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Researcher: Brown, PH (Professor Phil Brown)

Fields of Research

Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Horticultural Production
Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Agronomy
Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Plant Pathology
Crop and Pasture Production
Tree Nutrition and Physiology
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Soil Chemistry (excl. Carbon Sequestration Science)
Plant Developmental and Reproductive Biology
Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (Application etc.)
Environmental Chemistry (incl. Atmospheric Chemistry)
Land Capability and Soil Degradation
Soil Sciences
Plant Physiology
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Crop and Pasture Post Harvest Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
Education
Veterinary Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Forestry Sciences
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Soil Physics
Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Tree Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Agroforestry
Food Processing
Cell Metabolism
Food Chemistry and Molecular Gastronomy (excl. Wine)
Food Nutritional Balance
Biological Physics
Forestry Management and Environment

Research Objectives

Vegetables
Horticultural Crops
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Hardwood Plantations
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Stone Fruit
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Ornamentals, Natives, Flowers and Nursery Plants
Pome Fruit, Pip Fruit
Education and Training Systems
Plant Extract Crops (e.g. Pyrethrum, Jojoba)
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Agricultural Chemicals
Industrial Crops
Table Grapes
Linseed
Nutrition
Dairy Cattle
Rehabilitation of Degraded Forest and Woodlands Environments
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Animal Protection Chemicals
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (Post Harvest)
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Processed Fruit and Vegetable Products (incl. Fruit Juices)
Nutraceuticals and Functional foods
Integration of Farm and Forestry

Career Best Publications

Clomazone dissipation in four Tasmanian topsoils; Weed Science
Cold-induced photoinhibition affects establishment of Eucalyptus nitens (Deane and Maiden) Maiden and Eucalyptus globulus Labill; Trees-Structure & Function
Effect of shadecloth tree shelters on cold-induced photoinhibition, foliar anthocyanin and growth of Eucalyptus globulus and E. nitens seedlings during establishment; Australian Journal of Botany
Effects of climatic factors, fluctuating water availability and partial defoliation on the diurnal radial growth pattern of carrot (Daucus carota) taproots; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Partial defoliation treatments to reduce carrot (Daucus carota L.) taproot splitting; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research

Research Publications

Molecular Tools for Understanding, Prediciting and Managing Flowering and Reproductive Development in Brassica oleracea
A micropropagation protocol for Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree); Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
A study of the biology and control of burr chervil and knotted hedge parsely in pyrethrum; 1st Tasmanian Weed Conference : A Decade of Change
A survey of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum fields and an assessment of factors controlling the germination of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis; 13th Australian Weeds Conference
Adsorptive behaviour of clomazone in five Australian agricultural soils; National Soils Conference
An examination of the seedbank distribution, seedling emergence and seed survival of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum; Solutions for a better environment
Assessment of Brassica Seed Damage Comparisons Between Harvesters and Harvester Settings
Assessment of pyrethrum canopy cover using digital image analysis; Smart Science for Innovative Horticultural Enterprises
Capsule set management issues in Eucalyptus globulus seed orchards; Australian Forest Growers International Biennial Conference: “Sustainable forestry - everybody benefits”
Causes of rain induced cracking of sweet cherries; 27th International Horticultural Congress
Changes in Seed Yield and Quality with Maturity in Onion (Allium cepa L., cv. 'Early Cream Gold'); Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science
Changes in Stolon Growth Rate and Gibberellin Concentration During Tuberisation in Hydroponically Grown Potato Plants; EAPR 2005
Clomazone desorption and estimated bioavailability in four Tasmanian topsoils; Soil 2000 : New Horizons for a New Century
Clomazone dissipation in four Tasmanian topsoils; Soil 2000 : New Horizons for a New Century
Clomazone dissipation in four Tasmanian topsoils; Weed Science
Cold induced photoinhibition and xanthophyll-cycle conversion during establishment of Eucalyptus nitens seedlings: A possible role for non-xanthophyll cycle-mediated energy quenching?; 12th Congress of the Federation of European Societies of Plant Physiology
Cold-induced photoinhibition affects establishment of Eucalyptus nitens (Deane and Maiden) Maiden and Eucalyptus globulus Labill; Trees-Structure & Function
Cold-Induced Photoinhibition Affects Establishment of Eucalyptus Nitens and E. Globulus Seedlings; 43rd ASBMB, 18th ANZSCDB & 39th ASPP Annual Combined Conference
Developing a Regional Ecological Risk Assessment: A Case Study of a Tasmanian Agricultural Catchment; Regional Scale Ecological Risk Assessment
Developing a Regional Ecological Risk Assessment: A Case Study of a Tasmanian Agricultural Catchment; Human and Ecological Risk Assessment
Distribution of the herbicides clomazone and pendimethalin in soils, and implications for activity and persistence; 13th Australian Weeds Conference
Diurnal Cycles of Stolon and Tuber Expansion during Potato Tuberisation; Horticulture Art & Science for Life Toronto 2002
Diurnal fluctuations in splitting susceptibility of carrot taproots; 12th Congress of the Federation of European Societies of Plant Physiology
Diurnal Fluctuations in Splitting Susceptibility of Carrot Taproots; Carrot Conference Australia
Drought Stress at Broccoli Transplanting Decreases Harvest Uniformity
Early Crop Development and Harvest Uniformity in Broccoli; IHC Lisboa 2010
Effect Of Dry Storage Temperature Scarification And Light On The Germination Of Anthriscus Caucalis; Proceedings of 4th International Weed Science
Effect of drying conditions on pyrethrins content; Industrial Crops and Products
Effect of photoperiod on flower bud initiation and development in myoga (Zingiber mioga Roscoe); Scientia Horticulturae
Effect of Rutherglen Bug Infestation on Carrot Seed Yield and Quality; Carrot Conference Australia
Effect of shadecloth tree shelters on cold-induced photoinhibition, foliar anthocyanin and growth of Eucalyptus globulus and E. nitens seedlings during establishment; Australian Journal of Botany
Effects of climatic factors, fluctuating water availability and partial defoliation on the diurnal radial growth pattern of carrot (Daucus carota) taproots; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effects of density on dry matter yield on the yield and pyrethrins content of pyrethrum plants in Tasmania; International Pyrethrum Symposium
Effects of Haulm Removal on Seed Performance; EAPR 2005
Effects of watering interval, timing and duration of water stress on the yield and pyrethrins content of pyrethrum plants; International Pyrethrum Symposium
Embryo Development and Time of Cutting in Cool Temperate Carrot Seed Crops; Seeds: Biology , Development and Ecology
Embryo development and time of harvest in cool temperate carrot seed crops; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Evaluation of processing potato cultivars and lines for Simplot in Tasmania
Evaluation of Processing Potato Cultivars and Lines for Simplot in Tasmania 2007
Evidence that mechanical stress leads to stem cavities in broccoli; IHC Lisboa 2010
Excessive vegetative growth in Tasmanian broccoli
Factors Affecting Fruit Set in Eucalyptus Globulus; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Factors Affecting Fruit Set in Eucalyptus Globulus
Factors Affecting the Expression of Stunted Root Abnormality in Onion (Allium cepa L.); 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Factors controlling broccoli inflorescence development and architecture
Factors Influencing Carrot Size and Shape
Factors limiting reproductive output in Eucalyptus globulus seed orchards; IUFRO WP 2.08.03 Improvement and Culture of Eucalypts Conference
Field Data Collection for Assessment of Environmental Risk from Chlorpyrifos use in Orchards
Five-Year Review of the Outcomes of Agronomy Research; Potato 2005 Conference
Floral Characteristics Affecting Insect Pollination in Cytoplasmically Male-Sterile Carrot Flowers; 34th Australian Entomological Society/6th Invertebrate Biodiversity & Conservation Combined Conference
Flower Abortion in Hybrid Onion Seed Crops
Flowering and seed development of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis; Solutions for a better environment
Functional anatomy of the oil glands of Melaleuca alternifolia (Myrtaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
Germination characteristics of Apiaceae weeds in pyrethrum; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Guidelines for Management of Rutherglen Bug in Australian Carrot Seed Crops
Herbicide Dose-Response Curve for Poppies; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
Herbicide Dose-Response Curve for Poppies; Proceedings of the 10th Australian Nitrogen Fixation Conference
How to lose friends and influence broccoli; Cradle Coast Postgraduate Research Conference
Hybrid Carrot Seed Research; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Hybrid Carrot Seed Research 2001 - 02
Hybrid Vegetable Seed Research (Carrot, Onion and Cauliflower); South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Hydroponics enables precise identification of infection window in common scab disease of potato; Australasian Soilborne Disease Symposium 2010
Identification of Factors Limiting Seed Yield in Radicchio Crops in Tasmania
Improving Carrot Seed Production in Southern Australia; 28th International Carrot Conference
Improving Seed Poato Production
Increasing G1 Potato Seed Yields
Infection of Potato Tubers with the Common Scab Pathogen Streptomyces scabiei in a Soil-less System; Journal of Phytopathology
Insect visitation to flowering hybrid carrot seed crops; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Integrated Biological Control of Sclerotinia Minor Root Rot of Pyrethrum Crops
Intergenerational Effects on Seed potato Physiological Ageing; Horticulture Art & Science for Life Toronto 2002
Investigation and Manipulation of the Onion Skin Formation Process; 27th International Horticultural Congress
Investigation and Manipulation of the Onion Skin Formation Process
Is hollow stem in broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica mediated by high growth rate?; Smart Science for Innovative Horticultural Enterprises
Laticifer Development and Alkaloid Accumulation in Poppy
Laticifers and latex yield in opium poppy; ComBio 2005
Managing Carrot Root Size; Carrot Conference Australia
Managing Carrot Splitting; AuSHS 5th Australian Horticultural Science Conference Opportunities through Diversity
Managing Rutherglen Bug in Carrot Seed Crops; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Mitigation of stunted root abnormality in onion (Allium cepa L.) using seed priming treatments; Seed Science and Technology
Moisture stress at transplanting reduces harvest uniformity in broccoli; International Horticultural Congress 2010
Molecular Tools for Understanding Flowering Time in Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) Hybrid Seed Crops; 28th International Horticultural Congress
Molecular tools for understanding flowering time in cauliflower hybrid seed crops; 17th Crucifer Genetics Workshop
Novel approaches to minimising the incidence of carrot (Dancus carota L.) splitting; ISHS Root & Tuber Conference
Occurrence and severity of the weeds Anthriscus caucalis and Torilis nodosa in pyrethrum; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Onion Storage
Opportunities for doctoral graduates within agricultural industries; Beyond Doctorates Downunder : Maximising the impact of your doctorate from Australia & New Zealand
Optimising production and storage conditions for seed potato physiological quality
Partial defoliation treatments to reduce carrot (Daucus carota L.) taproot splitting; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Photosynthesis and assimilate partitioning during rhythmic growth of green tea (Camellia sinensis var sinensis); Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology
Physiology of Pyrethrins Production in Tasmanian pyrethrum crops
Pollination and Seed Development in Hybrid Vegetable Seed Crops
Pollination biology of oilseed poppy, Papaver somniferum L; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Post Pollination Capsule Development in Eucalyptus Globulus Seed Orchard; Australasian Forest Genetics Conference
Post-pollination capsule development in Eucalyptus globulus seed orchards; Australian Journal of Botany
Preliminary Investigation of Low Seed Yield and Germination of Hybrid Carrot Seed; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Processing efficiency of different broccoli head architectures; International Horticultural Congress 2010
Rapid pesticide extraction and analysis methods for better environmental management; Joint Soils Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Societies of Soil Science
Relationship between growth rate and the development of hollow stem broccoli; Crop & Pasture Science
Resilience of the horticultural community: Engaged researchers promoting productivity and profitability; Community resilience, universities and engaged research for today’s world
Rhizome dormancy and shoot growth in myoga (Zingiber mioga Roscoe; Scientia Horticulturae
Seed dormancy, germination and plant juvenility studies in Papaver bracteatum; National and Trans Tasman Horticultural Science Conference
Seed Ecology of Apiaceae Weeds in Pyrethrum; Seed: Biology, Development and Ecology
Serve-Ag Potato DMN Consultancy
Soil profile nitrate manipuplation to increase mass of seed potatoes grown from minitubers; Joint Soils Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Societies of Soil Science
Sorption kinetics of clomazone and pendimethalin in Tasmanian soils - problems for the licit opium poppy industry?; Pesticide Behaviour in Soils and Water
Study of some factors affecting carrot taproot size and uniformity; 10th Australian Agronomy Conference
Study of some factors affecting the growth and development of myoga (Zingiber mioga Roscoe); Scientia Horticulturae
Tasmanian Validation of a National Pesticide Behaviour Model for Better Land Management Outcomes; Joint Soils Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Societies of Soil Science
Temporal association of potato tuber development with susceptibility to common scab and Streptomyces scabiei-induced responses in the potato periderm; Plant Pathology
The behaviour of the herbicides MCPA and Sulfometuron Methyl in Tasmanian soils; Joint Soils Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Societies of Soil Science
The biology and control of Torilis nodosa and Anthriscus caucalis in pyrethrum; Proceedings of 4th International Weed Science
The Canon of Potato Science: 37. Stolonization, Tuber Induction and Tuberization; Potato Research
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 flower density and irrigation on capsule and seed set in Eucalyptus globulus seed orchards; New Forests
The impact of soil profile properties on vineyard variability in Tasmania; Joint Soils Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Societies of Soil Science
The latex capacity of opium poppy capsules is fixed early in capsule development and is not a major determinant in morphine yield; Annals of Applied Biology
The physiological basis of containerised tree seedling 'transplant shock': a review
The physiological basis of containerised tree seedling `transplant shock': a review; Australian Forestry
The relationship of the female reproductive success of Eucalyptus globulus to the endogenous properties of the flower; Sexual Plant Reproduction
The relative contribution of the male and female to the variation in reproductive success in Eucalyptus globulus; Silvae Genetica
Therapeutic Compounds as an Onion Quality Parameter
Tuber structural attributes and common scab infection in potato; National and Trans Tasman Horticultural Science Conference
Unanswered Questions : Iodine in agricultural crops; In: Goitre Monitor, The History of Iodine Deficiency in Tasmania
University - industry links - the 'front line'; Doctorates Downunder - Keys to Successful Doctoral Study in Australia and New Zealand

Research Projects

A Study of the Biology and Management of Two New Weeds, Anthriscus Caucalis and Torilis Nodosa, in Pyrethrum; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A value chain approach to food product innovation; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Assessment of Therapeutic Compounds as an Onion Quality Parameter; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Commercial Implementation of Innovative Carrot Production Technologies; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Developing a New Product for Enhancing Dormancy and Storage Qualities of Potatoes; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Development of a 5 Year Plan for a National Apple and Pear Productivity R&D Program; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Evaluation of Novel, High Yielding Pea Lines - Stage 1; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Evaluation of Potential for Chitosan to Enhance Plant Defence; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Evaluation of Potential for Chitosan to Enhance Plant Disease Defence; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Evaluation of Processing Potato Cultivars and Lines for Simplot in Tasmania; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Evaluation of Processing Potato Cultivars and Lines for Simplot in Tasmania 2007; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Excessive Vegetative Growth in Tasmanian Broccoli; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Factors Affecting Fruit Set in Eucalyptus Globulus; SeedEnergy Pty Ltd (SE)
Factors Affecting Green Pea Yields in Southern Tasmania; Simplot Australia (SIMPLOT)
Factors affecting the quality and shelf life of pre-packaged salad products; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Factors Controlling Broccoli Inflorescence Development and Architecture; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Factors Controlling the Regulation of Broccoli (Brassica Oleracea) Inflorescence Development and Architecture; Simplot Australia (SIMPLOT)
Factors influencing carrot size and shape; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Field Data Collection for Assessment of Environmental Risk from Chlorphyrifos Use in Orchards; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Flower Abortion in Hybrid Onion Seed Crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Flowering in Myoga (Zingiber Mioga) - a Potential New Asian Vegetable Crop for Tasmania; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Guaranteed Clean Vegetables; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Improving Seed Potato Production; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Improving the Reliability of Vegetable Seed Yields; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Increasing G1 Potato Seed Yields; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Integrated Biological Control of Sclerotinia Minor Root Rot of Pyrethrum Crops; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Investigation and Manipulation of the Onion Skin Formation Process; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Laticifer Development and Alkaloid Accumulation in Poppy; Tasmanian Alkaloids Pty Ltd (TASALK)
Molecular Tools for Understanding, Predicting and Managing Flowering and Reproductive Development in Brassica Oleracea; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Molecular Tools for Understanding, Predicting and Managing Flowering and Reproductive Development in Brassica Oleracea - Stage 1; Rijk Zwaan (RZ)
Onion storage; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Optimising Production and Storage Conditions for Seed Potato Physiological Quality; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Pesticide residue analysis in fresh and processed vegetables; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Physiology of Pyrethrins Production in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Pollination and Seed Development in Hybrid Vegetable Seed Crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Reproductive biology of Nerine species; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Role of Ion Fluxes in Potato Tuberization; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Spoilage Mechanisms for Fresh Cut Salad Mixes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Sustainable production systems for premixed salad products; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Understanding and Manipulating Stress Physiology of Eucalypt Seedlings to Improve Survival and Growth; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Variation in Green Pea (Pisum Sativum L.) Yield and Harvest Maturity Between Crops Grown in Southern Tasmania; Simplot Australia (SIMPLOT)
Yield Improvement In Hybrid Carrot Seed Crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Herbicide Residues in Cropping Soils
Pesticide Behaviour in Tasmanian Environments
Pesticide Residue Screening on Onion Samples
Residue Testing Methodology

Research Candidate Supervision