Associate Professor Neil White

Adjunct Associate Professor

Centre for Horticultural Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

Overview

Research Interests

  • Functional Structural Plant Modelling
    Research into how canopy management can influence light within tropical fruit and nut trees.

Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Science

Publications

  • Wang, Ming, White, Neil, Grimm, Volker, Hofman, Helen, Doley, David, Thorp, Grant, Cribb, Bronwen, Wherritt, Ella, Han, Liqi, Wilkie, John and Hanan, Jim (2018) Pattern-oriented modelling as a novel way to verify and validate functional-structural plant models: a demonstration with the annual growth module of avocado. Annals of Botany, 121 5: 941-959. doi:10.1093/aob/mcx187

  • Ibell, P. T., Normand, F., Kolala, R., Wright, C., White, N. and Bally, I. (2018). The effects of cultivar and training system on vegetative growth of mango (Mangifera indica) orchards in Far North Queensland. In: Luca Corelli Grappadelli, Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems. XI International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems, Bologna, Italy, (77-83). 28 August - 2 September 2016. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1228.10

  • Yu, X., White, N., Lisle, A., Cao, S. F., Zhang, Y., Joyce, D. C. and Hofman, P. J. (2016). 3D modelling of mango fruit skin blush in the tree canopy. In: R. Drew, M. Fitch and J. Zhu, XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): IV International Symposium on Papaya, VIII International Pineapple Symposium, and International Symposium on Mango. XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): IV International Symposium on Papaya, VIII International Pineapple Symposium, and International Symposium on Mango, Brisbane, Australia, (341-346). 17-22 August, 2014. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1111.49

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Ibell, P. T., Normand, F., Kolala, R., Wright, C., White, N. and Bally, I. (2018). The effects of cultivar and training system on vegetative growth of mango (Mangifera indica) orchards in Far North Queensland. In: Luca Corelli Grappadelli, Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems. XI International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems, Bologna, Italy, (77-83). 28 August - 2 September 2016. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1228.10

  • Yu, X., White, N., Lisle, A., Cao, S. F., Zhang, Y., Joyce, D. C. and Hofman, P. J. (2016). 3D modelling of mango fruit skin blush in the tree canopy. In: R. Drew, M. Fitch and J. Zhu, XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): IV International Symposium on Papaya, VIII International Pineapple Symposium, and International Symposium on Mango. XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): IV International Symposium on Papaya, VIII International Pineapple Symposium, and International Symposium on Mango, Brisbane, Australia, (341-346). 17-22 August, 2014. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1111.49

  • White, N. and Hanan, J. (2016). A model of macadamia with application to pruning in orchards. In: M. Wirthensohn, ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1109: XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): International Symposium on Nut Crops, Brisbane, Australia, (75-81). 17 August 2014. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1109.12

  • Wang, Ming, Thorp, Grant, Hofman, Helen, White, Neil, Wherritt, Ella and Hanan, Jim (2016). Pattern-oriented modelling of plant architecture: a new approach for constructing functional-structural plant models. In: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Functional-Structural Plant Growth Modeling, Simulation, Visualization and Applications (FSPMA). IEEE International Conference on Functional-Structural Plant Growth Modeling, Simulation, Visualization and Applications (FSPMA), Qingdao, China, (204-213). 7-11 November 2016. doi:10.1109/FSPMA.2016.7818308

  • White, Neil A. and Hanan, Jim (2013). A self-organising model of Macadamia with application to pruning in orchards. In: Risto Sievänen, Eero Nikinmaa, Christophe Godin, Anna Lintunen and Pekka Nygren, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Functional-Structural Plant Models. 7th International Conference on Functional-Structural Plant Models (FSPM 2013), Saariselkä, Finland, (287-287). 9-14 June 2013.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Associate Professor Neil White is not currently available to take on new students.