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Researcher: Wilson, CR (Associate Professor Calum Wilson)

Research Fields

Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Plant Pathology
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Plant Physiology
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Horticultural Production
Virology
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Mycology
Plant Biology
Analytical Spectrometry
Agricultural Land Management
Crop and Pasture Production
Organic Chemical Synthesis
Endocrinology
Learning Sciences
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses)
Cell Metabolism
Animal Management
Genomics
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Analytical Biochemistry
Food Packaging, Preservation and Safety
Toxicology (incl. Clinical Toxicology)
Land Capability and Soil Degradation
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Epigenetics (incl. Genome Methylation and Epigenomics)
Molecular Evolution
Global Change Biology
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Cellular Interactions (incl. Adhesion, Matrix, Cell Wall)
Crop and Pasture Post Harvest Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)

Research Impact

Vegetables
Horticultural Crops
Ornamentals, Natives, Flowers and Nursery Plants
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Tree Nuts (excl. Almonds and Macadamias)
Plant Extract Crops (e.g. Pyrethrum, Jojoba)
Stone Fruit
Pome Fruit, Pip Fruit
Industrial Crops
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Almonds
Grain Legumes
Education and Training Systems
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (Post Harvest)
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Dairy Cattle
Linseed
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Food Safety
Oats
Maize
Border Biosecurity (incl. Quarantine and Inspection)
Control of Plant Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Diabetes
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Environment
Wheat
Processed Fruit and Vegetable Products (incl. Fruit Juices)

Career Best Publications

Streptomyces luridiscabiei sp. nov., Streptomyces puniciscabiei sp. nov. and Streptomyces niveiscabiei sp. nov., which cause potato common scab disease in Korea; International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
A polymerase chain reaction assay for cucumber mosaic virus in lupin seeds; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Applied Plant Virology; CAB International
Dietary Microbial Toxins and Type 1 Diabetes; Annals of the New York Academy of Science
Enhanced resistance to the cellulose biosynthetic inhibitors, thaxtomin A and isoxaben in Arabidopsis thaliana mutants, also provides specific co-resistance to the auxin transport inhibitor, 1-NPA; BMC Plant Biology
Genetic and host-associated differentiation within Thrips tabaci Lindeman (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and its links to Tomato spotted wilt virus-vector competence; Heredity
Incidence of weed reservoirs and vectors of tomato spotted wilt tospovirus on southern Tasmanian lettuce farms; Plant Pathology
Plant Cell Growth and Ion Flux Responses to the Streptomycete Phytotoxin Thaxtomin A: Calcium and Hydrogen Flux Patterns Revealed by the Non-invasive MIFE Technique; Plant and Cell Physiology
Resistance to infection and translocation of Tomato spotted wilt virus in potatoes; Plant Pathology
Resistance to phloem transport of potato leafroll virus in potato plants; Journal of General Virology
Spatial Analysis of Viral Epidemics in Australian Hop Gardens: Implications for Mechanisms of Spread; Plant Disease
Spatiotemporal Description of Epidemics Caused by Phoma ligulicola in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Fields; Phytopathology
Stable and Extreme Resistance to Common Scab of Potato Obtained Through Somatic Cell Selection; Phytopathology
The process of antagonism of Sclerotium cepivorum in white rot affected onion roots by Trichoderma koningii; Plant Pathology
Viruses and Viroids Infecting Hop : Significance, Epidemiology, and Management; Plant Disease

Research Publications

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2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid induced resistance to common scab of potato; 6th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium
Brevipalpus oncidii, a new record for Australia is not a vector of Orchid fleck virus; International Journal of Acarology
In Vitro Cell SelectionTechniques for Enhancing Disease Resistance - Case Study: Common Scab Resistance in Russet Burbank; Sustainable Potato Production: Global Case Studies
In vitro development of common scab resistance in processing potatoes; Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes
In vitro induction of resistance to common scab disease of potato in commercial cultivars; American Phytopathology Society
In vitro induction of resistance to common scab disease of potato in commercial cultivars; Phytopathology
Iris yellow spot virus found infecting onions in three Australian states; Australasian Plant Pathology
Streptomyces luridiscabiei sp. nov., Streptomyces puniciscabiei sp. nov. and Streptomyces niveiscabiei sp. nov., which cause potato common scab disease in Korea; International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
A brief glimpse of some New Zealand flowerbulbs
A comparison of potato seed-tuber sampling strategies using visual and DNA analyses to estimate incidence of major seed tuber-borne pathogens; European Journal of Plant Pathology
A distinct polerovirus infecting crop and weed legumes from eastern Australia is transmitted by cowpea aphid; 10th Australasian Plant Virology Workshop
A feasibility study on the use of geographic information systems (GIS) in crop management for the Tasmanian pyrethrum industry
A mechanism of antagonism of Sclerotium cepivorum by Tricoderma koningii in onion roots
A polymerase chain reaction assay for cucumber mosaic virus in lupin seeds; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
A rapid soil test for Verticillium wilt pathogens
A summary of common scab disease of potato research from Australia; International Potato Scab Symposium
A survey for viruses and a viroid in Tasmanian pyrethrum crops; Australasian Plant Pathology
A survey to determine the prevalence and incidence of common viruses in potato seed stocks in Tasmania
A virologist amongst orchids; CSA Journal
Actinomycetes associated with common scab lesions of potatoes in Tasmania, Australia; The American Phytopathological Society, Annual Meeting
Adaptation of the Forecasting Model DOWNCAST for Determination of Downy Mildew Epidemics of Oilseed Poppy in Tasmania, Australia; Journal of Phytopathology
Adhesion of bacteria (Serratia spp.) to the foregut of grass grub (Costelytra zealandica (White)) larvae and its relationship to the development of amber disease; Biocontrol Science and Technology
Adjustment of soil-surface pH and comparison with conventional fungicide treatments for control of lettuce drop Sclerotinia minor; Plant Pathology
American hop latent virus, Hop latent virus and Hop mosaic virus; Compendium of Hop Diseases
Analysis of resistance components to potato leafroll virus
Apple Mosaic; Compendium of Hop Diseases
Applied Plant Virology; CAB International
Assessment of antimicrobial peptides against the causal agents of common scab, black leg and tuber soft rot diseases of potato; New Zealand Natural Sciences
Attendance at the IXth International Conference on Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, Madras, India
Auxin-Induced Resistance to Common Scab Disease of Potato Linked to Inhibition of Thaxtomin A Toxicity; Plant Disease
Baseline sensitivity of Australian Phoma ligulicola isolates from pyrethrum to azoxystrobin and difenoconazole; Journal of Phytopathology
Biocontrol of Sclerotium cepivorum Berk. using an antagonistic fungus Trichoderma koningii Oudem
Biological control of Allium white rot (Sclerotium cepivorum) using Trichoderma koningii; 1st Australian Soil-borne Disease Symposium
Biological properties of potato virus X in potato: effects of mixed infection with potato virus S and resistance phenotypes in cultivars from three continents; Plant Disease: An International Journal of Applied Plant Pathology
Biological solution to white rot
Challenges to sustainable potato production in Tasmania, Australia; ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings
Characterisation of Botrytis species associated with neck rot of onion in Australia; Australasian Plant Pathology
Characterization of the Fungal Pathogens Affecting Hop Cones in Australia; 13th Biennial Conference
Common scab disease of potato : casual agents and management in Australia; 1998 Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the Australian Society for Microbiology
Common scab of potato: the Australian experience; International Potato Common Scab Conference
Common scab R&D in Tasmania - current status and future perspectives
Comparative assessment of genetic and epigenetic variation among regenerants of potato (Solanum tuberosum) derived from long-term nodal tissue-culture and cell selection; Plant Cell Reports
Comparison of the S-RNA and M-RNA sequences of the parental and derived (resistance breaking) isolates of Tomato spotted wilt virus that defeat resistance gene Tsw; 7th Australasian Plant Virology Worshop
Confirmation of ray blight disease of pyrethrum in Australia; Australasian Plant Pathology
Delaying Spongospora induced root infection in potato roots by altering inoculation dates and chemical treatment; 8th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium 2014
Detection and Characterisation of orchid fleck virus
Detection of latent Botritis allii (syn. B. aclada) infection in onion bulbs; 13th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Detection of latent Botrytis allii (syn. B. aclada) infections in onion bulbs; Phytopathology
Determination of optimal timing of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid foliar applications for common scab control in potato; Annals of Applied Biology
Developing novel genes in potato for resistance to common scab disease
Development of a Fungicide-Based Management Strategy for Foliar Disease Caused by Phoma ligulicola in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Fields; Plant Disease
Development of extreme resistance (immunity) to common scab disease within current commercial potato cultivars
Development of extreme resistance to common scab
Development of extreme resistance to common scab in potatoes - use of a cell selection approach to fast track clonal line development
Dietary Microbial Toxins and Type 1 Diabetes; Annals of the New York Academy of Science
Differential resistance to tuber-invading pathogens in somaclonal variants of Russet Burbank potato tubers linked to suberin production; 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology
Diseases of hop in Australia
Diseases of Pyrethrum in Tasmania: Challenges and Prospects for Management; Plant Disease
Distinct strains of Hop Mosaic Virus are present in hops; ComBio 2007 Conference
Distribution and incidence of Carrot virus Y in Australia; Australasian Plant Pathology
Distribution of native psyllid populations and phytoplasmas in Australian potato crops
Diversity and detection of Korean Erwinia pyrifoliae strains as determined by plasmid profiling, phylogenetic analysis and PCR; Plant Pathology
Diversity of the coat protein-coding region among Ilarvirus isolates infecting hop in Australia; Plant Pathology
Do all lenticels on potato tubers form from stomata?; Nepal Agricultural Research Journal
Does planting dirty potato seed really matter?; 7th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium 2012
Downy mildew of hop
Early ion signalling events in thaxtomin toxicity of plant cells; Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes
Effect of reflective mulching on the control of virus vectors in iris and tulip
Effect of reflective mulching on the control of virus vectors in iris and tulip
Effect of viruses on agronomic and brewing characteristics of four hop (Humulus lupulus) cultivars in Australia; Annals of Applied Biology
Effect of viruses on the yield and brewing characteristics of four hop cultivars in Australia; Proceedings of the International Hop Growers Scientific Commission
Effects of green manures and microbial antagonist on incidence of potato common scab in a Tasmanian soil; 1997 APS Annual Meeting & Northeastern Division Meeting
Effects of Streptomycete Phytotoxin Thaxtomin A on Morphological and Ion Flux Responses from Arabidopsis and Tomato Tissues; ComBio 2004
Efficacy of Selected Chemical Seed Treatments for Control of Common Scab Disease of Potato
Efficacy of selected chemical seed treatments for control of common scab disease of potato; Proceedings of the IXth International Conference on Plant Pathogenic Bacteria
Enhanced resistance to common scab of potato through somatic cell selection in cv. Iwa with the phytotoxin thaxtomin A; Plant Pathology
Enhanced resistance to the cellulose biosynthetic inhibitors, thaxtomin A and isoxaben in Arabidopsis thaliana mutants, also provides specific co-resistance to the auxin transport inhibitor, 1-NPA; BMC Plant Biology
Enhanced suberin production in novel potato somaclones provides protective bio-barrier against two key scab diseases; 7th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium 2012
Enhancing resistance to common scab
Enhancing resistance to common scab by somaclonal selection; The Australian Vegetable Industry Conference (AusVeg) 2009
Enhancing resistance to common scab by somaclonal selection and to tomato spotted wilt virus through marker development; 4th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposiu
Enhancing resistance to common scab by somaclonal selection and to tomato spotted wilt virus through marker development; World Potato Congress, USA
Enhancing resistance to common scab disease of potato in commercial cultivars; World Potato Congress
Enhancing resistance to common scab in commercial potato cultivars; National Potato and Vegetable Conference (AusVeg) 2007
Epidemiology and significance of viruses affecting hop (Humulus lupulus L.) and the implications for disease management; In : Recent Research Developments in Plant Pathology
Epidemiology of Botritis allii (syn. B. aclada) - onion neck rot; 13th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Epidemiology of Phoma spp. complex and other foliar pathogens affecting pyrethrum
Epidemiology of Phoma spp. complex and other foliar pathogens affecting pyrethrum
Epidemiology of Phoma spp. complex and other foliar pathogens affecting pyrethrum
Epidemiology of Downy Mildew of Oilseed Poppy in Tasmania; 13th Biennial Conference
Epidemiology of downy mildew of poppy; Phytopathology
Epidemiology of downy mildew of poppy
Epidemiology of Potato carlavirus (PVS) and Potato potexvirus X (PVX) in seed potato in Tasmania, Australia; Phytopathology
Epidemiology of viruses infecting hops ( Humulus lupulus L.) in Australia; Phytopathology
Epidemiology of viruses infecting hops (Humulus lupulus L.) in Australia
Evaluation and Commercialisation of Common Scab Resistant Clones of Commercial Potato Varieties
Evaluation and Commercialisation of Common Scab Resistant Clones of Commercial Potato Varieties
Evaluation and commercialization of common scab resistant clones of commercial potato varieties
Evaluation of foliar application of sub-lethal concentrations of 2, 4-D (and other auxins) as a potential management option for common scab of potatoes (APRP2)
Evaluation of novel biotechnical methods for the control of common scab and other bacterial diseases of potato - final report
Evaluation of reflective mulching in combination with insecticide sprays for control of aphid-borne viruses in flowerbulbs; Plant Virus Epidemiology : Current status and future prospects
Evaluation of resistance to potato leafroll virus in selected potato cultivars under field conditions; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
First report of tomato spotted wilt tospovius in common agapanthus; Plant Disease
First Report of Fusarium crookwellense Causing Tip Blight on Cones of Hop; Plant Disease
First Report of Cucumber Mosaic Cucumovirus on Wasabi in Australia; Plant Disease
First Report of Infection by Alternaria alternata on Cones of Hop in Australia; Plant Disease
First report of systemic downy mildew of opium poppy caused by Peronospora somniferi in Australia; Plant Disease
First Report of Systemic Downy Mildew of Opium Poppy Caused by Peronospora somniferi in Australia; Plant Disease
First report of the large sclerotial form of sclerotium cepivorum in Australia; Australasian Plant Pathology
Five year review of the outcomes of pathology research ; Potato 2005
Foliar treatment of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid for control of common scab in potato have beneficial effects on powdery scab control; The Scientific World Journal
Forecasting climate suitability of Australian hop growing regions for establishment of hop powdery and downy mildews; Australasian Plant Pathology
Formulating beneficial bacteria for delivery to the onion rhizosphere; 2nd International Symposium on Edible Alliaceae
Genetic and host-associated differentiation within Thrips tabaci Lindeman (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and its links to Tomato spotted wilt virus-vector competence; Heredity
Genetic Engineering for Enhanced Resistance to Common Scap and other Potato Diseases
Genetic Organization of the hrp Gene Cluster in Erwinia pyrifoliae and Characterization of HR Active Domains in HrpNEp Protein by Mutational Analysis; Molecules and Cells
Genetic variability within Australian onion thrips (Thrips tabaci Lindeman) populations and association with TSWV vector capacity
Grading seed potato lots to remove tubers with powdery scab damage may not eliminate the pathogen threat; American Journal of Potato Research
Histology of Sclerotium cepivorum infection of onion roots and the spatial relationships of pectinases in the infection process; Plant Pathology
Hop latent viroid; Compendium of Hop Diseases
Hop Pathology Research
Hop pathology research
Host Range of Australian Phoma ligulicola var. inoxydablis Isolates from Pyrethrum; Journal of Phytopathology
Hydroponics enables precise identification of infection window in common scab disease of potato; Australasian Soilborne Disease Symposium 2010
Identification of Orchid fleck virus by Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction and Analysis of Isolate Relationships; Journal of Phytopathology
Impact of groundnut rosette disease on nutritive value and elemental composition of four varieties of peanut (Arachis hypogaea); Annals of Applied Biology
Improvement in lettuce quality by reduction in losses to soil-borne diseases
Improving Current Varieties Through Science; 2011 AUSVEG National Convention, Trade Show and National Awards for Excellence
Improving lettuce quality through reduction in losses due to soil borne diseases; Proceedings of the Australian Lettuce Industry Conference
Improving management of Potato Virus S through a better understanding of mechanisms of virus transmission
Improving the Fungicide-Based Management of Ray Blight Disease in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Fields; Plant Disease
Incidence and effects of viruses on production of two newly adopted hop (Humulus lupulus) cultivars in Australia; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Incidence and pathology of common viruses of nerine in Tasmania; Annals of Applied Biology
Incidence and spatial distribution of viruses in 'Horizon' hop gardens in Washington; Phytopathology
Incidence and Spatial Distribution of Viruses in Hop Gardens of Washington State; Plant Disease
Incidence of weed reservoirs and vectors of tomato spotted wilt tospovirus on southern Tasmanian lettuce farms; Plant Pathology
Induction of resistance to common scab in potato by selection for tolerance to thaxtomin A; The American Phytopathological Society, Annual Meeting
Infection of Potato Tubers with the Common Scab Pathogen Streptomyces scabiei in a Soil-less System; Journal of Phytopathology
Influence of benzimidazole fungicides on incidence of Botrytis allii infection of onion leaves and subsequent incidence onion neck rot in storage in Tasmania, Australia; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Integrated management of potato common scab
International R&D workshop and industry extension meetings on common scab disease of potato
International R&D workshop and industry extension meetings on common scab disease of potato
International R&D workshop and industry extension meetings on common scab disease of potato
Interspecific associations between viruses in an Australian hop cultivar
Investigations of vectors and alternate hosts of tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) in lettuce crops
Isolation and Characterization of Bacterial Antagonists to Sclerotium cepivorum Berk. from North West Tasmanian Krasnozem Soil; International Meeting & Exhibition of the Australia & New Zealand Societies for Microbiology
IXth International Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses; IXth International Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses
IXth International Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses, 31 August - 4 September 2009; Journal of Insect Science
Key events in pathogenesis of spongospora diseases in potato: a review; Australasian Plant Pathology
Knowing our psyllids
Management of ray blight (Phoma ligulicola) in pyrethrum
Management of thrips vectors of tomato spotted wilt tospovirus in eastern Australia; 16th Conference of the Entomological Society of Israel, 1999
Management of Tomato Spotted Wilt in Potato
Management of tomato spotted wilt virus in potatoes
Management of Tomato spotted wilt virus in potatoes
Management strategy for elimination of virus from certified seed potato stocks in Tasmania
Managing and Monitoring Viral and Soil-Borne Pathogens in Tasmanian Potato Crops; Sustainable Potato Production: Global Case Studies
Managing Viruses in Tasmanian Seed Potato Stocks
Mechanical transmission of Apple mosaic virus in Australian hop (Humulus lupulus) gardens; Annals of Applied Biology
Mechanisms of thaxtomin A-induced root toxicity revealed by a thaxtomin A sensitive Arabidopsis mutant (ucu2-2/gi-2); Plant Cell Reports
Metabolomes of Potato Root Exudates: Compounds That Stimulate Resting Spore Germination of the Soil-Borne Pathogen Spongospora subterranea; Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Metabolomes of Potato Root Exudates: Compounds That Stimulate Resting Spore Germination of the Soil-Borne Pathogen Spongospora subterranea; Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Modeling pathogen DNA content and visual disease assessment in seed tubers to inform disease in potato progeny root, stolon and tubers; Plant Disease
Modelling tomato spotted wilt virus epidemics on potatoes in Australia; 8th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium
Molecular mechanisms of resistance to TSWV in potato; 8th International Congress on Plant Molecular Biology
Molecular variability within the coat protein gene of Hop mosaic and Hop latent carlaviruses; 7th Australasian Plant Virology Worshop
Molecular variability within the coat protein gene of hop mosaic and hop latent carlaviruses; International Hop Growers Scientific Commission
Molecular variation of hop mosaic virus isolates; Archives of Virology
Monitoring Spongospora subterranea development in potato roots reveals distinct infection patterns and enables efficient assessment of disease control methods; PLoS One
Monitoring for incursions of the tomato potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) in Australian potato fields; 43rd AGM & Scientific Conference and Australasian Arachnological Society 2012
Multiplex PCR assay for the detection of Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii using species-specific genetic markers; Australasian Plant Pathology
Multiplex RT-PCR detection of three common viruses infecting orchids; Archives of Virology
Native psyllid populations and the distribution of Candidatus phytoplasma australiense
New test for tobacco rattle virus
New ways to combat tomato spotted wilt virus
Novel control of lettuce drop disease; The American Phytopathological Society, Annual Meeting
Occurrence of Actinomadura phage in organic mulches used for avocado plantations in Western Australia; Canadian Journal of Microbiology
Occurrence of potato virus X strain group 1 in seed stocks of potato cultivars lacking resistance genes; Annals of Applied Biology
Occurrence of PVX strain group 1 in Western Australian seed potatoes
Occurrence of viruses within Tasmanian vegetable crops and identification of a novel Polerovirus infecting pea; Australasian Plant Pathology
Onion neck rot; Phytopathology Abstracts of Joint Meeting of APS, MSA and SON
Onion neck rot; Phytopathology
Optimal rates of 2,4-dichlophenoxyacetic acid foliar application for control of common scab in potato; Annals of Applied Biology
Optimisation of rates, timing and assessment of new compounds for control of common scab disease of potato through foliar applied treatments; New Frontiers in Plant Pathology for Asia and Oceania
Optimisation of rates, timing and assessment of new compounds for control of common scab disease of potato through foliar applied treatments; 4th Asian Conference on Plant Pathology concurrent with the 18th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
Pathogenic fungi associated with bud death of pyrethrum; 10th Biennial APPS Conference
Pathogenicity of fungi commonly isolated from foliar disease in Tasmanian pyrethrum crops; Australasian Plant Pathology
Phylogenetic analysis of the downy mildew pathogen of oilseed poppy in Tasmania, and its detection by PCR; Mycological Research
Phylogenetic relationships inferred from translation elongation factor 1-alpha sequences between Phoma ligulicola isolates causing disease on pyrethrum and chrysanthemum; Phytopathology
Phytochemistry of Thrips Resistance in Potato and Its Influence on Acquisition and Transmission of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus
Plant Cell Growth and Ion Flux Responses to the Streptomycete Phytotoxin Thaxtomin A: Calcium and Hydrogen Flux Patterns Revealed by the Non-invasive MIFE Technique; Plant and Cell Physiology
Plant cell response to thaxtomin A and amelioration of toxic effect by auxin; Phytopathology
Plant pathogens – the great thieves of vegetable value; Acta Horticulturae
Plant pathogens – the great thieves of vegetable value; 29th International Horticultural Congress 2014
Plant Pathology education at the University of Tasmania
Poster and Field Guide
Potato diseases: Success and threat
Potato root exudates stimulate zoospore release of Spongospora subterranea; 8th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium 2014
Potato root exudation and release of Spongospora subterranea resting spore germination stimulants are affected by plant and environmental conditions; Journal of Phytopathology
Potential for control of common scab and other diseases of potato using anti microbial genes from insects and frogs
Powdery mildew of hop
Pre Seed Funding - Common Scab Disease of Potatoes
Preliminary characterisation of bacteriophages of Serratia entomophila; Journal of Applied Bacteriology
Prevalence and Incidence of Potato Carlavirus S (PVS) and Potato Potexvirus X (PVX) in Tasmanian Seed Potato Crops; 2nd Joint Conference of the International Working Group on Legume and Vegetable Viruses
Progress toward a biological control system for onion white root rot in Tasmania; Second International Symposium on Edible Alliaceae
Progress toward a biological control system for onion white root rot in Tasmania; Acta Horticulturae
Prunus Necrotic Ringspot Virus: The how's, where's and why's; 2011 Fruit Growers of Tasmania Conference
QPCR testing seed potato tuber for pathogens – identifying hidden threats; 29th International Horticultural Congress 2014
QPCR testing seed potato tubers for pathogens – what value for potato seed certification?; Acta Horticulturae
Quantifying Loss Caused by Ray Blight Disease in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Fields; Plant Disease
Rapid tissue culture production of hazelnut cultivar germplasm; 29th International Horticultural Congress 2014
Relationship between the application of foliar chemicals to reduce common scab disease of potato and correlation with thaxtomin A toxicity; Plant Disease: An International Journal of Applied Plant Pathology
Relationship of Common Scab Incidence of Potatoes Grown in Tasmanian Ferrosol Soils with pH, Exchangeable Cations and other Chemical Properties of those Soils; Journal of Phytopathology
Relationship of resistance to common scab disease and tolerance to thaxtomin A toxicity within potato cultivars; European Journal of Plant Pathology
Resistance to infection and translocation of Tomato spotted wilt virus in potatoes; Plant Pathology
Resistance to multiple tuber diseases expressed in somaclonal variants of the potato cultivar Russet Burbank; The Scientific World Journal
Resistance to phloem transport of potato leafroll virus in potato plants; Journal of General Virology
Resistance to potato leafroll virus infection and accumulation in potato cultivars and the effects of previous infection with other viruses on expression of resistance; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Resistance to the thrips vectors of Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) in potato; Journal of Insect Science
Response of potato lines transgenic for a cecropin B analogue to challenges by the causal agent of common scab disease; Proceedings of the IXth International Conference on Plant Pathogenic Bacteria
Robustness of industrial crops in high production cost agricultural systems - dealing with market flux; Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Seed tutber-borne inocula; Growing Toegether - McCain Agriculture Conference
Seedborne Infection of Pyrethrum by Phoma ligulicola; Plant Disease
Selection of clones of commercial potato cultivars with enhanced common scab disease resistance; 16th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Selection of clones of commercial potato cultivars with enhanced common scab disease resistance; International Potato Common Scab Conference
Selection of Potato Somoclones with possible broad spectrum resistance to tuber-invading diseases; New Frontiers in Plant Pathology for Asia and Oceania
Sensitivity of phoma ligulicola, cause of ray blight disease in pyrethrum, to fungicides; 16th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
Significance of secondary infections with lily symptomless carlavirus to cut-flower production of Lilium; Annals of Applied Biology
Solution to common scab at hand
Somaclonal selection in potato for resistance to common scab provides concurrent resistance to powdery scab; Plant Pathology
Somatic cell selection as a tool for developing resistance against soil-borne potato pathogen, Spongospora subterranea; 8th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium 2014
Spatial analysis of viral epidemics in Australian hop gardens
Spatial Analysis of Viral Epidemics in Australian Hop Gardens: Implications for Mechanisms of Spread; Plant Disease
Spatiotemporal Analysis of Epiphytotics of Downy Mildew of Oilseed Poppy in Tasmania, Australia; Phytopathology
Spatiotemporal Description of Epidemics Caused by Phoma ligulicola in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Fields; Phytopathology
Spatiotemporal spread of Potato carlavirus S and Potato potexvirus X in seed potato in Tasmania, Australia; Plant Health Progress
Species composition and abundance of aphids in Australian hop gardens and their impact on spatiotemporal patterns of Carlavirus epidemics; Plant Pathology
Spray away common scab disease of potato : Research toward an alternative for control of this recalcitrant disease
Spraying away Common Scab: Optimising simple folia tratments for scab control; New Frontiers in Plant Pathology for Asia and Oceania, Potato Disease workshop
Spread of Potato Carlavirus S (PVS) and Potato Potexvirus X (PVX) In Seed Potato Crops In Tasmania, Australia; IX International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium
Spread of Prunus necrotic ringspot virus (PNRSV) in Australian hop gardens; Phytopathology
Spread of viruses in two new cultivars of hop in Australia; Phytopathology
Stable and Extreme Resistance to Common Scab of Potato Obtained Through Somatic Cell Selection; Phytopathology
Stopping the rot
Strain characterisation of Potato virus from seed potato in Tasmania, Australia; 16th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
Students take fight up to powdery scab
Studies on the translocation of tomato spotted wilt tospovirus in potato; Plant Virus Epidemiology :Current status and future prospects
Survey for Botrytis species associated with onion bulb rot in northern Tasmania, Australia; Australasian Plant Pathology
Survey for viruses in oilseed poppy in Tasmania, Australia; Australasian Plant Pathology
Survival of sclerotia of Botrytis sp., cause of onion neck rot, in red-ferrosol soil in northern Tasmania, Australia; Phytopathology
Susceptibility of pyrethrum and opium poppy to tomato spotted wilt tospovirus infection; Australasian Plant Pathology
Symptoms of foliar disease of pyrethrum
Synthesis and phytotoxicity of structural analogues of thaxtomin natural products; Australian Journal of Chemistry
Tan spot: a new disease of pyrethrum caused by Microsphaeropsis tanaceti sp.nov; Plant Pathology
Tasmanian Stone Fruit Association Newsletter
Temporal association of potato tuber development with susceptibility to common scab and Streptomyces scabiei-induced responses in the potato periderm; Plant Pathology
Thaxtomin A, the key phytotoxin associated with common scab disease of potato, and its interaction with auxin; 4th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium
The Australian Processing Potato Research and Development Program; 4th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium
The effect of inoculum density of Sclerotium cepivorum on the ability of Trichoderma koningii to suppress White Rot of Onion; Plant Disease
The effect of irrigation strategies during tuber initiation on marketable yield and development of common scab disease of potato in Russet Burbank in Tasmania; Potato Research
The importance of tuber-borne inoculum in seed potato health
The influence of cultivation practices on the spatial distribution of viruses in Australian hop gardens; Plant Virus Epidemiology : Current status and future prospects
The isolation and characterisation of streptomycete toxins in potato and potato-based foodstuffs; Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes
The many values of edible mushrooms; 29th International Horticultural Congress 2014
The potential of reflective mulching in combination with insecticide sprays for control of aphid-borne viruses of iris and tulip in Tasmania; Annals of Applied Biology
The process of antagonism of Sclerotium cepivorum in white rot affected onion roots by Trichoderma koningii; Plant Pathology
The Relative Importance of Seed-borne Inoculum to Common Scab Disease of Potato and the Efficacy of Seed Tuber and Soil Treatments for Disease Control; Journal of Phytopathology
The role of phytotoxins in ray blight disease of pyrethrum and significance of toxin tolerance to disease resistance
The tomato potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Šulc, 1909) (Hemiptera: Triozidae): a review of the threat of the psyllid to Australian solanaceous crop industries and surveillance for incursions in potato crops; Austral Entomology
Thrips and tomato spotted wilt virus; Proceedings of the Australian Potato Research, Development and Technology Transfer Conference
Thrips and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus; Australian Potato Research, Development and Technology Transfer Conference
Tissue culture production of hazelnut – disinfestation and impact of agar content; Acta Horticulturae
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) in potato: epidemiology and host resistance
Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus infection and virus translocation patterns in potato; XI ICV XIth International Congress of Virology International Union of Microbiological Societies
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) vector thrips preference and oviposition performance in potato
Tomato spotted wilt virus - a serious threat Tasmanian horticulture; Thrips in Australia and New Zealand
Tomato spotted wilt virus - understanding the epidemics
Tomato spotted wilt virus in Australia
Tomato spotted wilt virus in Australian potato crops: what is driving these epidemics?
Tomato spotted wilt virus in potatoes
Tomato spotted wilt virus in seed potatoes
Tomato spotted wilt virus research in Tasmania
Toughing it out—disease-resistant potato mutants have enhanced tuber skin defenses; Phytopathology
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 (LP0560562)
Towards a Durable Management Strategy for Ray Blight Disease in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Crops (LP056062)
Towards a Durable Management Strategy for Ray Blight in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Crops
Towards a Durable Management Strategy of Ray Blight Disease in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Crops
Translocation of tomato spotted wilt virus in potato; 12th Biennial Conference Canberra 1999
Transmission of Hop Latent and Hop Mosaic Carlaviruses by Macrosiphum euphorbiae and Myzus persicae; Journal of Phytopathology
TSWV in potatoes - A Tasmanian perspective
TSWV research in Tasmania
Tuber structural attributes and common scab infection in potato; National and Trans Tasman Horticultural Science Conference
Use of a multispectral radiometer for assessment of ray blight disease and yield loss in pyrethrum in Tasmania; 16th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
Use of a Multispectral Radiometer for Noninvasive Assessments of Foliar Disease Caused by Ray Blight in Pyrethrum; Plant Disease
Use of nucleic acid probes for detection of plant pathogens - final report
Variability within Clones of Potato cv. Russet Burbank to Infection and Severity of Common Scab Disease of Potato; Journal of Phytopathology
Variable transmission of Tomato spotted wilt virus by differing Australian populations of onion thrips (Thrips tabaci)
Varietal response to groundnut rosette disease and the first report of Groundnut ringspot virus in Ghana; Plant Disease
Varieties show leafroll virus resistance
Virus and Virus-like Diseases of Bulb and Flower Crops; Australasian Plant Pathology
Virus content of seed potato stocks produced in a unique seed potato production scheme; Annals of Applied Biology
Virus content of seed potato stocks produced in a unique seed potato production system
Virus control in field-grown flowerbulbs
Virus Incidence and Spread in Australian Triploid Hops; Acta Horticulturae
Virus Incidence and Spread in Australian Triploid Hops (Humulus lupulus); Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Small Fruit Virus Diseases
Virus incidence in Australian hop (Humulus lupulus L.) gardens and cultivar differences in susceptibility to infection; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Viruses and Viroids Infecting Hop : Significance, Epidemiology, and Management; Plant Disease
Viruses in vegetable crops in Australia: integrated virus disease management
Viruses of Minor Importance; Compendium of Hop Diseases
Viruses of orchids in Australia; their identification, biology and control
Visual and Radiometric Assessments for Yield Losses Caused by Ray Blight in Pyrethrum; Crop Science
Western Flower Thrips Newsletter
Yield and cooking qualities of somaclonal variants of cv. Russet Burbank selected for resistance to common scab disease of potato; Annals of Applied Biology

Research Projects

8th Australian Soilborne Diseases Symposium; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
An investigation into controlling onion white rot using a biological control agent.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
ASDS8 - Conference support for vegetable specialists.; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Business Competition Grant - TIAR; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Common Scab Disease of Potatoes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Conference travel: IX Internation Conference of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria; Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC)
Detection and characterisation of orchid fleck virus; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Developing resistance to common scab disease of potatoes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Development of a risk management system for systemic downy mildew of poppy; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Development of an onion white root rot forecasting model for Tasmania; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Development of extreme resistance (immunity) to common scab disease within current commercial potato cultivars; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Disease management of pyrethrum; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Effective Control of Powdery Mildew in Pome Fruit; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Epidemiology and control of white root rot disease and Botrytis disease complex of onions; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Epidemiology of Phoma spp. Complex and other Foliar Pathogens Affecting Pyrethrum; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Evaluation and commercialisation of common scab resistant clones of commercial potato varieties; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Evaluation of Foliar Application of Sub-lethal Concentrations of 2, 4-D (and other auxins) as a Potential Management Option for Common Scab of Potatoes (APRP2); Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Field application of biocontrol of onion white root rot; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Genetic Basis of Resistance Breaking Phenotype within Strains of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Genetic Diversity of Tospoviruses in Australia and the Relationship of Sequence Divergence to Biological Activity; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Improvement in lettuce quality by reduction in losses due to soil borne diseases; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Improving Management of Potato Virus S Through a Better Understanding of Mechanisms of Virus Transmission; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Induction of thaxtomin A tolerance as an approach to resistance to potato common scab disease; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Integrated Viral Disease Management in Vegetable Crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
International R & D Workshop and Industry Extension meetings on Common Scab Disease; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Investigation into the potential of biological control of common scab disease of potato; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Management of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus in Potatoes; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Management Strategy for Elimination of Viruses from Certified Seed Potato Stocks in Tasmania; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Managing viruses in carrots, celery and related crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Managing Viruses in Tasmanian Seed Potato Stocks; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Mechanism of Resistance to Tuber-infection of Potato by Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Microbial endophytes and their potential for disease suppression in Australian potato production (APRP2); Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Molecular Basis of Thaxtomin Toxicity in Plant Cells, and Strain Differentiation of the Common Scab Pathogen; Australian Academy of Science (AASc)
Monitoring psyllids and psyllid predators in Australian potato crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Native Psyllid Populations and the Distribution of Candidatus Phytoplasma Australiense; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Pathogenesis and novel management of common scab disease of potato and the analysis of the genetic diversity of Australian tospoviruses; Australian Academy of Science (AASc)
PhD project: Flower Diseases of Pyrethrum; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Phytochemistry of Thrips Resistance in Potato and Its Influence on Acquisition and Transmission of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Population Genetics and Phylogeny of the Plant Pathogenic Protozoan Spongospora subterranea f.sp subterranea, the cause of powdery scab of potatoes; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Processing Potato Program 2004-09; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Research Conducted into Flower Diseases of Pyrethrum; Botanical Resources Australia Pty Ltd (BRAPL)
Resistance to tuber invading pathogens in somacional variants of potato; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Spongospora infection of potato roots - ecology epidemiology & control; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Studies of prunus necrotic ringspot virus (PNRSV) in hops; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Studies of the Management of Hop Virus and Viroid Diseases; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Survey the Impacts of Commercial Rotations on Pathogen Inoculum Levels (APRP2); Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
The Importance of Tuber Borne Inoculum on the Health of Seed Potatoes and on the Storability of Processing Potatoes (APRP2); Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
The Role of Phytotoxins in Ray Blight Disease of Pyrethrum and Significance of Toxin Tolerance to Disease; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Project; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Towards a Durable Management Strategy for Ray Blight in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Crops; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Understanding the evolution of fungicide resistance for durable control of fungal pathogens in pyrethrum; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A scientific trial to measure the in-paddock and economic benefits of bio-fumigation on soil health, and on disease pest and weed levels on a range of annual crops under Tasmanian conditions
Biology and control of the systemic form of poppy downy mildew
Managing Viruses in Carrots, Celery and Related Crops
Soil-borne disease management diagnostic

Research Candidate Supervision

Biological control of Sclerotium cepivorum (Berk) using Trichoderma koningii (Oudem)
Broad Spectrum Resistance to Tuber-invading Diseases of Potato
Characterisation of Cultural, Biological and Molecular Variability of Phoma Ligulicola Isolates Associated with Ray Blight Disease of Pyrethrum and Chrysanthemum
Copper Sensitivity in Tasmanian Populations of the Walnut Blight Pathogen Xanthomonas arboricola pv juglandis
Detection, Distribution and Genetic Diversity of Viruses Causing Rosette Disease of Groundnut in Ghana
Epidemiological studies of downy mildew of oilseed poppy
Epidemiology and Management of Flower Diseases of Pyrethrum
Epidemiology and Management of Walnut Blight in Tasmania
Epidemiology and the development of risk assessment models for the management of tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) in potatoes
Epidemiology of Botrylis SPP associated with Neck Rot of Onion in Northern Tasmania
Epidemiology of Potato virus S and Potato virus X in Seed Potato in Tasmania, Australia
Epidemiology of Viruses Infecting Hop in Australia
Geophytopathological aspects of fungal foliar diseases of pyrethrum (Tanacetum cineariifolium L) in Tasmania
Molecular characterisation of OFV
Molecular Variation of Viruses Infecting Hops in Australia and Associated Studies
Onion Rihizobacteria as Potential Plant Health Promoters
Optimisation of 2,4-D Treatments for the Control of Common Scab of Potato (and Related Studies)
Potato Tuber Anatomy and Susceptibility to Common Scab (Streptomyces Scabiei)
Selection of Potato Somaclones with Resistance to Powdery Scab Disease
Studies on Common Scab of Potato
Studies on the Synthesis of Biologically Active, Small Molecule Natural Products
Thaxtomin A Toxicity in Plant Cells (Studies Associated with Common Scab Disease of Potato)
The role of phytotoxins in ray blight disease of pyrethrum and significance of toxin tolerance
Thrips Vectors and Resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV) in Potato
To develop a novel silica spray to enhance plant growth
Understanding the Genetic Structure of Microsphaeropsis tanaceti within Pyrethrum and the Mechanisms for Plant Host Resistance