Emeritus Professor John Irwin

Emeritus Professor

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science
j.irwin@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69276

Overview

Qualifications

  • Fellow, Australasian Plant Pathology Society
  • Fellow, Aust. Acad. Technological Sciences & Engin
  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Agr Science & Tech
  • Fellow of the American Phytopathological Society
  • Fellow of the Linnean Society
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Biology
  • Fellow of the Institute of Biology
  • Doctor of Agricultural Science, The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin
  • Master of Agricultural Science, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Irwin, J. A. G. and Armour, D. J. (2015). Acrocalymma root and crown rot. In Deborah A. Samac, Landon H. Rhodes and William O. Lamp (Ed.), The compendium of alfalfa diseases and pests 3rd ed. (pp. 36-36) St Paul, MN, United States: American Phytopathological Society.

  • Irwin, J. A. G. and Armour, D. J. (2015). Anthracnose. In Deborah A. Samac, Landon H. Rhodes and William O. Lamp (Ed.), Compendium of alfalfa diseases and pests 3rd ed. (pp. 27-30) St Paul, MN, United States: American Phytopathological Society.

  • Irwin, J. A. G. and Armour, D. J. (2015). Phytophthora root rot. In Deborah A. Samac, Landon H. Rhodes and William O. Lamp (Ed.), The compendium of alfalfa diseases and pests 3rd ed. (pp. 46-48) St Paul, MN, United States: American Phytopathological Society.

  • Irwin, J. A. G. and Armour, D. J. (2015). Stagonospora leaf spot and root rot. In Deborah A. Samac, Landon H. Rhodes and William O. Lamp (Ed.), The compendium of alfalfa diseases and pests 3rd ed. (pp. 48-50) St Paul, MN, United States: American Phytopathological Society.

  • Irwin, J. A. G. (1997). Field and laboratory methods for studying soil-borne diseases. In J. M. Waller and R. J. Hillocks (Ed.), Soil-borne diseases of tropical crops (pp. 17-37) Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Davis, R. D. and Irwin, J. A. G. (1994). Diseases of tropical pasture plants in Australia. In J. M. Lenné and P. Trutmann (Ed.), Diseases of tropical pasture plants (pp. 251-274) Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Maclean, D. J., Braithwaite, K. S., Manners, J. M. and Irwin, J. A. G. (1993). How do we identify and classify fungal plant pathogens in the era of DNA analysis?. In John H. Andrews and I. C. Tommerup (Ed.), Advances in plant pathology (pp. 207-244) Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States: Academic Press.

  • Manners, J. M., Masel, A. M. and Irwin, J. A. G. (1993). Molecular genetics of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides infecting Stylosanthes spp.. In S. Isaac, J. C. Frankland, R. Watling and A. J. Whalley (Ed.), Aspects of tropical mycology (pp. 233-251) Cambridge, MA USA: Cambridge University Press.

  • Manners, J. M., Masel, A. M., Braithwaite, K. S. and Irwin, J. A. G. (1992). Molecular analysis of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides pathogenic on the tropical pasture legumes Stylosanthes spp.. In Colletotrichum, biology, pathology and control (pp. 250-268) Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International.

  • Irwin, J. A. G. (1990). Acrocalymma root and crown rot. In D. L. Stuteville and D. C. Erwin (Ed.), Compendium of alfalfa diseases (pp. 28-29) St. Paul, MN USA: American Phytopathological Society Press.

  • Clarke, A. E., Howlett, B., Imrie, B., Irwin, J. A. G., Kapuscinski, M., Ralton, J. and Smart, M. (1987). Tissue specific responses to infection. In A. Liss (Ed.), Molecular strategies for crop protection (pp. 35-48) New York: Unknown.

  • Irwin, J. A. G, Persley, G. J., Conde, B. and Pitkethley, R. N. (1984). Research for improved crop management: diseases. In R. C. Muchow (Ed.), Agro-research for Australia's semi-arid tropics (pp. 338-353) Brisbane, Australia: University of Queensland Press.

  • Irwin, J. A. G., Cameron, D. F. and Lenné, J. M. (1984). Responses of stylosanthes to anthracnose. In Helen M. Stace and L. A. Edye (Ed.), The biology and agronomy of stylosanthes (pp. 295-310) North Ryde, NSW Australia: Academic Press Australia. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-661680-4.50020-2

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Sheedy, J. G., Thompson, J. P. and Irwin, J. (2006). Resistance to root-lesion nematode (Pratylenchus thornei) in wild relatives of wheat. In: Phytopathology. , , (S171-S171). .

  • Croft, B. J, Brumbley, S. M., Braithwaite, K. S., Hermann, S. R., McIntyre, C. L. and Irwin, J. A. G. (2005). Sugarcane disease management for the 21st century - contributions of the CRC for tropical plant protection. In: Proceedings of the 2005 Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 2005 Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, Bundaberg, Qld, Australia, (273-281). 3-6 May, 2005.

  • Basnayake, S. W. V., Whisson, S., Drenth, A., Maclean, D. J. and Irwin, J. A. G. (2000). High resolution mapping of the candidate Avr4/6 locus in the genome of Phytophthora sojae. In: ComBio 2000 : combined conference abstracts : 44th Annual ASBMB, 40th Annual ASPP, Annual NZSBMB, 22nd Annual NZSPP. Combio 2000, Wellington, New Zealand, (18-2). 11-14 Dec, 2000.

  • Irwin, J. A. G. (2000). Licensing: a scientist's perspective. In: 15th Australasian Biotechnology Conference. ABA 2000 Biotechnology: our passport to the next millenium, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, (). 2-6 July 2000.

  • Basnayake, S. W. V., Whisson, S., Drenth, A., Maclean, D. J. and Irwin, J. A. G. (1999). Isolation and characterization of avirulence genes from phytophthora sojae. In: Combined Conference Abstracts: 43rd Annual ASBMB, 18th Annual ANZSCDB and 39th Annual ASPP. ComBio 99, Conrad Jupiters, Gold Coast, (Sym-43-05). 27-30 September, 1999.

  • Pearson, SJ, Chakraborty, S, Croft, BJ and Irwin, JAG (1996). Histopathology of Pachymetra chaunorhiza and Pythium arrhenomanes. In: Sugarcane: Research Towards Efficient and Sustainable Production. International Symposium on Sugar 2000, Brisbane Australia, (153-154). Aug 19-23, 1996.

  • Cameron, D. F., Chakraborty, S., Davis, R. D., Edye, L. A., Irwin, J. A. G., Manners, J. M. and Staples, I. B. (1989). A multi-disciplinary approach to anthracnose diseases of Stylosanthes in Australia. In: Proceedings of the XVI International Grassland Congress. XVI International Grassland Congress, Nice, France, (719-720). 4-11 October 1989.

  • Irwin, J. A. G., Cameron, D. F., Davis, R. D. and Lenne, J. M. (1986). Anthracnose problems with Stylosanthes. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Australian conference on tropical pastures, Rockhampton, 1985. 3rd Australian conference on tropical pastures, Rockhampton, Qld Australia, (38-46). 1985.

  • Cameron, D. F. and Irwin, J. A. G. (1986). Use of natural outcrossing to improve the anthracnose resistance of Stylosanthes guianensis. In: Plant Breeding Symposium DSIR 1986. DSIR Plant Breeding Symposium 1986, Lincoln New Zealand, (224-227). 1986.

  • Cameron, D. F. and Irwin, J. A. G. (1983). Inheritance of resistance to anthracnose disease in Stylosanthes guianensis. In: Proceedings of 8th Australian Plant Breeding Conference. 8th Australian Plant Breeding Conference, Adelaide, SA Australia, (243-245). 14th-18th February 1983.

  • Miller, S. A., Irwin, J. A. G. and Maxwell, D. P. (1979). Alfalfa Seedling Assay for Detection of Resistance to Phytophthora Megasperma. In: Phytopathology. 71st Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, Washington, DC, United States, (1039-1039). 5-11 August 1979.

  • Cameron, D. F., O'Brien, R. G. and Irwin, J. A. G. (1978). Screening species of Stylosanthes for resistance to anthracnose disease. In: Pathways to Productivity. Australian Society of Agronomy Inc Conference, Queensland Agricultural College, Lawes, Queensland, Australia, (288). April 1980.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision

  • (2014) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2007) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2006) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2005) Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2003) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2003) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2002) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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