John Pate

Emeritus Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M084), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 4279 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
1980 …2019
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Research Output 1980 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Collaborative involvement of woody plant roots and rhizosphere microorganisms in the formation of pedogenetic clays

Reith, F., Verboom, W., Pate, J. & Chittleborough, D., 27 Nov 2019, In : Annals of Botany. 124, 6, p. 1007-1018 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

B horizons
woody plants
rhizosphere
clay
microorganisms
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)
Proteaceae
starch
resprouting
cortex
tissues
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

An integrated approach to mapping and understanding of vegetation: Soil systems

Verboom, B. & Pate, J., 2015, In : Catena. 126, p. 134-145

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

integrated approach
zoning
vegetation
thorium
endemism
2 Citations (Scopus)
2013
17 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the biological dimension to pedogenesis with emphasis on the ecosystems, soils and landscapes of southwestern Australia

Verboom, B. & Pate, J., 2013, In : Geoderma. 211-212, p. 154-183

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

soil ecosystem
pedogenesis
soil formation
ecosystems
ecosystem
2011
13 Citations (Scopus)

Development and persistence of sandsheaths of Lyginia barbata (Restionaceae): Relation to root structural development and longevity

Shane, M., Mccully, M. E., Canny, M. J., Pate, J. & Lambers, H., 1 Nov 2011, In : Annals of Botany. 108, 7, p. 1307-1322

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Restionaceae
root hairs
cortex
epidermis (plant)
sand
2010
14 Citations (Scopus)

Neoformation of clay in lateral root catchments of mallee eucalypts: a chemical perspective

Verboom, B., Pate, J. & Aspandiar, M., 2010, In : Annals of Botany. 105, p. 23-36

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal water relations of Lyginia barbata (Southern rush) in relation to root xylem development and summer dormancy of root apices

Shane, M., Mccully, M. E., Canny, M. J., Pate, J., Huang, C., Ngo, H. & Lambers, H., 9 Feb 2010, In : New Phytologist. 185, 4, p. 1025-1037

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
27 Citations (Scopus)

Contemporary biogenic formation of clay pavements by eucalypts: further support for the phytotarium concept

Pate, J. & Verboom, B., 2009, In : Annals of Botany. 103, 5, p. 673-685

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

clay
vegetation
dunes
Western Australia
soil profiles
15 Citations (Scopus)

Summer dormancy and winter growth: root survival strategy in a perennial monocotyledon

Shane, M., Mccully, M. E., Canny, M. J., Pate, J., Ngo, H., Mathesius, U., Cawthray, G. & Lambers, H., 2009, In : New Phytologist. 183, 4, p. 1085-1096

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liliopsida
dormancy
root growth
winter
summer
2007
41 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, transport and accumulation of quinolizidine alkaloids in Lupinus albus L. and L. angustifolius L.

Lee, M. J., Pate, J., Harris, D. J. & Atkins, C., 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 58, 5, p. 935-946

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quinolizidines
quinolizidine alkaloids
Lupinus
Lupinus angustifolius
Lupinus albus
2006
46 Citations (Scopus)

Bioengineering of soil profiles in semiarid ecosystems: the 'phytotarium' concept. A review

Verboom, B. & Pate, J., 2006, In : Plant and Soil. 289, p. 71-102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bioengineering
soil profiles
soil profile
ferricrete
silcrete
28 Citations (Scopus)
soil formation
root channels
seals
Western Australia
tap roots
2004
18 Citations (Scopus)
Proteaceae
flowering
shoot
shoots
autumn
30 Citations (Scopus)

Water-use efficiency of a mallee eucalypt growing naturally and in short-rotation coppice cultivation

Wildy, D. T., Pate, J. & Sefcik, L. T., 2004, In : Plant and Soil. 262, p. 111-128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coppice
water use efficiency
shoot
gas exchange
leaves
2003
20 Citations (Scopus)

Productivity and water relations of burnt and long-unburnt semi-arid shrubland in Western Australia.

Mappin, K. A., Pate, J. & Bell, T. L., 2003, In : Plant and Soil. 257, p. 321-340

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water relations
shrubland
shrublands
Western Australia
productivity
25 Citations (Scopus)
thorium
digital elevation models
laterite
ferricrete
Western Australia
2002
26 Citations (Scopus)

Phosphorus sources and availability modify growth and distribution of root clusters and nodules of native Australian legumes

Adams, M. A., Bell, T. L. & Pate, J., 2002, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 25, p. 837-850

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fabaceae
Phosphorus
legumes
phosphorus
sand
69 Citations (Scopus)
decapitation
oils
shoots
biomass
Eucalyptus kochii subsp. plenissima

Roots of Banksia spp. (Proteaceae) with Special Reference to Functioning of their Specialized Proteoid Root Clusters

Pate, J. & Watt, M., 2002, Plant Roots - the Hidden Half. Waisel, Y. & Eshel, A. (eds.). New York: Marcel Dekker, p. 989-1006

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2001

Assessing N2 fixation in annual legumes using 15N natural abundance.

Unkovich, M. & Pate, J., 2001, Stable isotope techniques in the study of biological processes and functioning of ecosystems.. Unkovich, M., Pate, J. S., McNeil, A. & Gibbs, D. J. (eds.). The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 40. p. 103-118

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Carbon isotope discrimination and plant water-use deficiency: case scenarios for C3 plants.

Pate, J., 2001, Stable isotope techniques in the study of biological processes and functioning of ecosystems.. Unkovich, M., Pate, J., McNeil, A. & Gibbs, D. J. (eds.). The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 40. p. 19-36

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

68 Citations (Scopus)

Co-occurrence of Proteaceae, laterite and related oligotrophic soils: coincidental associations or causative inter-relationships

Pate, J., Verboom, W. H. & Galloway, P. D., 2001, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 49, p. 529-560

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proteaceae
ferricrete
laterite
phosphorus
soil profile
20 Citations (Scopus)
Chamaecytisus
South Australia
Western Australia
water use efficiency
legumes
32 Citations (Scopus)
Xylem
xylem
Nitrogen
Parasites
case studies

Stable isotope techniques in the study of biological processes and functioning of ecosystems.

Unkovich, M., Pate, J., Mcneil, A., Gibbs, D. J., Unkovich, M. (ed.) & McNeill, A. (ed.), 2001, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

34 Citations (Scopus)
Chamaecytisus
alley cropping
South Australia
water balance
Western Australia
2000

A Green Pod Mutant in Lupins

Clements, J., Pate, J., Turner, D. & Atkins, C., 2000, Plant Form and Function - Adaptations to Stress. Bell, T. L. & Smit, A. J. (eds.). Univ. of Western Australia ed. Perth: Cooperative Research Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, Vol. N/A. p. 32

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

232 Citations (Scopus)

An appraisal of recent field measurements of symbiotic N2 fixation by annual legumes.

Unkovich, M. J. & Pate, J., 2000, In : Field Crops Research. 65, p. 211-228

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Banksia - king of the sandplain

Pate, J., 2000, Plant Form and Function - Adaptation to Stress. Bell, T. L. & Smit, A. J. (eds.). Univ. of Western Australia ed. Western Australia, Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, Vol. N/A. p. 18

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Fire response and conservation biology of Western Australian species of Restionaceae.

Pate, J., 2000, Monocots - Systematics and Evolution. Wilson, K. L. & Morrison, D. A. (eds.). Sydney, NSW ed. Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, Vol. N/A. p. 685-691

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Gas bubbles in the yellow gum plant point the way to a wholly new field of experiments.

Canny, M. J. & Pate, J., 2000, Plant Form and Function - Adaptation to Stress. Bell, T. L. & Smit, A. J. (eds.). Univ. of Western Australia ed. Perth: Cooperative Research Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, Vol. N/A. p. 71-72

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

14 Citations (Scopus)
growth and development
seedlings
Adenanthos
xylem
Acacia acuminata
20 Citations (Scopus)
water
xylem
parasites
parenchyma (plant tissue)
Acacia acuminata
10 Citations (Scopus)
shrublands
Western Australia
parasites
amino compounds
shoots

Lessons from nature - making use of structural and functional attributes of Mediterranean-type ecosystems in Western Australia

Bell, T. L. & Pate, J., 2000, Plant Form and Function - Adaptation to Stress. Bell, T. L. & Smit, A. J. (eds.). Univ. of Western Australia ed. Western Australia, Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, Vol. N/A. p. 67-68

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Nitrogen isotope fractionation and nitrogen economy of N2-fixing legumes.

Unkovich, M. J. & Pate, J., 2000, Plant Form and Function - Adaptation to Stress. Bell, T. L. & Smit, A. J. (eds.). Univ. of Western Australia ed. Western Australia, Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Legumes in Mediterrean Agriculture, Vol. N/A. p. 35-37

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

23 Citations (Scopus)
24 Citations (Scopus)

Responses of native woody taxa in Banksia woodland to incursion of groundwater and nutrients from bordering agricultural land

Grigg, A. M., Pate, J. & Unkovich, M. J., 2000, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 48, p. 777-792

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Banksia
woodlands
agricultural land
woodland
groundwater
17 Citations (Scopus)

Sapling and coppice biomass production by alley-farmed 'oil mallee' Eucalyptus species in the Western Australian wheatbelt

Wildy, D. T., Bartle, J. R., Pate, J. & Arthur, D. J., 2000, In : Australian Forestry. 63, 2, p. 147-157

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

108 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal water acquisition and redistribution in the Australian woody phreatophyte, Banksia prionotes

Burgess, S., Pate, J., Adams, M. A. & Dawson, T. E., 2000, In : Annals of Botany. 85, p. 215-224

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Banksia
xylem
fluid mechanics
sap flow
heat

The natural, the normal and the novel

Lefroy, T., Pate, J. & Bell, T. L., 2000, Plant Form and Function - Adaptation to Stress. Bell, T. L. & Smit, A. J. (eds.). Univ. of Western Australia ed. Western Australia, Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, Vol. N/A. p. 68-69

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

The use of d13C in phloem sap to monitor water stress in young Eucalyptus globulus plantations.

Shedley, E. F., Pate, J. & Adams, M. A., 2000, Plant Form and Function - Adaptation to Stress. Bell, T. L. & Smit, A. J. (eds.). Univ. of Western Australia ed. Western Australia, Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, Vol. N/A. p. 73

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

16 Citations (Scopus)
Phloem
Xylem
Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus globulus
branches
23 Citations (Scopus)
leaf oils
cineole
Eucalyptus
coppice
oils

What roots leave behind: structural and developmental patterns of roots that modify the root/soil environment.

Mccully, M. E. & Pate, J., 2000, Plant Form and Function - Adaptation to Stress. Bell, T. L. & Smit, A. J. (eds.). Univ. of Western Australia ed. Western Australia, Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Legumes in Mediterranean Agriculture, Vol. N/A. p. 54-55

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

1999

Anatomical features of Restionaceae and allied families

Pate, J. & Delfs, J. C., 1999, Australian Rushes: biology, identification and conservation of Restionaceae and allied families. Meney, K. A. & Pate, J. S. (eds.). Nedlands, W.A.: UWA Publishing, Vol. N/A. p. 57-70

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

55 Citations (Scopus)

Application of the ecosystem mimic concept to the species-rich Banksia woodlands of Western Australia.

Pate, J. & Bell, T. L., 1999, In : Agroforestry Systems. 45, p. 303-341

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Banksia
Western Australia
woodlands
woodland
ecosystems
29 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the performance of woody plants in uptake and utilisation of carbon, water and nutrients.

Pate, J. & Dawson, T. E., 1999, In : Agroforestry Systems. 45, p. 245-275

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phloem
woody plant
woody plants
sap
stable isotopes