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Researcher: Hedrich, R (Professor Rainer Hedrich)

Fields of Research

Plant physiology
Biological physics
Biological adaptation
Sequence analysis
Plant cell and molecular biology
Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Grains and seeds
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other plant production and plant primary products

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Acquiring control: the evolution of stomatal signalling pathways; Trends in Plant Science
How to grow a tree: plant voltage-dependent cation channels in the spotlight of evolution; Trends in Plant Science
Media reports about 'The Venus flytrap Dionaea muscipula counts prey-induced action potentials to induce sodium uptake'
On the origins of osmotically driven stomatal movements; New Phytologist
Open stomata 1 (OST1) kinase controls R–type anion channel QUAC1 in Arabidopsis guard cells; The Plant Journal
Stomata in a saline world; Current Opinion in Plant Biology
Stomata: the holey grail of plant evolution; American Journal of Botany
The Venus flytrap Dionaea muscipula counts prey-induced action potentials to induce sodium uptake; Current Biology
Venus flytrap HKT1-type channel provides for prey sodium uptake into carnivorous plant without conflicting with electrical excitability; Molecular Plant

Research Projects

Revealing Enigma of Salt Bladders to Help Crops Cope with Salinity; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Stomata functioning in halophytes for improved plant stress tolerance; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision