Dr Tony Page | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Dr Tony Page

  • Senior Research Fellow
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Sunshine Coast
Tony Page


Dr Tony Page joined the Tropical Forests and People Research Centre at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2015 as a Senior Research Fellow. Tony has a research focus on improving the use of forest genetic resources and developing innovative approaches to forestry and agroforestry; with the ultimate aim of addressing issues of smallholder poverty and environmental degradation in developing tropical countries.

Research areas

  • Reproductive biology and domestication of agroforestry timber and fruit trees.
  • Economic impact of tree improvement and smallholder tree planting.
  • Silvicultural management of agroforestry crops for livelihood benefits and environmental services.
  • Human impacts on genetics of natural tree populations, particularly through fragmentation, disturbance and negative selection.
  • Plant propagation and nursery management.
  • Participatory approaches to training curricula and extension.

Teaching areas

  • Agroecology and Agroforestry
  • Economic Botany
  • Plant Biological Science
  • Plant improvement and domestication