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Researcher: Elliott, RC (Dr Robert Elliott)

Fields of Research

Plant physiology
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Cell metabolism
Protein trafficking
Software engineering
Computational complexity and computability
Phycology (incl. marine grasses)

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Horticultural crops
Paper products and pulp
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Grain legumes
Hardwood plantations
Field grown vegetable crops
Other health
Application software packages
Information systems, technologies and services
Clinical health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A novel mutant with modified tropic responses in Pisum sativum L; Planta
Auxin-gibberellin interactions in the roots of garden pea; IPGSA Conference on Plant Growth Substances
Cryptochrome 1 contributes to blue-light sensing in pea; Plant Physiology
Evidence that auxin promotes gibberellin A1 biosynthesis in pea; The Plant Journal
Feed-Forward Regulation of Gibberellin Deactivation in Pea; Journal of Plant Growth Regulation
Gibberellin 2-oxidation and the SLN gene of Pisum sativum; The Plant Journal
Phytochrome regulation of pea phototropin; Journal of Plant Physiology
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
The pea DELLA proteins LA and CRY are important regulators of gibberellin synthesis and root growth; Plant Physiology
The Pea Gene NA Encodes ent-Kaurenoic Acid Oxidase; Plant Physiology

Research Projects

Classification Rules and Algorithms for Analysis of DNA Sequences; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Auxin Biosynthesis in Pisum sativum- A Physico-Chemical Perspective
Hormone Interactions and the Regulation of Seedling Growth