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Researcher: Wiltshire, RJE (Dr Robert Wiltshire)

Fields of Research

Plant Systematics and Taxonomy
Plant Physiology
Plant Biology
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Medical Biotechnology
Tree Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
Genetics
Evolutionary Biology
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Biological Sciences
Plant Developmental and Reproductive Biology
Conservation and Biodiversity

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Hardwood Plantations
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Native Forests
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Forest and Woodlands Environments

Career Best Publications

Eucalypt genetics and genecology; Eucalypt Ecology: Individuals to Ecosystems
Eucalypts
Gene flow between introduced and native Eucalyptus species; New Forests
Historical taxonomy and a resolution of the Stylidium graminifolium complex (Stylidiaceae) in Tasmania; Australian Systematic Botany
Index of Chromosome Numbers of Tasmanian Spermatophytes; Papers and Proceedings of Royal Society of Tasmania
The origin of Eucalyptus vernicosa, a unique shrub eucalypt; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Research Publications

A paedomorphocline in eucalyptus. II. Variation in seedling morphology in the E. risdonii E. tenuiramis complex; Australian Journal of Botany
A paedomorphocline in Eucalyptus: natural variation in the E. risdonii / E. tenuiramis complex; Australian Journal of Botany
Allozyme variation and conservation of the Tasmanian endemics, Eucalyptus risdonii, E. tenuiramis and E. coccifera; Conservation Genetics
Conservation genetics of an endangered endemic, Eucalyptus morrisbyi; CALM & Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority
EucaFlip - Life-size guide to the eucalytps of Tasmania
Eucalypt genetics and genecology; Eucalypt Ecology: Individuals to Ecosystems
Eucalypts
FungiFlip - A Pictorial Guide to Tasmanian Fungi
Gene flow between introduced and native Eucalyptus species; New Forests
Genetic control of reproductive and vegetative phase change in the Eucalyptus risdonii-E. tenuiramus complex; Australian Journal of Botany
Historical taxonomy and a resolution of the Stylidium graminifolium complex (Stylidiaceae) in Tasmania; Australian Systematic Botany
Hybridisation between plantation and native eucalypts in Tasmania; QFRI/CRC-SPF Symposium
Index of Chromosome Numbers of Tasmanian Spermatophytes; Papers and Proceedings of Royal Society of Tasmania
Leaf gigantism in coastal areas: morphological and physiological variation in four species on the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania; Australian Journal of Botany
Phenetic affinities, variability and conservation status of a rare Tasmanian endemic Eucalyptus morrisbyi R.G.Brett; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania - Aspects of Tasmanian Botany: A Tribute to Winifred Curtis
Quantitative genetic evidence that the timing of vegetative phase change in Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus is an adaptive trait; Australian Journal of Botany
Reflectance and phenolics of green and glaucous leaves of Eucalyptus urnigera; Australian Journal of Botany
Strong, independent, quantitative genetic control of the timing of vegetative phase change and first flowering in Eucalyptus globulus ssp globulus (Tasmanian Blue Gum); Heredity
The cytotaxonomy of four Tasmanian genera of Proteaceae; Telopea
The origin of Eucalyptus vernicosa, a unique shrub eucalypt; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
The role of heterochrony in eucalypt evolution; Genomes > The linkage to Life
TreeFlip - Life-size guide to the trees of Tasmania
Unravelling the evolutionary history of Eucalyptus cordata (Myrtaceae) using molecular markers; Australian Journal of Botany
Variation in seedling morphology in the Eucalyptus risdonii-E. tenuiramis complex; Australian Journal of Botany

Research Projects

Programmed flower production in bulbs Physiology of Nerine Species (title changed to above 1/8/97) was incorrect; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The genetic control of heterochrony and its role in evolution; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The genetic control of heterochrony and its role in evolution; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The genetic control of heterochrony: evidence from developmental mutants; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Ecology of the threatened herb Brunonia australis in Tasmania
Feasibility of seed cryopreservation for genetic conservation of Tasmanian native plant species
Hormone relationships and flowering in bulb species
Mutagenesis. Polyploidy and Reproductive Biology of Hop (Humulus lupulus, L.).
The Genetic Control of Phase Change and Development Timing in Pea (pisum sativum)
The physiological and genetic control of vegetative phase change in Pisum sativum L.
Understanding the Spatial and Environmental Structuring in the Gene Pool of Eucalyptus Ovata for Forest Restoration.
Understorey dynamics following partial logging in Eucalyptus delegatensis forests on the Central Plateau, Tasmania