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Mick Fuller

 

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Professor Mick Fuller - ()

  • Job title: Head of Graduate School, Graduate School (Research & Innovation)
  • Address: Room 301, 3rd Floor, Link Block, Drake Circus,
    Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
  • Telephone: +441752587635
  • Alternative telephone: +44 (0)7762 226146
  • Facsimile: +44 (0)1752 587634
  • Email: mfuller@plymouth.ac.uk


Role

Head of Graduate School

Professor of Plant Physiology, School of Biological Sciences

 

 

Qualifications & background

BSc Biological Sciences - University of Leicester

PhD Agricultural Botany - University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Welsh Plant Breeding Station)

Professor of Plant Physiology - University of Plymouth
Visiting Professor - University of Angers, France (1991)
Visiting Professor - University of Southern Queensland, Australia (2006)
Visiting Scientist - The Leslie Research Institute, Department for Primary Industries, Queensland, Australia (2006)

 

Professional membership

Executive Committee Member of UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE)
Trustee - UK Conbtrolled Environment Users Group

Trustee - Vegetable Research Fund

1979- Member, Society for Experimental Biology.

1980- Member, Association of Applied Biology

1989- Member, Horticultural Research Association.

1995- Member, International Association of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture

2000- Member of International Society for Horticultural Science

2002- Member of The Scientific Alliance

 

 

 

Roles on external bodies

1998-05 Committee Member, Horticultural Research International Association, Wellesbourne

1999-05 Trustee, Vegetable Research Trust.

2000- Member of ISHS Biotechnology Commisson

2000- Member of ISHS In-vitro culture Working Group

2000- Member of ISHS Brassica Working Group

1999- Member of ISHS Timing of field production of vegetables Working Group

2002-2010 Member of the Science Advisory Board

2003- Advisor to the Scientific Alliance

2005- Chair & Trustee, UK Controlled Environment Users Group

2006- Executive Committee Member, UK Council for Graduate Education

2006- Editorial Board, European Journal of Agronomy

2008- Honorary Secretary, UK Council for Graduate Education

2011- Chair, UK Council for Graduate Education

2012- Executive Secretary, Seale-Hayne Education Trust (SHET)

2012- Advisory Committee, HEA PTES

2012- Steering Committee, QAA Code for Higher Education

2013- Steering Committee, EUA-CDE (Council for Doctoral Education)

 


Teaching interests

Sustainable crop production

Plant biotechnology

Plant stress physiology

Crop physiology

 

Staff serving as external examiners

Postgraduate research examination (since 2000)
Richard Hill PhD 2000 Univ. Plymouth
Nguyen Thi Kim-Hong PhD 2000 National Univ. Ireland, Maynooth
Mahmoud Mohamed PhD 2000 Univ. Coventry
Kevin McCallum PhD 2000 Harper Adams Univ. College
Bizhi Huang PhD 2001 Univ. Wolverhampton
Peter Canter PhD 2001 Univ. of Aberystwyth
Habib Ur Rahman PhD 2002 Univ. Reading
Mohammad Nasrullah PhD 2003 Univ. Wolverhampton
Omar Ebshish PhD 2005 Univ. Newcastle
Navdeep Khera PhD 2007 Univ. Coventry 
Olubukola Oke MSc by Research 2007 Univ. Coventry
Maloni Havea MSc by Research 2007 Univ. of the South Pacific
David Downey PhD 2008 National Univ. Ireland, Maynooth
Chris Wooley PhD 2009 University of Plymouth
Joel Velasco Velasco PhD 2010 University of Plymouth
Chew Kwee Tan MPhil 2010 University of Plymouth
Zeineb El Mghadmi PhD 2011 Univ. of Coventry
Adeela Haroon PhD 2011 Univ. of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Seoleseng Tshwenyanet  PhD 2011 Univ. Essex, Writtle College
Nighat Seema Soomro PhD 2012 Sindh Agricultural University, Pakistan
Owen Smith PhD 2012 University of Plymouth
Elena Golovushkina PhD 2013 Glasgow Caledonian University
Susheela Talwara PhD 2013 Copenhagen University, Denmark
Hussam Gadeh PhD 2013 Coventry University
Zaher Ahmed Deho PhD Sindh Agriculture University, Pakistan


External examiner (Taught programmes)

2005-08 Writtle College/University of Essex - MSc Horticulture, MSc Postharvest Technology, MSc/MA International Horticulture.
2006-09 National University of Ireland, Maynooth - BSc Biology and Biotechnology & MSc Immunology
2009-12 University of Bradford, MRes/PGDip/PGCert Social Science Research Methods
2010-13 University of Bournemouth, PGCert  Research Degree Supervision

 


Research interests

Plant Stress Physiology - frost tolerance, ice nucleation, infrared thermal imaging, salt tolerance, drought tolerance

Plant Biotechnology - plant tissue culture, molecular biology

Crop Physiology and Agronomy - physiology of vegetable crops and cereals, climate change physiology, glasshouse crop physiology

 

 

 

UoP Research group membership

Centre for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability (CARS) 
Food, Nutrition and Health 

Other research

 

 

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

Current Research Students

Ayman Almerei PhD (2010-2013) Genetic transformation of maize with anti-stress genes

Fakhriya Kareem MPhil/PhD  (2013-2016)  Exogenously applied anti-stress agents and the upregulation of drought response genes

Sherzad Hakim PhD (2010-2015)  Health Policy and Planning: the role of health research in guiding health policy and practice in Iraqi Kurdistan (in partnership with Hawler Medical University, Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq)

Zana Kareem PhD (2013-2016) Production of some secondary  metabolites from Datura innoxia Mill. and Salviaofficinalis L. using plant tissue culture techniques (in partnership with Suliamaini University, Suliamania, Kurdistan, Iraq)

Michelle Chappell ResM (2011-2014)(pt) Ovarian dominance in the mare: implications in the selection process of recipient mares within an embryo transfer programme. 

Gillian Tabor ResM (2012-2015) (pt) The effect of dynamic mobilistation exercises on equine core stability

Keith Spurgin ResM (2012-2015) A study of closely related bramble forms to determine whether they can be reliably separated into species by comparing physical measurements

Poly Gilbert ResM (2012-2015) (pt) 

Successful completions since 2000 

Faiz Fahdel PhD 2014 The genetic and physiological basis of brown-heart syndrome in swede

Magda Al-Sharmi PhD 2014 Somatic embryogenesis and cryopreservation in cauliflower

Eleanor Boden (Duchy) ResM 2013 The use of rider specific fitness and Pilates to improve rider position.


Mohammed Al-Issawi PhD 2013 Frost tolerance expression of wheat during ear emergence and flowering

Susan Wren PhD 2013 Socio-economic and livelihood impacts of environmentally supportive bio-enterprise development for agro-/pastoral communities in Samburu Heartland, Kenya.

Hail Rihan PhD 2013 Artificial seed production from microshoots of cauliflower and their preservation and conversion

Fadil Al-Swedi PhD 2013 Genetic transformation of cauliflower with anti-stress genes

Shiren Mohamed 2012 The effects of elevated CO2, drought and mineral nutrition on the seed yield and quality of Safflower

Fazal Hadi PhD 2010 The physiological and molecular characteristics of chemically induced abiotic stress resistant mutants of cauliflower

Pankaj Kumar Banik ResM 2010 Future sustainability of organic vegetable production in the UK: Perception of the growers

Rima Rabah Nasser PhD 2009 Physiological aspects of the response to CO2 in Lentils (Lens culinaris Medic.)

Natasha de Vere PhD 2007  The ecology and genetics of Cirsium dissectum in the British Isles and implications for its conservation

Ahmed Abdullah PhD 2007  An evaluation of multivariate statistical techniques for the analysis of yield from barley breeding trials data

Ellis Luckhurst MPhil 2007 The effect of temperature on heading dates of winter cauliflower in west Cornwall.

Jihad Samaan PhD 2007 Characterisation of grain quality of Syrian durum wheat genotypes affecting milling performance and end-use quality.

Ehab Metwali PhD 2006 Improving abiotic resistance in cauliflower by mutagenesis and agrobacterium mediated transformation.

Gail Hastings MPhil 2004 An evaluation of the chemical composition of forage maize during vegetative development and grain fill.

Paul Challinor PhD 2003 An evaluation of pumice, unloaded clinoptilolite and nutrient-loaded clinoptilolite zeolites, as plant growth substrates in the intensive production of long season glasshouse crops.

Felisbertha Cunha PhD 2002 The infulence of extracts of Ascophyllum nodosum on plant and soil-borne pathogen interactions.

Manal Eed PhD 2001 The resistance to salt of Brassica sps. and improved resistance by direct selection and mutagenesis.

Stephen Burchett PhD 2000 The mechanism of action of liquid seaweed extracts in the manipulation of frost resistance in winter barley.

 

Grants & contracts

Grants in last 5 years

1998-01 Micropropagation of Agapanthus. £2,000.

1998-02 Climatic effects on the vernalization and curd growth of winter cauliflower and subsequent fluctuations in supply. MAFF HORT/LINK £358,000 (joint with HRI/Marshall Bros./Elsoms Seeds/OLGA).

2001-02 Knowledge transfer intitiative on impacts and adaptation to climate change in agriculture. MAFF Open Contract CTE0006, with IGER. £39,228.

2001-03 TCS PE Simmons Ltd. £79,000.

2003-05 KTP Shipton Mill Ltd. £81,500.

2002-06 Characterisation of grain quality of Syrian durum wheat genotypes affecting milling performance and pasta quality. (PhD programme). The Government of Syria £36,000.

2003-07 The effects of elevated CO2 and drought on the physiology and yield of Lentils. (PhD programme). The Government of Syria £36,000.

2003-07 Selection and genetic modification for improved stress resistance in cauliflower. (PhD programme). University of Plymouth Studentship.

2004-07 The suitability of multivariate analysis for the analysis of field crop data in Syria. (PhD programme). The Government of Syria £36,000.

2004 Personal Travel Award.The New Phytologist Trust £750.

2004 Ice nucleation, ice travel and frost damage in wheat at ear emergence. Seale-Hayne Education Trust. £2,500.

2006 The determination of Frost Tolerance of Miscanthus rhizomes. BiCal Ltd. £2,000
2007 Abiotic stress resistance evaluation in cauliflower. Pakistan High Commission. Postdoc Scholarship Muhammad Khan. $10,000
2007-10 The molecular characterisation of abiotic stress resistance mutants of cauliflower (PhD programme). Pakistan High Commission. £50,000.
2008-11 The expression of frost resistance in wheat as influenced by developmental stage (PhD programme). Iraq Education Commission. £50,000.
2008-11 The effect of drought and elevated CO2 on the production and oil quality of Safflower (PhD programme). Iraq Education Commission. £50,000.
2009-12 Supercooling and frost resistance of wheat at ear emergence (PhD programme). Libyan Higher Education Commission. £50,000.

 


Journals
Articles
Metwali EMR, Hemaid IAS, Al-Zahrani HS, Howlader SM & Fuller MP  (2014)  'Influence of Different Concentrations of Salt Stress on In Vitro Multiplication of Some Fig (Ficus carcia L.) Cultivars' Life Science Journal  11(10),  pp 386 - 397  Publisher Site  PEARL 
Fuller MP  (2014)  'Postgraduate Funding - supplying the future generation of researchers and technicians' The Biochemist  36 (4),  pp 8 - 11  Publisher Site  PEARL 
Rihan HZ, Al-Issawi M, Woldie WA, Kiernan M & Fuller MP  (2014)  'The effect of molybdenum on the molecular control of cold tolerance in cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) artificial seeds' Plant, Cell, Tissue, Organ Culture (PCTOC) Journal of Plant Biotechnology  118 (2)  (2),  pp 215 - 228  Publisher Site , DOI   PEARL 
Hadi F, Bano A & Fuller MP  (2013)  'Augmented phytoextraction of lead (Pb2+) polluted soils: A comparative study of the effectiveness of plant growth regulators, EDTA, and plant growth–promoting Rhizobacteria' Bioremediation  , DOI 
Fuller MP & Hamza J  (2013)  'Effect of osmotic potential of activator solution and temperature on viability and vigour of wheat seed' African Journal of Agricultural Research  , DOI   PEARL 
Metwali EMR, Gowayed SMH, Almagrabi OA, Mosleh YY & Fuller MP  (2013)  'Evaluation and selection of barley genotypes for salt stress resistance using tissue culture techniques and SDS-PAGE gel electrophoresis' Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment  11 (3&4),   Publisher Site  PEARL 
Al-Issawi M, Rihan HZ, Woldie WA, Burchett S & Fuller MP  (2013)  'Exogenous application of molybdenum affects the expression of CBF14 and the development of frost tolerance in wheat' Plant Physiol Biochem  63,  pp 77 - 81  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Al-Issawi M, Rihan, H Z, El-Sarkassy, N, Fuller & MP  (2013)  'Frost hardiness expression and characterisation in wheat at ear emergence' Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science.  199  (1),  pp 66 - 74 , DOI   PEARL 
Kieffer M & Fuller MP  (2013)  'In vitro propagation of cauliflower using curd microexplants' Methods Mol Biol  11013,  pp 329 - 339  Author Site , DOI 
Mohamed SJ, Jellings AJ & Fuller MP  (2013)  'Positive effects of elevated CO2 and its interaction with nitrogen on safflower physiology and growth' Agronomy for Sustainable Development  pp 497 - 505 , DOI 
Hadi F & Fuller MP  (2013)  'Resistance to Drought and Salt Stress after Regeneration and Micropropagation' American Journal of Plant Sciences  , DOI   PEARL 
Metwali EMR, Fuller MP & Jellings AJ  (2012)  'Agrobacterium mediated transformation of anti-stress genes into cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.). 2. Transformation and confirmation of stress tolerance' Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences  6,  pp 31 - 39  PEARL 
Al-Swedi FG, Lane S & Fuller MP  (2012)  'An improved micro propagation system for successful transformation of cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis)' Acta Horticulturae  961,  pp 167 - 174  PEARL 
Rihan HZ, Fuller MP, Al-Issawi M & Burchett S  (2012)  'Artificial Seed Production from Encapsulated Microshoots of Cauliflower (Brassica oleraceae var botrytis)' Acta Horticulturae  961,  pp 419 - 425  PEARL 
Mohamed SJ, Jellings AJ & Fuller MP  (2012)  'Effect of nitrogen on safflower physiology and productivity' African Journal of Crop Science  20,  pp 225 - 237  PEARL 
Fuller MP, Hamza JH, Rihan HZ & Al Issawi M  (2012)  'Germination of primed seed under NaCl stress in wheat' ISRN Journal of Botany  pp 1 - 5 , DOI   PEARL 
Sakr MT, El-Sarkassy NM & Fuller MP  (2012)  'Osmoregulators proline and glycine betaine counteract salinity stress in canola' AGRONOMY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT  32  (3),  pp 747 - 754  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Rihan HZ, Al-Issawi M, Al-swedi F & Fuller MP  (2012)  'The effect of using PPM (plant preservative mixture) on the development of cauliflower microshoots and the quality of artificial seed produced' SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE  141,  pp 47 - 52  Author Site , DOI 
Rihan HZ, Al-Shamari M & Fuller MP  (2012)  'The Production of Cauliflower Microshoots using Curd Meristematic Tissues and Hypocotyl–derived Callus' Acta Horticulturae  961,  pp 427 - 434  PEARL 
Rihan HZ, Al-Issawi M, Burchett S & Fuller MP  (2011)  'Encapsulation of cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var botrytis) microshoots as artificial seeds and their conversion and growth in commercial substrates' PLANT CELL TISSUE AND ORGAN CULTURE  107  (2),  pp 243 - 250  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Hadi F, Gilpin M & Fuller MP  (2011)  'Identification and expression analysis of CBF/DREB1 and COR15 genes in mutants of Brassica oleracea var. botrytis with enhanced proline production and frost resistance' Plant Physiol Biochem  49  (11),  pp 1323 - 1332  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Fuller MP, Christopher J & Fredericks T  (2009)  'Low-temperature Damage to Wheat in Head - Matching Perceptions with Reality' PLANT COLD HARDINESS: FROM THE LABORATORY TO THE FIELD  pp 12 - 18  Author Site , DOI 
Fuller MP & Abdullah A  (2006)  'Genotype environment interaction in breeding lines of Syrian Barley' Bibliotheca Fragmenta Agronomica  (11),  pp 17 - 18
Fuller MP, Metwali EWW & Jellings AJ  (2006)  'Optimization of a protocol of Agrobacterium mediated transformation of cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) and confirmation on itegration and expression of APX and SOD stress genes' Bibliotheca Fragmenta Agronomica  (11),  pp 173 - 174
Fuller MP, Nasser RR & Jellings AJ  (2006)  'The effect of elevated carbon dioxide and nitrogen levels on the growth and nodulation of lentils' Bibliotheca Fragmenta Agronomica  (11),  pp 183 - 184
Fuller MP & Wisniewski M  'Using infrared thermology to investigate ice nucleation and freezing in plants' Bibliotheca Fragmenta Agronomica  (11),  pp 93 - 94
Chapters
Fuller MP, Perrin CL, Chamberlain J & Brennan CS  (2005)  'The role of grain tempering in optimising the milling performance of wheat blends. In, Using cereal science and technology for the benefit of consumers' in Cauvain SP; Salmon S; Young LS (ed.)  Cambridge, UK:  Woodhead Publishing Ltd  pp 561 - 562
Conference Papers
Fuller MP  (2007)  'An introduction to the concepts of sustainability and the challenge to Controlled Environments' UK Controlled Environment User's Group.  pp 2 - 5
Fuller MP, Rabah-Nasser R & Jellings AJ  (2005)  'The effect of elevated CO2 on the growth, physiology and nodulation of lentils'
Fuller MP, Metwali E, Jellings AJ & Eed M  (2005)  'The evaluation of stress mutant lines of cauliflower'
Fuller MP, Wisniewski M & Glenn DM  (2001)  'Extrinsic ice nucleation in plants: what are the factors involved and can they be manipulated' 6th International Plant Cold Hardiness Seminar.  Helsinki, Finland  01/07/2001 - 05/07/2001  pp 8 - 9
Fuller MP, Gibbs PA, Parkinson RJ & Misselbrook T  (1999)  'Enhancing the effective utilisation of animal manures on farm through compost technology' SAC/SEPA, Edinburgh  31/03/1999 - 02/04/1999 
Fuller MP, Parkinson RJ, Jury SJ, Vantarakis G & Groenhof A  (1996)  'An assessment of the agronomic value of co-composted MSW and sewage sludge' pp 1166 - 1169
Fuller MP, Parkinson RJ, Jury SJ & Groenhof A  (1996)  'An evaluation of soil nutrient status following the application of (i) co-composted MSW and sewage sludge and (ii) greenwaste, to maize' in de Bertoldi M; Sequi P; Lemmes B; Papi T (ed.)  pp 469 - 476
Fuller MP, Challinor P & Parkinson RJ  (1996)  'Growth and development of sweet pepper plants on unloaded and nutrient-loaded clinoptilolite culture' Jersey  pp 105 - 122
Fuller MP, White GG & Charman A  (1993)  'Ice nucleation and frost damage to cauliflower curd' Sixth International Conference on Biological Ice Nucleation.  Laramie, Univ. Wyoming, USA  pp 1 - 1
Fuller MP, Le Grice P & Campbell AC  (1993)  'The effect of leaf surface water onthe supercooling ability of early sown Solanum tuberosum var. Jersey Royal' Sixth International Conference on Biological Ice Nucleation.  University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA  pp 2 - 2
Fuller MP, Deane CR & Dix PJ  (1992)  'Studies on frost tolerance and cold acclimation in cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis)' Irish Botanists Meeting.  Queens University, Belfast, N Ireland  04/1992 pp 17 - 18
Fuller MP & Turton S  (1989)  'Petal culture of winter-heading cauliflower' In Vitro Culture and Micropropagation in Horticulture.  Cesena, Italy  06/1989 pp 229 - 232
Fuller MP, Tapsell CR & Grout BWW  (1989)  'Frost Resistance Studies in Winter Cauliflower' Gottingen, West Germany  pp 256 - 262
Fuller MP  (1981)  'Variations in the cold-hardiness of Lolium perenne' In Plant Physiology and Herbage production.  Nottingham  04/1981 pp 213 - 215
Fuller MP & Gibbs PA  'Response of grass following the appliction of composted and untreated cattle manure' BGS Occasional Symposium.  No 33 Malvern, UK  11/1999 pp 2 - 2
Fuller MP  'The evaluation of the effect of Maxicrop Concentrate onthe frost resistance of crop plants' Second Maxicrop International Ltd Conference.  The Scottish Agricultural College, Auchincruive, Scotland  09/1992 pp 24 - 29
Fuller MP & Eagles CF  'Evaluation of cold hardiness in forage grasses and legumes' Eucarpia, Aberystwyth  1982 pp 77 - 79
Fuller MP, Fuller AM, Kaniouras S, Christopher J & Fredericks T  'Freezing damage to wheat at ear emergence'
Reports
Fuller MP & Fuller AM  (2006)  The Determination of Frost Tolerance of Miscanthus Rhizomes.  BiCal Ltd. 
Fuller MP & Wurr D  (2002)  Climatic effects on the vernalization and curd growth of winter cauliflower and subsequent fluctuations in supply.  Final report to DEFRA of HORTLINK Project 195. 
Fuller MP & Hopkins A  (2002)  Knowledge Transfer initiative on impacts and adaptations to climate change in agriculture.  Final Report of DEFRA Project CCO365. 
Fuller MP, Parkinson RJ, Beattie L, Hillman J, Lott J & McCrory D  (2001)  Nitrates and Phosphates in jersey Surface Waters: Sources and Land Management Strategies.  Final Report to Jersey States Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. 
Fuller MP & Parkinson RJ  (2000)  Enhancing the effective utilisation of animal manures on-farm through compost technology.  MAFF Project Report WA0519. 
Fuller MP  (2000)  The Frost Hardiness of Transgenic Arabidopsis Thaliana.  Shell Forestry Ltd. 
Fuller MP, Roberts S, Taylor J & Redstone S  (1998)  Development of a screening system to detect Xanthomonas campestris in seed and evaluation of pathogen resistance in seed parents of winter cauliflower.  Project VF 186 Report to HDC. 
Fuller MP & Parkinson RJ  (1997)  Chlorthal dimethyl and other pesticides in surface water on Jersey.  Jersey States of Agriculture and Fisheries. 
Fuller MP, Hanley-Brown M & Fuller F  (1997)  Fast Tissue Culture, Workshop Guide. Science and Plants for Schools.  University of Birmingham. 
Fuller MP  (1996)  An investigation of the effects of Maxicrop products on the yield and quality of autumn heading cauliflower var Tucson in 1996.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP, Hanley-Brown M & Fuller F  (1996)  Fast Tissue Culture: Student's Guide. Science and Plants for Schools.  University of Reading. 
Fuller MP, Hanley-Brown M & Fuller F  (1996)  Fast Tissue Culture: Teacher's Guide. Science and Plants for Schools.  University of Reading. 
Fuller MP, Parkinson RJ & Jury SJ  (1995)  Agronomic evaluation of recycling (i) co-composted domestic waste and sewage sludge and (ii)greenwaste to agricultural land: field trials to investigate the agronomic impact of compost applied to maize.  Ecosci Ltd. 
Fuller MP, Parkinson RJ & Jury SJ  (1995)  Agronomic evaluation of recycling co-composted domestic waste and sewage sludge to agicultural land: field trials to investigate the agronomic impact of compost applied to maize.  DTI. 
Fuller MP  (1995)  An evaluation of the effect of Maxicrop Concentrate and Symbiont-1 on the yield and quality of Cabbage.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1995)  Frost resistance assessment of ten varieties of cauliflower.  Elsoms Seeds Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1994)  The effect of Maxicrop on the multiplication of plants in tissue culture.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1993)  Frost resistant assessment of two varieties of Cauliflower.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP, Parkinson RJ & Jury S  (1993)  Recycling composted domestic waste and sewage sludge to agricultural land. Field trials to investigate the agronomic and environmental impact of compost applied to maize.  P E N S Limited. 
Fuller MP  (1993)  Report on the effect of Maxicrop Concentrate on ice nucleation and frost resistance of caluiflowers and tomatoes.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1993)  The effect of Maxicrop Concentrate on the frost resistance of cauliflower seedlings.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1993)  The effect of Maxicrop Concentrate on the frost resistance of Potato plants.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1992)  Report on the effect of Maxicrop Concentrate on ice nucleation and frost resistance of cauliflowers and tomatoes.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1991)  Anther culture of winter heading cauliflower.  Codebric Ltd. Trinity Growers Ltd, Broccoli Seed Group Ltd, Jersey States of Agriculture. 
Fuller MP  (1991)  Designer Vegetables - The cauliflower, a case history of research.  The Darwin Lecture, British Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Conference, Plymouth August 1991. 
Fuller MP  (1991)  Dossier de Recherche et Enterprise Apr-Sept 91.  University of Angers. 
Fuller MP  (1990)  A report of Maxicrop cauliflower trial at Seale-Hayne 1989/90.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1990)  A report of Maxicrop cereal trials at Seale-Hayne 1989/90.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1990)  An assessment of the frost resistance of calabrese and cauliflower.  Gosberton Farm Produce Co Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1990)  An assessment of the frost resistance of varieties of over-wintered cauliflower.  Elsoms Seeds Ltd. 
Fuller MP & Turton S  (1990)  Anther Culture of Winter-Heading Cauliflower 1986-89.  Horticultural Development Council. 
Fuller MP  (1989)  Anther Culture in Pinks.  Whetman Ltd. 
Fuller MP, Turton S & Pulford K  (1989)  Anther Culture of Winter Heading Cauliflower.  Codebric Ltd & Broccoli Seed Group Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1989)  Pinks Frost Test 1989.  Whetman Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1989)  Report on cereal trials using Maxicrop.  Maxicrop International Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1989)  Report on tissue culture of water lily.  Water Lane Fish Farm. 
Fuller MP  (1989)  Varieties, breeding and biotechnology for south-west vegetable crops.  Vegetable and Pulse Conference, Plymouth Feb 89. M D Thomas Chemicals Ltd/Hoechst Ltd/Ciba-Geigy Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1988)  Assessment of a seedling screen for frost resistance in Pinks.  Whetman Ltd. 
Fuller MP & Parkinson RJ  (1988)  Devon and Exeter Racecourse, Course Inspection Report.  Devon and Exeter Racecourse. 
Fuller MP & Grout BWW  (1988)  Orchid micro-propogation - a literature survey and proposal.  Burnham Nurseries. 
Fuller MP & Parkinson RJ  (1988)  Report for the construction and returfing of the New South Bend.  Taunton Racecourse, March 1987 - March 1988. 
Fuller MP  (1988)  Report on grass trial using Activate Gold.  WBC Technology Ltd. 
Fuller MP  (1987)  Anther Culture in Pinks.  Whetman Ltd. 
Fuller MP & Parkinson RJ  (1987)  Taunton Racecourse, Course Inspection Report.  Taunton Racecourse. 
Fuller MP & Grout BWW  (1986)  Frost resistance in winter harvested cauliflowers - a progress report.  Trinity Growers, Kent. 
Fuller MP & Shildrick JP  (1981)  Effects of artifical winter wear on turf grass swards of different age and composition.  Department of Environment Project No. ITE 573. 

Conferences organised
2005 Controlled Environment Users Group Annual Meeting. The Eden Project - the challenges of controlling a large scale CE.  4-7th September 2005, University of Plymouth & The Eden Project. 
2007 Controlled Environment Users Group Annual Meeting. Aberystwyth - cutting the costs: towards energy efficient controlled environments. 10-12th September 2007, University of Aberystwyth.
 



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