Joe Friend publications


'Achieving Soil Sustainability', U.S. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. March - April, 1992 pp.l56-l57.1. view document

'Cliff-Line Sensitivities in southeast Australia'. First National Outdoor Education Conference, Boonah, Queensland (1983).

'Climbing and the National Parks in Australia', Australian Journal of Parks and Recreation, February (1979).

'Defining Sustainable Agriculture', Fourth National Ecopolitics Conference, Adelaide. In; Social Alternatives, Sept. 1990. Issue on 'Sustainable Land Use and Landuse Planning', Brisbane.

'Ecological Agriculture - A World Review'. First Australian Conference on Organic Agriculture, held at Adelaide (1984).

'Energy and Environmentally-related Impacts of Trek-Tourism in the World's Deepest Valley'. First International Conference on Human Ecology, Wisconsin, USA (1984).

'Food Irradiation - A Consumer's View of Immunological issues'. First National Forum on Food irradiation, held at Queensland Institute of Technology, Brisbane (1986).

Historical Review of the use of Neem in Australia' 1880 - 1999. Sixth World Neem Conference (Paper) Univ. British Colombia, Vancouver.

'Organic Farming in Australia: Past, Present and Future', Triticum, Magazine of Agriculture Faculty University of Sydney (1971).

'Pests and Diseases of Neem Trees in Australia 1986-1996. Fifth World Neem Conference (Paper) Gatton, Univ. of Qld. Brisbane.

'Plant Variety Rights: Getting It Right'. Demeter, Magazine of Agriculture Faculty, University of Tasmania (1982).

'Prospects, Problems and Outcomes of the First Three Australian Neem Conferences'. Fourth World Neem Conference, January 26, 1993, Bangalore, India.

'Regional Conservation' NSW, National Parks Journal, September (1977).

The Impact and Need for a Timescale in the Planning Process'. Second International Conference on Environmental Impact Assessment, held at Griffith University Brisbane (1988)

'The Lethal Dosage of Camphor Laurel. Oil Exudates and Plant Parts on Some Australian Frog Species. NSW Land and Water Conservation, Alstonville, NSW.

'Wilderness International: Towards a Sustainable Future with Australia's Near-Neighbours. Priorities and Direction'. Conference on Ecopolitics II, Griffith University, Brisbane (1986).

'Nepalese Hill Agrosystems - Patterns of Land Use Productivity, Species Diversity, Stability and Energy Relations.' A comparative study of two Panchayats (West Nepal). Research proposal based on preliminary Field Research 1979 - 1982. University of Tasmania, Hobart, 1983.

'Neem Peace. A Dozen Ways to Use Neem Trees', Australian Rare Fruit Council Newsletter No.76. (5/92): 6-8. 1992

'Biota Associated with Australian-Grown Neem Trees (Including Pests and Pathogens)International Neem Newsletter, India. Vol.12. No.l (January - March) I.A.R.L, New Delhi. 1995

Recent publications

'The Geography of Neem in Australia 1938 - 1996'. Co-authored with Dr R. Fletcher. Fifth International Neem Conference, University of Queensland, February 8, 1996.

'Usefulness of Neem Extract in Tropical Australian Pest Control'

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'Pests and Diseases of Neem in Australia, and Associated Biota', Fifth International Neem Conference, University of Queensland, February 5 - 9, 1996.

The Potential for a Neem Medicinals Industry in Australia', First Australian New Crops Conference, 8 -1 lJuly, 1996. Proceedings, Gatton, University of Queensland.

Topical Articles and Letters

'Neem - The Insecticide of the Future', Northern Rivers Echo, Lismore 1997.

'Soil Research Needs Greater Depth', Search, 22(i), January 1991, Canberra.

'Cross-cultural Workshop' Report, Barley, Cairns, June 29, 1995.

'Neem Oil Trials Impress Growers, but not NRA' The Land, January 15, 1998 Sydney

'Camphor Chemistry', September 16, 1998, The Northern Star, Lismore.

Neem is a crop plant, not a noxious species submission to NT Chief Minister 5 Jan 2004

In Press

'Twenty Year Review of Horticultural Research with Neem Against the Diamond-Back Moth'- Plutella xylostella L. (Yponeumutidae). Phytoparasitica and International Journal of Pestology.

Beyond Camphor - a Restoration of Australia's Native Diversity, SCU Press, Lismore, 2001

Children's book, Back to Basics in the Bush, Imprimateur Press, Lismore, 2001