Publications

Theses, Books & Book Chapters

Master of Science. Environmental influences on rapeseed quality with emphasis on glucosinolate concentration. Australian National University, Canberra. 1988.

Doctor of Philosophy. Cultivar identification of oilseed rape, Brassica napus, by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPDs). University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 1993.

Mailer R. 1999. Product Quality. In Canola in Australia – the first thirty years. Salisbury, Potter, McDonald and Green. ISBN 0-646-38131-8.

Potter, T., Mailer, R., Wratten, N. and Salisbury. 1999. Variety Testing. In Canola in Australia – the first thirty years. ed. Salisbury, Potter, McDonald and Green. ISBN 0-646-38131-8.

Mailer R.J. (2005). Oilseeds Overview, In “Encyclopaedia of Grain Science” (Ed. Wrigley, Corke and Walker). Vol 2. Elsevier Academic Press, Amsterdam. pp 380-386

Mailer R. (2007) Chapter 4. Setting Quality Standards for Australasian Olive Oils. In “A Handbook of Australasian Edible Oils”. (Ed. O’Connor, Lal and Eyres). Oliver Young Publishing, Auckland. ISBN 978-0-473-12283-6.

Turchini, G.M., Mailer, R.J. “Rapeseed oil and other monounsaturated fatty-rich vegetable oils”. In Fish oil Replacement and Alternative Lipid Sources in Aquaculture Feeds. Edited by G.M.Turchini, W.K. Ng & D.R. Tocher. CRC Press (2010).

Rodney J. Mailer 2012. Cultivation of Olives in Australia, Olive Oil – Constituents, Quality, Health Properties and Bioconversions, Dr. Dimitrios Boskou (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-921-9, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/36235. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/olive-oil-constituents-quality-health-properties-and-bioconversions/cultivation-of-olives-in-australia

Mailer R.J. 2014. Oilseeds Overview, In “Encyclopaedia of Grain Science – 2nd Edition” (Ed. Wrigley, Corke and Walker). Vol 2. Elsevier Academic Press, Amsterdam. In press


Scientific Journals

Mailer R.J. and J. Pratley, 1983. Evaluation of selenium determination in biological material by atomic absorption spectroscopy. Analyst 108:10601066.

Mailer, R.J. and N. Wratten, 1985. Comparison and estimation of glucosinolates in Australian rapeseed cultivars. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 25:932938.

Mailer, R.J. and P.S. Cornish, 1987. Effects of water stress on glucosinolates and oil content in the seeds of rape (Brassica napus L.) and turnip rape (Brassica rapa L. var. silvestris (Lam.) Briggs. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 27:707-711.

Wratten N. and R.J. Mailer, 1987. Brassica napus (L.) var. napus (Rapeseed, Canola) cv. Maluka – Agricultural Science 1(1):4

Wratten N. and R.J. Mailer, 1987. Brassica napus (L.) var. napus (Rapeseed, Canola) cv. Shiralee – Agricultural Science 1(1):48

Stovold, G.E., R.J. Mailer and F. Francis, 1987. Studies on seedborne levels, chemical seed treatment and effects on seed quality following a severe outbreak of Alternaria brassicae, on rapeseed in New South Wales. Quarterly Review of Plant Protection 2(3):128-131.

Mailer, R.J., 1989. Effects of applied sulfur on glucosinolate and oil concentration in the seeds of rape (Brassica napus L.) and turnip rape (Brassica rapa L. var. silvestris (Lam.) Briggs). Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 40(3): 617-624.

Knights, E.J. and R.J. Mailer, 1989. Effects of seed type and colour on establishment, yield and seed quality in chickpea (Cicer arietinum). Journal of Agricultural Science 113:325-30.

Mailer, R.J. and M.M. Vonarx, 1989. Underestimation of glucosinolate concentration in rapeseed using glucose oxidase/peroxidase. Analyst 114:1507-1508.

Wratten N. and R.J. Mailer, 1989. Brassica napus (L.) var. napus (Rapeseed, Canola) cv. Eureka. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 29:602

Mailer R.J. and J. Pratley, 1990. Field studies of moisture availability effects on glucosinolate and oil concentration in the seed of rape and turnip rape. Canadian Journal of Plant Science.

Wratten N. and R.J. Mailer, 1990. Brassica napus (L.) var. napus (Rapeseed, Canola) cv.Yickadee. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 30:447

Wratten N. and R.J. Mailer, 1990. Brassica napus (L.) var. napus (Rapeseed, Canola) cv. Barossa. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 30:448

Salisbury, P., R. Mailer and J. Sang, 1991. Potential reduction in Australian canola quality from weedy crucifer contamination. Cruciferae Newsletter No. 14:128-129.

Pinkerton, A, P.J. Randall, P.A. Wallace, R.J. Mailer and M.M. Vonarx, 1993. Determination of total glucosinolates in oilseed rape by X-ray spectrometric analysis for oxidised sulfur (S6+). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 61: 79-86

Mailer, R.J., J.K. Daun and R. Scarth, 1993. Cultivar identification in Brassica napus L. by reversed- phase high-performance liquid chromatography of ethanol extracts. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’Society. 70:863-866.

R.J. Mailer, R. Scarth & B. Fristensky 1994. Discrimination among rapeseed cultivars (Brassica napus L.) using DNA polymorphisms amplified from arbitrary primers Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 87:697-704

Wratten N. and R.J. Mailer, 1994. Brassica napus (L.) var. napus (Rapeseed, Canola) cv. Oscar. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 34:2, 298.

Mailer, R.J., J. Daun and R. Scarth, 1995. Optimisation and evaluation of reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography for cultivar identification of Brassica napus L. Groupe Consultatif International de Recherche sur le Colza, Paris, France No. 11 pp 106-113.

Kaiser, A.K., R.J. Mailer and M.M. Vonarx, 1995. Comparison of Karl Fischer titration with alternative methods for analysis of silage dry matter content. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture (69:51-59).

Mailer, R.J., Wratten, N. and Vonarx, M. 1997. Genetic diversity amongst Australian canola cultivars determined by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 37: 7, 793-800.

Hermann, L., Mailer, R.J. and Robards, K. 1999. Sedimentation in canola oil. Australian journal of Experimental Agriculture. 39:103-13

Mailer, R.J. and May, C.E. 1999. Heterogeneity of random amplified polymorphic DNA sequences in individual seedlings and bulked samples of four cultivars of Brassica napus L. Plant Science. 118: 465-470.

Botha, I., Mailer, R.J. and Robards, K. 2000. Evaluation of the role of saturated fatty acids on sedimenting canola oil. Journal of the American Oils Chemists’ Society. 77(4): 429-435.

Ayton, J., Mailer R.J. and Robards, K. 2001. Changes in oil content and composition of developing olives in a selection of Australian cultivars. Australian Journal of Experimental Agricultural. 41: 815-821.

Botha, I, and Mailer, R.J. 2001. Evaluation of cold-test methods for screening cloudy canola oil. Journal of the American Oils Chemists’ Society. 78(4): 395-399.

Aksouh, N., Jacobs, B., Stoddard, F.L. and Mailer, R.J. 2001. Response of canola to different heat stresses. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 52: 8.

Blackshaw, R. E., D. Lemerle, R. Mailer, and K. R. Young. 2002. Influence of wild radish on yield and quality of canola. Weed Science 50:344-349

Mailer, R.J. and May, C.E. 2002. Variability and interrelationships of olive trees and cultivars using RAPD analysis. Advances in Horticultural Sciences. (16)3-4: 192-197.

Mailer, R.J. Ayton, J. and Conlan, D. 2002. Comparison and evaluation of the quality of thirty eight commercial Australian and New Zealand olive oils. Advances in Horticultural Sciences. (16)3-4: 259-256.

Mailer, R.J., Orchard, B. and Vonarx, M.M. 2002. The influence of cultivar and environment on the chlorophyll concentration of Australian canola seed. Australian Journal of Experimental Agricultural. 43:169-176.

Si, P., Mailer, R., Galwey, N. W. and Turner, D. W. 2003. Influence of genotype and location on oil and protein concentrations of canola (Brassica napus L.) grown across southern Australia. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 54:397-407.

Mailer, R.J., Ayton, J. 2004. Comparison of olive oil (Olea europaea) quality extracted by stone mill and hammermill. New Zealand Journal of Horticultural Science. 32(3):325-330.

Mailer, R.J. 2004. Rapid evaluation of olive oil by NIR reflectance spectroscopy. JAOCS. 81(9):823-827

Mailer, R.J., 2005. Variation in oil quality and fatty acid composition in Australian olive oil. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 45:115-119.

N. M. Aksouh, L.C. Campbell, and R.J. Mailer 2006. Canola response to high and moderate temperature stresses. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. Volume 86, Number 4, October 2006

Curtis M. Kalua, Rodney J. Mailer, Jamie Ayton, Malcolm S. Allen, Danny R. Bedgood, Jr., Andrea G. Bishop, and Paul D. Prenzler. Discrimination of Olive Oils and Fruits into Cultivars and Maturity Stages Based on Phenolic and Volatile Compounds. J. Agric. Food Chem., 2006, 54 (21), p 8390

Ayton, J., R. J. Mailer, A. Haigh, D. Tronson, D. Conlan. 2007. Quality and oxidative stability of Australian olive oil according to harvest date and irrigation. Journal of Food Lipids 14:138-156.

Mailer R.J., Ayton, J. and Conlan D. 2007. Influence of harvest timing on Olive (Olea europaea) oil accumulation and fruit characteristics in Australian conditions J. Fd Agric&Environ. Vol 5. (3 & 4): 58-63.

Nigel A.R. Urwin and Mailer R. 2008. “Oil content and fatty acid profiles of seed oil from the genus Lavandula.” Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society. Accepted

Mailer, R.J.,McFadden, A. and Ayton J. 2008 Anti-nutritional components, fibre, sinapine and glucosinolate content, in Australian canola (Brassica napus L) meal. JAOCS

Hassan K. Obied, Danny Bedgood, Rod Mailer, Paul D. Prenzler and Kevin Robards. Impact of Cultivar,
Harvesting Time, and Seasonal Variation on the Content of Biophenols in Olive Mill Waste. J. Agric. Food Chem., 2008, 56 (19), pp 8851–8858.

Tan, S. H., Mailer, R. J., Blanchard, C. L., & Agboola, S. O. (2011a). Canola proteins for human consumption: Extraction, profile, and functional properties. Journal of Food Science, 76(1), R16-R28.

Tan, S. H., Mailer, R. J., Blanchard, C. L., & Agboola, S. O. (2011b). Extraction and characterization of protein fractions from Australian canola meals. Food Research International, 44(4), 1075-1082.

K Zeleke, R Mailer, P Ederbach & J Wünsche (2012): Oil content and fruit quality of nine olive (Olea europaea L.) varieties affected by irrigation and harvest times, New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science, DOI:10.1080/01140671.2012.662159

Ata Rehman; Angjelina Belaj; Raúl de la Rosa; Rod Mailer and Harsh Raman. 2012. Microsatellite marker-based identification of mother plants for the reliable propagation of olive (Olea europaea L.) cultivars in Australia , The Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, JHSB Paper No: 67 / 12.

Mailer, R.J. 2012. Authenticity and Quality of Olive Oil: Future Directions for Analytical Techniques. International Society for Horticultural Science. Acta Horticulturae.

Adeola M. Alashi, Christopher L. Blanchard, Rodney J. Mailer, Samson O. Agboola, A. John Mawson, Rong He, Abraham Girgih, Rotimi E. Aluko. (2013). Antioxidant properties of Australian canola meal protein hydrolysates, Food Chemistry, http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article S0308814613013460

Alashi, A. M., Blanchard, C. L., Mailer, R. J., & Agboola, S. O. (2013). Technological and Bioactive. Functionalities of Canola Meal Proteins and Hydrolysates. Food Reviews International, 29, 231-260.

Adeola M. Alashia, b, d,, Christopher L. Blancharda, c, Rodney J. Mailera, Samson O. Agboolaa, b, Andrew J. Mawsona, b, Rong Hed, e, Sunday A. Malomod, Abraham T. Girgihd, Rotimi E. Alukod (2014). Blood pressure lowering effects of Australian canola protein hydrolysates in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Food Research International, 55, 281–287.

Tan, Siong Huat; Mailer, Rodney; Blanchard, Christopher; Agboola, Samson, 2011. Canola proteins for human consumption: Extraction, profile and functional properties, a review, Journal of Food Science. volume 76, issue 1, year 2011, pp. R16 - R28

Tan, S. H., Mailer, R. J., Blanchard, C. L., & Agboola, S. O. (2013). Emulsifying properties of proteins extracted from Australian canola meal. LWT - Food Science and Technology.

Tan, S. H., Mailer, R. J., Blanchard, C. L., Agboola, S. O., & Day, Li. (2013). Gelling properties of protein fractions and protein isolates extracted from Australian canola meal. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

Alashi, A.M., Blanchard, C.L., Mailer, R.J., Agboola, S.O., Mawson, A.J., He, R., Girgih, A., Aluko, R.E. Antioxidant properties of Australian canola meal protein hydrolysates. Fd Chem
volume 146, issue , year 2014, pp. 500 – 506