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Researcher: Pilkington, S (Mrs Stacey Pilkington)

Fields of Research

Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Plant pathology
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Horticultural crop improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Horticultural crop growth and development

Research Objectives

Plant extract crops
Horticultural crops
Field grown vegetable crops

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A polymerase chain reaction assay for ascosporic inoculum of Sclerotinia species; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Changes in distribution and frequency of fungi associated with a foliar disease complex of pyrethrum in Australia; Plant Disease
Durable management of ray blight disease (Phoma ligulicola) of pyrethrum. Sub pro-program 3e of Horticulture Australia Ltd Project PY09002
Efficacy of fungicides for control of ray blight and Sclerotinia crown rot in Tasmanian pyrethrum fields
Epidemiology and management of white mould (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) of beans
Evidence for sexual recombination in Didymella tanaceti populations, and their evolution over spring production in Australian pyrethrum fields; Phytopathology
Genetics governing the differential response to boscalid of Microsphaeropsis tanaceti and Stagonosporopsis tanaceti; 2015 American Phytopathological Society Annual meeting
Management of vegetable diseases with silicon
Mycoflora associated with pyrethrum seed and the integration of seed steam treatment into foliar disease management strategies; Plant Disease
Pilot study into 'Slow Plant Loss After Single Harvest' (SPLASH) syndrome in pyrethrum
Quantifying the effect of Sclerotinia and Botrytis flower blights on pyrethrum production
Symptomatology of crown rot of pyrethrum caused by Sclerotinia spp. in Tasmania, Australia; 2014 APS-CPS Joint Meeting
Tan spot disease: An emerging threat to pyrethrum production
Trial of S2200 for control of Ray Blight in pyrethrum
Trial of S2200 for control of Winter Dieback in pyrethrum

Research Projects

Understanding the Infection and Population Biology of Poppy Downy Mildew for Improved Crop Resistance; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Investigating the genetics of pyrethrum vernalisation
Pilot Study: Understanding the Infection and Population Biology of Poppy Downy Mildew for Improved Crop Resistance
Tissue culture techniques for pyrethrum

Research Candidate Supervision