Dr Gordon Rogers

Adjunct Professor of Horticulture
Plant Breeding Institute
School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Member of Sydney Institute of Agriculture

C81 - ATP - The Biomedical Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 8627 1040
Fax +61 2 8627 1099

Current research students

Project title Research student
N2O emission and changes of soil carbon from horticultural production systems Hung NGUYEN

Selected grants

2015

  • A revolutionary new sensor for in-field measurements of food safety in leafy vegetables; Bland-Hawthorn J, Sukkarieh S, McConchie R, Rogers G; Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited (HIA)/Research & Development Grant.

2007

  • Evaluation of new processing tomato cultivars; Rogers G; Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited (HIA)/Research Grant Call.
  • Evaluating the impact of improved soil and water management practices on Bohol Island, the Philippines; Bavor J, Rogers G; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)/Research Project - Category 2.
  • Reducing pesticide resides, improving cucurbit and leafy vegetable agronomic and postharvest handlin; Rogers G; AusAID/Capacity-building for Agriculture & Rural Development(CARD) in Vietnam.

2003

  • Agronomic and Postharvest Improvement In Iceberg And Cos Lettuce To Extend Shelf Life For Fresh Cut; Rogers G; Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited (HIA)/Research & Development Industry.

2002

  • Establishment Of No-Till Permanent Bed Vegetable Production Systems In The Major Vegetable Growing Regions In Australia; Rogers G; Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited (HIA)/Research & Development Industry.
  • Improving Agronomic Management For Seedless Watermelons; Rogers G; Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited (HIA)/Research & Development Industry.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Pham, H., Pham, V., Rogers, G. (2009). Bap cai VietGAP. Vietnam: Agricultural Science Institute of Northern Central Vietnam.
  • Pham, H., Pham, V., Rogers, G. (2009). Dua hau VietGAP. Vietnam: Agricultural Science Institute of Northern Central Vietnam.
  • Pham, H., Pham, V., Rogers, G. (2009). VietGAP Manual: Cabbage. Vietnam: Agricultural Science Institute of Northern Central Vietnam.
  • Pham, H., Pham, V., Rogers, G. (2009). VietGAP Manual: Watermelon. Vietnam: Agricultural Science Institute of Northern Central Vietnam.

Book Chapters

  • Borines, L., Gonzaga, Z., Capuno, O., Gerona, R., Lusanta, D., Dimabuyu, H., Vega, M., Rogers, G. (2016). Diseases commonly affecting vegetables in Eastern Visayas, Philippines, and their incidence under protective structure and in the open field. In A. Gracie, M. Taguchi, C. Rogers, F. Appiah (Eds.), Acta Horticulturae 1128, (pp. 117-124). Leuven: International Society for Horticultural Science. [More Information]
  • Dimabuyu, H., Gonzaga, Z., Lusanta, D., Mangmang, J., Capuno, O., Rogers, G. (2016). Reducing disease incidence and increasing productivity of Ampalaya (Momordica charantia L.) through pruning and protected cultivation. In A. Gracie, M. Taguchi, C. Rogers, F. Appiah (Eds.), Acta Horticulturae 1128, (pp. 177-182). Leuven: International Society for Horticultural Science. [More Information]
  • Gerona, R., Gonzaga, Z., Capuno, O., Armenia, P., Loreto, M., Nunez, L., Borines, L., Tulin, A., Tauza, E., Lusanta, D., Rogers, G., et al (2016). Sustainable vegetable production through the use of low-cost protective structures: a farmer's experience in Bontoc, southern Leyte, Philippines. In A. Gracie, M. Taguchi, C. Rogers, F. Appiah (Eds.), Acta Horticulturae 1128, (pp. 171-176). Leuven: International Society for Horticultural Science. [More Information]

Journals

  • Swarts, N., Montagu, K., Oliver, G., Southam-Rogers, L., Hardie, M., Corkrey, R., Rogers, G., Close, D. (2016). Benchmarking nitrous oxide emissions in deciduous tree cropping systems. Soil Research, 54(5), 500-511. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2016). Germination Characteristics of Cucumber Influenced by Plant Growth-promoting Rhizobacteria. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 22(1), 66-75. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2016). Inoculation effect of Azospirillum brasilense on basil grown under aquaponics production system. Organic Agriculture, 6, 65-74. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2016). Response of cucumber seedlings fertilized with fish effluent to Azospirillum brasilense. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 22(2), 129-140. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2015). Azospirillum brasilense enhances recycling of fish effluent to support growth of tomato seedlings. Horticulturae, 1(1), 14-26. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2015). Early seedling growth response of lettuce, tomato and cucumber to Azospirillum brasilense inoculated by soaking and drenching. Horticultural Science, 42(1), 37-46. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2015). Effect of Nitrogen Supply and Storage Temperature on Vitamin C in Two Species of Baby Leaf Rocket, and the Potential of These Crops for a Nutrient Claim in Australia. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 38(2), 246-259. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2015). Fundamental differences between perennial wall rocket and annual garden rocket influence the commercial year-round supply of these crops. Journal of Agricultural Science, 7(3), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2015). Optimal plant growth-promoting concentration of Azospirillum brasilense inoculated to cucumber, lettuce and tomato seeds varies between bacterial strains. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences, 62(3), 145-152. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2015). Response of lettuce seedlings fertilised with fish effluent to Azospirilum brasilense inoculation. Biological Agriculture & Horticulture: An International Journal for Sustainable Production Systems, 31(1), 61-71. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2015). Variations in the most abundant types of glucosinolates found in the leaves of baby leaf rocket under typical commercial conditions. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 95(3), 552-559. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Winters, A., Rogers, G. (2014). Variations in the Diurnal Flux of Greenhouse Gases from Soil and Optimizing the Sampling Protocol for Closed Static Chambers. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 45(22), 2970-2978. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2013). Influence of Storage Temperature on the Seasonal Shelf Life of Perennial Wall Rocket and Annual Garden Rocket. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 19(1), 83-95. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2012). Factors Affecting Growth of Perennial Wall Rocket and Annual Garden Rocket. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 18(4), 393-411. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2012). Some perspectives on rocket as a vegetable crop: a review. Vegetable Crops Research Bulletin, 76(1), 21-41. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2012). The germination of perennial wall rocket (Diplotaxis tenuifolia (L.) DC.) and annual garden rocket (Eruca sativa Mill.) under controlled temperatures. Plant Breeding and Seed Science, 65, 15-28. [More Information]
  • Weerakkody, P., Jobling, J., Vergara Infante, M., Rogers, G. (2010). The effect of maturity, sunburn and the application of sunscreens on the internal and external qualities of pomegranate fruit grown in Australia. Scientia Horticulturae, 124(1), 57-61. [More Information]
  • Fuentes, S., Collins, C., Rogers, G., Acevedo, C., Conroy, J. (2009). Nocturnal Heat-Pulse Sap Flow as a Sensitive System to Assess Drought Effects on Grapevines: an Irrigation Scheduling Application? Acta Horticulturae, 846, 167-176.
  • Fuentes, S., Conroy, J., Camus, C., Mercenaro, L., Rogers, G., Jobling, J., Dalton, M. (2008). A Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Approach to Evaluate the Effect of Irrigation/Fertigation Strategy on Grapevine Water and Nutrient Uptake, Grape Quality and Yield. Acta Horticulturae, 792, 297-303. [More Information]
  • Rogers, G., Shuttleworth, L., Fox, M., Dalton, M., Fuentes, S., Conroy, J. (2008). Evaluation of a Combined Soil EC and Moisture Sensor and Its Use to Co-Manage Soil Moisture and Vine Nitrogen in Grapevines (cv. Shiraz) under Deficit Irrigation. Acta Horticulturae, 792, 543-549. [More Information]
  • Atwell, B., Henery, M., Rogers, G., Seneweera, S., Treadwell, M., Conroy, J. (2007). Canopy development and hydraulic function in Eucalyptus tereticornis grown in drought in CO2-enriched atmospheres. Functional Plant Biology, 34(12), 1137-1149. [More Information]
  • Long, R., Walsh, K., Midmore, D., Rogers, G. (2006). Irrigation Scheduling to Increase Muskmelon Fruit Biomass and Soluble Solids Concentration. HortScience, 41(2), 367-369.
  • Rogers, G., Jobling, J., Titley, M., Giggins, B., Bauer, B. (2006). The Influence of Trimming Intensity and Pre-processing Storage on the Shelf Life of Fresh Cut Romaine Lettuce (Latuca sativa L.). Acta Horticulturae, 712, 231-235.
  • Lester, G., Jifon, J., Rogers, G. (2005). Supplemental Foliar Potassium Applications during Muskmelon Fruit Development Can Improve Fruit Quality, Ascorbic Acid, and Beta-carotene Contents. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 130(4), 649-653.
  • Fuentes, S., Conroy, J., Kelley, G., Rogers, G., Collins, M. (2005). Use of Infrared Thermography to Assess Spatial and Temporal Variability of Stomatal Conductance of Grapevines under Partial Rootzone Drying: An Irrigation Scheduling Application. Acta Horticulturae, 689, 309-316.
  • Rogers, G., Little, S., Silcock, S., Williams, L. (2004). No-till vegetable production using organic mulches. Acta Horticulturae, (638), 215-223.
  • Fuentes, S., Rogers, G., Conroy, J., Ortega-Farias, S., Acevedo, C. (2004). Soil wetting pattern monitoring is a key factor in precision irrigation of grapevines. Acta Horticulturae, 664, 245-252.
  • Long, R., Walsh, K., Rogers, G., Midmore, D. (2004). Source-sink manipulation to increase melon (Cucumis melo L.) fruit biomass and soluble sugar content. Crop and Pasture Science, 55(12), 1241-1251. [More Information]
  • Long, R., Walsh, K., Midmore, D., Rogers, G. (2002). NIR estimation of rockmelon (Cucumis melo) fruit TDS, in relation to tissue inhomogeneity. Acta Horticulturae, (588), 357-361.

Conferences

  • Rogers, G., Kertesz, M., Gill, W., Allan, J., Kobylski, V., Safianowicz, K., Smith, L., Seymour, G., Doe, J., Jonson, M., et al (2016). Sampling and detection of Dry Bubble (Lecanicillium sp.) on mushroom farms. 19th Congress of the International Society for Mushroom Science, Amsterdam: International Society for Mushroom Science.
  • Armenia, P., Menz, K., Rogers, G., Gonzaga, Z., Gerona, R., Tausa, E. (2013). Economics of vegetable production under protected cropping structures in the Eastern Visayas, Philippines. 2012 ACIAR-PCAARRD Southern Philippines Fruits and Vegetables Program Meeting: Smallholder HOPES - horticulture, people and soil, Canberra: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
  • Gonzaga, Z., Capuno, O., Loreto, M., Gerona, R., Borines, L., Tulin, A., Mangmang, J., Lusanta, D., Dimabuyu, H., Rogers, G. (2013). Low-cost protected cultivation: enhancing year-round production of high-value vegetables in the Philippines. 2012 ACIAR-PCAARRD Southern Philippines Fruits and Vegetables Program Meeting: Smallholder HOPES - horticulture, people and soil, Canberra: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
  • McConchie, R., Rogers, G. (2007). Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Cucurbits. Third International Symposium on Cucurbits, Australia: ISHS Acta Horticulturae.

2016

  • Swarts, N., Montagu, K., Oliver, G., Southam-Rogers, L., Hardie, M., Corkrey, R., Rogers, G., Close, D. (2016). Benchmarking nitrous oxide emissions in deciduous tree cropping systems. Soil Research, 54(5), 500-511. [More Information]
  • Borines, L., Gonzaga, Z., Capuno, O., Gerona, R., Lusanta, D., Dimabuyu, H., Vega, M., Rogers, G. (2016). Diseases commonly affecting vegetables in Eastern Visayas, Philippines, and their incidence under protective structure and in the open field. In A. Gracie, M. Taguchi, C. Rogers, F. Appiah (Eds.), Acta Horticulturae 1128, (pp. 117-124). Leuven: International Society for Horticultural Science. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2016). Germination Characteristics of Cucumber Influenced by Plant Growth-promoting Rhizobacteria. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 22(1), 66-75. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2016). Inoculation effect of Azospirillum brasilense on basil grown under aquaponics production system. Organic Agriculture, 6, 65-74. [More Information]
  • Dimabuyu, H., Gonzaga, Z., Lusanta, D., Mangmang, J., Capuno, O., Rogers, G. (2016). Reducing disease incidence and increasing productivity of Ampalaya (Momordica charantia L.) through pruning and protected cultivation. In A. Gracie, M. Taguchi, C. Rogers, F. Appiah (Eds.), Acta Horticulturae 1128, (pp. 177-182). Leuven: International Society for Horticultural Science. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2016). Response of cucumber seedlings fertilized with fish effluent to Azospirillum brasilense. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 22(2), 129-140. [More Information]
  • Rogers, G., Kertesz, M., Gill, W., Allan, J., Kobylski, V., Safianowicz, K., Smith, L., Seymour, G., Doe, J., Jonson, M., et al (2016). Sampling and detection of Dry Bubble (Lecanicillium sp.) on mushroom farms. 19th Congress of the International Society for Mushroom Science, Amsterdam: International Society for Mushroom Science.
  • Gerona, R., Gonzaga, Z., Capuno, O., Armenia, P., Loreto, M., Nunez, L., Borines, L., Tulin, A., Tauza, E., Lusanta, D., Rogers, G., et al (2016). Sustainable vegetable production through the use of low-cost protective structures: a farmer's experience in Bontoc, southern Leyte, Philippines. In A. Gracie, M. Taguchi, C. Rogers, F. Appiah (Eds.), Acta Horticulturae 1128, (pp. 171-176). Leuven: International Society for Horticultural Science. [More Information]

2015

  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2015). Azospirillum brasilense enhances recycling of fish effluent to support growth of tomato seedlings. Horticulturae, 1(1), 14-26. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2015). Early seedling growth response of lettuce, tomato and cucumber to Azospirillum brasilense inoculated by soaking and drenching. Horticultural Science, 42(1), 37-46. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2015). Effect of Nitrogen Supply and Storage Temperature on Vitamin C in Two Species of Baby Leaf Rocket, and the Potential of These Crops for a Nutrient Claim in Australia. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 38(2), 246-259. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2015). Fundamental differences between perennial wall rocket and annual garden rocket influence the commercial year-round supply of these crops. Journal of Agricultural Science, 7(3), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2015). Optimal plant growth-promoting concentration of Azospirillum brasilense inoculated to cucumber, lettuce and tomato seeds varies between bacterial strains. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences, 62(3), 145-152. [More Information]
  • Mangmang, J., Deaker, R., Rogers, G. (2015). Response of lettuce seedlings fertilised with fish effluent to Azospirilum brasilense inoculation. Biological Agriculture & Horticulture: An International Journal for Sustainable Production Systems, 31(1), 61-71. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2015). Variations in the most abundant types of glucosinolates found in the leaves of baby leaf rocket under typical commercial conditions. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 95(3), 552-559. [More Information]

2014

  • Hall, M., Winters, A., Rogers, G. (2014). Variations in the Diurnal Flux of Greenhouse Gases from Soil and Optimizing the Sampling Protocol for Closed Static Chambers. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 45(22), 2970-2978. [More Information]

2013

  • Armenia, P., Menz, K., Rogers, G., Gonzaga, Z., Gerona, R., Tausa, E. (2013). Economics of vegetable production under protected cropping structures in the Eastern Visayas, Philippines. 2012 ACIAR-PCAARRD Southern Philippines Fruits and Vegetables Program Meeting: Smallholder HOPES - horticulture, people and soil, Canberra: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2013). Influence of Storage Temperature on the Seasonal Shelf Life of Perennial Wall Rocket and Annual Garden Rocket. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 19(1), 83-95. [More Information]
  • Gonzaga, Z., Capuno, O., Loreto, M., Gerona, R., Borines, L., Tulin, A., Mangmang, J., Lusanta, D., Dimabuyu, H., Rogers, G. (2013). Low-cost protected cultivation: enhancing year-round production of high-value vegetables in the Philippines. 2012 ACIAR-PCAARRD Southern Philippines Fruits and Vegetables Program Meeting: Smallholder HOPES - horticulture, people and soil, Canberra: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

2012

  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2012). Factors Affecting Growth of Perennial Wall Rocket and Annual Garden Rocket. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 18(4), 393-411. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2012). Some perspectives on rocket as a vegetable crop: a review. Vegetable Crops Research Bulletin, 76(1), 21-41. [More Information]
  • Hall, M., Jobling, J., Rogers, G. (2012). The germination of perennial wall rocket (Diplotaxis tenuifolia (L.) DC.) and annual garden rocket (Eruca sativa Mill.) under controlled temperatures. Plant Breeding and Seed Science, 65, 15-28. [More Information]

2010

  • Weerakkody, P., Jobling, J., Vergara Infante, M., Rogers, G. (2010). The effect of maturity, sunburn and the application of sunscreens on the internal and external qualities of pomegranate fruit grown in Australia. Scientia Horticulturae, 124(1), 57-61. [More Information]

2009

  • Pham, H., Pham, V., Rogers, G. (2009). Bap cai VietGAP. Vietnam: Agricultural Science Institute of Northern Central Vietnam.
  • Pham, H., Pham, V., Rogers, G. (2009). Dua hau VietGAP. Vietnam: Agricultural Science Institute of Northern Central Vietnam.
  • Fuentes, S., Collins, C., Rogers, G., Acevedo, C., Conroy, J. (2009). Nocturnal Heat-Pulse Sap Flow as a Sensitive System to Assess Drought Effects on Grapevines: an Irrigation Scheduling Application? Acta Horticulturae, 846, 167-176.
  • Pham, H., Pham, V., Rogers, G. (2009). VietGAP Manual: Cabbage. Vietnam: Agricultural Science Institute of Northern Central Vietnam.
  • Pham, H., Pham, V., Rogers, G. (2009). VietGAP Manual: Watermelon. Vietnam: Agricultural Science Institute of Northern Central Vietnam.

2008

  • Fuentes, S., Conroy, J., Camus, C., Mercenaro, L., Rogers, G., Jobling, J., Dalton, M. (2008). A Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Approach to Evaluate the Effect of Irrigation/Fertigation Strategy on Grapevine Water and Nutrient Uptake, Grape Quality and Yield. Acta Horticulturae, 792, 297-303. [More Information]
  • Rogers, G., Shuttleworth, L., Fox, M., Dalton, M., Fuentes, S., Conroy, J. (2008). Evaluation of a Combined Soil EC and Moisture Sensor and Its Use to Co-Manage Soil Moisture and Vine Nitrogen in Grapevines (cv. Shiraz) under Deficit Irrigation. Acta Horticulturae, 792, 543-549. [More Information]

2007

  • Atwell, B., Henery, M., Rogers, G., Seneweera, S., Treadwell, M., Conroy, J. (2007). Canopy development and hydraulic function in Eucalyptus tereticornis grown in drought in CO2-enriched atmospheres. Functional Plant Biology, 34(12), 1137-1149. [More Information]
  • McConchie, R., Rogers, G. (2007). Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Cucurbits. Third International Symposium on Cucurbits, Australia: ISHS Acta Horticulturae.

2006

  • Long, R., Walsh, K., Midmore, D., Rogers, G. (2006). Irrigation Scheduling to Increase Muskmelon Fruit Biomass and Soluble Solids Concentration. HortScience, 41(2), 367-369.
  • Rogers, G., Jobling, J., Titley, M., Giggins, B., Bauer, B. (2006). The Influence of Trimming Intensity and Pre-processing Storage on the Shelf Life of Fresh Cut Romaine Lettuce (Latuca sativa L.). Acta Horticulturae, 712, 231-235.

2005

  • Lester, G., Jifon, J., Rogers, G. (2005). Supplemental Foliar Potassium Applications during Muskmelon Fruit Development Can Improve Fruit Quality, Ascorbic Acid, and Beta-carotene Contents. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 130(4), 649-653.
  • Fuentes, S., Conroy, J., Kelley, G., Rogers, G., Collins, M. (2005). Use of Infrared Thermography to Assess Spatial and Temporal Variability of Stomatal Conductance of Grapevines under Partial Rootzone Drying: An Irrigation Scheduling Application. Acta Horticulturae, 689, 309-316.

2004

  • Rogers, G., Little, S., Silcock, S., Williams, L. (2004). No-till vegetable production using organic mulches. Acta Horticulturae, (638), 215-223.
  • Fuentes, S., Rogers, G., Conroy, J., Ortega-Farias, S., Acevedo, C. (2004). Soil wetting pattern monitoring is a key factor in precision irrigation of grapevines. Acta Horticulturae, 664, 245-252.
  • Long, R., Walsh, K., Rogers, G., Midmore, D. (2004). Source-sink manipulation to increase melon (Cucumis melo L.) fruit biomass and soluble sugar content. Crop and Pasture Science, 55(12), 1241-1251. [More Information]

2002

  • Long, R., Walsh, K., Midmore, D., Rogers, G. (2002). NIR estimation of rockmelon (Cucumis melo) fruit TDS, in relation to tissue inhomogeneity. Acta Horticulturae, (588), 357-361.

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