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Researcher: Larcombe, M (Mr Matthew Larcombe)

Fields of Research

Forestry management and environment
Biogeography and phylogeography
Tree improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Evolutionary biology
Biological mathematics
Evolutionary impacts of climate change
Biological adaptation
Phylogeny and comparative analysis
Plant developmental and reproductive biology

Research Objectives

Hardwood plantations
Native forests
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A multiplexed set of microsatellite markers for discriminating Acacia mangium, A. auriculiformis, and their hybrid; Tree Genetics and Genomes
Assessing a Bayesian approach for detecting exotic hybrids between plantation and native eucalypts; International Journal of Forestry Research
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
Cross-species amplification of Eucalyptus microsatellite loci; Molecular Ecology Resources
Development of microsatellites using next-generation sequencing for Acacia crassicarpa; Journal of Tropical Forest Science
Distribution, habitat characteristics and conservation management of Prasophyllum stellatum (Ben lomond leek-orchid), a forest-dependent threatened species; Tasforests
Gene flow from Australia's eucalypt plantations; Australian Forest Growers Conference
Genetic evidence for the origins of range disjunctions in the Australian dry sclerophyll plant Hardenbergia violacea; Journal of Biogeography
Managing Australiaís eucalypt gene pools: assessing the risk of exotic gene flow; Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria
On the persistence of reproductive barriers in Eucalyptus: the bridging of mechanical barriers to zygote formation by F1 hybrids is counteracted by intrinsic post-zygotic incompatibilities; Annals of Botany
Patterns of reproductive isolation in Eucalyptus - a phylogenetic perspective; Molecular Biology and Evolution
Postmating barriers to hybridization between an islandís native eucalypts and an introduced congener; Tree Genetics and Genomes
Transient hybridization, not homoploid hybrid speciation, between ancient and deeply divergent conifers; American Journal of Botany
Understanding the naturalization of Eucalyptus globulus in Portugal: a comparison with Australian plantations; European Journal of Forest Research

Research Projects

WildGum; Institute of Foresters of Australia (IFA)

Research Candidate Supervision