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Ian Murfet

Honorary Research Associate

Room 264, Life Sciences Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 2603 (phone)

+61 3 6226 2698 (fax)

Ian.Murfet@utas.edu.au

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Fields of Research

  • Plant Physiology (060705)
  • Medical Biotechnology (100499)
  • Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding) (070305)
  • Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches) (060405)
  • Genetics (060499)
  • Land Capability and Soil Degradation (050302)
  • Developmental Genetics (incl. Sex Determination) (060403)
  • Biochemistry and Cell Biology (060199)
  • Plant Biology (060799)
  • Horticultural Crop Growth and Development (070601)
  • Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology (070303)

Research Objectives

  • Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences (970105)
  • Plant Production and Plant Primary Products (829999)
  • Horticultural Crops (820299)
  • Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production (829899)
  • Grain Legumes (820503)
  • Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society (970116)
  • Education and Training (939999)

Publications

Total publications

53

Journal Article

(34 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2011Hecht V, Laurie RE, Vander Schoor JK, Ridge S, Knowles CL, et al., 'The Pea GIGAS Gene Is a FLOWERING LOCUS T Homolog Necessary for Graft-Transmissible Specification of Flowering but Not for Responsiveness to Photoperiod', The Plant Cell, 23, (1) pp. 147-161. ISSN 1040-4651 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1105/tpc.110.081042 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 95Web of Science - 90

Co-authors: Hecht V; Vander Schoor JK; Ridge S; Knowles CL; Liew LC; Sussmilch FC; Weller JL

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2008Ross JJ, Reid JB, Murfet IC, Weston D, 'The slender phenotype of pea is deficient in DELLA proteins', Plant Signaling & Behavior, 3, (8) pp. 590-2. ISSN 1559-2324 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.4161/psb.3.8.6224 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Ross JJ; Reid JB; Weston D

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2008Weston D, Elliott RC, Lester DR, Rameau C, Reid JB, et al., 'The pea DELLA proteins LA and CRY are important regulators of gibberellin synthesis and root growth', Plant Physiology, 147, (1) pp. 199-205. ISSN 0032-0889 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1104/pp.108.115808 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 59Web of Science - 46

Co-authors: Weston D; Elliott RC; Lester DR; Reid JB; Ross JJ

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2004Weller JL, Batge SL, Smith JJ, Kerckhoffs LH, Sineshchekov VA, et al., 'A Dominant Mutation in the Pea PHYA Gene Confers Enhanced Responses to Light and Impairs the Light-Dependent Degradation of Phytochrome A', Plant Physiology, 135, (4) pp. 2186-2195. ISSN 0032-0889 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1104/pp.103.036103 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 31Web of Science - 29

Co-authors: Weller JL; Smith JJ; Kerckhoffs LH; Reid JB

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2004Murfet IC, Taylor SA, 'The aero2 ( aeromaculata2) mutation in pea increases leaf flecking and complexity but, unlike aero1, does not promote flowering', Pisum Genetics, 36 pp. 14-19. ISSN 1320-2510 (2004) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Taylor SA

2003Murfet IC, 'Branching in pea: double mutants of rms7 with rms1 through rms5', Pisum Genetics, 35 pp. 15-18. ISSN 1320-2510 (2003) [Refereed Article]

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2003Taylor SA, Murfet IC, 'A supaeromaculata mutation affects heterochrony in pea', Physiologia Plantarum, 117, (1) pp. 100-107. ISSN 0031-9317 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1034/j.1399-3054.2003.1170113.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Taylor SA

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2003Morris SE, Beveridge CA, Murfet IC, Prioul S, Rameau C, 'The basal-branching pea mutant rms7-1', Pisum Genetics, 35 pp. 10-14. ISSN 1320-2510 (2003) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

2002Symons GM, Ross JJ, Murfet IC, 'The bushy pea mutant is IAA-deficient', Physiologia Plantarum, 116, (3) pp. 389-397. ISSN 0031-9317 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1034/j.1399-3054.2002.1160315.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 22Web of Science - 21

Co-authors: Symons GM; Ross JJ

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2002Taylor SA, Hofer JMI, Murfet IC, Sollinger JD, Singer SR, et al., 'PROLIFERATING INFLORESCENCE MERISTEM, a MADS-box gene that regulates floral meristem identity in pea', Plant Physiology, 129, (3) pp. 1150-1159. ISSN 0032-0889 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1104/pp.001677 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 55Web of Science - 49

Co-authors: Taylor SA

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2002Rameau C, Murfet IC, Laucou V, Floyd RS, Morris SE, et al., 'Pea rms6 mutants exhibit increased basal branching', Physiologia Plantarum, 115, (3) pp. 458-467. ISSN 0031-9317 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1034/j.1399-3054.2002.1150316.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 27Web of Science - 24

Co-authors: Morris SE

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2001Morris SE, Turnbull CGN, Murfet IC, Beveridge CA, 'Mutational analysis of branching in pea. Evidence that Rms1 and Rms5 regulate the same novel signal', Plant Physiology, 126, (3) pp. 1205-1213. ISSN 0032-0889 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1104/pp.126.3.1205 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 135Web of Science - 127

Co-authors: Morris SE

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2001Taylor S, Hofer J, Murfet IC, 'Stamina pistilloida, the pea ortholog of Fim and UFO, is required for normal development of flowers, inflorescences, and leaves', The Plant Cell, 13, (1) pp. 31-46. ISSN 1040-4651 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1105/tpc.13.1.31 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 76Web of Science - 71

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2001Beveridge CA, Batge SL, Ross JJ, Murfet IC, 'Hormone physiology of pea mutants prevented from flowering by mutations gi or veg1', Physiologia Plantarum, 113, (2) pp. 285-291. ISSN 0031-9317 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1034/j.1399-3054.2001.1130217.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Ross JJ

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2000Murfet IC, Rameau C, 'Map position of the Rms6 locus', Pisum Genetics, 32 pp. 58. ISSN 1320-2510 (2000) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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2000Murfet IC, Symons GM, 'Double mutant rms2 rms5 expresses a transgressive, profuse branching phenotype', Pisum Genetics, 32 pp. 33-38. ISSN 1320-2510 (2000) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Symons GM

2000Murfet IC, Symons GM, 'The peaRms2-1 Rms4-1 double-mutant phenotype is transgressive', Pisum Genetics, 32 pp. 59. ISSN 1320-2510 (2000) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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Co-authors: Symons GM

1999Murfet IC, Taylor SA, 'Flowering gene Ppd in pea: Map position and disturbed segregation of allele ppd-2', Journal of Heredity, 90, (5) pp. 548-550. ISSN 0022-1503 (1999) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/jhered/90.5.548 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Taylor SA

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1999Symons GM, Murfet IC, Ross JJ, Sherriff LJ, Warkentin TD, 'Bushy, a dominant pea mutant characterised by short, thin stems, tiny leaves and a major reduction in apical dominance', Physiologia Plantarum, 107, (3) pp. 346-352. ISSN 0031-9317 (1999) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1034/j.1399-3054.1999.100312.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 10

Co-authors: Symons GM; Ross JJ; Sherriff LJ

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1998Murfet IC, Ellis THN, 'Evidence for the linkage sequence st...b...Np...le', Pisum Genetics, 30 pp. 12-14. ISSN 1320-2510 (1998) [Refereed Article]

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1998Rameau C, Denoue D, Fraval F, Haurogne K, Josserand J, et al., 'Genetic mapping in pea. 2. Identification of RAPD and SCAR markers linked to genes affecting plant architecture', Theoretical and Applied Genetetics, 97, (5-6) pp. 916-928. ISSN 0040-5752 (1998) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s001220050972 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 32Web of Science - 23

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1997Beveridge CA, Murfet IC, Kerhoas L, Sotta B, Miginiac E, et al., 'The shoot controls zeatin riboside export from pea roots. Evidence from the branching mutant rms4', The Plant Journal, 11, (2) pp. 339-345. ISSN 0960-7412 (1997) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-313X.1997.11020339.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 115Web of Science - 113

Co-authors: Beveridge CA

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1997Beveridge CA, Symons GM, Murfet IC, Ross JJ, Rameau C, 'The rms1 mutant of pea has elevated indole-3-acetic acid levels and reduced root-sap zeatin riboside content but increased branching controlled by graft-transmissible signal(s)', Plant Physiology, 115, (3) pp. 1251-1258. ISSN 0032-0889 (1997) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1104/pp.115.3.1251 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 127Web of Science - 121

Co-authors: Beveridge CA; Symons GM; Ross JJ

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1997Rameau C, Bodelin C, Cadier D, Grandjean O, Miard F, et al., 'New ramosus mutants at loci Rms1, Rms3 and Rms4 resulting from the mutation breeding program at Versailles', Pisum Genetics, 29 pp. 7-12. ISSN 1320-2510 (1997) [Refereed Article]

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1997Ross JJ, Murfet IC, Reid JB, 'Gibberellin mutants', Physiologia Plantarum, 100, (3) pp. 550-560. ISSN 0031-9317 (1997) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3054.1997.tb03060.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 124Web of Science - 121

Co-authors: Ross JJ; Reid JB

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1997Symons GM, Murfet IC, 'Inheritance and allelism tests on six further branching mutants in pea', Pisum Genetics, 29 pp. 1-6. ISSN 1320-2510 (1997) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Symons GM

1997Weller JL, Murfet IC, Reid JB, 'Pea mutants with reduced sensitivity to far-red light define an important role for phytochrome A in day-length detection', Plant Physiology, 114, (4) pp. 1225-1336. ISSN 0032-0889 (1997) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1104/pp.114.4.1225 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 110Web of Science - 105

Co-authors: Weller JL; Reid JB

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1997Weller JL, Reid JB, Taylor SA, Murfet IC, 'The genetic control of flowering in pea', Trends in Plant Science, 2, (11) pp. 412-418. ISSN 1360-1385 (1997) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S1360-1385(97)85580-X [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 93Web of Science - 83

Co-authors: Weller JL; Reid JB; Taylor SA

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1996Beveridge CA, Murfet IC, 'The gigas mutant in pea is deficient in the floral stimulus', Physiologia Plantarum, 96, (4) pp. 637-645. ISSN 0031-9317 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3054.1996.tb00237.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 45Web of Science - 44

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1996Beveridge CA, Ross JJ, Murfet IC, 'Branching in pea - Action of genes rms3 and rms4', Plant Physiology, 110, (3) pp. 859-865. ISSN 0032-0889 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1104/pp.110.3.859 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 132Web of Science - 128

Co-authors: Ross JJ

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1996Murfet IC, Sherriff LJ, 'Confirmation that the sn locus is between Aldo and Gal2 in linkage group VII of pea', Pisum Genetics, 28 pp. 1-2. ISSN 1320-2510 (1996) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Sherriff LJ

1996Reid JB, Murfet IC, Singer SR, Weller JL, Taylor SA, 'Physiological-genetics of flowering in Pisum', Cell & Developmental Biology, 7, (3) pp. 455-463. ISSN 1084-9521 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1006/scdb.1996.0057 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 32Web of Science - 33

Co-authors: Reid JB; Weller JL; Taylor SA

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1996Taylor SA, Murfet IC, 'Flowering in Pisum: Identification of a new ppd allele and its physiological action as revealed by grafting', Physiologia Plantarum, 97, (4) pp. 719-723. ISSN 0031-9317 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3054.1996.tb00536.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 17

Co-authors: Taylor SA

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1995Weller JL, Nagatani A, Kendrick RE, Murfet IC, Reid JB, 'New lv mutants of pea are deficient in phytochrome B', Plant Physiology, 108, (2) pp. 525-532. ISSN 0032-0889 (1995) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1104/pp.108.2.525 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 58Web of Science - 58

Co-authors: Weller JL; Reid JB

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Conference Publication

(19 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2003Morris SE, Beveridge CA, Murfet IC, Rameau C, 'Highlighting the commercial potential of RMS6 and RMS7', Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Inc, 29 September - 2 October 2003, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 108. (2003) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

2001Beveridge SE, Morris SE, Foo E, Murfet IC, Turnbull CGN, 'Mutational analysis of branching in pea', Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Brno, 1-6 July 2001, Brno Conference Centre, Brno Czech Republic, pp. 156. (2001) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

2001Beveridge SE, Morris SE, Foo E, Murfet IC, Turnbull CGN, 'Mutational analysis of branching in pea', EuroConference EUproject HPCT-CT-1999-00015 Molecular Genetics of Model Legumes: Impact for Legume Biology and Breeding, 15-19 September 2001, Golm, Germany, pp. 1. (2001) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

2001Foo E, Rameau C, Haurogne K, Morris SE, Bullier E, et al., 'Molecular physiology of branching in pea-focus on RMS1, a gene controlling a novel branching signal', Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Inc, 1-4 October 2001, National Convention Centre Canberra ACT, pp. Pos2-104. (2001) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

2001Beveridge CA, Rameau C, Foo E, Haurogne K, Morris SE, et al., 'Molecular physiology of branching pea', Combined Conference Abstracts ComBio2001, 1-4 October 2001, National Convention Centre Canberra ACT, pp. Sym-45-03. (2001) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

2000Beveridge SE, Foo E, Morris SE, Murfet IC, Turnbull CGN, 'A mutational analysis of branching in pea identifies roles for novel long distance signals', Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Inc, 11-14 December 2000, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. Poster 2-107. (2000) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

2000Morris SE, Turnbull CGN, Murfet IC, Beveridge CA, 'RMS5 and RMS1 interact to control a novel graft-tansmissible signal(s) involved in the regulation of branching in pea', Combined Meeting Abstracts ComBio2000 Conference, 11-14 December 2000, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. Symp18-3. (2000) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

2000Weller JL, Beauchamp N, Batge SL, Kerckhoffs LH, Platten JD, et al., 'Interaction of phytochromes A and B in the control of de-etiolation and flowering in pea', Molecular Genetics of Model Legumes, EU Euroconference series, 24-28 June 2000, Norwich, UK (2000) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Weller JL; Kerckhoffs LH; Platten JD; Reid JB

1999Morris SE, Turnbull CGN, Murfet IC, Beveridge CA, 'Adding a fifth gene to the ramosus branching model', Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Inc, 27 September-30 September, Conrad Jupiters Gold Coast Australia, pp. Pos-Mon-02. (1999) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

1997Morris S, Beveridge CA, Murfet IC, Turnbull CGN, 'New theories on cytokinin homeostasis and apical dominance. III. Rms5 and a model for branching in pea', 37th Annual ASPP Conference, Melbourne, pp. P1-5. (1997) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Beveridge CA

1997Morris SE, Turnbull CGN, Murfet IC, Beveridge CA, 'New theories on cytokinin homeostasis and apical dominance. III. Rms5 and a model for branching pea', Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Inc, 29 September - 2 October, Melbourne Convention Centre Melbourne Australia, pp. Pos 1-5. (1997) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Morris SE

1997Rameau C, Laucou V, Haurogne K, Bellec Y, Murfet IC, 'Identification and mapping of mutations affecting the branching of the plant in pea', International Food Legume Research Conference III, Adelaide, pp. 118. (1997) [Conference Extract]

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1997Taylor SA, Murfet IC, 'Stp is the pea homologue of Fim and UFO', 37th Annual ASPP Conference, Melbourne, pp. SYM P5-4. (1997) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Taylor SA

1997Weller JL, Murfet IC, Reid JB, 'Characterisation of a light-hypersensitive mutant of pea', 37th Annual ASPP Conference, Melbourne, pp. P1-15. (1997) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Weller JL; Reid JB

1996Murfet IC, Kusnadi J, Ross JJ, 'The short internode lgr mutant in pea.', ASPP Meeting, Canberra, pp. 81-03. (1996) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Ross JJ

1996Symons GM, Beveridge CA, Ross JJ, Murfet IC, 'A recessive branching mutant in pea with altered auxin homeostasis', ASPP Meeting, Canberra, pp. 182-02. (1996) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Symons GM; Ross JJ

1996Taylor SA, Murfet IC, 'The floral homeotic mutant stp in pea affects flower, leaf, and inflorescence development.', ASPP meeting, Canberra, pp. 9-05. (1996) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Taylor SA

1996Weller JL, Murfet IC, Reid JB, 'Phytochrome control of the flowering signal in pea.', ASPP Meeting, Canberra., pp. 28-04. (1996) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Weller JL; Reid JB

1996Yaxley JL, Murfet IC, Reid JB, 'A new homeotic leaf development mutant in pea', ASPP Meeting, Canberra, pp. 377-01. (1996) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Reid JB

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

9

Total funding

$905,147

Projects

Mutational Analysis of Branching Physiology in Plants (1999 - 2001)$36,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($36,000)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Murfet IC; Beveridge CA; Turnbull CGN
Period
1999 - 2001
Grant Reference
A19937030
The control of floral organogenesis in Pisum sativum (1998)$13,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($13,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Lester DR; Murfet IC
Year
1998
Developmental mutants of Pisum (1997 - 1999)$270,018
Funding
Australian Research Council ($270,018)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Murfet IC; Reid JB
Period
1997 - 1999
Grant Reference
A19703051
Hormonal regulation of branching in pea (1997)$12,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($12,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Murfet IC
Year
1997
The genetic control of heterochrony and its role in evolution (1995)$20,263
Funding
Australian Research Council ($20,263)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Wiltshire RJE; Murfet IC; Reid JB
Year
1995
Developmental mutants of Pisum and allies (1994 - 1996)$269,866
Funding
Australian Research Council ($269,866)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Murfet IC; Reid JB
Period
1994 - 1996
Grant Reference
A19332771
The genetic control of heterochrony and its role in evolution (1994)$3,500
Funding
University of Tasmania ($3,500)
Scheme
Grant-Supplementary
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Wiltshire RJE; Murfet IC
Year
1994
The genetic control of heterochrony: evidence from developmental mutants (1993)$14,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($14,000)
Scheme
Grant-Supplementary
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Wiltshire RJE; Murfet IC; Reid JB
Year
1993
Physiological genetics of Pisum and allies: Developmental mutants and their regulation (1991 - 1993)$266,500
Funding
Australian Research Council ($266,500)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Murfet IC; Reid JB
Period
1991 - 1993
Grant Reference
A19030888

Research Supervision

Completed

3

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDMutational Analysis of Auxin Physiology
Candidate: Gregory Michael Symons
2000
PhDFlower and inflorescence development in the garden pea
Candidate: Scott Anthony Taylor
1998
PhDTitle: The Action of Genes Controlling Apical Dominance in Pisum sativum L
Candidate: Christine Anne Beveridge
1994