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Researcher: Jones, S (Dr Suzie Jones)

Fields of Research

Plant pathology
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Crop and pasture nutrition
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy

Research Objectives

Plant extract crops
Field grown vegetable crops
Horticultural crops
Industrial crops
Teacher and instructor development
Plant extracts

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

2888 pilot study: Understanding the infection and population biology of poppy downy mildew for improved crop resistance
A new foliar disease of pyrethrum caused by Microsphaeropsis sp; Phytopathology
A polymerase chain reaction assay for ascosporic inoculum of Sclerotinia species; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Baseline sensitivity of Australian Phoma ligulicola isolates from pyrethrum to azoxystrobin and difenoconazole; Journal of Phytopathology
Bean disease study
Biology and control of the systemic form of poppy downy mildew
Characterisation of cultural, biological and molecular variability of Phoma ligulicola isolates associated with Ray Blight disease of Pyrethrum and Chrysanthemum
Characterization of mating type genes supports the hypothesis that Stagonosporopsis chrysanthemi is homothallic and provides evidence that Stagonosporopsis tanaceti is heterothallic; Current Genetics
Detection of two Peronospora spp., responsible for downy mildew, in opium poppy seed; Plant Disease
Development of an onion white rot forecast model for Tasmania
Durable management of ray blight disease (Phoma ligulicola) of pyrethrum. Sub pro-program 3e of Horticulture Australia Ltd Project PY09002
Effect of Cultivar on Ray Blight Disease (Update on 2006/07 glasshouse experiment)
Effect of physio-chemical seed treatments on opium poppy downy mildews caused by Peronospora meconopsidis and P. somniferi; PLoS ONE
Efficacy of fungicides for control of ray blight and Sclerotinia crown rot in Tasmanian pyrethrum fields
Efficacy of various physiochemical seed treatments for controlling poppy downy mildew in Papaver seed lots; International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP) 2018
Epidemiology and management of white mould (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) of beans
Evaluation of the effect of lime and irrigation on lettuce yield in Laos
Evaluation of the effect of organic fertilisers on lettuce yield in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR); The third international TropAg Conference (TROPAG 2019)
First Report of Boeremia Blight caused by Boeremia exigua var. exigua on pyrethrum in Australia; Plant Disease
First report of systemic downy mildew of opium poppy caused by Peronospora somniferi in Australia; Plant Disease
Host range of Peronospora somniferi and Pe. meconopsidis within selected members of the Papaveraceae under controlled conditions; Journal of Phytopathology
Infection by Peronospora somniferi and Peronospora meconopsidis from soil causing downy mildew of opium poppy; 10th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium
Joint meeting of the American Phytopathological Society (APS), The Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) and the Mycological Society of America (MSA)
Lime and fertiliser applications increase yield of leafy vegetable crops in Cambodia; The third international TropAg Conference (TROPAG 2019)
Managing the nematode threat: Final report for project MT09067
Onion fungi trial on course
Phylogenetic relationships inferred from translation elongation factor 1-alpha sequences between Phoma ligulicola isolates causing disease on pyrethrum and chrysanthemum; Phytopathology
Poster Board 74. Determining Peronospora somniferi genotype diversity and its potential impact on management of systemic downy mildew of opium poppy; Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference 2019
Seedborne Infection of Pyrethrum by Phoma ligulicola; Plant Disease
Sensitivity of Australian Sclerotinia sclerotiorum isolates from bean fields to boscalid; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Site-specific risk factors of white mould epidemics in bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) in Tasmania, Australia; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Spatial characteristics of white mould epidemics and the development of sequential sampling plans in Australian bean fields; Plant Pathology: A Record of Current Work on Plant Diseases and Pests
Susceptibility of Tasmanian pyrethrum selections to ray blight disease
Tan spot: a new disease of pyrethrum caused by Microsphaeropsis tanaceti sp.nov; Plant Pathology
Towards a Durable Management Strategy for Ray Blight Disease in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Crops (LP0560562)
Towards a Durable Management Strategy for Ray Blight Disease in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Crops (LP056062)
Towards a Durable Management Strategy of Ray Blight Disease in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Crops
Travel Report
Understanding the infection and population biology of poppy downy mildew for improved crop resistance
White mould, caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

Research Projects

Development of an onion white root rot forecasting model for Tasmania; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Distributed leadership to embed scholarship in STEM teaching teams; Australian Council of Deans of Science (ACDS)
Durable Management of Ray Blight Disease; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Understanding the Infection and Population Biology of Poppy Downy Mildew for Improved Crop Resistance; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Biology and control of the systemic form of poppy downy mildew
Pilot Study: Understanding the Infection and Population Biology of Poppy Downy Mildew for Improved Crop Resistance

Research Candidate Supervision