Dr Melinda Perkins

Research Officer

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science
m.perkins@uq.edu.au
+61 7 54601 318

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Perkins, Melinda L., Yuan, Yunpeng and Joyce, Daryl C. (2017) Ultrasonic fog application of organic acids delays postharvest decay in red bayberry. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 133 41-47. doi:10.1016/j.postharvbio.2017.06.009

  • Perkins, M. L., Turner, C. and Joyce, D. C. (2016). Consumer driven selection of red bayberry cultivars for Australia. In: XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): International Symposia on Postharvest Knowledge for the Future and Consumer and Sensory Driven Improvements to Fruits and Nuts. XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014), Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (455-457). 17-22 August 2014. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1120.70

  • Hasan, M. Mahmudul, Karim, Azharul, Brown, Richard J., Perkins, Melinda and Joyce, Daryl (2012). Investigation of cooling energy performance of commercial building in subtropical climate through the application of green roof and living wall. In: Proceedings of a meeting: 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012. 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012, Brisbane, QLD, (2177-2182). 8-12 July 2012.

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Perkins, M. L., Turner, C. and Joyce, D. C. (2016). Consumer driven selection of red bayberry cultivars for Australia. In: XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): International Symposia on Postharvest Knowledge for the Future and Consumer and Sensory Driven Improvements to Fruits and Nuts. XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014), Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (455-457). 17-22 August 2014. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1120.70

  • Hasan, M. Mahmudul, Karim, Azharul, Brown, Richard J., Perkins, Melinda and Joyce, Daryl (2012). Investigation of cooling energy performance of commercial building in subtropical climate through the application of green roof and living wall. In: Proceedings of a meeting: 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012. 10th International Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012, Brisbane, QLD, (2177-2182). 8-12 July 2012.

  • Orzek, S., Johnston, M. E., Perkins, M. L. and Williams, R. R. (2009). The effect of low light intensity on floral evocation and plant architecture in Ptilotus nobilis. In: M. Johnston, M. J. O. Dragovic and R. A. Criley, ISHS Acta Horticulturae. 6th International Symposium on New Floricultural Crops, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, (73-78). 11-15 June 2007.

  • Harrison, D K, Lee, K. S., Perkins, M. L., Orzek, S., Williams, R. R. and Johnston, M. E. (2006). Domestication of the Australian native flower Ptilotus spp. for cut-flower and potted colour. In: CF Mercer, Proceedings of the 13th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference. 13th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference, Christchurch Convention Centre, Christchurch NZ, (161-166). 18-21 April 2006.

  • Perkins, M. and Deeth, H. C. (2000). A survey of Australian consumers' attitudes towards UHT milk. In: Abstracts 33rd Annual AIFST Convention. Annual Conv of the Australian Institute of Food Science & Tech, Brisbane, Brisbane Convention Centre, (57). 20-23 August 2000.

  • Perkins, M., Deeth, H. C. and D'Arcy, B. R. (2000). Solid-phase microextraction of stale flavour volatiles from UHT milk. In: Abstracts 33rd Annual AIFST Convention. 33rd Annual Conv of Aust Instit of Food Science & Techn, Brisbane, Brisbane Convention Centre, (26). 20-23 August, 2000.

Other Outputs

  • Perkins, Melinda Louise (2004). Stale flavour volatiles in UHT milk PhD Thesis, School of Land, Crop and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor