Dr Glenn McDonald

Dr Glenn McDonald
Associate Professor
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences

I completed my undergraduate and postgraduate training at the University of Sydney and the at the IA Watson Research Station, Narrabri. For some time I worked for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Horsham. I am a generalist with broad interests spanning agronomy, crop physiology and crop nutrition. I joined the Waite Agricultural Research Institute in 1987

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Dr Glenn McDonald

I completed my undergraduate and postgraduate training at the University of Sydney and the at the IA Watson Research Station, Narrabri. For some time I worked for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Horsham. I am a generalist with broad interests spanning agronomy, crop physiology and crop nutrition. I joined the Waite Agricultural Research Institute in 1987

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2010 Associate Professor University of Adelaide, Adelaide
1984 - 1987 Research Agronomist Victorian Department of Agriculture & Rural Affairs

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
1982 University of Sydney, Sydney Australia PhD
1977 University of Sydney, Sydney Australia BScAgric

Research Interests

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Walter, J., Edwards, J., McDonald, G., & Kuchel, H. (2018). Photogrammetry for the estimation of wheat biomass and harvest index. Field Crops Research, 216, 165-174.
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2017 McDonald, G., Tavakkoli, E., Cozzolino, D., Banas, K., Derrien, M., & Rengasamy, P. (2017). A survey of total and dissolved organic carbon in alkaline soils of southern Australia. Soil Research, 55(7), 617-629.
DOI Scopus2
2017 Riar, A., Gill, G., & McDonald, G. (2017). Erratum to ‘Effect of post-sowing nitrogen management on co-limitation of nitrogen and water in canola and mustard.’ [Field Crops Research (2016) 198 (23–31)] (S0378429016302829) (10.1016/j.fcr.2016.08.021). Field Crops Research, 207, 79.
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2017 Gong, X., & McDonald, G. (2017). QTL mapping of root traits in phosphorus-deficient soils reveals important genomic regions for improving NDVI and grain yield in barley. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 130(9), 1885-1902.
DOI Europe PMC1
2017 Riar, A., Gill, G., & McDonald, G. (2017). Effect of post-sowing nitrogen management on canola and mustard: I. yield responses. Agronomy Journal, 109(5), 2266-2277.
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2017 McDonald, G., McKay, A., Huang, C., & Bovill, B. (2017). Using root DNA to assess responses to phosphorus by surface roots in wheat and barley. Plant and Soil, 421(1-2), 505-524.
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2016 Gong, X., Wheeler, R., Bovill, W., & McDonald, G. (2016). QTL mapping of grain yield and phosphorus efficiency in barley in a Mediterranean-like environment. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 129(9), 1657-1672.
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2016 Rengasamy, P., Tavakkoli, E., & McDonald, G. (2016). Exchangeable cations and clay dispersion: net dispersive charge, a new concept for dispersive soil. European Journal of Soil Science, 67(5), 659-665.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1
2016 Riar, A., Gill, G., & McDonald, G. (2016). Effect of post-sowing nitrogen management on co-limitation of nitrogen and water in canola and mustard. Field Crops Research, 198, 23-31.
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2015 Tiong, J., McDonald, G., Genc, Y., Shirley, N., Langridge, P., & Huang, C. (2015). Increased expression of six ZIP family genes by zinc (Zn) deficiency is associated with enhanced uptake and root-to-shoot translocation of Zn in barley (Hordeum vulgare). New Phytologist, 207(4), 1097-1109.
DOI Scopus5 WoS6 Europe PMC5
2015 Hooper, P., Zhou, Y., Coventry, D., & McDonald, G. (2015). Use of nitrogen fertilizer in a targeted way to improve grain yield, quality, and nitrogen use efficiency. Agronomy Journal, 107(3), 903-915.
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2015 McDonald, G., Bovill, W., Taylor, J., & Wheeler, R. (2015). Responses to phosphorus among wheat genotypes. Crop and Pasture Science, 66(5), 430-444.
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2015 Tavakkoli, E., Rengasamy, P., Smith, E., & Mcdonald, G. (2015). The effect of cation-anion interactions on soil pH and solubility of organic carbon. European Journal of Soil Science, 66(6), 1054-1062.
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2014 Ryan, P., James, R., Weligama, C., Delhaize, E., Rattey, A., Lewis, D., . . . Richardson, A. (2014). Can citrate efflux from roots improve phosphorus uptake by plants? Testing the hypothesis with near-isogenic lines of wheat. Physiologia Plantarum, 151(3), 230-242.
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2014 Loveys, B., Kaiser, B., McDonald, G., Kravchuk, O., Gilliham, M., Tyerman, S., & Able, A. (2014). The development of student research skills in second year plant biology. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 22(3), 15-25.
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2014 Botwright Acuña, T., Kelder, J., Able, A., Guisard, Y., Bellotti, W., McDonald, G., . . . Meinke, H. (2014). Academic, industry and student perspectives on the inclusion of “vocational knowledge” in a ‘learning and teaching academic standards statement’ for agriculture. Journal of Learning Design, 7(2), 1-15.
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2014 Talukder, A., McDonald, G., & Gill, G. (2014). Effect of short-term heat stress prior to flowering and early grain set on the grain yield of wheat. Field Crops Research, 160, 54-63.
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2014 Tiong, J., McDonald, G., Genc, Y., Pedas, P., Hayes, J., Toubia, J., . . . Huang, C. (2014). HvZIP7 mediates zinc accumulation in barley (Hordeum vulgare) at moderately high zinc supply. New Phytologist, 201(1), 131-143.
DOI Scopus20 WoS18 Europe PMC15
2013 Bovill, W., Huang, C., & McDonald, G. (2013). Genetic approaches to enhancing phosphorus-use efficiency (PUE) in crops: Challenges and directions. Crop and Pasture Science, 64(3), 179-198.
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2013 Le, T., McDonald, G., Scott, E., & Able, A. (2013). Infection pathway of Botrytis cinerea in capsicum fruit (Capsicum annuum L.). Australasian Plant Pathology, 42(4), 449-459.
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2013 Genc, Y., Oldach, K., Gogel, B., Wallwork, H., McDonald, G., & Smith, A. (2013). Quantitative trait loci for agronomic and physiological traits for a bread wheat population grown in environments with a range of salinity levels. Molecular Breeding, 32(1), 39-59.
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2013 Talukder, A., McDonald, G., & Gill, G. (2013). Effect of short-term heat stress prior to flowering and at early grain set on the utilization of water-soluble carbohydrate by wheat genotypes. Field Crops Research, 147, 1-11.
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2012 McDonald, G., Taylor, J., Verbyla, A., & Kuchel, H. (2012). Assessing the importance of subsoil constraints to yield of wheat and its implications for yield improvement. Crop and Pasture Science, 63(11), 1043-1065.
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2012 Tavakkoli, E., Fatehi, F., Rengasamy, P., & McDonald, G. (2012). A comparison of hydroponic and soil-based screening methods to identify salt tolerance in the field in barley. Journal of Experimental Botany, 63(10), 3853-3868.
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2012 Tavakkoli, E., Paull, J., Rengasamy, P., & McDonald, G. (2012). Comparing genotypic variation in faba bean (Vicia faba L.) in response to salinity in hydroponic and field experiments. Field Crops Research, 127, 99-108.
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2012 Sadras, V., Lawson, C., Hooper, P., & McDonald, G. (2012). Contribution of summer rainfall and nitrogen to the yield and water use efficiency of wheat in Mediterranean-type environments of South Australia. European Journal of Agronomy, 36(1), 41-54.
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2011 Hancock, J., McNeill, A., McDonald, G., & Holloway, R. (2011). Fate of fertiliser N applied to wheat on a coarse textured highly calcareous soil under simulated semi-arid conditions. Plant and Soil, 348(40575), 139-153.
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2011 Tavakkoli, E., Fatehi, F., Coventry, S., Rengasamy, P., & McDonald, G. (2011). Additive effects of Na⁺ and Cl⁻ ions on barley growth under salinity stress. Journal of Experimental Botany, 62(6), 2189-2203.
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2010 Peck, A., & McDonald, G. (2010). Adequate zinc nutrition alleviates the adverse effects of heat stress in bread wheat. Plant and Soil, 337(1-2), 355-374.
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2010 Tavakkoli, E., Rengasamy, P., & McDonald, G. (2010). High concentrations of Na⁺ and Cl⁻ ions in soil solution have simultaneous detrimental effects on growth of faba bean under salinity stress. Journal of Experimental Botany, 61(15), 4449-4459.
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2010 Tavakkoli, E., Rengasamy, P., & McDonald, G. (2010). The response of barley to salinity stress differs between hydroponics and soil systems. Functional Plant Biology, 37(7), 621-633.
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2010 Eslami, S., Gill, G., & McDonald, G. (2010). Effect of water stress during seed development on morphometric characteristics and dormancy of wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum L.) seeds. International Journal of Plant Production, 4(3), 159-168.
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2010 Genc, Y., Oldach, K., Verbyla, A., Lott, G., Hassan, M., Tester, M., . . . McDonald, G. (2010). Sodium exclusion QTL associated with improved seedling growth in bread wheat under salinity stress. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 121(5), 877-894.
DOI Scopus62 WoS54 Europe PMC27
2010 Genc, Y., Tester, M., & McDonald, G. (2010). Calcium requirement of wheat in saline and non-saline conditions. Plant and Soil, 327(1), 331-345.
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2010 McDonald, G., Eglinton, J., & Barr, A. (2010). Assessment of the agronomic value of QTL on chromosomes 2H and 4H linked to tolerance to boron toxicity in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Plant and Soil, 326(1-2 Sp Iss), 275-290.
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2009 Genc, Y., Verbyla, A., Torun, A., Cakmak, I., Willsmore, K., Wallwork, H., & McDonald, G. (2009). Quantitative trait loci analysis of zinc efficiency and grain zinc concentration in wheat using whole genome average interval mapping. Plant and Soil, 314(1-2), 49-66.
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2009 McDonald, G., & Peck, D. (2009). Effects of crop rotation, residue retention and sowing time on the incidence and survival of ascochyta blight and its effect on grain yield of field peas (Pisum sativum L.). Field Crops Research, 111(1-2), 11-21.
DOI Scopus27 WoS24
2008 Genc, Y., & McDonald, G. (2008). Domesticated emmer wheat [T-turgidum L. subsp dicoccon (Schrank) Thell.] as a source for improvement of zinc efficiency in durum wheat. Plant and Soil, 310(1-2), 67-75.
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2008 McDonald, G., Genc, Y., & Graham, R. (2008). A simple method to evaluate genetic variation in grain zinc concentration by correcting for differences in grain yield. Plant and Soil, 306(1-2), 49-55.
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2008 Peck, A., McDonald, G., & Graham, R. (2008). Zinc nutrition influences the protein composition of flour in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Journal of Cereal Science, 47(2), 266-274.
DOI Scopus34 WoS29
2007 Adcock, D., McNeill, A., McDonald, G., & Armstrong, R. (2007). Subsoil constraints to crop production on neutral and alkaline soils in south-eastern Australia: a review of current knowledge and management strategies. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 47(11), 1245-1261.
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2007 Genc, Y., McDonald, G., & Tester, M. (2007). Reassessment of tissue Na+ concentration as a criterion for salinity tolerance in bread wheat. Plant Cell and Environment, 30(11), 1486-1498.
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2007 Olivares Villegas, J., Reynolds, M., & McDonald, G. (2007). Drought-adaptive attributes in the Seri/Babax hexaploid wheat population. Functional Plant Biology, 34(3), 189-203.
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2007 McDonald, G., Hollaway, K., & McMurray, L. (2007). Increasing plant density improves weed competition in lentil (Lens culinaris). Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 47(1), 48-56.
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2006 Genc, Y., McDonald, G., & Graham, R. (2006). Contribution of different mechanisms to zinc efficiency in bread wheat during early vegetative stage. Plant and Soil, 281(1-2), 353-367.
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2006 Eslami, S., Gill, G., Bellotti, W., & McDonald, G. (2006). Wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) interference in wheat. Weed Science, 54(4), 749-756.
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2006 McDonald, G. (2006). Effects of soil properties on variation in growth, grain yield and nutrient concentration of wheat and barley. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 46(1), 93-105.
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2004 Khan, H., McDonald, G., & Rengel, Z. (2004). Zinc fertilization and water stress affects plant water relations, stomatal conductance and osmotic adjustment in chickpea (Cicer arientinum L.). Plant and Soil, 267(1-2), 271-284.
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2004 Genc, Y., McDonald, G., & Graham, R. (2004). Differential expression of zinc efficiency during the growing season of barley. Plant and Soil, 263(1-2), 273-282.
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2004 Genc, Y., & McDonald, G. (2004). The potential of synthetic hexaploid wheats to improve zinc efficiency in modern bread wheat. Plant and Soil, 262(1-2), 23-32.
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2004 Chowdhury, D., Rathjen, J., Tate, M., & McDonald, G. (2004). Genetics of colour traits in common vetch (Vicia sativa L.). Euphytica, 136(3), 249-255.
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2004 Sloane, D., Gill, G., & McDonald, G. (2004). The impact of agronomic manipulation of early vigour in wheat on growth and yield in South Australia. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 55(6), 645-654.
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2004 Zahedi, M., McDonald, G., & Jenner, C. (2004). Nitrogen supply to the grain modifies the effects of temperature on starch and protein accumulation during grain filling in wheat. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 55(5), 551-564.
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2003 Coventry, S., Barr, A., Eglinton, J., & McDonald, G. (2003). The determinants and genome locations influencing grain weight and size in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54(11-12), 1103-1115.
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2003 McDonald, G. (2003). Competitiveness against grass weeds in field pea genotypes. Weed Research, 43(1), 48-58.
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2003 Kitchen, J., McDonald, G., Shepherd, K., Lorimer, M., & Graham, R. (2003). Comparing wheat grown in South Australian organic and conventional farming systems. 1. Growth and grain yield. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54(9), 889-901.
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2003 Khan, H., McDonald, G., & Rengel, Z. (2003). Zn fertilization improves water use efficiency, grain yield and seed Zn content in chickpea. Plant and Soil, 249(2), 389-400.
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2003 Genc, Y., Shepherd, K., McDonald, G., & Graham, R. (2003). Inheritance of tolerance to zinc deficiency in barley. Plant Breeding, 122(3), 283-284.
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2002 Genc, Y., McDonald, G., & Graham, R. (2002). Critical deficiency concentration of zinc in barley genotypes differing in zinc efficiency and its relation to growth responses. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 25(3), 545-560.
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2002 Genc, Y., McDonald, G., & Graham, R. (2002). A soil-based method to screen for zinc efficiency in seedlings and its ability to predict yield responses to zinc deficiency in mature plants. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 53(4), 409-421.
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2001 Rebetzke, G., Appels, R., Morrison, A., Richards, R., McDonald, G., Ellis, M., . . . Bonnett, D. (2001). Quantitative trait loci on chromosome 4B for coleoptile length and early vigour in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 52(11-Dec), 1221-1234.
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2000 Genc, Y., McDonald, G., & Graham, R. (2000). Effect of seed zinc content on early growth of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) under low and adequate soil zinc supply. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 51(1), 37-45.
DOI Scopus28 WoS21
2000 Khan, H., McDonald, G., & Rengel, Z. (2000). Response of chickpea genotypes to zinc fertilization under field conditions in South Australia and Pakistan. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 23(10), 1517-1531.
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1999 Zubaidi, A., McDonald, G., & Hollamby, G. (1999). Shoot growth, root growth and grain yield of bread and durum wheat in South Australia. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 39(6), 709-720.
DOI Scopus28 WoS27
1999 Zubaidi, A., McDonald, G., & Hollamby, G. (1999). Nutrient uptake and distribution by bread and durum wheat under drought conditions in South Australia. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 39(6), 721-732.
DOI Scopus20 WoS17
1998 Khan, H., McDonald, G., & Rengel, Z. (1998). Chickpea genotypes differ in their sensitivity to Zn deficiency. Plant and Soil, 198(1), 11-18.
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1998 Khan, H., McDonald, G., & Rengel, Z. (1998). Assessment of the Zn status of chickpea by plant analysis. Plant and Soil, 198(1), 1-9.
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1998 Agung, S., & McDonald, G. (1998). Effects of seed size and maturity on the growth and yield of faba bean (Vicia faba L.). Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 49(1), 79-88.
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1997 Fathi, G., McDonald, G., & Lance, R. (1997). Effects of post-anthesis water stress on the yield and grain protein concentration of barley grown at two levels of nitrogen. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 48(1), 67-80.
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1997 Fathi, G., McDonald, G., & Lance, R. (1997). Responsiveness of barley cultivars to nitrogen fertiliser. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 37(2), 199-211.
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1997 Lotfollahi, M., Alston, A., & McDonald, G. (1997). Effect of nitrogen fertiliser placement on grain protein concentration of wheat under different water regimes. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 48(2), 241-250.
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1997 McDonald, G., & Paulsen, G. (1997). High temperature effects on photosynthesis and water relations of grain legumes. Plant and Soil, 196(1), 47-58.
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1996 McDonald, G., & Dean, G. (1996). Effect of waterlogging on the severity of disease caused by Mycosphaerella pinodes in peas (Pisum sativum L.). Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 36(2), 219-222.
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1995 McDonald, G. (1995). Growth of field pea on a red brown earth in a year with high rainfall. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 36(5), 619-628.
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1995 McDonald, G. (1995). Grain yield trends of field pea (Pisum sativum L.) in South Australia. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 35(4), 515-523.
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1994 Brechin, J., & McDonald, G. (1994). Effect of form and rate of pig manure on the growth, nutrient uptake, and yield of barley (Cv. galleon). Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 34(4), 505-510.
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1994 McDonald, G., Adisarwanto, T., & Knight, R. (1994). Effect of Time of Sowing on Flowering in Faba Bean (Vicia Faba). Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 34(3), 395-400.
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1994 Gardner, W., Drendel, M., & McDonald, G. (1994). Effects of Subsurface Drainage, Cultivation, and Stubble Retention on Soil Porosity and Crop Growth in a High Rainfall Area. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 34(3), 411-418.
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1992 McDonald, G. (1992). Effects of nitrogenous fertilizer on the growth, grain yield and grain protein concentration of wheat. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 43(5), 949-967.
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1991 Gardner, W., McDonald, G., Ellis, S., Platt, M., & Flood, R. (1991). A review of factors affecting minimum temperature reached on clear, windless nights.. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 42(1), 191-203.
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1990 McDonald, G. (1990). A differential response of a two-row barley and a six-row barley to detillering under a restricted watering regime. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 41(6), 1065-1070.
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1990 McDonald, G. (1990). The growth and yield of uniculm and tillered barley over a range of sowing rates. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 41(3), 449-461.
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1989 McDonald, G. (1989). The contribution of nitrogen fertiliser to the nitrogen nutrition of rainfed wheat crops in australia: A review. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 29(3), 455-481.
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1988 GARDNER, W., & MCDONALD, G. (1988). RESPONSES BY WHEAT TO LUPIN, SOIL AMELIORATION AND FERTILIZER TREATMENTS IN A SOLODIZED SOLONETZ SOIL. AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL AGRICULTURE, 28(5), 607-615.
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1987 McDonald, G., & Gardner, W. (1987). Effect of Waterlogging on the Grain Yield Response of Wheat to Sowing Date in South-Western Victoria. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 27(5), 661-670.
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1984 McDonald, G., Sutton, B., & Ellison, F. (1984). The effect of sowing date, irrigation and cultivar on the growth and yield of wheat in the Namoi River Valley, New South Wales. Irrigation Science, 5(2), 123-135.
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1984 McDonald, G., Sutton, B., & Ellison, F. (1984). Growth, yield and nitrogen requirements of winter sown cereals grown after cotton or summer fallow in the lower namoi valley, new south wales. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 24(125), 236-243.
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1983 McDonald, G., Sutton, B., & Ellison, F. (1983). The effect of time of sowing on the grain yield of irrigated wheat in the Namoi Valley, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 34(3), 229-240.
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Book Chapters

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2017 McDonald, G., & Hussein, S. (2017). The effects of wheat seed quality are greatest in high yielding environments. In G. O'Leary, R. Armstrong, & L. Hafner (Eds.), Proceedings 18th Australian Agronomy Conference (pp. 1-4). Ballarat, Victoria: Australian Society of Agronomy.
2010 Tavakkoli, E., Jones, B., Coventry, S., Rengasamy, P., & McDonald, G. (2010). On-farm assessment of sub-soil salinity and sodicity constraints to barley production in southern Australia. In Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture : Proceedings of 15th Agronomy Conference 2010 (pp. Online). NSW, Australia: Australian Society of Agronomy.
2010 Talukder, A., Gill, G., McDonald, G., Hayman, P., & Alexander, B. (2010). Field evaluation of sensitivity of wheat to high temperature stress near flowering and early grain set. In Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture: Proceedings of the 15th Australian Agronomy Conference (pp. online (0 pages)). online: Regional Institute Ltd.
2010 McDonald, G., Wheeler, R., Porker, K., Bovill, W., McKay, A., & Smith, A. (2010). Phosphorus use efficiency in wheat and barley. In Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture : Proceedings of 15th Agronomy Conference 2010 (pp. Online). NSW, Australia: Australian Society of Agronomy.
2010 McDonald, G. (2010). The effects of root angle on root growth and yield of wheat in the Australian cereal belt. In Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture: Proceedings of 15th Agronomy Conference 2010 (pp. Online). NSW, Australia: Australian Society of Agronomy.
2010 Lawson, C., Sadras, V., Hooper, P., & McDonald, G. (2010). What influence does summer rainfall and stubble retention have on wheat production in Southern farming systems?. In Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture: Proceedings of 15th Agronomy Conference 2010 (pp. Online). NSW, Australia: Australian Society of Agronomy.
2010 Alexander, B., Hayman, P., McDonald, G., Talukder, A., & Gill, G. (2010). Characterising the risk of heat stress on wheat in South Australia: meteorology, climatology and the design of a field heating chamber. In Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture: Proceedings of 15th Agronomy Conference 2010 (pp. Online). NSW, Australia: Australian Society of Agronomy.
2009 Tiong, J., Genc, Y., McDonald, G., Langridge, P., & Huang, C. (2009). Over-expressing a barley ZIP gene doubles grain zinc content in barley (Hordeum vulgare). In The Proceedings of the International Plant Nutrition Colloquium XVI (pp. 1-3). California: Department of Plant Sciences, University of California.
2009 McDonald, G., & Mousavvi, N. (2009). Increasing the supply of sulphur increases the grain zinc concentration in bread and durum wheat. In Proceedings of the International Plant Nutrition Colloquium XVI (pp. 1-5). California: eScholarship.
2008 Tavakkoli, E., Rengasamy, P., & McDonald, G. (2008). A critical analysis of osmotic and ionic effects of salinity in two barley cultivars. In Global Issues, Paddock Action: Proceedings of the 14th Australian Agronomy Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, 21-25 September, 2008 (pp. Online). Gosford: Regional Institute.
2006 Eslami, S., Gill, G., Bellotti, W., & McDonald, G. (2006). Pod and seed coat factors in seed dormancy of wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum L.). In C. Preston, J. H. Watts, & N. D. Crossman (Eds.), Managing Weeds in a Changing Climate (pp. 22-26). Adelaide: WMSSA.
2004 Chauhan, B., Gill, G., Preston, C., & McDonald, G. (2004). Tillage system effects on seedling recruitment pattern and persistance of lolium rigidum gaudin (annual ryegrass) seed-bank. In T. Fischer (Ed.), Proceedings of the 4th International Crop Science Congress 2004 (pp. www 1-www 5). www.cropscience.org.au: The Regional Institute Ltd.
2004 Eslami, S., Gill, G., Bellotti, W., & McDonald, G. (2004). Comparative growth and competition of wild radish (raphanus raphanistrum L.) and wheat. In T. Fischer (Ed.), Proceedings of the 4th International Crop Science Congress 2004 (pp. www 1-www 5). www.cropscience.org.au: The Regional Institute Ltd.
2004 Genc, Y., McDonald, G., & Graham, R. (2004). Zinc efficiency as related to distribution and internal requirement. In T. Fischer (Ed.), Proceedings of the 4th International Crop Science Congress 2004 (pp. www 1-www 6). www.cropscience.org.au: The Regional Institute Ltd.
2003 Quinn, M., Coventry, S., McDonald, G., & Eglinton, J. (2003). Alternative sources of boron tolerance in barley. In Alternative sources of boron tolerance in barley.
2003 Eglinton, J., Reid, R., Hayes, J., Davies, P., Jha, D., & McDonald, G. (2003). Boron Toxicity in Barley: Prospects for delivering a yield advantage. In Proceedings of the 11th Australian Barley Technical Symposium Vol. 2003 (pp. 42.-47.). Glenelg, South Australia.
2003 Hancock, J., Holloway, R., McNeill, A., & McDonald, G. (2003). Yield and protien benefits from application of nitrogen fertiliser to wheat on upper Eyre Peninsula. In M. Unkovich, & G. O'Leary (Eds.), Solutions for a better environment - Proceedings of the 11th Australian Agronomy Conference, Geelong, 2003 (pp. www 1-www 7). www.regional.org.au/au/asa/2003: The Australian Society of Agronomy Inc.
2003 Reinheimer, J., Barr, A., McDonald, G., & Eglinton, J. (2003). Breeding for spring radiation frost tolerance in barley (Hordeum Vulgare L.). In Proceedings of the 11th Barley Technical Symposium and the 53rd Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference. Glenelg, S.A.: Australian Barley Technical Symposium.
2003 Hagger, A., Reinheimer, J., McDonald, G., & Eglinton, J. (2003). Genetic relationships between vegetative and reproductive frost tolerance in barley. In Proceedings of the 11th Barley Technical Symposium and the 53rd Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference. Glenelg, S.A.: Australian Barley Technical Symposium.
2003 Coventry, S., Barr, A., Eglinton, J., & McDonald, G. (2003). QTL analysis of grain weight and size – is there a future beyond developmental genes?. In Proceedings of the 11th Barley Technical Symposium and the 53rd Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference (pp. 5 pages). Glenelg, S.A.: Australian Barley Technical Symposium.
2002 Reinheimer, J., Barr, A., Logue, S., McDonald, G., Warner, C., & Eglinton, J. (2002). QTL analysis of tolerance to spring radiation frost in barley. In Plant breeding for the 11th millenium : Proceedings of the 12th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference (pp. 474-479). Perth, W.A.: Australasian Plant Breeding Association.
2002 Reinheimer, J., Barr, A., Logue, S., McDonald, G., Warner, C., & Eglinton, J. (2002). Genetic variation for spring radiation frost tolerance in barley. In Proceedings of the 10th Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Australian Barley Technical Symposium.
2001 Coventry, S., Barr, A., Eglinton, J., & McDonald, G. (2001). Characterisation of mapping parents and identification of genes involved in the yield and grain weight of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) grown under Mediterranean environments.. In Characterisation of mapping parents and identification of genes involved in the yield and grain weight of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) grown under Mediterranean environments.. Canberra.
2001 Lewis, J., Graham, R., & McDonald, G. (2001). Evaluation of wheat cultivars for zinc and manganese efficiency. In Proceedings of the10th Assembly of Wheat Breeding Society of Australia (pp. 133-136). South Australia.
2001 Peck, D., McDonald, G., & Davidson, J. (2001). Blackspot Survival in Soil and Stuble and Aerial Dissemination through the Season. In Proceedings of the 10th Australian Agronomy Conference. Parkville, Vic Australia: The Society of Australian Agronomy.
2001 Peck, D., & McDonald, G. (2001). Survey of Field Pea Production Practices in South Australia. In Proceedings of the 10th Australian Agronomy Conference Hobart. Parkville, Vic Australia: The Society of Australian Agronomy.
2000 Eglinton, J., Jefferies, S., Ceccarelli, S., Grando, S., McDonald, G., & Barr, A. (2000). Assessment of Osmotic Adjustment and Oxidative Stress Responses in Hordeum vulgare ssp. spontaneum. In D. S. Logue (Ed.), Barley Genetics VIII - Proceedings of the 8th International Barley Genetics Symposium (pp. 267-269). Adelaide, Australia: Dept of Plant Science, Adelaide University.
Date Title Investigators Funding Body
2015-2020 Improving tolerance to sodic, magnesic and dispersive soils

Glenn McDonald

Rhiannon Schilling

GRDC
  Improving phosphorus use efficiency in wheat and barley

Glenn McDonald

Xue Gong

GRDC
2017-2020  

Sean Mason

Glenn McDonald

SA Grains Industry Trust Fund (SAGIT)
2017-2018 Use of drones to non-destructively assess wheat varieties Rhiannon Schilling SA Grains Industry Trust Fund (SAGIT)
2012 Increasing carbon storage in alkaline sodic soils through improved productivity and greater organic carbon retention

Glenn McDonald

Pichu Rengasamy

Ehsan Tavakkoli

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF)
2012-2105 Manipulating seed nutrient content to improve vigour and yield in wheat Glenn McDonald SA Grains Industry Trust Fund (SAGIT)
2012-2105 Evaluating the agronomic and financial benefits of P-efficient cereal varieties Glenn McDonald SA Grains Industry Trust Fund (SAGIT)

 

I teach into the Bachelor of Agriculture program. I coordinate Agricultural Systems 1A in first year and Soil and Plant Nutrition in third year as well as teach into Agronomy III in third year

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2016 Co-Supervisor Genetics and Molecular Mechanisms of Inflorescence Development in Barley and Rice Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hendrik Nicolaas Johannes Kuijer
2016 Principal Supervisor Manipulating and Understanding Barley Phenology to Maximise Yield Potential Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Kenton Dean Porker
2015 Co-Supervisor The Application of Precision Agriculture Tools To A Wheat Breeding Program Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time James Douglas Walter

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2011 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Overcoming yield limitation of canola by improving water use efficiency. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Amritbir Singh Riar
2011 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Understanding the contribution of root traits for phosphorus responsiveness of wheat Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Kamrun Nahar
2010 - 2014 Co-Supervisor Effect of calcium (Ca) and boron (B) nutrition on grey mould of capsicum (Capsicum annuum L.) and fruit quality Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Duc Thong Le
2009 - 2014 Co-Supervisor Physiological studies on the response of wheat to short-term heat stress during reproductive development Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr A.S.M. Hasim Morshed Talukder
2009 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Adaptation of wheat to a tropical environment Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Akhmad Zubaidi
2008 - 2012 Co-Supervisor Functional Characterisation of the Barley ZIP7 Zinc Transporter Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jingwen Tiong
2007 - 2011 Principal Supervisor Limitations to yield in saline-sodic soils: Quantification of the osmotic and ionic regulations that affect the growth of crops under salinity stress Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ehsan Tavakkoli
2006 - 2012 Co-Supervisor Agronomy of Irrigated Tea in Low Elevation Growing Areas of Sri Lanka Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Shyamantha Bandara
2005 - 2013 Co-Supervisor Genetic and Environmental Control of Yellow Pigment in Durum Wheat (Triticum Turgidum Durum) in Australia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Michael Quinn
2004 - 2009 Co-Supervisor Toward Map-Based Cloning of a Na+ Exclusion Gene from Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Alireza Rivandi
2003 - 2006 Principal Supervisor Genetic Analysis of Tissue Culture Responses in Barley (Hordeum vulgareI L.) Master of Agricultural Science Master Full Time Mr Marei Al-Nahdi
2003 - 2009 Co-Supervisor Genetic Variation in Triticum aestivum and T. turgidum ssp. durum for Bicarbonate Toxicity Associated with High pH Soils in South Australia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Alison Phillips
2003 - 2006 Co-Supervisor Ecology of Wild Radish (Raphanus raphanistrum): Crop-Weed Competition and Seed Dormancy Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Seyed Eslami
2003 - 2010 Co-Supervisor Strategic Applications of Nitrogen Fertiliser to Increase Wheat Yields and Grower Returns through Improved Nitrogen use Efficiencies Master of Agricultural Science Master Full Time Mr Peter Hooper
2000 - 2007 Principal Supervisor Physiological Attributes of Drought-Adaptation and Associated Molecular Markers in the Seri-Babax Hexaploid Wheat (Triticum aestivum, L.) Population Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Juan Olivares Villegas
2000 - 2005 Principal Supervisor Screening Wheat Seedlings for Heat and Drought Tolerance by In Vivo Chlorophyll Fluorescence Master of Agricultural Science Master Full Time Mr Muhammad Mufti
1998 - 2005 Principal Supervisor Effects of Zinc Nutrition and High Temperature on the Growth, Yield and Grain Quality of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Alison Graham
1995 - 2004 Co-Supervisor PHYSIOLOGICAL & AGRONOMIC EVALUATION OF RESPONSES OF FABA BEAN (Vicia faba L.) GENOTYPES TO WATER & HIGH TEMPERATURE STRESSES: DEVELOPING SCREENING TECHNIQUES Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Shambhu Bhat
1993 - 2004 Co-Supervisor Breeding Durum Wheat for South Australia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Brenton Brooks

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2015 - ongoing Chair State Division, AG Institute Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology Australia
2012 - 2016 Board Member Regional Cropping Solutions Network Grains Research and Development Organisation Australia
2009 - 2017 Representative Eyre Peninsula Agricultural Research Foundation The Univeristy of Adelaide Australia
Position
Associate Professor
Phone
83137358
Campus
Waite
Building
Waite Building, floor GE
Room Number
GE 04
Org Unit
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

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