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ALMTech’s Journals and Conferences

Journals

Mazoudier P F, Campbell M A, Guy S Z Y, Henry M L E
Quantifying disease and defect carcase losses at processing to improve feedback in the lamb supply chain: An arthritis case study
Accepted as a 6-page journal publication in Animal Production Science, for the 2021 AAAS.
 

J. Marimuthu, Kate M.W. Loudon and G.E. Gardner
Ultrawide band microwave system as a non-invasive technology to predict beef carcase fat depth
Meat Science (Under internal review)

J. Marimuthu, Kate M.W. Loudon and G.E. Gardner

Prediction of lamb carcass C-site fat depth and GR tissue depth using a non-invasive portable microwave system
Meat Science (Submitted)

Calnan, H. Williams, J. Peterse, S. Starling, J. Cook, S. Connaughton, G.E. Gardner.
A novel dual energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) system can rapidly scan beef carcases for prediction of CT composition.
Meat Science.  

Calnan, H. Williams, J. Peterse, S. Starling, J. Cook, S. Connaughton, G.E. Gardner.
A novel dual energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) system can rapidly scan beef carcases for prediction of CT composition.
Meat Science.  

GE Gardner; C. Smith; F. Anderson; A. Williams
Using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry to estimate commercial cut weights at abattoir chain-speed
Meat Science (Submitted)

F. Anderson, C. Payne, L. Pannier, D.W. Pethick, G.E. Gardner
The potential for dual energy x-ray absorptiometry to predict lamb eating quality.
Meat Science submitted

Alempijevic A., Vidal-Calleja T., Falque R., Quin P., Toohey E., Walmsley B., McPhee M.
Lean Meat Yield estimation using 3D Imaging
Meat Science, pp 1-25, 2020

Annovazzi-Jakab, L., King, I., Hocquette, J.-F., Farmer, L., Wierzbicki, J., Denoyelle , C., Scollan, N., Calnan, H., Polkinghorne, R., Birse, N.,  Gardner, G., M. Ellies (2020).
Qualité de la viande pour un avenir durable. Viandes et produits carnés,
La revue française de la recherche en viandes et produits carnés  ISSN  2555-8560

 

David Pethick, Graham Gardner, Isabelle Legrand, Jean-Francois Hocquette, Jerzy Wierzbicki, Marie-Pierre Ellies-Oury1, Rod J. Polkinghorne
Research in Beef Tenderness and Palatability in The Era Of Big Data
Meat and Muscle Biology; 2020; Vol 4(2);

Maleki B., Alempijevic A. and Vidal-Calleja T. 
Continuous Optimization Framework for Depth Sensor Viewpoint Selection
in Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics XIII, pp 357-372, 2020
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Wu L., Falque R., Perez-Puchalt V., Liu L., Pietroni N. and Vidal-Calleja T.
Skeleton-Based Conditionally Independent Gaussian Process Implicit Surfaces for Fusion in Sparse to Dense 3D Reconstruction
in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 1532-1539, 2020

Hocquette, J. F., et al. (2020).
"Research in Beef Tenderness and Palatability in the Era of Big Data."
Meat and Muscle Biology 4(2)(5): 1-13.

Journal Under Review

S.M. Stewart, G.E. Gardner, P. McGilchrist, D.W. Pethick, R. Polkinghorne, J.M. Thompson and G. Tarr
Prediction of consumer palatability in beef using visual marbling scores and chemical intramuscular fat percentage
Meat Science (submitted)

Journal Under Review

S.M Stewart, D.W. Pethick, G.E. Gardner, A. Williams, P. McGilchrist and K. Kuchida (2020)
Association between visual marbling score and chemical intramuscular fat with marbling percentage determined by image analysis in Australian beef carcasses
Meat Science (Submitted)

Journal Under Review

S.M Stewart, T. Lauridsen, H. Toft, D.W. Pethick, G.E. Gardner, P. McGilchrist and M. Christensen (2020)
Objective grading of eye muscle area, intramuscular fat and marbling in Australian beef and lamb

Meat Science (Submitted)

Journal Under review

Tharcilla I.R.C. Alvarenga1, David L. Hopkins2, Stephen Morris3, Peter McGilchrist4 and Stephanie M. Fowler2
Intramuscular fat prediction of the semimembranosus muscle in hot lamb carcasses using NIR
Meat Science (Submitted)  

Palendeng, Mario E; Alvarenga, Tharcilla I R C; Fowler, Stephanie; Hopkins, David L; McGilchrist, Peter; Thennadil, Suresh N
Estimation of Chronological Age of Cattle using Spatially Resolved Diffuse Reflectance Measurements of Hide
IEEE Sensors Journal, 20(15), p. 8673-8682, issn:1836-5787
 

Payne, C.E., Pannier, L., Anderson, F., Pethick, D.W., & Gardner, G.E. (2020).
Lamb age has little impact on eating quality. In: Special Edition “Consumer Preferences and Acceptance of Meat Products”.
Foods, 9(2), 187

Under internal review

Stewart, S.M., Guy, S.Z.Y., Brown, D.J., Pethick, D.W., Gardner, G.E. and McGilchrist, P. (2020)
Prediction of chemical intramuscular fat using visual marbling grading in lamb.
Meat Science. (Under internal review)

Journal Under review

Walkom, S.F., Gardner, G.E., Anderson, F., Williams, A. and Brown, D.J. (2020)
Capturing lean distribution in lamb carcases of more value to the processor than the breeder.
Meat Science.

W.S. Pitchford, C.M. Trotta, M.L. Hebart, S.M. Miller and D.L. Rutley.
Yield measurement is valuable for pricing beef carcasses.
Animal Production Science. Submitted (accepted)

Paul L Greenwood, Graham E Gardner, and Drewe M Ferguson
Current situation and future prospects for the Australian beef industry — A review
Asian-Australas J Anim Sci. 2018 Jul; 31(7): 992–1006.

Published online 2018 Apr 12. doi: 10.5713/ajas.18.0090

Rahman S., Quin P., Walsh T., Vidal-Calleja T., McPhee M. J., Toohey E., Alempijevic A.
Preliminary estimation of fat depth in the lamb short loin using a hyperspectral camera
Animal Production Science 58, 1488-1496, 2018

G.E. Gardner, S. Starling, J. Charnley, J. Hocking-Edwards, J. Peterse, A. Williams
Calibration of an on-line dual energy X-ray absorptiometer for estimating carcase composition in lamb at abattoir chain-speed
Meat Science Volume 144, October 2018, Pages 91-99
 

Guy, S Z Y; Brown, D J; Banks, R G
Data capture through Australian beef cattle and meat sheep value chains: opportunities for enhanced feedback to commercial producers
Animal Production Science, 58(8), p. 1497-1503, issn:1836-0939 10.1071/AN17807

 

Conferences

J. Marimuthu, S.M. Stewart and G.E. Gardner
Non – Invasive Measurement of Lamb Carcase Fat Depth using a portable Microwave System

In Proc. 33rd Biennial Conf Australian Association of Animal Sciences’s, Re-scheduled until Feb 2021 due to COVID-19.
 

Guy, S.Z.Y., Walkom, S.F., Brown, D.J. (2021)
Sources of on- and off-farm information to select for eating quality in sheep.

(ICAR 2020) Re-scheduled until June 2021 due to COVID-19.

Guy, S.Z.Y., Walkom, S.F., Marimuthu, J. Gardner, G.E. and Brown, D.J. (2021)
Microwave technology is a potential tool for the genetic selection of carcase composition in lamb.

In Proc. 33rd Biennial Conf Australian Association of Animal Sciences’s, Re-scheduled until Feb 2021 due to COVID-19.

Brown, D.J., Guy, S.Z.Y., Pethick, D.W., Pannier, L., McGilchrist, P., Stewart, S.M. and Gardner, G.E. (2021)
Preparing for MSA score in lamb: What are the drivers of variation?

In Proc. 33rd Biennial Conf Australian Association of Animal Sciences’s, Re-scheduled until Feb 2021 due to COVID-19.

B.L. Hancock, G.E. Gardner, D.W. Pethick and R. Apps.
Lamb Supply Chain Group: a conduit for collaboration, co-investment and innovation. Submitted (& accepted)
33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Association of Animal Sciences; 1-4th February 2021.

Hancock, B.L., Hocking, E. and Miller, S.M.
Lamb lean meat yield and eating quality workshop - A supported learning program. Submitted (& accepted)
33rd Biennial Conference of the Australian Association of Animal Sciences; 1-4th February 2021.

Mehami J., Alempijevic A. and Vidal-Calleja T. 
Observability driven Multi-modal Line-scan Camera Calibration
IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration (MFI 2020), pp 1-8, 2020

Mehami J., Alempijevic A. and Vidal-Calleja T. 
Observability driven Multi-modal Line-scan Camera Calibration
IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration (MFI 2020), pp 1-8, 2020

Calnan, H., G. Gardner.
DEXA prediction of beef retail cut weights.

71st Annual Meeting of European Federation of Animal Science, 1st – 4th December 2020 (Online)

J. Marimuthu, and G.E. Gardner
Non – Invasive Measurement of Live Cattle in Predicting Carcase P8 Fat Depth using Microwave System

71st Annual Meeting of European Federation of Animal Science 1st – 4th December 2020 (Online)

J. Marimuthu, G.E. Gardner
Using Microwave Non-Invasive Techniques to measure Fat Depth on lamb carcase in commercial abattoirs
4th Australian Microwave Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 13 – 14 February 2020

Calnan, H., G. Gardner. (2020)
DEXA prediction of beef retail cut weights.

71st Annual Meeting of European Federation of Animal Science, Potsdam, Portugal.

Calnan, H., G. Gardner. (2020)
DEXA prediction of beef retail cut weights.

71st Annual Meeting of European Federation of Animal Science, Potsdam, Portugal.

O'Reilly, R.A., Pannier, L., Gardner, G.E., & Pethick, D.W. (2020).

The impact of lean meat yield on American and Chinese consumer scores of Australian sheepmeat.

In: Proceedings of the 71st Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science in Porto, 31st August - 4th September, Porto, Portugal

S.M Stewart, T. Lauridsen, H. Toft, D.W. Pethick, G.E. Gardner, P. McGilchrist and M. Christensen

Automated grading of eye muscle area and intramuscular fat in Australian beef

71st Annual Meeting of European Federation of Animal Science, 1st – 4th December 2020 (Online)

Calnan, H., Peterse, J., Klem, S., G. Gardner. (2019)
Repeatability of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) measures of beef carcase composition at abattoir line speed.
65th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Potsdam, Germany.

J. Marimuthu, and G.E. Gardner
Design and Development of Low-Cost Portable RF/Microwave Handheld System for Lamb and Beef Abattoir in Australia.
Emerging Sensing Technologies Summit (Sensors & IoT) 2018

24-26 September 2018, Melbourne, Australia

Anderson, F., L Pannier, C Payne, D Pethick, G Gardner . 2019.
The potential of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry to predict overall liking of the loin grill in lamb.
65th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Potsdam, Germany.

Connaughton, S., F Anderson, K Kelman, A Williams, S Starling, G E. Gardner. 2019.
Improved accuracy of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry prediction of lamb carcass composition using unattenuated image space adjustment.

65th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Potsdam, Germany.

Fulladosa, E. G Gardner, A Williams, I Muñoz, M Font-i-Furnols, P Gou. 2019.
Non-destructive spectrometric technologies to determine meat tenderness and discriminate sheep age group at slaughter.

65th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Potsdam, Germany.

J. Marimuthu, and G.E. Gardner
P8 and Rib Fat Depth Measurement on Beef Carcase using Portable Microwave System
65th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Pannier, L., O'Reilly, R. A., Anderson, F., Gardner, G.E., & Pethick, D.W. (2019).
Intramuscular fat as a predictor of sheepmeat eating quality.
In: Proceedings of the 65th International Conference of Meat Science and Technology, 4 – 9th August, Berlin, Germany.

Stewart, S.M., McGilchrist, P., Gardner, G.E., Pannier, L. & Pethick, D.W. (2019).
Technologies to predict eating quality in Australian beef carcasses.
In: Proceedings of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science in Ghent, 26 – 30th August, Ghent, Belgium.

Payne, C.E., Pannier, L., Anderson, F., Pethick, D.W. & Gardner, G.E. (2019).
Eating quality differences between new season and old season lambs are minimal.
In: Proceedings of the 65th International Conference of Meat Science and Technology, 4 – 9th August, Berlin, Germany, #290, P-01-13.

Guy, S Z Y; Walkom, S F; Anderson, F; Gardner, G E; McGilchrist, P; Brown, D J
The Genetic Relationships Between Intramuscular Fat Measured in Four Different Lamb Muscles
Proceedings of the AAABG 23rd Conference, v.23, p. 314-317
Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Armidale, NSW, 27 October-1 November

 

Guy, S Z Y; McGilchrist, P; Brown, D J
Visual Marble Score as a Predictor of Intramuscular Fat for the Genetic Improvement of Eating Quality in Lamb
Proceedings of the AAABG 23rd Conference, v.23, p. 310-313
Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Armidale, NSW, 27 October-1 November

Guy, S Z Y; Brown, D J
Enhanced Data Capture in Australian Red Meat Supply Chains for the Genetic Improvement of Eating Quality and Carcase Yield
Proceedings of the AAABG 23rd Conference, v.23, p. 584-587
Proceedings of the 23rd Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Armidale, NSW, 27 October-1 November

Gardner, S Starling, J. Charnley, J. Hocking-Edwards, J. Peterse, A. Williams.
2018. Calibration of an on-line dual energy X-ray absorptiometer for estimating carcase composition in lamb at abattoir chain-speed.

64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Vetharaniam, C E Devine, C R Craigie, M M Farouk, G E Gardner, N SA Hamid, P P Purslow. 2018.
Non-invasive prediction of meat quality for individual animals at slaughter.
64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Connaughton, S., A. Williams, K.R. Kelman, F. Anderson, S.E. Starling, G.E. Gardner. 2018. 
Prediction of lamb using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry is precise through changing processing factor.
64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Calnan, H., McGilchrist, P., Giardina, C., G. Gardner. (2018)
Can scanning live lambs with a prototype rapid DEXA predict CT carcase Composition?
64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Gardner, G.E., C.G. Jose, H.B. Calnan, S.M. Stewart, D.W. Pethick, P. McGilchrist, D.J. Brown, W.S. Pitchford, C. Ruberg and J. Marimuthu. 2018.
Accelerating the development of carcase measurement technologies in Australia.
69th Annual Meeting of European Federation of Animal Science, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

J. Marimuthu, J. Hocking-Edwards and G.E. Gardner
Non-Invasive Technique using low cost portable microwave system on carcase for fat depth measurement
64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia

J. Marimuthu and G.E. Gardner
Low Cost Portable Microwave System for Non – Destructive Measurement of Carcase Fat Depth

Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science

Dubrovnik, Croatia, 27-31 August 2018

EAAP Book of Abstracts, Volume 24

Anderson, F., A Williams, J Cook, G E Gardner. 2018.
Computed tomography has improved precision for prediction of intramuscular fat percent in the striploin in cattle compared to manual grading.
64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Payne, C., F Anderson, G E Gardner, L Pannier, D W Pethick. 2018.
Using objective measurement technology to differentiate between lamb ages.
64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia

Pannier, L. G.E. Gardner, R.A. O'Reilly, D.W. Pethick. 2018.
Factors affecting lamb eating quality and the potential for their integration into an MSA sheepmeat grading model.
64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Stewart, G E Gardner, P McGilchrist, D W Pethick, R Polkinghorne, J M Thompson, G Tarr. 2018.
Marbling score versus intramuscular fat % as predictors of beef eating quality.
64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Williams, F. Anderson, J. Siddell, D. W. Pethick, J. E. Hocking Edwards and G. E. Gardner. 2017.
Predicting lamb carcase composition from carcase weight and gr tissue depth.
63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland.

Williams, C. G. Jose, P. McGilchrist, B. J. Walmsley, M. J. McPhee, P. L. Greenwood and G. E. Gardner. 2017.
Predicting beef carcase composition from weight and rib fat depth.
63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland.

Gardner, J. Peters, S. E. Starling, J. Cook, M. Shirazi and A. Williams. 2017.
Developing a dual X-ray absorptiometer for estimating carcase fatness in beef at abattoir chain-speed.

63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland.

Connaughton, F. Anderson, K. R. Kelman, A. Williams, S. Starling and G. E. Gardner. 2017.
Fat prediction using an online dual energy X-ray absorptiometer is accurate in genetically divergent lambs.
63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland.

Anderson, F., A. Williams , M. D. Boyce, J. Cook and G. E. Gardner. 2017.
The potential for dual energy x-ray absorptiometry to predict lamb age.
63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland.

Kelman, K.R., Pannier, L., Suzuki, T., & Pethick, D.W. (2017).
Selection for increased lean meat yield does not independently impact consumer overall liking of lamb. 
In: Proceedings of the 63rd International Congress of Meat Science and technology, 13-18th August, Cork, Ireland, 305.

Fowler, R. van de Ven, J. Hocking Edwards, G. E. Gardner, D. L. Hopkins and D. W. Pethick . 2017.
Can a NitFom near infrared system predict laboratory intramuscular fat values?
63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland.