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

2015
17 Citations (Scopus)
182 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus camaldulensis
arid lands
Photosynthesis
root systems
6 Citations (Scopus)
18 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient use of energy in anoxia-tolerant plants with focus on germinating rice seedlings

Atwell, B. J., Greenway, H. & Colmer, T., 2015, In : New Phytologist. 206, 1, p. 36-56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seedlings
hypoxia
peptidylprolyl isomerase
Peptidylprolyl Isomerase
solutes
13 Citations (Scopus)
Melilotus siculus
hypoxia
growth response
aeration
rhizosphere
23 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen deficiency and salinity affect cell-specific ion concentrations in adventitious roots of barley (Hordeum vulgare)

Kotula, L., Clode, P., Striker, G., Pedersen, O., Läuchli, A., Shabala, S. & Colmer, T., Dec 2015, In : New Phytologist. 208, 4, p. 1114-1125 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salinity
adventitious roots
Hordeum
Hordeum vulgare
hypoxia
29 Citations (Scopus)
Cicer
Photosynthesis
yield components
seed yield
Seeds
26 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Cicer
yield components
Seeds
Salts
Genotype
19 Citations (Scopus)

Spatio-temporal relief from hypoxia and production of reactive oxygen species during bud burst in grapevine (Vitis vinifera)

Meitha, K., Konnerup, D., Colmer, T., Considine, J., Foyer, C. & Considine, M., 3 Sep 2015, In : Annals of Botany. 116, 4, p. 703-711

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Vitis vinifera
hypoxia
reactive oxygen species
buds
meristems
20 Citations (Scopus)

Two key genomic regions harbour QTLs for salinity tolerance in ICCV 2 × JG 11 derived chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) recombinant inbred lines

Pushpavalli, R., Krishnamurthy, L., Thudi, M., Gaur, P. M., Rao, M. V., Siddique, K., Colmer, T., Turner, N., Varshney, R. K. & Vadez, V., 22 May 2015, In : BMC Plant Biology. 15, 1, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cicer arietinum
inbred lines
quantitative trait loci
salinity
genomics
25 Citations (Scopus)

Waterlogging tolerance is associated with root porosity in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)

Broughton, S., Zhou, G., Teakle, N., Matsuda, R., Zhou, M., O’leary, R. A., Colmer, T. & Li, C., 2015, In : Molecular Breeding. 35, 1, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porosity
flooded conditions
Hordeum
Hordeum vulgare
porosity
2014
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

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

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
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
13 Citations (Scopus)
Hordeum marinum
hexanoic acid
organic acids and salts
oxygen
butyric acid
30 Citations (Scopus)

Gas film retention and underwater photosynthesis during field submergence of four contrasting rice genotypes

Winkel, A., Pedersen, O., Ella, E. S., Ismail, A. M. & Colmer, T., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 65, 12, p. 3225-3233

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
submergence
Photosynthesis
Gases
Genotype
gases
23 Citations (Scopus)

Linking oxygen availability with membrane potential maintenance and K+ retention of barley roots: Implications for waterlogging stress tolerance

Zeng, F., Konnerup, D., Shabala, L., Zhou, M., Colmer, T., Zhang, G. & Shabala, S. N., 18 Aug 2014, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 37, 10, p. 2325-2338 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flooded conditions
Hordeum
membrane potential
stress tolerance
Membrane Potentials
20 Citations (Scopus)

Microarray analysis of laser-microdissected tissues indicates the biosynthesis of suberin in the outer part of roots during formation of a barrier to radial oxygen loss in rice (Oryza sativa)

Shiono, K., Yamauchi, T., Yamazaki, S., Mohanty, B., Malik, I., Nagamura, Y., Nishizawa, N., Tsutsumi, N., Colmer, T. & Nakazono, M., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 65, 17, p. 4795-4806

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

suberin
Microarray Analysis
lasers
Oryza sativa
Lasers
38 Citations (Scopus)

Plant tolerance of flooding stress - recent advances

Bailey-Serres, J. N. & Colmer, T., 2014, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 37, 10, p. 2211-2215

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

12 Citations (Scopus)

Responses of rice to Fe2+ in aerated and stagnant conditions: Growth, root porosity and radial oxygen loss barrier

Mongon, J., Konnerup, D., Colmer, T. & Rerkasem, B., 2014, In : Functional Plant Biology. 41, 9, p. 922-929

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porosity
root growth
iron
oxygen
rice
7 Citations (Scopus)
Atriplex nummularia
halophyte
leaf area
water use
rhizosphere
25 Citations (Scopus)

The mechanism of improved aeration due to gas films on leaves of submerged rice

Verboven, P., Pedersen, O., Ho, Q., Nicolaï, B. M. & Colmer, T., 2014, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 37, 10, p. 2433-2452

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aeration
Gases
gases
rice
leaves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Underwater Photosynthesis and Internal Aeration of Submerged Terrestrial Wetland Plants

Pedersen, O. & Colmer, T., 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. 315 - 327 (Plant Cell Monographs).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

9 Citations (Scopus)

Variable response of three Trifolium repens ecotypes to soil flooding by seawater

White, A. C., Colmer, T., Cawthray, G. & Hanley, M. E., 2014, In : Annals of Botany. 114, 2, p. 347-355

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trifolium repens
ecotypes
seawater
soil
soil salinity
11 Citations (Scopus)

Visualisation by high resolution synchrotron X-ray phase contrast micro-tomography of gas films on submerged superhydrophobic leaves

Lauridsen, T., Glavina, K., Colmer, T., Winkel, A., Irvine, S. C., Lefmann, K., Feidenhans'L, R. & Pedersen, O., 2014, In : Journal of Structural Biology. 188, 1, p. 61-70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchrotrons
Gases
Tomography
X-Rays
Water
2013
27 Citations (Scopus)
15 Citations (Scopus)
Hordeum marinum
flooded conditions
Triticum aestivum
physiology
salts
55 Citations (Scopus)

Internal aeration of paddy field rice (Oryza sativa) during complete submergence - importance of light and floodwater O2

Winkel, A., Colmer, T., Ismail, A. M. & Pedersen, O., 2013, In : New Phytologist. 197, 4, p. 1193-1203

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

submergence
Photosynthesis
aeration
paddies
Oryza sativa
1 Citation (Scopus)

Opportunistic Mediterranean agriculture - Using ephemeral pasture legumes to utilize summer rainfall

Nicol, D., Finlayson, J., Colmer, T. & Ryan, M., 2013, In : Agricultural Systems. 120, p. 76-84

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forage legumes
agriculture
rain
summer
Cullen
19 Citations (Scopus)
salt marsh soils
Suaeda
submergence
saltmarsh
oxygen
48 Citations (Scopus)

Salinity tolerance and ion accumulation in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) subjected to salt stress

Turner, N., Colmer, T., Quealy, J., Pushpavalli, R., Krishnamurthy, L., Kaur, J., Singh, G., Siddique, K. & Vadez, V., 2013, In : Plant and Soil. 365, p. 347-361

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Tolerance of submerged germinating rice to 50-200mM NaCl in aerated solution

Kurniasih, B., Greenway, H. & Colmer, T., 2013, In : Physiologia Plantarum. 149, 2, p. 222-233

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turgor
rice
shoots
Seedlings
seedlings
83 Citations (Scopus)

Underwater photosynthesis of submerged plants - Recent advances and methods

Pedersen, O., Colmer, T. & Sand-Jensen, K. A. J., 2013, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 4, MAY, p. 1-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
submerged aquatic plants
photosynthesis
leaves
acclimation
methodology
2012
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

24 Citations (Scopus)
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

24 Citations (Scopus)

Large number of flowers and tertiary branches, and higher reproductive success increase yields under salt stress in chickpea

Vadez, V., Rashmi, M., Sindhu, K., Muralidharan, M., Pushpavalli, R., Turner, N., Krishnamurthy, L., Gaur, P. M. & Colmer, T., 2012, In : European Journal of Agronomy. 41, p. 42 - 51

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)

Physical gills prevent drowning of many wetland insects, spiders and plants

Pedersen, O. & Colmer, T., 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, p. 705 - 709

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)

Plant growth and physiology under heterogeneous salinity

Bazihizina, N., Barrett-Lennard, E. & Colmer, T., 2012, In : Plant and Soil. 354, 1-2, p. 1-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Root aeration via aerenchymatous phellem: Three-dimensional micro-imaging and radial O 2 profiles in Melilotus siculus

Verboven, P., Pedersen, O., Herremans, E., Ho, Q. T., Nicolaï, B. M., Colmer, T. & Teakle, N., 2012, In : New Phytologist. 193, p. 420-431

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
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

20 Citations (Scopus)
Haloragis
Plant Roots
wetland plants
Wetlands
adventitious roots