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Early season drought largely reduces grain yield in wheat cultivars with smaller root systems

Figueroa Bustos, V. F., Palta, J., Chen, Y. & Siddique, K., 27 Aug 2019, In : Plants. 8, 9, p. 1-15 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
root system
root systems
cultivar
wheat
grain yield

Exogenous ABA Induces Osmotic Adjustment, Improves Leaf Water Relations and Water Use Efficiency, But Not Yield in Soybean under Water Stress

He, J., Jin, Y., Palta, J. A., Liu, H-Y., Chen, Z. & Li, F-M., Jul 2019, In : Agronomy. 9, 7, 14 p., 395.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
soil toxicity
durum wheat
aluminum
wheat
gene

Mulching-induced changes in tuber yield and nitrogen use efficiency in potato in China: A meta-analysis

Wang, L., Coulter, J. A., Palta, J. A., Xie, J., Luo, Z., Li, L., Carberry, P., Li, Q. & Deng, X., 22 Nov 2019, In : Agronomy. 9, 12, 793.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
nutrient use efficiency
mulching
meta-analysis
tubers
potatoes

Optimal Wheat Seeding Rate is Influenced by Cultivar-Specific Topsoil and Subsoil Root Traits

Fang, Y., Miao, Q., Liu, S., Xu, B., Zhang, S., Siddique, K. H. M., Palta, J. & Chen, Y., 5 Sep 2019, In : Agronomy Journal. 111, 6, p. 3150-3160

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The proportion of superior grains and the sink strength are the main yield contributors in modern winter wheat varieties grown in the loess plateau of China

Chen, W., Sun, Y., Zhang, S., Palta, J. A. & Deng, X., 5 Oct 2019, In : Agronomy. 9, 10, 612.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
loess
winter wheat
plateaus
grain yield
China
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Bothriochloa ischaemum
legumes
grasses
water
loess

An experimental irrigation tool for creating a water gradient across soil depths under terminated rainfall conditions

Kobata, T. & Palta, J. A., 1 Sep 2018, In : Irrigation Science. 36, 4-5, p. 281-288 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil depth
irrigation
rain
rainfall
soil water
7 Citations (Scopus)
366 Downloads (Pure)

Characterization of Root and Shoot Traits in Wheat Cultivars with Putative Differences in Root System Size

Figueroa-Bustos, V., Palta, J. A., Chen, Y. & Siddique, K. HM., 2018, In : Agronomy. 8, 7, 109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
4 Citations (Scopus)
drought resistance
root system
drought tolerance
root systems
crop
22 Citations (Scopus)
water use efficiency
filling period
water use
winter wheat
root growth
4 Citations (Scopus)

Responses of grain filling in spring wheat and temperate-zone rice to temperature: Similarities and differences

Kobata, T., Palta, J. A., Tanaka, T., Ohnishi, M., Maeda, M., KoÇ Cedilla, M. & Barutçular, C., 1 Jan 2018, In : Field Crops Research. 215, p. 187-199 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

filling period
temperate zones
spring wheat
rice
wheat
7 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

Salinity and Low Phosphorus Differentially Affect Shoot and Root Traits in Two Wheat Cultivars with Contrasting Tolerance to Salt

Abbas, G., Chen, Y., Khan, F., Feng, Y., Palta, J. & Siddique, K., 20 Aug 2018, In : Agronomy. 8, 8, 14 p., 155.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
salinity
salts
phosphorus
wheat
shoots
3 Citations (Scopus)

Variability in leaf wettability and surface water retention of main species in semiarid Loess Plateau of China

Xiong, P., Chen, Z., Jia, Z., Wang, Z., Palta, J. A. & Xu, B., 1 Dec 2018, In : Ecohydrology. 11, 8, e2021.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wettability
water retention
loess
surface water
plateaus
9 Citations (Scopus)

Yield and nitrogen use efficiency of wheat increased with root length and biomass due to nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium interactions

Duncan, E. G., O'Sullivan, C. A., Roper, M. M., Palta, J., Whisson, K. & Peoples, M. B., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 181, 3, p. 364-373 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient use efficiency
potassium
wheat
phosphorus
nitrogen
2017

Convergencia arte-ciencia: Comentario sobre la obra de norberto garcia cairasco

Palta, J. A., May 2017, In : Avances en Psicologia Latinoamericana. 35, 2, p. 425-426 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Five decades of selection for yield reduced root length density and increased nitrogen uptake per unit root length in Australian wheat varieties

Aziz, M. M., Palta, J. A., Siddique, K. H. M. & Sadras, V. O., 1 Apr 2017, In : Plant and Soil. 413, 1-2, p. 181-192 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wheat
uptake mechanisms
nitrogen
root system
root systems
3 Citations (Scopus)

Small rainfall pulses affected leaf photosynthesis rather than biomass production of dominant species in semiarid grassland community on Loess Plateau of China

Xiong, P., Shu, J., Zhang, H., Jia, Z., Song, J., Palta, J. A. & Xu, B., 2017, In : Functional Plant Biology. 44, 12, p. 1229-1242 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Stomatal behaviour under terminal drought affects post-anthesis water use in wheat

Saradadevi, R., Bramley, H., Palta, J. A. & Siddique, K. H. M., 2017, In : Functional Plant Biology. 44, 3, p. 279-289 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drought
flowering
wheat
irrigation
water
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of spatial arrangement in maize-soybean intercropping on root growth and water use efficiency

Ren, Y. Y., Wang, X. L., Zhang, S. Q., Palta, J. A. & Chen, Y., 19 Dec 2016, In : Plant and Soil. p. 131-144 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intercropping
water use efficiency
soybean
root growth
maize
8 Citations (Scopus)

N:P ratio of the grass Bothriochloa ischaemum mixed with the legume Lespedeza davurica under varying water and fertilizer supplies

Xu, B., Gao, Z., Wang, J., Xu, W., Palta, J. & Chen, Y., 2016, In : Plant and Soil. 400, 1-2, p. 67-79

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bothriochloa ischaemum
legumes
soil water
fertilizer
grass
2015
11 Citations (Scopus)

Elevated CO2 reduced floret death in wheat under warmer average temperatures and terminal drought

Dias De Oliveira, E., Palta, J., Bramley, H., Stefanova, K. & Siddique, K., 2015, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 6, NOVEMBER, p. 1-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
florets
tillering
drought
death
wheat
95 Citations (Scopus)

Response of wheat growth, grain yield and water use to elevated CO2 under a Free-Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) experiment and modelling in a semi-arid environment

O'Leary, G. J., Christy, B., Nuttall, J., Huth, N., Cammarano, D., Stöckle, C., Basso, B., Shcherbak, I., Fitzgerald, G., Luo, Q., Farre-Codina, I., Palta, J. & Asseng, S., 2015, In : Global Change Biology. 21, 7, p. 2670-2686

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
arid environment
Grain growth
water use
Biomass
wheat
9 Citations (Scopus)

Response of wheat restricted-tillering and vigorous growth traits to variables of climate change

Dias De Oliveira, E., Siddique, K., Bramley, H., Stefanova, K. & Palta, J., 2015, In : Global Change Biology. 21, 2, p. 857-873

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tillering
Drought
Climate change
wheat
climate change
8 Citations (Scopus)
soil profiles
abscisic acid
wheat
drought
biomass
13 Citations (Scopus)

Soil inoculation with Burkholderia sp. LD-11 has positive effect on water-use efficiency in inbred lines of maize

Fan, X., Hu, H., Huang, G., Huang, F., Li, Y. & Palta, J., 2015, In : Plant and Soil. 390, 1-2, p. 337-349

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil inoculation
Burkholderia
water use efficiency
inbred lines
inoculation
12 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of shoot and root size on nitrogen uptake in wheat is affected by nitrate affinity in the roots during early growth

Pang, J., Milroy, S. P., Rebetzke, G. J. & Palta, J., 2015, In : Functional Plant Biology. 42, 12, p. 1179-1189

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nitrates
uptake mechanisms
wheat
shoots
nitrogen
2014
23 Citations (Scopus)
abscisic acid
root system
root systems
genotype
wheat
10 Citations (Scopus)

Dryland wheat domestication changed the development of aboveground architecture for a well-structured canopy

Li, P., Cheng, Z., Ma, B., Palta, J., Kong, H., Mo, F., Wang, J., Zhu, Y., Lv, G., Batool, A., Bai, X., Li, F. & Xiong, Y., 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 9, p. 1-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
domestication
arid lands
Triticum
Biomass
Tetraploidy
31 Citations (Scopus)

High temperature reduces the positive effect of elevated CO2 on wheat root system growth

Benlloch-González, M., Bochicchio, R., Berger, J. D., Bramley, H. & Palta, J., 2014, In : Field Crops Research. 165, p. 71-79

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

root system
root systems
wheat
carbon dioxide
temperature
26 Citations (Scopus)

More fertile florets and grains per spike can be achieved at higher temperature in wheat lines with high spike biomass and sugar content at booting

Dreccer, M. F., Wockner, K. B., Palta, J. A., McIntyre, C. L., Borgognone, M. G., Bourgault, M., Reynolds, M. & Miralles, D. J., 1 Jan 2014, In : Functional Plant Biology. 41, 5, p. 482-495 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

florets
sugar content
inflorescences
carbohydrates
wheat
31 Citations (Scopus)
242 Downloads (Pure)

Root architecture alteration of narrow-leafed lupin and wheat in response to soil compaction

Chen, Y., Palta, J., Clements, J. C., Buirchell, B., Siddique, K. & Rengel, Z., 15 Aug 2014, In : Field Crops Research. 165, p. 61-70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
root architecture
Lupinus angustifolius
soil compaction
wheat
root crown
1 Citation (Scopus)

Seasonal performance and spatial heterogeneity of soil salt ions in a semiarid orchard of northwest China

Guo, Q., Guo, T., Ma, Z., Che, Z., Nan, L., Wang, Y., Palta, J. A. & Xiong, Y., May 2014, In : Hortscience. 49, 5, p. 653-661 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil salts
orchards
ions
China
salts
17 Citations (Scopus)

Shoot biomass in wheat is the driver for nitrogen uptake under low nitrogen supply, but not under high nitrogen supply

Kamiji, Y., Pang, J., Milroy, S. P. & Palta, J., 2014, In : Field Crops Research. 165, p. 92-98

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shoot
wheat
uptake mechanisms
shoots
nitrogen
3 Citations (Scopus)

The distribution of four Caragana species is related to their differential responses to drought stress

Fang, X., Turner, N., Palta, J., Yu, M., Gao, T. & Li, F., 2014, In : Plant Ecology. 215, 1, p. 133-142

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caragana
drought stress
water stress
plant veins
China
20 Citations (Scopus)

The plasticity of the growth and proliferation of wheat root system under elevated CO2

Benlloch-González, M., Berger, J. D., Bramley, H., Rebetzke, G. J. & Palta, J., 2014, In : Plant and Soil. 374, 1-2, p. 963-976

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

root system
plasticity
root systems
wheat
vigor
42 Citations (Scopus)
2013
24 Citations (Scopus)

Non-invasive pressure probes magnetically clamped to leaves to monitor the water status of wheat

Bramley, H., Ehrenberger, W., Zimmermann, U., Palta, J., Rüger, S. & Siddique, K., 2013, In : Plant and Soil. 369, 1-2, p. 257-268

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
51 Citations (Scopus)

Can elevated CO2 combined with high temperature ameliorate the effect of terminal drought in wheat?

Dias De Oliveira, E. A., Bramley, H., Siddique, K., Henty, S., Berger, J. D. & Palta, J., 2012, In : Functional Plant Biology. 40, p. 160-171

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
23 Citations (Scopus)

How has narrow-leafed lupin changed in its 1st 40 years as an industrial, broad-acre crop? A G×E-based characterization of yield-related traits in Australian cultivars

Berger, J., Buirchell, B. J., Luckett, D. J., Palta, J., Ludwig, C. & Liu, D. L., 2012, In : Field Crops Research. 126, p. 152-164

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Photosynthesis of barley awns does not play a significant role in grain yield under terminal drought

Hosseini, S. M., Poustini, K., Siddique, K. & Palta, J., 2012, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 63, p. 489-499

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
44 Citations (Scopus)

N applications that increase plant N during panicle development are highly effective in increasing spikelet number in rice

Kamiji, Y., Yoshida, H., Palta, J. A., Sakuratani, T. & Shiraiwa, T., 14 Jun 2011, In : Field Crops Research. 122, 3, p. 242-247 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cultivar
inflorescences
rice
top dressings
heading
2009
7 Citations (Scopus)
Cicer
Cicer arietinum
seedling emergence
Seedlings
soil water content
2007
14 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological responses of lupin genotypes to terminal drought in a Mediterranean-type environment

Palta, J., Turner, N., French, R. J. & Buirchell, B. J., 2007, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 150, 3, p. 269-279

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lupinus
Mediterranean climate
plant response
drought
pods
46 Citations (Scopus)

Restricted-tillering wheat does not lead to greater investment in roots and early nitrogen uptake

Palta, J. A., Fillery, I. R. P. & Rebetzke, G. J., 1 Oct 2007, In : Field Crops Research. 104, 1-3, p. 52-59 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tillering
wheat
uptake mechanisms
nitrogen
haploidy
2006
105 Citations (Scopus)

Root characteristics of vigorous wheat improve early nitrogen uptake

Liao, M., Palta, J. A. & Fillery, I. R. P., 5 Oct 2006, In : Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 57, 10, p. 1097-1107 11 p., AR05439.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triticum
Nitrogen
Soil
uptake mechanisms
soil profiles
2005
18 Citations (Scopus)
Cicer arietinum
foliar application
seed yield
drought
protein content
2004
115 Citations (Scopus)

Early vigorous growth is a major factor influencing nitrogen uptake in wheat

Liao, M., Fillery, I. R. P. & Palta, J. A., 20 Apr 2004, In : Functional Plant Biology. 31, 2, p. 121-129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vigor
uptake mechanisms
wheat
nitrogen
cultivars