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Researcher: Luckman, G (Mr Gregory Luckman)

Fields of Research

Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Horticultural production
Horticultural crop growth and development
Horticultural crop improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Forestry sciences

Research Objectives

Field grown vegetable crops
Horticultural crops
Other plant production and plant primary products
Berry fruit (excl. kiwifruit)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

In vitro development of common scab resistance in processing potatoes; Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes
Enhanced resistance to common scab of potato through somatic cell selection in cv. Iwa with the phytotoxin thaxtomin A; Plant Pathology
Enhancing resistance to common scab by somaclonal selection; The Australian Vegetable Industry Conference (AusVeg) 2009
Enhancing resistance to common scab in commercial potato cultivars; National Potato and Vegetable Conference (AusVeg) 2007
Evaluation and Commercialisation of Common Scab Resistant Clones of Commercial Potato Varieties
Increased root initiation in cuttings of Eucalyptus nitens by delayed auxin application; Plant Growth Regulation
Induction of resistance to common scab in potato by selection for tolerance to thaxtomin A; The American Phytopathological Society, Annual Meeting
Micropropagation of New Varieties of Strawberry
Micropropagation of Raspberry
Selection of clones of commercial potato cultivars with enhanced common scab disease resistance; International Potato Common Scab Conference
Selection of clones of commercial potato cultivars with enhanced common scab disease resistance; 16th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Stable and Extreme Resistance to Common Scab of Potato Obtained Through Somatic Cell Selection; Phytopathology

Research Projects

The Role of Phytotoxins in Ray Blight Disease of Pyrethrum and Significance of Toxin Tolerance to Disease; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Strawberry Propagation Research Project

Research Candidate Supervision

Thaxtomin A Toxicity in Plant Cells (Studies Associated with Common Scab Disease of Potato)