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Professor Philip Brown

BAgrSc(Hons), PhD (UTas)
Professor of Horticultural Science
School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
(07) 4150 7145
Bundaberg
Building 8 - G.22
About Me

Prof Phil Brown is an agricultural scientist with a passion for working with agricultural industries to improve their productivity, profitability and sustainability. Phil arrived in Bundaberg in 2010 to take up the position of Professor of Horticultural Science. Phil's research expertise is in horticultural science, with a focus on plant physiology and agronomy. He works closely with industry partners to deliver practical outcomes based on an understanding of the physiological and anatomical basis of crop development. Bundaberg is the perfect location for horticultural research, with a greater concentration of horticultural industries in the region than anywhere else in Australia. 

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Professional Experience

Sep 2015 - present         Director, Institute for Future farming Systems, CQUniversity

Mar 2010 – present Professor of Horticultural Science

School of Health, Medical and Applied Science, CQUniversity

Jan 2009 – Jan 2010 Head of School

School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania

July 2006 – Jan 2009 Deputy Director, Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research

University of Tasmania

Jan 2003 – Dec 2008 Senior Lecturer (Level C), Horticultural Science

School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania

Jan. 1997 – Jan 2003 Lecturer (Level B), Horticultural Science

School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania

May 1994 – Jan. 1997 Associate Lecturer (Level A), Horticultural Science

Department of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania

April 1992 – May 1994 Research Officer (Plant Production Group)

Biology Department, University of Central Queensland


Professional Memberships

1996 - present International Society for Horticultural Science

1996 - present Australian Society of Horticultural Science (past President of AuSHS)

1992 - 2000 Australian Society of Plant Physiologists


Research Interests
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences

Agriculture, Land and Farm Management - Farming Systems Research

Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences

Agriculture, Land and Farm Management - Sustainable Agricultural Development

Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences

Crop and Pasture Production - Agronomy

Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences

Horticultural Production - Horticultural Crop Growth and Development

Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences

Horticultural Production - Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)

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