Professor Frederik Botha

Professorial Research Fellow

Centre for Crop Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation



  • Fellow Aust Inst of Company Directors, Australian Institute for Company Directors
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pretoria
  • Master of Science, North West University South Africa
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), North West University South Africa
  • Bachelor of Science, North West University South Africa


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Book Chapter

  • Botha, Frederik C. (2018). Advances in understanding of sugarcane plant growth and physiology. Achieving sustainable cultivation of sugarcane volume 2: breeding, pests and diseases. (pp. 35-58) edited by Philippe Rott. Sawston, United Kingdom: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. doi: 10.19103/AS.2017.0035.03

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Perlo, Virginie, Furtado, Agnelo, Botha, Frikkie and Henry, Robert (2020). Analysis of differences in gene expression associated with variation in biomass composition in sugarcane. The Third International Tropical Agriculture Conference, Brisbane, QLD Australia, 13-13 November 2019. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI. doi: 10.3390/proceedings2019036164

  • Marquardt, Annelie, Wathen-Dunn, Kate, Henry, Robert J. and Botha, Frederik C. (2017). There's yellow, and then there's yellow-Which one is YCS?. 39th Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2017), Cairns, Australia, 3-5 May 2017. Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision