Key publications

Scientific journals

Bishop, AL, Bellis, GA, McKenzie, HJ, Spohr, LJ, Worrall, RJ, Harris, AM and Melville, L 2006, ‘Light trapping of biting midges Culicoides spp. (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) with green light-emitting diodes’ Australian Journal of Entomology 45, 202-205.

De Lima, CPF, Jessup, AJ, Cruickshank, L, Walsh, CJ, Collie, HM and Mansfield, ER 2007, ‘Cold disinfestation of citrus (Citrus spp.) for Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) and Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni)’, New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science, 35: 39-50.

Ekman, JH and Golding JB 2006, ‘Preliminary evaluation of storage technologies for broccoli, cauliflower and head lettuces’, Acta Horticulturae, 712, 201-208.

Golding, JB, Satyan, S, Liebenberg, C, Walsh, K and McGlasson, WB 2006, ‘Application of portable NIR for measuring sugar concentrations in peaches’, Acta Horticulturae 713, 461-464.

Golding, JB, Spohr, L, Morris, S, Smale, N, Tanner, DJ and McGlasson, WB 2006, ‘Modelling the loss of peach firmness during controlled ripening’, Acta Horticulturae, 712, 215-221.

Getachew, MA, Mitchell, A, Gurr, GM, Fletcher, MJ, Pilkington, LJ and Nikandrow A 2007,  ‘First report of a "Candidatus phytoplasma australiense"-related strain in lucerne (Medicago sativa) in Australia’, Plant Disease, 91, 111.

Nissen RJ, George, AP, Broadly, R, Newman, SM and Hetherington, S 2006,  ‘Developing improved supply chains for temperate fruits in Thailand and Vietnam’, Acta Horticulturae 699:335-342.

Parks, SE, Haigh, AM and Harris, A 2007, ‘Responses of six species of Proteaceae, in containers, to controlled-release fertilizer’, Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 38:1-11.

Pilkington, LJ and Hoddle, MS 2006, ‘Reproductive and developmental biology of Gonatocerus ashmeadi (Hymenoptera : Mymaridae), an egg parasitoid of Homalodisca coagulata (Hemiptera : Cicadellidae)’, Biological Control, 37, 266-275.

Pilkington, LJ and Hoddle, MS 2006, ‘Use of life table statistics and degree-day values to predict the invasion success of Gonatocerus ashmeadi (Hymenoptera : Mymaridae), an egg parasitold of Homalodisca coagulata (Hemiptera : Cicadellidae), in California’, Biological Control 37, 276-283.

Pilkington LJ and Hoddle MS 2007, ‘Use of life tables to quantify reproductive and developmental biology of Gonatocerus triguttatus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), an egg parasitoid of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)’, Biological Control, 42, 1-8.

Pilkington LJ and Hoddle MS, 2007, ‘Predictions of invasion success of Gonatocerus triguttatus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), an egg parasitoid of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), in California using life table statistics and degree–day values’, Biological Control, 42, 9-15.

Pristijono, P, Wills, RBH and Golding, JB 2006, ‘Inhibition of browning on the surface of apple slices by short term exposure to nitric oxide (NO) gas’, Postharvest Biology and Technology, 42, 256-259.

Conferences and Workshops

Badgery-Parker, J 2007, Greenhouse and hydroponic horticultural practices workshops. Six workshops, repeated at 3 locations, total 18 workshops, February-June 2007.

Badgery-Parker, J 2006, ‘Better management basics – introduction to good agricultural practice’, NSW DPI Hydroponic Lettuce conference.

Badgery-Parker, J 2006, ‘NSW DPI extension and training activities focussed on chemical practices and their progress’, in ‘Developing Sydney Basin collaborative strategies for improving chemical use practices in intensive horticulture’, Interagency workshop, Eds. J Ekman and J Badgery-Parker, September.

Badgery-Parker, J 2006, ‘Greenhouse vegetables: Key elements of effective management’, AUSVEG 2006.

Badgery-Parker, J 2007, ‘Essential practices for being profitable and sustainable’, AUSVEG 2007.

Badgery-Parker, J 2007, ‘Opportunities from new crops – making the most of greenhouse and hydroponic horticulture’, Australian Hydroponic and Greenhouse Conference, Launceston, 2007.
Brunton, VM 2007, ‘Asian Vegetable & NESB programs in the Sydney Basin’ RIRDC Asian Vegetable Conference, Parramatta, NSW, May.

Brunton, VM 2006, ‘Farming in Western Sydney’ in ‘Developing Sydney Basin collaborative strategies for improving chemical use practices in intensive horticulture’, Interagency workshop, Eds. J Ekman and J Badgery-Parker, September.

Ekman, JH 2006, ‘Preliminary evaluation of storage technologies for broccoli, cauliflower and head lettuce’, Managing Quality in Chains Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, August.

Ekman, JH 2007, ‘What Asian vegetable is that? Developing innovative marketing strategies for Asian vegetables’. Australian Hydroponic and Greenhouse Conference, Launceston, Australia, June.

Ekman, JH 2007, ‘Enhancing the role of women in the safe production, promotion and utilization of indigenous vegetables in Vietnam’, Workshop, Hanoi, Vietnam, May.

Ekman, JH 2007, ‘Marketing indigenous Vietnamese vegetables – a case study from Australia’. Workshop on Enhancing the safe production, promotion and utilisation of indigenous vegetables by Vietnamese women, Hanoi, Vietnam, May.

Golding, JB, Spohr, L, Meyer, R and O’Riordan. P 2006, ‘Onion pungency testing and consumer classification’ National Onion Industry Conference Brisbane.

Goodwin, S and Pilkington, LJ 2006, ‘The use of a novel reduced-risk chemical in the control of Western Flower Thrips in greenhouse crops’, Australian and New Zealand Entomological Societies' Conference, Adelaide, Australia, September.

Hall, DG and McDougall, S 2006, ‘Intensive horticulture research projects relevant to chemical use’. In ‘Developing Sydney Basin collaborative strategies for improving chemical use practices in intensive horticulture’, Interagency workshop, Eds. J. Ekman and J. Badgery-Parker, September 2006.

Heimoana, V, Gurr, GM, Raman, A, Goodwin, S, Steiner, M, Pilkington, LJ, Campbell, AJ, and McDougall, SJ 2006, ‘The potential of Hippodamia variegata (Goeze) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) and Micromus tasmaniae (Walker) (Neuroptera: Hemerobiidae) as biocontrol agents for insect pests in brassicas and other field vegetable crops’, Australian and New Zealand Entomological Societies' Conference, Adelaide, Australia, September.

Hardy, S 2006, ‘Using copper sprays to control diseases in citrus and what’s in your budwood? – control of virus diseases’, Central Coast Cittgroup seminar, Somersby research station.

Hardy, S 2006, ‘Using copper sprays to control diseases in avocados’, Central Coast Avocado seminar, Somersby research station, September.

Hardy, S 2006, ‘Growing citrus - key production aspects’, citrus seminar and field visit for NSW central and northwest growers, Gunnedah, November.

Newman, SM 2007, ‘Tomato variety trial’, Field day GHI, May.

Newman, SM 2007, ‘Tomato variety trial’, Field day Sydney, May.

Newman, SM 2007, ‘Improving the safety and quality of Vietnamese vegetables’, Workshop Can Tho, Vietnam, April.

Newman, SM May 2007,’Iimproving the safety and quality of Vietnamese vegetables’ Workshop Dalat, Vietnam.

Orchard, B, Spohr, L and Nielsen, S 2006, ‘(not) Enough Rope – or a Meaningful Statistics Course for Scientists in Today’s Work Environment’, ASC/NZSA 2006 Statistical Connections, Auckland, New Zealand.

Parks, S 2007, ‘Nitrate and nitrite in vegetables – consequences for horticulture’, Proceedings Australian Hydroponic and Greenhouse Conference, Launceston June, pp.59-61.

Pilkington, LJ 2007, ‘Overuse of synthetic pesticides – How can Integrated Pest Management help?’ International Plant Propagators’ Society 35th Annual Conference, Dubbo, Australia, April .

Pilkington, LJ,  Getachew, MA, Gurr, GM, Fletcher, MJ, and Mitchell, A 2006,  ‘Managing leafhopper vectors of Australian Lucerne Yellows Disease’,  Australian and New Zealand Entomological Societies' Conference, Adelaide, Australia, September.

Pristijono, P, Wills RBH, and Golding, JB 2006, ‘Effect of nitric oxide concentration on surface browning of cut apple slices’, Managing quality in chains (MQUIC) conference. Bangkok Thailand, August.

Worrall, RJ 2007, ‘Costs of Potting Mixes’, 2007 NSW Wildflower Conference Port Macquarie, February.

Worrall, RJ 2007, Flannel Flowers the year round, Presentation to North Coast Flower Growers Association, Kundabung NSW, June.

Extension, Advisory and Education

Ekman, J 2006, ‘Minimising the risk of microbial contamination of fresh produce’ - Distributed through Freshcare, Good Fruit & Vegetables and industry
newsletter.

Ekman, J 2006, ‘Freshcare Goes Green’, Good Fruit & Vegetables, November.

Ekman, J 2006, ‘Freshcare Goes Green’, Summerfruit Australia Quarterly, Summer edition.

Falivene, S, Giddings, J, Hardy, S and Sanderson, G 2006, ‘Managing citrus orchards with less water’. NSW DPI Primefact 427. December. p. 10.

Falivene, S, Giddings, J, Hardy, S and Sanderson, G 2006, Managing citrus orchards with less water. Coastal Fruitgrowers Newsletter No. 63, Summer (December), pp. 22-27.

Hardy, S (Ed.) 2006, Coastal Fruit Growers Newsletter, No. 61, Winter 2006, July, p. 28

Hardy, S (Ed.) 2006, Coastal Fruit Growers Newsletter, No. 62, Spring 2006, October, p. 32.

Hardy, S (Ed.) 2006, Coastal Fruit Growers Newsletter, No. 63, Summer 2006,  December 2006, p. 28.

Hardy, S 2006, Updated 17 SpraySense leaflets. Online: www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/farm/chemicals/general/spray-sense-leaflet-series

Hardy, S 2006, ‘ACG citrus conference 2006 – field day tour report’, Coastal Fruitgrowers Newsletter No. 61, Winter 2006 (July), pp. 7-9.

Hardy, S 2006, ‘Registered chemicals for use in commercial citrus crops in NSW’, Coastal Fruitgrowers Newsletter No. 62, Spring 2006 (October), pp. 15-19.

Hardy, S 2006, ‘Sydney orchardists update seminar report’, Coastal Fruitgrowers Newsletter No. 63, Summer 2006-07 (December), pp. 2-6.

Hardy, S 2006, ‘Cittgroup field day report September & October 2006’, Coastal Fruitgrowers Newsletter No. 63, Summer 2006-07 (December), pp. 7-9.

Hardy, S 2006, ‘Rutherglen bug-a common pest this season’, Coastal Fruitgrowers Newsletter No. 63, Summer 2006-07 (December), p. 10.

Hardy, S 2006, ‘Windbreaks - a means to reducing blemished fruit’, Australian Citrus News, June/July, p. 8.

Hardy, S and Fallow, K 2006, ‘Using copper sprays to control diseases’, Talking Avocados, Spring 2006, 17(3), 17-19.

Hardy, S (Ed.) 2007, Coastal Fruit Growers Newsletter, No. 64, Autumn 2007, April, pp. 28.

Hardy, S 2007, ‘Autumn GA spray for navel oranges’, Coastal Fruit Growers Newsletter No 64, Autumn, pp. 3-4.

Hardy, S 2007, ‘Using stop drop sprays on navel oranges’, Coastal Fruit Growers Newsletter No 64, Autumn, p. 5.

Hardy, S 2007, ‘A day in the citrus orchard with John Priestly, biodynamic citrus and beef producer – Cittgroup farm walk report’, Coastal Fruit Growers Newsletter No 65, Winter, pp. 3-7.

Hardy, S 2007, ‘Avocado fruit spotting bug and spray application field day report’, Coastal Fruit Growers Newsletter No 65, Winter, pp. 16-17.

Hardy, S 2007, ‘Using stop drop sprays on navel oranges’, Riverina Citnews, May, p. 7.

Hardy, S and Scott, M 2006, SpraySense –safe and effective use of farm chemicals, 2nd edition, NSW DPI, p. 48.

Parks, S 2007, ‘Shedding new light on nitrate levels (2007)’, Vegetables Australia 2.6, pp. 22-23.

Final and Other Key Reports and Outputs

Anonymous 2007, ‘Natural Disaster Response Planning Kit’. NSW DPI, G. Douglas, co-ordinator.

Brunton, V and Ekman, J 2006, ‘Freshwise – Food safety from training to audit’, DVD.

Ekman, JH 2006, ‘Freshcare Code of Practice Environmental’, 1st Edition, August.

Ekman, JH 2006, ‘Freshcare Environmental Workbook and manual’, 1st Edition, January.

Ekman, JH, Eyre, J and Joyce, D 2007, ‘Flowers by Sea: Improving market access for Australian wildflower’, Final report, RIRDC.

Golding, JB 2006, ‘Onion pungency testing and consumer classification’, Final report, Horticulture Australia Limited, VN04016.

Golding, JB and Parks SE 2006, Editors, ‘Proceedings Australian green tea conference’. Gosford , July.

Jessup, A and Daniels, D 2007, ‘Cold treatment of stonefruit against Queensland fruit fly for access to Taiwan’. Final research report project SF 05021

Jessup, A and Daniels, D 2007, ‘Cold treatment of cherries against Queensland fruit fly for access to Taiwan’, Final research report project CY 05012.

Jessup, A and Daniels, D, ‘Host status of Australian finger limes to Queensland fruit fly’, report to Domestic Quarantine and Market Access Working Group.

Nielsen, S, Orchard, B, and Spohr, L 2007, ‘Basic statistics course guide’.

Nielsen, S, Orchard, B, and Spohr, L 2007, ‘Basic statistics - how to Excel’.

Nielsen, S, Orchard, B, and Spohr, L 2007, ‘Basic statistics - how to GenStat’.

Suckling, DM, Jang, E, Carvalhi, L, Jessup, A and Daniels, D 2006, ‘Bioassay of candidate replacement lure dispensers for fruit fly surveillance in New Zealand’, HortResearch: Report to Biosecurity New Zealand No. 17285.

Wells, AT 2006, ‘Testing compost to reduce nutrient loss from market gardens’. Final report, NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, Sydney,

Worrall, RJ 2007, ‘Flannel flowers the year round: a model protected cultivated system’, DAN 234A, Final report to RIRDC, Canberra.

Worrall, RJ 2007, Consultancy- ‘Doryanthes as a potential investment opportunity’.