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Researcher: Kirkwood, IA (Dr Iain Kirkwood)

Fields of Research

Plant pathology
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Horticultural production
Horticultural crop growth and development
Agriculture, land and farm management
Farm management, rural management and agribusiness
Horticultural crop improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Agricultural biotechnology

Research Objectives

Field grown vegetable crops
Horticultural crops

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Disease Resistance - Screening (Common Scab, Powdery Scab and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus); 4th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium
DNA monitoring tools for soil-borne diseases of potatoes; 4th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium
Enhancing Environmental Sustainability in the Procesing Potato Industry in Australia
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
Improving management of Potato Virus S through a better understanding of mechanisms of virus transmission
International Levy Board Project Cooperation Meeting, Cape Town, 4-16 March 2007
Management strategy for elimination of virus from certified seed potato stocks in Tasmania
Managing Viruses in Tasmanian Seed Potato Stocks
New program to research potatos
Optimal crop rotations for the control of soil-borne diseases; 4th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium
PPR+D (Processing Potato Research & Development) Program Leaders Tour to the United Kingdom to Develop Linkage Projects - Conference / Study Tour
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
Processing Potato Program 2004-09
Soil Amendments for the Control of Potato Diseases; 4th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposiu
Strain characterisation of Potato virus from seed potato in Tasmania, Australia; 16th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
The Australian Processing Potato Research and Development Program; 4th Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium

Research Projects

Improving Management of Potato Virus S Through a Better Understanding of Mechanisms of Virus Transmission; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
International Levy Board Project Meeting, Cape Town - March 2007; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Processing Potato Program 2004-09; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)

Research Candidate Supervision