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Researcher: Wilson, MD (Dr Matthew Wilson)

Fields of Research

Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Food Packaging, Preservation and Safety
Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Plant Physiology

Research Objectives

Horticultural Crops
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables (Post Harvest)
Ornamentals, Natives, Flowers and Nursery Plants
Berry Fruit (excl. Kiwifruit)
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Forest and Woodlands Environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Effects of N, P and K on polygodial leaf extract of Tasmannia lanceolata (Poir.) A.C. Smith; Journal of Essential Oil Research
Effects of pre- and post-cut storage temperatures on fresh-cut watermelon quality and shelf-life; Proceedings of the 4th Asia Symposium on Quality Management in Postharvest Systems
Effects of tree guards and mulching on plantation establishment of 'Tasmanian Native Pepper' (Tasmannia lanceolata (Poir.) A.C. Smith); Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Horticultural ecophysiology of Tasmanian native pepper; XI International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems
Innovative processes and technologies for packaging of fresh fruit and vegetables: a review; Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
Native pollinator management may be a key to improving fruit set in Tasmanian Mountain Pepper, Tasmannia lanceolata (Winteraceae), an emerging spice resource; Journal of Crop Improvement
Plant nutrition, growth and polygodial production of Tasmannia lanceolata; XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: V World Congress on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants and International Symposium on Plants, as Factories of Natural Substances, Edible and Essential Oils
Recent advances in postharvest technologies to extend the shelf life of blueberries (Vaccinium sp.), raspberries (Rubus idaeus L.) and blackberries (Rubus sp.); Journal of Berry Research
Shelf-life extension of fresh basil, coriander, mint and parsley; International Forum on Horticultural Product Quality

Research Projects

Developing tools to screen native pepper for resistance to dieback and tolerance to drought
Ethylene absorption technology to extend the shelf-life of fresh horticultural produce

Research Candidate Supervision