Dr Peter Boutsalis

Peter Boutsalis
Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences

Herbicide resistance support and extension to growers, agronomists and the chemical industry. Employed since 2005 for the University of Adelaide to conduct random weed surveys across SA and Vic to monitor for changes in herbicide resistance. Also manages Plant Science Consulting; conducting herbicide resistance testing for Australian growers

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Dr Peter Boutsalis

Herbicide resistance support and extension to growers, agronomists and the chemical industry. Employed since 2005 for the University of Adelaide to conduct random weed surveys across SA and Vic to monitor for changes in herbicide resistance. Also manages Plant Science Consulting; conducting herbicide resistance testing for Australian growers

For more information see Weed Science Research Group

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2005 Ph.D. Agricultural Science- Herbicide Resistance The University of Adelaide

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2017 Achievement Syngenta Growth Award Syngenta Australia
2010 Research Award Special commendation for a poster by a staff member 2010 The University of Adelaide
2009 Research Award Special commendation for a poster by a staff member 2009 The University of Adelaide
1999 Research Award The Novartis Crop Protection Research Prize Novartis/Syngenta

Language Competencies

Language Competency
German Can speak and understand spoken
Greek, Modern (1453-) Can read, write, speak and understand spoken

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
1992 - 1996 The University of Adelaide Australia Ph.D.
1986 - 1989 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia Bachelor Agricultural Science

Research Interests

Agronomy & Agriculture, Fertilisers and Agrochemicals

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Ngo, T., Boutsalis, P., Preston, C. & Gill, G. (2017). Plant development and seed biology of windmillgrass (chloris truncata) in southern Australia. Weed Science, 65, 3, 395-405.
10.1017/wsc.2017.5
2017 Ngo, T., Krishnan, M., Boutsalis, P., Gill, G. & Preston, C. (2017). Target-site mutations conferring resistance to glyphosate in feathertop Rhodes grass (Chloris virgata) populations in Australia. Pest Management Science, -.
10.1002/ps.4512
2017 Ngo, T., Malone, J., Boutsalis, P., Gill, G. & Preston, C. (2017). EPSPS gene amplification conferring resistance to glyphosate in windmill grass (Chloris truncata) in Australia. Pest Management Science, -.
10.1002/ps.4573
2017 Ngo, T., Boutsalis, P., Preston, C. & Gill, G. (2017). Growth, development, and seed biology of feather fingergrass (chloris virgata) in southern Australia. Weed Science, 65, 3, 413-425.
10.1017/wsc.2016.33
2017 Shergill, L., Malone, J., Boutsalis, P., Preston, C. & Gill, G. (2017). Basis of ACCase and ALS inhibitor resistance in Hordeum glaucum Steud. Pest Management Science, 73, 8, 1-10.
10.1002/ps.4501
2016 Malone, J., Morran, S., Shirley, N., Boutsalis, P. & Preston, C. (2016). EPSPS gene amplification in glyphosate-resistant Bromus diandrus. Pest management science, 72, 1, 81-88.
10.1002/ps.4019
2016 Shergill, L., Boutsalis, P., Preston, C. & Gill, G. (2016). Fitness costs associated with 1781 and 2041 ACCase-mutant alleles conferring resistance to herbicides in Hordeum glaucum Steud. Crop Protection, 87, 60-67.
10.1016/j.cropro.2016.04.025
2016 Kleemann, S., Boutsalis, P., Gill, G. & Preston, C. (2016). Applications of pre-emergent pyroxasulfone, flufenacet and their mixtures with triallate for the control of Bromus diandrus (ripgut brome) in no-till wheat (Triticum aestivum) crops of southern Australia. Crop Protection, 80, 144-148.
10.1016/j.cropro.2015.11.010
2016 Nguyen, T., Malone, J., Boutsalis, P., Shirley, N. & Preston, C. (2016). Temperature influences the level of glyphosate resistance in barnyardgrass (Echinochloa colona). Pest Management Science, 72, 5, 1031-1039.
10.1002/ps.4085
2015 Shergill, L., Malone, J., Boutsalis, P., Preston, C. & Gill, G. (2015). Target-site point mutations conferring resistance to ACCase-inhibiting herbicides in smooth barley (Hordeum glaucum) and hare barley (Hordeum leporinum). Weed Science, 63, 2, 408-415.
10.1614/WS-D-14-00134.1
2014 Adu-Yeboah, P., Boutsalis, P., Hooper, P., Gill, G. S. & Preston, C. (2014). Use of alternative herbicide mixtures to manage glyphosate-resistant Lolium rigidum Gaud. along crop margins in South Australia. Crop and Pasture Science, 65, 12, 1349-1356.
10.1071/CP14066
2014 Boutsalis, P., Gill, G. & Preston, C. (2014). Control of rigid ryegrass in australian wheat production with pyroxasulfone. Weed Technology, 28, 2, 332-339.
10.1614/WT-D-13-00094.1
2014 Malone, J., Boutsalis, P., Baker, J. & Preston, C. (2014). Distribution of herbicide-resistant acetyl-coenzyme A carboxylase alleles in Lolium rigidum across grain cropping areas of South Australia. Weed Research, 54, 1, 78-86.
10.1111/wre.12050
2013 Preston, C., Dolman, F. & Boutsalis, P. (2013). Multiple resistance to acetohydroxyacid synthase-inhibiting and auxinic herbicides in a population of oriental mustard (Sisymbrium orientale). Weed Science, 61, 2, 185-192.
10.1614/WS-D-12-00117.1
2012 Bostamam, Y., Malone, J., Dolman, F., Boutsalis, P. & Preston, C. (2012). Rigid ryegrass (Lolium rigidum) populations containing a target site mutation in EPSPS and reduced glyphosate translocation are more resistant to glyphosate. Weed Science, 60, 3, 474-479.
10.1614/WS-D-11-00154.1
2012 Boutsalis, P., Gill, G. & Preston, C. (2012). Incidence of herbicide resistance in rigid ryegrass (lolium rigidum) across southeastern Australia. Weed Technology, 26, 3, 391-398.
10.1614/WT-D-11-00150.1
2009 Preston, C., Wakelin, A., Dolman, F., Bostamam, Y. & Boutsalis, P. (2009). A decade of glyphosate-resistant Lolium around the world: Mechanisms, genes, fitness, and agronomic management. Weed Science, 57, 4, 435-441.
10.1614/WS-08-181.1
1995 Boutsalis, P. & Powles, S. (1995). Inheritance and mechanisms of resistance to herbicides inhibiting acetolacate synthase in Sonchus oleraceus L.. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 91, 2, 242-247.
10.1007/BF00220884
1995 Boutsalis, P. & Powles, S. (1995). Resistance of dicot weeds to acetolactate synthase (ALS)-inhibiting herbicides in Australia. Weed Research, 35, 3, 149-155.
10.1111/j.1365-3180.1995.tb02028.x

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2010 Malone, J. M., Boutsalis, P. & Preston, C. (2010). Spread of herbicide resistance alleles in Lolium rigidum Gaud. (annual ryegrass).. Seventeenth Australasian Weeds Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.
2006 Boutsalis, P., Preston, C. & Broster, J. (2006). Management of trifluralin resistance in annual ryegrass (Lolium rigidum Gaudin) in southern Australia. Australian Weeds Conference. C. Preston, J. H. Watts & N. D. Crossman (Eds.) Adelaide.
2006 Boutsalis, P. & Preston, C. (2006). Resistance to acetyl-Coenzyme A carboxylase (ACCase)-inhibiting herbicides in Bromus spp. in Australia. Australian Weeds Conference. C. Preston, J. H. Watts & N. D. Crossman (Eds.) Adelaide.
Position
Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone
83137298
Fax
8313 7109
Campus
Waite
Building
Waite Building
Room Number
LG 08E
Org Unit
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

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