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Researcher: Jones, JE (Dr Joanna Jones)

Fields of Research

Oenology and viticulture
Horticultural crop growth and development
Horticultural production
Plant pathology
Post harvest horticultural technologies (incl. transportation and storage)
Food packaging, preservation and processing
Beverage chemistry and beverage sensory science
Agricultural land management
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Agricultural systems analysis and modelling
Entrepreneurship
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Wine grapes
Table grapes
Pome fruit, pip fruit
Horticultural crops
Stone fruit (excl. avocado)
Alcoholic beverages
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Berry fruit (excl. kiwifruit)
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Terrestrial biodiversity
Natural hazards
Non-dairy milk

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

2009 TIAR Vineyard Planner
A comparison of laboratory analysis methods for total phenolic content of cider; Beverages
A statistical model to estimate bud fruitfulness in Pinot noir; American Journal of Enology and Viticulture
Adapting Pinot Noir vineyard management to fit the season; 14th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
An evaluation of the autolysis character of sparkling wines using spectroscopy and multivariate data analysis; 14th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Anthesis, Pollination and Fruit Set in Pinot Noir
Anthesis, pollination and fruitset in Pinot Noir; Vitis
Apple variety and maturity profiling of base ciders using UV spectroscopy; Food Chemistry
Application of near infra-red spectroscopy as an instantaneous and simultaneous prediction tool for anthocyanins and sugar in whole fresh raspberry; Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
Are desserts seconds ripe for cider?; 2016 National Horticulture Convention
Aspects of Vitis vinifera L. cv Pinot Noir Fruitfulness in Tasmania
Assessing bud fruitfulness non-destructively; AVSO Intelligent Systems Profitable Winegrowing
Assessing canopy nitrogen levels with handheld remote sensors
Australian Cider Research and Development Program; Cider Australia AusCider Conference
Australian cider: learning from the past, moving into the future through industry-embedded research; Technical Overview on Cider Production: XXVIIes Entretiens Scientifiques Lallemand
Bunch exposure effects on the quality of pinot noir and chardonnay fruit and base wines for cool climate sparkiling wine production; 18th Symposium of the Group of International Experts of Vitivinicultural Systems for Cooperation (GiESCO 2013)
Can vine canopy nitrogen status be assessed non-destructively?; Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Canopy management for sparkling grape production
Comparing cane and spur pruning for premium sparkling wine production in Tasmania; Crush 2011
Continued development of V. vinifera inflorescence primordia in winter dormant buds; Vitis
Decision making for premium sparkling wine production in Tasmania; 8th International Cool Climate Symposium
Developing a rapid assessment technique to determine grapevine canopy nitrogen status; Crush Symposium
Developing a rapid assessment technique to determine grapevine canopy nitrogen status; Crush Symposium
Developing a rapid assessment technique to determine grapevine canopy nitrogen status; nternational Symposium on Precision Management of Orchards and Vineyards
Developing a rapid assessment technique to determine grapevine canopy nitrogen status; International Symposium on Precision Management of Orchards and Vineyards
Does carbohydrate availability play a role in sweet cherry fruitlet abscission?; XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes: International Symposia on Abscission Processes in Horticulture and Non-Destructive Assessment of Fruit Attributes
Does cluster thinning improve Pinot Noir quality or just thin your profit?; The 15th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference (AWITC)
Does removing leaves improve sparkling base wine composition or does it just make us feel better?; The 15th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference (AWITC)
Early-season nitrogen use to manipulate yield and wine phenolics; 16th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Effect of frost damage and pruning on current crop and return crop of Pinot Noir; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Effect of vineyard management practices, such as winter pruning, cluster thinning, leaf removal and shoot trimming, on cool climate Pinot Noir Wines; 7th Internatinoal Cool Climate Symposium
Frost 2006 - What can we learn?; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Fruit zone leaf removal in cool climate Pinot Noir; Implications for yield and fruit composition; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Furthering our understanding of managing nitrogen use and irrigation in the vineyard; 12th Wine Tasmania Field Day
Furthering the Understanding About the Flowering and Fruitset of Grapevines in Cool Climates
Good Practice Guide: Threshold Learning Outcomes for Agriculture; Australian Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching
How to achieve your desired sparkling wine style in the vineyard; 2018 Vitinord Scandinavia
Improving fruit set of 'Kordia' and 'Regina' sweet cherry with AVG; XII International Symposium on Plant Bioregulators in Fruit Production
Improving the productivity of Tasmanian vineyards; 12th Wine Tasmania Field Day
Improving the productivity of Tasmanian vineyards
Improving the understanding of the seasonal movement of nitrogen in grapevines
Inflorescence initiation and floral differentiation in Vitis vinifera L. Pinot Noir; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Influence of vineyard management on sparkling wine quality: Oral Presentation at the Workshop Can we produce better Pinot Noir and sparkling wine?; 8th International Cool Climate Symposium
Informed pruning decisions; Under Vine Cover Crop & Mechanical Pruning Workshop for Wine Tasmania
Key climatic effects on the yield of Pinot Noir in Tasmania; 12th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Linking soil with irrigation; Wine Tasmania Workshop
Managing bunch number variability in cool climate viticulture; 6th International Cool Climate Symposium for Viticulture & Oenology
Managing canopies to influence critical chemistry profiles in sparkling Chardonnay wines; School of Land and Food Conference
Managing yield potential in the vineyard; WIT Technical Workshop 2007
Managing yield through informed pruning; Wine Industry Tasmania (WIT) Informed Pruning Workshop
Mapping Australian cider uniqueness for the production of high quality and consistent craft cider; Cider Industry Conference
Measuring and mapping quality in Australian cider; Cider Australia AusCider Conference
Non-structural carbohydrates in woody plants compared among laboratories; Tree Physiology
Optimising yields in the vineyard for sparkling wine production; WineSkills Masterclass
Oral Presentation to the Pinot Noir Forum Annual General Meeting, Bicheno, Tasmania, 16 February 2006
Oral Presentation to the Pinot Noir Forum Annual General Meeting, Bicheno, Tasmania, 17 June 2005
Phenolic content of apple juice for cider making as influenced by common pre-fermentation processes using two analytical methods; Beverages
Pinot Noir clones - clonal evaluation; 14th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference 2010
Pinot noir yield prediction in a variable cool climate; 19th International Symposium of the Group of International Experts of Vitivinicultural Systems for Cooperation
Pollination and fruitset in cool climate viticulture
Pollination of Vitis inifera L. cv. Pinot noir as influenced by Botrytis fungicides; Vitis: journal of grapevine research
Predicting grapevine canopy nitrogen status using proximal sensors and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy; Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science
Predicting vine carbohydrate levels using infrared spectroscopy; 18th Symposium of the Group of International Experts of Vitivinicultural Systems for Cooperation (GiESCO 2013)
Prediction of starch reserves in intact and ground grapevine cane wood tissues using near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS); Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
Projected impact of climate change on wine grape production: opportunities for growers
Pruning effects on Pinot Noir vines in Tasmania (Australia); Vitis
Pruning to maximise vine reserves; 8th International Cool Climate Symposium
Researchers to take their study global
Seeding cider research in the Apple Isle; Batlow Cider Conference
Should be crop high or low for pinot noir sparkling base wines?; The 15th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference (AWITC)
Sparkling Wine Viticulture
Sparkling wine viticulture; ICIP Cool Climate Project
Sparkling wine: production, price, profitability and perception; Ferment 2016
Spur pruning leads to distinctly different phenolic profiles of base sparkling wines than cane pruning; Vitis
Stabilising the yield of Pinot Noir in Tasmania
Stabilizing the yields of Pinot Noir grape vines in Tasmania
Taking grapevine yield forecasting into the digital age: assessing bud fruitfulness non-destructively; Wine Tasmania 'cut cut cut' pruning workshop
Tasmania's variable climate and its influence on Pinot Noir management practices; Roberts Viticulture Field Day
Temperature and Humidity Effects on the Flowering Biology of Cool Climate Grapevine Varieties
Temperature, light and humidity effects on the flowering biology of Vitis vinifera L. Pinot Noir; International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology
The Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference 2010, Adelaide, South Australia
The effect of bunch structure on Pinot Noir fruit composition in cool climate South Eastern-Tasmania; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
The effect of canopy manipulation on Pinot Noir fruit and wine composition in Tasmania, Australia; 14th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
The effect of carbohydrate availability on postharvest fruit quality in sweet cherry; XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: International Symposia on Postharvest Knowledge for the Future and Consumer and Sensory Driven Improvements to Fruits and Nuts
The effect of crop load manipulation on Pinot Noir fruit and wine composition in Tasmania, Australia; 14th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
The effect of summer trimming height on Pinot Noir berry ripening in Tasmania; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
The effect of vineyard management practices on Pinot Noir fruit and wine composition; ICIP Cool Climate Project
The impact of crop load on Pinot Noir fruit for sparkling wine production and base wine composition; 8th International Cool Climate Symposium
The scientific principles underpinning inconsistencies in cider quality
The time of fruiting zone leaf removal in Chardonnay and Pinot Noir and the impact on fruit for sparkling wine production and base wine composition; 8th International Cool Climate Symposium
The use of leaf removal for premium sparkling wine production in Tasmania; Crush 2011
Tools for managing fruit composition of Pinot Noir in cool climates
Travel to Attend Crush 2011 : The Grape and Wine Science Symposium
Understanding the critical stages of floral initiation and differentiation in cool climate viticulture
Understanding the stages which set the upper limits of yield; Vineyards Associaiton of Tasmania Annual General Meeting 2006
Vineyard management approaches affecting Pinot Nor wine quality in the Tamar Valley, Tasmania; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Viticultural practices and their effect on sparkling wines; Effervescence: Tasmanian Sparkling Festival 2016
Viticulture for sparkling wine production: a review; American Journal of Enology and Viticulture
Wine quality and fruit characteristics of Pinot Noir clones and associated rootstocks in Tasmania
Yield project: Spur vs Cane pruning; Wine Tasmania
Yield: Prediction, stabilisation and improvement; Ferment 2016

Research Projects

Building Quality in Tasmania's Cider Industry; Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI)
Furthering the Understanding About the Flowering and Fruitset of Grapevines in Cool Climates; Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)
Harriet Walker Wine Australia Travel Bursary Application; Wine Australia (WineAust)
How does tannin and anthocyanin in the grapes relate to wine quality?; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Improving grapevine quality and yield through improved vine nutrition and pruning; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Novel technologies and practises for the optimisation of pollination within protected cropping environments; Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)
Optimising Cherry Firmness, Size and Post-Harvest Shelf Life: Fruit Set and Crop Load, Tree and Fruit Nutrition; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Science to inform decision making between synthetic and alternative nitrogen sources in vineyards: Top-up scholarship and operating; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Taking grapevine yield forecasting into the digital age; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Temperature and Humidity Effects on the Flowering Biology of Cool Climate Grapevine Varieties; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Travel to Attend 'CRUSH 2011' Symposium in Adelaide; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Travel to Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference 2010, Adelaide; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Understanding the Critical Stages of Floral Initiation and Differentiation in Cool Climate Viticulture; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Wine Quality and Fruit Characteristics of Pinot Noir Clones and Associated Rootstocks in Tasmania; Tasmanian Pinto Noir Forum (TPNF)
Factors that underpin the certainty of yield and quality for cool climate viticulture
Mapping Australian cider uniqueness for the production of high quality and consistent craft cider
Stabilising and increasing yield and quality in Tasmanian vineyards

Research Candidate Supervision

Development of an Oenological Research Program, Examining the effects of Base Wine Temperature and Choice of Yeast, the Secondary Fermentation of Tasmanian Sparkling Wine
Exploration of the Effects of Fruit and Berry Exposure on Fruit Composition in Vitis vinifera cv. Pinot Noir
Germination Issues in the Cultivation of Echinacea angustifolia in Tasmania
Investigations into the Relationships of Stress and Leaf Health of the Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) on Grape and Wine Qualities
The Effect of Pre-Harves Tree Management on Fruit Quality and Phenolic Chemistry in a Sweet Cherry During Post-Harvest Storage
The Effect of Vineyard Management Practices on Pinot Noir Fruit and Wine Composition
Wine Quality and Fruit Characteristics of Pinot Noir Clones and Associated Rootstocks in Tasmania