Associate Professor Kenneth Chalmers

Kenneth Chalmers
Senior Research Fellow
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences

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Associate Professor Kenneth Chalmers

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
University of St Andrews Scotland PhD
University of Dundee Scotland BSc (Hons)

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Shankar, M., Jorgensen, D., Taylor, J., Chalmers, K., Fox, R., Hollaway, G. ... Mather, D. (2017). Loci on chromosomes 1A and 2A affect resistance to tan (yellow) spot in wheat populations not segregating for tsn1. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 1-18.
10.1007/s00122-017-2981-6
2016 King, J., Grewal, S., Yang, C., Hubbart, S., Scholefield, D., Ashling, S. ... King, I. (2016). A step change in the transfer of interspecific variation into wheat from Amblyopyrum muticum. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 15, 2, -.
10.1111/pbi.12606
2015 Jayatilake, D., Tucker, E., Brueggemann, J., Lewis, J., Garcia, M., Dreisigacker, S. ... Mather, D. (2015). Genetic mapping of the Cre8 locus for resistance against cereal cyst nematode (Heterodera avenae Woll.) in wheat. Molecular Breeding, 35, 2, 66-1-66-12.
10.1007/s11032-015-0235-3
2015 Ahmad, F. T., Mather, D. E., Law, H. Y., Li, M., Yousif, S. A. J., Chalmers, K. J. ... Mares, D. J. (2015). Genetic control of lutein esterification in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grain. Journal of Cereal Science, 64, 109-115.
10.1016/j.jcs.2015.05.007
2015 Parent, B., Shahinnia, F., Maphosa, L., Berger, B., Rabie, H., Chalmers, K. ... Fleury, D. (2015). Combining field performance with controlled environment plant imaging to identify the genetic control of growth and transpiration underlying yield response to water-deficit stress in wheat. Journal of Experimental Botany, 66, 18, 5481-5492.
10.1093/jxb/erv320
2014 Maphosa, L., Langridge, P., Taylor, H., Parent, B., Emebiri, L., Kuchel, H. ... Mather, D. (2014). Genetic control of grain yield and grain physical characteristics in a bread wheat population grown under a range of environmental conditions. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 127, 7, 1607-1624.
10.1007/s00122-014-2322-y
2014 Wallwork, H., Grcic, M., Li, C., Hayden, M., Chalmers, K. & Mather, D. (2014). Use of specific differential isolates of Rhynchosporium commune to detect minor gene resistance to leaf scald in barley seedlings. Australasian Plant Pathology, 43, 2, 197-203.
10.1007/s13313-013-0264-5
2013 Maphosa, L., Langridge, P., Taylor, H., Chalmers, K., Bennett, D., Kuchel, H. & Mather, D. (2013). Genetic control of processing quality in a bread wheat mapping population grown in water-limited environments. Journal of Cereal Science, 57, 3, 304-311.
10.1016/j.jcs.2012.11.011
2013 Gao, X., Zhang, Q., Newberry, M., Chalmers, K. & Mather, D. (2013). A cysteine in the repetitive domain of a high-molecular-weight glutenin subunit interferes with the mixing properties of wheat dough. Amino Acids, 44, 3, 1061-1071.
10.1007/s00726-012-1441-5
2013 Jayatilake, D., Tucker, E., Bariana, H., Kuchel, H., Edwards, J., McKay, A. ... Mather, D. (2013). Genetic mapping and marker development for resistance of wheat against the root lesion nematode Pratylenchus neglectus. BMC Plant Biology, 13, 1, 230-1-230-12.
10.1186/1471-2229-13-230
2012 Gao, X., Appelbee, M., Mekuria, G., Chalmers, K. & Mather, D. (2012). A second 'overexpression' allele at the Glu-B1 high-molecular-weight glutenin locus of wheat: sequence characterisation and functional effects. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 124, 2, 333-343.
10.1007/s00122-011-1708-3
2012 Bennett, D., Izanloo, A., Edwards, D., Kuchel, H., Chalmers, K., Tester, M. ... Langridge, P. (2012). Identification of novel quantitative trait loci for days to ear emergence and flag leaf glaucousness in a bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) population adapted to southern Australian conditions. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 124, 4, 697-711.
10.1007/s00122-011-1740-3
2011 Cakir, M., Gupta, S., Li, C., Hayden, M., Mather, D., Ablett, G. ... Lance, R. (2011). Genetic mapping and QTL analysis of disease resistance traits in the barley population Baudin x AC Metcalfe. Crop and Pasture Science, 62, 2, 152-161.
10.1071/CP10154
2010 Shavrukov, Y., Gupta, N., Miyazaki, J., Baho, M., Chalmers, K., Tester, M. ... Collins, N. (2010). HvNax3-a locus controlling shoot sodium exclusion derived from wild barley (Hordeum vulgare ssp. spontaneum). Functional & Integrative Genomics, 10, 2, 277-291.
10.1007/s10142-009-0153-8
2010 Hayden, M., Tabone, T., Nguyen, T., Coventry, S., Keiper, F., Fox, R. ... Eglinton, J. (2010). An informative set of SNP markers for molecular characterisation of Australian barley germplasm. Crop and Pasture Science, 61, 1, 70-83.
10.1071/CP09140
2008 Hayden, M., Nguyen, T., Waterman, A. & Chalmers, K. (2008). Multiplex-ready PCR: A new method for multiplexed SSR and SNP genotyping. BMC Genomics, 9, 1, WWW 1-WWW 12.
10.1186/1471-2164-9-80
2008 White, J., Law, J., MacKay, I., Chalmers, K., Smith, J., Killian, A. & Powell, W. (2008). The genetic diversity of UK, US and Australian cultivars of Triticum aestivum measured by DArT markers and considered by genome. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 116, 3, 439-453.
10.1007/s00122-007-0681-3
2008 Hayden, M., Nguyen, T., Waterman, A., McMichael, G. & Chalmers, K. (2008). Application of multiplex-ready PCR for fluorescence-based SSR genotyping in barley and wheat. Molecular Breeding, 21, 3, 271-281.
10.1007/s11032-007-9127-5
2007 Hayden, M. J., Nguyen, T. M. & Chalmers, K. J. (2007). Development of a set of sequence tagged microsatellites (STMs) for high throughput, marker assisted selection of the stem rust resistance gene Sr2 in bread wheat. Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, -.
2007 Hearnden, P., Eckermann, P., McMichael, G., Hayden, M., Eglinton, J. & Chalmers, K. (2007). A genetic map of 1,000 SSR and DArT markers in a wide barley cross. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 115, 3, 383-391.
10.1007/s00122-007-0572-7
2006 Najaphy, A., Toorchi, M., Mohammadi, S., Chalmers, K., Moghaddami, M., Torabi, M. & Aharizad, S. (2006). Identification of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance QTLs in a Wheat Population Using SSR Markers. Biotechnology, 6, 3, 222-227.
2006 Wenzl, P., Li, H., Carling, J., Zhou, M., Raman, H., Paul, E. ... Kilian, A. (2006). A high-density consensus map of barley linking DArT markers to SSR, RFLP and STS loci and agricultural traits. BMC Genomics, 7, WWW 1-WWW 22.
10.1186/1471-2164-7-206
2004 Hayden, M., Kuchel, H. & Chalmers, K. (2004). Sequence tagged microsatellites for the Xgwm533 locus provide new diagnostic markers to select for the presence of stem rust resistance gene Sr2 in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 109, 8, 1641-1647.
10.1007/s00122-004-1787-5
2003 Karakousis, A., Barr, A., Chalmers, K., Ablett, G., Holton, T., Henry, R. ... Langridge, P. (2003). Potential of SSR markers for plant breeding and variety identification in Australian barley germplasm. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1197-1210.
10.1071/AR02178
2003 Raman, H., Platz, G., Chalmers, K., Raman, R., Read, B., Barr, A. & Moody, D. (2003). Mapping of genomic regions associated with net form of net blotch resistance in barley. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1359-1367.
10.1071/AR03026
2003 Emebiri, L., Moody, D., Panozzo, J., Chalmers, K., Kretschmer, J. & Ablett, G. (2003). Identification of QTLs associated with variations in grain protein concentration in two-row barley. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1211-1221.
10.1071/AR03006
2003 Barr, A., Jefferies, S., Broughton, S., Chalmers, K., Kretschmer, J., Boyd, W. ... Eckermann, P. (2003). Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population Alexis x Sloop. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1117-1123.
10.1071/AR02190
2003 Cakir, M., Poulsen, D., Galwey, N., Ablett, G., Chalmers, K., Platz, G. ... Langridge, P. (2003). Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population Tallon x Kaputar. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1155-1162.
10.1071/AR02238
2003 Coventry, S., Collins, H., Barr, A., Jefferies, S., Chalmers, K., Logue, S. & Langridge, P. (2003). Use of putative QTLs and structural genes in marker assisted selection for diastatic power in malting barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1241-1250.
10.1071/AR02193
2003 Karakousis, A., Gustafson, J., Chalmers, K., Barr, A. & Langridge, P. (2003). A consensus map of barley integrating SSR, RFLP, and AFLP markers. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1173-1185.
10.1071/AR02177
2003 Read, B., Raman, H., McMichael, G., Chalmers, K., Ablett, G., Platz, G. ... Lance, R. (2003). Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population Sloop x Halcyon. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1145-1153.
10.1071/AR03037
2003 Pallotta, M., Asayama, S., Reinheimer, J., Davies, P., Barr, A., Jefferies, S. ... Eckermann, P. (2003). Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population Amagi Nijo x WI2585. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1141-1144.
10.1071/AR02218
2003 Barr, A., Karakousis, A., Lance, R., Logue, S., Manning, S., Chalmers, K. ... Langridge, P. (2003). Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population Chebec x Harrington. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1125-1130.
10.1071/AR02215
2003 Karakousis, A., Barr, A., Kretschmer, J., Manning, S., Logue, S., Roumeliotis, S. ... Langridge, P. (2003). Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population Galleon x Haruna Nijo. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1131-1135.
10.1071/AR02179
2003 Karakousis, A., Barr, A., Kretschmer, J., Manning, S., Jefferies, S., Chalmers, K. ... Langridge, P. (2003). Mapping and QTL analysis of the barley population Clipper x Sahara. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 11-12, 1137-1140.
10.1071/AR02180
2002 Parker, G., Fox, P., Langridge, P., Chalmers, K., Whan, B. & Ganter, P. (2002). Genetic diversity within Australian wheat breeding programs based on molecular and pedigree data. Euphytica, 124, 3, 293-306.
10.1023/A:1015725522441
2001 Chalmers, K., Campbell, A., Kretschmer, J., Karakousis, A., Henschke, P., Pierens, S. ... Langridge, P. (2001). Construction of three linkage maps in bread wheat, Triticum aestivum. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 52, 11-Dec, 1089-1119.
10.1071/AR01081
2001 Langridge, P., Lagudah, E., Holton, T., Appels, R., Sharp, P. & Chalmers, K. (2001). Trends in genetic and genome analyses in wheat: a review. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 52, 11-12, 1043-1077.
10.1071/AR01082
2000 Jefferies, S., Pallotta, M., Paull, J., Karakousis, A., Kretschmer, J., Manning, S. ... Chalmers, K. (2000). Mapping and validation of chromosome regions conferring boron toxicity in wheat (Triticum aestivum). Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 101, 5-6, 767-777.
10.1007/s001220051542
1999 Parker, G., Chalmers, K., Rathjen, A. & Langridge, P. (1999). Mapping loci associated with milling yield in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Molecular Breeding, 5, 6, 561-568.
10.1023/A:1009678023431
1999 Jeffries, S., Barr, A., Karakousis, A., Kretschmer, J., Manning, S., Chalmers, K. ... Langridge, P. (1999). Mapping of chromosome regions conferring boron toxicity tolerance in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 98, 8, 1293-1303.
10.1007/s001220051195
1998 Parker, G., Chalmers, K., Rathjen, A. & Langridge, P. (1998). Mapping loci associated with flour colour in wheat (Triticum aestivum L). Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 97, 1-2, 238-245.
10.1007/s001220050891
1998 Barr, A., Chalmers, K., Karakousis, A., Kretschmer, J., Manning, S., Lance, R. ... Langridge, P. (1998). RFLP mapping of a new cereal cyst nematode resistance locus in barley. Plant Breeding, 117, 2, 185-187.
10.1111/j.1439-0523.1998.tb01477.x
1998 Paull, J., Chalmers, K., Karakousis, A., Kretschmer, J., Manning, S. & Langridge, P. (1998). Genetic diversity in Australian wheat varieties and breeding material based on RFLP data. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 96, 3-4, 435-446.
10.1007/s001220050760
1997 Kretschmer, J., Chalmers, K., Manning, S., Karakousis, A., Barr, A., Islam, A. ... Langridge, P. (1997). RFLP mapping of the Ha2 cereal cyst nematode resistance gene in barley. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 94, 8, 1060-1064.
10.1007/s001220050515
1996 Thomas, W., Powell, W., Swanston, J., Ellis, R., Chalmers, K., Barua, U. ... Smith, D. (1996). Quantitative trait loci for germination and malting quality characters in a spring barley cross. Crop Science, 36, 2, 265-273.
1996 Orozco-Castillo, C., Chalmers, K., Powell, W. & Waugh, R. (1996). RAPD and organelle specific PCR re-affirms taxonomic relationships within the genus Coffea. Plant Cell Reports, 15, 5, 337-341.
10.1007/bf00232367
1995 Powell, W., Orozco Castillo, C., Chalmers, K., Provan, J. & Waugh, R. (1995). Polymerase chain reaction‐based assays for the characterisation of plant genetic resources. ELECTROPHORESIS, 16, 1, 1726-1730.
10.1002/elps.11501601285
1995 Thomas, W., Powell, W., Waugh, R., Chalmers, K., Barua, U., Jack, P. ... Lance, R. (1995). Detection of quantitative trait loci for agronomic, yield, grain and disease characters in spring barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 91, 6-7, 1037-1047.
10.1007/BF00223917
1994 Chalmers, K., Newton, A., Waugh, R., Wilson, J. & Powell, W. (1994). Evaluation of the extent of genetic variation in mahoganies (Meliaceae) using RAPD markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 89, 4, 504-508.
10.1007/BF00225387
1994 Orozco-Castillo, C., Chalmers, K., Waugh, R. & Powell, W. (1994). Detection of genetic diversity and selective gene introgression in coffee using RAPD markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics: International Journal of Plant Breeding Research, 87, 8, 934-940.
10.1007/BF00225787
1993 Chalmers, K., Barua, U., Hackett, C., Thomas, , Waugh, R. & Powell, W. (1993). Identification of RAPD markers linked to genetic factors controlling the milling energy requirement of barley. Theoretical and Applied Genetics: International Journal of Plant Breeding Research, 87, 3, 314-320.
10.1007/BF01184917
1993 DAWSON, I., CHALMERS, K., WAUGH, R. & POWELL, W. (1993). Detection and analysis of genetic variation in Hordeum spontaneum populations from Israel using RAPD markers. Molecular Ecology, 2, 3, 151-159.
10.1111/j.1365-294X.1993.tb00104.x
1993 Barua, U., Chalmers, K., Thomas, W., Hackett, C., Lea, V., Jack, P. ... Powell, W. (1993). Molecular mapping of genes determining height, time to heading, and growth habit in barley (Hordeum vulgare). Genome, 36, 6, 1080-1087.
10.1139/g93-143
1993 Barua, U., Chalmers, K., Hackett, C., Thomas, W., Powell, W. & Waugh, R. (1993). Identification of RAPD markers linked to a rhynchosporium seca/is resistance locus in barley using near-isogenic lines and bulked segregant analysis. Heredity, 71, 2, 177-184.
10.1038/hdy.1993.122
1992 Chalmers, K., Waugh, R., Sprent, J., Simons, A. & Powell, W. (1992). Detection of genetic variation between and within populations of gliricidia sepium and g. Maculata using RAPD markers. Heredity, 69, 5, 465-472.
10.1038/hdy.1992.151
1992 Chalmers, K., Waugh, R., Sprent, J., Simons, A. & Powell, W. (1992). Detection of genetic variation between and within populations of Gliricidia sepium and G. maculata using RAPD markers.. Heredity, 69, 465-472.
1992 Chalmers, K., Waugh, R., Watters, J., Forster, B., Nevo, E., Abbott, R. & Powell, W. (1992). Grain isozyme and ribosomal DNA variability in Hordeum spontaneum populations from Israel. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 84, 3-4, 313-322.
10.1007/BF00229489
1991 Finnie, S., Forster, B., Chalmers, K., Dyer, A., Waugh, R. & Powell, W. (1991). Genetic stability of microspore-derived doubled haploids of barley: A cytological, biochemical, and molecular study. Genome, 34, 6, 923-928.
10.1139/g91-142
1991 Thompson, D., Chalmers, K., Waugh, R., Forster, B., Thomas, W., Caligari, P. & Powell, W. (1991). The inheritance of genetic markers in microspore-derived plants of barley Hordeum vulgare L.. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 81, 4, 487-492.
10.1007/BF00219438
1987 Gadd, G., Chalmers, K. & Reed, R. (1987). The role of trehalose in dehydration resistance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 48, 1-2, 249-254.
10.1111/j.1574-6968.1987.tb02551.x

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2005 Langridge, P. & Chalmers, K. (2005). The principle: Identification and application of molecular markers. In H. Lorz & G. Wenzel (Eds.), Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry (pp. 3-22). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.
2001 Chalmers, K., Jefferies, S. & Langridge, P. (2001). Comparison of RFLP and AFLP marker systems for assessing genetic diversity in Australian barley varieties and breeding. In Plant Genotyping: The DNA Fingerprinting of Plants (pp. 161-178). Wallingford Oxon OX1O 8DE UK: CABI Publishing.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2006 Eglinton, J., Coventry, S. & Chalmers, K. (2006). Breeding Outcomes from Molecular Genetics. Australasian Plant Breeding Conference (Christchurch, N.Z.). Christchurch, N.Z..
2005 McMichael, G., Eglinton, J., Barr, A. & Chalmers, K. (2005). Identification of Marker Trait Associations in a Barley Four Way Cross. Australian Barley Technical Symposium Conference Proceedings (Hobart, Tasmania). Hobart, Tasmania.
2005 Hayden, M., Nguyen, T. & Chalmers, K. (2005). Multiplex-ready markers: A technique for high-throughput, low-cost genotyping on a semi-automated DNA fragment analyser. Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Hobart, Tasmania.
2005 Hearnden, P., Eckermann, P., Hayden, M., McMichael, G., Eglinton, J. & Chalmers, K. (2005). A high density genetic map for barley integrating SSR and DArT markers. Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Hobart, Tasmania.
2004 Mather, D., Hayes, P., Chalmers, K., Eglinton, J., Matus, I., Richardson, K. ... Pal, N. (2004). Use of SSR Marker Data to Study Linkage Disequilibrium and Population Structure in Hordeum vulgare: Prospects for Association Mapping in Barley. International Barley Genetics Symposium (Brno, Czech Republic). Brno, Czech Republic).
2003 McMichael, G., Eglinton, J., Barr, A. & Chalmers, K. (2003). Developing marker trait associations in the population Chieftan/Barque//Manley/VB9104 using novel techniques. Proceedings of the Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Adelaide, South Australia.
2002 Barr, A., Eglinton, J., Coventry, S., Collins, H., Logue, S., Roumeliotis, S. ... Langridge, P. (2002). QTL analysis – did it deliver the goods?. Australasian Plant Breeding Conference (12th : 2002 : Perth, W.A.). Perth, W.A..
2001 Barr, A., Eglinton, J., Warner, P., Chalmers, K. & Langridge, P. (2001). Marker assisted selection – where to now?. Australian Barley Technical Symposium (10th : 2001 : Canberra, A.C.T.). Canberra, ACT.
2000 Langridge, P., Yang, Q. W., Dong, C. M. & Chalmers, K. (2000). From genome structure to pragmatic breeding of wheat and barley. 22nd Stadler Genetics Symposium. J. P. Gustafson (Ed.) UNIV MISSOURI, COLUMBIA, MO.
2000 Karakousis, A., Chalmers, K., Barr, A. & Langridge, P. (2000). Identification of SSR Markers for Use in the Australian Barley Breeding Programs. 8th International Barley Genetics Symposium. D. S. Logue (Ed.) Adelaide, Australia.
2000 Barr, A., Jefferies, S., Warner, P., Moody, D., Chalmers, K. & Langridge, P. (2000). Marker assisted selection in theory and practice. 8th International Barley Genetics Symposium. D. S. Logue (Ed.) Adelaide, Australia.
1999 Coventry, S., Barr, A., Jefferies, S., Chalmers, K., Logue, S. & Langridge, P. (1999). Validating quantitative trait loci for diastatic power in populations of malting barley (hordeum vulgare L.). Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Melbourne, Vic..
1993 FORSTER, B. P., TAEB, M., KOEBNER, R. M. D., BARUA, U. M. & CHALMERS, K. J. (1993). GENETIC APPROACHES TO WATERLOGGING AND SALT STRESS IN THE TRITICEA - A REVIEW. International Symposium on Adaptation of Food Crops to Temperature and Water Stress. C. G. Kuo (Ed.) TAIPEI, TAIWAN.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2013 Fox, R., Khoo, K., Gupta, S., Vassos, E., Chalmers, K. & Mather, D. (2013). A Next-Generation Approach to Mappng and Marker Development Applied to Adult-Plant Resistance of Barley Against Powdery Mildew. 16th Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Melbourne.
2004 Eglington, J. K., Coventry, S. J., Mather, D. E., Kretschmer, J., McMichael, G. L. & Chalmers, K. J. (2004). Advance Backcross QTL analysis in Barley. Proceedings of the 9th International Barley Genetics Symposium. Czech Republic.
Position
Senior Research Fellow
Phone
83136812
Fax
8313 7102
Campus
Waite
Building
Plant Genomics Centre
Room Number
1 22
Org Unit
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

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