• The University of Western Australia (M086), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 1012, NW Wing Agriculture Building, Perth campus

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 2712 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
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Personal profile

Biography

PhD in Plant Nutrition in 1999, from South China Agricultural University;
Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, at The University of Bonn, Germany, during 2000-2001;
Research Associate, at The University of Western Australia, in 2001-2003;
Research Fellow, UWA, since 2004;
Senior Research Fellow, UWA, since 2010;
Principle Research Fellow, UWA, since 2016

Roles and responsibilities

Reaearch and supervision of PhD students and visiting academics on herbicide resistance biochemistry and molecular biology

Future research

Herbicide resistance biochemistry, genetics and evolution

Funding overview

AUS$600,000, 2006-2009, ARC Linkage project
AUS$78,100, 2009-2010, Australian Weed Research Council
AUS$112,000, 2011-2012, RIRDC
AUS$359,000, 2013-2016, ARC Discovery
AUS$452,561, 2014-2017, ARC Linkage

AUS$483,182, 2018-2021, ARC linkage

Current projects

Gene discovery for herbicide metabolic resistance
Trifluralin resistance mechanisms
Glyphosate resistance mechanisms
Metribuzine resistance mechanisms

Quinclorqac resistance mechanisms

Industrial relevance

Collabration with Bayer CropScience, Germany, on non-targe-site-based herbicide resistance gene discovery

Research

Biochemical and molecular basis of herbicide resistance

Languages

English
Chinese

Keywords

  • Herbicide resistance—physiology and biochemistry

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Research Output 2001 2019

  • 2712 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 54 Article
  • 4 Conference paper
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)
Raphanus raphanistrum
atrazine
radishes
photosystem II
bromoxynil
1 Citation (Scopus)

Do plants pay a fitness cost to be resistant to glyphosate?

Vila-Aiub, M. M., Yu, Q. & Powles, S. B., 8 Feb 2019, In : New Phytologist.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

glyphosate
Phosphates
phosphates
Costs and Cost Analysis
Enzymes

Genetic inheritance of dinitroaniline resistance in an annual ryegrass population

Chen, J., Lu, H., Han, H., Yu, Q., Sayer, C. & Powles, S., 1 Jun 2019, In : Plant Science. 283, p. 189-194 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trifluralin
trifluralin
Lolium
inheritance (genetics)
Population
metribuzin
Raphanus raphanistrum
Raphanus
radishes
Metabolism
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dinitroaniline herbicide resistance in a multiple-resistant Lolium rigidum population

Chen, J., Yu, Q., Owen, M., Han, H. & Powles, S., Apr 2018, In : Pest Management Science. 74, 4, p. 925-932

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dinitroaniline herbicides
Herbicide Resistance
Lolium rigidum
Lolium
herbicide resistance

Projects 2003 2020