Research Experience
Qualifications
BSc - Majoring in Microbiology and Zoology - LaTrobe University
Honours - Entomology (Membracidae bug ecology) - LaTrobe University
MSc - Entomology (Termite nutrition) - Monash University
PhD - Biology (Limnoriidae marine borer taxonomy) - Monash University

1979 to 2010 - CSIRO Forest Products.
Leader of CSIRO Wood Preservation team for 12 years.
2006 to 2011 - Vice Chair/Chair of Section 1, Biology, IRG.
2010 to 2015 - Adjunct Research Associate, School of Biological
Sciences, Monash University.
Advisor to Australian Standards TM-012 working group on wood
preservation.
Member of TPAA technical committee.
Member of Australasian Wood Preservation Committee.
Editorial Board of International Wood Products Journal.


Publication list - see below
Cookson, L.J. (2017). Final results from H3 above ground decay test at Innisfail. Contact (Newsletter of The Timber Preservers Association of Australia)
November Issue, page 5. PDF
Cookson, L.J. (2017). Determining the natural durability of eucalypts in Australia. New Zealand Dryland Forests Initiative, 19-20 April 2017 Workshop,
Blenheim, Durable Eucalypts on Drylands: Protecting and Enhancing Value 2017. PDF
Cookson, L.J. (2016). Book review of Australian Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Volume 2. Subfamily Cerambycinae.
Austral Entomology 55:463.
Cookson, L.J. and Clawson, R.W. (2016). Above-ground performance of a buffered amine oxide treatment system against Mastotermes darwiniensis.
Proc. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Protection. Document No. IRG/WP/16-10855.
Ewart, D. and Cookson, L.J. (2014). Termites and Timber. In Deterioration and Protection of Sustainable Biomaterials. T. Schulz et al. Eds. ACS
Symposium Series, pp. 159-181.
Van den Bulcke, J., Cookson, L.J., De Windt, I., Li, W. and Van Acker, J. (2014). Statistical analysis of 40 years of preservative in-ground stake
testing in Australia. Proc. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Protection. Document No. IRG/WP/14-20552.
Cookson, L.J. (2014). Book review of Australian Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Volume 1. Introduction and Subfamily Lamiinae.
Victorian Entomologist 44(1): 21.
Cookson, L.J., Page, D. and Singh, T. (2014). Accelerated above-ground decay testing in Australia and New Zealand. Internat. Biodeterioration &
Biodegradation 86: 210-217. 
Machado, G.O., Cookson, L.J., Cristoforo, A.L., Polito, W.L., da Silva, M.R., Junior, C.C. and Lahr, F.A.R. (2013). Wood preservation based on
neem oil: Evaluation of fungicidal and termiticidal effectiveness. Forest Products Journal 63: 202-206.
Cookson, L.J. and McCarthy, K.J. (2013). Influence of tree age and density on the above-ground natural durability of eucalypt species at Innisfail.
Australian Forestry 76: 113-120.
Cookson, L.J. (2013). A desire for parsimony. Behavioral Sciences 3: 576-586.
Cookson, L.J., Page D. and Singh, T. (2013). Accelerated H3 above-ground decay testing. Proc. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Protection.
Document No. IRG/WP/13-20520.
Cookson, L.J. (2013). 40 year results from the largest preservative in-ground stake trial conducted in Australia. Proc. Internat. Res. Group on Wood
Protection. Document No. IRG/WP/13-30625.
Cookson, L.J. (2013). Durability of light organic solvent preservative (LOSP) treatments for softwood glulam. Internat. Biodeterioration &
Biodegradation 80: 41-47.
Cookson, L.J., Page, D. and Singh, T. (2012). Four year inspection of a comparative trial of accelerated H3 decay test methods. FWPA Project No.
PNB041-0708, 170 pp (8.8 MB).
Cookson, L.J. (2012). Preservation of eucalypt paling fences, a test of sub-standard treatments. Internat. Wood Products Journal 3: 83-88.
Krafft, B and Cookson, L.J. (2012). The role of silk in the behaviour and sociality of spiders. Psyche  vol. 2012, Article ID 529564, 25 pages,
doi:10.1155/2012/529564
Cookson, L.J., Cragg, S.M. and Hendy, I.W. (2012). Wood-boring limnoriids (Crustacea, Isopoda) including a new species from mangrove forests of
the Tukang Besi Archipelago, Indonesia. Zootaxa 3248: 25-34.
Cookson, L.J. (2011). A definition for wildness. Ecopsychology 3: 187-193.
Cookson, L.J. (2011). Determining optimised H3 LOSP treatment options for decay protection in softwood glulam. FWPA Project
PNB038-0708. 57 pp.
Cookson, L.J. (2011). The condition of timbers and piles on the Long Jetty at Port Welshpool. Confidential report made available by client in Appendix E.
Cookson, L.J. (2011). LOSP for glulam, when should the treatment be applied? Proc. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Protection. Document No.
IRG/WP/11-30555.
Cookson, L.J. (2010). Preservative treatments suitable for hardwood window joinery. Internat. Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 64: 652-658.
Hann, J., Daian, G., Cookson, L.J. and Przewloka, S. (2010). Determination of Acceptable Levels of Preservative Treated Timber in Timber Reuse
Applications. FWPA Project No. PNA029-0809.
Cookson, L.J., Creffield, J.W., McCarthy, K.J. and Scown, D.K. (2010). Trials on the efficacy of micronized copper in Australia. Forest Products
Journal 60: 6-12.
Cookson, L.J., Carr, J., Chew, N. and Creffield, J. (2009). Lyctine susceptibility of selected hardwoods. Australian Forestry 72: 20-24.
Cookson, L.J., Qader, A., Creffield, J.W. and Scown, D.K. (2009). Treatment of timber with permethrin in supercritical carbon dioxide to control termites.
Journal of Supercritical Fluids 49: 203-208.
McCarthy, K.J., Chew, N. and Cookson, L.J. (2009). Five-year inspection of preservative treated vineyard posts. FWPA Project No. PNB049.0809,
89 pp.
Cookson, L.J. and Carr, J. (2009). Eight year final inspection of model windows exposed in the accelerated field simulator.
FWPA Project No. PNB037.0708, 53 pp.
Howgrave-Graham, A., Cookson, L.J. and Percy, A. (2009). Using physical barriers to prevent in-ground wooden pole decay: protecting forest and
economic resources as well as soil and groundwater. The International J. of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability 5:
305-316.
Nguyen, M.N., Leicester, R.H., Wang, C.-H. and Cookson, L.J. (2009). Service life design for timber piles attacked by marine borers. Australasian
Journal of Structural Engineering 9: 241-248.
Cookson, L.J. and Scown, D.K. (2009). Development of marine borer natural durability classes for timber in Australia. J. Institute Wood Science. 18:
94-104.
McCarthy, K., Cookson, L.J. and Scown D. (2009). Natural durability of six eucalypt species from low rainfall farm forestry. RIRDC Publication No
08/161, 75 pp.
Cookson, L.J. and Carr, J. (2009). Accelerated H3 above-ground decay trials in Australia. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Protection. Document No.
IRG/WP/09-20411. Also at Wood Preservation: New Tools, Technologies & Product Opportunities, 21-22 April 2009, Brisbane.
Cookson, L.J. (2008). Influence of CCA-treated pine structures on the arsenic content of soils in pre-school playgrounds near Melbourne, Australia.
Forest Products Journal 58: 94-99.
Leicester, R.H., Wang, C.-H. and Cookson, L.J. (2008). A reliability model for assessing the risk of termite attack on housing in Australia. Journal
Reliability Engineering and System Safety 93: 468-475.
Nguyen, M.N., Leicester, R.H., Wang, C.-H. and Cookson, L.J. (2008). Probabilistic procedure for design of untreated timber piles under marine borer
attack. Journal Reliability Engineering and System Safety 93: 482-488.
Cookson, L.J., Creffield, J.W., McCarthy, K.J. and Scown, D.K. (2008). Australian trials on the efficacy of micronized copper. Internat. Res. Group on
Wood Protection. Document No. IRG/WP/08-30480.
McCarthy, K. and Cookson, L.J. (2008). Natural durability of five eucalypt species suitable for low rainfall areas. Sugar gum, spotted gum, red ironbark,
yellow gum and swamp yate. RIRDC Publication No 08/162, 16 pp.
Howgrave-Graham, A., L.J. Cookson and T. Hale. (2008). Field liners as physical barriers to prevent wooden utility pole decay in soil: An accelerated
field simulation trial. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Protection. Document No. IRG/WP/08-20384.
Leicester, R., Wang, C.-H., Nguyen, M., Foliente, G., Cookson, L.J., Cole, I. and Mackenzie, C. (2008). Engineered durability; Completion of a 10-year
project. 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering. 2-5 June 2008, Miyazaki, Japan. Vol 1. 8 pp.
Cookson, L.J., Scown, D.K., McCarthy, K.J. and Chew, N. (2007). The effectiveness of silica treatments on wood boring invertebrates. Holzforschung 61:
326-332.
Cookson, L.J., Carr, J., Chew, N. and Creffield, J. (2007). Reassessment of lyctine susceptible sapwood. FWPRDC Project No. PN03.1313, 67 pp.
Cookson, L.J., Carr, J., Chew, N. and Creffield, J.W. (2007). Lyctine susceptibility testing and dealing with rarely susceptible hardwood species.
Internat. Res. Group on Wood Protection. Document No. IRG/WP/07-10607.
Cookson, L.J. (2007). Comparative performance of commercially available timber marine piles in Australia. Forest Products J. 57: 27-31.
Hata, T., Cookson, L.J., Jang, Y-C, Tarakanadha, B., Imamura, Y., Kartal, S.N. and Shibata, T. (2006). The production and management of wood treated
with chromated-copper-arsenate in Asia and Oceania with emphasis on Australia, India, Japan, and Korea. In “Environmental Impacts of Treated
Wood”, eds T. Townsend and H. Solo-Gabriele, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, pp. 59-73.
Johnson, G.C., Thornton, J.D., Trajstman, A.C. and Cookson, L.J. (2006). The comparative in-ground natural durability of white and black cypress pines.
Australian Forestry 69: 243-247.
Mollah, M., McCarthy, K.J. and Cookson, L.J. (2006). Plantation species that would make stronger vineyard posts than Pinus radiata. Australian
Forestry 69: 25-31.
Leicester, R.H., Wang, C.-H., Minh, N. Cookson, L.J., MacKenzie, C. and Foliente, G.C. (2006). Codification of durability models. WCTE 2006, 9th
World Conference on Timber Engineering, Portland, Oregon, 6-10 August 2006.
Nguyen, M., Leicester, R., Cookson, L.J. and Foliente, G. (2006). An engineering model of marine borer attack on timber piles. WCTE 2006, 9th World
Conference on Timber Engineering, Portland, Oregon, 6-10 August 2006.
Qader, A. and Cookson, L.J. (2005). Wood Preservation (supercritical carbon dioxide). US Patent No. US 6638574.
Cookson, L.J. and Hedley, M.E. (2005). Adequacy of H3 LOSP tin-based preservative treatment for exposed external structural uses.
FWPRDC Project No. PN05.1013, 21 pp.
McCarthy, K.J., Cookson, L.J., Mollah, M., Norton, J. and Hann, J. (2005). The suitability of plantation thinnings as vineyard posts.
FWPA Project No. PN02.3900, 185 pp.
Cookson, L.J. (2005). Arsenic content of soil and wood chip fines in three kindergartens. Ensis Technical Report No. 151.
Qader, A., Cookson, L.J., Creffield, J.W. and Scown, D.K. (2005). Termite field tests of various timber species treated with permethrin using supercritical
carbon dioxide. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Protection. Document No. IRG/WP/05-10560.
Cookson, L.J. (2005). Evaluation of the performance of CCA treated timber. Wood Preservation Conference ‘CCA, where to next?’, 23 June 2005
at Rydges Hotel, Sydney.
Hunt, A.C., Humphrey, D.G., Wearne, R. and Cookson, L.J. (2005). Permanence of permethrin and bifenthrin in framing timbers subjected to hazard
class 3 exposure. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Protection. Document No. IRG/WP/05-30383.
Nguyen, M.N., Leicester, R.H., Cookson, L.J. and Foliente, G.C. (2005). A model for timber piles attacked by marine borers. Proc. Australian Structural
Engineering Conference (ASEC 2005). Newcastle, NSW, 11-14 September 2005.
Cookson, L.J. (2005). The facts about CCA-treated timber. CSIRO.
Cookson, L.J. (2004). Treatment methods for the protection of hardwood sapwood from lyctine borers. FWPRDC Project No. PN03.1313, 23 pp.
Scown, D.K., Cookson, L.J., McCarthy, K.J. and Chew, N. (2004). Accelerated testing of window joinery made from eucalypts.
FWPRDC Project No. PN98.702.
Cookson, L.J. (2004). The in-ground natural durability of Australian timbers. FWPRDC Project No. PN04.1004, 14 pp.
Russell, L.J., Marney, D.C.O., Humphrey, D.G., Hunt, A.C., Dowling, V.P. and Cookson, L.J. (2004). Combining fire retardant and preservative systems
for timber products in exposed applications – state of the art review. FWPRDC Project No. PN04.2007, 40 pp.
Cookson, L.J., de Nys, R., Steinberg, P. and Chew, N. (2004). Wood preservation using furanones derived from marine algae. Internat. Res. Group on
Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/04-10506.
Mollah, M., Smith, J., McCarthy, K. and Cookson, L. (2004). Alternatives to CCA-treated Pinus radiata as vineyard posts. Internat. Res. Group on Wood
Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/04-50212.
Leicester, R.H., C.-H. Wang, and Cookson, L.J. (2004). A probabilistic model for termite attack on housing in Australia. Woodframe housing – Durability
and Disaster Issues, Las Vegas, October 4-6.
Leicester, R.H., Foliente, G.C., Wang, C.-H., Nguyen, M. and Cookson, L.J. (2004). Modelling the uncertainty of biological attacks on timber
construction. "Australian Risk Engineering Conference - RISK 2004" Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 8-9, 2004. Run by Risk
Engineering Society, Institution of Engineers, Australia.
Cookson, L.J. (2004). Facing facts on arsenic. National GrapeGrowers. March 2004, Page 17.
Creffield, J.W., Humphrey, D.G., and Cookson, L.J. (2004). Some recent developments in wood preservation with respect to termite management.
Internat. Entomology Conf. Brisbane.
Cookson, L.J. (2004). Wildness, the forgotten partner of evolution. Gatherings, J. of the Internat. Community for Ecopsychology, 6 pp.
Cookson, L.J. and Scown, D.K. (2003). Ten year marine borer exposure trial of chlorothalonil and emulsified preservatives in Australia. Internat. Res.
Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/03-30314.
Leicester, R.H., Wang, C.-H. and Cookson, L.J. (2003). A risk model for termite attack in Australia. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres.
Document No. IRG/WP/03-10468.
Cookson, L.J. and Trajstman, A. (2002). Termite survey and hazard mapping. CSIRO FFP Technical Report No. 137.
Cookson, L., McCarthy, K., Scown, D. and Mollah, M. (2002). Vineyard posts from eucalypts grown on effluent water. RIRDC Publication No. 02/014,
40 pp.
Poore, G.C., Cookson, L.J. and Lew Ton, H.M. (2002). Limnoriidae White, 1850. In Poore, G.C.B. 'Crustacea: Malacostraca' Zoological Catalogue of
Australia. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Vol. 19.2A: 201-207.
Cookson, L.J. Scown, D.K. and Iskra, B. (2002). Performance trials of treated hardwood fences. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres.
Document No. IRG/WP/02-30281.
Humphrey, D.G., Duggan, P.J., Tyndall, E., Carr, J.M and Cookson, L.J. (2002). New boron-based biocides for the protection of wood. Internat. Res.
Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/02-30283.
Leicester, R.H., Wang, C.-H., Cookson, L.J. and Creffield, J. (2002). A model for termite hazard in Australia. Proc. 9th Internat. Conf. on Durability of
Building Materials and Components. Brisbane, Paper 220, 12 pp.
Robson, D., Cookson, L.J., Taylor, J. and Warden, P. (2002). Quantifying the availability and quality of the wood waste resource. Conference on Wood
Wastes – 2002 – Residues to Revenues, Melbourne, 6 pp.
Qader, A. and Cookson, L.J. (2002). Treatment of eucalypt heartwood with permethrin using supercritical carbon dioxide. Super Green 2002 conference,
Kyung Hee University, Korea, 6 pp.
Cookson, L.J. and Lorenti, M. (2001). A new species of Limnoriid seagrass borer (Isopoda) from the Mediterranean. Crustaceana 74: 339-346.
Cookson, L.J. and Scown, D.K. (2001). Recent marine wood preservation research in Australia. Additional papers from the 10th International Congress
on Marine Corrosion and Fouling, University of Melbourne, February 1999, Defence Science & Technol. Organisation, DSTO-GD0287, pp 172-195.
Scown, D.K. and Cookson, L.J. (2001). Copper-chromium-arsenic levels in barnacles growing on timber marine piles.
Additional papers from the 10th International Congress on Marine Corrosion and Fouling, University of Melbourne, February 1999, Defence Science
& Technology Organisation, DSTO-GD-0287, pp 196-210.
Scown, D.K., Cookson, L.J. and McCarthy, K. (2001). Silica treatments to protect timber from marine borers. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres.
Document No. IRG/WP/01-30270.
Qader, A. and Cookson, L.J. (2001). Solubility of pyrethroids (wood preservatives) in supercritical carbon dioxide with and without co-solvent. 6th World
Congress of Chemical Engineering, Melbourne, 23-27 September 2001.
Qader, A. and L. Cookson (2001). Treatment of eucalypt heartwood using supercritical carbon dioxide as a carrier. 27th Forest Prod. Res. Conf.,
Clayton, Pp 6-7.
Cookson, L.J. (2001). Do we need the A in the CCA? 27th Forest Prod. Res. Conf., Clayton, Pp 8-9.
Scown, D.K. and L.J. Cookson (2001). Performance of treated hardwood fences after five years. 27th Forest Prod. Res. Conf., Clayton, Pp 10-11.
Cookson, L.J. and D.K. Scown. (2001). Timber mooring pile study after nine years service. 27th Forest Prod. Res. Conf., Clayton, Pp 12-13.
Cookson, L.J., Trajstman, A. and Woods, T.L. (2000). The performance of chlorothalonil after eight years in the accelerated field simulator. Mater. Org.
33: 201-211.
Mollah, M.R., McCarthy, K.J., Scown, D.K. and Cookson, L.J. (2000). Bending strength of vineyard trellis posts from treated eucalypts. Conference on
Engineering in Agriculture, 2-5 April, Adelaide. Soc. for Eng. in Agr., 10 pp.
Cookson, L.J. (2000). The preservation of eucalypts. In ‘The Future of Eucalypts for Wood Products’ Proc. IUFRO Conf, March 19-24, Launceston,
Tasmania, Australia, pp 248-255.
McCarthy, K.J, Scown, D.K., Cookson, L.J. and Mollah, M.R. (2000). Vineyard trellis posts from treated eucalypts. 26th Forest Prod. Res. Conf.,
Clayton, pp 13-14.
Cookson, L.J. and Trajstman, A.C. (2000). Termite hazard mapping. 26th Forest Prod. Res. Conf., Clayton, pp 15-16.
Humphrey, D.G. and Cookson, L.J. (2000). Recycling treated wood waste. 26th Forest Prod. Res. Conf., Clayton, pp 94-96.
Cookson, L.J. (1999). The performance in Australia after twenty years in the sea of single and double preservative treated timber specimens. Mater. Org.
33: 65-79.
Scown, D.K., Cookson, L.J. and de Nys, R. (1999). Examination of algal and wood extracts for the control of marine borers. Internat. Res. Group on
Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/99-10306.
Cookson, L.J. (1999). Our wild niche. iUnivserse: San Jose. 259 pp.
Cookson, L.J., McCarthy, K. and Scown, D.K. (1999). Impregnation of timber with organosilicates to improve its resistance to borers. Australian Patent
Appl. No. PQ0710.
Qader, A. and Cookson, L.J. (1999). Wood Preservation (supercritical carbon dioxide). International Patent Application No. PCT/AU00/00740.
Cookson, L.J., Watkins, J.B., Goode, J.H., Drysdale, J., van der Waals, J. and Hedley, M. (1998). Evaluation of the fungicidal effectiveness of water-
repellent CCAs. J. Inst. Wood Sci. 14: 254-261.
Cookson, L.J., Scown, D.K. and McCarthy, K. (1998). Boron treatment methods for lyctid susceptible hardwoods growing in Tasmania. Internat. Res.
Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/98-30168.
Cookson, L.J., McIntyre, C.R. and Scown, D.K. (1998). Laboratory aquaria evaluation of CDDC (copper dimethyldithiocarbamate) against marine borers.
Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/98-10262.
Cookson, L.J. and Dougal, E.F. (1997). Decay evaluation of the effectiveness of an LOSP envelope treatment in Eucalyptus regnans heartwood.
Forest Prod. J. 47: 67-73.
Cookson, L.J. (1997). Additions to the taxonomy of the Limnoriidae (Crustacea: Isopoda). Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria. 56: 129-143.Choon, L.W. and Cookson, L.J. (1996). Laboratory study on the natural durability of Sarawak timbers against marine borers. Timber Research and
Technical Training Centre, Forest Department, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, TRTTC Technical Report No. TR/18, 15 pp.
Cookson, L.J. (1996). An aquaria test of the natural resistance against marine borers of some commercial timbers available in Australia. Internat. Res.
Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/96-10145.
Cookson, L.J. and Trajstman, A. (1996). Decay evaluation of the effectiveness of a LOSP envelope treatment in eucalypt and meranti heartwoods for
window joinery. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/96-30099.
Cookson, L.J., Scown, D.K. and Schmalzl, K.J. (1996). Pile surface coverage and copper, chromium and arsenic content of barnacles growing on
experimental mooring piles. 25th Forest Prod. Res. Conf., Clayton, Paper 1/2, 14 pp.
Cookson, L.J., Watkins, J.B. and Scown, D.K. (1996). Treatment of eucalypt paling fence timbers with emulsions of creosote and CCA. 25th Forest
Prod. Res., Clayton, Paper 1/3, 9 pp.
Cookson, L.J. (1995). Reliability of Poly B-411, a polymeric anthraquinone-based dye, in determining the rot type caused by wood inhabiting fungi.
Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61: 801-803.
Ladu, G.E., Cookson, L.J. and Dougal, E.F. (1995). Treatability of regrowth Eucalyptus regnans heartwood using light organic solvent. Wood Protection
3: 33-39.
Cookson, L.J. and Pham, K. (1995). Relative tolerance of twenty basidiomycetes to boric acid. Mater. Org. 29: 187-196.
Barnacle, J.E. and Cookson, L.J. (1995). Treated eucalypt and pine sapwood after 25 years in the sea. Part II. Major effect of wood type on the efficacy
of some waterborne preservatives. J. Inst. Wood Sci. 13: 543-558.
Cookson, L.J. and Woods, T.L. (1995). Laboratory method used to test the effectiveness of chlorothalonil against marine borers. Wood Protection: 3:
9-15.
Barnes, H.M. and Amburgey, T.L. (1995), in cooperation with K. Archer, O. Bergman, J. Carey, L. Cookson, D.J. Dickinson, F.C. Geraldo, S.M. Gray,
S. Grove,  M. Hedley, B. Henningsson, M.J. Kennedy, J.J. Morrell, P. Morris, R.J. Murphy, T. Nilsson, R. Orsler, H.S.A. Padmanabha, J.N.R.
Ruddick, K. Suzuki,  P. Turner, R. Wakeling, T. Woods. Working Plan: Second international collaborative field trial. Internat. Res. Group on Wood
Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/94-20056.
Woods, T.L. and Cookson, L.J. (1995). Control of marine borers by chlorothalonil. U.S. Patent 5,380,484. South African Patent Application, No. 93/5702.
Australian Patent No. 665,863.
Cookson, L.J. and Poore, G.C.B. (1994). New species of Lynseia and transfer of the genus to Limnoriidae (Crustacea: Isopoda). Memoirs Mus. Vic. 54:
179-189.
Cookson, L.J. (1994). The performance of chlorothalonil after 4.5 years in the accelerated field simulator. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres.
Document No. IRG/WP/94-30041.
Wazny, J. and Cookson, L.J. (1994). Comparison of the agar-block and soil-block methods used for evaluation of fungitoxic value of QAC and CCA wood
preservatives. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/94-20039.
Cookson, L.J. (1994). Observations on the activities of Sphaeroma in Australia. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/94-10059.
Cookson, L.J. (1994). IRG marine wood preservation questionnaire. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/94-10089.
Wazny, J. and Cookson, L.J. (1993). A comparative analysis of Coniophora olivacea (Fr. ex Pers.) Karst. and Coniophora puteana (Schum. ex Fr.)
Karst. test strains. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/93-20004. And in Annals of Warsaw Agricultural University No. 46:
101-105 (1995).
McCarthy, K.J., Creffield, J.W.C., Cookson, L.J. and Greaves, H. (1993). Evaluation of a solid remedial wood preservative containing boron and flourine.
Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/93-30022.
Cookson, L.J. and Dougal, E.F. (1993). Decay evaluation of the penetration of LOSP into Eucalyptus regnans heartwood. 24th Forest Prod. Res. Conf.
2/5, 10pp.
Cookson, L.J., Creffield, J.W., French, J.R.J., Greaves, H., Johnson, G.C., McCarthy, K. and Thornton, J.D. (1993). Accelerated field simulator studies.
24th Forest Prod. Res. Conf. 2/6, 11pp.
Cookson, L.J. (1992). Studies of lignin degradation in mound material of the termite Nasutitermes exitiosus. Aust. J. Soil Res. 30: 189-193.
Cookson, L.J. and Greaves, H. (1991). An accelerated field simulator trial of metal soaps. Holzforschung 45: 19-22.
Cookson, L.J. and Cragg, S.M. (1991). Limnoria cristata (Isopoda: Limnoriidae), a new species of marine wood-borer from Singapore. Raffles Bull. Zool.
39: 87-97.
Cookson, L.J. (1991). Australasian species of Limnoriidae (Crustacea: Isopoda). Memoirs Mus. Vic. 52: 137-262.
Cookson, L.J., Barnacle, J.E. and Beesley, J. (1991). Australian marine test of pesticides impregnated as supplementary treatments for creosote- or
CCA-treated wood. Wood Protection 1: 43-48.
Barnacle, J.E. and Cookson, L.J. (1990). Treated eucalypt and pine sapwood after 25 years in the sea. Part I. Major effect of wood type on the efficacy
of certain creosotes against Limnoria tripunctata Menzies. J. Inst. Wood Sci. 11: 213-221.
Cookson, L.J. (1990). A laboratory bioassay method for testing preservatives against the marine borers Limnoria tripunctata, L. quadripunctata
(Crustacea) and Lyrodus pedicellatus (Mollusca). Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/4159.
Cookson, L.J. (1990). Annotated check-list of the Limnoriidae. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/4160.
Cookson, L.J. (1990). Relationships of the Limnoriidae to several other flabelliferan families. Biology of the Isopoda - Workshop and Conference, 26-27
June 1990. Melbourne University.
Eaton, R., Ampong, F., Barnacle, J., Beesley, J., Bultman, D., Cookson, L., Cragg, S., De Palma, J., Gambetta, A., Henningsson, B., Levi, M., Levy,
C., Nilsson, T., and Orlandi, E. (1989). An international collaborative marine trial to investigate the effect of timber substrate on the efficacy of CCA
and CCB wood preservatives. Mater. Org. 24: 51-79.
Cookson, L.J., Barnacle, J.E. and McEvoy, C.N. (1989). The performance in the sea of seven experimental piles after sixteen years at Port Douglas,
north Queensland. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/4151.
Barnacle, J.E. and Cookson, L.J. (1989). Does Limnoria lignorum (Rathke) or other cold-water xylophagous limnoriid species exist in southern oceans?
Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/4152.
Cookson, L.J. (1988). The site and mechanism of 14C-lignin degradation by Nasutitermes exitiosus. J. Insect Physiol. 34: 409-414.
Cookson, L.J. and Cragg, S.M. (1988). Two new species of Limnoriidae (Isopoda) from Papua New Guinea. J. Nat. Hist. 22: 1507-1516.
Greaves, H., Cookson, L.J. and Tighe, M.A. (1988). Laboratory tests on light-organic solvent preservatives for use in Australia. 2. Assessments of further
candidate fungicides. J. Inst. Wood Sci. 11: 103-107.
Wazny, J., Greaves, H. and Cookson, L.J. (1988). Laboratory tests on light-organic solvent preservatives for use in Australia. 3. Evaluation of fully
formulated commercial preservatives. J. Inst. Wood Sci. 11: 140-144. (+Errata 11: 205).
Greaves, H., Schmalzl, K.J. and Cookson, L.J. (1988). Laboratory tests on light-organic solvent preservatives for use in Australia. 4. Assessment of
several new candidate fungicides. J. Inst. Wood Sci. 11: 145-148.
Cookson, L.J. (1987). Marine borers and timber piling options, pp. 1-14. CSIRO, Div. Chem. Wood Technol. 1986 Annual Research Review.
CSIRO Printing Centre: Melbourne. B&W version. Colour version (10 MB). Also in NSW Brackish Water Fish Culture Research Station 1989 Open
Day Booklet.
Cookson, L.J. (1987). The occurrence of Limnoria indica Becker & Kampf (Isopoda) on the eastern coast of Australia. Crustaceana 52: 85-89.
Cookson, L.J. (1987). 14C-lignin degradation by three Australian termite species (Isoptera: Mastotermitidae, Rhinotermitidae, Termitidae). Wood Sci.
Technol. 21: 11-25.
Cookson, L.J. (1987). Influence of laboratory maintenance, relative humidity and coprophagy on 14C-lignin degradation by Nasutitermes exitiosus. J.
Insect Physiol. 33: 683-687.
Cookson, L.J. and Barnacle, J.E. (1987). The performance in Australia after ten years in the sea of single and double preservative treated timber
specimens. Mater. Org. 22: 139-160.
Cookson, L.J. and Barnacle, J.E. (1987). Predominance of the marine borer Limnoria indica Becker & Kampf on turpentine timber. Internat. Biodetn. 23:
287-293.
Cookson, L.J. and Greaves, H. (1986). Comparative bioassays of two high temperature- and two low temperature-derived creosotes. Holzforschung 40:
59-64.
Barnacle, J.E., Cookson, L.J. and McEvoy, C.N. (1986). An appraisal of the vertical distribution of attack of untreated and treated wood by warm water
sphaeromatids at some tropical sites - a discussion paper. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/4124.
Cookson, L.J. and Barnacle, J.E. (1985). IRG/COIPM international marine test. Report of eighth inspection (7 years) in Australia. Internat. Res. Group on
Wood. Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/4119.
Cookson, L.J. and Barnacle, J.E. (1984). IRG/COIPM international marine test. Report of seventh inspection (72 months) in Australia. Internat. Res.
Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/4108.
Cookson, L.J. (1984). Deterioration of marine timber piled structures by fungi, termites and crustacean marine borers. Workshop on Marine Timber Piled
Structures, Normanby House, Monash University.
Cookson, L.J., Greaves, H. and Pahl, P.J. (1984). A laboratory bioassay of various creosotes including PECC-18. 21st For. Prod. Res. Conf. held at
CSIRO, Clayton.
Cookson, L.J. and Barnacle, J.E. (1984). The occurrence of Limnoria in Australia. 21st For. Prod. Res. Conf. held at CSIRO, Clayton.
Cookson, L.J. (1984). The influence of laboratory maintenance on lignin degradation by Nasutitermes exitiosus (Hill). 21st For. Prod. Conf. held at
CSIRO, Clayton.
Barnacle, J.E., Cookson, L.J. and McEvoy, C.N. (1983). Limnoria quadripunctata Holthuis - a threat to copper-treated wood. Internat. Res. Group on
Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/4100.
Cookson, L.J. and Barnacle, J.E. (1983). IRG/COIPM international marine test. Report of sixth inspection (60 months) in Australia. Internat. Res. Group
on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/499.
Cookson, L.J. (1983). The role of lignin in the nutrition of several Australian termites. Internat. Res. Group on Wood Pres. Document No. IRG/WP/1191.
Greaves, H, McCarthy, R. and Cookson, L.J. (1982). An accelerated field simulator trial of fused preservative rods. Internat. J. Wood Pres. 2: 69-76.
Cookson, L.J., Collett, O. and Greaves, H. (1981). Potential toxicants for controlling soft rot in preservative-treated hardwoods. V. Laboratory
assessment of some proposed commercial groundline maintenance treatments. Mater. Org. 16: 53-65.
Cookson, L.J. and New, T.R. (1980). Observations on the biology of Sextius virescens (Fairmaire) (Homoptera, Membracidae) on Acacia in Victoria. PDF
Aust. ent. Mag. 7: 4-10.


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