This page presents all my research publications, Edible Gardens project reports and resources for anyone to view, download and use. All the research publications have been purposefully published open-access so they are not restricted to only scientists.
Free to use – please cite accordingly.
A copy of the raw (and partially analysed) data from the Edible Gardens project is available for anyone to view, download and use from the UniSA Research Data Access Portal. Link: https://data.unisa.edu.au/dap/Dataset.aspx?DatasetID=647219
Published Scientific Articles
“Productivity, resource efficiency and financial savings: An investigation of the current capabilities and potential of South Australian home food gardens”
Csortan, G; Ward, J & Roetman, P. PLOSONE 2020, 15 (4), e0230232. Link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230232
“Beyond productivity: Considering the health, social value and happiness of home and community food gardens” Pollard, G; Roetman, P; Ward, J; Chiera, B & Mantzioris, E. Urban Science 2018, 2 (4), 97. Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2413-8851/2/4/97
“Water use efficiency in urban food gardens: Insights from a systematic review and case study” Pollard, G; Ward, J & Roetman, P. Horticulturae 2018, 4 (3), 27. Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2311-7524/4/3/27
“Typically diverse: The nature of urban agriculture in South Australia”
Pollard, G; Ward, J & Roetman, P. Sustainability 2018, 10. 10.3390/su10040945.
Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/10/4/945, blog post.
“The case for citizen science in urban agriculture research”
Pollard, G.; Roetman, P. & Ward, J. Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society 2017, 5, 9-20. Link: http://futureoffoodjournal.org/index.php/FOFJ/article/view/29
- A Water Use Efficiency Manual for Urban Food Gardeners (PDF)
- An Overview of the Edible Gardens Project Structure (PDF)
- An example of one of the Edible Gardens gardener’s Final Report (PDF)