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Dr Bruce MacKay

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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
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Research Outputs

Journal

Feng, J., MacKay, BR., Maguire, KM., & Jeffery, PB. (2010). Application of compression force in monitoring firmness of 'hayward' kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa). Acta Horticulturae. 880, 283-290
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Feng, J., MacKay, BR., Maguire, KM., Tran, T., Bartle, M., & Wallace, G. (2010). Evaluation of differential energy X-ray analysis for non-destructive measurement of 'hayward' kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) attributes. Acta Horticulturae. 880, 291-298
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Feng, J., Maguire, KM., & MacKay, BR. (2006). Discriminating batches of 'Hayward' kiwifruit for storage potential. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 41(2), 128-134
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Emerson, L., MacKay, BR., MacKay, MB., & Funnell, KA. (2006). A team of equals: Teaching writing in the sciences. Educational Action Research. 14(1), 65-81
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, M., MacKay, B.
Gray, FE., Emerson, L., & MacKay, B. (2005). Meeting the demands of the workplace: Science students and written skills. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 14(4), 425-435
[Journal article]Authored by: Gray, F., MacKay, B.
Hoon Kim, T., Opara, LU., Hampton, JG., Hardacre, AK., & MacKay, BR. (2002). The effects of grain temperature on breakage susceptibility in maize. Biosystems Engineering. 82(4), 415-421
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Kim, TH., Hampton, JG., Opara, LU., Hardacre, AK., & Mackay, BR. (2002). Effects of maize grain size, shape and hardness on drying rate and the occurrence of stress cracks. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 82(10), 1232-1239
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Schofield, PE., Nichols, MA., Long, PG., & MacKay, BR. (1999). A bioassay to monitor the autotoxin levels in Asparagus replant soils. Acta Horticulturae. 479, 237-245
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Huang, N., Funnell, KA., & MacKay, BR. (1999). Vernalization and growing degree-day requirements for flowering of Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double'. HortScience. 34(1), 59-61
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
MacKay, BR., Emerson, L., MacKay, MB., Funnell, KA., & Welsh, TE. (1999). Challenging the pedagogy of tertiary level horticulture. HortTechnology. 9(2), 272-276
[Journal article]Authored by: Emerson, L., MacKay, M., MacKay, B.
Cheng, Q., Banks, NH., Nicholson, SE., Kingsley, AM., & Mackay, BR. (1998). Effects of temperature on gas exchange of ‘Braeburn’ apples. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science. 26(4), 299-306
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Hansen, LN., Funnell, KA., & Mackay, BR. (1996). Silver thiosulphate reduces ethylene-induced flower shattering in Thalictrum delavayi. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science. 24(2), 203-205
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Cruz-Castillo, JG., Ganeshanandam, S., MacKay, BR., Lawes, GS., Lawoko, CRO., & Woolley, DJ. (1994). Applications of canonical discriminant analysis in horticultural research. HortScience. 29(10), 1115-1119
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Fisher, KJ., Mackay, BR., & Nichols, MA. (1993). Early nutrition of micropropagated asparagus transplants. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science. 21(1), 59-66
[Journal article]Authored by: MacKay, B.

Conference

Feng, J., Brown, SC., MacKay, BR., & Maguire, KM.Changes in 'Hayward' Kiwifruit attributes as a function of cumulative degree-days. Acta Horticulturae. (pp. 777 - 784). 0567-7572.
[Conference]Authored by: MacKay, B.
MacKay, BR., & Fisher, PR.Interactive case studies on the internet: The Ramosus maze tool. Acta Horticulturae. (pp. 217 - 225). 0567-7572.
[Conference]Authored by: MacKay, B.
MacKay, BR., Love, R., & Reid, J. (2005). Virtualcarrots: An online tool for teaching yield × density relationships. Acta Horticulturae. Vol. 672 (pp. 227 - 231).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Love, R., MacKay, B.
MacKay, MB., Emerson, L., Funnell, KA., & MacKay, BR. (2005). Journal writing as a tool for learning in landscape management and horticultural science. Acta Horticulturae. Vol. 672 (pp. 233 - 239).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Emerson, L., MacKay, M., MacKay, B.
Maguire, KM., & MacKay, BR.A controlled atmosphere induced internal browning disorder of 'Pacific Rose'™ apples. Acta Horticulturae. (pp. 281 - 284). 0567-7572.
[Conference]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Feng, J., Maguire, KM., & MacKay, BR.Effects of package and temperature equilibration time on physiochemical attributes of 'Hayward' kiwifruit. Acta Horticulturae. (pp. 149 - 155). 0567-7572.
[Conference]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Feng, J., Maguire, KM., & MacKay, BR.Factors affecting ethylene production of hayward kiwifruit. Acta Horticulturae. (pp. 203 - 209). 0567-7572.
[Conference]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Feng, J., MacKay, BR., & Maguire, KM.Variation in firmness of packed hayward kiwifruit. Acta Horticulturae. (pp. 211 - 217). 0567-7572.
[Conference]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Feng, J., Maguire, KM., & MacKay, BR.Characterisation of the 'purple patches' observed on 'hayward' kiwifruit. Acta Horticulturae. (pp. 513 - 520). 0567-7572.
[Conference]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Cornejo, CPC., Funnell, KA., Woolley, DJ., & MacKay, R. (2003). Heat units may explain variation in duration of bud dormancy in Zantedeschia. In K. Tanino, R. Arora, B. Graves, M. Griffith, LV. Gusta, O. Junttila, . . . M. Wisniewski (Eds.) ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS AND HORTICULTURE CROPS. (pp. 469 - 475). : 26th International Horticultural Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Feng, J., MacKay, BR., Maguire, KM., Benge, JR., & Jeffery, PB. (2003). Suggestions on rationalized methodologies to investigate kiwifruit storage life. Acta Horticulturae. Vol. 628 (pp. 591 - 598).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Jeffery, P., MacKay, B.
Feng, J., Mackay, BR., & Maguire, KM.A procedure for calculating storage life of hayward kiwifruit. Acta Horticulturae. (pp. 455 - 460). 0567-7572.
[Conference]Authored by: MacKay, B.
Fisher, KJ., MacKay, BR., & Nichols, MA.The establishment of asparagus clones out of tissue culture. Acta Horticulturae. (pp. 249 - 256). 0567-7572.
[Conference]Authored by: MacKay, B.

Other

Carrillo Cornejo, CP., Funnell, KA., Woolley, DJ., & MacKay, BR.Heat units may explain variation in duration of bud dormancy in zantedeschia.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: MacKay, B.

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