Staff Publications

Liam K.K, Evans, L.J., Gee, M., Smith, T.J., Gagic, V., Lobaton, J.D., Hall, M., Jones, J., Kirkland, L., Saunders, M.E., Sonter, C., Cutting, B.T., Parks, S., Hogendoorn, K., Spurr, C.J., Gracie, A., Simpson, M., and Rader, R. (In press). The effect of protective covers on pollinator health and pollination service delivery. In: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 

Gagic, V., Kirkland, L., Kendall, L.K., Jones, J., Kirkland, J., Spurr, C.J., Radar, R. (2021). Understanding pollinator foraging behaviour and transition rates between flowers is important to maximize seed set in hybrid crops. In: Apidologie 52 p89-100.

Spurr, C.J. and Lucas, A.M. (2020) Apiaceae seed production (Chapter 3) pp18-34. In Carrots and related Apiaceae crops: Crop Production Science in Horticulture (2nd ed.). Editors Emmanuel, G. and Philipp, W.S. p372. CABI publishing, Wallingford, United Kingdom. 

Cook, D.F., Vos, S.C., Finch, J.T.D., Radar, R.C., Cook, J.M., Spurr, C.J. (2020) The Role of Flies as Pollinators of Horticultural Crops: An Australian Case Study with Worldwide Relevance. In: Insects 11 (6) p341-372.

Rix, K.D., Gracie, A.J., Potts, B.M. and Brown, P.H. and Spurr, C. and Gore, P.L. (2012) Paternal and maternal effects on the response of seed germination to high temperatures in Eucalyptus globulus. Annals of Forest Science. Published online: 16 March 2012.

Rix, K.D., Gracie, A.J., Potts, B.M., Brown, P.H. Spurr, C. J. and Gore, P. L. (2011) Germination response of Eucalyptus globulus seeds exposed to low and high temperature stress. Seed Science and Technology 39 p686-91.

Spurr, C. J. and Geard, A. (2011) Improving the reliability of vegetable seed production. Horticulture Australia Project MT08081 Final Report.

Ridge, S. Weller, J. L. Brown, P. H. Hecht, V. F. G.  Spurr, C., Driessen, R. G. and Baelde, A. (2010). Molecular Tools for Understanding Flowering Time in Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) Hybrid Seed Crops. Proceedings of the 28th International Horticultural Congress, p22-27 August 2010, Lisboa, Portugal.

Spurr, C. J. and Geard, A. (2010) Improving reliability of flowering in bolting resistant carrot seed crops. Horticulture Australia Project VG06155 Final Report.

Noakes, G., Greaves, B., Gore, P., Tibbits, W. And Spurr, C. (2009) EcoAshTM technology and genetics to value add young small diameter hardwood.

Nair, T., Wilson, S. and Spurr, C. J. (2009) Light sensitivity and germination of Eucalyptus globulus seeds. Seed Science and Technology, 37 p329-336.

Spurr, C.J. (2006) Pollination and Seed Development in Hybrid Vegetable Seed Crops. Horticulture Australia Final Report

Geard, A, Spurr, C.J. and Brown, P.H. (2005) Embryo Development and Time of Cutting in Cool Temperate Carrot Seed Crops. In: Seeds: Biology, Development and Ecology. CABI Publications

Nair, T.S., Wilson, S. and Spurr, C.J. (2005) Dormancy and Germination in Eucalyptus globulus seeds. In: Seeds: Biology, Development and Ecology. CABI Publications. 

Tajbakhsh, M., Borwn, P.H., Gracie, A.J., Spurr, C.J. Donovan, N. and Clark, R.J. (2004) Mitigation of Stunted Root Abnormality in Onion (Allium cepa L.) using Seed Priming Treatments. In: Seed Science and Technology, 32 p683-692.

Spurr, C.J., Mendham, N.J., Brown, P.H. (2003) The Effects and Management of Rutherglen Bugs (N. vinitor Bergroth) in Australian Carrot Seed Crops. Proceedings of the 34th Australian Agronomy Conference.

Spurr, C.J., Fulton, D.A., Brown, P.H., Clark, R.J. (2002) Changes in Seed Yield and Quality with Maturity in Onion (Allium cepa L., cv 'Early Cream Gold'). In: Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 188 (4) p275-280.

Staff Awards

2009 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. Horticulture Australia Limited Award recipient, Dr Cameron Spurr, seedPurity P/L.