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Researcher: Zhao, C (Dr Chenchen Zhao)

Fields of Research

Agrochemicals and biocides (incl. application)
Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Crop and pasture protection (incl. pests, diseases and weeds)
Agricultural biotechnology diagnostics (incl. biosensors)
Crop and pasture biochemistry and physiology
Plant physiology
Agricultural molecular engineering of nucleic acids and proteins
Crop and pasture production

Research Objectives

Other plant production and plant primary products
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Climate adaptive plants
Field grown vegetable crops
Environmentally sustainable plant production

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A new major QTL for flag leaf thickness in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); BMC Plant Biology
Candidate genes for salinity tolerance in barley revealed by RNA-seq analysis of near-isogenic lines; Plant Growth Regulation
Genome wide association study and haplotype analysis reveals the role of HvHKT1;5 in potassium retention but not Na+ exclusion in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.); Environmental and Experimental Botany: An International Journal
Genome-wide association study reveals marker trait associations (MTA) for waterlogging-triggered adventitious roots and aerenchyma formation in barley; International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Genome-wide association study reveals quantitative trait loci for waterlogging-triggered adventitious roots and aerenchyma formation in common wheat; Frontiers in Plant Science
Identification of QTL for barley grain size; PeerJ
Identification of QTL for stem traits in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.); Frontiers in Plant Science
Impacts of barley root cortical aerenchyma on growth, physiology, yield components, and grain quality under field waterlogging conditions; Field Crops Research: An International Journal
Improving crop lodging resistance by adjusting plant height and stem strength; Agronomy
Light-altering cover materials and sustainable greenhouse production of vegetables: a review; Plant Growth Regulation
Lodging prevention in cereals: Morphological, biochemical, anatomical traits and their molecular mechanisms, management and breeding strategies; Field Crops Research
Smart glass impacts stomatal sensitivity of greenhouse Capsicum through altered light; Journal of Experimental Botany

Research Projects

To investigate if organic compounds (chicken manure) reduce oxygen loss rate under waterlogging.

Research Candidate Supervision