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Researcher: Zhou, M (Associate Professor Meixue Zhou)

Research Fields

Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Plant Physiology
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
Crop and Pasture Production
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Molecular Evolution
Plant Pathology
Animal Nutrition
Plant Biology
Crop and Pasture Nutrition
Marketing
Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Education
Quantitative Genetics (incl. Disease and Trait Mapping Genetics)
Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Soil Biology

Research Impact

Barley
Wheat
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Rice
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Oats
Forest Product Traceability and Quality Assurance
Grain Legumes
Maize
Vegetables
Dairy Cattle
Winter Grains and Oilseeds

Career Best Publications

A single locus is responsible for salinity tolerance in a Chinese landrace barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); PLoS One
Comparative mapping of quantitative trait loci associated with waterlogging tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); BMC Genomics
High-resolution mapping of the Alp locus and identification of a candidate gene HvMate controlling aluminium tolerancein barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) ; Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Microelectrode ion and O2 fluxes measurements reveal differential sensitivity of barley root tissues to hypoxia; Plant, Cell and Environment
Root Plasma Membrane Transporters Controlling K+/Na+ Homeostasis in Salt-Stressed Barley¹ [C] [W] ; Plant Physiology
Screening plants for salt tolerance by measuring K+ flux: a case study for barley; Plant, Cell and Environment
Tibet is one of the centers of domestication of cultivated barley; PNAS

Research Publications

Nax loci affect SOS1-like Na+/H+ exchanger expression and activity in wheat; Journal of Experimental Botany
Rph23: a new designated additive adult plant resistance gene to leaf rust in barley on chromosome 7H; Plant Breeding
A Brief Introduction to Macquarie Barley; Grains Research Update
A DArT platform for quantitative bulked segregant analysis; BMC Genomics
A gene-specific PCR marker for detecting acid soil tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); 15th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
A high-density consensus map of barley linking DArT markers to SSR, RFLP and STS loci and agricultural traits; BMC Genomics
A major QTL conferring crown rot resistance in barley and its association with plant height; Theoretical and Applied Genetics: International Journal of Breeding Research
A new allele for aluminium tolerance gene in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); BMC Genomics
A new allele of acid soil tolerance gene from a malting barley variety; BMC Genetics
A new QTL for plant height in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) showing no negative effects on grain yield; PLoS One
A novel Zea mays ssp. mexicana L. MYC-type ICE-like transcription factor gene ZmmICE1, enhances freezing tolerance in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana; Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
A Reliable Screening System for Aluminium Tolerance in Barley Cultivars; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
A single locus is responsible for salinity tolerance in a Chinese landrace barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); PLoS One
Ability of leaf mesophyll to retain potassium correlates with salinity tolerance in wheat and barley; Physiologia Plantarum
Accurate phenotyping is crucial for developing barley with stress tolerance; 11th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Accurate phenotyping reveals better QTL for waterlogging tolerance in barley; Plant Breeding
Accurate phenotyping reveals better QTLs for waterlogging tolerance; Barley Grain for Gain
Aluminium tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.): physiological mechanisms, genetics and screening methods; Journal of Zhejiang University Science B
Amelioration of detrimental effects of waterlogging by foliar nutrient sprays in barley; Functional Plant Biology
Analysis of volatile compounds and their contribution to flavor in cereals; Journal Agriculture and Food Chemistry
Analysis on mid-parent heterosis between main agronomic characters and output characters in hybrid barley; Barley Science
Antioxidant activity in salt-stressed barley leaves: evaluating time- and age-dependence and suitability for the use as a biochemical marker in breeding programs; Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science
Assessing the suitability of various screening methods as a proxy for drought tolerance in barley; Functional Plant Biology
Association of HvLDI with limit dextrinase activity and malt quality in barley; Biotechnology Letters
Australia-China Collaborative Research on Barley Abiotic Stress Tolerance; 15th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Barley Phenology: Physiological and Molecular Mechanisms for Heading Date and Modelling of Genotype‐Environment‐Management Interactions; Plant Growth
Barley Production and Consumption : World Barley Production; Genetics and Improvement of Barley Malt Quality
Barley responses to combined waterlogging and salinity stress: separating effects of oxygen deprivation and elemental toxicity; Frontiers in Plant Science
Barley responses to combined waterlogging and salinity stress: separating effects of oxygen deprivation and elemental toxicity; 11th Conference of the International Society for Plant Anaerobiosis
Barley waterlogging tolerance – physiology, genetics and the development of screening facilities; The 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Biotechnological Solutions for Enhancing the Aluminium Resistance of Crop Plants; Abiotic Stress in Plants - Mechanisms and Adaptations
Breeding and heterosis of three lines from nuclear-cytoplasmic male sterile in barley; Barley Science
Can barley outperform wheat under waterlogged conditions?; 11th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Cell-type-specific H+-ATPase activity in root tissues enables K+ retention and mediates acclimation of barley (Hordeum vulgare) to salinity stress; Plant Physiology
Characterization of a QTL affecting spike morphology on the long arm of chromosome 3H in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) based on near isogenic lines and a NIL-derived population; Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Chloroplast-generated ROS dominate NaCl-induced K+ efflux in wheat leaf mesophyll; Plant Signalling and Behavior
Chromosome localization of multi-noded and dwarf genes in barley; Acta Agronomica Sinica
Combining ability of acid soil tolerance in barley; The 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Combining ability of barley flour pasting properties; Journal of Cereal Science
Combining Ability of Salinity Tolerance on the Basis of NaC1-Induced K+ Flux from Roots of Barley; Crop Science
Comparative mapping of quantitative trait loci associated with waterlogging tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); BMC Genomics
Comparison of growth and physiological responses to waterlogging and subsequent recovery in six barley genotypes; Proceedings 11th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Comparison of root staining and root elongation in predicting aluminium tolerance using SSR markers in barley; 4th International Crop Science Congress
Compatible solute accumulation and stress-mitigating effects in barley genotypes contrasting in their salt tolerance; Journal of Experimental Biology
Conditioning of roots with hypoxia increases aluminum and acid stress tolerance by mitigating activation of K+ efflux channels by ROS in barley: insights into cross-tolerance mechanisms; Plant and Cell Physiology
Construction of a high-density composite map and comparative mapping of segregation distortion regions in barley; Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Contribution of volatiles to the flavour of oatmeal; Journal of The Science of Food and Agriculture
Develolpment of a rapid screening method for Mn2+ tolerance in barley; 11th Conference of the International Society for Plant Anaerobiosis
Developing and validating a high-throughput assay for salinity tissue tolerance in wheat and barley; Planta
Developing barley germplasm with stress tolerance - a summary for the research in TIAR; 13th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Developing Collaborative Studies with China; Proceedings 10th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Development and validation of markers closely linked to crown rot resistance in wheat and barley; Molecular Plant Breeding
Development of a soil bioassay screening system for acid soil tolerance in barley; 15th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Development of gene-specific markers for acid soil/aluminium tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Molecular Breeding
Development of molecular markers linked to barley heterosis; Euphytica
Development of wild barley-derived DArT markers and their integration into a barley consensus map; Molecular Breeding
Difference in physiological traits among salt-stressed barley genotypes; Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis
Different barley root tissues showed differential sensitivity of ion and O2 fluxes to hypoxia; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Different tolerance in bread wheat, Durum wheat and barley to Fusarium crown rot disease caused by Fusarium pseudograminearum; Journal of Phytopathology
Durum and bread wheat differ in their ability to retain potassium and leaf mesophyll: implications for salinity stress tolerance; Plant and Cell Physiology
Effect of A1 on dry matter accumulation and A1 and nutrients in barleys differing in A1 tolerance; Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science
Effect of Secondary Metabolites Associated with Anaerobic Soil Conditions on Ion Fluxes and Electrophysiology in Barley Roots; Plant Physiology
Effect of secondary metabolites associated with anaerobic soil conditions on ion fluxes and electrophysiology in barley roots; 14th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology
Effect of secondary metabolites associated with anaerobic soil conditions on ion fluxes and electrophysiology in barley roots; 2nd International Symposium on Plant Neurobiology
Effect of waterlogging on the growth of barley; Proceedings 11th Australian Agronomy Conference
Effects of aluminum and cadmium toxicity on growth and antioxidant enzyme activities of two barley genotypes with different A1 resistance; Plant and Soil
Effects of Aluminum and Cadmium Toxicity on Growth and Antioxidant Enzyme Activities of Two Barley Genotypes with Different Al Tolerance; Proceedings 9th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Effects of enzyme treatment and processing on pasting and thermal properties of oats; Journal of The Science of Food and Agriculture
Effects of foliar fertilizer applications on the alleviation of waterlogging stress in six barley varieties; 4th International Crop Science Congress
Effects of growing site on oat quality; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Effects of oat lipids on groat meal pasting properties; Journal of Science, Food and Agriculture
Effects of processing and short-term storage on the pasting characteristics of slurries made from raw and rolled oats; Food Australia
Effects of waterlogging on photosynthesis and antioxidant enzyme activities of six barley genotypes with different waterlogging tolerance; Agricultural Sciences in China
Electrical signalling and cytokinins mediate effects of light and root cutting on ion uptake in intact plants; Plant, Cell and Environment
Engineering enhanced aluminium resistance in barley by genetic modification with the Frd3 gene of Arabidopsis; 15th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Engineering greater aluminium resistance in barley by over-expression of SbMATE; 11th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Engineering greater aluminium resistance in wheat by over-expressing TaALMT1; Annals of Botany
Enhancing Fusarium crown rot resistance by pyramiding large-effect QTL in barley; Molecular Breeding
Enhancing the aluminium tolerance of barley by expressing the citrate transporter genes SbMATE and FRD3; Journal of Experimental Botany
Evaluating contribution of ionic, osmotic and oxidative stress components towards salinity tolerance in barley; BMC Plant Biology
Evaluating predictive values of various physiological indices for salinity stress tolerance in wheat; Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science
Exploration and utilization of waterlogging-tolerant barley germplasm; Exploration, Identification and Utilization of Barley Germplasm
Expressing AtNHX1 in barley (Hordium vulgare L.) does not improve plant performance under saline conditions; Plant Growth Regulation
Fatty acid composition of Australian oats; Journal of Cereal Science
Fine mapping of the aluminium tolerance gene in barley
Fusarium crown rot resistance of barley; 11th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Genetic analysis of quantitative traits of a double haploid population in barley; Journal of Yangzhou University (Agricultural & Life Sciences Edition)
Genetic behaviour of physiological traits conferring cytosolic K+/Na+ homeostasis in wheat; Plant Biology
Genetic diversity and QTL mapping of thermostability of limit dextrinase in barley; Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Genetic studies of phenological traits in barley; 9th Annual Graduate Research Conference 2015
Genetic variance of malate transporter gene in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); The 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Genome-wide association mapping of acid soil resistance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Frontiers in Plant Science
Genome-wide association study of grain yield and related traits using a collection of advanced indica rice breeding lines for irrigated ecosystems; Field Crops Research
Genome-wide association study reveals a new QTL for salinity tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Frontiers in Plant Science
Genotype-by-environment interaction is important for grain yield in irrigated lowland rice; Field Crops Research
Genotypic difference in growth inhibition and yield loss in barley under waterlogging stress; Journal of Zhejiang University (Agriculture and Life Science)
Genotypic difference in plant growth and mineral composition in barely under aluminum stress; Proceedings 11th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Genotypic difference in plant growth and mineral composition in barley under aluminum stress; Agricultural Sciences in China
Genotypic difference in response of peroxidase and superoxide dismutase isozymes and activities to salt stress in barley; Acta Physiologiae Plantarum
Genotypic differences to crown rot caused by Fusarium pseudograminearum in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Plant Breeding
Growth and physiological responses of six barley genotypes to waterlogging and subsequent recovery; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Growth, Morphological and Anatomical Responses of Two Barley Genotypes to Hypoxia; Proceedings 9th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Heme oxygenase-1 is involved in the cytokinin-induced alleviation of senescence in detached wheat leaves during dark incubation; Journal of Plant Physiology: Biochemistry, Physiology, Molecular Biology and Functional Biotechnology of Plants
High-resolution mapping of the Alp locus and identification of a candidate gene HvMate controlling aluminium tolerancein barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) ; Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Identification and molecular mapping of a dwarfing gene in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) and its correlation with other agronomic traits; Euphytica
Identification and molecular mapping of a new dwarfing gene from a Chinese landrace variety ; 14th Australasian Plant Breeding and 11th Society for the Advancement of Breeding Research in Asia & Oceania Conference
Identification of a phytase Gene in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); PLoS One
Identification of aerenchyma formation-related QTL in barley that can be effective in breeding for waterlogging tolerance; Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Identification of Molecular Markers Assoicated with Powdery Mildew and Barley Grass Stripe Rust Resistance; 10th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Identification of QTLs for yield and yield components of barley under different growth conditions; Journal of Zhejiang University - Science B (Biomedicine & Biotechnology)
Identification of two key genes controlling chill haze stability of beer in barley (Hordeum vulgare L); BMC Genomics
Improvement of Plant Waterlogging Tolerance; Waterlogging Signalling and Tolerance in Plants
Influence of Aluminium and Cadmium Stresses on Mineral Nutrition and Root Exudates in Two Barley Cultivars; Pedosphere
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
Inheritance of the multi-node and dwarf characters of a barley mutant; Acta Agronomica Sinica
Inheritance of waterlogging tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Crop Science
Inheritance of waterlogging tolerance of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); 4th International Crop Science Congress
K+ retention in leaf mesophyll, an overlooked component of salinity tolerance mechanism: a case study for barley; Journal of Integrative Plant Biology
Large-scale segregation distortion in barley revealed by a genetic map based on DArT, AFLP and SSR markers'; Breeding for Success: Diversity in Action
Linking osmotic adjustment and stomatal characteristics with salinity stress tolerance in contrasting barley accessions; Functional Plant Biology
Linking oxidative and salinity stress tolerance in barley: can root antioxidant enzyme activity be used as a measure of stress tolerance?; Plant and Soil
Linking oxygen availability with membrane potential maintenance and K+ retention of barley roots: implications for waterlogging stress tolerance; Plant, Cell and Environment
Linking physiological observations with breeding target for waterlogging tolerance in barley; 13th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Linking salinity stress tolerance with tissue-specific Na+ sequestration in wheat roots; Frontiers in Plant Science
Linking stomatal traits and expression of slow anion channel genes HvSLAH1 and HvSLAC1 with grain yield for increasing salinity tolerance in barley; Frontiers in Plant Science
Linking waterlogging tolerance with Mn2+ toxicity: a case study for barley; Plant Biology
Major QTL for Fusarium crown rot resistance in a barley landrace; Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Mapping a major QTL for malt extract of barley from a cross between TX9425 x Naso Nijo; Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population TX9425 x Franklin; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Mapping of quantitative trait loci controlling barley flour pasting properties; Genetica
Measure Potassium Fluxes to Screen Barley Genotypes for Salt Tolerance; ComBio 2004 Annual Conference
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
Mechanisms and genetics of plant waterlogging tolerance; 2012 Wuhan International Forum on Sustainable Agricultural Use of Wetlands
Meta-analysis of major QTL for abiotic stress tolerance in barley and implications for barley breeding; Planta
Microelectrode ion and O2 fluxes measurements reveal differential sensitivity of barley root tissues to hypoxia; Plant, Cell and Environment
MIFE technique-based screening for mesophyll K+ retention for crop breeding for salinity tolerance; Bio-protocol
Mn2+ tolerance in barley; The 16th Australian BarleyTechnical Symposium
Modulaton of exogenous gluathione in antioxidant defense system against Cd stress in the two barley genotypes differing in Cd tolerance; Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
Molecular approaches unravel the mechanism of acid soil tolerance in plants; The Crop Journal
Molecular mapping of tolerance to aluminium toxicity in barley; Plant & Animal Genome XIII: The International Conference on the Status of Plant & Animal Genome Research
Near-isogenic lines developed for a major QTL on chromosome arm 4HL conferring Fusarium crown rot resistance in barley; Euphytica
New Barley for Spring Sowing - T98189
Next-generation sequencing technology: implications for barley genetics and breeding; Exploration, Identification and Utilization of Barley Germplasm
Oat Lipids; Journal of American Oil and Chemists Society
Physiological and cytological response of salt-tolerant and non-tolerant barley to salinity during germination and early growth; Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture
Physiological indices for salinity stress tolerance in barley; 11th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Physiological Mechanism and Quantitative Trait Loci Associated with Waterlogging Tolerance in Barley; 10th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Physiological traits conferring salinity tolerance in barley; 11th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Plant Breeding for Flood Tolerance: Advances and Limitations; Genetic Manipulation in Plants for Mitigation of Climate Change
Pleiotropic effects of the semi-dwarfing gene uzu in barley; Euphytica
Potassium and sodium relations in salinised barley tissues as a basis of differential salt tolerance; Functional Plant Biology
Predicting barley malt extract with rapid viscoanalyser; Proceedings 11th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Predicting barley malt extract with Rapid Viscoanalyser; Journal of Cereal Science
Protein and hordein content in barley seeds as affected by nitrogen level and their relationship to beta-amylase activity; Journal of Cereal Science
QTL analysis of flag leaf in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) for morphological traits and chlorophyll content; Journal of Zhejiang University-Science B
QTLS analysis of salinity tolerance in Barley; Barley Grain for Gain
QTLs for stomatal and photosynthetic traits related to salinity tolerance in barley; BMC Genomics
Quantifying contribution of SOS1 and GORK plasma membrane transporters towards salinity tolerance in barley by the MIFE technology; The 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Quantitative trait loci controlling barley powdery mildew and scald resistances in two different barley doubled haploid populations; Molecular Breeding: New Strategies in Plant Improvement
Quantitative trait loci for malt qualities in a barley cross between TX9425 and Naso Nijo; 11th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Quantitative trait loci for salinity and waterlogging tolerance in a barely cross between TX9425 and Naso Nijo; 15th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Quantitative trait loci for salinity tolerance identified under drained and waterlogged conditions and their association with flowering time in barley (Hordeum vulgare. L); PLoS One
Quantitative trait loci for salinity tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Molecular Breeding: New Strategies in Plant Improvement
Quantitative trait loci for waterlogging tolerance in a barley cross of Franklin x YuYaoXiangTian Erleng and the relationship between waterlogging and salinity tolerance; Crop Science
Relations betweeen physiological traits and grain yield in barley unders saline condition; The 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Report on Short-Term Visit to China
RNA-seq analysis of cold and drought responsive transcriptomes of Zea mays ssp. mexicana L; Frontiers in Plant Science
Root Plasma Membrane Transporters Controlling K+/Na+ Homeostasis in Salt-Stressed Barley¹ [C] [W] ; Plant Physiology
ROS Production, Scavenging, and Signaling under Salinity Stress; Managing Salt Tolerance in Plants: Molecular and Genomic Perspectives
Screening barley for salt tolerance: MIFE meets conventional criteria; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Screening barley germplasm for stress tolerance and disease resistance; Proceedings 11th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Screening Barley Germplasm for Waterlogging Tolerance; Proceedings 9th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Screening for waterlogging tolerance in barley; 15th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Screening methods for waterlogging tolerance in barley; Genetic Solutions for Hostile Soils (Workshop Proceedings)
Screening plants for salt tolerance by measuring K+ flux: a case study for barley; Plant, Cell and Environment
Seed dormancy in barley is dictated by genetics, environments and their interactions; Euphytica
Studies on barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) in wheat; 17th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference
Studies on Cytoplasmic Male Sterility; Proceedings of 8th International Barley Genetics Symposium
Studies on genotypic difference in low temperature tolerance and its mechanism in barley; Journal of Triticeae Crops
Studies on Selecting Indices and Evaluation Methods for Barley's (Hordeum vulgare L.) Waterlogging Tolerance; Scientia Agricultura Sinica
Studies on the heterosis of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). I. Superiority of hybrid F1 from mid-parent or over better-parent; Acta Agronomica Sinica
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
Targeting vacuolar sodium sequestration in plant breeding for salinity tolerance; Managing Salt Tolerance in Plants: Molecular and Genomic Perspectives
The barley MATE gene, HvAACT1, increases citrate efflux and Al3+ tolerance when expressed in wheat and barley; Annals of Botany
The Change of chlorophyll fluorescence parameters in winter barley during recovery after freezing shock and as affected by cold acclimation and irradiance; Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
The Effect of Salinity on the Growth of Barley Seedlings; Seed
The effects of sowing date, nitrogen application, and sowing rate on oat quality; Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
The genetic basis of resistance to barley grass yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. pseudo-hordei) in Australian barley cultivars; Theoretical and Applied Genetics
The Homoeologous Regions on Long Arms of Group 3 Chromosomes in Wheat and Barley Harbour Major Crown Rot Resistance Loci; Czech Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding
The influence of cold acclimation on antioxidative enzymes and antioxidants in sensitive and tolerant barley cultivars; Biologia Plantarum: Journal for Experimental Botany
The non-gibberellic acid-responsive semi-dwarfing gene uzu affects Fusarium crown rot resistance in barley; BMC Plant Biology
The Structure and pasting properties of oat starch; Cereal Chemistry
Tibet is one of the centers of domestication of cultivated barley; PNAS
Time- and tissue- specificity of antioxidant enzyme activity in salt-stressed barley leaves; 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Tissue-specific root ion profiling reveals essential roles of the CAX and ACA calcium transport systems in response to hypoxia in Arabidopsis; Journal of Experimental Botany
Two barley varieties with contrasting waterlogging tolerance showed different sensitivity of O2 and ion fluxes to hypoxia; 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium
Usefulness of the cloned and fine-mapped genes/QTL for grain yield and related traits in indica rice breeding for irrigated ecosystems; Field Crops Research
Using QTL mapping to investigate the relationships between abiotic stress tolerance (drought and salinity) and agronomic and physiological traits; BMC Genomics
UT8 GRDC - Australia China Collaboration on Barley Genetic Resources
Validation of an Alt locus for aluminium tolerance scored with eriochrome cyanine R staining method in barley cultivar Honen (Hordeum vulgare L.); Australian Journal of Agricultural Research
Waterlogging tolerance in barley is associated with faster aerenchyma formation in adventitious roots; Plant and Soil
Waterlogging tolerance is associated with root porosity in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Molecular Breeding

Research Projects

Australia China Collaboration on Barley Genetic Resources; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Cereal Breeding Co-operation Agreement Proposal; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Conduct (Seed, Manage and Harvest) Regional Barley Stage 3, Stage 4, Breeding Trials and Disease and Abiotic Stress Screening Nurseries in Tasmania; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
DAFWA -TIAR - China Barley Collaboration 2009-2012; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
DArT Marker Analysis; Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences (ZAAS)
Developing molecular and physiological markers for marker-assisted barley breeding for waterlogging tolerance; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Developing Salt Tolerant Rice for Food Security in India and Australia; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Effective control of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) in wheat; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Fine mapping of the aluminium tolerance gene in barley; New South Wales Agriculture (NSWA)
Improved Adaptation of Barley to Acid Soils; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Improved Adaptation of Barley to Acid Soils; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
National Barley Foliar Pathogen Variety Improvement Program (NBFPVIP); Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Quantifying the Relative Contribution of Physiological Traits Contributing to Salinity Tolerance in Barley and Wheat; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Studies on Physiological Mechanisms and Screening Methodology on Salinity Tolerance of Barley; Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)
The role of canopy architecture in improving the water-limited yield of wheat lines contrasting in the 'tin' gene; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Transpirational control and oxidative stress tolerance traits as components of salinity stress tolerance in cereals; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Waterlogging and Acid Soil Screening of Pulses; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Association analysis of rice yield in irrigated ecosystems: Effectiveness of fine-mapped and cloned yield related QTLs/Genes, identification of new marker-trait associations and efficiency of genomic

Research Candidate Supervision

Allelic variation analysis and development of gene-specific molecular markers conferring acid soil tolerance in barley (Hordeum vagular L.)
Cloning and Functional Characterization of Aluminum Tolerance Related OsALMT1 in Rice
Developing Molecular and Physiological Markers for Barley Breeding for Waterlogging Tolerance by Targeting Root Ionic Homeostasis
Enhancing Aluminium Resistance in Barley through Over - expression of MATE Genes
Evidence for Natural Selection acting on Genes Affecting Lignin and Cellulose Biosynthesis in Eucalyptus globulus
Fine Mapping of Aerenchyma Formation Under Waterlogging Stress in Barley
Functional Genomics of Transporters Mediating Control of Ion Loading into the Xylem in Barley
GORK-like Channels and Salinity Tolerance in Barley
High-Resolution Mapping of an Aluminium Tolerance Gene Alp in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
Identification and Characterization of Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) Associated with Waterlogging Tolerance in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
Increasing the potassium use efficiency in crops
Interaction between waterlogging tolerance and acid soil tolerance in Barley
Investigating Genetic Variability in Potassium Retention and Sodium Exclusion Traits in the Context of Differential Salinity Tolerance in Barley and Wheat
Modifying Poppy Growth and Alkaloid Yield with Plant Growth Regulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Salinity Tolerance in a Chinese Barley Landrace.
Oxidate Stress Tolerance as a Component of the Tissue Tolerance Mechanism in Wheat and Barley
Physiological and Genetic Aspects of Manganese Tolerance in Barley in the Context of Waterlogging Stress Tolerance
Physiological Responses to Waterlogging in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
Physiological Traits Conferring Osmotic Adjustment in Plants and Their Contribution to Differential Salinity Tolerance in Wheat and Barley
Plant Molecular Breeding
Potassium Homeostasis and Salinity Tolerance in Barley- Physiological and Genetic Aspects
QTL Analysis for Drought Tolerance Associated with Shoot, Root and Physiological Traits in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
Role of Nitric Oxide in Barley Plant to Drought and Salinity
Salinity stress tolerance in wheat and barley- Separating stomata and cuticular transpiration components and quantifying their relative contribution towards salinity stress tolerance
Towards Molecularised Recurrent Selection in Rice
Understanding Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death in Plants
Understanding Physiology of Combined Salinity and Waterlogging Tolerance in Cereals