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Researcher: Wilson, SJ (Dr Stephen Wilson)

Fields of Research

Oenology and Viticulture
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Forestry Management and Environment
Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Plant Pathology
Horticultural Production
Plant Physiology
Forestry Sciences
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Agroforestry
Soil Sciences
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Physical Oceanography
Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Environmental Science and Management
Biological Physics
Tree Nutrition and Physiology
Environmental Management
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Biological Sciences
Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)

Research Objectives

Table Grapes
Stone Fruit
Pome Fruit, Pip Fruit
Hardwood Plantations
Wine Grapes
Horticultural Crops
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Vegetables
Softwood Plantations
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Rehabilitation of Degraded Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Rice
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Tree Nuts (excl. Almonds and Macadamias)
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Barley
Climate and Climate Change
Plant Extract Crops (e.g. Pyrethrum, Jojoba)
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Social Ethics
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Animal Protection Chemicals
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production

Career Best Publications

Anthesis, pollination and fruitset in Pinot Noir; Vitis
Fluctuations in light intensity modulate ion fluxes from grape berry mesocarp: direct evidence from microelectrode ion flux estimations; Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research
Non-fumigant management of apple replant disease; Scientia Horticulturae
Nutrient uptake patterns over the surface of germinating wheat seeds; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Root exposure effects on water relations of Eucalyptus nitens nursery stock; New Forests

Research Publications

2009 TIAR Vineyard Planner
A statistical model to estimate bud fruitfulness in Pinot noir; American Journal of Enology and Viticulture
Ammonium thiosulphate and 6-benzyladenine improve the crop load and fruit quality of 'Delicious' apple; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
An alternative view of rain induced Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium .L) fruit splitting ; National and Trans Tasman Horticultural Science Conference
An alternative view on rain-induced cracking of sweet cherries (Prunus avium L.); 6th International Cherry Symposium
An alternative view on rain-induced cracking of sweet cherries (Prunus avium L.); 6th International Cherry Symposium
Anthesis, Pollination and Fruit Set in Pinot Noir
Anthesis, pollination and fruitset in Pinot Noir; Vitis
Apple replant disease - potential countermeasures; 8th International Congress of Plant Pathology
Apple Replant Disease - Potential Countermeasures
Application of Composted Pulp and Paper Mill Sludge to a Young Pine Plantation; Journal of Environmental Quality
Can crop load be used to minimise incidence of rain-induced cracking in sweet cherry?; Horticulture for the Future Conference
Causes of rain induced cracking of sweet cherries; 27th International Horticultural Congress
Challenging dominant discourses of climate change; Climatic Change
Changes in water relations of Eucalyptus nitens nursery stock during and after lifting and transplanting; New Forests
Clay/humus pellets reduce germination in Eucalyptus ovata; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Coincidence of maximum severity of powdery mildew on grape leaves and the carbohydrate sink-to-source transition; Plant Pathology
Continued development of V. vinifera inflorescence primordia in winter dormant buds; Vitis
Correlation of vineyard imagery with Pinot Noir yield and vigour; 13th AWITC
Crop load manipulation and fruit cracking in sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.); Advances in Horticultural Science
Dormancy and Germination in Eucalyptus globulus Seeds; Seeds: Biology , Development and Ecology
Dormancy and Germination in Eucalyptus Globulus Seeds; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Effect of frost damage and pruning on current crop and return crop of Pinot Noir; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Effect of photoperiod on flower bud initiation and development in myoga (Zingiber mioga Roscoe); Scientia Horticulturae
Effect of Time of Planting and Seed Treatment on Field Establishment of E. angustifolia
Fluctuations in light intensity modulate ion fluxes from grape berry mesocarp: direct evidence from microelectrode ion flux estimations; Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research
Frost 2006 - What can we learn?; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Frost Protection - Evaluation of New System
Fruit crops in a changing climate; ABARE Regional Outlook Conference
Fruit zone leaf removal in cool climate Pinot Noir; Implications for yield and fruit composition; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Incidence and type of cracking in sweet cherry (Prunus aviuim L.) are affected by genotype and season; Crop & Pasture Science
Inflorescence initiation and floral differentiation in Vitis vinifera L. Pinot Noir; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Investigations into the relationship of late-season Pinot Noir leaf health to grape and wine composition; 13th AWITC
Key climatic effects on the yield of Pinot Noir in Tasmania; 12th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Large scale rehabilitaiton of rural tree decline areas - prospects for regeneration of mixed stands based on direct seeding
Leaf physiology associated with ontogenic resistance to a biotrophic pathogen; XII International Congress on Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions 2007
Light sensitivity and germination of Eucalyptus globulus seeds; Seed Science & Technology
Low Seed Yield from ON019A; Enza / South Pacific Seeds Onion Seed Production Conference
Maximum severity of powdery mildew on grape leaves coincides with the sink to source transition; Grapevine Downy and Powdery Mildew, International Workshop
Models of shoot development for Chardonnay and Pinot noir vines in Tasmania; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Multiple traits associated with salt tolerance in lucerne: revealing the underlying cellular mechanisms; Functional Plant Biology
Neue Erkenntnisse zum Platzen von Susskirschen; Obst-und Weinbau
Non-fumigant management of apple replant disease; Scientia Horticulturae
Nutrient uptake patterns over the surface of germinating wheat seeds; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Nutrient uptake patterns over the surface of germinating wheat seeds; 43rd Annual ASBMB 18th Annual ANZSCDB amd 30th Annual ASPP
Nutrition and Irrigation Interactions for a Practical Solution; 7th International Symposium on Mineral Nutrition of Fruit Crops
Nutrition and irrigation: towards a practical solution for cherry cracking; VII International Symposium on Mineral Nutrition of Fruit Crops
Ontogenic resistance in grape leaves to powdery mildew and models of shoot development
Ontogenic resistance in grapevine leaves to powdery mildew and the sink to source transition; 16th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
Pollination of Vitis inifera L. cv. Pinot noir as influenced by Botrytis fungicides; Vitis: journal of grapevine research
Provenance effects on pre-germination treatments for Eucalyptus regnans and E. delegatensis seed; Forest Ecology and Management
Pruning effects on Pinot Noir vines in Tasmania (Australia); Vitis
Rain induced Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium .L) fruit splitting: An alternative view; 39th National Cherry Conference
Rain-Reduced Sweet Cherry Fruit Cracking; National Cherry Conference, Innovation in Production ... Growing our Future
Reducing the impact of late season rainfall - Rain and cracking; Fruit Growers of Tasmania May Conference
Response of Two Apple Cultivars to Potassium Thiosulphate as a Blossom Thinner; 9th International Symposium on Plant Bioregulators in Fruit Production
Rising sea levels to affect home owners in next 50 years. Tasmania's dryer conditions
Root exposure effects on water relations of Eucalyptus nitens nursery stock; New Forests
Tasmanian Stone Fruit Association Newsletter
Temperature, light and humidity effects on the flowering biology of Vitis vinifera L. Pinot Noir; International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology
The effect of bunch structure on Pinot Noir fruit composition in cool climate South Eastern-Tasmania; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
The effect of grapevine leaf physiology on development of powdery mildew; Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology Seminar on Grapevine Pests and Disease
The effect of summer trimming height on Pinot Noir berry ripening in Tasmania; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
The Eucalypt Aroma of Southern Australian Pinot Noir Wines; 6th International Cool Climate Symposium for Viticulture and Oenology
Tools for managing fruit composition of Pinot Noir in cool climates
Tree water relations: flow and fruit; Agricultural Water Management
Understanding the critical stages of floral initiation and differentiation in cool climate viticulture
Vascular flow of water induces side cracking in sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.); Advances in Horticultural Science
Vineyard management approaches affecting Pinot Nor wine quality in the Tamar Valley, Tasmania; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Water Relations in Eucalyptus regnans nursery plants following root exposure after lifting; Forest Ecology and Management

Research Projects

6th International Cool Climate Symposium for Viticulture and Oenology; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Application for Support to Attend the 12th Annual Wine Industry Technical Conference - Robertson; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Application for Support to Attend the 12th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference - Heazlewood; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Characterisation of the 'Minty' Flavour of Cool Climate Pinots; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Climate Futures for Tasmania: Prospects, Impacts and Information for Adaptation Options; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Effects of Botrytis Fungicides on Pollen Germination and Fruit Set; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Floral Development and Seed Yield in Hybrid Onion Seed Crops; Enza Zaden, De Enkhuizer Zaadhandel bv (ENZAZ)
Flower Abortion in Hybrid Onion Seed Crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Frost Management in Cool Climate Vineyards; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Frost Protection - Evaluation of New System; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Large Scale Rehabilitation of Tree Decline Habitats; Northern Midlands Council (NMC)
Release of 'Minty' Flavour Component During Fermentation of Pinot Noir; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Response of Grapevine Canopies to Chemical Elicitors that Induce Disease Resistance; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Stablising Yields of Pinot Noir Grape Vines in Tasmania; Wine Australia (WineAust)
Tamar Ridge Wines-Research Partnerships Program; Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts (DEDTA)
Apple Rejuvenation in Sikkim
Expert Advice on Water Use of Selected Walnut Groves
Opinion - Suitability of Pear Understock

Research Candidate Supervision

'Cold-induced photoinhibition, pigment chemistry, growth and nutrition of Eucalyptus nitens and E. globulus seedlings during establishment'.
An Apparent Induction of Secondary Dormancy in Eucalyptus globulus Labill Seeds
Aspects of Vitis vinifera L. cv Pinot Noir Fruitfulness in Tasmania
Development of an Oenological Research Program, Examining the effects of Base Wine Temperature and Choice of Yeast, the Secondary Fermentation of Tasmanian Sparkling Wine
Exploration of the Effects of Fruit and Berry Exposure on Fruit Composition in Vitis vinifera cv. Pinot Noir
Factors influencing yield in grape vines in Tasmania
Frost tolerance in grape vines
Germination Issues in the Cultivation of Echinacea angustifolia in Tasmania
Investigations into the Relationships of Stress and Leaf Health of the Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) on Grape and Wine Qualities
Mechanisms of Aluminium Toxicity, Tolerance and Amelioration in Wheat
Microbiological Aspects of Apple Replant Disease
Ontogenic Resistance in Grapevine Leaves to Powdery Mildew
Process of soil formation and prediction of soil distribution in either forest or viticultural landscapes of Tasmania
Rain-Induced Fruit Cracking in Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium L.)
The Effect of Vineyard Management Practices on Pinot Noir Fruit and Wine Composition
The Impact of Selected Orchard Management Practices on Apple (Malus domestica L.) Fruit Quality
Water relations of radiata pine seed pretreatments
Wine Quality and Fruit Characteristics of Pinot Noir Clones and Associated Rootstocks in Tasmania