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Researcher: Jones, Keith (Mr Keith Jones)

Fields of Research

Horticultural crop growth and development

Research Objectives

Pome fruit, pip fruit

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparison of air-shear and electrostatic spray technology with a conventional air-blast sprayer to thin apples; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
A comparison of high and low volume spay techniques in the thinning of 'Golden Delicious' apples; Journal of Horticultural Science
A strategy for reducing russet in Red Fuji apples while maintaining control of black spot (Venturia inaequalis); Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
A working model of apple thinning; Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Plant Growth Regulators
Ammonium thiosulphate as a blossom thinner of 'Delicious' apple, 'Winter Cole' pear and 'Hunter' apricot; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Apple thinning 1991
Assessing interactive effects between Cytolin and ethephon on cropping red 'Delicious'; Journal of Horticultural Science
Chemical thinning of apple varieties; Proceedings of the Goulburn Valley Fruit Symposium
Combining ethephon and naphthalene acetic acid (NAA) in one spray to thin 'Golden Delicious' apples; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Comparison of the biological effectiveness of controlled droplet application sprayers and high-volume sprayers in thinning apple trees; Journal of Horticultural Science
Control of pudding spot in Crofton apple; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Crop Regulation and skin finish; Proceedings of the World Apple Conference (IDFTA World Fuji Sessions)
Crop Regulation of Pome Fruit in Australia; Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research
Effect of timing of hand thinning on the cropping potential of Red Fuji apple trees; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Effects of paclobutrazol and carbaryl on the yield of Hi-Early red 'Delicious' apples; Journal of Horticultural Science
Ethephon concentration and timing effects on thinning Winter Cole pears; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Field day review - Good thinning practices
Hydrogen cyanamide impacts on flowering, crop load and fruit quality of red 'Fuji' apple (Malus domestica); New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Identifying the optimum thinning time for red 'Fuji' apples; Journal of Horticultural Science
Improving fruit set on young red 'Delicious' apple trees using autumn sprays of paclobutrazol and ethephon; Journal of Horticultural Science
Integrating Cytolin into a chemical thinning program for red 'Delicious' apple; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Investigating the efficacy of endothal as a chemical thinner of red 'Delicious' apple; Journal of Horticultural Science
Modelling the effects of timing and rates of application of benzyladenine as a secondary thinner of 'Fuji' apple after ethephon; Journal of Horticultural Science
Modelling thinning of Pome fruits; Plant Growth Regulation
Post-bloom thinning with 6-benzyladenine; Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Plant Growth Regulators
Preliminary trials to examine the effects of ethephon as a thinner of 'Gala' and Jonagold' apples; Journal of Horticultural Science
Preliminry examination of thinning strategies on young 'Jonagold' and 'Pink Lady' apples; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Reducing spray volumes and dosages on conventional airblast sprayers using low volume nozzle systems; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Some reservations in thinning 'Fuji' apples with naphthalene acetic acid (NAA) and ethephon; New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Spray application technology; Plant Growth Regulation
Spray thinning tactics discussed at September field days 1992
The Apple Thinning Program; 'Knowledge Acceleration', 1997 XpertUser Conference
The dangers of late NAA sprays
The effect of Parlay C (paclobutrazol + chlormequat chloride) on oilseed rape frost tolerance
The interaction of Cytolin and NAA on cropping red 'Delicious' apple; Journal of Horticultural Science
The thinning effect of benzyladenine on red 'Fuji' apple trees; Journal of Horticultural Science
Thinning 'Red Fuji' apples using ethephon at two timings; Journal of Horticultural Science
Thinning 'Red Fuji' apples with ethephon or NAA; Journal of Horticultural Science
Use of airshear technology to reduce chemical spray rates for thinning apples; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision