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Susan Foster

Research Technician

Room 216, Life Sciences Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 2625 (phone)

+61 3 6226 2698 (fax)

Susan.Foster@utas.edu.au

Additional Information

Research Interests

Acacia species are important plantation pulp trees in Vietnam. Polyploidy induction research in Australia, South Africa and Vietnam aims to develop sterile triploids to prevent weediness and improve overall yields.

Research Areas

General Responsibilities

First year Plant Science demonstrator and Life Science Bridging Unit tutor.

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Research Fields

  • Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics (060411)
  • Genetics (060499)
  • Forestry Sciences (070599)

Research Impact

  • Native Forests (820104)
  • Hardwood Plantations (820101)

Publications

Total publications

5

Journal Article

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2012Harbard JL, Griffin AR, Foster S, Brooker C, Kha LD, et al., 'Production of colchicine-induced autotetraploids as a basis for sterility breeding in Acacia mangium Willd', Forestry, 85, (3) pp. 427-436. ISSN 0015-752X (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cps041 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 12

Co-authors: Harbard JL; Griffin AR; Brooker C; Koutoulis A

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2007Foster SA, McKinnon GE, Steane DA, Potts BM, Vaillancourt RE, 'Parallel evolution of dwarf ecotypes in the forest tree Eucalyptus globulus', New Phytologist, 175, (2) pp. 370-380. ISSN 0028-646X (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02077.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 44Web of Science - 47

Co-authors: McKinnon GE; Steane DA; Potts BM; Vaillancourt RE

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Conference Publication

(3 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2005Potts BM, McKinnon GE, Steane DA, Jones TH, Foster SA, et al., 'Molecular insights into the gene pool of Eucalyptus globulus', IUFRO Tree Biotechnology 2005, 6-11 November, Pretoria, South Africa, pp. S5.3. (2005) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Potts BM; McKinnon GE; Steane DA; Jones TH; Vaillancourt RE; Freeman JS

2005Potts BM, McKinnon GE, Steane DA, Jones TH, McGowen MH, et al., 'Eucalyptus globulus: A model species for eucalypt genetic research', International Forestry Review, 8-13 August, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 49. (2005) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Potts BM; McKinnon GE; Steane DA; Jones TH; McGowen MH; Dutkowski GW; Vaillancourt RE

2003Vaillancourt RE, Foster SA, Steane DA, Potts BM, 'Local differentiation in Eucalyptus globulus', Abstracts and Posters: 19th Genetics Congress, July 6-11, Melbourne, pp. 131. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Vaillancourt RE; Steane DA; Potts BM