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Researcher: MacTavish-West, HS (Dr Hazel MacTavish-West)

Fields of Research

Horticultural Production
Nutrition and Dietetics
Food Processing
Food Nutritional Balance
Food Chemistry and Molecular Gastronomy (excl. Wine)

Research Objectives

Horticultural Crops
Ornamentals, Natives, Flowers and Nursery Plants
Education and Training
Nutrition
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (Post Harvest)
Processed Fruit and Vegetable Products (incl. Fruit Juices)
Nutraceuticals and Functional foods

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Australian consumer awareness of health benefits associated with vegetable consumption; Nutrition and Dietetics
Biosynthesis of Volatiles in Brown Boronia Flowers after Harvest: Effect of Harvest Time and Incubation Conditions; Annals of Botany
Bound Volatiles in Brown Boronia Flowers (Boronia megastigma); ACS 219th Conference
Emission of Volatiles From Brown Boronia Flowers: Some Comparative Observations; Annals of Botany
Factors affecting yield and composition of floral extract from Boronia megastigma Nees
Floral extract from four clones ofBoronia megastigama (Nees) throughout flowering; Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology
Nine points to mobilise against the decline in agricultural research development and extension in Australia; Building RD&E direction and capacity in Australian agriculture
Optimizing Solvent Extraction of Boronia megastigma (Nees) Flowers; Journal of Essential Oil Research
Production of volatiles in brown boronia flowers after harvest Pilot-scale research; Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology
Production of volatiles in brown boronia flowers after harvest. I: Effect of clonal type and incubation temperature; Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology
Production of volatiles in brown boronia flowers after harvest. II: Effect of oxygen consumption; Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology
The Effect of Flower Maturity and Harvest Timing on Floral Extract from Boronia megastigma (Nees); Annals of Botany
Volatiles in Different Floral Organs, and Effect of Floral Characteristics on Yield of Extract from Boronia megastigma (Nees); Annals of Botany

Research Projects

A value chain approach to food product innovation; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Essential Oils and Plant Extracts; AgriFutures (AgFut)

Research Candidate Supervision