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David Turner

Associate Professor, BScAgr Syd., MSc PhD Macq.

  • The University of Western Australia (M084), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1815 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

2019

The suckering behaviour of plantains (Musa, AAB) can be viewed as part of an evolved reproductive strategy

Turner, D. W., Gibbs, D. J., Ocimati, W. & Blomme, G., 15 Nov 2019, In : Scientia Horticulturae. 108975.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

suckering
Musa
adventitious shoots
temperature
ratooning
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Altitude effect on plantain growth and yield during four production cycles in North Kivu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Sivirihauma, C., Blomme, G., Ocimati, W., Vutseme, L., Sikyolo, I., Valimuzigha, K., De Langhe, E. & Turner, D. W., 2016, Acta Horticulturae. Picq, C., Van den Bergh, I. & Smith, M. (eds.). Australia: International Society for Horticultural Science, Vol. 1114. p. 139-147 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Democratic Republic of the Congo
adventitious shoots
cultivars
suckering
plantains (fruit)

Banana agronomy can unravelling the Musa genome help?

Turner, D. W., Fortescue, J. A. & Daniells, J. W., 2016, Acta Horticulturae. Desjardins, D. Y. (ed.). International Society for Horticultural Science, Vol. 1114. p. 245-260 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

agronomy
Musa
bananas
photoperiod
hands
4 Citations (Scopus)

Plantain cultivars (Musa spp.AAB) grown at different altitudes demonstrate cool temperature and photoperiod responses relevant to genetic improvement

Turner, D. W., Fortescue, J. A., Ocimati, W. & Blomme, G., 2016, In : Field Crops Research. 194, p. 103-111 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Crop physiology and cultural practices-a synergy in banana and plantain (musa spp.)

Turner, D., 2013, Proceedings of the International ISHS-ProMusa Symposium on Bananas and Plantains: Towards Sustainable Global Production and Improved Use. Belgium: International Society for Horticultural Science, Vol. 986. p. 41-50

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Irrigation and Mineral Nutrition

Lahav, E., Whiley, A. W. & Turner, D., 2013, The Avocado: Botany, Production and Uses. Schaffer, B., Wolstenholme, B. N. & Whiley, A. W. (eds.). 2 ed. United Kingdom: CABI, p. 301 - 341

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

2012

Bananas (Musa spp.)

Turner, D. & Fortescue, J., 2012, Crop Post-Harvest: Science and Technology. Rees, D., Farrell, G. & Orchard, J. (eds.). 1 ed. UK: Blackwell, Vol. 3. p. 24 - 42 (Crop Post-Harvest: Science and Technology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Bananas and mangoes at the margins - Approaches to flowering for productive management

Turner, D. & Fortescue, J., 2012, XXVIII International Horticultural Congress on Science and Horticulture for People (IHC2010): International Symposium on Citrus, Bananas and other Tropical Fruits under Subtropical Conditions. Belgium: International Society for Horticultural Science, Vol. 928. p. 113 - 120

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

6 Citations (Scopus)

Climate change in the subtropics: The impacts of projected averages and variability on banana productivity

Van Den Bergh, I., Ramirez, J., Staver, C., Turner, D., Jarvis, A. & Brown, D., 2012, 28th Int Horticultural Congress on Science and Horticulture for People (IHC) / Int Symposium on Citrus, Bananas and Other Tropical Fruits . Belgium: International Society for Horticultural Science, Vol. 928. p. 89 - 100 (Acta Horticulturae).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

16 Citations (Scopus)
2011
14 Citations (Scopus)

Changing Climates: Effects on Growing Conditions for Banana and Plantain (Musa spp.) and Possible Responses

Ramirez, J., Jarvis, A., Van Den Bergh, I., Staver, C. & Turner, D., 2011, Crop Adaptation to Climate Change. Yadav, S. S., Redden, R. J., Hatfield, J. L., Lotze-Campen, H. & Hall, A. E. (eds.). United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 1. p. 426-438

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

10 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence that banana (Musa spp.), a tropical monocotyledon, has a facultative long-day response to photoperiod

Fortescue, J., Turner, D. & Romero, R., 2011, In : Functional Plant Biology. 38, p. 867-878

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproductive Biology

Fortescue, J. & Turner, D., 2011, Banana Breeding Progress and Challenges. Pillay, M. & Tenkouano, A. (eds.). Florida: CRC Press, Vol. 1. p. 145-180

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)

Root growth of lupins is more sensitive to waterlogging than wheat

Bramley, H., Tyerman, S. D., Turner, D. & Turner, N., 2011, In : Functional Plant Biology. 38, p. 910-918

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
3 Citations (Scopus)

1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) reduces water loss and extends shelf life of fruits of Rose apple (Syzygium jambos Alston) cv. Tabtim Chan

Plainsirichai, M., Trinok, U. & Turner, D., 2010, In : FRUITS. 65, p. 133-140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
38 Citations (Scopus)

The contrasting influence of short-term hypoxia on the hydraulic properties of cells and roots of wheat and lupin

Bramley, H., Turner, N., Turner, D. & Tyerman, S. D., 2010, In : Functional Plant Biology. 37, 3, p. 183-193

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Bananas: Environment and Crop Physiology

Turner, D., Fortescue, J. & Thomas, D. S., 2009, Ecophysiology of Tropical Tree Crops. DaMatta, F. (ed.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Vol. 18. p. 7-37 (Agriculture Issues and Policies Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)
Persea americana
avocados
fruit growing
rhizosphere
drying
125 Citations (Scopus)

Roles of Morphology, Anatomy, and Aquaporins in Determining Contrasting Hydraulic Behavior of Roots

Bramley, H., Turner, N., Turner, D. & Tyerman, S. D., 2009, In : Plant Physiology. 150, 1, p. 348-364

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquaporins
aquaporins
Anatomy
fluid mechanics
Lupinus
2008
11 Citations (Scopus)
pseudostems
ratooning
Musa
bananas
Weights and Measures

Simulation of banana plant growth (Musa spp. AAA Cavendish sub-group) based on temperature and ontogeny

Dens, K. R., Swennen, R., Romero, R. A. & Turner, D., 2008, Acta Horticulturae. The Netherlands: ISHS, Vol. 803. p. 181-186 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2007
19 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon isotope discrimination is not correlated with transpiration efficiency in three cool-season grain legumes (pulses)

Turner, N. C., Palta, J. A., Shrestha, R., Ludwig, C., Siddique, K. & Turner, D., 2007, In : Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 49, 10, p. 1478-1483

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Isotopes
Transpiration
Fabaceae
transpiration
isotopes
10 Citations (Scopus)
Brassica napus
oils
seeds
ovules
cotyledons
34 Citations (Scopus)
root pressure
root hydraulic conductivity
Pressure
probes (equipment)
water flow
5 Citations (Scopus)
Persea
root zone drying
Persea americana
avocados
signs and symptoms (plants)
55 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental physiology of the bananas (Musa spp.)

Turner, D., Fortescue, J. & Thomas, D. S., 2007, In : Brazilian Journal of Plant Physiology. 19, 4, p. 463-484

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecophysiology
Musa
bananas
water
stomata
29 Citations (Scopus)
Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra
Brassica rapa
flooded conditions
water
leaves
57 Citations (Scopus)

Water flow in the roots of crop species: the influence of root structure, aquaporin activity, and waterlogging

Bramley, H., Turner, D., Tyerman, S. D. & Turner, N. C., 2007, In : Advances in Agronomy. 96, p. 133-196

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aquaporins
waterlogging
flooded conditions
water flow
crop
2006
9 Citations (Scopus)
water content
Water
leaves
Sorghum
Vitis
30 Citations (Scopus)

A water deficit during pod development in lentils reduces flower and pod numbers but not seed size

Shrestha, R., Turner, N., Siddique, K., Turner, D. & Speijers, J., 2006, In : Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 57, 4, p. 427-438

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lentils
pods
flowers
seeds
water
5 Citations (Scopus)

Osmotic adjustment in leaves of Brassica oilseeds in response to water deficit

Levy, D., Fogelman, E., Itzhak, Y., Ma, Q., Turner, D. & Cowling, W., 2006, In : Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 86, 2, p. 389-397

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oilseeds
Brassica
turgor
leaves
water
18 Citations (Scopus)
Brassica napus
Proline
seed yield
proline
Seeds
17 Citations (Scopus)
lentils
seed yield
genotype
water
flowering
23 Citations (Scopus)
green manures
Thanatephorus cucumeris
hyphae
Brassica napus
allyl isothiocyanate
27 Citations (Scopus)
soil water deficit
Brassica juncea
canola
Brassica napus
seed yield
23 Citations (Scopus)
damping-off
Rhizoctonia
damping off
canola
Manure
1 Citation (Scopus)
Pisum sativum
peas
germination
imbibition
cultivars
2005
4 Citations (Scopus)

Growth and development of ovules of banana, plantain and enset (Musaceae)

Fortescue, J. & Turner, D., 2005, In : Scientia Horticulturae: an international journal. 104, 4, p. 463-478

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musaceae
plantains (fruit)
ovules
bananas
embryo sac
16 Citations (Scopus)
Lens culinaris
Nepal
lentils
seed yield
crossbreds
5 Citations (Scopus)

The anatomy of ovule ontogeny of banana, plantain and enset (Musaceae)

Fortescue, J. & Turner, D., 2005, In : Scientia Horticulturae: an international journal. 104, 4, p. 479-492

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musaceae
plantains (fruit)
ovules
bananas
ontogeny
3 Citations (Scopus)
Musaceae
Musa
ovules
temperature
embryo sac
3 Citations (Scopus)

The occurence of a micropylar exudate in Musa and Enset (Musaceae)

Fortescue, J. & Turner, D., 2005, In : Scientia Horticulturae: an international journal. 104, 4, p. 445-461

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musaceae
Musa
ovules
Musa acuminata
triploidy
2004
13 Citations (Scopus)

Pollen Fertility in Musa: Viability in cultivars grown in Southern Australia

Fortescue, J. & Turner, D., 2004, In : Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 55, 10, p. 1085-1091

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musa
viability
pollen
cultivars
triploidy
39 Citations (Scopus)
soil water deficit
oilseeds
Brassica
solutes
proline
2003
5 Citations (Scopus)

Chlorophyll Degradation, Autofluorescence and Distribution in Banana and Plaintain Peel Ripening at High Temperatures

Plainsirichai, M., Turner, D., Kuo, J. & Suwanwong, U., 2003, Issues and Advances in Postharvest Horticulture. Prange, R. K. (ed.). Toronto, Canada ed. Netherlands: Drukkerij P.J. Jansen BV, Vol. 2. p. 521-527

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

58 Citations (Scopus)
canola
Brassica napus
oils
genotype
seed oils
31 Citations (Scopus)
Brassica napus
Western Australia
South Australia
Brassica juncea
seed yield
33 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen distribution and movement, respiration and nutrient loading in banana roots (Musa spp. L.) subjected to aerated and oxygen-depleted environments

Aguilar, E. A., Turner, D., Gibbs, D. J., Armstrong, W. & Sivasithamparam, K., 2003, In : Plant and Soil. 253, 1, p. 91-102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Musa
pollution load
bananas
breathing
respiration