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Researcher: Foo, E (Dr Eloise Foo)

Fields of Research

Plant Physiology
Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Plant Developmental and Reproductive Biology
Horticultural Production
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Plant Pathology
Proteomics and Intermolecular Interactions (excl. Medical Proteomics)
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Analytical Biochemistry
Microbial Ecology
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Developmental Genetics (incl. Sex Determination)

Research Objectives

Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Horticultural Crops
Grain Legumes
Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Pome Fruit, Pip Fruit
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Winter Grains and Oilseeds
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Vegetables

Career Best Publications

Feedback regulation of xylem cytokinin content is conserved in pea and Arabidopsis; Plant Physiology
Long-distance signaling and the control of branching in the rms1 mutant of pea; Plant Physiology
MAX4 and RMS1 are orthologous dioxygenase-like genes that regulate shoot branching in Arabidopsis and pea; Genes and Development
Plant hormones in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbioses: An emerging role for gibberellins; Annals of Botany
Relationship between gibberellin, ethylene and nodulation in Pisum sativum; New Phytologist
Strigolactones and the regulation of pea symbioses in response to nitrate and phosphate deficiency; Molecular Plant
Strigolactones promote nodulation in pea; Planta: An International Journal of Plant Biology
The branching gene RAMOSUS1 mediates interactions among two novel signals and auxin in pea; The Plant Cell

Research Publications

A role for ethylene in the phytochrome-mediated control of vegetative development; 8th International Congress on Plant Molecular Biology
A role for ethylene in the phytochrome-mediated control of elongation; ComBio2005
A role for ethylene in the phytochrome-mediated control of vegetative development; The Plant Journal
A role for ethylene in the phytochrome-mediated control of Vegetative Development; 3rd International Conference on Legume Genomics and Genetics
A study of gibberellin homeostasis and cryptochrome-mediated blue light inhibition of hypocotyl elongation; Plant Physiology
Auxin influences strigolactones in pea mycorrhizal symbiosis; Journal of Plant Physiology
Blue and red photoselective shadecloths modify pea height through altered blue irradiance perceived by the cry1 photoreceptor; Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology
Common and divergent roles of plant hormones in nodulation and arbuscular mycorrhizal symbioses; Plant Signalling and Behavior
Common and divergent shoot–root signalling in legume symbioses; New Phytologist
Cryptochrome 1 contributes to blue-light sensing in pea; Plant Physiology
Determining the site of action of strigolactones during nodulation; Plant Physiology
Ethylene signaling influences light-regulated development in pea; Plant Physiology
Exploring the interactions between gibberellin and strigolactones in branching control; XVIII International Botanical Congress
Farnesylation mediates brassinosteroid biosynthesis to regulate abscisic acid responses; Nature Plants
Feedback regulation of xylem cytokinin content is conserved in pea and Arabidopsis; Plant Physiology
Interactions between ethylene, gibberellins, and brassinosteroids in the development of rhizobial and mycorrhizal symbioses of pea; Journal of Experimental Botany
Investigating the roles for gibberellin, auxin and strigolactones in legume symbioses; COMBIO
Long-distance signaling and the control of branching in the rms1 mutant of pea; Plant Physiology
MAX4 and RMS1 are orthologous dioxygenase-like genes that regulate shoot branching in Arabidopsis and pea; Genes and Development
New roles for strigolactones in legume symbioses; International Conference on Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions
Nodulation Phenotypes of Pea Mutants; 8th International Congress on Plant Molecular Biology
PhyA and cry1 act redundantly to regulate gibberellin levels during de-etiolation in blue light; Physiologia Plantarum
phya and cry1 are both required for regulation of gibbereelin levels under blue light; IPGSA Conference on Plant Growth Substances
Plant hormones in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbioses: An emerging role for gibberellins; Annals of Botany
Relationship between gibberellin, ethylene and nodulation in Pisum sativum; New Phytologist
Responding to nutrient stress: new roles for gibberellin, auxin and strigolactones in legume symbioses; The 21st International Society of Plant Growth Substances Association
Role of plant hormones and small signalling molecules in nodulation under P stress; Legume Nitrogen Fixation in Soils with Low Phosphorus Availability
Something old, something new: Auxin and strigolactone interact in the ancient mycorrhizal symbiosis; Plant Signaling and Behavior
Strigolactones and the regulation of pea symbioses in response to nitrate and phosphate deficiency; Molecular Plant
Strigolactones in plant interactions with beneficial and detrimental organisms: The yin and yang; Trends in Plant Science
Strigolactones promote nodulation in pea; XVIII International Botanical Congress
Strigolactones promote nodulation in pea; Planta: An International Journal of Plant Biology
Strigolactones regulate early events in nodulation; The 21st International Society of Plant Growth Substances
Strigolactones, a new hormone group with roles in plant-microbe interactions; Australasian Soilborne Disease Symposium 2014
Strigolactones: Internal and external signals in plant symbioses?; Plant Signaling and Behavior
Strigolactones: new physiological roles for an ancient signal; Journal of Plant Growth Regulation
The branching gene RAMOSUS1 mediates interactions among two novel signals and auxin in pea; The Plant Cell
The cryptochrome gene family in pea includes two differentially expressed CRY2 genes; Plant Molecular Biology
The potential roles of strigolactones and brassinosteroids in the autoregulation of nodulation pathway; Annals of Botany
The role of new and old plant hormones in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis; XVIII International Botanical Congress
The role of strigolactones and ethylene in disease caused by Pythium irregulare; Molecular Plant Pathology
The role of strigolactones during plant interactions with the pathogenic fungus Fusarium oxysporum; Planta
The role of strigolactones in photomorphogenesis of pea is limited to adventitious rooting; Physiologia Plantarum
The role of strigolactones in plant disease; 1st International Congress on Strigolactones

Research Projects

Decoding the signals in legume symbioses: investigating the role of plant hormones; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Plant defense against disease: the role of the new plant hormone strigolactone; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Regulation of nutrient Acquisition in Legumes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Strigolactones and plant-microbe interactions; identifying new strigolactones in model legumes; Australian Academy of Science (AASc)
The Role of Plant Hormones in Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The role of plant hormones in legume symbioses; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Bioplatforms Australia (BPA) - collaborative research
Investigating the viability of commercial mycorrhizal inoculum

Research Candidate Supervision

Hormonal Regulation of Pea Symbioses
Plant Hormones and Seed Development