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Researcher: Gent, DH (Dr David Gent)

Fields of Research

Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Plant pathology
Horticultural crop growth and development
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Horticultural crops
Plant extract crops
Field grown vegetable crops
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Characterizaton of the spatiotemporal attributes of sclerotinia flower blight epidemics in a perennial pyrethrum pathosystem; Plant Disease
Concepts of sustainability, motivations for pest management approaches, and implications for communicating change; Plant Disease: An International Journal of Applied Plant Pathology
Crop damage from Sclerotinia crown rot and risk factors in pyrethrum; Plant Disease
Durable management of ray blight disease (Phoma ligulicola) of pyrethrum. Sub pro-program 3e of Horticulture Australia Ltd Project PY09002
Effects of seedborne and overwintering inoculum on ray blight severity in pyrethrum; American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting 2011
Epidemiology and management of white mould (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) of beans
Hop Cultivars and Breeding; Compendium of Hop Diseases
Quantifying the effect of Sclerotinia and Botrytis flower blights on pyrethrum production
Quantifying the effects of uniconazole on growth and yield of pyrethrum in Australia; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Site-Specific Risk Factors for Ray Blight in Tasmanian Pyrethrum Fields; Plant Disease
Site-specific risk factors of white mould epidemics in bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) in Tasmania, Australia; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Spatiotemporal characterization of Sclerotinia crown rot epidemics in pyrethrum; Plant Disease

Research Projects

Research Conducted into Flower Diseases of Pyrethrum; Botanical Resources Australia Pty Ltd (BRAPL)

Research Candidate Supervision