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The University of Melbourne

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Institute of Land and Food Resources
Burnley College
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Funded Projects
History of designed landscapes
Looker M
Sponsor: National Estate
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture
120299 Historical Studies n.e.c.


Measurement of tree cable loads in urban areas
James K
Sponsor: International Society of Arboriculture, Inc
Current Status: Completed 1996
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Breeding four-season roses
Will J
Sponsor: Bums Philp Ltd
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Genetic changes in Australian Asteraceae under seed orchard conditions
Will J, Taylor Dr P and Ades Dr P
Sponsor: University of Melbourne Special Incentive Grant
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.

Higher Degree Projects and Theses


Prospects for the commercial seed orchard production of selected Victorian wildflowers
Delpratt J (MAppSci)
Supervisor: Halloran Dr G
Sponsor: Burnley College Special Incentive Grant
Duration: For completion 1998
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Taxonomic and horticultural implications of variation in natural populations of Tristaniopsis laurina
Looker M (PhD Latrobe University)
Supervisors: Whiffen Dr T, May Dr P
Duration: For completion 1998
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Genetic improvement of ornamental flowering pot crops
Holmes G (MAppSci)
Supervisor: Will J
Sponsor: Boulter's Nurseries Pty Ltd
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Horticultural management of diverse vegetation sites in production areas
Williams C (PhD)
Supervisors: Aldous Dr D, Beilin R
Sponsor: LWRRDC
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture


Runoff in the nursery industry
Mayotte J (MAppSci)
Supervisors: Hall R, Connellan G
Sponsor: Melbourne Water
Current Status: Completed 1997
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture
090105 Applied Hydrology.


Responses of street tree species to soil compaction
Smith K (MAppSci)
Supervisors: May Dr P, Moore Dr G
Duration: For completion 1997
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Improved container production systems for Australian native trees
Moore D (PhD)
Supervisors: May Dr P, Moore Dr G
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Effect of differential heating of roots of greenhouse crops
Mayotte J (PhD)
Supervisors: May Dr P, Connellan G
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


The effect of container heating on the growth and performance of nursery stock
Griffith 0 (MAppSci)
Supervisor: May Dr P
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Germination of alpine shrub species for revegetation
MacPhee E (MAppSci)
Supervisor: May Dr P
Duration: For completion 1997
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Role of mycorrhizal fungi in the establishment of woody ornamentals
Gillies L (MAppSci)
Supervisors: May Dr P, Hall R
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Establishment of ornamental flowering grassland communities
Taube M (MAppSci)
Supervisor: May Dr P
Sponsor: Fawkner Memorial Park Trust
Duration: For completion 1997
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Techniques for the establishment of native forb species into grasslands
Shears I (MAppSci)
Supervisor: May Dr P
Duration: For completion 1997
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Agronomic studies of the native grass Microlaena stipoides
Chivers I (MAppSci)
Supervisor: Aldous Dr D
Current Status: Completed 1997
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Studies of the field establishment of Eucalyptus camaldulensis by direct seeding
Kenyon P (MAppSci)
Supervisor: May Dr P
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Wound and pruning responses in selected ornamental tree species
MeGarry P (MAppSci)
Supervisor: Moore Dr G
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture

Other Projects


Investigation of the root endophytes of the family Epacridaceae
MeLean C, Laurie Dr A (RMIT)
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Optimum greenhouse environments
Connellan G
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Management of turfgrass stress with thermal imaging
James K, Aldous Dr D
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.


Responses of turfgrasses to differential irrigation regimes
Mclntyre J (MAppSci)
Supervisor: Connellan G
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 090302 Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture.

 


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