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Researcher: Beadle, CL (Dr Christopher Beadle)

Fields of Research

Tree Nutrition and Physiology
Forestry Pests, Health and Diseases
Plant Physiology
Forestry Management and Environment
Forestry Sciences
Tree Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Land Capability and Soil Degradation
Agroforestry
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Palaeoclimatology
Physiology
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Plant Pathology
Soil Sciences
Natural Resource Management
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy
Decision Support and Group Support Systems

Research Objectives

Hardwood Plantations
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Rehabilitation of Degraded Forest and Woodlands Environments
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Forestry
Softwood Plantations
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Horticultural Crops
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Native Forests
Integration of Farm and Forestry
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Rehabilitation of Degraded Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Atmospheric Processes and Dynamics
Forest and Woodlands Soils
Vegetables
Scientific Instruments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

(Editors) Old Forests New Management. The conservation and use of old-growth forests in the 21st Century
Ganoderma and Amauroderma species associated with root-rot disease of Acacia mangium plantation trees in Indonesia and Malaysia; Australasian Plant Pathology
Ganoderma basidiospore germination responses as affected by spore density, temperature and nutrient media; Tropical Plant Pathology
Mycosphaerella leaf diseases of temperate eucalypts around the southern Pacific rim; 8th International Congress of Plant Pathology
A photobleaching event at the North Forest Products' Somerset nursery reduces growth of Eucaltyptus globulus seedlings; Tasforests
Allometric relationships between stem variables and leaf area in planted Eucalyptus nitens and naturally regenerating Acacia dealbata; New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science
Allometric relationships for Eucalyptus nitens (Deane and Maiden) Maiden plantations; Trees
Alternate energy dissipation? Phenolic metabolites and the xanthophyll cycle; Journal of Plant Physiology
An Application of Terrain and Environmental Modelling in a Large-scale Forestry Experiment; Forest Ecology and Management
An examination of stocking and early growth in the Warra silvicultural systems trial confirms the importance of a burnt seedbed for vigorous regeneration of Eucalyptus obliqua forest; Forest Ecology and Management
An interdisciplinary approach to the study and management of stem defect in eucalypts; 8th International Congress of Plant Pathology
Basidiomycete root-rots of paper-pulp tree species in Indonesia - identity, biology and control; ICPP
Canopy distribution of physiological traits in 4 to 8-year-old hoop pine (Araucaria cunninghamii) trees in relation to season, fertiliser application and growth; XVII International Botanical Congress
Chilling-dependent photoinhibition, nutrition and growth analysis of Eucalyptus nitens seedlings during establishment; Tree Physiology
Cold hardening reduces photoinhibition of Eucalypts nitens and E. pauciflora at frost temperatures; Oecologia
Cold induced photoinhibition and xanthophyll-cycle conversion during establishment of Eucalyptus nitens seedlings: A possible role for non-xanthophyll cycle-mediated energy quenching?; 12th Congress of the Federation of European Societies of Plant Physiology
Cold-induced photoinhibition affects establishment of Eucalyptus nitens (Deane and Maiden) Maiden and Eucalyptus globulus Labill; Trees-Structure & Function
Cold-Induced Photoinhibition Affects Establishment of Eucalyptus Nitens and E. Globulus Seedlings; 43rd ASBMB, 18th ANZSCDB & 39th ASPP Annual Combined Conference
Defence responses in plantation-grown Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens after artificial fungal inoculation; Forest Pathology
Disease progression in plantations of Acacia mangium affected by red root rot (Ganoderma philippii); Forest Pathology
Disease-management strategies for the rural sector that help deliver sustainable wood production from exotic plantations; An Integrated Approach
Do artificial and natural defoliation have similar effects on physiology of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. seedlings?; Annals of Forest Science
Ecophysiology of Acacia species in wet-dry tropical plantations; Southern Forests
Effect of pruning Acacia mangium on growth, form and heart rot; Forest Ecology and Management
Effect of shadecloth tree shelters on cold-induced photoinhibition, foliar anthocyanin and growth of Eucalyptus globulus and E. nitens seedlings during establishment; Australian Journal of Botany
Effect of thinning, pruning and nitrogen fertiliser application on light interception and light-use efficiency in a young Eucalyptus nitens plantation; Forest Ecology and Management
Effect of thinning, pruning and nitrogen fertiliser application on transpiration, photosynthesis and water-use efficiency in a young Eucalyptus nitens plantation; Forest Ecology and Management
Effects of light availability on crown structure, biomass production, light absorption and light-use efficiency of Hopea odorata planted within gaps in Acacia hybrid plantations; Plant Ecology and Diversity
Effects of naturally regenerated Acacia dealbata on the productivity of a Eucalyptus nitens plantation in Tasmania, Australia; Forest Ecology and Management
Effects of partial defoliation on closed canopy Eucalyptus globulus Labilladiere: Growth, biomass allocation and carbohydrates; Forest Ecology and Management
Farm Forestry: A technical and business handbook; University of Tasmania
Genetic and environmental variation in heartwood colour of Australian blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon R.Br.); Holzforschung: International Journal of The Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Wood
Genetic and environmental variation in wood properties of Acacia melanoxylon; Annals of Forest Science
Genetic control in the survival, growth and form of Acacia melanoxylon; New Forests
Growth responses of Eucalyptus globulus and E. nitens to pruning and fertiliser treatments in a plantation managed for solid-wood products; Southern Forests
Growth, physiological responses and wood production of an Acacia auriculiformis plantation in southern Vietnam following mid-rotation thinning, application of phosphorus fertiliser and organic matter retention; Forest Ecology and Management
Hoop pine (Araucaria cunninghamii) nitrogen and water-use efficiency: an examination with stable isotopes and physiological techniques; 14th Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology Congress
Impact of Competition from Weeds on Early Growth Eucalypts and Pines at Five Sites in Tasmania and Victoria; 18th Biennial Conference of the Institute of Foresters of Australia
Impact of short-rotation Acacia hybrid plantations on soil properties of degraded lands in Central Vietnam; Soil Research
Interactive effects of nitrogen and irradiance on sustained xanthophyll cycle engagement, foliar tannin, and anthocyanin dynamics in evergreen leaves during winter; ComBio 2001
Interactive effects of simultaneously applied thinning, pruning and fertiliser application treatments on growth, biomass production and crown architecture in a young Eucalyptus nitens plantation; Forest Ecology and Management
Interactive effects of water supply and defoliation on photosynthesis, plant water status and growth of Eucalyptus globulus Labill; Tree Physiology
Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study and Management of Stem Defect in Eucalypts; New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science
Management of fungal root-rot pathogens in tropical Acacia mangiumplantations; Forest Pathology
Mangement of fungal root rot in plantation acacias in Indonesia; 3rd Asian Conference on Plant Pathology
Mechanisms of grass competition in a young Eucalyptus globulus plantation; Third International Conference on Forest Vegetation Management : Popular Summaries
Modeling the effect of physiological responses to green pruning on net biomass production of Eucalyptus nitens; Tree Physiology
Monitoring root rot in Acacia mangium plantations; 3rd Asian Conference on Plant Pathology
Optimising silvicultural management and productivity of high-quality acacia plantations, especially for sawlogs
Phenolic acclimation to ultraviolet-A irradiation in Eucalyptus nitens seedlings raised across a nutrient environment gradient; Photosynthetica
Photosynthetic capacity and foliar nitrogen distribution in Eucalyptus nitens is altered by high-intensity thinning; Tree Physiology
Photosynthetic responses of field-grown Pinus radiata trees to artificial and aphid-induced defoliation; Tree Physiology: An International Botanical Journal
Physical and nutritional characteristics and performance after planting of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. seedlings from ten nurseries: implications for seedling specifications; Australian Forestry Journal
Physiological capacity of Eucalyptus globulus to recover following moderate defoliation; IUFRO Conference
Planting; Farm Forestry: A technical and business handbook
Preface; Forest Ecology and Management
Pruning and fertiliser effects on branch size and decay in two Eucalyptus nitens plantations; Forest Ecology and Management
Pruning for plantation sawlogs
Pruning-associated stem defects in plantation E. nitens and E. globulus grown for sawlog and veneer in Tasmania; IUFRO Meeting
Pruning-associated stem defects in plantation E. nitens and E. globulus grown for sawlog and veneer in Tasmania; IUFRO Meeting
Pruning-Associated Stem Defects in Plantation E. Nitens and E. Globulus Grown for Sawlog Veneer in Tasmania, Australia; The Future of Eucalypts for Wood Products
Quantifying phenotypic variation in wood colour in Acacia melanoxylon R.Br; Forestry
Quantifying stem discoloration and decay following pruning and thinning an Acacia hybrid plantation; Forest Pathology
Quantifying the effect of cumulative water stress on stomatal conductance of Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens: a phenomenological approach; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Recovery after defoliation in Eucalyptus globulus saplings: respiration and growth; Trees: structure and function
Research strategies for disease management in eucalypt plantations in Tasmania, Australia; 12th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
Responses of transpiration and canopy conductance to partial defoliation of Eucalyptus globulus trees; Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
Seasonal dynamics in understorey abundance and carbohydrate concentration in relation to browsing and bark stripping of Tasmanian Pinus radiata plantations; Forest Ecology and Management
Selecting species for recharge management in Mediterranean south western Australia - some ecophysiological considerations; Plant and Soil: International Journal on Plant-Soil Relationships
Site conditions for regeneration of Hopea odorata in natural evergreen dipterocarp forest in southern Vietnam; Journal of Tropical Forest Science
Site requirements for re-establishment of Hopea odorata Roxb. on degraded lands; 2nd International Symposium on Tropical Forest Ecosystem Science and Management: Challenges and Solutions
Soil amelioration by Acacia hybrid: An assessment of soil condition for re-establishing native species in the tropics; 5th Joint Australian and New Zealand Soil Science Conference
Solid-wood production from temperate eucalypt plantations: a Tasmanian case study; Southern Forests
Stem eccentricity, crown dry mass distribution, and longitudinal growth strain of plantation-grown Eucalyptus nitens after thinning; Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Strategies for disease management in Eucalyptus plantations in Tasmania, Australia; 18th Biennial Conference of the Institute of Foresters of Australia
Temporal variation of tannins (galloylglucoses), flavonols and anthocyanins in leaves of Eucalyptus nitens seedlings: implications for light attenuation and antioxidant activities; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
The Ecophysiology of Foliar Anthocyanin; The Botanical Review
The impact of timing and duration of grass control on growth of a young Eucalyptus globulus Labill. plantation; New Forests
The physiological basis of containerised tree seedling 'transplant shock': a review
The physiological basis of containerised tree seedling `transplant shock': a review; Australian Forestry
Thinning; Farm Forestry: A technical and business handbook
Thinning increases saw-log values in fast-growing plantations of Acacia hybrid in Vietnam; Journal of Tropical Forest Science
Total, and chemical fractions, of nitrogen and phosphorus in Eucalyptus seedling leaves: Effects of species, nursery fertiliser management and transplanting ; Plant and Soil
Tree nutrition effects on wood decay associated with pruning wounds in plantation grown Eucalyptus nitens; 8th International Congress of Plant Pathology
Whole-tree transpiration and water-use partitioning between Eucalyptus nitens and Acacia dealbata weeds in a short-rotation plantation in northeastern Tasmania; Tree Physiology
Wood production per evapotranspiration was increased by irrigation in plantations of Eucalyptus globulus and E. nitens; New Forests
Xanthophyll-cycle dynamics and rapid induction of anthocyanin synthesis in Eucalyptus nitens seedlings transferred to photoinhibitory conditions; Journal of Plant Physiology

Research Projects

Acacia Utilisation and Management Workshop 27-30 April 2006 in Melbourne; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Environmental and Genetic Control over Blackwood (Acacia Melanoxylon) Timber Colour, Density, and Recovery; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Non-grant Monies-guest speaker Dr Peter Dye; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Progressive thinning and pruning regime for sawlog/veneer in Eucalyptus nitens plantations; Forests and Forest Industry Council of Tasmania (FFIC)
Progressive thinning and pruning regime for sawlog/veneer in Eucalyptus nitens plantations-Part II; Forests and Forest Industry Council of Tasmania (FFIC)
Risk, Impact on Productivity and Control of Mycosphaerella Infections in Plantations of E. nitens and E. globulus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Physiological and Pathological Implications of Different Pruning Regimes for Eucalyptus Globulus in Comparison to E. nitens; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Thinning Eucalyptus nitens in a clearwood regime; CRC Temperate Hardwood Forestry (CRCTHF)
Understanding and Manipulating Stress Physiology of Eucalypt Seedlings to Improve Survival and Growth; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

'Cold-induced photoinhibition, pigment chemistry, growth and nutrition of Eucalyptus nitens and E. globulus seedlings during establishment'.
Competition for soil water and nitrogen between Holcus lanatus L. and young Eucalyptus golbulus Labill.
Cu and Zn relations in fertilised eucalypt plantations
Effect of pruning on growth and canopy photosynthesis and nutrition in Eucalyptus nitens
Environmental and Genetic Variation in Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon R.Br.) Survival, Growth Form and Wood Properties
Growth and Physiological Responses of Eucalyptus globulus Labilladiere following Defoliation
Growth and physiology of Eucalyptus nitens in plantations following thinning
Host tree selection by Chrysophtharta bimaculata
Identifying and Managing Soil Salinity at Mutiple Spatial Scales on King Island, Tasmania
Investigating water use and water use efficiency of Eucalypts in relation to environmental factors.
New Tools for Determining Incidence and Severity of Mycosphaerella Leaf Disease in Eucalypt Plantations
Optimising the Economic and Carbon Values of Acacia Plantations in Vietnam through Silvicultural Practice\
Pathological & Physiological impications of pruning in Eucalyptus Enitens & eglobulus
Physiology of branch shedding and silviculture to minimise the risk of branch-associated defects in Eucalyptus nitens and E.globulus stands
Root-rot Disease
Signs and Symptoms of Root Rot in Eucalyptus pellita Plantations in Indonesia
Silvicultural strategies for improving the health and vigour of Acacia plantations in Vietnam
The Development of Strategies for the Management and Research of Foliar Pathogens on Eucalypt Plantations- Using Mycosphaerella as a Case Study
The Improvement of Sawlog Quality in Acacia Plantations by Reducing Stem Defects caused by Fungi
The Physiological and Pathological Implications of Pruning Eucalypts
The Response of the Vegetation to a Range of Alternatives to Clearfelling of Tall Wet Eucalypt Forests at the Warra Silvicultural Systems Trial, Tasmania, Australia
Tree response to rainfall gradient and environmental disturbance in tropical rainforests of North-Eastern Australia
Understorey/overstorey interactions in plantation forests
Using Acacia as a Nurse Crop for Re-Establishing Native-Tree Species Plantation on Degraded Lands in Vietnam
Water relations of eucalypts to drought, waterlogging and salinity