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Researcher: Spurr, C (Dr Cameron Spurr)

Fields of Research

Horticultural crop growth and development
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Horticultural crop improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Forestry sciences
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Forestry management and environment
Horticultural production
Agronomy

Research Objectives

Field grown vegetable crops
Horticultural crops
Other plant production and plant primary products
Hardwood plantations
Plant extract crops

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Molecular Tools for Understanding, Prediciting and Managing Flowering and Reproductive Development in Brassica oleracea
Assessment of Brassica Seed Damage Comparisons Between Harvesters and Harvester Settings
Changes in Seed Yield and Quality with Maturity in Onion (Allium cepa L., cv. 'Early Cream Gold'); Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science
Dormancy and Germination in Eucalyptus Globulus Seeds; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Dormancy and Germination in Eucalyptus globulus Seeds; Seeds: Biology , Development and Ecology
Effect of Rutherglen Bug Infestation on Carrot Seed Yield and Quality; Carrot Conference Australia
Effect of Time of Planting and Seed Treatment on Field Establishment of E. angustifolia
Embryo Development and Time of Cutting in Cool Temperate Carrot Seed Crops; Seeds: Biology , Development and Ecology
Embryo development and time of harvest in cool temperate carrot seed crops; 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Factors Affecting the Expression of Stunted Root Abnormality in Onion (Allium cepa L.); 8th International Workshop on Seeds
Germination response of Eucalyptus globulus seeds exposed to low and high temperature stress; Seed Science and Technology
Growing Carrot Seed in Tasmania
Guidelines for Management of Rutherglen Bug in Australian Carrot Seed Crops
Hybrid Carrot Seed Research; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Hybrid Carrot Seed Research 2001 - 02
Hybrid Vegetable Seed Research (Carrot, Onion and Cauliflower); South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Identification and Management of Factors Limiting Hybrid Carrot Seed Production in Australia
Identification of Factors Limiting Seed Yield in Radicchio Crops in Tasmania
Improving Carrot Seed Production in Southern Australia; 28th International Carrot Conference
Light sensitivity and germination of Eucalyptus globulus seeds; Seed Science & Technology
Low Seed Yield from ON019A; Enza / South Pacific Seeds Onion Seed Production Conference
Managing Rutherglen Bug in Carrot Seed Crops; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Mitigation of stunted root abnormality in onion (Allium cepa L.) using seed priming treatments; Seed Science and Technology
Molecular Tools for Understanding Flowering Time in Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) Hybrid Seed Crops; 28th International Horticultural Congress
Molecular tools for understanding flowering time in cauliflower hybrid seed crops; 17th Crucifer Genetics Workshop
Paternal and maternal effects on the response of seed germination to high temperatures in Eucalyptus globulus; Annals of Forest Science
Pollination and Seed Development in Hybrid Vegetable Seed Crops
Pollination Research using Vilmorin Hybrid Carrot Parent Lines
Preliminary Investigation of Low Seed Yield and Germination of Hybrid Carrot Seed; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Rijk Zwaan / TIAR Research Collaboration
South Pacific Seeds/TIAR research in Carrot seed production
SPS / TIAR Seed Research. Research Outcomes and New Directions; South Pacific Seeds Production Conference
Study Tour of Carrot Seed Producing Regions in the Pacific North West of the United States and Attendance at the 28th Internaitonal Carrot Conference in Pascoe, Washington
The effect of Rutherglen bug (Nysius vinitor) on yield and quality of hybrid carrot seed; Proceedings of the Xth Australian Agronomy Conference
The effect of time of harvest, irrigation treatments and kilning temperature on Eucalyptus globulus seed germination response to high temperature stress; Seed Science and Technology
The effects and management of Rutherglen Bugs (N. vinitor Bergroth) in Australian carrot seed crops; 34th Australian Entomological Society / 6th Invertebrate and Biodiversity Conservation Combined Conference
Vegetable Seed Research at TIAR; 8th Annual Potato and Vegetable Agricultural and Research Advisory Committees Research Development and Extension Day
VG00074 Study Tour of Carrot Seed Producing Regions in the Pacific North West of the United States and Attendance at the 28th International Carrot Conference in Pascoe, Washington, USA

Research Projects

Aspects of Commercial Production of Echinacea in Tasmania; Botanical Resources Australia Pty Ltd (BRAPL)
Floral Development and Seed Yield in Hybrid Onion Seed Crops; Enza Zaden, De Enkhuizer Zaadhandel bv (ENZAZ)
Funding of Research Position for Dr Spurr; South Pacific Seeds Pty Ltd (SPS)
Improving Reliability of Flowering in Bolting Resistant Carrot Seed Crops; Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA)
Molecular Tools for Understanding, Predicting and Managing Flowering and Reproductive Development in Brassica Oleracea - Stage 1; Rijk Zwaan (RZ)
Postgraduate Research Scholarship - Cover; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Screening of Hybrid Carrot Seed Parent Lines; Rijk Zwaan (RZ)

Research Candidate Supervision

An Apparent Induction of Secondary Dormancy in Eucalyptus globulus Labill Seeds
Characterisation and Management of Flower Abortion in Inbred Male Sterile Onion Parental Line ON019A
Germination Issues in the Cultivation of Echinacea angustifolia in Tasmania
Molecular Tools for Understanding and Predicting Flowering in Cauliflower
Physiology and Management of Flowering Time in Brassica oleracea.
Understanding and Improving Seed Set in Pyrethrum Crops
Yield Improvement in Hybrid Carrot Seed Production.