Professor Steve Adkins

Principal Research Fellow

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Reading
  • Bachelor of Science, University of London

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Foale, Mike, Biddle, Julianne, Bazrafshan, Amirhossein and Adkins, Steve (2020). Biology, ecology, and evolution of coconut. Coconut biotechnology: towards the Sustainability of the 'Tree of Life'. (pp. 17-27) Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-44988-9_2

  • Adkins, S. W., Biddle, J., Nguyen, Q. T. and Foale, M. (2020). Cocos nucifera coconut. Biotechnology of fruit and nut crops. (pp. 79-91) edited by Richard E. Litz, Fernando Pliego-Alfaro and Jose Ignacio Hormaza. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CABI International. doi: 10.1079/9781780648279.0079

  • Biddle, Julianne, Nguyen, Quang, Mu, Zhihua H., Foale, Mike and Adkins, Steve (2020). Germplasm reestablishment and seedling production: embryo culture. Coconut Biotechnology: Towards the Sustainability of the 'Tree of Life'. (pp. 199-225) edited by Steve Adkins, Mike Foale, Roland Bourdeix, Quang Nguyen and Julianne Biddle. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-44988-9_10

  • Bourdeix, Roland, Adkins, Steve, Johnson, Vincent, Perera, Lalith and Sisunandar, (2020). In situ and ex situ conservation of coconut genetic resources. Coconut Biotechnology: Towards the Sustainability of the 'Tree of Life'. (pp. 51-75) edited by Steve Adkins, Mike Foale, Roland Bourdeix, Quang Nguyen and Julianne Biddle. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-44988-9_4

  • Adkins, Steve (2020). Preface. Coconut Biotechnology: Towards the Sustainability of the ‘Tree of Life’. (pp. v-v) edited by Steve Adkins, Mike Foale, Roland Bourdeix, Quang Nguyen and Julianne Biddle. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

  • Salum, Uron, Foale, Mike, Biddle, Julianne, Bazrafshan, Amirhossein and Adkins, Steve (2020). Towards the sustainability of the “Tree of life”: An introduction. Coconut Biotechnology: Towards the Sustainability of the 'Tree of Life'. (pp. 1-15) edited by Steve Adkins, Mike Foale, Roland Bourdeix, Quang Nguyen and Julianne Biddle. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-44988-9_1

  • Adkins, Steve W. , Asad Shabbir and Kunjithapatham Dhileepan (2019). An introduction to the 'Demon Plant' Parthenium weed. Parthenium weed: Biology, ecology and mangement. (pp. 1-6) edited by Steve Adkins, Asad Shabbir and Kunjithapatham Dhileepan. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Adkins, Steve W. , McClay, Alec and Bajwa, Ali Ahsan (2019). Biology and ecology. Parthenium weed: Biology, ecology and mangement. (pp. 7-39) edited by Steve Adkins, Asad Shabbir and Kunjithapatham Dhileepan. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Adkins, Steve W., Shabbir, Asad and Dhileepan, Kunjithapatham (2019). Conclusion. Parthenium weed: biology, ecology and mangement. (pp. 303-314) edited by Steve Adkins, Asad Shabbir and Kunjithapatham Dhileepan. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Shabbir, Asad , Shrestha, Bharat B. , Ali, Muhammad H. and Adkins, Steve W. (2019). History and management - Southern Asia. Parthenium weed: biology, ecology and mangement. (pp. 231-252) edited by Steve Adkins, Asad Shabbir and Kunjithapatham Dhileepan. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Allan, Sally , Shi, Boyang and Adkins, Steve W. (2019). Impact of Parthenium weed on human and animal health. Parthenium weed: biology, ecology and mangement. (pp. 105-130) edited by Steve Adkins, Asad Shabbir and Kunjithapatham Dhileepan. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Bajwa, Ali Ahsan , Shabbir, Asad and Adkins, Steve W. (2019). Interference and impact of Parthenium weed on agriculture. Parthenium weed: biology, ecology and mangement. (pp. 57-78) edited by Steve Adkins, Asad Shabbir and Kunjithapatham Dhileepan. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Peerzada, Arslan Masood, O’Donnell, Chris and Adkins, Steve (2019). Optimizing herbicide use in herbicide tolerant crops: challenges, opportunities, and recommendations. Agronomic crops: volume 2: management practices. (pp. 283-316) Singapore, Singapore: Springer Singapore. doi: 10.1007/978-981-32-9783-8_15

  • Asad Shabbir, Andrew McConnachie and Adkins, Steve (2019). Spread. Parthenium weed: biology, ecology and mangement. (pp. 40-56) edited by Steve Adkins, Asad Shabbir and Kunjithapatham Dhileepan. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Peerzada, Arslan Masood, Bukhari, Syed Asad Hussain, Dawood, Muhammad, Nawaz, Aamir, Ahmad, Shakeel and Adkins, Steve (2019). Weed management for healthy crop production. Agronomic crops: volume 2: management practices. (pp. 225-256) edited by Mirza Hasanuzzaman. Singapore, Singapore: Springer Singapore. doi: 10.1007/978-981-32-9783-8_13

  • Shi, Boyang, Aslam, Zubair and Adkins, Steve (2015). The invasive potential of parthenium weed: a role for allelopathy. New developments in allelopathy research. (pp. 135-174) edited by Julia E. Price. New York, NY, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Birch, Colin, Cooper, Ian, Gill, Gurjeet, Adkins, Stephen and Gupta, Madan (2011). Weed management in rainfed agricultural systems. Rainfed farming systems. (pp. 215-232) edited by Philip Tow, Ian Cooper C. Birch, Ian Partridge and Colin Birch. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4020-9132-2_8

  • Adkins, S. W. and Armstrong, L. J. (2007). The effect of light intensity on seed production and quality in a number of Australian wild oat (Avena fatua L.) lines. Seeds: biology, development and ecology. (pp. 383-397) edited by Steve W. Adkins, Sarah E. Ashmore and Sheldon C. Navie. Oxfordshire: CABI.

  • Adkins, S. W. and Samosir, Y. (2005). Current developments in coconut tissue culture. Selected Scientific Works Studies on the Development of Oil Plants and Vegetable Oils in Vietnam. (pp. 55-69) edited by P. Lieu. Ho Chi Minh City: Agricultural Publishing House.

  • Loch, D. S., Adkins, S. W., Heslehurst, M.R., Paterson, M. F. and Bellairs, S. (2004). Seed formation, development and germination. Warm-Season (C4) Grasses. (pp. 95-144) edited by L.E. Moser, B.L. Burson and L.E. Sollenberger. Madison, Wisconsin, USA: ASA, CSSA, SSSA. doi: 10.2134/agronmonogr45.c4

  • Adkins, S. W., Peters, N.C.B., Paterson, M. F. and Navie, S. (2003). Germination stimulation of weed species by smoke. The Biology of Seeds: Recent Research Advances. (pp. 413-420) edited by G. Nicolas, K.J. Bradford, D. Come and H.M. Pritchard. Wallingford, Oxon, UK: CABI Publishing.

  • Adkins, S. W. and Walker, S. R. (2000). Challenges and future approaches to weed management. Australian Weed Management Systems. (pp. 481-497) edited by Brian M. Sindel. Melbourne: R. G. & F. J. Richardson.

  • Adkins, S. W., Davidson, P., Matthew, L., Navie, S., Wills, D. A., Taylor, I. and Bellairs, S. M. (2000). Smoke and germination of arable and rangeland weeds. Seed Biology: Advances and Applications. (pp. 347-359) edited by M. Black, K. J. Bradford and J. Vazquez-Ramos. Wallingford: CABI Publishing.

  • Adkins, S. W., Samosir, Y. and Godwin, I. D. (1999). Control of environmental conditions and the use of polyamines can optimise the conditions for the initiation and proliferation of coconut somatic embryos. Current Advances in Coconut Biotechnology. (pp. 321-338) edited by C. Oropeza, J. L. Verdeil, G. R. Ashburner, R. Cardena and J. M. Santamaria. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

  • Samosir, Y., Godwin, I. D. and Adkins, S. W. (1999). The use of osmotically active agents and abscisic acid can optimise the maturation of coconut somatic embryos. Current Advances in Coconut Biotechnology. (pp. 341-354) edited by C. Oropeza, J. L. Verdeil, G. R. Ashburner, R. Cardena and J. M. Santamaria. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

  • Adkins, S. W. (1997). Introduction to weed science - what is a weed?. Biological control of weeds : theory and practical application. (pp. 22-38) edited by Mic Julien and Graham White. Canberra, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

  • Navie, S.C., McFadyen, R. E., Panetta, F D. and Adkins, S. W. (1997). Parthenium hysterophorus L.. The Biology of Australian Weeds. (pp. 157-176) edited by F. D. Panetta, R. H. Groves and R. C. H. Shepherd. Melbourne, Australia: R. G. and F. J. Richardson.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Edited Outputs

  • S. W. Adkins, M. Foale and Y. M. S. Samosir eds. (2006). Coconut revival: new possibilities for the 'tree of life'. International Coconut Forum, Cairns, Australia, 22-24 November 2005. Canberra: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

  • S. W.`Adkins, P. J. Ainsley, S. M. Bellairs, D. J. Coates and L. C. Bell eds. (2005). Proceedings of the Fifth Australian Workshop on Native Seed Biology. Native Seed Biology, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, 21-23 June, 2004. Brisbane, Qld, Australia: Australian Centre for Minerals Extension and Research.

  • Adkins, S. W., Bellairs, S. M. and Bell, L. C. eds. (2002). Proceedings of the fourth Australian workshop on native seed biology for revegetation. Native Seed Biology for Revegetation, Mildura, Vic, 3-4 September, 2001. Brisbane, Queensland: Australian Centre for Mining Environmental Research.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision