Nutrient supply responses of temperate nut crops and the implications of rootstock/scion interactions.
Application of UV/vis-NIR technology for the detection of in-shell damage in nut crops and for real-time tree nutrient status determination.
Disease incidence in Australian almond orchards; epidemiology of Rhizopus in relation to hull rot, and the role of metabolites in the infection process.
Eleven years’ experience in bioanalytical chemistry and chemometrics.
Five years’ experience in grape and wine chemistry – tannin structure/function relationships as a foundation for understanding mouthfeel perception; vineyard and management practices that impact tannin extraction.
Three years’ experience in post-harvest almond nut management; alternate storage practices and their impact on food safety.
B. Sci. Hons. (University of Adelaide) “Isolation and structural characterisation of grape seed and skin tannin”.