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Researcher: Borralho, NMG (Dr Nuno Borralho)

Fields of Research

Tree improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Plant physiology
Forestry sciences
Plant biology
Medical biotechnology
Gene mapping

Research Objectives

Other plant production and plant primary products
Hardwood plantations
Native forests
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Softwood plantations

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A 'rolling front' strategy for breeding trees; Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry
A simple model to describe age trends in heritability in short rotation tree species; Tree improvement for sustainable Tropical Forestry
A simple model to examine the impact of changes in wood traits on the costs of thermomechanical pulping and high-brightness newsprint production with radiata pine; Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Accounting for dominance and inbreeding in genetic evaluations using individual tree mixed models; Tree improvement for sustainable Tropical Forestry
Accounting for native stand characteristics in genetic evaluations of open pollinated progeny from a Eucalyptus globulus base population; New Forests
Assumptions underlying the use of economic weights - are they valid in breeding for eucalypt kraft pulp ?; Forest Genetics
Breeding objective for plantation eucalypts grown for production of kraft pulp; Forest Science
Comparison of rolling front and discrete generation breeding strategies for trees; Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Estimates of genetic parameters and prediction of breeding values for growth in Eucalyptus globulus combining clonal and full-sib progeny information; Silvae genetica
Eucalypt plantations, improving fibre yield and quality; CRC for Temperate Hardwood Forestry
Genetic analysis of survival in Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus; Silvae Genetica
Genetic control and repeatability of near infrared reflectance from Eucalyptus nitens woodmeal; Appita Journal
Genetic Control of Growth Traits of Eucalyptus urophylla S. T. BLAKE in South East China; Silvae Genetica
Genetic control of wood density and bark thickness and their relationships with growth traits of Eucalyptus urophylla in South East China; Silvae Genetica
Genetic limitations in the exploitation of base populations of Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus; CRCTHF-IUFRO
Genetic variation for growth and wood density in Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus in Tasmania (Australia); Silvae Genetica
Genetic variation in frost resistance of Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus assessed by artificial freezing in winter; Australian Journal of Botany
Genetic variation in North Forest Products' Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus base population trials
Genetic variation of in vitro rooting ability with time in Eucalyptus globulus; Silvae Genetica
Identification of races in Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus based on growth traits in Tasmania and geographic distribution; Silvae Genetica
Identifying tree clones; South African Forestry Journal
Impact of survival as a selection trait on the productivity of short rotation tree crops.; Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry
Implementation of a multivariate BLUP model for genetic evaluation of Eucalyptus globulus in Australia; CRCTHF-IUFRO
Importance of survival in short-rotation tree breeding programs; Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Multivariate restricted maximum likelihood estimation of genetic parameters for diameter at 3 to 5 years in the Eucalyptus globulus base population in Australia; CRCTHF-IUFRO
Selection from base populations of Eucalyptus: A case study; CTIA/WFGA
The genetic control of survival in Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus; CRCTHF-IUFRO
The influence of basic density and pulp-yield on the cost of eucalypt kraft pulping: a theoretical model for tree breeding; 50th Appita Annual General Conference & 1996 Pan Pacific Conference
Use of a Pilodyn for the indirect selection of basic density in Eucalyptus nitens; Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Using molecular markers to account for inbreeding in mixed models; SRIEG Meeting - Novel Applications for Molecular Markers in Forest Trees

Research Projects

Selection procedures in tree breeding to maximise profitability in Australian forestry and pulp industry production systems; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision