Dr Karen Harper

Research Fellow

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science
karen.harper@uq.edu.au
+61 7 54601 159

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Agricultural Science, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons 2B), The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Putridinanti, A. D., Noviandi, C. T., Gunawan, Agus, A., Harper, K. and Poppi, D. (2019). A comparison of three highly fermentable carbohydrate sources (corn, cassava powder or cassava pulp) on in vitro digestion. The 8th International Seminar on Tropical Animal Production, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 23–25 September 2019. Bristol, United Kingdom :Institute of Physics Publishing. doi: 10.1088/1755-1315/387/1/012106

  • Harper, Karen, Quigley, Simon P., Antari, Risa, Dahlanuddin,, Panjaitan, Tanda Sahat, Marsetyo, and Poppi, Dennis P. (2019). Energy supplements for leucaena. International Leucaena Conference (ILC), Brisbane, Australia, 29 October-3 November 2018. Cali, Colombia :Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT). doi: 10.17138/TGFT(7)182-188

  • Harper, Karen, Panjaitan, Tanda, Gulino, Lisa-Maree, Quigley, Simon, Klieve, Athol, Ouwerker, Dianne and Poppi, Dennis (2018). The relationship between efficiency of microbial crude protein production and rumen microbial community structure in steers fed tropical pastures. International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2-6 September 2018. Cambridge, United Kingdom :Cambridge University Press.

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Putridinanti, A. D., Noviandi, C. T., Gunawan, Agus, A., Harper, K. and Poppi, D. (2019). A comparison of three highly fermentable carbohydrate sources (corn, cassava powder or cassava pulp) on in vitro digestion. The 8th International Seminar on Tropical Animal Production, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 23–25 September 2019. Bristol, United Kingdom :Institute of Physics Publishing. doi: 10.1088/1755-1315/387/1/012106

  • Harper, Karen, Quigley, Simon P., Antari, Risa, Dahlanuddin,, Panjaitan, Tanda Sahat, Marsetyo, and Poppi, Dennis P. (2019). Energy supplements for leucaena. International Leucaena Conference (ILC), Brisbane, Australia, 29 October-3 November 2018. Cali, Colombia :Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT). doi: 10.17138/TGFT(7)182-188

  • Harper, Karen, Panjaitan, Tanda, Gulino, Lisa-Maree, Quigley, Simon, Klieve, Athol, Ouwerker, Dianne and Poppi, Dennis (2018). The relationship between efficiency of microbial crude protein production and rumen microbial community structure in steers fed tropical pastures. International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2-6 September 2018. Cambridge, United Kingdom :Cambridge University Press.

  • Harper, K. J., Barber, D., Callow, M., McNeill, D. M and Poppi, D. P. (2014). Assessment of the iNDF of subtropical pastures. Herbivores 2014: 1st Joint International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores / International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology (Joint ISNH/ISRP International Conference 2014) held in conjunction with the 30th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 8-12 September, 2014. Toowong, QLD, Australia :The Australian Society of Animal Production.

  • Harper, K. J. and McNeill, D. M. (2014). Direct in vitro measurement of indigestible neutral detergent fibre to improve the prediction of milk production from subtropical forages. MODNUT 2014: 8th International Workshop: Modelling Nutrient Digestion and Utilization in Farm Animals, Cairns, QLD, Australia, 15-17 September, 2014. Clayton, VIC, Australia :C S I R O Publishing. doi: 10.1071/ANv54n12abstracts

  • Harper, K. J., Isherwood, P., Barber, D., Callow, M., McNeill, D. M. and Poppi, D. P. (2014). Prediction of iNDF of subtropical forages by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Herbivores 2014: 1st Joint International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores / International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology (Joint ISNH/ISRP International Conference 2014) held in conjunction with the 30th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 8-12 September, 2014. Toowong, QLD, Australia :The Australian Society of Animal Production.

  • Harper, K. J., Costa, D .F. A., Gulino, L.-M., Klieve, A. V., McLennan, S. R., Quigley, S. P. and Poppi, D. P. (2013). The association between liveweight gain and rumen microbial diversity in cattle. Northern Beef Research Update Conference 2013, Cairns, QLD, Australia, 12-15 August, 2013.

  • Harper, K. J., Panjaitan, T., Gulino, L.-M., Kleive, A. V., Quigley, S. P. and Poppi, D. P. (2013). The effects of spirulina algae supplementation on the rumen microbial community of beef cattle. Northern Beef Research Update Conference 2013, Cairns, QLD, Australia, 12-15 August, 2013.

  • Faizah, H. M. S., Maguire, A., Harper, K., Sultan, A., Li, X., Klieve, A. V. and Bryden, W. L. (2011). Caecal microflora composition of broilers fed sorghum diets containing feed enzymes. Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 14-16 February 2011. Camden, NSW, Australia :Poultry Research Foundation.

  • Harper, K. J., Klieve, A.V., Panjaitan, T., Poppi, D. P. and Ouwerkerk, D. (2010). Changes in the rumen bacterial community in steers fed with supplemented tropical pasture. 28th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Armidale, N.S.W., Australia, 11-15 July 2010. Parkridge, Qld., Australia :Australian Society of Animal Production.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor