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Researcher: Davies, JT (Mr Jamie Davies)

Fields of Research

Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Horticultural crop protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Environmental management
Agronomy
Population ecology
Genetics

Research Objectives

Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in coastal and estuarine environments
Other plant production and plant primary products
Berry fruit (excl. kiwifruit)
Ornamentals, natives, flowers and nursery plants
Environmentally sustainable animal production

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Ulex europaeus L. - Gorse; Biological Control of Weeds in Australia
A new method for sampling eriophyoid mites from architecturally complex plant structures; Journal of Applied Entomology
Attempts to establish biological control agents for boneseed in Tasmania; Thirteenth Australian Weeds Conference
Biological control of gorse, Ulex europaeus L. in Australia: Where to next?; First Tasmanian Weeds Conference
Dispersal of Acalitus essigi to blackberry (Rubus fruticosus agg.) fruit; Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata
Intraplant distribution of Acalitus essigi (Acari: Eriophyoidea) on blackberries (Rubus fruticosus agg.); Experimental and Applied Acarology
Introduction and Monitoring of Gorse Biological Control Agents using Community Groups Stage 3
Pre-adult development of Phytoseiulus persimilis on diets of Tetranychus urticae and Tetranychus lintearius: implications for the biological control of Ulex europaeus; Experimental and Applied Acarology
Progress on the Biological Control of Gorse (Ulex europaeus) in Australia; Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds
The Efficacy of Biological Control Agents of Gorse, Ulex europeaus L., in Tasmania
The efficacy of biological control agents of gorse, Ulex europaeus L. (Fabaceae). In: Pilkington, L.J. (Ed); Australia and New Zealand Biocontrol Conference
The impact of gorse thrips, ryegrass competition and simulated grazing on the establishment and growth of gorse seedlings; 34th Australian Entomological Society/6th Invertebrate Biodiversity & Conservation Combined Conference
The impact of gorse thrips, ryegrass competition, and simulated grazing on gorse seedling performance in a controlled environment; Biological Control
The impact of the gorse spider mite, Tetranychus lintearius, on the growth and development of gorse, Ulex europaeus; Biological Control
The phenology and impact of the gorse seed weevil, Exapion ulicis, on gorse, Ulex europaeus, in Tasmania; Biological Control
The role of natural enemies in regulating populations of biocontrol agents on gorse (Ulex europaeus L); 14th Australian Weeds Conference
Weeds of pastures and field crops in Tasmania : economic impacts and biological control; Technical Series No 13, CRC for Australian Weed Management

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision