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Waratah publications

McConchie R, Dinham K, Gollnow B and Offord CA (2014). Characterising floral stems in waratahs. Acta Horticulturae 1031: 29-36.

McConchie R, Woodward B, Gollnow B, Offord CA, Bokshi A and Geelan-Small P (2014) Environmental predictors of flowering time in waratahs. Acta Horticulturae 1031: 37-42.

Offord CA, Seed LU and Martyn AJ (2012) Perspectives on seed biology of waratahs (Telopea speciosissima R.Br.) and other Australian Proteaceae. Acta Horticulturae 937: 801-810.
 
Beckers D and Offord CA (2010) Waratah theft in Brisbane Water National Park - An analysis of the blue paint poaching reduction program. Cunninghamia 11: 287-293. 
 
Offord C (2010) The NSW waratah: significant horticultural advances – still a long way to go. Australian Plants 25: 163-169.

Martyn AJ, Larkum AWD, McConchie R and Offord CA (2008) Photoinhibition and change in pigments associated with bract browning in waratahs (Telopea spp., Proteaceae). Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 83 (3): 367-373.

Offord CA (2008) Effects of temperature on pollen viability and flower opening in waratah (Telopea speciosissima R.Br.).  Acta Horticulturae 805:99-106.

Offord CA (2008) Low fruit and seed set of waratah (Telopea speciosissima R.Br.: implications for breeding.  Acta Horticulturae 805:93-98.

Martyn AJ, Gollnow B, McConchie R and Offord CA (2007) Characterisation of bract browning and the effect of shade on browning in waratah (Telopea spp., Proteaceae) cultivars ‘Fire and Brimstone’, ‘Olympic Flame’ and ‘Wirrimbirra White’. Scientia Horticulturae 112: 427-433.

Martyn AJ, Thomas CR, O’Neill ME, Offord CA and McConchie R (2007) Bract browning in waratahs (Telopea spp.) is not a localised calcium deficiency disorder. Scientia Horticulturae 112: 434-438.

Offord CA (2007) Floral and leaf character variation in natural populations of waratah (Telopea speciosissima, family Proteaceae) with reference to conservation and horticultural improvement.  Australian Journal of Botany 55: 684-691.

Martyn A, McConchie R and Offord C (2006) Effect of shade on bract browning of waratahs (Telopea spp.).  Acta Horticulturae 716:117-126.

Offord CA (2006) Analysis of characters and germplasm of significance to improvement of Australian native waratahs (Telopea spp., family Proteaceae) for cut flower production.  Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 53: 1263-1272.

McConchie R, Martyn A and Offord C (2005) Effect of shade on bract browning of waratahs (Telopea spp.). Acta Horticulturae 694: 439-443

Martyn A, Offord C and McConchie R (2004) Can shading reduce bract browning in waratahs? Journal of the International Protea Association 46 (April): 34-36.
 
Offord CA (2004) An examination of the reproductive biology of Telopea speciosissima (Proteaceae) with emphasis on the role of protandry and self-pollination in fruit setInternational Journal of Plant Sciences 165 (1):  73-83.
 
Martyn A, Thomas C, Gollnow B, Offord C and McConchie R (2003) Effect of shade cloth, irrigation frequency and calcium sprays on bract browning in waratahs (Telopea spp.). Acta Horticulturae 602: 99-102.
 
Martyn A, Offord C and McConchie R (2003) Bract browning in waratahs – what is the research telling us? International Protea Association Journal 45 (Oct): 9.
 
Offord CA (2003) Improvement of waratahs (Telopea spp.) through breeding.  Acta Horticulturae 602: 119-122.

Martyn A, Offord C and McConchie R (2002) Can shading and frequent irrigation reduce bract browning in waratahs? Journal International Protea Association 43: 8-9.
 
Offord C (2000) The new breed of waratahs. In: State of the Waratah, the Floral emblem of New South Wales in legend, art and industry.  (ed. R. Nice.).  Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney.

Offord CA (1997) Tissue culture of waratahs. In ‘The Waratah’. (P. Nixon), 2nd ed. pp. 49-50. (Kangaroo Press: Sydney).

Offord CA (1996) Waratahs.  In Horticulture of Australian Plants’.  (Eds M. Burchett and K. Johnston). pp. 67-81. (UNSW Press: Sydney).

Offord CA and Campbell LC (1994) The Waratah: Taming of an emblem.  Australian Horticulture 92(9): 52-57.
 
Offord CA (1993) The magnificent waratah.  Australian Natural History 24 (6): 46-52.

Offord CA, Campbell LC and Mullins MG (1992).  Micropropagation of Telopea speciosissima R.Br (Proteaceae) 1: Explant establishment and proliferation. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 29: 215-221.

Offord CA and Campbell LC (1992) Micropropagation of Telopea speciosissima R.Br (Proteaceae) 2: Rhizogenesis and acclimatisation to ex vitro conditions. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 29: 223-230.

Offord CA, Goodwin PB and Nixon P (1990) Clonal selection and micropropagation of waratah.  Acta Horticulturae 264: 49-52.

Offord CA, Nixon P and Goodwin PB (1987).  Development of the waratah as a commercial crop.  Journal International Protea Association 14: 14-15.

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