Dr Alison Kelly

Senior Research Fellow in Statistic

Centre for Crop Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


  • Nielsen, Sharon, Russell, Kenneth G., Kelly, Alison and Fox, Glen (2018) A data-driven near infrared calibration process including near infrared spectral thumbprints. Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, 26 3: 169-185. doi:10.1177/0967033518782765

  • Voss-Fels, Kai P., Robinson, Hannah, Mudge, Stephen R., Richard, Cecile, Newman, Saul, Wittkop, Benjamin, Stahl, Andreas, Friedt, Wolfgang, Frisch, Matthias, Gabur, Iulian, Miller-Cooper, Anika, Campbell, Bradley C., Kelly, Alison, Fox, Glen, Christopher, Jack, Christopher, Mandy, Chenu, Karine, Franckowiak, Jerome, Mace, Emma S., Borrell, Andrew K., Eagles, Howard, Jordan, David R., Botella, Jose R., Hammer, Graeme, Godwin, Ian D., Trevaskis, Ben, Snowdon, Rod J. and Hickey, Lee T. (2017) VERNALIZATION1 modulates root system architecture in wheat and barley. Molecular Plant, 11 1: 226-229. doi:10.1016/j.molp.2017.10.005

  • Robinson, Hannah, Hickey, Lee, Richard, Cecile, Mace, Emma, Kelly, Alison, Borrell, Andrew, Franckowiak, Jerome and Fox, Glen (2016) Genomic regions influencing seminal root traits in barley. The Plant Genome, 9 1: 1-13. doi:10.3835/plantgenome2015.03.0012

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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Kelly, A. M. and Basford, K. E. (2000). Pattern analysis in grassland and animal production systems. In L. 't Mannetje and R. M. Jones (Ed.), Field and Laboratory Methods for Grassland and Animal Production Research (pp. 9-28) Wallingford: CABI Publishing.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Topp, B., Hardner, C. M., Neal, J., Kelly, A., Russell, D., McConchie, C. and O'Hare, P. (2016). Overview of the Australian macadamia industry breeding program. In: XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): International Symposium on Plant Breeding in Horticulture. XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014), Brisbane, Australia, (45-50). 17 - 22 August 2014. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1127.8

  • Neal, J. M., Kelly, A., Hardner, C. M., McConchie, C. and Topp, B. L. (2016) Preliminary evaluation of macadamia rootstocks for yield and tree height. Acta Horticulturae, 1109: 181-187. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1109.30

  • Franckowiak, J., Platz, G., Lawson, W., Killian, A, Fox, G., Kelly, A., Mace, E. and Jordan, D. (2011). Management of traits and genes involved in adaptation of barley to north-eastern Australia. In: 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium, Adelaide, Australia, (). 18-21 September 2011.

  • Kelly, A., Fox, G., Franckowiak, J., Sweeney, N. and Only-Watson, K. (2011). Reverse Spectroscopy: bypassing the need for NIR calibration in a barley breeding program. In: 15th International Conference on Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Cape Town, South Africa, (). 13-20 May 2011.

  • Taylor, T., Kelly, A., Newberry, M., Cavangh, C., Martin, D. and Fox, G. (2011). Sponge & dough quality testing using RVA. In: 61st Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, Coolongatta, NSW, Australia, (). 4-8 September 2011.

  • Lawson, W., Mace, E., Collard, B., Fox, G., Kelly, A., Sutherland, M. and Franckowiak, J. (2010). Investigating the molecular genetics of malt and feed quality traits in barley. In: 6th Canadian Barley Technical Symposium, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, (). 25-28 July 2010.

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor