School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences
Many wheat-growing regions worldwide experience drought and heat waves. Both stresses greatly affect wheat production and cause social and economic issues. One way to limit the impact of climate variability on wheat productivity is to develop wheat varieties better adapted to a changing climate. My project aims to explore wheat genetic diversity to identify physiological traits that confer tolerance to drought and high temperatures in wheat.
Date Position Institution name 2020 Postdoctoral research fellow University of Adelaide
Language Competency Arabic Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review French Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2016 - 2020 University of Adelaide Australia PhD in Agriculture 2012 - 2014 University of Bordeaux France MSc Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2009 - 2012 University of Bordeaux France BSc Cell, Molecular Biology and Physiology
Date Title Institution Country 2014 - 2016 Intern Australian National University, Canberra Australia 2013 - 2013 Intern University of Tsukuba Japan
Year Citation 2020 El Habti, A., Fleury, D., Jewell, N., Garnett, T., & Tricker, P. (2020). Tolerance of combined drought and heat stress is associated with transpiration maintenance and water soluble carbohydrates in wheat grains. Frontiers in Plant Science.
2019 Nanda, A. K., El Habti, A., Hocart, C., & Masle, J. (2019). Timing seed germination under changing salinity: a key role of the ERECTA receptor-kinases. Journal of Experimental Botany, 70(21), 6417-6435.
2018 Tricker, P., ElHabti, A., Schmidt, J., & Fleury, D. (2018). The physiological and genetic basis of combined drought and heat tolerance in wheat. Journal of Experimental Botany, 69(13), 3195-3210.
DOI Scopus35 WoS31 Europe PMC11
Year Citation 2019 Kostecki, R., Zhang, B., El Habti, A., Arman, A., Hutchinson, M., Tricker, P., . . . Ebendorff-Heidepriem, H. (2019). Reversible protein carbonylation in-vivo biosensor. In osapublishing.org Vol. Part F166-Sensors 2019 (pp. 1-2). online: OSA.
2019 Kostecki, R., Zhang, B., El Habti, A., Arman, A., Hutchinson, M., Tricker, P., . . . Ebendorff-Heidepriem, H. (2019). Optical fiber based in-vivo oxidative stress biosensor. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering Vol. 11202 (pp. 1-3). online: SPIE.
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