• The University of Western Australia (M086,M087), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Barbour is presently the CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for Honey Bee Products (ww.crchoneybeeproducts.com), a federally and industry funded research program with the aim of adding value to the honey bee product industry.

Her research background is in tree crops, domesticating them for product development through tree breeding, trial assessment and asexual and sexual propagation. She has worked in industry, State Government and within the University system and in Australia has been awarded RIRDC, NHT, ARC Linkage and ACIAR funding as well as under taken consultancies.

Funding overview

Australian Research Council Linkage, Natural Heritage Trust, Rural Industry Research Development Council, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Cooperative Research Centre

Industrial relevance

Pulp and paper


Tree crops, seed production, vegetative propagation, sandalwood

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger

Research expertise keywords

  • Sandalwood oil production and its regulation
  • Plant senescence and regulation of partitioning
  • Tree domestication
  • Tree breeding program deployment for commercial product production
  • Seed orchard design, production and quality control systems
  • Seed processing, storage and treatment
  • Plant tissue culture
  • Plant nursery management


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