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Researcher: Davidson, SE (Dr Sandra Davidson)

Fields of Research

Plant physiology
Plant cell and molecular biology
Plant developmental and reproductive biology

Research Objectives

Horticultural crops
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Grain legumes
Field grown vegetable crops
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A mutation affecting the synthesis of 4-chloroindole-3-acetic acid; Plant Signalling & Behavior
Allele specific phenotypes in lh mutants of pea; ComBio 2004
Auxin acts independently of DELLA proteins in regulating gibberellin levels; Plant Signaling & Behavior
Biosynthesis of the halogenated auxin, 4-chloroindole-3-acetic acid; Plant Physiology
Cytochromes P450 in gibberellin biosynthesis; Phytochemistry Reviews
Developmental regulation of the gibberellin pathway in pea shoots; Functional Plant Biology
Evidence that auxin is required for normal seed size and starch synthesis in pea; New Phytologist
Light regulation of gibberellin biosynthesis in pea is mediated through the COP1/HY5 pathway; Plant Cell
Plant hormone interactions: how complex are they?; Physiologia Plantarum
Reassessing the role of N-Hydroxytryptamine in auxin biosynthesis; Plant Physiology
Reassessing the role of YUCCAs in auxin biosynthesis; Plant Signaling & Behavior
Regulation of the early GA Biosynthesis pathway in pea; Planta
Regulation of the gibberellin pathway by auxin and DELLA proteins; Planta
The lh mutants in pea block ent-kaurene oxidation in a tissue specific manner; IPGSA Conference on Plant Growth Substances
The Pea Gene LH Encodes ent-Kaurene Oxidase; Plant Physiology
The Pea Gene NA Encodes ent-Kaurenoic Acid Oxidase; Plant Physiology

Research Projects

Halogenation Genes and Seed Development; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Auxin Biosynthesis- Genes, Interactions and Mutatants