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Researcher: Mendham, NJ (Dr Neville Mendham)

Fields of Research

Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Agronomy
Crop and pasture biochemistry and physiology
Horticultural crop growth and development
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Plant physiology
Crop and pasture production
Forestry management and environment
Crop and pasture post harvest technologies (incl. transportation and storage)
Horticultural crop improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Soil sciences
Horticultural production
Land capability and soil productivity
Fertilisers (incl. application)
Agricultural hydrology
Environmental education and extension
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Computational logic and formal languages
Plant biology
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Sociology and social studies of science and technology
Marketing
Molecular evolution
Tree improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Gene mapping
Farm management, rural management and agribusiness
Soil chemistry and soil carbon sequestration (excl. carbon sequestration science)

Research Objectives

Barley
Field grown vegetable crops
Other plant production and plant primary products
Grain legumes
Other animal production and animal primary products
Linseed
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Wheat
Hardwood plantations
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Fresh, ground and surface water systems and management
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Oats
Other education and training
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Other environmental management
Softwood plantations
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Non-cereal crops (non-cereal crops for hay/silage/green feed)

Career Best Publications

CANOLA/Agronomy; Encyclopaedia of Grain Science
Cultivar, sowing date and plant density studies of fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in Tasmania; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Development of a hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) simulation model 4. Model description and validation; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Growth and physiological responses of six barley genotypes to waterlogging and subsequent recovery; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
The impact of timing and duration of grass control on growth of a young Eucalyptus globulus Labill. plantation; New Forests

Research Publications

A Reliable Screening System for Aluminium Tolerance in Barley Cultivars; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Agronomic and economic potential of grain legumes in Tasmania; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
Agronomic and gross margin analysis of an insect pest suppressive broccoli cropping system; Agricultural Systems
Agronomic studies in flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) in south-eastern Australia; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Aluminium tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.): physiological mechanisms, genetics and screening methods; Journal of Zhejiang University Science B
Amelioration of detrimental effects of waterlogging by foliar nutrient sprays in barley; Functional Plant Biology
Assessment of Brassica Seed Damage Comparisons Between Harvesters and Harvester Settings
Breeding more productive grain crops - could selecting the right rooting traits help?; 11th Australian Agronomy Conference
Canola Hybrid Seed Production with Apetalous Lines; Proceedings of the 10th International Rapeseed Congress
CANOLA/Agronomy; Encyclopaedia of Grain Science
Cereal Growing
Coal Valley Landcare
Combining ability of barley flour pasting properties; Journal of Cereal Science
Combining Ability of Salinity Tolerance on the Basis of NaC1-Induced K+ Flux from Roots of Barley; Crop Science
Comparison of growth and physiological responses to waterlogging and subsequent recovery in six barley genotypes; Proceedings 11th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Comparison of root staining and root elongation in predicting aluminium tolerance using SSR markers in barley; 4th International Crop Science Congress
Construction of a high-density composite map and comparative mapping of segregation distortion regions in barley; Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Cultivar, sowing date and plant density studies of fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) in Tasmania; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Developing barley germplasm with stress tolerance - a summary for the research in TIAR; 13th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Developing Collaborative Studies with China; Proceedings 10th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Development of a hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) simulation model 1. General introduction and the effect of temperature on the pre-emergent development of hemp; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Development of a hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) simulation model 2. The Flowering response of two hemp cultivars to photoperiod; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Development of a hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) simulation model 3. The effect of plant density on leaf appearance, expansion and senescence; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Development of a hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) simulation model 4. Model description and validation; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Different barley root tissues showed differential sensitivity of ion and O2 fluxes to hypoxia; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Effect of density on growth, development, yield and quality of kabocha (Cucurbita maxima); Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effect of plant density, sowing date and irrigation on the yield of fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa) and flax (Linum usitatissimum); Agronmy-Growing a Greener Future
Effect of Rutherglen Bug Infestation on Carrot Seed Yield and Quality; Carrot Conference Australia
Effect of secondary metabolites associated with anaerobic soil conditions on ion fluxes and electrophysiology in barley roots; 14th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology
Effect of secondary metabolites associated with anaerobic soil conditions on ion fluxes and electrophysiology in barley roots; 2nd International Symposium on Plant Neurobiology
Effect of Secondary Metabolites Associated with Anaerobic Soil Conditions on Ion Fluxes and Electrophysiology in Barley Roots; Plant Physiology
Effect of waterlogging on the growth of barley; Proceedings 11th Australian Agronomy Conference
Effects of foliar fertilizer applications on the alleviation of waterlogging stress in six barley varieties; 4th International Crop Science Congress
Grain Legume and Oilseed Evaluation in Tasmania
Growth and physiological responses of six barley genotypes to waterlogging and subsequent recovery; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Growth, Morphological and Anatomical Responses of Two Barley Genotypes to Hypoxia; Proceedings 9th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Guidelines for Management of Rutherglen Bug in Australian Carrot Seed Crops
Hemp research in Australia; Bioresource Hemp '95
High-resolution mapping of the Alp locus and identification of a candidate gene HvMate controlling aluminium tolerancein barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) ; Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Host location and oviposition of Lepidopteran herbivores in broccoli Brassica oleracea var. italica) cropping systems; Agricultural and Forest Entomology
Host location and parasitism of Brevicoryne brassicae in diversified broccoli cropping systems; Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata
Hybrid Carrot Seed Research; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Hybrid Carrot Seed Research 2001 - 02
Identification of Factors Limiting Seed Yield in Radicchio Crops in Tasmania
Identification of quantitative trait loci contributing to Fusarium wilt resistance on an AFLP linkage map of flax (Linum usitatissimum); Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Impact of Competition from Weeds on Early Growth Eucalypts and Pines at Five Sites in Tasmania and Victoria; 18th Biennial Conference of the Institute of Foresters of Australia
Improving Carrot Seed Production in Southern Australia; 28th International Carrot Conference
Inheritance of resistance to flax wilt (Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lini Schlecht) in a doubled haploid population of Linum usitatissimum; Euphytica-Netherlands Journal of Plant Breeding
Inheritance of Root 'Potassium Flux Marker' and Tolerance in Barley; Combio 2006
Inheritance of salt tolerance of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Australasian Plant Breeding Conference
Inheritance of waterlogging tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Crop Science
Inheritance of waterlogging tolerance of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); 4th International Crop Science Congress
Investigating the below-ground competitiveness of grain-crop varieties as a weed control strategy
Large-scale segregation distortion in barley revealed by a genetic map based on DArT, AFLP and SSR markers'; Breeding for Success: Diversity in Action
Linking physiological observations with breeding target for waterlogging tolerance in barley; 13th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Management of winter wheat for high forage and grain yields; Agronomy - Growing a Greener Future
Managing Rutherglen Bug in Carrot Seed Crops; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population TX9425 x Franklin; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Measuring Potassium Fluxes to Screen Barley Genotypes for Salt Tolerance; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Mechanisms of grass competition in a young Eucalyptus globulus plantation; Third International Conference on Forest Vegetation Management : Popular Summaries
Microelectrode ion and O2 fluxes measurements reveal differential sensitivity of barley root tissues to hypoxia; Plant, Cell and Environment
Molecular mapping of tolerance to aluminium toxicity in barley; Plant & Animal Genome XIII: The International Conference on the Status of Plant & Animal Genome Research
New Barley for Spring Sowing - T98189
Nine points to mobilise against the decline in agricultural research development and extension in Australia; Building RD&E direction and capacity in Australian agriculture
Optimum plant densities for faba bean cv Fiesta VF sown on raised beds; Solutions for a better environment
Participatory crossover analysis to support discussions about investments in irrigation water sources; Water
Phenology, Physiology and Agronomy; Canola in Australia : The First Thirty Years
Physiological and cytological response of salt-tolerant and non-tolerant barley to salinity during germination and early growth; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Physiological basis of seed yield and quality in oilseed rape; Rapeseed today and tomorrow: 9th International Rapeseed Congress Cambridge, UK 4-7 July 1995
Physiological Mechanism and Quantitative Trait Loci Associated with Waterlogging Tolerance in Barley; 10th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Physiology: Crop Development, Growth and Yield; Brassica Oilseeds
Plant Diversity in vegetable cropping systems; 13th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Potassium and sodium relations in salinised barley tissues as a basis of differential salt tolerance; Functional Plant Biology
Predicting barley malt extract with Rapid Viscoanalyser; Journal of Cereal Science
Predicting barley malt extract with rapid viscoanalyser; Proceedings 11th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Preliminary Investigation of Low Seed Yield and Germination of Hybrid Carrot Seed; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Quantifying the Yield-Density Relationship for Narrow-Leafed Lupin (Lupinus Angustifolius) in Tasmania; 8th Australian Agronomy Conference
Report on Short-Term Visit to China
Response of fiber hemp (Cannibas sativa L.) to varying irrigation regimes; Journal of the International Hemp Association
Screening barley for salt tolerance: MIFE meets conventional criteria; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Screening barley germplasm for stress tolerance and disease resistance; Proceedings 11th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Screening Barley Germplasm for Waterlogging Tolerance; Proceedings 9th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Screening methods for waterlogging tolerance in barley; Genetic Solutions for Hostile Soils (Workshop Proceedings)
Screening plants for salt tolerance by measuring K+ flux: a case study for barley; Plant, Cell and Environment
Strip Cropping Vegetables; 4th International Crop Science Congress
Studies of fibre hemp and flax pulps as a feedstock for Australian newsprint production; Appita Journal
Targeting K+ homeostasis in plant breeding for salt tolerance: physiological and genetic aspects; ComBio 2005
Targeting Potassium Homeostasis in Barley Breeding for Salt Tolerance; 10th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Tasmanian hemp research; Journal of the International Hemp Association
Tasmanian Hemp Research; Fibre Hemp, facts and fictions. A symposium to discuss the opportunities and problems associated with the development of a hemp fibre industry
The effect of distance from pollen source on seed set and yield in apetalous hybrid canola seed production; Rapeseed today and tomorrow: 9th International Rapeseed Congress Cambridge, UK 4-7 July 1995
The Effect of Planting Density on Yield and Seed Size of Bitter White Lupin; 10th International Lupin Conference
The effect of Rutherglen bug (Nysius vinitor) on yield and quality of hybrid carrot seed; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
The effects and management of Rutherglen Bugs (N. vinitor Bergroth) in Australian carrot seed crops; 34th Australian Entomological Society / 6th Invertebrate and Biodiversity Conservation Combined Conference
The impact of timing and duration of grass control on growth of a young Eucalyptus globulus Labill. plantation; New Forests
The potential for using hemp (Cannabis sativa) and flax (Linum usitatissimum) fibre as a reinforcing agent in newsprint; Agronmy-Growing a Greener Future
The social learning potential of participatory water valuation workshops: A case study in Tasmania, Australia; Environmental Policy and Governance
Two barley varieties with contrasting waterlogging tolerance showed different sensitivity of O2 and ion fluxes to hypoxia; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Validation of an Alt locus for aluminium tolerance scored with eriochrome cyanine R staining method in barley cultivar Honen (Hordeum vulgare L.); Australian Journal of Agricultural Research

Research Projects

10th Australian Agronomy Conference; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Attendance at the XXVIIIth International Carrot Conference in Pasco, Washington, USA; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Australia China Collaboration on Barley Genetic Resources; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Barley Breeding and Evaluation for High Rainfall Areas of Southern Australia; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Demonstration of Salinity Management Techniques for Tasmanian Farmers; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Development of an apetalous hybrid canola oilseed crop; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Exposure of Weedy Brassica Rapa Ssp. Campestris to Gene Flow from Genetically Modified Brassica Napus; Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas)
Fine mapping of the aluminium tolerance gene in barley; New South Wales Agriculture (NSWA)
Genotype and Management Combinations for Highly Productive Cropping Systems in the HRZ; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Grain Legume and Oilseed Evaluation in Tasmania; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Grain legume evaluation in Tasmania; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Hybrid carrot seed; South Pacific Seeds Pty Ltd (SPS)
Management of winter wheat for high grain and forage yields in cool environments; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Support for honours projects; Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Tasmania (DPIF)
Upgrade of Infra Red Analysis Facility ; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Use of automatic weighing and identification systems for free ranging cattle in Tasmania; Tasmanian Beef Industry (TBI)
Vegetation competition studies in commercial tree plantations; Land and Water Australia (LWA)
Wheat Phenology and Development Under Grazing Conditions for Dual Purpose Production; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)

Research Candidate Supervision

A mathematical crop growth simulation model for Lupinus angustifolius (The narrow leafed lupin)
Agronomy and physiology of rapeseed brassica napusa B campest
An integrated assessment of hemp (Cannabis sativa) and flax (linum usitissimum) as sources of fibre for newsprint production
An investigation of breeding methods applicable to Tasmanian-grown pyrethrum
Assuring the Microbial Safety and Quality of Australian Malt and Barley
Competition for soil water and nitrogen between Holcus lanatus L. and young Eucalyptus golbulus Labill.
Early maturing navy beans (P-haseolus Vulgaris L.) as a new crop for Tasmania
Enabling Change in Family Farm Businesses
Exposure of weedy Brassica rapa ssp campestris to gene flow from genetically modified Brassica napus
Factors influencing yield in grape vines in Tasmania
Family Farming in the Tasmanian Potato Industry
High-Resolution Mapping of an Aluminium Tolerance Gene Alp in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
Identification and Characterization of Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) Associated with Waterlogging Tolerance in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
Identification and Management of factors limiting Hybrid Carrot Seed production in Australia
Increasing the yield obtained from a hybrid broadacre crop
Investigating Planting Environment and Seed Physiological Age Interaction on Potato Crop Growth
Modifying Poppy Growth and Alkaloid Yield with Plant Growth Regulators
Physiological Responses to Waterlogging in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
Potassium Homeostasis and Salinity Tolerance in Barley- Physiological and Genetic Aspects
Reducing Chemical Inputs in Vegetable Production Systems Using Crop Diversification Strategies
Stratigraphy and Formation of Soils on Dolerite and their implication for Landscape History in Southeastern Tasmania
The Management of Winter Barley as a Dual-Purpose crop in Tasmania
Using tractional and molecular technique in crop improvement of linseed
Winter wheat yields and grain quality