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Researcher: Smethurst, C (Dr Christiane Smethurst)

Fields of Research

Plant Physiology
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)

Research Objectives

Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Rice
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Developing rapid non-destructive screening techniques for waterlogging and salinity tolerance in lucerne
Early Physiological Stress Indicators of Tolerance to Waterlogging in Lucerne
Effects of waterlogging on chlorophyll fluorescence, photosynthesis, chlorophyll content and biomass of four lucerne cultivars; ComBio 2002
Multiple traits associated with salt tolerance in lucerne: revealing the underlying cellular mechanisms; Functional Plant Biology
Non-invasive microelectrode ion flux measurements to study plant adaptive responses to adverse soils; Genetic Solutions for Hostile Soils (Workshop Proceedings)
Nutritional and chlorophyll fluorescence responses of lucerne (Medicago sativa) to waterlogging and subsequent recovery; Plant and Soil
Nutritional and Chlorophyll Fluorescence Responses of Lucerne (Medicago Sativa) to Waterlogging and Subsequent Recovery; 8th Conference of the International Society for Plant Anaerobiosis
Salt Tolerance in Lucerne: Nutrient Acquisition, Pigment Concentrations and Adaptations in the Mesophyll; ComBio 2004
Screening methods for waterlogging tolerance in lucerne: comparative analysis of waterlogging effects on chlorophyll fluorescence, photosynthesis, biomass and chlorophyll content; Functional Plant Biology
The effect of waterlogging on chlorophyll fluorescence parameters in lucerne (Medicago sativa); NAAIC Pre-Conference Workshop
Using excised leaves to screen lucerne for salt tolerance; Plant Signaling & Behaviour
Waterlogging and Salinity Tolerance in Lucerne (medicago sativa)

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision