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

  • 10679 Citations
  • 52 h-Index
1995 …2021
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Research Output 1995 2019

2008
85 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen dynamics in submerged rice (Oryza sativa)

Colmer, T. & Pedersen, O., 2008, In : New Phytologist. 178, 2, p. 326-334

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oryza sativa
lighting
Oxygen
Lighting
oxygen
21 Citations (Scopus)
adventitious roots
Photosynthesis
Chenopodiaceae
photosynthesis
Oxygenases
62 Citations (Scopus)

Role of ethylene in acclimations to promote oxygen transport in roots of plants in waterlogged soils

Shiono, K., Takahashi, H., Colmer, T. & Nakazono, M., 2008, In : Plant Science. 175, p. 52-58

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Roots
Acclimatization
ethylene
acclimation
Soil
1109 Citations (Scopus)

Salinity tolerance in halophytes

Flowers, T. & Colmer, T., 2008, In : New Phytologist. 179, 4, p. 945-963

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salt-Tolerant Plants
halophytes
Salinity
salinity
tonoplast
105 Citations (Scopus)
wetland plants
submerged aquatic plants
Wetlands
Photosynthesis
Respiration
24 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)

Waterlogging tolerance and recovery of 10 Lotus species

Real, D., Warden, J., Sandral, G. A. & Colmer, T., 2008, In : Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 48, 4, p. 480-487

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Lotus
Medicago sativa
flooded conditions
Fabaceae
Lotus glaber
2007
47 Citations (Scopus)
Aneuploidy
Arabidopsis
Triticum
Salts
Genes
11 Citations (Scopus)
water requirement
turf grasses
irrigation requirement
irrigation systems
Genotype
5 Citations (Scopus)
Persea
root zone drying
Persea americana
avocados
signs and symptoms (plants)
6 Citations (Scopus)
Cynodon
turf grasses
Cynodon dactylon
sensors (equipment)
leaching
34 Citations (Scopus)

Growth responses of cool-season grain legumes to transient waterlogging

Solaiman, Z., Colmer, T., Loss, S. P., Thomson, B. D. & Siddique, K., 2007, In : Australian Journal of Agricultural Research. 58, 5, p. 406-412

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flooded conditions
faba beans
legumes
Lupinus
Lathyrus sativus
76 Citations (Scopus)
Lotus glaber
Xylem
Salinity
flooded conditions
xylem
60 Citations (Scopus)

Salt tolerance in a Hordeum marinum - Triticum aestivum amphiploid, and its parents

Islam, S., Malik, I., Islam, A. K. M. R. & Colmer, T., 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 58, 5, p. 1219-1229

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hordeum marinum
Salt-Tolerance
Hordeum
salt tolerance
Triticum
13 Citations (Scopus)
Carbohydrate Metabolism
carbohydrate metabolism
Triticum
hypoxia
Genotype
2006
112 Citations (Scopus)
root growth
carbon dioxide
metabolism
soil
flooded conditions
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
56 Citations (Scopus)
Lotus glaber
Lotus corniculatus
waterlogging
forage legumes
flooded conditions

Growth and water use response of two wheat cultivars exposed to water deficit at four growth stages

Nio, S., Colmer, T. & Wade, L. J., 2006, Ground Breaking stuff: Proceedings of the 13th Australian Agronomy Conference. Turner, N. C. A. T. J. R. C. (ed.). Western Australia ed. Western Australia: Regional Institute Ltd, Vol. na/. p. 2 pp

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Hardy Australians: Ecogeography of Cullen suggests perennial legumes for low rainfall pastures

Bennett, R., Colmer, T., Real, D. & Ryan, M., 2006, Ground Breaking stuff. Proceedings of the 13th Australian Agronomy Conference. Turner, N., Acuna, T. & Johnson, RC. (eds.). Perth, Western Australia ed. Australia: The Regional Institute Ltd, Vol. 1. p. 1-10

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

359 Citations (Scopus)

How plants cope with complete submergence

Voesenek, L. A. C. J., Colmer, T., Pierik, R., Millenaar, F. F. & Peeters, A. J. M., 2006, In : New Phytologist. 170, 2, p. 213-226

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

submergence
Gases
Photosynthesis
shoots
gases
74 Citations (Scopus)
turf grasses
leaching
fertilizer
fertilizers
irrigation
40 Citations (Scopus)

Morphological and Physiological responses of rice (Oryza sativa) to limited phosphorus supply in aerated and stagnant solution cutlure

Insalud, N., Bell, R. W., Colmer, T. & Berkasem, B., 2006, In : Annals of Botany. 98, 5, p. 995-1004

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plant response
Oryza sativa
phosphorus
rice
oxygen
47 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen dynamics during submergence in the halophytic stem succulent Halosarcia pergranulata

Pedersen, O., Vos, H. & Colmer, T., 2006, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 29, 7, p. 1388-1399

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

submergence
Oxygen
oxygen
Pressure
Photosynthesis
99 Citations (Scopus)

Root aeration in rice (Oryza sativa): evaluation of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and ethylene as possible regulators of root acclimatizations

Colmer, T., Cox, M. C. H. & Voesenek, L. A. C. J., 2006, In : New Phytologist. 170, 4, p. 767-778

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acclimatization
aeration
Carbon Dioxide
ethylene
acclimation
14 Citations (Scopus)
sod production
turf grasses
Cynodon dactylon
sandy soil
sandy soils
27 Citations (Scopus)
sod production
turf grasses
Cynodon dactylon
sandy soil
sandy soils
291 Citations (Scopus)

Use of wild relatives to improve salt tolerance in wheat

Colmer, T., Flowers, T. & Munns, R., 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 57, 5, p. 1059-1078

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salt-Tolerance
wild relatives
salt tolerance
Triticum
Thinopyrum elongatum
57 Citations (Scopus)
Casuarina obesa
Melaleuca
Wetlands
Salinity
ion transport

Waterlogging tolerance of 12 perennial forage legumes from the Lotus genus

Real, D., Colmer, T., Warden, J. & Sandral, G. A., 2006, Ground breaking stuff: Proceedings of the 13th Australian Agronomy Conference. Turner, N. C., Acuna, T. & Johnson, R. C. (eds.). Perth, Western Australia ed. Australia: Regional Institute Ltd, Vol. n/a. p. 2 pp

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

25 Citations (Scopus)

Water uptake by roots of Hordeum marinum: formation of a barrier to radial O2 loss does not affect root hydraulic conductivity

Garthwaite, A. J., Steudle, E. & Colmer, T., 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 57, 3, p. 655-664

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hordeum marinum
root hydraulic conductivity
adventitious roots
Hordeum
water uptake
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

Osmotic adjustment traits of Suaeda physophora, Haloxylon ammodendron and Haloxylon persicum under field or controlled conditions

Feng, G., Song, J., Tian, C. Y., Colmer, T. & Zhang, F. S., 2005, Plant Nutrition for Food Security, Human Health and Environmental Protection. Li, CJ., Zhang, FS., Dobermann, A., Lambers, H., Li, XL., Marschner, P., Maene, L., McGrath, S., Oenema, O., Peng, SB., Rengel, Z. & Shen, QR. (eds.). Beijing, China ed. China: Tsinghau University Press, Vol. n/a. p. 558-559

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Oxygen transport, respiration, and anaerobic carbohydrate catabolism in roots in flooded soils

Colmer, T. & Greenway, H., 2005, Plant Respiration: From Cell to Ecosystem. Lambers, H. & Ribas-Carbo, M. (eds.). Netherlands: Springer, p. 137-154

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

61 Citations (Scopus)
coleoptiles
glycolysis
hypoxia
protein synthesis
rice
262 Citations (Scopus)

Response and adaptation by plants to flooding stress

Jackson, M. B. & Colmer, T., 2005, In : Annals of Botany. 96, p. 501-505

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

flooding tolerance
submergence
anaerobiosis
flooded conditions
Western Australia
6 Citations (Scopus)

Root physiology - from gene to function

Lambers, H. & Colmer, T., 2005, In : Plant and Soil. 274, p. 7-15

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Salinity and waterlogging tolerance in wild Hordeum species: physiological basis and prospects for use in cereal improvement

Colmer, T., Garthwaite, A. J., Islam, A. K. M. R., Islam, S., Malik, I. & Von Bothmer, R., 2005, Plant Nutrition for Food Security, Human Health and Environmental Protection. Li, CJ., Zhang, FS., Dobermann, A., Lambers, H., Li, XL., Marschner, P., Maene, L., McGrath, S., Oenema, O., Peng, SB., Rengel, Z. & Shen, QR. (eds.). Beijing, China ed. China: Tsinghau University Press, Vol. n/a. p. 8-9

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

36 Citations (Scopus)

Salt tolerance in Eucalyptus spp. : identity and response of putative osmolytes

Adams, M. A., Richter, A., Hill, A. K. & Colmer, T., 2005, In : Plant, Cell and Environment. 28, 6, p. 772-787

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salt-Tolerance
Eucalyptus
Cyclitols
Salinity
cyclitols
155 Citations (Scopus)

Salt tolerance in wild Hordeum species is associated with restricted entry of Na+ and Cl- into the shoots

Garthwaite, A. J., Von Bothmer, R. & Colmer, T., 2005, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 56, 419, p. 2365-2378

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salt-Tolerance
Hordeum
salt tolerance
Hordeum marinum
Hordeum vulgare
69 Citations (Scopus)

The potential for developing fodder plants for the salt-affected areas of southern and eastern Australia: an overview

Rogers, ME., Craig, AD., Munns, RE., Colmer, T., Nichols, PGH., Malcolm, CV., Barrett-Lennard, E., Brown, AJ., Semple, WS., Evans, PM., Cowley, K., Hughes, SJ., Snowball, R., Bennett, SJ., Sweeney, GC., Dear, BS. & Ewing, MA., 2005, In : Animal Production Science. 45, p. 301-329

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Salts
forage
salts
Salt-Tolerance
salt tolerance
6 Citations (Scopus)

Turf culture under declining volume and frequency of irrigation on a sandy soil amended with fly ash

Pathan, S. M., Aylmore, L. A. G. & Colmer, T., 2005, In : Plant and Soil. 266, 1/2, p. 355-369

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fly ash
irrigation rates
irrigation scheduling
lawns and turf
sandy soil
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

2003
243 Citations (Scopus)
adventitious roots
aeration
paddies
porosity
Oryza sativa