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Bellett-Travers, D.M., Higgs, D.E.B. & Ireland, C.R. 2004 The effects of progressive root removal prior to planting on shoot and root growth of Betula pendula Roth. Arboriculture Journal 27: 297-313

Belletti P., Cullum J.,Gorian F., Monteleone I.,& Piotto B.. 2003 The use of a compost activator to overcome seed dormancy in Rosa canina. In: Ciccarese L, Lucci S, Mattsson A. (Eds). Nursery production and stand establishment of broad-leaves to promote sustainable forest management. Abstracts of papers and posters. International Conference, 7 - 10 May 2001. Agenzia Nazionale per la Protezione dell'Ambiente. Rome, Italy. 275p

Exadaktylou E, Thomidis T, Grout B.W.W. 2006 Methods to improve the rooting of Gisela 5 hardwood cuttings. Scientia Horticulturae (In press)

Exadaktylou, E., Grout, B.W.W.., Thomidis, T and Tsipouridis, C. 2006 Factors influencing the rooting of Gisela 5 hardwood cuttings. Aust. J. of Exp. Agric. (In press)

Fieldsend, A.F. 2004 Interactive effects of light, temperature and cultivar on photosynthesis in evening primrose (Oenothera spp.) crops. Acta Agronomica Hungarica 52 (4): 333-342

Fieldsend, A.F. 2004 Low temperature effects on the growth of evening primrose (Oenothera spp.) rosettes. Acta Agronomica Hungarica 52 (1): 19-28

Grout, B.W.W. and Beale, C.V. 2004 The positive influence of year-round reflective mulch on apple yield and quality in commercial orchards. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 636: 513-519

Hanney S.J. and Bishop C.F.H. 2004 Energy Usage in UK Onion (Allium cepa L.) storage. Acta Hort 682: 617-1624

Iqbal, S.M.M., Ireland, C.R. & Rodrogo, V.H.L. 2005 A logistic analysis of the factors determining the decision of smallholder farmers to intercrop: A case study involving rubber-tea intercropping in Sri Lanka. Agricultural Systems 87: 296-312

Jiang, W.Z. & Ireland, C.R 2005 Characterisation of manganese efficiency in UK wheat cultivars grown in a solution culture system and in the field. Journal Agric. Sciences 143: 151-160

Johnston, J.W., Harding, K., Bremner, D.H., Souhch, G., Green, J., Lynch, P.T., Grout, B.W.W.. and Benson, E.E.. 2005 HPLC Analysis of DNA Methylation in Plants. Plant Physiology & Biochemistry 43 (9): 844-853

Kalousis, N.K., Cullum, F.J. and Wainwright, H.. 2005 Identifying Harvest Maturity Indices for Five Cultivars of Gooseberry (Ribes uva-crispa) Fruit. Small Fruits Review 4: 33-41

O'Connell, M.N., Kethees Wararajah, V., Fieldsend, A.F. & Cullum, F.J. 2005 Sources of infection and methods of control of Septoria oenotheraw in Evening Primrose (Oenothera spp.). Acta Agronomica Hungarica 53 (4): 385-391

San S P, Cullum J. & Thomidis T.(2009) An assessment of the resistance of three hawthorn species to three strains of Erwinia amylovora using three different inoculation methods. Phytoparasitica 37 (4) 371-372

Taylor, R.D., Grout, B.W.W. and Hill, J. 2004 Use of a tensiometer-based control system to reduce irrigation of cut flower Dianthus caryophyllus 'Santorini'. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 664: 647-652

Thompson J.F., Bishop C.F.H. and Brecht P.E. 2004 Air transport of perishable products. Conference Papers publication 21618, University of California 22pp

Tulley, M.S., Hanney S.J. and Bishop C.F.H. 2004 The effect of 1-MCP on the storage potential of UK cultivar plum (Prunus domestica). Acta Hort 682: 1579- 1584

Yu M., Mwafulirwa L.D., Cullum J. & Bayley J. (2010) Establishment of an Efficient Protocol for Rapid Propagation of Chinese Foxglove Rehmannia angulata. Medicinal Plants 2 (2) 85-92

Zhao, Y., Grout, B.W.W. and Crisp, P.C. 2004 Unexpected susceptibility of novel breeding lines of European rhubarb [Rheum rhaponticum] to leaf and petiole spot diseases. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 637: 139-144

Zhao, Y., Green, J., Yu, M. and Grout, B.W.W. 2005 In vitro plant regeneration of ornamental cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. longata). Propagation of Ornamental Plants 5(2): 3-6

Zhao, Y., Grout, B.W.W and Crisp, P.C. 2005 Variations in morphology and disease susceptibility of micropropagated rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum) PC49, compared to conventional plants. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 82: 357-361

Zhao, Y., Grout, B.W.W and Crisp, P.C. 2005 Unexpected high susceptibility of micropropagated rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum L.) to spot disease caused by Ramularia rhei. Comms. Agric. And Appl. Biol. Sciences. 70(1): 75-79

Zhao, Y., Grout, B.W.W and Roberts, A.V. 2005 Abnormal chromosomes and DNA content in micropropagated rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum L.) PC49. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 83: 335-338

Zhao, Y., & Grout, B.W.W. 2006 Variation in leaf structures of micropropagated rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum L.) PC49 . Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 85 (1), 115-121

Zhao, Y., Grout, B.W.W. & Xu, X. 2006 Effects of temperature on germination and hyphal growth from conidia of Ramularia rhei and Ascochyta rhei, causing spot diseases of rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum). Plant Pathology 55 (5) 664-670