modeling. He authored and co-authored more than 45 research articles in peer-reviewed international journals.

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Research

  • Agronomic management and water productivity modeling of winter and summer crops
  • Agronomic adaptation to climate change impacts

Teaching

  • Irrigation
  • Soil management
  • Agricultural system modelling

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Read more at CSU Research Outputs (CRO)

  • Zeleke, KT (2018) Effect of summer fallow management on crop yield: Field experiment and simulation analysis. Agricultural Water Management. 203:405-410-210.
  • Zeleke KT, Nendel C (2016) Analysis of options for increasing wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) yield in south-eastern Australia: The role of irrigation, cultivar choice and time of sowing. Agricultural Water Management. 166:139-148.
  • Zeleke, KT, Luckett DJ, Cowley RB (2014) The influence of soil water conditions on canola yields and production in Southern Australia. Agricultural Water Management 144: 20-32.
  • Zeleke K, Mailer R, Eberbach P, Wunsche J (2012) Oil content and fruit quality of nine olive (Olea europaea L.) varieties affected by irrigation and harvest times. New Zeeland Journal of Crop and Horticultural Sciences. 40(4):241-252.

Complete list available at: https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=iGjvVTMAAAAJ&hl=en

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