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Researcher: Newman, IA (Dr Ian Newman)

Fields of Research

Biological Physics
Plant Physiology
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Receptors and Membrane Biology
Microbial Ecology
Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Plant Pathology
Classical and Physical Optics
Crop and Pasture Production
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics
Plant Biology
Tree Nutrition and Physiology
Biological Sciences
Fertilisers and Agrochemicals (Application etc.)
Forestry Management and Environment

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Barley
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Vegetables
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Food Safety
Hardwood Plantations
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Chemical Fertilisers
Wheat
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Environments

Career Best Publications

Ion transport in roots: measurement of fluxes using ion-selective microelectrodes to characterize transporter function
Oscillations in H+ and Ca2+ Ion Fluxes around the Elongation Region of Corn Roots and Effects of External pH; Plant Physiology

Research Publications

A novel non-invasive microelectrode technique and its application to membrane transport activity measurements of Thraustochytrium sp.; The Millennium for Microbiology
Ammonium, nitrate, and proton fluxes around eucalypt roots measured simultaneously using ion selective microelectrodes; 11th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology
Auxin stimulates Cl- uptake by oat coleoptiles; Annals of Botany
Blue light-induced kinetics of H+ and Ca² fluxes in etiolated wild-type and phototropin-mutant Arabidopsis seedlings; National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
Ca2+ effects on K+ fluxes in Arabidopsis seedlings exposed to A13+; Proceedings of the International Symposium on Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH
Chloride uptake by oat coleoptile parenchyma described by combined influx and efflux transport systems; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Combining Ability of Salinity Tolerance on the Basis of NaC1-Induced K+ Flux from Roots of Barley; Crop Science
Effect of Blue Light on Ion Fluxes in Arabidopsis Wild Type and NPH1 Mutant; Com Bio 2000
Effect of divalent cations on ion fluxes and leaf photochemistry in salinized barley leaves; Journal of Experimental Botany
Effect of divalent cations on net ion fluxes from leaf mesophyll under saline conditions; ComBio 2003
Effect of Sudden Salt Stress on Ion Fluxes in Intact Wheat Suspension Cells; Annals of Botany
Electrophysiological localization of blue light sensory sites in etiolated dicotyledon seedlings; Plant, Cell and Environment
Extracellular Ca2+ ameliorates NaCl-induced K+ loss from Arabidopsis root and leaf cells by controlling plasma membrane K+-permeable channels; Plant Physiology
H+ flux kinetics around plant roots after short-term exposure to low temperature: identifying critical temperatures for plant chilling tolerance; Plant Cell & Environment
Impact of calcium and compatible solutes on growth, development and nutrient acquisition of salinised barley roots; ComBio 2003
Inheritance of Root 'Potassium Flux Marker' and Tolerance in Barley; Combio 2006
Inheritance of salt tolerance of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Australasian Plant Breeding Conference
Ion flux interaction with cytoplasmic streaming in branchlets of Chara australis; Journal of Experimental Botany
Ion flux measurements using the MIFE technique; Plant Mineral Nutrients: Methods and Protocols
Ion selective microelectrode flux measurements in microbiological research; IXth International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology
Ion transport in roots: measurement of fluxes using ion-selective microelectrodes to characterize transporter function
Ion Transporters Mediating Light Induced Electrical Responses at the Plasma Membrane of Higher Plants; 41st ASBMB, 37th ASPP and 20th NZSPP Annual Combined Conference
Ion-specific mechanisms of osmoregulation in bean mesophyll cells; Journal of Experimental Botany
Ionic Mechanisms of Osmoregulation in Higher Plants; Com Bio 2000
K+ transport in salinised plant tissues; Proceedings of 13th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology
K+ transport by Arabidopsis root hairs at low pH; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Kinetics of ammonium and nitrate uptake by eucalypt roots and associated proton fluxes measured using ion selective microelectrodes; Functional Plant Biology
Light-induced bioelectrogenesis of higher plants: phenomenology, mechanisms, and ecophysiological applications; 11th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology
Light-induced changes in hydrogen, calcium, potassium, and chloride ion fluxes and concentration from mesophyll and epidermal tissues of bean leaves. Understanding the ionic basis of light-induced bioelectrogenesis; Plant Physiology
Measure Potassium Fluxes to Screen Barley Genotypes for Salt Tolerance; ComBio 2004 Annual Conference
Measurements of net fluxes and extracellular changes of H+, Ca2+, K+, and NH4+ in Escherichia coli using ion-selective microelectrodes; Journal of Microbiological Methods
Measurements of net fluxes and extracellular concentration changes of H+ and Ca2+ of Escherichia coli in batch and film cultures using non-invasive ion-selective microelectrodes; The Millennium for Microbiology
Measuring ion fluxes to screen barley genotypes for salt tolerance; Proceedings of 13th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology
Measuring Potassium Fluxes to Screen Barley Genotypes for Salt Tolerance; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Measuring Potassium Fluxes to Screen Barley Genotypes for Salt Tolerance; 1st Annual ACPFG Research Symposium
Microelectrode ion and O2 fluxes measurements reveal differential sensitivity of barley root tissues to hypoxia; Plant, Cell and Environment
Microelectrode ion flux measurements in plant physiology; 11th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology
Natriuretic Peptides and cGMP Modulate K+, Na+, and H+ Fluxes in Zea mays Roots; Molecular Cell Biology Research Communications
Nitrate supply affects ammonium transport in canola roots; Journal of Experimental Botany
Non-Invasive Flux Measurements Using Microsensors: Theory, Limitations, and Systems; Plant Salt Tolerance: Methods and Protocols
Non-invasive microelectrode ion flux measurements to study plant adaptive responses to adverse soils; Genetic Solutions for Hostile Soils (Workshop Proceedings)
Nutrient uptake patterns over the surface of germinating wheat seeds; 43rd Annual ASBMB 18th Annual ANZSCDB amd 30th Annual ASPP
Nutrient uptake patterns over the surface of germinating wheat seeds; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Observations of Bifurcation and Chaos in Plant Physiological Responses to Light; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Oscillations in H+ and Ca2+ Ion Fluxes around the Elongation Region of Corn Roots and Effects of External pH; Plant Physiology
Oscillations in plant membrane transport: model predictions, experimental validation, and physiological implications; Journal of Experimental Botany
Oscillations in proton transport revealed from simultaneous measurements of net current and net proton fluxes from isolated root protoplasts: MIFE meets patch-clamp; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Osmotic sensitivity of Ca2+ and H+ transporters in corn roots: Effect on fluxes and their oscillations in the elongation region; The Journal of Membrane Biology
Potassium and sodium relations in salinised barley tissues as a basis of differential salt tolerance; Functional Plant Biology
Proton and calcium flux oscillations in the elongation region correlate with root nutation; Physiologia Plantarum
Proton Flux Measurements from Tissues in Buffered Solution; Plant, Cell & Environment
Proton Fluxes and Turgor Controlled Root Growth; Plant Physiology
Protoplast ion fluxes: their measurement and variation with time, position and osmoticum; Planta
Quantifying kinetics of net ion fluxes from plant tissues by non-invasive microelectrode measuring MIFE technique; Plant Salt Tolerance: Methods and Protocols
Root nutation modelled by two ion flux-linked growth waves around the root; Physiologia Plantarum
Root plasma membrane transporters controlling K+/Na+ homeostasis in salt-stressed barley; Plant Physiology
Salinity effect on bioelectric activity, growth, Na+ accumulation and chlorophyll fluorescence of maize leaves: a comparative survey and prospects for screening; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Salinity effect on chlorophyll fluorescence and light-induced bioelectrogenesis of corn leaves: a comparative survey; 37th Meeting of Australian Society of Plant Physiologists
Salinity Effects on the Activity of Plasma Membrane H+ and Ca2+ Transporters in Bean Leaf Mesophyll: Masking Role of the Cell Wall; Annals of Botany
Salinity-induced H+ and K+ fluxes from Arabidopsis sos mutant roots; ComBio 2005
Salinity-induced ion flux patterns from the excised roots of Arabidopsis sos mutants; Planta
Salt and osmotic sensitivity of plant ion transporters and their control by external Ca2+ concentrations; XVI International Botanical Congress
Screening barley for salt tolerance: MIFE meets conventional criteria; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Screening plants for salt tolerance by measuring K+ flux: a case study for barley; Plant, Cell and Environment
Simultaneous measurement of ammonium, nitrate and proton fluxes along the length of eucalypt roots; Plant and Soil
Studying Membrane Transport Processes by Non-invasive Microelectrodes: Basic Principles and Methods; Plant Electrophysiology : Methods and Cell Electrophysiology
Targeting K+ homeostasis in plant breeding for salt tolerance: physiological and genetic aspects; ComBio 2005
Targeting Potassium Homeostasis in Barley Breeding for Salt Tolerance; 10th International Barley Genetics Symposium
The role of K+ outward rectifiers in plant adaptive responses to salinity and in ameliorative effects of CaČ+ on NaCl-stressed plants; 13th International Plant Membrane Biology Workshop
Tissue-and genetic-specific ion flux responses from salinised plant roots: lessons from sos mutants; Genomics in the Barossa South Australia
Two barley varieties with contrasting waterlogging tolerance showed different sensitivity of O2 and ion fluxes to hypoxia; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Ultradian membrance oscillations in plant roots: an experimetnal overview; 11th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology
Verapamil-induced kinetics of ion flux in oat seedlings; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology

Research Projects

Auxin action in producing 'acid-growth' and ion fluxes from plant tissues and protoplasts; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Auxin action in producing acid-growth and ion fluxes from plant tissues and protoplasts; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Feedback systems controlling root growth and nutrient transport and resonance enhancement of them.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Functional expression of Sodium Efflux Systems in the Plasma membrane of Arabidopsis; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Ion fluxes in and around plant roots; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Ion Fluxes in and around plant roots; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Measurement of ion fluxes around developing somatic embryos of carrot; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Osmotic adjustment in higher plant cells; Australian Research Council (ARC)
MIFE System - Sale
MIFE System.-Sale to University of Cambridge Pricing and Corresp..(No Mount)
MIFE Systems
PatchMan NP2

Research Candidate Supervision

A novel application of mife in microbiology
Biophysical studies on plants related to gravitropism with particular references to plant membrane processes
Ion fluxes from protoplasts and split segments of oat coleoptiles relating to the mode of action of growth substances
Ion fluxes in plants related to acid-growth
Mechanisms of Gravitropism
Physiological Assessment of Magnesium deficiency in Broad Beans (Vicia faba L.)
Potassium Homeostasis and Salinity Tolerance in Barley- Physiological and Genetic Aspects
Unidirectional K+ Fluxes in Intact Rice Roots and the Effects of Cadmium on K+(86Rb) Uptake