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Researcher: Greaves, BL (Dr Bruce Greaves)

Fields of Research

Tree improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Timber, pulp and paper
Fish pests and diseases
Biological oceanography
Forestry sciences
Medical biotechnology
Gene mapping
Agricultural economics

Research Objectives

Hardwood plantations
Other plant production and plant primary products
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Timber materials
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Wood, wood products and paper
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A cash flow model to compare coppice and genetically improved seedling options for Eucalyptus globulus pulpwood plantations; Forest Ecology and Management
An economic assessment of genetic gain and coppice productivity in second rotation plantations; Genomes > The linkage to Life
Assumptions underlying the use of economic weights - are they valid in breeding for eucalypt kraft pulp ?; Forest Genetics
Breeding objective for plantation eucalypts grown for production of kraft pulp; Forest Science
Carbon Revenues and economic breeding objectives in Eucalyptus globulus pulpwood plantations; Eucalyptus in a Changing World
Determining the economics of processing plantation eucalypts for solid timber products
Eucalypt Plantations for Solid Wood Products in Australia - A Review: If you don't prune it, we can't use it
Genetic control and repeatability of near infrared reflectance from Eucalyptus nitens woodmeal; Appita Journal
Genetic correlations between pulpwood and solid-wood selection and objective traits in Eucalyptus globulus; Annals of Forest Science
Genetic variation in commercial properties of six and fifteen year-old Eucalyptus globulus; IUFRO
Integrating revenues from carbon sequestration into economic breeding objectives for Eucalyptus globulus pulpwood production; Annals of Forest Science
Patterns of longitudinal within-tree variation in pulpwood and solidwood traits differ among Eucalyptus globulus genotypes; Annals of Forest Science
Picking the Winners
The influence of basic density and pulp-yield on the cost of eucalypt kraft pulping: a theoretical model for tree breeding; 50th Appita Annual General Conference & 1996 Pan Pacific Conference
The Southern Annular Mode (SAM) influences phytoplankton communities in the seasonal ice zone of the Southern Ocean; Biogeosciences
Use of a Pilodyn for the indirect selection of basic density in Eucalyptus nitens; Canadian Journal of Forest Research

Research Projects

Alternative Breeding and Deployment Objectives for Eucalyptus Globulus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Genetic control of propagation effects in Pinus radiata and strategies for their use in breeding programs; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Application of Non-destructive Evaluation Techniques to the Prediction of Solid-wood Suitability of Eucalyptus nitens Logs
Optimising Deployment of Pinus Radiata - an Evaluation of methods for the propagation of cuttings and the estimation of genetic parameters to quantify gains from deploying with stecklings
The Genetic Improvement of Eucalyptus Globulus and E. Nitens for Solidwood Production