Tim Colmer

Professor, BSc(Agric) W.Aust., PhD Calif.

  • The University of Western Australia (M460), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 1.032, Agriculture North Wing, Faculty of Science, Perth Campus

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 10394 Citations
  • 52 h-Index
1995 …2021
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Research Output 1995 2019

2019
submergence
stem elongation
Gases
gases
Gene Expression
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Energy costs of salinity tolerance in crop plants

Tyerman, S. D., Munns, R., Fricke, W., Arsova, B., Barkla, B. J., Bose, J., Bramley, H., Byrt, C., Chen, Z., Colmer, T. D., Cuin, T., Day, D. A., Foster, KJ., Gilliham, M., Henderson, S. W., Horie, T., Jenkins, C. L. D., Kaiser, B. N., Katsuhara, M., Plett, D. & 12 othersMiklavcic, S. J., Roy, S. J., Rubio, F., Shabala, S., Shelden, M., Soole, K., Taylor, N. L., Tester, M., Watt, M., Wege, S., Wegner, L. H. & Wen, Z., 1 Jan 2019, In : New Phytologist. 221, 1, p. 25-29 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Friend or Foe? Chloride Patterning in Halophytes

Bazihizina, N., Colmer, T. D., Cuin, T. A., Mancuso, S. & Shabala, S., Feb 2019, In : Trends in Plant Science. 24, 2, p. 142-151 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Osmotic adjustment and energy limitations to plant growth in saline soil

Munns, R., Passioura, J. B., Colmer, T. D. & Byrt, C. S., 21 Apr 2019, In : New Phytologist.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

saline soils
Soil
plant growth
energy
Growth
1 Citation (Scopus)

Resequencing of 429 chickpea accessions from 45 countries provides insights into genome diversity, domestication and agronomic traits

Varshney, R. K., Thudi, M., Roorkiwal, M., He, W., Upadhyaya, H. D., Yang, W., Bajaj, P., Cubry, P., Rathore, A., Jian, J., Doddamani, D., Khan, A. W., Garg, V., Chitikineni, A., Xu, D., Gaur, P. M., Singh, N. P., Chaturvedi, S. K., Nadigatla, G. V. P. R., Krishnamurthy, L. & 20 othersDixit, G. P., Fikre, A., Kimurto, P. K., Sreeman, S. M., Bharadwaj, C., Tripathi, S., Wang, J., Lee, S-H., Edwards, D., Polavarapu, K. K. B., Penmetsa, R. V., Crossa, J., Nguyen, H. T., Siddique, K. H. M., Colmer, T. D., Sutton, T., von Wettberg, E., Vigouroux, Y., Xu, X. & Liu, X., May 2019, In : Nature Genetics. 51, 5, p. 857-+ 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hexanoic acid
Acclimatization
organic acids and salts
acclimation
Caproates
1 Citation (Scopus)

Root phenotypes of dwarf and "overgrowth" SLN1 barley mutants, and implications for hypoxic stress tolerance

Moriconi, J., Kotula, L., Santa-Maria, G. E. & Colmer, T. D., 2019, In : Journal of Plant Physiology. 234, p. 60-70 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity of chickpea and faba bean to root-zone hypoxia, elevated ethylene, and carbon dioxide

Munir, R., Konnerup, D., Khan, H. A., Siddique, K. H. M. & Colmer, T. D., 1 Jan 2019, In : Plant Cell and Environment. 42, 1, p. 85-97 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cicer
Vicia faba
faba beans
Carbon Dioxide
hypoxia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tolerance of roots to low oxygen: ‘Anoxic’ cores, the phytoglobin-nitric oxide cycle, and energy or oxygen sensing

Armstrong, W., Beckett, P. M., Colmer, T. D., Setter, T. L. & Greenway, H., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Plant Physiology. 239, p. 92-108 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

nitric oxide
Nitric Oxide
Oxygen
oxygen
hypoxia
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

CO2 and O2 dynamics in leaves of aquatic plants with C3 or CAM photosynthesis - application of a novel CO2 microsensor

Pedersen, O., Colmer, T. D., Garcia-Robledo, E. & Revsbech, N. P., 24 Sep 2018, In : Annals of Botany. 122, 4, p. 605-615 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crassulacean acid metabolism
aquatic plants
photosynthesis
carbon dioxide
leaves
12 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
marker-assisted selection
drought tolerance
single nucleotide polymorphism
chromosome mapping
genome
6 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf gas films contribute to rice (Oryza sativa) submergence tolerance during saline floods

Herzog, M., Konnerup, D., Pedersen, O., Winkel, A. & Colmer, T. D., May 2018, In : Plant Cell and Environment. 41, 5, p. 885-897 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

submergence
Oryza sativa
Gases
gases
rice
3 Citations (Scopus)
Sulfides
sulfides
seagrass
cable
colonization
22 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of root traits for internal aeration and tolerance to soil waterlogging-flooding stress

Yamauchi, T., Colmer, T. D., Pedersen, O. & Nakazono, M., 1 Feb 2018, In : Plant Physiology. 176, 2, p. 1118-1130 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

9 Citations (Scopus)

Rice leaf hydrophobicity and gas films are conferred by a wax synthesis gene (LGF1) and contribute to flood tolerance

Kurokawa, Y., Nagai, K., Huan, P. D., Shimazaki, K., Qu, H., Mori, Y., Toda, Y., Kuroha, T., Hayashi, N., Aiga, S., Itoh, J. I., Yoshimura, A., Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Ohta, H., Shimojima, M., Malik, A. I., Pedersen, O., Colmer, T. D. & Ashikari, M., 1 Jun 2018, In : New Phytologist. 218, 4, p. 1558-1569 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waxes
hydrophobicity
Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions
waxes
films (materials)
6 Citations (Scopus)
Atriplex
Atriplex nummularia
soil salinization
Groundwater
soil solution
2 Citations (Scopus)

Waterlogging of Winter Crops at Early and Late Stages: Impacts on Leaf Physiology, Growth and Yield

Antonella Ploschuk, R., Julio Miralles, D., Colmer, T. D., Leonardo Ploschuk, E. & Gabriel Striker, G., 20 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 9, 15 p., 1863.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
Melilotus siculus
forage legumes
flooded conditions
nitrates
oxygen
2017
10 Citations (Scopus)

A major locus involved in the formation of the radial oxygen loss barrier in adventitious roots of teosinte Zea nicaraguensis is located on the short-arm of chromosome 3

Watanabe, K., Takahashi, H., Sato, S., Nishiuchi, S., Omori, F., Malik, A. I., Colmer, T. D., Mano, Y. & Nakazono, M., 1 Feb 2017, In : Plant Cell and Environment. 40, 2, p. 304-316 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zea nicaraguensis
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 3
Zea
adventitious roots
Zea mays
9 Citations (Scopus)
Hordeum marinum
adventitious roots
flooded conditions
suberization
suberin
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Review of Warm-Season Turfgrass Evapotranspiration, Responses to Deficit Irrigation, and Drought Resistance

Colmer, T. & Barton, L., 27 Mar 2017, In : Crop Science. 57, p. S98-S110

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

deficit irrigation
turf grasses
warm season
drought tolerance
evapotranspiration
21 Citations (Scopus)

Community recommendations on terminology and procedures used in flooding and low oxygen stress research

Sasidharan, R., Bailey-Serres, J., Ashikari, M., Atwell, B. J., Colmer, T. D., Fagerstedt, K., Fukao, T., Geigenberger, P., Hebelstrup, K. H., Hill, R. D., Holdsworth, M. J., Ismail, A. M., Licausi, F., Mustroph, A., Nakazono, M., Pedersen, O., Perata, P., Sauter, M., Shih, M. C., Sorrell, B. K. & 6 othersStriker, G., van Dongen, J. T., Whelan, J., Xiao, S., Visser, E. J. W. & Voesenek, L. A. C. J., 9 Mar 2017, In : New Phytologist. 214, 4, p. 1403–1407

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Differential responses of three coastal grassland species to seawater flooding

Hanley, M. E., Grove, T. L., Cawthray, G. R. & Colmer, T. D., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Plant Ecology. 10, 2, p. 322-330

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flooding
seawater
grasslands
grassland
Leontodon
3 Citations (Scopus)

Energetics of acclimation to NaCl by submerged, anoxic rice seedlings

Kurniasih, B., Greenway, H. & Colmer, T. D., 2017, In : Annals of Botany. 119, 1, p. 129-142 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coleoptiles
acclimation
hypoxia
rice
seedlings
5 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of root porosity and radial oxygen loss of disomic addition lines of Hordeum marinum in wheat

Konnerup, D., Malik, A. I. I., Islam, A. K. M. R. & Colmer, T. D., 2017, In : Functional Plant Biology. 44, 4, p. 400-409 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hordeum marinum
disomics
porosity
chromosome addition
oxygen
28 Citations (Scopus)

Flooding tolerance of forage legumes

Striker, G. G. & Colmer, T. D., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 68, 8, p. 1851-1872

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

flooding tolerance
Trifolium
Nitrogen Fixation
Medicago sativa
forage legumes

Hydraulic redistribution: limitations for plants in saline soils

Bazihizina, N., Veneklaas, E. J., Barrett-Lennard, E. G. & Colmer, T. D., 1 Oct 2017, In : Plant Cell and Environment. 40, 10, p. 2437-2446 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

saline soils
fluid mechanics
Soil
Salinity
Water
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)

Revealing the roles of GORK channels and NADPH oxidase in acclimation to hypoxia in Arabidopsis

Wang, F., Chen, Z. H., Liu, X., Colmer, T. D., Shabala, L., Salih, A., Zhou, M. & Shabala, S., 1 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 68, 12, p. 3191-3204 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
NADPH Oxidase
Acclimatization
Arabidopsis
hypoxia
acclimation

Uptake of inorganic phosphorus by the aquatic plant Isoetes australis inhabiting oligotrophic vernal rock pools

Christiansen, N. H., Pulido, C., Pedersen, O., Colmer, T. D., Andersen, F., Jensen, H. S. & Konnerup, D., 1 Feb 2017, In : Aquatic Botany. 138, p. 64-73 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isoetes
rock pool
inorganic phosphorus
aquatic plant
aquatic plants
11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Salt-Tolerance
Cicer
salt tolerance
Sucrose
Carbon
2016
38 Citations (Scopus)
Photosynthesis
aeration
tides
heat stress
Respiration
11 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf gas films, underwater photosynthesis and plant species distributions in a flood gradient

Winkel, A., Visser, E. J. W., Colmer, T., Brodersen, K. P., Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Sand-Jensen, K. & Pedersen, O., 2016, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 39, 7, p. 1537-1548

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Dispersal
Photosynthesis
biogeography
Gases
gases
8 Citations (Scopus)
Bryophyta
Photosynthesis
mosses and liverworts
Soil
photosynthesis
46 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms of waterlogging tolerance in wheat - a review of root and shoot physiology

Herzog, M., Striker, G. G., Colmer, T. D. & Pedersen, O., May 2016, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 39, 5, p. 1068-1086

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

flooded conditions
Triticum
physiology
wheat
shoots
129 Citations (Scopus)
323 Downloads (Pure)

Neglecting legumes has compromised human health and sustainable food production

Foyer, C., Lam, H. M., Nguyen, H. T., Siddique, K., Varshney, R., Colmer, T., Cowling, W., Bramley, H., Mori, T., Hodgson, J., Cooper, J. W., Miller, A. J., Kunert, K., Vorster, J., Cullis, C., Ozga, J. A., Wahlqvist, M. L., Liang, Y., Shou, H., Shi, K. & 6 othersYu, J., Fodor, N., Kaiser, B. N., Wong, F. L., Valliyodan, B. & Considine, M., 2 Aug 2016, In : Nature Plants. 2, 8, p. 1-10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
food production
human health
legumes
food security
range improvement
18 Citations (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Photosynthesis
photosynthesis
Zosteraceae
Carbon
Light

Physiological Adaptations to Wetland Habitats

Armstrong, W. & Colmer, T. D., 5 Dec 2016, The Wetland Book: I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods. Finlayson, C. M., Everard, M., Irvine, K., McInnes, R. J., Middleton, B. A., van Dam, A. A. & Davidson, N. C. (eds.). Netherlands: Springer, p. 383-79 Chapter 79-2. (Living Reference Work).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

26 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
halophytes
salinity
shoots
Bidens
saline soils
9 Citations (Scopus)

Salt sensitivity in chickpea is determined by sodium toxicity

Khan, H., Siddique, K. H. M. & Colmer, T. D., 2016, In : Planta. 244, 3, p. 623-637 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cicer
Salts
Sodium
sodium
toxicity
13 Citations (Scopus)
Cicer arietinum
salt stress
flowering
ions
salinity
46 Downloads (Pure)

Spectral detection of stress-related pigments in salt-lake succulent halophytic shrubs

Marchesini, V., Guerschman, J. P., Schweiggert, R. M., Colmer, T. & Veneklaas, E., Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 52, p. 457-463

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
saline lake
Chlorophyll
Pigments
Lakes
pigment
24 Citations (Scopus)

Tissue-specific root ion profiling reveals essential roles of the CAX and ACA calcium transport systems in response to hypoxia in Arabidopsis

Wang, F., Chen, Z-H., Liu, X., Colmer, T. D., Zhou, M. & Shabala, S., Jun 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 67, 12, p. 3747-3762 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)
165 Downloads (Pure)

Tissue tolerance: an essential but elusive trait for salt-tolerant crops

Munns, R., James, R. A., Gilliham, M., Flowers, T. J. & Colmer, T. D., 12 Oct 2016, In : Functional Plant Biology. 43, 12, p. 1103-1113 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
salts
crops
ions
genetic variation
saline soils

Turfgrass education, research and information in Australia: History, development and implications

Loch, D. S., Aldous, D. E., McMaugh, P. E., Colmer, T. D., Martin, P. M., Ford, P. G., Neylan, J. J., Burrup, D. H. & Dempsey, F. L., 8 Oct 2016, Acta Horticulturae: Proceedings of the III International Conference on Turfgrass Management and Science for Sports Fields. Nektarios, P. A. & McAuliffe, K. W. (eds.). International Society for Horticultural Science, Vol. 1122. p. 9-17 9 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 1122).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

educational research
turf grasses
industry
history
education
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
halophytes
submergence
oxygen
stems
photosynthesis
15 Citations (Scopus)
160 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus camaldulensis
arid lands
Photosynthesis
root systems
6 Citations (Scopus)