Lucy Commander

Dr

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 489 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
20062019
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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 489 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 1 Web publication/site
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
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2019

Assessment of the Diversity of Fungal Community Composition Associated With Vachellia pachyceras and Its Rhizosphere Soil From Kuwait Desert

Suleiman, M. K., Dixon, K., Commander, L., Nevill, P., Quoreshi, A. M., Bhat, N. R., Manuvel, A. J. & Sivadasan, M. T., 31 Jan 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, JAN, 18 p., 63.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Demographic, seed and microsite limitations to seedling recruitment in semi-arid mine site restoration

Commander, L. E., Merino-Martín, L., Elliott, C. P., Miller, B. P., Dixon, K. & Stevens, J., 6 May 2019, In : Plant and Soil.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

demographic statistics
seedling
dormancy
seed
germination
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluating the diversity and composition of bacterial communities associated with Vachellia pachyceras - the only existing native tree species in the Kuwait desert

Suleiman, M. K., Dixon, K., Commander, L., Nevill, P., Quoreshi, A. M., Bhat, N. R., Manuvel, A. J. & Sivadasan, M. T., Mar 2019, In : Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 65, 3, p. 235-251 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seed germination niche across habitats: an introduction to this special issue

Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Fidelis, A. & Commander, L., 15 Oct 2019, In : Folia Geobotanica.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mine waste
seedling emergence
dry environmental conditions
arid environment
topsoil
2018
13 Citations (Scopus)

A research agenda for seed-trait functional ecology

Saatkamp, A., Cochrane, A., Commander, L., Guja, LK., Jimenez-Alfaro, B., Larson, J., Nicotra, A., Poschlod, P., Silveira, F. A. O., Cross, AT., Dalziell, E. L., Dickie, J., Erickson, T. E., Fidelis, A., Fuchs, A., Golos, P. J., Hope, M., Lewandrowski, W., Merritt, D. J., Miller, B. P. & 9 othersMiller, RG., Offord, C. A., Ooi, M. K. J., Satyanti, A., Sommerville, K. D., Tangney, R., Tomlinson, S., Turner, S. & Walck, J. L., 30 Sep 2018, In : New Phytologist.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ecology
Seeds
ecology
seeds
Research
1 Citation (Scopus)

Seed germinability and longevity influences regeneration of Acacia gerrardii

Suleiman, M. K., Dixon, K., Commander, L., Nevill, P., Bhat, N. R., Islam, M. A., Jacob, S. & Thomas, R., 1 May 2018, In : Plant Ecology. 219, 5, p. 591-609 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regeneration
germination
seed
scarification
seeds
2017
42 Citations (Scopus)

A framework for the practical science necessary to restore sustainable, resilient, and biodiverse ecosystems

Miller, B. P., Sinclair, E. A., Menz, M. H. M., Elliott, C. P., Bunn, E., Commander, L. E., Dalziell, E., David, E., Davis, B., Erickson, T. E., Golos, P. J., Krauss, S. L., Lewandrowski, W., Mayence, C. E., Merino-Martin, L., Merritt, D. J., Nevill, P. G., Phillips, R. D., Ritchie, A. L., Ruoss, S. & 1 othersStevens, J. C., Jul 2017, In : Restoration Ecology. 25, 4, p. 605-617 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions between seed functional traits and burial depth regulate germination and seedling emergence under water stress in species from semi-arid environments

Merino-Martín, L., Courtauld, C., Commander, L., Turner, S., Lewandrowski, W. & Stevens, J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 147, p. 25-33 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seedling emergence
dry environmental conditions
arid environment
water stress
germination
14 Citations (Scopus)

Overcoming topsoil deficits in restoration of semiarid lands: Designing hydrologically favourable soil covers for seedling emergence

Merino-Martín, L., Commander, L., Mao, Z., Stevens, J. C., Miller, B. P., Golos, P. J., Mayence, C. E. & Dixon, K., 1 Aug 2017, In : Ecological Engineering. 105, p. 102-117 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seedling emergence
soil cover
topsoil
Restoration
Soils
11 Citations (Scopus)

Seed germination traits of desert perennials

Commander, L. E., Golos, P. J., Miller, B. P. & Merritt, D. J., Sep 2017, In : Plant Ecology. 218, 9, p. 1077-1091 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

deserts
germination
seed germination
desert
seed
2016
64 Citations (Scopus)

Seed germination traits can contribute better to plant community ecology

Jimenez-Alfaro, B., Silveira, F. O. O., Fidelis, A., Poschlod, P. & Commander, L. E., 2016, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 4 Jan 2016, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plant ecology
community ecology
plant community
plant communities
germination
2015
133 Citations (Scopus)

The ecophysiology of seed persistence: a mechanistic view of the journey to germination or demise

Long, R., Gorecki, M., Renton, M., Scott, J., Colville, L., Goggin, D., Commander, L., Westcott, L. E., Cherry, H. & Finch-Savage, W. E., 2015, In : Biological Reviews. 90, 1, p. 31-59

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
26 Citations (Scopus)

A continental-scale study of seed lifespan in experimental storage examining seed, plant, and environmental traits associated with longevity

Merritt, D., Martyn, A. J., Ainsley, P. J., Young, R. E., Seed, L. U., Thorpe, M., Hay, F., Commander, L., Shackelford, N., Offord, C. A., Dixon, K. & Probert, R. J., 2014, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 23, 5, p. 1081-1104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spermatophytina
seed
seeds
probit analysis
buried seeds
2013
15 Citations (Scopus)

Optimising seed broadcasting and greenstock planting for restoration in the Australian arid zone

Commander, L., Rokich, D., Renton, M., Dixon, K. & Merritt, D., 2013, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 88, p. 226-235

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arid zones
seedling
planting
seed
seedlings
2010
22 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-Activity Relationship of Karrikin Germination Stimulants

Flematti, G., Scaffidi, A., Goddard-Borger, E. D., Heath, C., Nelson, D., Commander, L., Stick, R., Dixon, K., Smith, S. & Ghisalberti, E., 2010, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58, p. 8612-8617

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
9 Citations (Scopus)

Germination behaviour of Astroloma xerophyllum (Ericaceae), a species with woody indehiscent endocarps

Turner, S. R., Commander, L., Baskin, J. M., Baskin, C. C. & Dixon, K., 2009, In : Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 160, 3, p. 299-311

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

endocarp
Ericaceae
germination
seed
seeds
47 Citations (Scopus)

Seed biology of Australian arid zone species: Germination of 18 species used for rehabilitation

Commander, L., Merritt, D., Rokich, D. & Dixon, K., 2009, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 73, 6-7, p. 617-625

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rehabilitation (people)
arid zones
germination
Biological Sciences
seeds
23 Citations (Scopus)

The role of after-ripening in promoting germination of arid zone seeds: a study on six Australian species

Commander, L., Merritt, D., Rokich, D. & Dixon, K., 2009, In : Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161, 4, p. 411-421

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

after-ripening
ripening
arid zones
germination
seed
2008
27 Citations (Scopus)
109 Downloads (Pure)

Seed germination of Solanum spp. (Solanaceae) for use in rehabilitation and commercial industries

Commander, L. E., Merritt, D., Rokich, D., Flematti, G. & Dixon, K., 2008, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 56, 4, p. 333-341

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Solanaceae
Solanum
germination
seed germination
smoke
2006
26 Citations (Scopus)

Ecophysiology of Seed Dormancy in the Australian Endemic Species Acanthocarpus preissii (Dasypogonaceae)

Turner, S., Merritt, D., Ridley, E. C., Commander, L., Baskin, J. M., Baskin, C. C. & Dixon, K., 2006, In : Annals of Botany. 98, 6, p. 1137-1144

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dasypogonaceae
ecophysiology
seed dormancy
indigenous species
seed stratification