Doctor Tony Haigh

Doctor Tony Haigh

SENIOR LECTURER,
Science (SoSH)

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD Macquarie University
  • MSc Macquarie University
  • BSc Macquarie University

UWS Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Science (SoSH)

Contact

Email: a.haigh@uws.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1254
Mobile:
Location: S12.1.3
Hawkesbury
Website:

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Ellis, R., Haigh, T. and Holford, P. (2002), 'Synergies arising from embedded evaluation processes in learning tools', Academic Skills Advising: Evaluating for program improvement and accountability, National Library of Australia 0734021518.

Journal Articles

  • Hewitt, A., Holford, P., Renshaw, A., Haigh, A. and Morris, C. (2014), 'Plant-level fecundity and andromonoecy in three common (Melaleuca styphelioides, M. thymifolia, M. nodosa) and one rare (M. deanei) Melaleuca (Myrtaceae) species of the Sydney region ', Australian Journal of Botany, vol 62, no 4 , pp 276 - 285.
  • Hewitt, A., Holford, P., Renshaw, A., Haigh, A. and Morris, C. (2014), 'Population structure, seed loads and flowering phenology in three common (Melaleuca styphelioides, M. thymifolia, M. nodosa) and one rare (M. deanei) Melaleuca (Myrtaceae) species of the Sydney region', Australian Journal of Botany, vol 62, no 4 , pp 286 - 304.
  • Halcroft, M., Haigh, A. and Spooner-Hart, R. (2013), 'Ontogenic time and worker longevity in the Australian stingless bee, Austroplebeia australis', Insectes Sociaux, vol 60, no 2 , pp 259 - 264.
  • Halcroft, M., Spooner-Hart, R., Haigh, A., Heard, T. and Dollin, A. (2013), 'The Australian stingless bee industry : a follow-up survey, one decade on', Journal of Apicultural Research, vol 52, no 2 , pp 1 - 7.
  • Halcroft, M., Haigh, A., Holmes, S. and Spooner-Hart, R. (2013), 'The thermal environment of nests of the Australian stingless bee, Austroplebeia australis', Insectes Sociaux, vol 60, no 4 , pp 497 - 506.
  • Thomas, P., Morris, C., Auld, T. and Haigh, T. (2010), 'The interaction of temperature, water availability and fire cues regulates seed germination in a fire-prone landscape', Oecologia, vol 162, no 2 , pp 293 - 302.
  • Parks, S., Haigh, T. and Harris, A. (2007), 'Responses of Six Species of Proteaceae, in Containers, to Controlled-Release Fertilizer', Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, vol 38, no 15-16 , pp 2227 - 2237.
  • Milham, P., Payne, T., Lai, B., Holford, P., Haigh, T., Conroy, J., Trautman, R. and Cai, Z. (2007), 'Can synchrotron micro-x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy be used to map the distribution of cadmium in soil particles', Australian Journal of Soil Research, vol 45 , pp 624 - 628.
  • Ayton, J., Mailer, R., Haigh, T., Tronson, D. and Conlan, D. (2007), 'Quality and oxidative stability of Australian olive oil according to harvest date and irrigation', Journal of Food Lipids, vol 14, no 2 , pp 138 - 156.
  • Bell, M., Spooner-Hart, R. and Haigh, T. (2006), 'Pollination of greenhouse tomatoes by the Australian bluebanded bee Amegilla (Zonamegilla) holmesi (Hymenoptera: Apidae)', Journal of Economic Entomology, vol 99, no 2 , pp 437 - 442.
  • Holford, P., Ellis, R. and Haigh, A. (2001), 'The writing portfolio as a tool for the development of communication and learning skills', HortTechnology, vol 11, no 4 , pp 668 - 673.

Research

Current Projects

Title: Adapting Integrated Crop Management technologies to commercial citrus enterprises in Bhutan and Australia [via NSW DPI]
Years: 2012-04-01 - 2017-04-01
ID: P00021080
UWS Researchers: Andrew Beattie, Paul Holford and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACRG)
Title: Agronomic and extraction parameters for Centipeda (Part 2) - Optimising flowering yield of bioactives from Centipeda cunninghamii
Years: 2014-06-05 - 2017-08-31
ID: P00022050
UWS Researchers: Tony Haigh, Frank Van Der Kooy, Robert Spooner-Hart and David Leach
Funding:
  • Rural Industries R&D Corporation (non ACRG)

Previous Projects

Title: Embryological Investigations in Euphorbia [via Bonza Botanicals]
Years: 2012-09-05 - 2013-12-20
ID: P00021078
UWS Researchers: Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • Department of Trade and Investment Regional Infrastructure and Services
  • Bonza Botanicals Pty Ltd
Title: Scotts (Australia) Research Agreement 2000
Years: 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0013830
UWS Researchers: Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • Scotts Australia Pty Ltd
Title: Agronomic and physiological studies in Lotus (Nelumbo Nucifera) for Export to Asia [via NSW Ag]
Years: 1997-02-01 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0010448
UWS Researchers: Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • Rural Industries R&D Corporation (ACRG)
Title: Improvement of Vietnamese vegetable seed and seedling production using GAP principles and establishing production of superior hybrid varieties [Site Visit] [via Hassall & Associates]
Years: 2006-07-26 - 2006-08-31
ID: P0015285
UWS Researchers: Robert Spooner-Hart, Oleg Nicetic and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) (non ACRG)
Title: The Hawkesbury Forest Experiment: Impacts of Precipitation and CO2 on Trees
Years: 2006-01-11 - 2011-12-31
ID: P0015511
UWS Researchers: David Tissue, David Ellsworth, Jann Conroy and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Cadmium behaviour in the soils of the Sydney Basin
Years: 2005-05-13 - 2006-12-31
ID: P0014778
UWS Researchers: Paul Holford and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • UWS Hawkesbury Foundation
Title: Integrated Watershed Management for Sustainable Soil & Water Resources Management of the Inabanga Watershed, Bohol Island, Philippines
Years: 2002-07-01 - 2006-06-30
ID: P0011012
UWS Researchers: John Bavor, Sakadevan Sakadevan, Basant Maheshwari and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACRG)
Title: Integrated system for analysis of structure and function of tree canopies
Years: 2005-10-05 - 2006-10-04
ID: P0014809
UWS Researchers: Jann Conroy, Robert Spooner-Hart, Kelvin Montagu and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Integrated system for analysis of structure and function of tree canopies
Years: 2006-07-17 - 2006-10-04
ID: P0015281
UWS Researchers: Jann Conroy, Robert Spooner-Hart, Kelvin Montagu and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • University of Technology Sydney
Title: Improvement of Vietnamese vegetable seed and seedling production using GAP principles and establishing production of superior hybrid varieties [via Hassall & Associates]
Years: 2007-02-23 - 2011-12-30
ID: P0015506
UWS Researchers: Robert Spooner-Hart, Oleg Nicetic and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) (non ACRG)
Title: The Hawkesbury Forest Experiment: providing the missing information for decision support systems to manage forests under rising CO2 and global warming
Years: 2010-06-15 - 2011-12-31
ID: P00017561
UWS Researchers: David Ellsworth, Ian Anderson, John Cairney, Markus Riegler, David Tissue and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Department of Industry and Investment NSW
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
  • University of Sydney
  • Macquarie University
  • Department of Agriculture (ACRG)
  • Australian National University (non ACRG)
Title: Can native stingless bees be used as pollinators of vegetable seed crops?
Years: 2008-07-08 - 2009-07-30
ID: P00016164
UWS Researchers: Robert Spooner-Hart and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Rijk Zwaan Australia Pty Ltd
Title: The Hawkesbury Forest Experiment: Impacts of Precipitation and CO2 on Trees [via UNSW]
Years: 2005-06-01 - 2009-09-30
ID: P0014895
UWS Researchers: David Tissue, David Ellsworth, Jann Conroy and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • Australian Greenhouse Office
Title: Response of native and exotic grasses of Cumberland Plain Woodland to a nitrogen gradient
Years: 2009-04-22 - 2009-12-31
ID: P00016951
UWS Researchers: Charles Morris and Tony Haigh
Funding:
  • Australian Plants Society
Title: The restricted distribution of Micromyrtus minutiflora
Years: 2011-04-07 - 2012-04-06
ID: P00020090
UWS Researchers: Tony Haigh and Charles Morris
Funding:
  • Australian Plants Society

Supervision

Doctor Haigh is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Title: Effects of Elevated Atmospheric (CO2) on Insect Herbivory and its Regulation in a Eucalyptus Tereticornis Woodland
Field of Research:

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