Our research covers plant production, natural terrestrial and marine systems.
Our highly cited researchers include: Winthrop Professor Hans Lambers, Laureate Professor Richard Hobbs, Winthrop Professor Stephen Powles, Emeritus Professor John Pate, Winthrop Professor Jim Barrow, Winthrop Professor Christine Foyer, Winthrop Professor Andre Lauchli, Winthrop Professor Rana Munns, Winthrop Professor Sir David Read, Winthrop Professor John Wiens and Winthrop Professor Mark Chase.
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Agriculture and horticulture apply modern approaches in plant sciences, including genetics & plant breeding, ecology and physiology, developmental biology, molecular biology, pathology and natural product chemistry.
Martin Barbetti, Susan Barker, Sheng Chen, Tim Colmer, Michael Considine, Wallace Cowling, Kenneth Flower, Roger Jones, Matthew Nelson, Steve Powles, Michael Renton, Megan Ryan, Shane Turner, Erik Veneklaas, Guijun Yan, Mingpei You, Qin Yu, Ed Barrett-Lennard,
Focused on interactions between plants and their environment, with many researchers studying threatening processes such as habitat destruction, fragmentation of wild areas, dieback disease, invasion by weeds, salinity and eutrophication.
Susan Barker, Oliver Berkowitz, Tim Colmer, Kingsley Dixon (BGPA), Patrick Finnegan, Pauline Grierson, Richard Hobbs, Roger Jones, Ricarda Jost, Siegy Krauss (BGPA), Etienne Laliberte, Hans Lambers, Pieter Poot, Charles Price, Michael Renton, Mike Shane, François Teste, Greg Skrzypek, Stephen Hopper and Erik Veneklaas
Ecosystems Research Group (ERGo)
Research interests and activities range from habitat mapping, basic taxonomy, genetics and physiology of marine plants to population and community ecology of plants, invertebrates and fish.