Dr Jay Anderson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 52739


Research Interests

  • Fusarium wilt of banana
    Understanding the infection process of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense in banana
  • Pastueria infecting root knot nematode
    Quantifying Pasteuria penetrans in root knot nematode and sugar cane soils
  • Diseases of horticultural crops
    Understanding diseases of sub-tropical and tropical horticultural crops to help improve disease control


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Horticultural Science, The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Anderson, J. M. (2009). Coffee. In Cooke, T., Persley, D. and House, S. (Ed.), Diseases of fruit crops in Australia (pp. 119-122) Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

  • Anderson, Jay and Coates, Lindy (2009). Lychee. In Tony Cooke, Denis Persley and Susan House (Ed.), Diseases of Fruit Crops in Australia (pp. 145-148) Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

  • Anderson, Jay, Pegg, Ken and Thomas, John (2009). Passionfruit. In Cooke, Tony, Persley, Dennis and House, Susan (Ed.), Diseases of Fruit Crops in Australia (pp. 197-206) Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

  • Pegg, Ken and Anderson, Jay (2009). Pineapple. In Tony Cooke, Denis Persley and Susan House (Ed.), Diseases of fruit crops in Australia (pp. 207-220) Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Brackin, Richard, Schmidt, Susanne, Walter, David, Bhuiyan, Shamsul, Buckley, Scott and Anderson, Jay (2017). Soil biological health - What is it, and how can we improve it?. In: Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, Cairns, QLD, Australia, (141-154). 3-5 May 2017.

  • Anderson, J. M., Coates, L. M., Dann, E. K. and Aitken, E. A. B. (2009). The diversity of Colletotrichum infecting lychee in Australia. In: APPS 2009 Plant Health Management: An Integrated Approach. 17th Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference, Newcastle, N.S.W., Australia, (54-54). 29 September - 1 October 2009.

  • Pattemore, J. A., Bentley, S., Moore, N.Y., Anderson, J. and Pegg, K.G. (2001). A DNA-based diagnostic test for 'tropical' race 4 of Fusarium wilt of banana. In: I. Porter and D. de Boer et al., Proceedings of the Second Australasian Soilborne Diseases Symposium. Second Australian Soilborne Diseases Symposium, Lorne, Victoria, (3-4). 5-8 March 2001.

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