Alan Robson

Emeritus Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M079), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 4537 Citations
  • 36 h-Index
19792004
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Research Output 1979 2004

2004
27 Citations (Scopus)
Western Australia
South Australia
agricultural soils
agricultural soil
mycorrhizal fungi
2002
11 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of liming, inoculum level and inoculum placement on root colonization of subterranean clover

Sano, S. M., Abbott, L., Solaiman, Z. & Robson, A., 2002, In : Mycorrhiza. 12, p. 285-290

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicago
root colonization
Trifolium subterraneum
liming
Acaulospora laevis
2000
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cultivar variation in the effect of chlorsulfuron in depressing the uptake of copper in wheat

Tang, C. & Robson, A., 2000, In : Plant and Soil. 225, p. 11-20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chlorsulfuron
cultivar
wheat
copper
shoot
1999
33 Citations (Scopus)
1998
4 Citations (Scopus)
Lupinus angustifolius
soil pH
genotype
iron
nodulation
1997
11 Citations (Scopus)
Medicago
Rain
Mediterranean climate
soil temperature
mycorrhizae

International Evaluation of Riso National Laboratory

Ager-Hansen, H., Folstar, P., Mctague, J., Norskov, J. K. & Robson, A., 1997, Copenhagen (Kobenhaun): Statens Publkationer.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

Nutrient Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

Grundon, N. J., Robson, A., Lambert, M. J. & Snowball, K. A., 1997, Plant Analysis, An Interpretation Manual, 2nd Edition. Reuter, D. J., Robinson, J. B. & Dutkiewicz, C. (eds.). Second ed. Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 35-47

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

1996
15 Citations (Scopus)

A method to identify lupin species tolerant of alkaline soils

Tang, C., Adams, H., Longnecker, N. & Robson, A., 1996, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 36, p. 595-601

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lupinus angustifolius
alkaline soils
chlorosis
bicarbonates
shoots
26 Citations (Scopus)

Infectivity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi after wetting and drying

Braunberger, P. G., Abbott, L. & Robson, A., 1996, In : New Phytologist. 134, p. 673-684

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mycorrhizal fungi
Fungi
Soil
pathogenicity
drying
11 Citations (Scopus)

Low seed manganese concentration and decreased emergence of Lupinus angustifolius

Longnecker, N., Crosbie, J., Davies, F. & Robson, A., 1996, In : Crop Science. 36, 2, p. 355-361

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lupinus angustifolius
manganese
seeds
Lupinus
fertilizers
15 Citations (Scopus)
Lupinus angustifolius
protons
root growth
Pisum sativum
cells
1995
24 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing sulfur status in lupins and wheat

Robson, A., Osborne, L. D., Snowball, K. & Simmons, W. J., 1995, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 35, p. 79-86

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lupinus
sulfur
wheat
plant age
leaves
15 Citations (Scopus)

High Ca is not the primary factor in poor growth of Lupinus angustifolius L. in high pH soil

Tang, C., Robson, A. & Adams, H., 1995, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 46, p. 1051-1062

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Managing soils to enhance mycorrhizal benefits in Mediterranean agriculture

Abbott, L., Robson, A. & Scheltema, M. A., 1995, In : Critical Reviews in Biotechnology. 15, p. 213-228

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agriculture
Symbiosis
Soil
Phosphates
Fungi
15 Citations (Scopus)

Nodulation failure is important in the poor growth of two lupin species on an alkaline soil

Tang, C. & Robson, A., 1995, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 35, p. 87-91

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Citations (Scopus)

Root hair length determines beneficial effect of a Glomus species on shoot growth of some pasture species

Schweiger, P. F., Robson, A. & Barrow, N. J., 1995, In : New Phytologist. 131, p. 247-254

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glomus
root hairs
pastures
shoots
Growth
1994
119 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Critical toxic concentrations of boron are variable in barley

Riley, M. M., Robson, A., Dellar, G. A. & Gartrell, J. W., 1994, In : Journal of Plant Nutrition. 17, p. 1701-1719

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boron
Poisons
Hordeum
boron
barley
2 Citations (Scopus)
26 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf emergence of spring wheat receiving varying nitrogen supply at different stages of development

Longnecker, N. & Robson, A., 1994, In : Annals of Botany. 74, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of supply affects boron toxicity in barley

Riley, M. M. & Robson, A., 1994, In : Journal of Plant Nutrition. 17, 10, p. 1721-1738

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Seed manganese affects the early growth of lupins in manganese-deficient conditions

Crosbie, J., Longnecker, N. & Robson, A., 1994, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 45, p. 1469-1482

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lupinus angustifolius
manganese
seeds
plant growth
shoots
17 Citations (Scopus)
33 Citations (Scopus)

The growth of Lupinus species on alkaline soils

Tang, C., Robson, A., Longnecker, N. & Buirchell, B. J., 1994, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 46, p. 255-268

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lupinus
alkaline soils
chlorosis
iron
clay

The impact of agricultural practices on mycorrhizal fungi

Abbott, L. & Robson, A., 1994, International Workshop on Management of Soil Biota. Melbourne: CSIRO Australia, p. 88-95

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

The role of legumes in sustainable agriculture

Robson, A., 1994, Australian Grains. Cribb, M. (ed.). Camberwell: Morescope Publishing, p. 288-290

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

1993
8 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of phosphate and nitrogen application on death of the root cortex in spring wheat

Elliott, G. A., Robson, A. D. & Abbott, L. K., Feb 1993, In : New Phytologist. 123, 2, p. 375-382 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spring wheat
Phosphorus
Triticum
cell death
cortex
46 Citations (Scopus)

The survival of infective hyphae of vesicular–arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in dry soil: an interaction with sporulation

Jasper, D. A., Abbott, L. K. & Robson, A. D., Jul 1993, In : New Phytologist. 124, 3, p. 473-479 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyphae
sporulation
hyphae
mycorrhizal fungi
Fungi
25 Citations (Scopus)

VA mycorrhizal spores from three species of Acaulospora: germination, longevity and hyphal growth

Gazey, C., Abbott, L. K. & Robson, A. D., Jul 1993, In : Mycological Research. 97, 7, p. 785-790 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acaulospora
Germination
Spores
spore
germination
1992
28 Citations (Scopus)
Sinorhizobium meliloti
Medicago
Ensifer meliloti
root exudates
Exudates and Transudates
18 Citations (Scopus)

Annual Medicago species in Morocco. II. Distribution in relation to soil and climate

Bounejmate, M., Robson, A. & Beale, P. E., 1992, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 43, p. 751-763

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium modified pH effects on the growth of acid-tolerant and acid-sensitive Rhizobium meliloti

Howieson, J. G., Robson, A. & Abbott, L., 1992, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 42, p. 765-772

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)
Sinorhizobium meliloti
Ensifer meliloti
Calcium
calcium
Acids
185 Citations (Scopus)
Trifolium
Acaulospora laevis
Scutellospora calospora
Trifolium subterraneum
Hyphae
619 Citations (Scopus)
Trifolium
Trifolium subterraneum
Hyphae
Acaulospora laevis
Phosphorus
36 Citations (Scopus)

Selection of Inoculant Vesicular-arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi

Abbott, L. K., Robson, A. D. & Gazey, C., 1992, In : Methods in Microbiology. 24, p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fungi
Phosphorus
Soil
Growth
Phosphates

Soil disturbance in native ecosystems - The decline and recovery of infectivity of VA mycorrhizal fungi

Jasper, D., Abbott, L. & Robson, A., 1992, Mycorrhizas in Ecosytems. Read, D. J., Lewis, D. H., Fitter, A. H. & Alexander, I. J. (eds.). Wallingford: CAB International, p. 151-155

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

41 Citations (Scopus)
Acaulospora laevis
phosphorus fertilizers
Fertilizers
Phosphorus
mycorrhizal fungi
59 Citations (Scopus)

The involvement of mycorrhizas in assessment of genetically dependent efficiency of nutrient uptake and use

Smith, S. E., Robson, A. D. & Abbott, L. K., Oct 1992, In : Plant and Soil. 146, 1-2, p. 169-179 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient use
nutrient uptake
mycorrhizae
infection
nutrition
75 Citations (Scopus)

What is the role of VA mycorrhizal hyphae in soil?

Abbott, L., Robson, A., Jasper, D. A. & Gazey, C., 1992, Mycorrhizas in Ecosystems. Read, D. J. (ed.). Wallingford: CAB International, p. 37-41

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

1991

Beneficial effect of a Glomus sp on subterranean Clover is not affected by phosphate adsorption capacity of the soil. 3rd European Symposium on Mycorrhyza.

Barrow, N. J., Schweiger, P. F., Robson, A. & Abbott, L., 1991, 3rd European Symposium on Mycorrhyza. Sheffield, UK, August 1991. .

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

226 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing the occurrence of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizas

Abbott, L. K. & Robson, A. D., Apr 1991, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 35, 2-3, p. 121-150 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizae
fungus
mycorrhizae
mycorrhiza
disturbed soils
47 Citations (Scopus)
Medicago
Trifolium subterraneum
mycorrhizae
Phosphorus
Soil
164 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of soil disturbance on vesicular—arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in soils from different vegetation types

Jasper, D. A., Abbott, L. K. & Robson, A. D., Jul 1991, In : New Phytologist. 118, 3, p. 471-476 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vegetation types
mycorrhizal fungi
Fungi
Soil
soil
1990
49 Citations (Scopus)
Gigaspora calospora
Glomus fasciculatum
Medicago
Trifolium subterraneum
mycorrhizae
1989
45 Citations (Scopus)
inoculation
mycorrhizal fungi
fungus
sand
minerals
105 Citations (Scopus)

Hyphae of a vesicular—arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus maintain infectivity in dry soil, except when the soil is disturbed

Jasper, D. A., Abbott, L. K. & Robson, A. D., May 1989, In : New Phytologist. 112, 1, p. 101-107 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyphae
hyphae
mycorrhizal fungi
Fungi
Soil