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Researcher: Vaillancourt, RE (Professor Rene Vaillancourt)

Fields of Research

Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Tree Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Plant Systematics and Taxonomy
Quantitative Genetics (incl. Disease and Trait Mapping Genetics)
Fish Pests and Diseases
Genetics
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Forestry Sciences
Forestry Management and Environment
Genome Structure and Regulation
Molecular Evolution
Plant Biology
Forestry Pests, Health and Diseases
Terrestrial Ecology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Phylogeny and Comparative Analysis
Evolutionary Biology
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Biological Adaptation
Plant Physiology
Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses)
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Genomics
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Animal Cell and Molecular Biology
Forestry Product Quality Assessment
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Evolutionary Impacts of Climate Change
Developmental Genetics (incl. Sex Determination)
Medical Biotechnology
Aquaculture
Plant Pathology
Population Ecology
Physiology
Invasive Species Ecology
Biological Sciences
Biological Mathematics
Cell Metabolism
Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Agroforestry
Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)
Tree Nutrition and Physiology
Palaeoecology
Microbial Genetics
Agricultural Biotechnology Diagnostics (incl. Biosensors)
Environmental Impact Assessment
Wood Processing
Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Plant Developmental and Reproductive Biology
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Environmental Management
Environmental Education and Extension
Soil Chemistry (excl. Carbon Sequestration Science)
Microbial Ecology

Research Objectives

Hardwood Plantations
Native Forests
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Harvesting and Transport of Forest Products
Barley
Softwood Plantations
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Aquaculture Oysters
Horticultural Crops
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Pulp and Paper
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments
Forestry
Rehabilitation of Degraded Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Environmentally Sustainable Transport
Hops
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Management of Gaseous Waste from Plant Production (excl. Greenhouse Gases)
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Integration of Farm and Forestry
Rehabilitation of Degraded Forest and Woodlands Environments
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Mountain and High Country Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Environmental Education and Awareness
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas
Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources)
Control of Plant Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Grain Legumes
Wood, Wood Products and Paper
Environment
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Processed Fish and Seafood Products
Non-Cereal Crops for Silage/Green Feed
Ornamentals, Natives, Flowers and Nursery Plants
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production

Career Best Publications

Chloroplast sharing in the Tasmanian Eucalypts; Evolution
Patterns of reproductive isolation in Eucalyptus - a phylogenetic perspective; Molecular Biology and Evolution
Population genetic analysis and phylogeny reconstruction in Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) using high-throughput, genome-wide genotyping; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
The genome of Eucalyptus grandis; Nature
The major Australian cool temperate rainforest tree Nothofagus cunninghamii withstood Pleistocene glacial aridity within multiple regions: evidence from the chloroplast; New Phytologist

Research Publications

Eucalyptus globulus: A model species for eucalypt genetic research; Forests in the Balance: Linking Tradition and Technology¿, XX11 IUFRO World Congress
Mycosphaerella leaf diseases of temperate eucalypts around the Southern Pacific rim; New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science
Mycosphaerella species associated with leaf blotch of Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens in Tasmanian plantations; 11th Biennial Confernce of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Mycosphaerella species of Tasmania, Australia; IXth International Congress of Mycology, International Union of Microbiological Societies
Vigna unguiculata and its position within genus Vigna; Advance in Legume Systematics
A chloroplast DNA hypervariable region in eucalypts; Theoretical and Applied Genetics
A comparative analysis of population structure of a forest tree, Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtaceae), using microsatellite markers and quantitative traits; Tree Genetics & Genomes
A disjunct population of Eucalyptus globulus ssp Bicostata from South Australia; Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia
A Genetic basis to the destruction of Eucalyptus globulus seed by wasps from the genus Megastigmus; Eucalyptus in a Changing World
A high-density Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) microarray for genome-wide genotyping in Eucalyptus; Plant Methods
A latitudinal cline in disease resistance of a host tree; Heredity
A microsatellite study on outcrossing rates and contamination in an Eucalyptus globulus breeding arboretum; Journal of Forestry Research
A molecular phylogeny of the subtribe Pterostylidinae (Orchidaceae): resolving the taxonomic confusion; Australian Systematic Botany
A multiplexed set of microsatellite markers for discriminating Acacia mangium, A. auriculiformis, and their hybrid; Tree Genetics and Genomes
A multiplexed set of microsatellite markers for discriminating Acacia mangium, A. auriculiformis, and their hybrid; Tree Genetics and Genomes
A reference linkage map for Eucalyptus; BMC Genomics
A set of chloroplast microsatellite primers for Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae); Molecular Ecology Notes
Adaptation to climate in widespread eucalypt species
Advances in pollination techniques for large-scale seed production in Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Journal of Botany
Advances in reproductive biology and seed production systems of Eucalyptus: The case of Eucalyptus globulus; Southern Forests
Age trends in genetic parameters for growth and wood density in Eucalyptus globulus; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Allozyme variation and conservation of the Tasmanian endemics, Eucalyptus risdonii, E. tenuiramis and E. coccifera; Conservation Genetics
Allozyme variation in Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus.; Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry, QFRI-IUFRO Conference,
An AFLP marker approach to lower-level systematics in Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae); American Journal of Botany
An investigation into the ecological requirements and niche partitioning of Pterostylidinae (Orchidaceae) species; Australian Journal of Botany
Analysis of ESTs generated from inner bark tissue of an Acacia auriculiformis x Acacia mangium hybrid; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Ancient hybridisation discovered in Tasmanian eucalypts using cpDNA; QFRI/CRC-SPF Symposium
Assessing a Bayesian approach for detecting exotic hybrids between plantation and native eucalypts; International Journal of Forestry Research
Assessing and managing the risk of gene flow between plantations and native eucalypts in Australia; Forests in the Balance: Linking Tradition and Technology, XX11 IUFRO World Congress
Assessing and managing the risk of gene flow from plantations into native eucalypts in Australia; CALM & Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority,
Assessing the invasive potential of Eucalyptus globulus in Australia: quantification of wildling establishment from plantations; Biological Invasions
Assessing the risk of exotic gene flow from Eucalyptus globulus plantations to native E. ovata forests; Forest Ecology and Management
Assessing the risk of gene flow from plantation to native eucalypts: a long-term partnership in biodiversity management; Australasian Plant Conservation
Assessing the risk of pollen-mediated gene flow from exotic Eucalyptus globulus plantations into native eucalypt populations of Australia; Biological Conservation
Assessing the risk of pollen-mediated gene flow from planted eucalypts; Australian Forest Growers Biennial Conference
Assignment of parentage in triploid species using microsatellite markers with null alleles, an example from Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas); Aquaculture Research
Association mapping for wood quality and growth traits in Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus Labill identifies nine stable marker-trait associations for seven traits; Tree Genetics and Genomes
Characterising the 'long arm' of the gene in Eucalyptus globulus: genetic impacts at the community and ecosystem levels; ESA 2008
Chloroplast DNA evidence for reticulate evolution in Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae); Molecular Ecology
Chloroplast DNA phylogeography of Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Journal of Botany
Chloroplast DNA Polymorphism Signals Complex Interspecific Interactions in Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae); Australian Systematic Botany
Chloroplast evidence for geographic stasis of the Australian bird-dispersed shrub Tasmannia lanceolata (Winteraceae); Molecular Ecology
Chloroplast sharing in the Tasmanian Eucalypts; Evolution
Climate adaptation and ecological restoration in eucalypts; Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria
Climate-adjusted provenancing: a strategy for climate-resilient ecological restoration; Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Comparative genomics of Eucalyptus and Corymbia reveals low rates of genome structural rearrangement; BMC Genomics
Comparative mapping of quantitative trait loci associated with waterlogging tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); BMC Genomics
Comparison of contemporary mating patterns in continuous and fragmented Eucalyptus globulus native forests; Molecular Ecology
Complex interspecific interactions in Eucalyptus: evidence from the chloroplast; Australian Biologist
Conservation genetics of an endangered endemic, Eucalyptus morrisbyi; CALM & Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority
Construction of a high-density composite map and comparative mapping of segregation distortion regions in barley; Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Contrasting patterns of partitioning genetic diversity in cultivated legumes; Advances in Legume Systematics
Cross-species amplification of Eucalyptus microsatellite loci; Molecular Ecology Resources
Detection and prediction of heterosis in Eucalyptus globulus; Forest Genetics
Detection and stability of quantitative trait loci (QTL) in Eucalyptus globulus; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Detection and visualization of spatial genetic structure in continuous Eucalyptus globulus forest; Molecular Ecology
Determination of Clone Size and Age in a Mallee Eucalypt Using RAPDs; Australian Journal of Botany
Determination of the syringyl/guaiacyl ratio of Eucalyptus globulus wood lignin by near infrared-based partial least squares regression models using analytical pyrolysis as the reference method; Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy
Developing barley germplasm with stress tolerance - a summary for the research in TIAR; 13th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Development and characterisation of microsatellite loci in Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtaceae); Silvae Genetica
Development of bioassay to test for Mycosphaerella resistance; Oral Presentation RWG7 Workshop on Breeding for resistance to pathogens and pests
Effect of forest fragmentation and altitude on the mating system of Eucalyptus pauciflora (Myrtaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
Effects of domestication on genetic diversity in Eucalyptus globulus; Forest Ecology and Management
Eucalypt seed collectors: beware of sampling seedlots from low in the canopy!; Australian Forestry
Evaluating the efficiency of seed production systems in Eucalyptus globulus; 19th Genetics Congress
Evidence for adaptation and acclimation in a widespread eucalypt of semi-arid Australia; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Evidence for different QTL underlying the immune and hypersensitive responses of Eucalyptus globulus to the rust pathogen Puccinia psidii; Tree Genetics and Genomes
Evidence for local climate adaptation in early-life traits of Tasmanian populations of Eucalyptus pauciflora; Tree Genetics and Genomes
Exploration of the Eucalyptus globulus gene pool; Eucalyptus in a Changing World
Expression of FLOWERING LOCUS T and LEAFY homologues are temporally associated with annual flower bud initiation in Eucalyptus globulus; IUFRO-CTIA Joint Conference: Adaptation Breeding and Conservation in the Era of Forest Tree Genomics and Environmental Change
Expression of a FLOWERING LOCUS T homologue is temporally associated with annual flower bud initiation in Eucalyptus globulus subsp. globulus (Myrtaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
Factors affecting variation in outcrossing rate in Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Journal of Botany
Few mendelian genes underlie the quantitative response of a forest tree, Eucalyptus globulus, to a natural fungal epidemic; Genetics
Fine-scale genetic structure of Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus Forest Revealed by RAPDs; Australian Journal of Botany
Fingerprinting and pedigree analysis in Eucalyptus globulus using RAPDs; Silvae Genetica
Fingerprinting for quality control in breeding and deployment; Australian Forestry
Gene dispersal from Eucalyptus plantations; 19th Genetics Congress
Gene flow between introduced and native Eucalyptus species; New Forests
Gene flow between introduced and native Eucalyptus species: crossability of native Tasmanian species with exotic E. nitens; Australian Journal of Botany
Gene flow between introduced and native Eucalyptus species: Early-age selection limits invasive capacity of exotic E. ovata × nitens F1 hybrids; Forest Ecology and Management
Gene flow between introduced and native Eucalyptus species: exotic hybrids are establishing in the wild; Australian Journal of Botany
Gene flow between introduced and native Eucalyptus species: Flowering asynchrony as a barrier to F1 hybridisation between exotic E. nitens and native Tasmanian Symphyomyrtus species; Forest Ecology and Management
Gene flow between introduced and native Eucalyptus species: morphological analysis of tri-species and backcross hybrids involving E. nitens; Silvae Genetica
Gene flow from Australia's eucalypt plantations; Australian Forest Growers Conference
Genetic analysis of the near infrared spectral phenome of Eucalyptus globulus; Gordon’s Research Conference on Plant-Herbivore Interactions
Genetic analysis of the near-infrared spectral phenome of a global Eucalyptus species; Tree Genetics and Genomes
Genetic connectivity between eucalypt species: implications for conservation; Australian Systematic Botany Society
Genetic control of cuticular wax compounds in Eucalyptus globulus; New Phytologist
Genetic control of flowering time in Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Genetic control of heterochrony in Eucalyptus globulus; G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics
Genetic control of kraft pulp yield in Eucalyptus globulus; Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Genetic control of resistance to Mycosphaerella leaf disease in Eucalyptus globulus; 19th Genetics Congress
Genetic correlations in multi-species plant/herbivore interactions at multiple genetic scales: implications for eco-evolutionary dynamics; Advances in Ecological Research
Genetic differentiation among Australian and Southern Ocean populations of the ubiquitous coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi (Haptophyta); Phycologia
Genetic differentiation in spite of high gene flow in the dominant rainforest tree of southeastern Australia, Nothofagus cunninghamii; Heredity
Genetic diversity and mating system of an endangered tree Eucalyptus morrisbyi; Australian Journal of Botany
Genetic diversity and pedigree assignment in tetraploid Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas); Aquaculture
Genetic diversity in the endangered Phebalium daviesii (Rutaceae) compared to that in 2 widespread congeners; Australian Journal of Botany
Genetic diversity of cultured, naturalized, and native Pacific oysters, Crassostrea gigas, determined from multiplexed microsatellite markers; Journal of Shellfish Research
Genetic effects of forest management practices: global synthesis and perspectives; Forest Ecology and Management
Genetic evidence for the origins of range disjunctions in the Australian dry sclerophyll plant Hardenbergia violacea; Journal of Biogeography
Genetic evidence that Lomatia tasmanica (Proteaceae) is an ancient clone; Australian Journal of Botany
Genetic parameters for growth, wood density and pulp yield in Eucalyptus globulus; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Genetic parameters for lignin, extractives and decay in Eucalyptus globulus; Annals of Forest Science
Genetic resistance of Eucalyptus globulus to autumn gum moth defoliation and the role of cuticular waxes; Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Genetic structure of a Mycosphaerella cryptica population; Australasian Plant Pathology
Genetic variation among strains of the toxic dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum (Dinophyceae); Journal of Phycology
Genetic variation in Eucalyptus globulus for susceptibility to Mycosphaerella nubilosa and its association with tree growth; Australasian Plant Pathology
Genetic Variation in the Epacris Tasmanica Complex (Epacridaceae); Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart.
Genetic Variation in the Chemical Components of Eucalyptus globulus Wood; G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics
Genome-wide scans detect adaptation to aridity in a widespread forest tree species; Molecular Ecology
Genome-wide scans reveal cryptic population structure in a dry-adapted eucalypt; Tree Genetics and Genomes
Genome-wide variation in recombination rate in Eucalyptus; BMC Genomics
Genomic characterization of DArT markers based on high-density linkage analysis and physical mapping to the Eucalyptus genome; PLoS One
Genomic patterns of species diversity and divergence in Eucalyptus; New Phytologist
Genomic Research in Eucalyptus; Genetica
Genomic scans across three eucalypts suggest that adaptation to aridity is a genome-wide phenomenon; Genome Biology and Evolution
Glacial refugia and reticulate evolution: the case of the Tasmanian eucalypts; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences
Habitat type and dispersal mode underlie the capacity for plant migration across an intermittent seaway; Annuals of Botany
High density, genome-wide markers and intra-specific replication yield an unprecedented phylogenetic reconstruction of a globally significant, speciose lineage of Eucalyptus; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
High synteny and colinearity among Eucalyptus genomes revealed by high-density comparative genetic mapping; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Higher-level relationships among the eucalypts are resolved by ITS-sequence data; Australian Systematic Botany
Hybridisation between plantation and native eucalypts in Tasmania; QFRI/CRC-SPF Symposium
Identification of a new noradrenaline induced gene in the rat heart by differential messenger-RNA display; Cardiovascular Research
Improving controlled pollination methodology for breeding Acacia mangium Willd; New Forests: Journal of Biology, Biotechnology, and Management of Afforestation and Reforestation
Incongruence between chloroplast and species phylogenies in Eucalyptus subgenus Monocalyptus(Myrtaceae); American Journal of Botany
Inheritance of two chlorophyll mutants in Eucalyptus globulus; Silvae Genetica
Integrating climate change and habitat fragmentation to identify candidate seed sources for ecological restoration; Restoration Ecology
ITS Sequence Data Resolve Higher Level Relationships Among the Eucalypts; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Large-scale segregation distortion in barley revealed by a genetic map based on DArT, AFLP and SSR markers'; Breeding for Success: Diversity in Action
Linkage maps of Eucalyptus globulus using RAPD and microsatellite markers; Silvae Genetica
Local differentiation in Eucalyptus globulus; 19th Genetics Congress
Low but structured chloroplast diversity in Atherosperma moschatum (Atherospermataceae) suggests bottlenecks in response to the Pleistocene glacials; Annals of Botany
Managing Australia’s eucalypt gene pools: assessing the risk of exotic gene flow; Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria
Managing complex gene pools: The case of Eucalyptus globulus in southeastern Australia; 'Old Forests, New Management' Sir Mark Oliphant Conference
Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population TX9425 x Franklin; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Maternal and carryover effects on early growth of Eucalyptus globulus; Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Maternal Inheritance of Mitochondria in Eucalyptus globulus; Journal of Heredity
Maternal inheritance of the chloroplast genome in Eucalyptus globulus and interspecific hybrids; Genome
Microsatellite analysis of population structure in Eucalyptus globulus; Genome
Microsatellite and cpDNA variation in island and mainland populations of a regionally rare eucalypt, Eucalyptus perriniana (Myrtaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
Microsatellite and morphological analysis of Eucalyptus globulus populations; Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Microsatellite based paternity analysis in a clonal Eucalyptus nitens seed orchard; Silvae Genetica
Microsatellites for use in Nothofagus cunninghamii (Nothofagaceae) and related species; Molecular Ecology Notes
Molecular affinities of the Jeeralang population of Eucalyptus globulus; IUFRO International Symposium
Molecular Evidence shows that the tropical boxes (Eucalyptus subgenus Minutifructus) are over-ranked; Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia
Molecular evolution in complex forest tree gene pools: The case of Eucalyptus globulus in southeastern Australia; IUFRO-CTIA Joint Conference: Adaptation Breeding and Conservation in the Era of Forest Tree Genomics and Environmental Change
Molecular genetic diversity and population structure in Eucalyptus pauciflora subsp. pauciflora (Myrtaceae) on the island of Tasmania; Australian Journal of Botany
Molecular genetic variation among different global populations of gymnodinium catenatium revealed by RAPD-PCR; Harmful Algae
Molecular genetic variation in a widespread forest tree species Eucalyptus obliqua (Myrtaceae) on the island of Tasmania; Australian Journal of Botany
Molecular insights into the gene pool of Eucalyptus globulus; IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Meeting
Molecular signature of hybridisation in eucalypts; 19th Genetics Congress
Morphological and genetic variation in Centrolepis paludicola and C-monogyna (Centrolepidaceae); Australian Systematic Botany
Multiple evolutionary processes drive the patterns of genetic differentiation in a forest tree species complex; Ecology and Evolution
Mycosphaerella species occurring on Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens plantations of Tasmania, Australia; Forest Pathology
Mycosphaerella species occurring on Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus nitens plantations of Tasmania, Australia; Forest Pathology
Origins and diversity of the Portuguese Landrace of Eucalyptus globulus; Annals of Forest Science
Parallel evolution of dwarf ecotypes in the forest tree Eucalyptus globulus; New Phytologist
Parental and consensus linkage maps of Eucalyptus globulus using AFLP and microsatellite markers; Silvae Genetica
Partitioning and distribution of RAPD variation in a forest tree species, Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtaceae); Heredity
Patterns of reproductive isolation in Eucalyptus - a phylogenetic perspective; Molecular Biology and Evolution
Physiological Mechanism and Quantitative Trait Loci Associated with Waterlogging Tolerance in Barley; 10th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Plasticity of functional traits varies clinally along a rainfall gradient in Eucalyptus tricarpa; Plant, Cell and Environment
Pollen dispersal from exotic eucalypt plantations; Conservation Genetics
Pollen movement and bi-parental inbreeding in the Tasmanian Bluegum; 19th Genetics Congress
Population and phylogenetic analysis of the cinnamoyl coA reductase gene in Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtaceae); Australian Journal of Botany
Population differentiation in a forest tree, Eucalyptus globulus; 19th Genetics Congress
Population genetic analysis and phylogeny reconstruction in Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) using high-throughput, genome-wide genotyping; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Population genetics and genetic conservation of forest trees - A book review; New Phytologist
Postmating barriers to hybridization between an island’s native eucalypts and an introduced congener; Tree Genetics and Genomes
Prediction of heterosis using RAPD generated genetic distances between Eucalyptus globulus trees; CRCTHF-IUFRO
Progress in Myrtaceae genetics and genomics: Eucalyptus as the pivotal genus; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Provenance and seed mass determines the seed germination success of Eucalyptus ovata (Myrtaceae); Seed Science and Technology
Providing a population genetic framework for exploitation of eucalypt genetic resources: The case of Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Plant Breeding Conference
QTL detection for Mycosphaerella leaf disease in Eucalyptus globulus; IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Meeting
QTL influencing growth and wood properties in Eucalyptus globulus; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Quantitative Genetic control of Mycosphaerella resistance in Eucalyptus globulus and impact on growth; Eucalyptus in a Changing World
Quantitative genetic parameters for yield, plant growth and cone chemical traits in hop (Humulus lupulus L.); BMC Genetics
Quantitative trait loci for foliar terpenes in a global eucalypt species; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Quantitative trait loci for key defensive compounds affecting herbivory of eucalypts in Australia; New Phytologist
Quantitative trait loci in hop (Humulus lupulus L.) reveal complex genetic architecture underlying variation in sex, yield and cone chemistry; BMC Genomics
RAPD variation in Eucalyptus globulus (Myrtaceae); CRCTHF-IUFRO
Research strategies for disease management in eucalypt plantations in Tasmania, Australia; 12th Biennial Australasian Plant Pathology Society Conference
Self-incompatibility in Eucalyptus globulus; 19th Genetics Congress
Sequence variation in two candidate genes for lignin content and composition in Eucalyptus globulus; Combio 2002
Sequence variation in two lignin biosynthesis genes, cinnamoyl CoA reductase (CCR) and cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase 2 (CAD2); Molecular Breeding
Sources of variation in self-incompatibility in the Australian forest tree, Eucalyptus globulus; Annals of Botany
Stability of Outcrossing Rates in Eucalyptus globulus Seedlots; Silvae Genetica
Stability of quantitative trait loci for growth and wood properties across multiple pedigrees and environments in Eucalyptus globulus; New Phytologist
Stand density influences outcrossing rate and growth of open-pollinated families of Eucalyptus globulus; Silvae Genetica
Strategies for disease management in Eucalyptus plantations in Tasmania, Australia; 18th Biennial Conference of the Institute of Foresters of Australia
Studying speciation in eucalypts through molecular analysis of intergrade populations of the Eucalyptus globulus species complex; 8th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology
The breeding systems of diploid and neoautotetraploid clones of Acacia mangium Willd. in a synthetic sympatric population in Vietnam; Sexual Plant Reproduction
The effect of a single amino acid substitution in a lignin biosynthesis enzyme on wood properties in Eucalyptus globulus; Eucalyptus in a Changing World
The effect of SNPs in biosynthesis genes on lignin in Eucalyptus globulus; Tree Biotechnology 2003
The extended phenotype of Eucalyptus globulus; Australasian Forest Genetics Conference: Breeding for Wood Quality
The genetic control of sexual reproduction in Eucalyptus globulus; Eucalyptus in a Changing World
The genetic variation in the timing of heteroblastic transition in Eucalyptus globulus is stable across environments; Australian Journal of Botany
The genome of Eucalyptus grandis; Nature
The impact of intragenic recombination on phylogenetic reconstruction at the sectional level in Eucalyptus when using a single copy nuclear gene (cinnamoyl CoA reductase); Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
The major Australian cool temperate rainforest tree Nothofagus cunninghamii withstood Pleistocene glacial aridity within multiple regions: evidence from the chloroplast; New Phytologist
The occurrence and conservation status of Tasmanian Pterostylis (orchidaceae); Tasmanian Naturalist
The oldest living plant individual; BEN - Botanical Electronic News
The origin of Eucalyptus vernicosa, a unique shrub eucalypt; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
The potential for gene flow from exotic eucalypt plantations into Australia's rare native eucalypts; Forest Ecology and Management
The rare silver gum, Eucalyptus cordata, is leaving its trace in the organellar gene pool of Eucalyptus globulus; Molecular Ecology
The role of hybridisation in the evolution of eucalypts in south-eastern Australia; XVIII International Botanical Congress
Toxic Australian Alexandrium dinoflagellates: introduced or indigenous?; 9th International Conference - Harmful Algal Blooms 2000
TURNER REVIEW No. 6. Genetic pollution of native eucalypt gene pools-identifying the risks; Australian Journal of Botany
Unravelling the evolutionary history of Eucalyptus cordata (Myrtaceae) using molecular markers; Australian Journal of Botany
Using F2 families to search for genetic based pest resistance in Eucalyptus globulus; IUFRO International Symposium, Developing the Eucalypt of the Future
Using molecular markers to account for inbreeding in mixed models; SRIEG Meeting - Novel Applications for Molecular Markers in Forest Trees
Using RAPDs to detect QTLs in an interspecific F2 hybrid of Eucalyptus; CRCTHF-IUFRO
Variation in seedling morphology in the Eucalyptus risdonii-E. tenuiramis complex; Australian Journal of Botany
What does population structure analysis reveal about the Pterostylis longifolia complex (Orchidaceae)?; Ecology and Evolution
Will pollen-mediated gene flow from industrial Eucalyptus plantations impact on the genetic integrity of native eucalypt forests in Australia?; 'Old Forests, New Management': Sir Mark Oliphant Conference

Research Projects

ARC Training Centre for Forest Value; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Assessing the Risk of Genetic Pollution from Eucalyptus Globulus and Corymbia Plantations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Chloroplast DNA as a Tool for Fingerprinting Eucalyptus Globulus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Climate-resilient Revegetation of Multi-Use Landscapes: Exploiting Genetic Variability in Widespread Species; Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE)
DNA 'Barcoding' Systems for Plants: Towards A Proof Of Concept With Eucalyptus; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Establishment of a DNA Sequencing Facility at the University of Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Genetic Analysis of Tasmanian Threatened Flora to Elucidate native/Exotic Status; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Genetic legacy of Climate Change in Australian Temperate Forests; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Genetic Relationships in the Breeding population of Eucalyptus Globulus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Genetics of eucalypt disease tolerance; University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)
Genomics Review/Workshop; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Global dispersal of the toxic dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum determined by RAPD and microsatellite molecular markers; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Hybridisation and Gene Flow in Eucalyptus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Managing Gene Flow out of Eucalyptus globulus Plantations (scholarship top up + project support funds); Forest & Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA)
Mobility, Stasis or Extinction? The Response of Plants to Long-Term Environmental Change; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Optimising Seed Orchards to Achieve Maximum Genetic Gain in Eucalypt Plantations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Phylogeography of the Southern Beech (Nothofagus Cunninghamii); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Population Genomic Atlas of Commercially Important Eucalypt Species; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Program 2.1-Breeding for High Value Wood Products; CRC Forestry Ltd (CRCF)
Program 2.3-Impact of Silvicultural Interventions on Wood Quality and Wood Processing; CRC Forestry Ltd (CRCF)
Program 2.4-Incorporating Wood Quality into Plantation Estate Management; CRC Forestry Ltd (CRCF)
Program 2.5 High-Value Wood Products from Sub-Tropical Plantations; CRC Forestry Ltd (CRCF)
Providing a genetic framework to enhance the success and benefits from forest restoration and carbon plantings in rural landscapes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Quantitative Genetics of Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Ecology and Fine-Scale Genetic Diversity of Pterostylidinae (Orchidaceae) in Tasmania; Australian Systematic Botany Society (ASBS)
The genetic basis of Mycosphaerella resistance in Eucalyptus globulus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Genetics of Adaptation: Changing Developmental Trajectories of Eucalypts; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The role of recombination in eucalypt evolution; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Use of Molecular Markers to Assess Hybridisation and Gene Flow in Eucalyptus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The use of molecular markers to assess the evolutionary significance of hybridisation in Eucalyptus.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Ultra-high Throughput Genotyping of Eucalyptus: Trees Development and Application of Diversity Array Technology for Genomic Studies ; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Unravelling the Relationship Between Growth and Wood Properties in Temperate Eucalyptus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Upgrade of Infra Red Analysis Facility ; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Acacia Fingerprinting
Fingerprinting for quality control and to optimise deployment decisions in Eucalyptus dunnii
Fingerprinting for quality control and to optimise deployment decisions in Eucalyptus dun11ii (part II) and E. nitens
Investigations of diversity and breeding system of clove (Syzigium aromaticum) using microsatellite markers
National Centre for Future Forest Industries (NCFFI)
To fund a senior lecturer in adaptation genetics position

Research Candidate Supervision

Allozyme variation and breeding systemof Eucallyptus globulus
Development of models of genetic quality for seed certification for eucalypt seed orchards
Development of Tools for the Sustainable Management of Genetics in Polyploid Pacific Oysters (Crassostrea Gigas)
Ecophysiological, Morphological and Genetic Differences between Two Southern Ocean Morphotypes of the Coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi (Lohm.) Hay and Mohler (Haptophyta)
Effects of Ploidy Level on the Reproductive Biology of Tropical Acacia Species
Environmental and Genetic Variation in Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon R.Br.) Survival, Growth Form and Wood Properties
Eucalyptus Genomics- Linkage Mapping, QTL Analysis and Population Genomic Studies
Evidence for Natural Selection acting on Genes Affecting Lignin and Cellulose Biosynthesis in Eucalyptus globulus
Exotic gene flow from plantation to native eucalypts
Gene Flow from introduced Eucalyptus plantations into native eucalypt species
Genetic Control of Reproductive Traits in Eucalyptus globulus
Genetic Diversity and Adaptation in Eucalyptus Pauciflora
Genetic Parameters of the Physical and Chemical Wood Properties of Cool Temperate Eucalypts
Genetic Variation in the Wood Chemistry of Eucalyptus globulus
Genome Mapping of Eucalyptus Globulus
Global dispersal of the introduced toxic dinoflagellate Gymnodinium Catenatum
Identification and Characterization of Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) Associated with Waterlogging Tolerance in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
Improving Eucalyptus nitens for Sawn-board, Veneer and Paper Products
Microsatellite Analysis of Seed Production Systems in Acacia mangium
Molecular and Quantitative Genetic Analyses of Hop (Humulus lupulus L.)
Molecular evaluation of the status of Inter-specific Hybridisation in Vietnam's Acacia mangium and A. auriculiformis Breeding Populations and implications for future imporvement strategies
Molecular evidence for reticulate evolution in the Tasmanian eucalypts
Molecular Evolution and Genetic Control of Flowering in the Eucalyptus globulus Species Complex
Molecular genetics of Eucalypts
Molecular genetics of Pseudo-nitzschia in Australia
Morphotaxonomy and genetic affinities of five novel, potentially fish-killing Australian gymnodinioid dinoflagellates
Mycosphaerella Species of Tasmania and their interactions with Eucalyptus Plantations
Population Genetics of Native and Domesticated Eucalyptus globulus
Population Genetics of the A Tamarens Complex
Quantitative genetics and breeding of Eucalyptus globulus
Range-wide Chloroplast DNA Phylogeographies of Three Widespread Australian Cool Temperate Rainforest Plants
Subtribe Pterostylidinae- A Multidisciplinary Approach to Investigating and Resolving Taxonomic Confusion
The Application of Molecular Markers to Eucalyptus globulus Tree Improvement
The use of random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) technology in Eucalyptus glubulus.
Understanding the Spatial and Environmental Structuring in the Gene Pool of Eucalyptus Ovata for Forest Restoration.