Adding value to the honey bee industry

List of all publications from CRC for Honey Bee Products members (alphabetical).

Binks, R.M., & Byrne, M. (2022). Species delimitation, hybridization and possible apomixis in a rapid radiation of Western Australian Leptospermum (Myrtaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 2022;, boac022,

Binks, R.M., Heslewood, M., Wilson, P.G., & Byrne, M. (2022). Phylogenomic analysis confirms polyphyly of Leptospermum and delineates five major clades that warrant generic recognition. TAXON

Ho, K.F.X., Liu, F., Tarabashkina, L., & Volery, T. (2022). Cross-cultural differences in consumers’ attention to food labels. British Food Journal. Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.

Islam, M.D., Lawag, L.L., Green, K.J., Sostaric, T., Hammer, K.A., Lim, L.Y., & Locher, C. (2022). An investigation of the suitability of melissopalynology to authenticate Jarrah honey. Current Research in Food Science.

Islam, M.K., Lawag, L.L., Sostaric, T., Ulrich, E., Ulrich, D., Dewar, T., Lim, L.Y.,  & Locher, C. (2022). Australian Honeypot Ant (Camponotus inflatus) Honey—A Comprehensive Analysis of the Physiochemical Characteristics, Bioactivity, and HPTLC Profile of a Traditional Indigenous Australian Food. Molecules. 27(7):2154.

Lawag, I.L., Lim, L-Y., Joshi, R., Hammer, K.A., Locher, C. (2022). A Comprehensive Survey of Phenolic Constituents Reported in Monofloral Honeys around the Globe. Foods. 11(8):1152.

Locher, C. (2021). Liquid Gold / Flüssiges Gold. In A . Ludewig (ed). More than Gold and Honey. Festschrift zum 35-jährigen Bestehen der Western Australian – German Business Association. Perth: UWA Publishing (pp. 11-16).

Wellington, C.N., Vaillancourt, R.E., Potts, B.M., Worledge, D., & O’Grady, A.P. (2022). Genetic Variation in Flowering Traits of Tasmanian Leptospermum scoparium and Association with Provenance Home Site Climatic Factors. Plants. 11(8):1029.

Yang, Y., Ignatieva, M., & Gaynor, A. (2022). Design and Conservation Strategies for Urban Biodiversity in Australian Botanic Gardens. Landscape Architecture. 29(1): 34-48. Link to paper

Dixon, D.J., Callow, J.N., Duncan, J.M.A., Setterfield, S.A., & Pauli, N. (2021). Satellite prediction of forest flowering phenology. Remote Sensing of Environment 112197.

Holt, S., Cremen, N., Grassl, J. Schmid-Hempel, P., & Baer, B. (2021). Genetic Variation in Antimicrobial Activity of Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Seminal Fluid. Front. Ecol. Evol.

Islam, M.K., Sostaric, T., Lim, L.Y., Hammer, K., & Locher, C. (2021). Antioxidant HPTLC-DPPH Fingerprinting of Honeys and Tracking of Antioxidant Constituents Upon Thermal Exposure. Foods.

Islam, M.K., Vinsen, K., Sostaric, T., Lim, L.Y., Locher, C. (2021)Detection of syrup adulterants in manuka and jarrah honey using HPTLC-multivariate data analysisPeerJ 9:e12186

Islam, M.K., Sostaric, T., Lim, L.Y., Hammer, K., & Locher, C. (2021). Development of an HPTLC-based dynamic reference standard for the analysis of complex natural products using Jarrah honey as test sample. PLoS ONE 16(7): e0254857.

Islam, M.K., Sostaric, T., & Locher, C. (2021). Special Issue – Analysis of Honey by HPTLC. CAMAG Bibliography Service Planar Chromatography, 126(1): 2-7. Download Copy

Lawag I.L., Yoo O., Lim L.Y., Hammer K., & Locher C. (2021). Optimisation of Bee Pollen Extraction to Maximise Extractable Antioxidant Constituents. Antioxidants 10(7):1113.

Picknoll, J.L., Poot, P., & Renton, M. (2021). A New Approach to Inform Restoration and Management Decisions for Sustainable Apiculture. Sustainability 13(11), 6109.

Santos, A.A., Hancox, T.J.J., Picanço, M.C., Delaporte K., & Hogendoorn, K. (2021). Potential distribution of Leptospermum species (Myrtaceae) in Australia for bioactive honey production purposes. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science.

Brooks, P. & the University of the Sunshine Coast Honey Lab. (2020). Australian Manuka Honey – 2020 Update. CRC for Honey Bee Products, Australia. Download Copy.

Brooks, P. & the University of the Sunshine Coast Honey Lab. (2020). The analysis of antimicrobial bioactive components of Australian Leptospermum honeys and nectars – Status report 2020. CRC for Honey Bee Products, Australia. Download Copy.

Beiranvand, S., Williams, A., Long, S., Brooks, P., & Russell, F. (2020). Use of kinetic data to model potential antioxidant activity: Radical Scavenging Capacity of Australian Eucalyptus Honeys. Food ChemistryArticle in press.  CORRIGENDUM

Green, K.J., Dods, K., & Hammer, K.A. (2020). Development and validation of a new microplate assay that utilises optical density to quantify the antibacterial activity of honeys including Jarrah, Marri and Manuka. PLoS ONE 15(12): e0243246.

Hammer, K. (2020). Final Report Summary: Development of honey bee products from a biodiversity hotspot. Download Copy

Holliday, R., Martinus, K., & Boruff, B. (2020). Agritourism in Southwest Western Australia. Cooperative Research Centre for Honey Bee Products, Perth, Western Australia. ISBN: 978-1-74052-977-8

Islam, M.K., Sostaric, T., Lim, L.Y. et al. (2020). A validated method for the quantitative determination of sugars in honey using high-performance thin-layer chromatography. JPC-J Planar Chromat.

Islam, M.K., Sostaric, T., Lim, L.Y. et al. (2020). Development and validation of an HPTLC–DPPH assay and its application to the analysis of honey. JPC-J Planar Chromat.

Islam, M.K., Sostaric, T., Lim L.Y., Hammer, K., & Locher, C. (2020). Sugar profiling of honeys for authentication and detection of adulterants using High-Performance Thin Layer Chromatography. Molecules. 

Patel, V., Pauli, N., Biggs, E. et al. (2020). Why bees are critical for achieving sustainable development. Ambio.

Patel, V. & Biggs, E. & Pauli, N. & Boruff, B. (2020). Using a social-ecological system approach to enhance understanding of structural interconnectivities within the beekeeping industry for sustainable decision making. Ecology and Society. 25.

Sindi, A., Bawi Chawn, M V., Hernandez, M E., Green, K., Islam, M K., Locher, C., Hammer, K. (2019). Anti-biofilm effects and characterisation of the hydrogen peroxide activity of a range of Western Australian honeys compared to Manuka and multifloral honeys. Scientific Reports volume 9, Article number: 17666

Ravinka, D.K. (2020). Identification of Leptospermum scoparium essential oils and their genetic control. (Masters thesis). University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia. Download Copy.

Sietsma, I. (2019). Comparing nectar sugar quantification methods and monitoring nectar sugar secretion in Eucalyptus caesia. (Thesis). CRC for Honey Bee Products. Perth, Australia. Download Copy.

Van Bawi Chawn, M. (2018). Contribution of hydrogen peroxide to the antimicrobial activity of Western Australian honey (unpublished Honours thesis). CRC for Honey Bee Products, Perth, Australia.  Download Copy

Mpofu, M,M. (2018) An investigation of the climatic drivers of the flowering phenology of Corymbia calophylla (Marri) in the Wellington district of Western Australia. (Masters thesis). CRC for Honey Bee Products, Perth, Australia. Download Copy

Dowell, L. (2018) Observing the difference between flowering and non-flowering Corymbia calyophylla (Marri) using satellite-derived vegetation indices. (Masters thesis). CRC for Honey Bee Products, Perth, Australia. Download Copy