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Researcher: Tilyard, PA (Mr Paul Tilyard)

Fields of Research

Tree improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Terrestrial ecology
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Forest health and pathology
Evolutionary biology
Gene mapping
Plant and fungus systematics and taxonomy

Research Objectives

Hardwood plantations
Native forests
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A latitudinal cline in disease resistance of a host tree; Heredity
Comparison of host susceptibilities to native and exotic pathogens provides evidence for pathogen-imposed selection in forest trees; New Phytologist
Effects of inbreeding on population mean performance and observational variances in Eucalyptus globulus; Annals of Forest Science
Embedding genetics experiments in restoration to guide plant choice for a degraded landscape with a changing climate; Ecological Management & Restoration
Epistasis causes outbreeding depression in eucalypt hybrids; Tree Genetics & Genomes
Evolutionary history shapes the susceptibility of an island tree flora to an exotic pathogen; Forest Ecology and Management
F-1 hybrid inviability in Eucalyptus: the case of E-ovata x E-globulus; Heredity
Feral deer damage in Tasmanian restoration plantings; Australasian Plant Conservation
Genetic correlations among pulpwood and solid-wood selection traits in Eucalyptus globulus; New Forests
Genetic variation in North Forest Products' Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus base population trials
Identification of races in Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus based on growth traits in Tasmania and geographic distribution; Silvae Genetica
Inbreeding depression and differential maladaptation shape the fitness trajectory of two co-occurring Eucalyptus species; Annals of Forest Science
Inheritance of resistance to mammalian herbivores and of plant defensive chemistry in an Eucalyptus species; Journal of Chemical Ecology
Leaf oil chemistry of Eucalyptus nitens and the Tasmanian native eucalypts
Mammalian herbivores reveal marked genetic divergence among populations of an endangered plant species; Oikos: A Journal of Ecology
Maternal inheritance of the chloroplast genome in Eucalyptus globulus and interspecific hybrids; Genome
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
Report for the Independent Verification Group of the Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement on Tasmania's eucalypt diversity
Stability of genetic effects across clonal and seedling populations of Eucalyptus globulus with common parentage; Forest Ecology and Management
The effects of age and environment on the expression of inbreeding depression in Eucalyptus globulus; Heredity
The genetic control of flowering precocity in Eucalyptus globulus ssp. globulus; Silvae Genetica
The genetic variation in the timing of heteroblastic transition in Eucalyptus globulus is stable across environments; Australian Journal of Botany
The genetics of hybridisation in the temperate Eucalyptus; QFRI/CRC-SPF Symposium
The inheritance of flowering time in interspecific F1 hybrids of Eucalyptus; QFRI/CRC-SPF Symposium
The performance of F1 hybrids between Eucalyptus ovata and E. globulus compared to inbred and outcrossed controls; QFRI/CRC-SPF Symposium

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision