Christopher Steel

BSc (Hons), PhD

  • 660 Citations
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Research Output 2001 2019

2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

A GC-MS untargeted metabolomics approach for the classification of chemical differences in grape juices based on fungal pathogen

Schueuermann, C., Steel, C., Blackman, J., Clark, A., Schwarz, L., Moraga, J., Collado, I. & Schmidtke, L., 01 Jan 2019, In : Food Chemistry. 270, p. 375-384 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grape juice
Metabolomics
Vitis
metabolomics
Pathogens
Botrytis
Penicillium expansum
Penicillium
Vitis
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
shoot meristems
apical meristems
Vitis vinifera
buds
transcriptomics
4 Downloads (Pure)
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Aureobasidium pullulans
Alternaria alternata
volatile organic compounds
Botrytis cinerea
pathogens
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)
Aureobasidium
Aureobasidium pullulans
Vitis vinifera
grapes
biological control

Grape bunch rots and thresholds for wine contamination

Steel, C., 2018

Research output: Non-textual outputs, including Creative WorksWeb publication/site

2016
4 Citations (Scopus)
Inflorescence
Vitis
Vitis vinifera
inflorescences
buds
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of some mushroom and earthy off-flavours found in wine made from ripe rot affected grapes

Sadoughi, N., Blackman, J., Steel, C. & Schmidtke, L., 2016, In : Acta Horticulturae. 1115, p. 259-264 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper induction of laccases in the plant pathogenic fungus Botrytis cinerea

Udugama Vithanage, A., Savocchia, S., Strappe, P., Schmidtke, L. & Steel, C., 2016, p. 122. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

laccase
plant pathogenic fungi
Botrytis cinerea
copper
copper sulfate
3 Citations (Scopus)
Botryosphaeriaceae
Botryosphaeria dothidea
dieback
water stress
virulence

Laccase gene expression during the infection of grape berries by Botrytis cinerea

Udugama Vithanage, A., Steel, C., Savocchia, S., Strappe, P. & Schmidtke, L., 2016, p. 61. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

laccase
Botrytis cinerea
grapes
gene expression
infection

Management of bunch rot diseases of grapes in subtropical vineyards in Australia

Steel, C., Savocchia, S. & Greer, L., 31 Mar 2016, In : Acta Horticulturae. 1115, p. 265-271 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Inflorescence
inflorescences
buds
scanning electron microscopy
Electron Scanning Microscopy
16 Citations (Scopus)
Wine
Flavors
off flavors
Vitis
Gas chromatography
3 Citations (Scopus)
Botryosphaeriaceae
dieback
vineyards
genetic variation
Neofusicoccum
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)
pyraclostrobin
Colletotrichum acutatum
grapes
growing season
flowering
2 Citations (Scopus)

Infection of Vitis vinifera (cv Chardonnay) inflorescences by Colletotrichum acutatum and Greeneria uvicola

Greer, L., Harper, J. & Steel, C., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Phytopathology. 162, 6, p. 407-410 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colletotrichum
Colletotrichum acutatum
Inflorescence
Vitis
Vitis vinifera

Viticulture and wine science

Guisard, Y., Blackman, J., Clark, A., Holzapfel, B., Rawson, G., Rogiers, S., Schmidtke, L., Smith, J. & Steel, C., 2014, Horticulture: Plants for people and places. Dixon, G. R. & Aldous, D. E. (eds.). USA: Springer-Verlag London Ltd., Vol. 1. p. 197-261 65 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

viticulture
wines
wine industry
fruit growing
supply chain
2013
55 Citations (Scopus)
Wine
Vitis
wines
grapes
Fungi

Identifying Botryosphaeria dieback - Symptoms and epidemiology

Pitt, W., Huang, R., Steel, C. & Savocchia, S., 2013.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePresentation only

5 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Lateral-Flow Devices to Rapidly Determine Levels of Stable Botrytis Antigens in Table and Dessert Wines

Dewey, F. M., Steel, C. & Gurr, S. J., Jun 2013, In : American Journal of Enology and Viticulture. 64, 2, p. 291-295 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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dessert wines
table wines
Botrytis
Wine
antigens

Management of bitter rot and ripe rot of grapes in sub-tropical vineyards in Australia

Steel, C., Greer, L. & Savocchia, S., 2013, IOBC-WPRS Bulletin. 1 ed. International Organisation for Biological and Intergrated Control (IOBC), Vol. 85. p. 103-110 8 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter

Colletotrichum acutatum
vineyards
grapes
fungicides
infection
27 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Botryosphaeriaceae
Botryosphaeria dothidea
Diplodia
epidemiology
pathogenicity

Pathogenicity of Botryosphaeriaceous fungi isolated from grapevines in southeastern Australia

Pitt, W., Huang, R., Steel, C. & Savocchia, S., 2013, p. 84. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

Neofusicoccum
Botryosphaeria dothidea
Diplodia
Botryosphaeria stevensii
pathogenicity

Pathogenicity of fungi causing botryosphaeria dieback of grapevines in Australia

Pitt, W., Huang, R., Steel, C. & Savocchia, S., 2013, In : Wine and Viticulture Journal. 28, 4, p. 59-61 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botryosphaeriaceae
Botryosphaeria
dieback
pathogenicity
climate
7 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogenetic relationships, pathogenicity and fungicide sensitivity of Greeneria uvicola isolates from Vitis vinifera and Muscadinia rotundifolia grapevines

Samuelian, S., Greer, L., Cowan, K., Priest, M., Sutton, T. B., Savocchia, S. & Steel, C., 2013, In : Plant Pathology. 62, 4, p. 829-841 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitis
Vitis vinifera
Virulence
fungicides
pathogenicity
2012
30 Citations (Scopus)
38 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of fungicides for the management of Botryosphaeria canker of grapevines

Pitt, W., Sosnowski, M. R., Huang, R., Qiu, Y., Savocchia, S. & Steel, C., Sep 2012, In : Plant Disease. 96, 9, p. 1303-1308 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Botryosphaeria
fungicides
plant damage
pruning
carbendazim
3 Citations (Scopus)
Colletotrichum acutatum
grapes
inflorescences
small fruits
pathogens
2 Citations (Scopus)
Colletotrichum
Colletotrichum acutatum
Vitis
Vitis vinifera
overwintering
2011
20 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Botryosphaeriaceae
Mycoses
Vitis
vineyards
Vitis vinifera
12 Citations (Scopus)

Detection and monitoring of Greeneria uvicola and Colletotrichum acutatum development on grapevines by real-time PCR

Samuelian, S., Greer, L., Savocchia, S. & Steel, C., 2011, In : Plant Disease. 95, 3, p. 298-303 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colletotrichum acutatum
quantitative polymerase chain reaction
monitoring
small fruits
grapes
9 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Colletotrichum
Botrytis
Colletotrichum acutatum
Mycoses
Vitis

Management of Botryosphaeria canker of grapevines

Pitt, W., Sosnowski, M. R., Huang, R., Qiu, Y., Steel, C. & Savocchia, S., 2011, p. 110. 1 p.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePoster

13 Citations (Scopus)

Refining the biological factors affecting virulence of Botryosphaeriaceae on grapevines

Wunderlich, N., Ash, G., Steel, C., Raman, H., Cowling, A. & Savocchia, S., Nov 2011, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 159, 3, p. 467-477 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botryosphaeriaceae
refining
virulence
Botryosphaeria
small fruits
11 Citations (Scopus)
Colletotrichum acutatum
wine grapes
Colletotrichum
Glomerella cingulata
fungicides
24 Citations (Scopus)
Botryosphaeriaceae
viticulture
New South Wales
valleys
Botryosphaeria dothidea

Two species of fungus Colletotrichum responsible for ripe rot of grapes

Steel, C., Greer, L., Samuelian, S. & Savocchia, S., 2011, In : Wine and Viticulture Journal. 26, 5, p. 48-58 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colletotrichum
grapes
small fruits
fungi
infection
2010

Botryosphaeriaceae associated with bunch rot of grapes in South Eastern Australia

Wunderlich, N., Ash, G., Steel, C., Raman, H. & Savocchia, S., 2010, 7th IWGTD. Diseases (ICGTD), I. C. O. G. T. D. ICGTD. & (MPU), T. M. P. U. MPU. (eds.). Firence: Phytopathologia Mediterranea, p. 106 1 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Botryosphaeriaceae
Botryosphaeria
small fruits
grapes
buds
3 Downloads (Pure)

Diatrypaceae associated with grapevine canker diseases in South Australia and New South Wales.

Trouillas, FP., Pitt, W., Sosnowski, M., Peduto, F., Huang, R., Loschiavo, A., Savocchia, S., Steel, C., Scott, E. & Gubler, W. D., 2010, In : Phytopathologia Mediterranea. 49, 1, p. 107-108 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Diatrypaceae
Eutypa
cankers (plants)
South Australia
New South Wales
15 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence that Eutypa lata and other diatrypaceous species occur in New South Wales vineyards

Pitt, W., Huang, R., Trouillas, F., Steel, C. & Savocchia, S., 2010, In : Australian Plant Pathology Society Newsletter. 39, 1, p. 97-106 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eutypa
dieback
vineyards
New South Wales
Eutypella
56 Citations (Scopus)
Botryosphaeriaceae
Neofusicoccum
South Australia
New South Wales
taxonomy
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Botryosphaeriaceae
New South Wales
Neofusicoccum
South Australia
Diplodia
10 Downloads (Pure)

Influence of climate on the susceptibility of grape berries to bunch rot fungi.

Steel, C., Greer, L. & Savocchia, S., 2010, In : Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research. 16, S1, p. 63-63 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
decay fungi
Botrytis cinerea
grapes
climate
coolers

Management of Botryosphaeria canker of grapevines

Pitt, W., Sosnowski, M. R., Taylor, A., Huang, R., Quirk, L., Hackett, D., Somers, A., Steel, C. & Savocchia, S., 2010, In : Australian Viticulture. 14, 2, p. 52-56 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)

The characterization and diversity of bacterial endophytes of grapevine

West, E., Cother, E., Steel, C. & Ash, G., Mar 2010, In : Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 56, 3, p. 209-216 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endophytes
Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Gas Chromatography
Esters
Fatty Acids
2009

Diatrypaceae species associated with grapevines and other hosts in New South Wales

Pitt, W., Huang, R., Steel, C. & Savocchia, S., 2009, 17th Proceedings: Plant Health Management: An Integrated Approach. APPS, p. 193 1 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

14 Citations (Scopus)
Colletotrichum acutatum
wines
sensory properties
grapes
fruits

First Report of Dothiorella iberica ('Botryosphaeria' iberica) associated with Grapevine Decline in Australia

Pitt, W., Huang, R., Savocchia, S. & Steel, C., 2009, 6th IWGTD: Diseases, Esca and Grapevine Declines. diseases(ICGTD), I. C. O. G. T. DICGTD. & Union(MPU), M. P. UMPU. (eds.). Italy: Firenze University Press

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

Botryosphaeria
conidia
Neofusicoccum
Botryosphaeria stevensii
Botryosphaeria dothidea