Associate Professor Bruce Topp

Principal Research Fellow

Centre for Horticultural Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
b.topp@uq.edu.au
+61 7 5381 1373

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Florida

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Hardner, C. and Topp, B. (2018). Macadamia integrifolia and M. tetraphylla. In Lee Thomson, John Doran and Bronwyn Clarke (Ed.), Trees for life in Oceania: conservation and utilisation of genetic diversity (pp. 147-151) Canberra, ACT Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

  • Fanning, Kent, Stanley, Roger, Topp, Bruce, Russell, Dougal and Netzel, Michael (2016). Plum, prune, and ume juices. In Fereidoon Shahidi and Cesarettin Alasalvar (Ed.), Handbook of functional beverages and human health (pp. 501-512) Boca Raton, FL, United States: CRC Press.

  • Topp, Bruce L., Russell, Dougal M., Neumüller, Michael and Dalbó, Marco A. (2012). Plum. In Marisa Luisa Badenes and David H. Byrne (Ed.), Fruit breeding (pp. 571-621) New York, United States: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-0763-9_15

  • Topp, B. L., Sherman, W. B. and Raseira, M. C. B. (2008). Low-chill cultivar development. In Desmond R. Layne and Daniele Bassi (Ed.), The peach: Botany, production and uses (pp. 106-138) Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CABI Publishing.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Jeff-Ego, Olumide, Drenth, Andre, Akinsanmi, Olufemi A., Henderson, J and Topp, Bruce (2017). Are multiple Phytophthora species associated with macadamia?. In: Science Protecting Plant Health - a joint Conference of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference and the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia, (). 26-28 September 2017.

  • Jeff-Ego, Olumide, Akinsanmi, Olufemi A., Henderson, J., Topp, Bruce and Drenth, Andre (2017). Early screening for Phytophthora cinnamomi resistance in macadamia trees. In: TropAg2017, International Tropical Agriculture Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (). 20-22 November 2017.

  • Alam, Mohammad, Wilkie, John, Kelly, Allison, Hardner, Craig and Topp, Bruce (2017). Genetic diversity and variability in graft success in Australian macadamia rootstocks. In: International Macadamia Research Symposium, Hawaii, United States, (). 13-14 September 2017.

  • Alam, Mobashwer, Hardner, Craig, Nock, Catherine, O'Connor, Katie and Topp, Bruce (2017). Historical and molecular evidence of genetic identity of 'HAES741' and 'HAES660' macadamia cultivars. In: International Macadamia Research Symposium, Hawaii, United States, (). 13-14 September 2017.

  • O'Connor, Katie, Hayes, Ben, Hardner, Craig, Mobashwer Alam and Topp, Bruce (2017). Indirect prediction of macadamia yield through a genome wide association study of component traits. In: International Macadamia Research Symposium, Hawaii, United States, (). 13-14 September 2017.

  • Alam, Mobashwer, Neal, Jodi, O'Connor, Katie, Nock, Catherine, Langdon, Kirsty and Topp, Bruce (2017). Morphological and molecular characterization of self-pollinated vs naturally out-crossed progeny of macadamia: a case study of 'HAES741'. In: TropAg2017: Book of Poster Abstracts. International Tropical Agriculture Conference TropAg 2017, Brisbane, Australia, (61-61). 19-20 November 2017.

  • Topp, Bruce, Hardner, Craig, Alam, Mobashwer, Akinsanmi, Olufemi, O'Connor, Katie, Mai, Thuy and Russell, Dougal (2017). Opportunities and challenges in macadamia breeding. In: International Macadamia Research Symposium, Hawaii, USA, (). 13-14 September 2017.

  • Mai, Thuy, Alam, Mobashwer, Henry, Robert, Hardner, Craig and Topp, Bruce (2017). Prospects of utilizing wild germplasm for future improvement of macadamia. In: International Tropical Agriculture Conference TropAg2017, Brisbane, Australia, (69). 20-22 November 2017.

  • Mai, Thuy, Alam, Mobashwer, Topp, Bruce, Hardner, Craig and Henry, Robert (2017). Searching for extended variability in nut characteristics in wild macadamia gene pool. In: International Tropical Agriculture Conference TropAg 2017, Brisbane, Australia, (69). 19-20 November 2017.

  • Toft, B., Topp, B. and Alam, M. (2017). Trait mining for high-density macadamia planting systems: how important are more detailed architectural characteristics. In: International Macadamia Research Symposium, Hawaii, United States, (). 13-14 September 2017.

  • Ko, L., Russell, D., Goodrich, B., Berecry, R. and Topp, B. (2016). Molecular tools for improved productivity in Queensland plum orchards. 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, (283-287). 17 - 22 August 2014. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1127.44

  • 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

  • Russell, D. M., Neal, J. M., Mayer, R., Bell, D. and Topp, B. L. (2016). Variation of cutting rooting ability in cultivated and wild species of Macadamia. In: Roderick A. Drew, Ian J. Warrington and Luseane Taufa, XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): International Symposium on Nut Crops. XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014), Brisbane, Australia, (197-202). 17-22 August 2014. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1109.32

  • Netzel, M. E., Fanning, K., Russell, D., Stanley, R. and Topp, B. (2015). Bioactive anthocyanins in 'Queen Garnet' plum - maturity and bioaccessibility. In: XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): VI International Symposium on Human Health Effects of Fruits and Vegetables (FAVHEALTH 2014). XXIX International Horticultural Congress: IHC2014, Brisbane, Australia, (219-222). 17-22 August, 2014. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1106.33

  • Akinsanmi, Olufemi A., Russell, D., Neal J., Drenth A and Topp B. (2015). Prospects of genetic resources for Phytophthora cinnamomi resistance in macadamia. In: 7th International Macadamia symposium, Kruger National Park, South Africa, (). 11-13 August 2015.

  • Russell, D., Bignell, G., Neal, J. and Topp, B. (2015). Testing low chill peaches and nectarines in subtropical and temperate Queensland, Australia. In: C. Xiloyannis, P. Inglese and G. Montanaro, Proceedings of the VIIIth International Peach Symposium. 8th International Peach Symposium, Matera, Italy, (357-360). 17-20 June 2013.

  • Netzel, Michael, Bobrich, Anna, Topp, Bruce, Russell, Dougal, Netzel, Gabi, Flanagan, Bernadine, Gidley, Michael and Fanning, Kent (2014). Biofortified produce – Queen Garnet a new high anthocyan plum. In: 38th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Hobart, TAS, Australia, (20-20). 26-28 November 2014. doi:10.1016/j.jnim.2014.10.065

  • Nock, C. J., Baten, A., Hancock, W., Kawamata, A., Craig Hardner, Bruce Topp, Robert Henry and King, G. J. (2014). In Harvesting the macadamia genome. In: Plant and Animal Genome XXII Conference, San Diego, (). 11-15 January 2014.

  • Netzel, Michael, Fanning, Kent, Netzel, Gabriele, Topp, Bruce, Russel, Dougal and Stanley, Roger (2014). Queen Garnet Plum – a “novel” source of dietary Anthocyanins. In: Scientific Seminar Series, Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA), QLD Branch, Coopers Plains, QLD, Australia, (). 15 August 2014.

  • Netzel, M., Fanning, K., Netzel, G., Edwards, D., Trloar, T., Stanley, Russell, D. and Topp, B. (2013). Breeding high anthocyanin plums for potential health functionality. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on human health effects of fruits and vegetables (FAV Health 2012). 5th International Symposium on human health effects of fruits and vegetables (FAV Health 2012), Dharwad, India, (37-37). 6-10 November 2012.

  • Fanning, K., Edwards, D., Netzel, M., Stanley, R., Netzel. G., Russell, D. and Topp, B. (2013). Increasing anthocyanin content in queen garnet plum and correlations with in-field measures. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Plum and Prune Genetics, Breeding and Pomology. 10th International Symposium on Plum and Prune Genetics, Breeding and Pomology, Davis, CA, United States, (97-104). 20-26 May 2012.

  • Topp, B. L., Bignell, G. W., Russell, D. M. and Wilk, P. (2012). Breeding low-chill peaches in subtropical Queensland. In: J. Girona and J. Marsal, Proceedings of the Seventh International Peach Symposium. 7th International Peach Symposium, Lleida, Spain, (109-116). 8-11 June, 2009.

  • Topp, B. L., Russell, D. M., Bignell, G. M., Giles, J. E. and Noller, J. M. (2012). Performance of five mume (Prunus mume) cultivars in Southern Queensland, Australia. In: Proceedings of the XXVIII International Horticultural Congress On Science and Horticulture for People: Proceedings of the International Symposium On Environmental, Edaphic, and Genetic Factors Affecting Plants, Seeds and Turfgrass. XXVIII International Horticultural Congress (IHC2010), Lisbon, Portugal, (475-482). 22-27 August 2010. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2012.938.62

  • Topp, B. L., Hardner, C. M. and Kelly, A. M. (2012). Strategies for breeding macadamias in Australia. In: J. M. Leitão, Proceedings of the XXVIII International Horticultural Congress on Science and Horticulture for People: Proceedings of the International Symposium on New Developments in Plant Genetics and Breeding. IHC2010: 28th International Horticultural Congress on Science and Horticulture for People, Lisboa, Portugal, (47-53). 22-27 August, 2010. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2012.935.6

  • Porter, G. W., Richards, G. D., Topp, B. L. and Sherman, W. B. (1996). Low-chill, non-melting flesh peaches with fresh market and export potential. In: , , (53-60). . doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.1996.374.6

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision