Developing and applying new theory and measurement techniques to address issues related to biosphere-atmosphere exchange
Elucidating the mechanism of the energy-storing reactions in photosynthetic organisms
Researching the physiological and molecular basis of drought and frost adaptation in cereals.
Improving crop adaptation via genetics and physiology
Researching the Photosystem II mechanism
Working on crop modelling, plant design and breeding strategies in winter cereals
Improving light energy capture efficiency
Working on plant phenomics, physiology and biochemstry
Modelling vegetation function, including photosynthesis, growth, water use and radiation absorption of trees and forests
Investigating photosynthetic variation
Understanding the molecular mechanisms of transporters.
Development of high throughput phenotyping techniques using a suite of remote sensing tools
Researching the cell and molecular biology and evolution of plant carbonic anhydrases, and the evolution of C4 photosynthesis in the Neurachninae.
Applying genomics to crop improvement
Researching the complex integration of spatial production modelling, climate forecasting and remotely sensed systems at a regional scale.
Incorporating bicarbonate transporters from cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) into plant chloroplasts.
Investigating gas exchange and water use efficiency of different cotton cultivars
Characterising the photosynthetic properties of different wheat varieties, and develop faster screening techniques that measure the spectrum of light reflected from the leaf
Dissecting complex quantitative traits in plants and modeling their expression and plasticity under dynamic environments.
Working on plant metabolic fluxes and interactions between metabolic pathways
Researching the crop physiological basis of adaptation to abiotic stress in summer cereals.
Researching productivity and environmental impact of farming systems, crop physiology and crop genotype
Characterising Halomicronema hongdechloris, the chlorophyll f synthesizing cyanobacteria