Dr Stephen Harper

Principal Research Fellow

School of Agriculture and Food Sustainability
Faculty of Science

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Agricultural Science, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Nguyen, B., Chu, M., Dang, H., Pham, P., Nguyen, D., Phan, H. and Harper, S. (2023). Effect of nitrogen rates on root yield of the medicinal plant Achyranthes bidentata. International Symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Domestication, Breeding, Cultivation and New Perspectives, Angers, France, 14-20 August 2022. Leuven, Belgium: International Society for Horticultural Science. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2023.1358.18

  • Nguyen, Binh , Wehr, Bernhard , O'Hare, Timothy , Menzies, Neal , Hong, Hung and Harper, Stephen (2022). Benchmarking mineral concentration, bulb yield and quality across garlic genotypes. TropAg International Agriculture Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 31 October - 2 November 2022.

  • Agarwal, R., Hayward, A., Hong, H., Harper, S. and O'Hare, T. (2022). Designing high zeaxanthin capsicums. Brain and Ocular Nutrition Conference 2022, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 27-29 July 2022. Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press. doi: 10.3233/JAD-229008

  • Nguyen, Binh, Dang, Ha, Pham, Phuong, Chu, My, Nguyen, Duyen, Phan, Hien, Wehr, Bernhard and Harper, Stephen (2021). Excess nitrogen application reduces root yield of Achyranthes bidentata. The Soil Science Australia and the New Zealand Society of Soil Science Joint Conference, Cairns, QLD Australia, 27 June - 2 July 2021.

  • Agarwal, Rimjhim, Hong, Hung T., Hayward, Alice, Harper, Stephen, Mitter, Neena and O’Hare, Tim J. (2020). Carotenoid profiling of orange-coloured capsicums: In search of high-zeaxanthin varieties for eye health. 1st International Electronic Conference on Food Science and Functional Foods, Online, 10–25 November, 2020. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI. doi: 10.3390/foods_2020-07717

  • Agarwal, Rimjhim, Trieu, Hung Hong, Cave, Robyn, Harper, Stephen and O’Hare, Tim (2020). Orange capsicums and chillies as a potential source of dietary zeaxanthin, an important macular carotenoid for eye health. Third International Tropical Agriculture Conference (TROPAG 2019), Brisbane, QLD Australia, 11-13 November 2019. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/proceedings2019036161

  • Djanie, Alina, Harper, Stephen and Cave, Robyn (2020). The effect of heat treatments and drip line placements on the yield and quality of garlic. Third International Tropical Agriculture Conference (TROPAG 2019), Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 11 - 13 November 2019. Basel Switzerland: MDPI. doi: 10.3390/proceedings2019036120

  • Nguyen, Binh, Wehr, Bernhard, O'Hare, Timothy, Hong, Hung Trieu, Menzies, Neal and Harper, Stephen (2019). Allicin and yield: are they friends or enemies?. In: TropAg2019, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (). 11-13 November 2019.

  • Nguyen, Binh, Wehr, Bernhard, O’Hare, Timothy, Hong, Hung, Menzies, Neal and Harper, Stephen (2019). The relationship between bulb yield and allicin concentration in garlic varieties. Third International Tropical Agriculture Conference (TROPAG 2019), Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 11 - 13 November 2019. Basel, Switzerland: M D P I AG. doi: 10.3390/proceedings2019036028

  • Cave, Robyn, Hall, Zara, Qin, Malin and Harper, Stephen (2016). Influence of rootstock on photosynthetic activity and yield of Capsicum annuum 'Warlock'. International Symposium on Tropical and Temperate Horticulture, Cairns, Australia, 20-25 November 2016.

  • Somala, M. U. A., Wibowo, A., Subandiyah, S. and Harper, S. (2016). Nutrient budgeting of shallot (Allium cepa L. Aggregatum group) in Central and East Java, Indonesia. VII International Symposium on Edible Alliaceae, Nigde, Turkey , 21 - 25 May 2015. Leuven, Belgium: International Society for Horticultural Science. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1143.45

  • Wibowo, A., Kaeni, E., Toekidjo, T., Subandiyah, S., Sulistyaningsih, E. and Harper, S. (2016). Responses of four shallot (Allium cepa L. Aggregatum Group) cultivars to moler disease (Fusarium spp.) after bulb treatment. VII International Symposium on Edible Alliaceae, Nigde, Turkey, 21 - 25 May 2015. Leuven, Belgium: International Society for Horticultural Science. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1143.11

  • Mohd Nor, N.H., Fujinuma, R., Menzies, N.W., Harper, S. and McGrath, D. (2016). Selection for root morphological traits improves the growth of grafted bell pepper. XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): International Symposium on Plant Breeding in Horticulture, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, August 17, 2014. Leuven, Belgium: International Society for Horticultural Science. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1127.33

  • Roach, R., McTaggart, A., Gambley, C., Harper, S., Carey, D. and Duff, J.D. (2015). Pseudomonas syringae pv.porri: a new pathogen of Australian onions. XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): International Symposia on Innovative Plant Protection in Horticulture, Biosecurity, Quarantine Pests, and Market Access, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 17-22 August 2014. International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS). doi: 10.17660/actahortic.2015.1105.21

  • Vaughan, S. M., Harper, S. M., Dalal, R. C. and Menzies, N. W. (2014). To evaluate the effect of green waste compost on nitrous oxide emissions from horticulture. Ist international symposium on organic matter management and compost use in horticulture, Adelaide, Australia, 4-7 April 2011. Leuven, Belgium: International Society for Horticultural Science. doi: 10.17660/actahortic.2014.1018.6

  • Vaughan, Sarah M., Dalal, Ram, Harper, Stephen and Menzies, Neal (2010). Reduction of soil nitrogen losses from a Vertisol with organic waste amendments under subtropical conditions. 19th World Congress of Soil Science: Soil solutions for a changing world, Brisbane, Australia, 1-6 August 2010. Brisbane, Australia: International Union of Soil Sciences.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision