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Researcher: Nissen, R (Mr Robert Nissen)

Fields of Research

Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Horticultural Production
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)

Research Objectives

Horticultural Crops
Pome Fruit, Pip Fruit
Stone Fruit

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A survey of cultivars and management practices in Australian persimmon orchards; Acta Horticulturae
Assisting Vietnamese mango farmers to capture greater benefits through improved supply chain management; Banwa
Breeding and selecting new varieties and rootstocks of custard apple (Annona spp. Hybrids) in subtropical Australia; Acta Horticulturae
Breeding new varieties of atemoya (Annona spp. hybrids); Acta Horticulturae
Breeding strategies for atemoya and cherimoya; Acta Horticulturae
Can Australian horticulture survive and meet the global challenge?; Acta Horticulturae
Casimiroa edulis Llave & Lex
Chemical methods on breaking dormancy of low chill nectarines: preliminary evaluations in subtropical Queensland; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Control of tree size and vigour in custard apple (Annona spp. hybrid) cv. African Pride in subtropical Australia; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Cultural practices on temperate fruits growing in tropical and subtropical zones; Acta Horticulturae
Cultural practices on temperate fruits growing in tropical and subtropical zones; IX International Symposium on Temperate Zone Fruits in the Tropics and Subtropics 2013
Developing better outcomes from international collaborative R&D and extension training programs in horticulture in developing Asian countries; Acta Horticulturae
Developing improved supply chains for temperate fruits in transitional Asian economies of Thailand and Vietnam; Acta Horticulturae
Development of new processes for evaluating and implementing new improved horticultural supply chains operating in South-East Asia; Acta Horticulturae
Development of new processes for evaluating and implementing new improved horticultural supply chains operating in South-East Asia; II International Symposium on Improving the Performance of Supply Chains in the Transitional Economies 2007
Effect of season (vegetative flushing) and leaf position on the leaf nutrient composition of Annona spp. hybrid cv. Pink's Mammoth in south-eastern Queensland; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effects of atmospheric CO2 enrichment and root restriction on leaf gas exchange and growth of banana (Musa); Physiologia Plantarum
Effects of calcium, boron and dwarfing inter-stock on fruit quality of custard apple (Annona spp. Hybrid) cv. African Pride; Acta Horticulturae
Effects of cincturing, defoliation and summer pruning on vegetative growth and flowering of custard apple (Annona cherimola x Annona squamosa) in subtropical Queensland; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effects of drought on fruit set, yield and quality of custard apple (Annona spp. hybrid) 'African Pride' plants; Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology
Effects of environment, season and crop load on gas exchange and plant water status of Annona spp. hybrid cultivar, African Pride; Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology
Effects of environmental variables and cropping on leaf conductance of custard apple (Annona cherimola x Annona squamosa) 'African Pride'; Scientia Horticulturae
Effects of fruit thinning, pollination and paclobutrazol on fruit set and size of persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) in subtropical Australia; Journal of Horticultural Science
Effects of girdling time on growth, yield, and fruit maturity of the low chill peach cultivar Flordaprince; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effects of growth regulants on defoliation, flowering, and fruit maturity of the low chill peach cultivar Flordaprince in subtropical Australia; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effects of hydrogen cyanamide in manipulating budburst and advancing fruit maturity of table grapes in south-eastern Queensland; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effects of hydrogen cyanamide, paclobutrazol and pruning date on dormancy release of the low chill peach cultivar Flordaprince in subtropical Australia; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effects of new rest-breaking chemicals on flowering, shoot production and yield of subtropical tree crops; Acta Horticulturae
Effects of nitidulid beetles on pollination and fruit set of Annona spp. hybrids; Scientia Horticulturae
Effects of paclobutrazol on phenological cycling of low-chill 'Flordaprince' peach in subtropical Australia; Scientia Horticulturae
Effects of postharvest topping, autumn cincturing, and paclobutrazol on growth, yield, and fruit quality of the low chill nectarine cv. Sundowner in subtropical australia; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effects of shoot variables and canopy position on fruit set, fruit quality and starch reserves of persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) in subtropical Australia; Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology
Effects of temperature and pollination on growth, flowering and fruit set of the non-astringent persimmon cultivar 'Fuyu' under controlled temperatures; Journal of Horticultural Science
Effects of water stress, nitrogen and paclobutrazol on flowering, yield and fruit quality of the low-chill peach cultivar, 'Flordaprince'; Scientia Horticulturae
Evaluation of exclusion netting for insect pest control and fruit quality enhancement in tree crops; Acta Horticulturae
Growth, yield, and fruit quality of two non-astringent persimmon (Diospyros kaki) cultivars, Izu and Fuyu, in subtropical Australia; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
History, origin and classification of persimmon cultivars; Journal of the American Pomological Society
Improvement of domestic and export markets for Vietnamese fruit through improved post-harvest and supply chain management; Acta Horticulturae
Improving horticultural supply chains in Asia and the developing economies requires a shift in strategic thinking; Acta Horticulturae
Improving the nutritional management of non-astringent persimmon in subtropical Australia; Acta Horticulturae
Innovative new production systems for low-chill stonefruit in Australia and south-east Asia: A review; Acta Horticulturae
Innovative production systems for non-astringent persimmon; Acta Horticulturae
Innovative production systems for the Australian custard apple industry; Acta Horticulturae
Leaf gas exchange, dry matter partitioning, and mineral element concentrations in mango as influenced by elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and root restriction; Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science
Mapping stone fruit supply chains in North West Vietnam; Acta Horticulturae
Marketing of custard apple in Australia: from grower to consumer; ISHS Acta Horticulturae 575: International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits
New training and management systems for low-chill stone fruit in subtropical Australia; Acta Horticulturae
Pollination, breeding and selection of new varieties of custard apple (Annona spp. hybrids) in Australia; Acta Horticulturae
Premature fruit softening, a major physiological problem of persimmon in subtropical australia; Acta Horticulturae
Producing super sweet and firm peaches and nectarines; Acta Horticulturae
Propagation of Annona species: A review; Scientia Horticulturae
Routes of ethephon uptake in pineapple (Ananas comosus) and reasons for failure of flower induction; Journal of Plant Growth Regulation
Seasonal leaf nutrient patterns and standard leaf nutrient levels for non-astringent persimmon in subtropical Australia; Journal of Horticultural Science
Strategic analysis: A key factor in developing horticultural supply chains in transitional Asian economies; Acta Horticulturae
The challenge of food security, value chains and delivery of benefits for smallholder farmers in southeast Asia part 1; Acta Horticulturae
The challenge of food security, value chains and smallholder farmers in southeast Asia part 1 delivery of benefits for; Acta Horticulturae
The effects of day/night temperatures on growth and dry matter production of custard apple (Annona cherimola x Annona squamosa) cultivar 'African Pride'; Scientia Horticulturae
The effects of root temperature on growth and dry matter production of Annona species; Scientia Horticulturae
The effects of temperature, vapour pressure deficit and soil moisture stress on growth, flowering and fruit set of custard apple (Annona cherimola x Annona squamosa) 'African Pride'; Scientia Horticulturae
The importance of forming and funding collaborative marketing groups for the survival of smallholder farmers in Asia; Banwa
Ultraviolet radiation effects on fruit surface respiration and chlorophyll fluorescence; Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology

Research Projects

National Cherry Development Program ; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)

Research Candidate Supervision