John Considine

Professor, DipAgric Longerenong Agric. Coll. (Vic.), MAgrSc Adel., PhD Melb.

  • The University of Western Australia (M082), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 209 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
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Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

native plant selection and breeding.

Funding overview

GWRDC: UWA 03/1 Applying sap flow technology to a grapevine/companion crop system as a canopy and fruit management aid (3 years, $62,500), Professor John Considine
ARC Linkage LP0349319 Environment, management and compositional quality of fruit and wine of cv. Chardonnay, clone 'Gingin' ($630,000 over 3 years, partners, Evans & Tate Ltd, Chemistry Centre WA, Agrilink International Ltd), Professor John Considine et al.
ARC linkage LP0218037 A biological basis for the efficient breeding of native plants for export markets: a case study with the Australian Goodeniaceae ($165,000 over 3 yrs, partners BGPA , RBGS , DAWA , Professor J. Considine (PB ), Dr S. Krauss (BGPA), Dr P. Weston, RBGS)

Industrial relevance

General viticultural management, vigour management


Phenological cycles in Vitis and responses to climate: Mediterranean to tropical

Mapping physiological and developmental responses within and between individual plants in a population

Viticultural agronomy

Education/Academic qualification

Botany, PhD, University of Melbourne


Agricultural Science, MAgSci, Waite Agricultural Research Institute, The University of Adelaide

Mar 1966Feb 1968

Agricultural Science, BAgrSc, University of Melbourne


Agriculture, Longerenong Diploma of Agriculture, Longerenong Agricultural College


External positions

Member, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority


Member, Kings Park and Botanic Gardens Board


Member, Australian Horticultural Research and Development Corporation



  • Agriculture and Food
  • Viticultural agronomy
  • Physiology of Tree and Vine Crops
  • Tree and Vine phenology
  • Fruit growth and development
  • Anatomy and Histochemistry

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buds Agriculture & Biology
flowers Agriculture & Biology
vines Agriculture & Biology
Anigozanthos manglesii Agriculture & Biology
hypoxia Agriculture & Biology
flower Earth & Environmental Sciences
Boronia megastigma Agriculture & Biology
Solanum betaceum Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 1994 2018

12 Citations (Scopus)

Developmental control of hypoxia during bud burst in grapevine

Meitha, K., Agudelo-Romero, P., Signorelli, S., Gibbs, D. J., Considine, J. A., Foyer, C. H. & Considine, M. J., May 2018, In : Plant, Cell & Environment. 41, 5, p. 1154-1170

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Citations (Scopus)

On the language and physiology of dormancy and quiescence in plants

Considine, M. & Considine, J., May 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 67, 11, p. 3189-3203

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Spatio-temporal relief from hypoxia and production of reactive oxygen species during bud burst in grapevine (Vitis vinifera)

Meitha, K., Konnerup, D., Colmer, T., Considine, J., Foyer, C. & Considine, M., 3 Sep 2015, In : Annals of Botany. 116, 4, p. 703-711

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Vitis vinifera
reactive oxygen species

A Complete Guide to Quality in Small-Scale Wine Making

Considine, J. & Frankish, E., 2014, 1 ed. United States: Academic Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Molecular Phylogenetic and Evolutionary Studies of the Genus Verticordia (Myrtaceae) by PCR-RFLP

Ma, X., Considine, J., Yan, G. & Feng, S., 2011, Proceedings of the XXVIII International Horticultural Congress on Science and Horticulture for People. Netherlands: ISHS, Vol. 1. p. 277

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Projects 1995 2017


honors and awards

Graham Gregory Medal

John Considine (Recipient), 1992

Prize: Honorary award