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

  • 10646 Citations
  • 52 h-Index
1995 …2021
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Research Output 1995 2019

1995

The state of knowledge of the agronomy and management of tagasaste in W.A.: a critical review

Colmer, T., 1995, CLIMA Tagasaste Review Workshop, Yanchep, Western Australia. Perth, W.A.: CLIMA, p. 2-5

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

1996
71 Citations (Scopus)

Interactive effects of Ca2+ and NaCl salinity on the ionic relations and proline accumulation in the primary root tip of Sorghum bicolor

Colmer, T., Fan, T. W. M., Higashi, M. & Lauchli, A., 1996, In : Physiologia Plantarum. 97, p. 421-424

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sorghum
Meristem
Salinity
Sorghum bicolor
Proline
49 Citations (Scopus)

Interactive effects of salinity, nitrogen, and sulphur on the organic solutes in Spartina alterniflora leaf blades

Colmer, T., Fan, T. W. M., Lauchli, A. & Higashi, R. M., 1996, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 47, No 296, p. 369-375

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spartina alterniflora
Asparagine
Salinity
Sulfur
Proline
1998
119 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of NH4+ and NO3- net fluxes along roots of rice and maize

Colmer, T. & Bloom, A. J., 1998, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 21, p. 240-246

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of foliar applications of glycinebetaine on stomatal conductance, abscisic acid and solute concentrations in leaves of salt- or drought-stressed tomato

Makela, P., Munns, R., Colmer, T., Condon, A. G. & Peltonen-Sainio, P., 1998, In : AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY. 25, p. 655-663

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abscisic Acid
Droughts
betaine
foliar application
Lycopersicon esculentum
35 Citations (Scopus)
Plant Leaves
Organic acids
Plant Extracts
Gas chromatography
Gas Chromatography
147 Citations (Scopus)

The barrier to radial oxygen loss from roots of rice (Oryza sativa L.) is induced by growth in stagnant solution

Colmer, T., Gibberd, M. R., Wiengweera, A. & Tinh, T. K., 1998, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 49, 325, p. 1431-1436

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oryza sativa
Genotype
Oxygen
Porosity
oxygen

Water Use and Drought Tolerance in Turf Grasses : New Research in Western Australia

Short, D. & Colmer, T., 1998, In : Irrigation Australia. 13, 2, p. 4-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999
28 Citations (Scopus)

A lack of aerenchyma and high rates of radial oxygen loss from the root base contribute to the waterlogging intolerance of Brassica napus

Voesenek, L. A. C., Armstrong, W., Bogemann, G. M., Mcdonald, M. P. & Colmer, T., 1999, In : AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY. 26, p. 87-93

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brassica napus
flooded conditions
Oxygen
oxygen
Agar

Chapter 17 - Salt: an environmental stress

Adam, P., Borowitzka, M. A., Colmer, T., Kriedemann, P. E., Munns, R. E., Rengasamy, P., Storey, R. & Walker, R. R., 1999, In : Atwell, P.. 1, 1, p. 546 - 574

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

112 Citations (Scopus)

Radial oxygen loss from intact roots of Halophila ovalis as a function of distance behind the root tip and shoot illumination

Connell, E. L., Colmer, T. & Walker, D., 1999, In : Aquatic Botany. 63, p. 219-228

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Halophila
root tips
lighting
shoot
oxygen
40 Citations (Scopus)

Root Porosity and oxygen movement in waterlogging-tolerant Trifolium tomentosum and -intolerant Trifolium glomeratum

Gibberd, M. R., Colmer, T. & Cocks, P. S., 1999, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 22, 9, p. 1161-1168

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Citations (Scopus)

Salt tolerance in the Halophyte Halosarcia pergranulata subsp. pergranulata

Short, D. C. & Colmer, T., 1999, In : Annals of Botany. 83, p. 207-213

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

salt tolerance
sap
shoots
salinity
osmotic pressure
91 Citations (Scopus)
Sugar Alcohols
Sugar Acids
Tissue Extracts
Organic acids
Plant Extracts
2000
29 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of Dimethylsulphoniopropionate (DMSP), Betaines and other organic solutes in plant tissue extracts using HPLC

Colmer, T., Corradini, F., Cawthray, G. & Otte, M. L., 2000, In : Phytochemical Analysis. 11, p. 163-168

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Betaine
Tissue Extracts
Plant Extracts
betaine
Proline
216 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in growth, porosity, and radial oxygen loss from adventitious roots of selected mono- and dicotyledonous wetland species with contrasting types of aerenchyma.

Visser, E. J. W., Colmer, T., Blom, C. W. P. M. & Voesenek, L. A. C. J., 2000, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 23, p. 1237-1245

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2001
97 Citations (Scopus)
flooded conditions
Triticum
Soil
wheat
shoots
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects on growth and development of individual chromosomes from slow-growing Lophopyrum elongatum Love when incorporated in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Mcdonald, M. P., Galwey, N. W., Ellneskog-Staam, P. & Colmer, T., 2001, In : Annals of Botany. 88, p. 215-223

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thinopyrum elongatum
chromosome substitution
chromosome addition
growth and development
Triticum aestivum

Evaluation of Fly Ash as a Soil Amendment for Horticulture on Sandy Soils

Pathan, S. M., Aylmore, L. A. G. & Colmer, T., 2001, Coal's International Future: The Technical Challenge. Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle ed. USA: Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Vol. not applicable. p. 51-53

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

32 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of Lophopyrum elongatum as a source of genetic diversity to increase the waterlogging tolerance of hexaploid wheat (Tricicum aestivum)

Mcdonald, M. P., Galwey, N. W., Ellneskog-Staam, P. & Colmer, T., 2001, In : New Phytologist. 151, p. 369-380

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
Cotyledon
coleoptiles
Seedlings
Fermentation
hypoxia

Fly Ash Amendment of Sandy Soil to Improve Water and Nutrient Use Efficiency in Turf Culture

Pathan, S. M., Aylmore, L. A. G., Aylmore, G. & Colmer, T., 2001, International Turfgrass Society Research Journal Volume 9. Carey, K. (ed.). Toronto, Ontario ed. Oakville, Ontario, Canada: International Turfgrass Society, Vol. 9. p. 33-39

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Maximising Turf Quality, Minimising Nutrient Leaching

Barton, L. & Colmer, T., 2001, Australian Turfgrass Management. George, P. (ed.). Australia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

Reducing water use by turf grasses in a Mediterranean environment: evaluation of diverse species

Short, D. & Colmer, T., 2001, Australian Turfgrass Management. George, P. (ed.). Australia - Australian Golf Course Super

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

Turning water into oil - Physiology and Efficiency

Turner, D., Neuhaus, A., Colmer, T., Blight, A. & Whiley, A., 2001, Talking Avocados. Scotney, C. (ed.). Bundaberg, Qld

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

81 Citations (Scopus)

Waterlogging tolerance among a diverse range of Trifolium accessions is related to root porosity, lateral root formation and 'aerotropic rooting'.

Gibberd, M. R., Gray, J. D., Cocks, P. S. & Colmer, T., 2001, In : Annals of Botany. 88, p. 579-589

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trifolium
flooded conditions
porosity
rooting
root systems
95 Citations (Scopus)
2002
26 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced leaching of nitrate, ammonium and phosphorus in a sandy soil by fly ash amendment

Pathan, S. M., Aylmore, L. A. G. & Colmer, T., 2002, In : Australian Journal of Soil Research. 40, p. 1201-1211

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fly ash
ammonium nitrate
sandy soil
sandy soils
leaching
153 Citations (Scopus)

Short-term waterlogging has long-term effects on the growth and physiology of wheat

Malik, I., Colmer, T., Lambers, H., Setter, T. L. & Schortemeyer, M., 2002, In : New Phytologist. 153, p. 225-236

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flooded conditions
Triticum
long term effects
physiology
wheat
114 Citations (Scopus)

Similarity and diversity in adventitious root anatomy as related to root aeration among a range of wetland and dryland grass species

Mcdonald, M. P., Galwey, N. W. & Colmer, T., 2002, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 25, 3, p. 441-445

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial patterns of radial oxygen loss and nitrate nex flux along adventitious roots of rice raised in aerated or stagnant solution

Rubinigg, M., Stulen, I., Elzenga, J. T. M. & Colmer, T., 2002, In : Functional Plant Biology. 29, p. 1475-1481

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

adventitious roots
nitrates
oxygen
rice
rhizosphere
2003
243 Citations (Scopus)
adventitious roots
aeration
paddies
porosity
Oryza sativa
61 Citations (Scopus)
adventitious roots
Triticum
wheat
agar
Agar
40 Citations (Scopus)
Seedlings
hypoxia
Genotype
Cotyledon
Glucose
43 Citations (Scopus)

De-submergence-induced ethylene production in Rumex palustris: regulation and ecophysiological significance

Voesenek, L. A. C., Jackson, M. B., Toebes, A. H. W., Huibers, W., Vriezen, W. H. & Colmer, T., 2003, In : The Plant Journal. 33, 2, p. 341-352

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rumex palustris
Rumex
submergence
ethylene production
1-aminocyclopropanecarboxylate synthase
86 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity in root aeration traits associated with waterlogging tolerance in the genus Hordeum

Garthwaite, A. J., Von Bothmer, R. & Colmer, T., 2003, In : Functional Plant Biology. 30, 8, p. 875-889

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hordeum
adventitious roots
flooded conditions
aeration
genome
41 Citations (Scopus)

Growth of tomato and an ABA-deficient mutant (sitiens) under saline conditions

Makela, P., Munns, R., Colmer, T. & Peltonen-Sainio, P., 2003, In : Physiologia Plantarum. 117, 1, p. 58-63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lycopersicon esculentum
Genotype
tomatoes
mutants
Growth
684 Citations (Scopus)
aeration
Gases
Rhizosphere
Wetlands
Oxygen
104 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of Several Fly Ash Materials in Relation to Use as Soil Amendments

Pathan, S. M., Aylmore, G. & Colmer, T., 2003, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 32, 2, p. 687-693

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil amendment
Fly ash
fly ash
Soils
soil
20 Citations (Scopus)
coleoptiles
hypoxia
uptake mechanisms
rice
fruits
37 Citations (Scopus)

Soil properties and turf growth on a sandy soil amended with fly ash

Pathan, S. M., Aylmore, G. & Colmer, T., 2003, In : Plant and Soil. 256, 1, p. 103-114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fly ash
lawns and turf
sandy soil
sandy soils
soil properties
2004
40 Citations (Scopus)

Expression of α-expansin genes during root acclimations to O2 deficiency in Rumex palustris

Colmer, T., Peeters, A. J. M., Wagemaker, C. A. M., Vriezen, W. H., Ammerlaan, A. & Voesenek, L. A. C. J., 2004, In : Plant Molecular Biology. 56, 3, p. 423-437

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rumex palustris
Rumex
expansins
Acclimatization
acclimation

Irrigation and fertilizer strategies for minimizing nitrogen leaching from turfgrass

Barton, L. & Colmer, T., 2004, New Directions for a diverse planet: Proceedings for the 4th International Crop Science Congress. Fischer, T., Turner, N., Angus, J., McIntyre, L., Robertson, M., Borrell, A. & Lloyd, D. (eds.). Brisbane, Australia ed. Gosford, NSW, Australia: The Regional Institute Ltd, Vol. 7. p. n/a

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Salt tolerace, biotechnology and plant improvement: a review of progress in barley and wheat

Colmer, T., Munns, R. & Flowers, T., 2004, Salinity Solutions, Proceedings of the 11th Australian Agronomy Conference. Ridley, A., Feikema, P., Bennett, S., Rogers, M. J., Wilkinson, R. & Hirth, J. (eds.). Bendigo, Victoria ed. Tasmania: Conference Design Pty Ltd, Vol. na. p. 1-5

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2005
52 Citations (Scopus)

EST-derived SSR markers from defined regions of the wheat genome to identify Lophopyrum elongatum specific loci

Mullan, D. J., Platteter, A., Teakle, N., Appels, R., Colmer, T., Anderson, J. M. & Francki, M. G., 2005, In : Genome. 48, 5, p. 811-822

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thinopyrum elongatum
Microsatellite Repeats
Triticum
Genome
microsatellite repeats
92 Citations (Scopus)

Ethylene regulates fast apoplastic acidification and expansin A transcription during submergence-induced petiole elongation in Rumex palustris

Vreeburg, R. A. M., Benschop, J. J., Peeters, A. J. M., Colmer, T., Ammerlaan, A. H. M., Staal, M., Elzenga, T. M., Staals, R. H. J., Darley, C. P., Mcqueen-Mason, S. J. & Voesenek, L. A. C. J., 2005, In : The Plant Journal. 43, 4, p. 597-610

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rumex palustris
Rumex
expansins
submergence
acidification
184 Citations (Scopus)

Improving salt tolerance of wheat and barley: future prospects

Colmer, T., Munns, R. & Flowers, T., 2005, In : Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 45, 11, p. 1425-1443

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salt-Tolerance
Hordeum
salt tolerance
Triticum
barley
14 Citations (Scopus)
solutes
hypoxia
lipid peroxidation
oxidative stress
antioxidant activity
11 Citations (Scopus)
Cotyledon
coleoptiles
ethanol production
energy requirements
hypoxia
51 Citations (Scopus)

Morphology, Anatomy and Histochemistry of Salicornioideae (Chenopodiaceae) Fruits and Seeds

Shepherd, K., Macfarlane, T. D. & Colmer, T., 2005, In : Annals of Botany. 95, 6, p. 971-933

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amaranthaceae
histochemistry
embryo (plant)
fruits
seeds