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

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

243 Citations (Scopus)
adventitious roots
aeration
paddies
porosity
Oryza sativa
61 Citations (Scopus)
adventitious roots
Triticum
wheat
agar
Agar
27 Citations (Scopus)

Aerenchyma Formation in Plants

Takahashi, H., Yamauchi, T., Colmer, T. & Nakazono, M., 2014, Low-Oxygen Stress in Plants, Oxygen Sensing and Adaptive Responses to Hypoxia. van Dongen, J. T. & Licausi, F. (eds.). 1 ed. United States: Springer, Vol. 21. p. 247 - 265 (Plant Cell Monographs).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

30 Citations (Scopus)

Aerenchymatous phellem in hypocotyl and roots enables O2 transport in Melilotus siculus

Teakle, N., Armstrong, J., Barrett-Lennard, E. & Colmer, T., 2011, In : New Phytologist. 190, p. 340

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

A GmAOX2b antisense gene compromises vegetative growth and seed production in soybean

Chai, T-T., Simmonds, D., Day, D. A., Colmer, T. & Finnegan, P., 2012, In : Planta. 236, p. 199 - 207

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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
7 Citations (Scopus)

Alternative oxidase, a determinant of plant gametophyte fitness and fecundity

Chai, T., Colmer, T. & Finnegan, P., 2010, In : Plant Signalling & Behavior. 5, 5, p. 604-606

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 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
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
10 Citations (Scopus)
Hordeum marinum
adventitious roots
flooded conditions
suberization
suberin
40 Citations (Scopus)
Seedlings
hypoxia
Genotype
Cotyledon
Glucose
24 Citations (Scopus)
20 Citations (Scopus)
Haloragis
Plant Roots
wetland plants
Wetlands
adventitious roots
47 Citations (Scopus)
Aneuploidy
Arabidopsis
Triticum
Salts
Genes
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
47 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of ICCV 2 × JG 62 chickpea progenies shows sensitivity of reproduction to salt stress and reveals QTL for seed yield and yield components

Vadez, V., Krishnamurthy, L., Thudi, M., Anuradha, C., Colmer, T., Turner, N., Siddique, K., Gaur, P. M. & Varshney, R. K., 2012, In : Molecular Breeding. June, p. 13pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of O2 diffusivity across the barrier to radial O 2 loss in adventitious roots of Hordeum marinum

Garthwaite, A. J., Armstrong, W. & Colmer, T., 2008, In : New Phytologist. 179, 2, p. 405-416

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hordeum marinum
Partial Pressure
adventitious roots
Hordeum
diffusivity

Carbon And Water Relations

Lambers, H., Colmer, T., Hassiotou, F., Mitchell, P. M., Poot, P., Shane, M. & Veneklaas, E., 2014, Plant Life on the Sandplains in Southwest Australia A Global Biodiversity Hotspot. Lambers, H. (ed.). 1 ed. Australia: UWA Publishing, p. 129 - 146

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

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

97 Citations (Scopus)
flooded conditions
Triticum
Soil
wheat
shoots

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

9 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the multigene family TaHKT 2;1 in bread wheat and the role of gene members in plant Na+ and K+ status

Ariyarathna, H. C. K., Ul Haq, T., Colmer, T. & Francki, M. G., 2014, In : BMC Plant Biology. 14, 1, p. 15pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
multigene family
wheat
aneuploidy
genes
pseudogenes
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
26 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

112 Citations (Scopus)
root growth
carbon dioxide
metabolism
soil
flooded conditions
69 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting dynamics of radial O2-loss barrier induction and aerenchyma formation in rice roots of two lengths

Shiono, K., Ogawa, S., Yamazaki, S., Isoda, H., Fujimura, T., Nakazono, M. & Colmer, T., 2011, In : Annals of Botany. 107, p. 89-99

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
halophytes
submergence
oxygen
stems
photosynthesis
18 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting water relations of three coastal tree species with different exposure to salinity

Carter, J. L., Veneklaas, E., Colmer, T., Eastham, J. & Hatton, T., 2006, In : Physiologia Plantarum. 127, 3, p. 360-373

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Casuarina obesa
Salinity
salinity
Water
Estuaries
23 Citations (Scopus)

Cullen - a native pasture legume shows promise for the low-medium rainfall cropping zone

Ryan, M., Bennett, R., Colmer, T., Real, D., Pang, J., Kroiss, L., Nicol, D. & Edmonds-Tibbett, T., 2008, Crop Updates 2008: Farming Systems Updates. Abrecht, D. (ed.). Burswood Entertainment Complex ed. Western Australia: DAFWA, Vol. 1. p. 142-145

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

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
11 Citations (Scopus)
water requirement
turf grasses
irrigation requirement
irrigation systems
Genotype

Development of Melilotus siculus - a new salt and waterlogging-tolerant annual fodder legume species for Mediterranean-type climates

Nichols, P., Craig, A. D., Bonython, A. L., Rogers, M. E., Ballard, R. A., Charman, N., Colmer, T., Hughes, S. J., Mcclements, D. R. & Barrett-Lennard, R., 2010, Sustainable Use of Genetic Diversity in Forage and Turf Breeding. Huyghe, C. (ed.). Inra Lusignan ed. France: Springer, p. 131-136 (Sustainable use of genetic diversity in forage and turf breeding).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

23 Citations (Scopus)

Development of wheat-Lophopyrum elongatum recombinant lines for enhanced sodium 'exclusion' during salinity stress

Mullan, D., Mirzaghaderi, G., Walker, E., Colmer, T. & Francki, M. G., 2009, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 119, 7, p. 1313-1323

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thinopyrum elongatum
Salinity
Triticum
salt stress
Sodium
submergence
stem elongation
Gases
gases
Gene Expression
5 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
27 Citations (Scopus)
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
58 Citations (Scopus)
258 Downloads (Pure)

Diversity in the genus Melilotus for tolerance to salinity and waterlogging

Rogers, M. E., Colmer, T., Frost, K., Henry, D., Cornwall, D., Hulm, E., Deretic, J., Hughes, S. R. & Craig, A. D., 2008, In : Plant and Soil. 304, 1-2, p. 89-101

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Melilotus
waterlogging
flooded conditions
dry matter accumulation
tolerance
86 Citations (Scopus)

Does anoxia tolerance involve altering the energy currency towards PPi?

Huang, S., Colmer, T. & Millar, H., 2008, In : Trends in Plant Science. 13, 5, p. 221-227

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hypoxia
energy
pyrophosphates
prokaryotic cells
enzymes
21 Citations (Scopus)

Does N fertiliser regime influence N leaching and quality of different-aged turfgrass (Pennisetum clandestinum) stands?

Barton, L., Wan, G. G. Y., Buck, R. & Colmer, T., 2009, In : Plant and Soil. 316, 1/2, p. 81-96

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pennisetum clandestinum
turf grasses
leaching
nitrogen fertilizers
fertilizer

Domesticating Australian native legumes for pastures: a case study in Cullen

Bennett, R., Ryan, M., Colmer, T. & Real, D., 2008, Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World. Conference, IRC. (ed.). Hohhot, China ed. China: Guangdong People's Publishing House, Vol. II. p. 523

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

6 Citations (Scopus)

Drought tolerances of three stem-succulent halophyte species of an inland semiarid salt lake system

Marchesini, V., Yin, C., Colmer, T. & Veneklaas, E., Nov 2014, In : Functional Plant Biology. 41, 12, p. 1230-1238 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drought tolerance
drought
salts
lakes
stems
4 Citations (Scopus)
Persea americana
avocados
fruit growing
rhizosphere
drying
5 Citations (Scopus)
Persea
root zone drying
Persea americana
avocados
signs and symptoms (plants)
17 Citations (Scopus)
182 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus camaldulensis
arid lands
Photosynthesis
root systems
17 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of cultural thatch-mat controls for young and mature Kikuyu turfgrass

Barton, L., Wan, G. G. Y., Buck, R. & Colmer, T., 2009, In : Agronomy Journal. 101, 1, p. 67-74

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thatch
turf grasses
top dressings
soil organic matter
Pennisetum clandestinum