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

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

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 Country Amount
2017 Achievement Syngenta Growth Award Syngenta Australia Australia
2010 Research Award Special commendation for a poster by a staff member 2010 The University of Adelaide Australia
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 Switzerland

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

Journals

Year Citation
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.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
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, 7 pages.
DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC2
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, 8 pages.
DOI Scopus3 Europe PMC4
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.
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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.
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2017 Dang, H., Malone, J., Boutsalis, P., Gill, G., & Preston, C. (2017). Identification of a target-site mutation conferring resistance to triazine herbicides in oriental mustard (Sisymbrium orientale L.) from Australia. Weed Biology and Management, 17(4), 153-160.
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2017 Shergill, L., Malone, J., Boutsalis, P., Preston, C., & Gill, G. (2017). Inheritance of quizalofop resistance in a smooth barley biotype from South Australia. Agronomy Journal, 109(6), 2820-2827.
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2017 Dang, H. T., Malone, J. M., Boutsalis, P., Krishnan, M., Gill, G., & Preston, C. (2017). Reduced translocation in 2,4-D resistant oriental mustard populations (sisymbrium orientale L.) from Australia.. Pest management science.
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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.
DOI Scopus11 WoS14 Europe PMC11
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.
DOI Scopus7 WoS8 Europe PMC4
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.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
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.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
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.
DOI Scopus8 WoS8
2014 Boutsalis, P., Gill, G., & Preston, C. (2014). Control of rigid ryegrass in australian wheat production with pyroxasulfone. Weed Technology, 28(2), 332-339.
DOI Scopus3 WoS4
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.
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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.
DOI Scopus25 WoS24
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.
DOI Scopus2 WoS2
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.
DOI Scopus49 WoS52
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.
DOI Scopus21 WoS24
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.
DOI Scopus76 WoS76
1995 Boutsalis, P., & Powles, S. (1995). Resistance of dicot weeds to acetolactate synthase (ALS)-inhibiting herbicides in Australia. Weed Research, 35(3), 149-155.
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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.
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Conference Papers

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2016 Co-Supervisor Evolution of cross-resistance to prosulfocarb and triallate in annual ryegrass and its management Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr David John Brunton

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2013 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Biology and glyphosate resistance in Chloris truncata (windmill grass) and Chloris virgata (feathertop Rhodes grass) in southern Australia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Duc The Ngo
2012 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Characterisation and Management of Herbicide Resistance in Barley Grass (Hordeum glaucum Steud.) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Lovreet Singh Shergill
2011 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Evolution and spread of glyphosate resistant barnyard grass (Echinochloa colona (L.) Link) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hoan Thai Nguyen
2008 - 2010 Co-Supervisor Glyphosate resistance in Annual Ryegrass (Lolium Rigidum Gaud.) with Multiple Resistance Mechanisms Master of Agricultural Science Master Full Time Mr Yazid Bostamam
Position
Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone
83137298
Fax
8313 7109
Campus
Waite
Building
Waite Building, floor LG
Room Number
LG 08E
Org Unit
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

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