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Researcher: White, LR (Ms Leonie White)

Fields of Research

Horticultural production
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)

Research Objectives

Field grown vegetable crops
Other plant production and plant primary products
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Boutique & Heritage Potato 2010 Buyers Guide
Distribution of native psyllid populations and phytoplasmas in Australian potato crops
Evaluation of pea and bean cultivars for development, yield and quality; Proceedings of the 2011 Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research Vegetable Centre Industry Communication Forum
Evaluation of potato cultivars for yield and processing quality; 2011 Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research Vegetable Centre Industry Communication Forum
Monitoring for incursions of the tomato potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) in Australian potato fields; 43rd AGM & Scientific Conference and Australasian Arachnological Society 2012
Native psyllid populations and the distribution of Candidatus phytoplasma australiense
Tasmanian Potato Protectors
The tomato potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Šulc, 1909) (Hemiptera: Triozidae): a review of the threat of the psyllid to Australian solanaceous crop industries and surveillance for incursions in potato crops; Austral Entomology

Research Projects

Monitoring psyllids and psyllid predators in Australian potato crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)

Research Candidate Supervision