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   Natural and Agricultural Science Office, Faculty of

Natural and Agricultural Science Office, Faculty of

Book Chapters

Cowling, W.A., Cullis, B.R., Beeck, C.P., Nelson, M.N. 2012, Towards genomic selection in oilseed Brassica in Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Oilseed Brassicas, Science Publishers Inc, New Hampshire

Farooq, M., Hussain, M., Wahid, A., Siddique, K. 2012, Drought stress in plants: an overview in Plant Responses to Drought Stress: From Morphological to Molecular Features, Springer-Verlag, Germany

Harper, R.J., Smettem, K.R., Townsend, P.V., Bartle, J.R., McGrath, J.F. 2012, Broad-scale restoration of landscape function with timber, carbon and water investment in Forest Landscape Restoration: Integrating Social and Natural Sciences, Springer, Netherlands

Palta, J.A., Berger, J.D., Bramley, H. 2012, Physiology of the yield under drought: lessons from studies with lupin in Plant Responses to Drought Stress: From Morphological to Molecular Features, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Germany

Toews, M.D., Nansen, C. 2012, Trapping and interpreting captures of stored grain insects in Stored Product Protection, Kansas State University, Kansas City USA

Journal Articles

Adhikari, K.N., Edwards, O.R, Wang, S., Ridsdill-Smith, T.J., Buirchell, B.J. 2012, 'The role of alkaloids in conferring aphid resistance in yellow lupins (Lupinus luteus L.)', CROP AND PASTURE SCIENCE, 63, 5, pp. 444-451.

Adhikari, K.N., Buirchell, B.J., Sweetingham, M.W. 2012, 'Length of vernalization period affects flowering time in three lupin species', Plant Breeding, 131, pp. 631-636.

Alghamdi, S.S., Migdadi, H.M., Ammar, M.H., Paull, J.G., Siddique, K. 2012, 'Faba bean genomics: Current status and future prospects', Euphytica, 186, pp. 609-624.

Anderson, J.P., Lichtenzveig, J., Oliver, R.P., Singh, K.B. 2012, 'Medicago truncatula as a model host for studying legume infecting Rhizoctonia solani and identification of a locus affecting resistance to root canker', Plant Pathology, 62, 2, pp. 14pp.

Anderson, W.K., Flower, K.C., Siddique, K. 2012, 'Yield and soil improvement in rainfed crop production', INDIAN JOURNAL OF AGRONOMY, 57, 3, pp. 209 - 216.

Anjum, S.A., Farooq, M., Xie, X.-Y., Liu, X.-J., Ijaz, M.F. 2012, 'Antioxidant defense system and proline accumulation enables hot pepper to perform better under drought', Scientia Horticulturae, 140, pp. 66-73.

Aryamanesh, N., Byrne, O.M., Hardie, D.C., Khan, T., Siddique, K., Yan, G. 2012, 'Large-scale density-based screening for pea weevil resistance in advanced backcross lines derived from cultivated field pea (Pisum sativum) and Pisum fulvum', Crop and Pasture Science, 63, pp. 612-618.

Atique-ur-Rehman, A, Farooq, M., Cheema, Z.A., Wahid, A. 2012, 'Seed priming with boron improves growth and yield of fine grain aromatic rice', Plant Growth Regulation, 68, pp. 189-201.

Belane, A.K., Dakora, F.D. 2012, 'Elevated concentrations of dietarily-important trace elements and macronutrients in edible leaves and grain of 27 cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) genotypes: Implications for human nutrition and health', Food and Nutrition Sciences, 3, pp. 377-386.

Bramley, H., Ehrenberger, W., Zimmermann, U., Palta, J.A., Rüger, S., Siddique, K.H.M. 2012, 'Non-invasive pressure probes magnetically clamped to leaves to monitor the water status of wheat', PLANT AND SOIL, 365, 1, pp. 12pp.

Chen, Y.L., Dunbabin, V.M., Diggle, A.J., Siddique, K.H.M., Rengel, Z. 2012, 'Assessing variability in root traits of wild Lupinus angustifolius germplasm: Basis for modelling root system structure', Plant and Soil, 354, pp. 141-155.

Chimphango, S.B.M., Musil, C.F., Dakora, F.D. 2012, 'Alteration in the mineral nutrition of purely symbiotic and nitrate-fed nodulated legumes exposed to elevated UV-B radiation', Journal of Plant Nutrition, 35, 1, pp. 1-20.

Clements, J.C., Wilson, J.G., Sweetingham, M.W., Quealy, J.A., Francis, G.W. 2012, 'Male Sterility in three crop Lupinus species.', PLANT BREEDING, 131, pp. 155-163.

Cvitanovic, C, Wilson, S.K., Fulton, C.J., Almany, G.R., Anderson, P, Babcock, R.C., Ban, N.C., Beeden, R.J., Beger, M, Cinner, J, Dobbs, K, Evans, L.S., Farnham, A, Friedman, K., Gale, K, Gladstone, W, Grafton, Q, Graham, N.A.J., Gudge, S, Harrison, P.L., Holmes, T.H., Johnstone, N, Jones, G.P., Jordan, A, Kendrick, A.J., Klein, C.J., Little, L.R., Malcolm, H.A., Morris, D, Possingham, H.P., Prescott, J, Pressey, R.L., Skilleter, G.A., Simpson, C, Waples, K, Wilson, D, Williamson, D.H. 2013, 'Critical research needs for managing coral reef marine protected areas: Perspectives of academics and managers', JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, 114, pp. 84-91.

Dakora, F.D. 2012, 'Root-nodule bacteria isolated from native Amphithalea ericifolia and four indigenous Aspalathus species from the acidic soils of the South African fynbos are tolerant to very low pH', African Journal of Biotechnology, 11, 16, pp. 3766-3372.

Dempster, D.N., Jones, D.L., Murphy, D.V. 2012, 'Organic nitrogen mineralisation in two contrasting agro-ecosystems is unchanged by biochar addition', SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY, 48, pp. 47-50.

Dempster, D.N., Jones, D.L., Murphy, D.V. 2012, 'Clay and biochar amendments decreased inorganic but not dissolved organic nitrogen leaching in soil', Soil Research, 50, pp. 216-221.

Dennis, P.G., Rushton, S.P., Newsham, K.K., Lauducina, V.A., Ord, V.J., Daniell, T.J., O'Donnell, A.G., Hopkins, D.W. 2012, 'Soil fungal community composition does not alter along a latitudinal gradient through the maritime and sub-Antarctic', Fungal Ecology, 5, pp. 403-408.

Dias De Oliveira, E.A., Bramley, H., Siddique, K., Henty, S., Berger, J.D., Palta, J. 2012, 'Can elevated CO2 combined with high temperature ameliorate the effect of terminal drought in wheat?', FUNCTIONAL PLANT BIOLOGY, 40, pp. 160-171.

Evans, R.D., Murray, K.L., Field, S.N., Moore, J.A.Y., Shedrawi, G., Huntley, B.G., Fearns, P., Broomhall, M., McKinna, L.I.W., Marrable, D. 2012, 'Digitise This! A Quick and Easy Remote Sensing Method to Monitor the Daily Extent of Dredge Plumes', PLoS ONE, 7, 12, pp. 10pp.

Farooq, M., Wahid, A., Siddique, K. 2012, 'Micronutrient application through seed treatments - a review', Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 12, 1, pp. 125-142.

Finlayson, J., Real, D., Nordblom, T., Revell, C., Ewing, M., Kingwell, R. 2012, 'Farm level assessments of a novel drought tolerant forage: Tedera (Bituminaria bituminosa C.H. Stirt var. albomarginata)', Agricultural Systems, 112, pp. 38 - 47.

Finlayson, J., Lawes, R.A., Metcalf, T, Robertson, M.J., Ferris, D, Ewing, M.A. 2012, 'A bio-economic evaluation of the profitability of adopting subtropical grasses and pasture-cropping on crop-livestock farms', AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS, 106, pp. 102-112.

Ganesalingam, A., Smith, A., Beeck, C.P., Cowling, W.A., Thompson, R., Cullis, B.R. 2012, 'A bivariate mixed model approach for the analysis of plant survival data', Euphytica, 1, pp. 1-13.

George, N., Tungate, K., Beeck, C., Stamm, M. 2012, 'Exploring Genotype by Environment Interaction in Winter Canola in North Carolina', Journal of Agricultural Science, 4, 2, pp. 237 - 244.

Ghamkhar, K., Revell, C.K., Erskine, W. 2012, 'Biserrula pelecinus L. – genetic diversity in a promising pasture legume for the future', CROP AND PASTURE SCIENCE, 63, pp. 833-839.

Guo, S.-M., Kamphuis, L.G., Gao, L.-L., Klingler, J.P., Lichtenzveig, J., Edwards, O., Singh, K.B. 2012, 'Identification of distinct quantitative trait loci associated with defence against the closely related aphids Acyrthosiphon pisum and A. kondoi in Medicago truncatula', Journal of Experimental Botany, 63, 10, pp. 3913-3922.

Gusmao, M., Siddique, K., Flower, K.C., Nesbitt, H.J., Veneklaas, E.J. 2012, 'Water Deficit during the Reproductive Period of Grass Pea (Lathyrus sativus L.) Reduced Grain Yield but Maintained Seed Size', JOURNAL OF AGRONOMY AND CROP SCIENCE, 198, 6, pp. 430-441.

Holmes, T.H., Wilson, S.K., Vanderklift, M, Babcock, R, Fraser, R 2012, 'The role of Thalassoma lunare as a predator of juvenile fish on a sub-tropical coral reef', CORAL REEFS, 31, pp. 1113–1123.

Hosseini, S.M., Poustini, K., Siddique, K., Palta, J. 2012, 'Photosynthesis of barley awns does not play a significant role in grain yield under terminal drought', Crop and Pasture Science, 63, pp. 489-499.

Hu, B., Jia, Y., Zhao, Z.-H., Li, F.-M., Siddique, K. 2012, 'Soil P availability, inorganic P fractions and yield effect in a calcareous soil with plastic-film-mulched spring wheat', Field Crops Research, 137, pp. 221-229.

Hussain, M., Jang, K.H., Farooq, M., Lee, D.-J. 2012, 'Morphological and physiological evaluation of Korean Rice genotypes for salt resistance', International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 14, 6, pp. 970-974.

Hussain, M., Shabir, G., Farooq, M., Jabran, K., Farooq, S. 2012, 'Developmental and phenological responses of wheat to sowing dates', Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 49, 4, pp. 459-468.

Hussain, M., Farooq, M., Shabir, G., Khan, M.B., Zia, A.B., Lee, D.-J. 2012, 'Delay in Planting Decreases Wheat Productivity', International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 14, 4, pp. 533-539.

Hussain, M, Khan, M.A., Khan, M.B., Farooq, M., Farooq, S. 2012, 'Boron application improves the growth, yield and net economic return of rice', RICE SCIENCE, 19, 3, pp. 259-262.

Hussain, M., Mehmood, Z., Khan, M.B., Farooq, S., Lee, D.-J., Farooq, M. 2012, 'Narrow row spacing ensures higher productivity of low tillering wheat cultivars', International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 14, 3, pp. 413-418.

Iqbal, S., Farooq, M., Nawaz, A., Rehman, A., Rehman, A. 2012, 'Optimizing boron seed priming treatments for improving the germination and early seedling growth of wheat', Journal of Agriculture and Social Sciences, 8, pp. 57-61.

Jabran, K., Farooq, M., Hussain, M., Ehsanullah, E, Khan, M.B., Shahid, M., Lee, D.-J. 2012, 'Efficient weeds control with penoxsulam application ensures higher productivity and economic returns of direct seeded rice', International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 14, 6, pp. 901-907.

Jabran, K., Ehsanullah, E, Hussain, M., Farooq, M., Babar, M., Dogan, M.N., Lee, D.-J. 2012, 'Application of bispyribac-sodium provides effective weed control in direct-planted rice on a sandy loam soil', Weed Biology and Management, 12, pp. 136-145.

Jafar, M.Z., Farooq, M., Cheema, M.A., Afzal, I., Basra, S.M.A., Wahid, M.A., Aziz, T., Shahid, M. 2012, 'Improving the performance of wheat by seed priming under saline conditions', Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 198, pp. 38-45.

Jassogne, L., Hettiarachchi, G., McNeill, A., Chittleborough, D. 2012, 'Characterising the chemistry of micropores in a sodic soil with strong texture-contrast using synchrotron X-ray techniques and LA-ICP-MS', Soil Research, 50, pp. 424 - 435.

Jia, Y, Li, F., Wang, X.L., Siddique, K. 2012, 'Assessment of alternative cropping systems in terms of economic benefit, water use and soil conservation: a case study in the semi-arid Loess Plateau, China', Sciencepaper Online, 0, pp. 11pp.

Josephitis, E, Wilson, S.K., Moore, J.A., Field, S. 2012, 'Comparison of three digital image analysis techniques for assessment of coral cover and bleaching', CONSERVATION SCIENCE WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 8, pp. 235–241.

Kamphius, L.G., Williams, A.H., Kuster, H., Trengrove, R., Singh, K., Oliver, R.P., Ellwood, S.R. 2012, 'Phoma medicaginis stimulates the induction of the octadecanoid and phenylpropanoid pathways in Medicago truncatula', MOLECULAR PLANT PATHOLOGY, 13, 6, pp. 593-603.

Kamphuis, L.G., Gao, L., Singh, K.B. 2012, 'Identification and characterization of resistance to cowpea aphid (Aphis craccivora Koch) in Medicago truncatula', BMC Plant Biology, 12, 101, pp. 12pp.

Kanu, S.A., Dakora, F.D. 2012, 'Symbiotic nitrogen contribution and biodiversity of root-nodule bacteria nodulating Psoralea species in the Cape Fynbos, South Africa', Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 54, pp. 68-76.

Kanu, S.A., Dakora, F.D. 2012, 'Effect of N and P nutrition on extracellular secretion of lumichrome, riboflavin and indole acetic acid by N2-fixing bacteria and endophytes isolated from Psoralea nodules', SYMBIOSIS, 57, pp. 15-22.

Kendrick, G.A., Fourqurean, J.W., Fraser, M.W., Heithaus, M.R., Jackson, G., Friedman, K., Hallac, D. 2012, 'Science behind management of Shark Bay and Florida Bay, two P-limited subtropical systems with different climatology and human pressures', Marine and Freshwater Research, 63, pp. 941 - 951.

Khan, M.B., Khan, M., Hussain, M., Farooq, M., Jabran, K., Lee, D.-J. 2012, 'Bio-economic assessment of different wheat-canola intercropping systems', International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 14, 5, pp. 769-774.

Khan, M.B., Rafiq, R., Hussain, M., Farooq, M., Jabran, K. 2012, 'Ridge sowing improves root system, phosphorus uptake, growth and yield of maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids', Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 22, 2, pp. 309-317.

Larkan, N.J., Lydiate, D.J., Parkin, I.A.P., Nelson, M.N., Epp, D.J., Cowling, W.A., Rimmer, S.R., Borhan, M.H. 2013, 'The Brassica napus blackleg resistance gene LepR3 encodes a receptor-like protein triggered by the Leptosphaeria maculans effector AVRLM1', NEW PHYTOLOGIST, 197, pp. 595 - 605.

Mahmood, A., Cheema, Z.A., Mushtaq, M.N., Farooq, M. 2012, 'Maize-sorghum intercropping systems for purple nutsedge management', ARCHIVES OF AGRONOMY AND SOIL SCIENCE, 1, pp. 1-10.

Martin, G.B., De St. Jorre, T.J., Al Mohsen, F.A., Malecki, I.A. 2012, 'Modification of spermatozoa quality in mature small ruminants', Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 24, pp. 13-18.

Martini, X., Seibert, S., Prager, S.M., Nansen, C. 2012, 'Sampling and interpretation of psyllid nymph counts in potatoes', Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 143, pp. 103-110.

Martini, X., Kincy, N., Nansen, C. 2012, 'Quantitative impact assessment of spray coverage and pest behavior on contact pesticide performance', PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 68, pp. 1471-1477.

Moore, JAY, Bellchambers, L., Depczynski, M., Evans, R., Evans, S.N., Field, S., Friedman, K., Gilmour, J.P., Holmes, T.H., Middlebrook, R, Radford, B.T., Ridgway, T, Shedrawi, G., Taylor, H, Thomson, D.P, Wilson, S.K. 2012, 'Unprecedented mass bleaching and loss of coral across 12o of latitude in Western Australia in 2010-11', PLOS ONE, 7, pp. 11pp.

Nansen, C. 2012, 'Use of variogram parameters in analysis of hyperspectral imaging data acquired from dual-stressed crop leaves', Remote Sensing, 4, pp. 180-193.

Nansen, C., Trostle, C., Angadi, S., Porter, P., Martini, X. 2012, 'Abiotic factors affecting canola establishment and insect pest dynamics', International Journal of Agronomy, 2012, pp. 9pp.

Nichols, P.G., Revell, C.K., Humphries, A.W., Howie, J.H., Hall, E.J., Sandral, G.A., Ghamkhar, K., Harris, C.A. 2012, 'Temperate pasture legumes in Australia - Their history, current use, and future prospects', Crop and Pasture Science, 63, pp. 691 - 725.

Qin, X-L, Niklas, K.J, Qi, L, Xiong, Y-C, Li, F. 2012, 'The effects of domestication on the scaling of below– vs. aboveground biomass in four selected wheat (Triticum; Poaceae) genotypes', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY, 99, 6, pp. 1112-1117.

Raman, H., Raman, R., Nelson, M.N., Aslam, M.N., Rajasekaran, R., Wratten, N., Cowling, W.A., Kilian, A., Sharpe, A.G., Schondelmaier, J. 2012, 'Diversity array technology markers: Genetic diversity analyses and linkage map construction in rapeseed (Brassica napus L.)', DNA Research, 19, pp. 51-65.

Razzaq, A., Cheema, Z., Jabran, K., Hussain, M., Farooq, M., Zafar, M. 2012, 'Reduced herbicide doses used together with allelopathic sorghum and sunflower water extracts for weed control in wheat', Journal of Plant Protection Research, 52, 2, pp. 281-285.

Real, D., Sandral, G.A., Rebuffo, M., Hughes, S.J., Kelman, W.M., Mieres, J.M., Dods, K., Crossa, J. 2012, 'Breeding of an early-flowering and drought-tolerant Lotus corniculatus L. variety for the high-rainfall zone of southern Australia', Crop and Pasture Science, 63, pp. 848 - 857.

Rehim, A., Farooq, M., Ahmad, F., Hussain, M. 2012, 'Band placement of phosphorus improves the phosphorus use efficiency and wheat productivity under different irrigation regimes', International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 14, 5, pp. 7270733.

Rehman, H.-u., Aziz, T., Farooq, M., Wakeel, A., Rengel, Z. 2012, 'Zinc nutrition in rice production systems: a review', Plant and Soil, 361, pp. 203-226.

Rehman, A.U., Farooq, M., Nawaz, A., Iqbal, S., Rehman, A. 2012, 'Optimizing the boron seed coating treatments for improving the germination and early seedling growth of fine grain rice', International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 14, 3, pp. 453-456.

Revell, C.K., Ewing, M.A., Nutt, B.J. 2012, 'Breeding and farming system opportunities for pasture legumes facing increasing climate variability in the southwest of Western Australia', CROP AND PASTURE SCIENCE, 63, pp. 840-847.

Tahir, M.A., Aziz, T., Farooq, M., Sarwar, G. 2012, 'Silicon-induced changes in growth, ionic composition, water relations, chlorophyll contents and membrane permeability in two salt-stressed wheat genotypes', Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 58, 3, pp. 247-256.

Turner, N.C., Colmer, T.D., Quealy, J.A., Pushpavalli, R., Krishnamurthy, L., Kaur, J., Singh, G., Siddique, K., Vadez, V. 2013, 'Salinity tolerance and ion accumulation in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) subjected to salt stress', Plant and Soil, 365, pp. 347-361.

Vessal, S., Siddique, K., Atkins, C.A. 2012, 'Comparative proteomic analysis of genotypic variation in germination and early seedling growth of chickpea under suboptimal soil-water conditions', Journal of Proteome Research, 11, pp. 4289-4307.

Whiteley, A.S., Jenkins, S., Waite, I., Kresoje, N., Payne, H., Mullan, B., Allcock, R., O'Donnell, A. 2012, 'Microbial 16S rRNA Ion Tag and community metagenome sequencing using the Ion Torrent (PGM) Platform', Journal of Microbiological Methods, 91, pp. 80-88.

Xia, Y., Ning, Z., Bai, G., Li, R., Yan, G., Siddique, K., Baum, M., Guo, P. 2012, 'Allelic variations of a light harvesting chlorophyll a/b-binding protein gene (Lhcb1) associated with agronomic traits in barley', PLoS ONE, 7, 5, pp. 9pp.

Yasmeen, A., Basra, S.M.A., Farooq, M., Rehman, H.u., Hussain, N., Athar, H.u.R. 2013, 'Exogenous application of moringa leaf extract modulates the antioxidant enzyme system to improve wheat performance under saline conditions', Plant Growth Regulation, 69, pp. 225–233.

Yuan, H., Ge, T., Chen, C., O'Donnell, A.G., Wu, J. 2012, 'Significant role for microbial autotrophy in the sequestration of soil carbon', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78, pp. 2328-2336.

Conference Publications

Banik, B.K., Durmic, Z., Erskine, W., Ghamkhar, K., Ryan, M., Kaur, P., Nichols, P.G. 2012, 'Variability in the Rumen Methanogenic Potential among F2-Derived F3 Lines of a Bi-Parental Cross between Cultivars of Subterranean Clover', 15th AAAP Animal Science Congress, Thailand, 15, pp. 931.

Other Publications

Serraj, R., Siddique, K. 2012, 'Conservation agriculture in dry areas', Field Crops Research, 132, pp. 1-6.

Wahid, A., Farooq, M. 2012, 'Is seed invigoration economical and practical?', Journal of Agriculture and Social Sciences, 8, 2, pp. 79-80.

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