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

2011
20 Citations (Scopus)
Haloragis
Plant Roots
wetland plants
Wetlands
adventitious roots
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

23 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of genetic components of variation for salt tolerance in chickpea using generation mean analysis

Samineni, S., Gaur, P. M., Colmer, T., Krishnamurthy, L., Vadez, V. & Siddique, K., 2011, In : Euphytica. 182, p. 73-86

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
20 Citations (Scopus)

Hordeum marinum-wheat amphiploids maintain higher leaf K+:Na+ and suffer less leaf injury than wheat parents in saline conditions

Munns, R., James, R. A., Islam, A. K. M. R. & Colmer, T., 2011, In : Plant and Soil. 348, p. 365

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
73 Citations (Scopus)
44 Citations (Scopus)

Leaf gas films of Spartina anglica enhance rhizome and root oxygen during tidal submergence

Winkel, A., Colmer, T. & Pedersen, O., 2011, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 34, p. 2083-2092

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Microsite and litter cover effects on soil conditions and seedling recruitment in a saline agricultural system

Farrell, C., Szota, C., Hobbs, R. & Colmer, T., 2011, In : Plant and Soil. 348, p. 397-409

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)
25 Citations (Scopus)

Salinity and waterlogging tolerance amongst accessions of messina (Melilotus siculus)

Rogers, M. E., Colmer, T., Nichols, P., Hughes, S., Frost, K., Cornwall, D., Chandra, S., Miller, S. M. & Craig, A. D., 2011, In : Crop & Pasture Science. 62, 3, p. 225-235

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)
47 Citations (Scopus)
39 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2010
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

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

24 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring Soluble Ion Concentrations (Na+, K+, CI-) in Salt-Treated Plants

Munns, R., Wallace, P. A., Teakle, N. & Colmer, T., 2010, Plant Stress Tolerance, Methods and Protocols. Sunkar, R. (ed.). USA: Humana Press, Vol. 639. p. 386

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

21 Citations (Scopus)

Photosynthetic Performance and Fertility Are Repressed in GmAOX2b Antisense Soybean

Chai, T. T., Simmonds, D., Day, D. A., Colmer, T. & Finnegan, P., 2010, In : Plant Physiology. 152, p. 1638-1649

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Citations (Scopus)

Salt sensitivity in chickpea

Flowers, T., Gaur, P. M., Gowda, C. L. L., Krishnamurthy, L., Samineni, S., Siddique, K., Turner, N., Vadez, V., Varshney, R. K. & Colmer, T., 2010, In : Plant Cell and Environment. 33, 4, p. 490-509 (print version)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)
2009
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
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
4 Citations (Scopus)
Persea americana
avocados
fruit growing
rhizosphere
drying
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
371 Citations (Scopus)

Flooding tolerance : suites of plant traits in variable environments

Colmer, T. & Voesenek, L. A. C. J., 2009, In : Functional Plant Biology. 36, 8, p. 665-681

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flooding tolerance
submergence
duration
oxygen
shoots

Managing water repellency in turfgrass grown in sandy soils

Barton, L. & Colmer, T., 2009, In : Australian Turfgrass Management. 11, p. 40-42

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen increases evapotranspiration and growth of a warm-season turfgrass

Barton, L., Wan, G. G. Y., Buck, R. & Colmer, T., 2009, In : Agronomy Journal. 101, 1, p. 17-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turf grasses
warm season
evapotranspiration
nitrogen
fertilizer rates
16 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of intracellular pH during anoxia in rice coleoptiles in acidic and near neutral conditions

Kulichikhin, K. Y., Greenway, H., Byrne, L. & Colmer, T., 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 60, 7, p. 2119-2128

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cotyledon
coleoptiles
hypoxia
rice
Hypoxia
47 Citations (Scopus)
Atriplex nummularia
rhizosphere
photosynthesis
ions
salinity
85 Citations (Scopus)

Salinity and waterlogging as constraints to saltland pasture production: a review

Bennett, S., Barrett-Lennard, E. & Colmer, T., 2009, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 129, 4, p. 349-360

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

waterlogging
flooded conditions
pasture
ecological zones
pastures
46 Citations (Scopus)
Melilotus siculus
forage legumes
salt tolerance
pasture
germination
93 Citations (Scopus)
aeration
films (materials)
Gases
carbon dioxide
gases

The influence of NaCI salinity and hypoxia on aspects of growth in Trifolium species*

Rogers, M. E., Colmer, T., Frost, K., Henry, D., Cornwall, D., Hulm, E., Hughes, S., Nichols, P. G. H. & Craig, A. D., 2009, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 60, p. 71-82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of NaCl salinity and hypoxia on aspects of growth in Trifolium species

Rogers, M. E., Colmer, T., Frost, K., Henry, D., Cornwall, D., Hulm, E., Hughes, S., Nichols, P. & Craig, A. D., 2009, In : Crop & Pasture Science. 61, 1, p. 71-82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tolerance of combined salinity and O2 deficiency in Hordeum marinum accessions from the grain-belt of Western Australia

Malik, I., English, J. P., Shepherd, K., Islam, A. K. M. R. & Colmer, T., 2009, The Proceedings of the International Plant Nutrition Colloquium XVI. Attached, S. L. (ed.). Sacramento, California ed. Davis USA: University of California, Vol. XVI. p. 1277

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

27 Citations (Scopus)

Tolerance of combined submergence and salinity in the halophytic stem-succulent Tecticornia pergranulata

Colmer, T., Vos, H. & Pedersen, O., 2009, In : Annals of Botany. 103, 2, p. 303-312

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

submergence
salinity
stems
submerged aquatic plants
halophytes
38 Citations (Scopus)

Tolerance of Hordeum marinum accessions to O2 deficiency, salinity and these stresses combined

Malik, I., English, J. P. & Colmer, T., 2009, In : Annals of Botany. 103, 2, p. 237-248

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hordeum marinum
salinity
porosity
wheat
sodium chloride
45 Citations (Scopus)

Waterlogging affects the growth, development of tillers, and yield of wheat through a severe, but transient, N deficiency

Robertson, D., Zhang, H., Palta, J. A., Colmer, T. & Turner, N., 2009, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 60, 6, p. 578-586

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flooded conditions
tillers
wheat
grain yield
ears
2008
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

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

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

File
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

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

162 Citations (Scopus)

Flooding tolerance in halophytes

Colmer, T. & Flowers, T., 2008, In : New Phytologist. 179, 4, p. 964-974

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salt-Tolerant Plants
flooding tolerance
halophytes
Salinity
Soil

New perennial pasture legumes: Persistence and productivity of Australian Cullen species on deep acid sands in WA's low-rainfall wheatbelt.

Bennett, R., Ryan, M., Colmer, T. & Real, D., 2008, Salinity, Water and Society - Global issues, local action. Lawrence, G. (ed.). Adelaide, South Australia ed. Adelaide Convention Centre: CD ROM, Vol. 1. p. N/A

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper