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Researcher: Potter, KJB (Dr Karina Potter)

Fields of Research

Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Evolutionary biology
Horticultural production
Forest health and pathology

Research Objectives

Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Other animal production and animal primary products
Pome fruit, pip fruit
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Adult feeding and oviposition preferences of the ragwort flea beetle Longitarsus flavicornis (Stephens) on ragwort Senecio jacobaea L., from Australia and the Netherlands; 34th Australian Entomological Society/6th Invertebrate Biodiversity & Conservation Combined Conference
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for the Control of Apple Replant; 1st Australian Soil-borne Disease Symposium
Desiccation and egg viability of the ragwort flea beetle, Longitarsus flavicornis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae); Biocontrol Science and Technology
Factors affecting establishment and efficacy of the ragwort flea beetle Longitarsis flavicornis (Stephens), in the biological control of ragwort, Senecio jacobaea L., in Tasmania
Oviposition of the ragwort flea beetle, Longitarsus flavicornis (Stephens) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), in relation to the phenology of ragwort, Senecio jacobaea L. (Asteraceae); Biological Control
Soil characteristics in relation to the long-term efficacy of the biological control agent, the ragwort flea beetle (Longitarsus flavicornis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)) in Australia; Biological Control
Suitability of Valued Eucalypt Species for the Larval Development of the Gum Leaf Skeletoniser, Uraba Lugens; New Zealand Plant Protection Society Conference
Survival of larvae of the ragwort flea beetle, Longitarsus flavicornis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), in water-logged soil; Biocontrol Science and Technology
The extent and severity of apple replant disease in Tasmania; 1st Australian Soil-borne Disease Symposium
What are the key factors affecting the efficacy of the ragwort flea beetle in its control of ragwort?; 12th Australian Weeds Conference Weed Management into the 21st Century: Do we know where we're going
What are the key factors affecting the efficacy of the ragwort flea beetle?; Australian Entomological Society 30th AGM and Scientific Conference 'Insects in the Australian Environment'

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision