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Rod Griffin

Honorary Research Associate

Location N/A, Off-Campus

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Fields of Research

  • Tree Improvement (Selection and Breeding) (070507)
  • Forestry Management and Environment (070504)
  • Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics (060411)
  • Genome Structure and Regulation (060407)
  • Environmental Sciences (059999)
  • Plant Developmental and Reproductive Biology (060703)
  • Forestry Sciences (070599)
  • Forestry Fire Management (070503)
  • Population Ecology (060207)
  • Genetics (060499)
  • Fish Pests and Diseases (070404)
  • Timber, Pulp and Paper (091210)
  • Genomics (060408)
  • Forestry Pests, Health and Diseases (070505)
  • Plant Biology (060799)

Research Objectives

  • Hardwood Plantations (820101)
  • Native Forests (820104)
  • Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity (960806)
  • Harvesting and Transport of Forest Products (820102)
  • Forest and Woodlands Land Management (960906)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments (960505)
  • Rehabilitation of Degraded Forest and Woodlands Environments (961203)
  • Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Forest and Woodlands Environments (960404)

Publications

Total publications

23

Journal Article

(23 outputs)
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2019Griffin AR, Potts BM, Vaillancourt RE, Bell JC, 'Life cycle expression of inbreeding depression in Eucalyptus regnans and intergenerational stability of its mixed mating system', Annals of Botany, 124, (1) pp. 179-187. ISSN 0305-7364 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcz059 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Potts BM; Vaillancourt RE

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2018McKinnon GE, Larcombe MJ, Griffin AR, Vaillancourt RE, 'Development of microsatellites using next-generation sequencing for Acacia crassicarpa', Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 30, (2) pp. 252-258. ISSN 0128-1283 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.26525/jtfs2018.30.2.252258 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: McKinnon GE; Larcombe MJ; Vaillancourt RE

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2018Nghiem QC, Griffin AR, Harwood CE, Harbard JL, Le S, et al., 'Occurrence of polyploidy in populations of Acacia dealbata in south-eastern Tasmania and cytotypic variation in reproductive traits', Australian Journal of Botany, 66, (2) pp. 152-160. ISSN 0067-1924 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/BT17210 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Nghiem QC; Harwood CE; Harbard JL; Le S; Price A; Koutoulis A

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2017Le S, Harwood CE, Griffin AR, Do SH, Ha TH, et al., 'Using SSR markers for hybrid identification and resource management in Vietnamese Acacia breeding programs', Tree Genetics and Genomes, 13, (5) Article 102. ISSN 1614-2942 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s11295-017-1184-2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Le S; Harwood CE; Vaillancourt RE

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2016Le S, Ratnam W, Harwood CE, Larcombe MJ, Griffin RA, et al., 'A multiplexed set of microsatellite markers for discriminating Acacia mangium, A. auriculiformis, and their hybrid', Tree Genetics and Genomes, 12, (2) Article 31. ISSN 1614-2942 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s11295-016-0990-2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Le S; Harwood CE; Larcombe MJ; Koutoulis A; Harbard JL; Vaillancourt RE

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2016Le S, Ratnam W, Harwood CE, Larcombe MJ, Griffin RA, et al., 'A multiplexed set of microsatellite markers for discriminating Acacia mangium, A. auriculiformis, and their hybrid', Tree Genetics and Genomes, 12 Article 31. ISSN 1614-2942 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s11295-016-0990-2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Le S; Harwood CE; Larcombe MJ; Koutoulis A; Harbard JL; Vaillancourt RE

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2016Nghiem QC, Griffin AR, Harwood CE, Harbard JL, Huy TH, et al., 'Seed development following reciprocal crossing among autotetraploid and diploid Acacia mangium and diploid A. auriculiformis', Australian Journal of Botany, 64, (1) pp. 20-31. ISSN 0067-1924 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/BT15130 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Harbard JL; Koutoulis A

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2015Griffin AR, Chi NQ, Harbard JL, Son DH, Harwood CE, et al., 'Breeding polyploid varieties of tropical acacias: progress and prospects', Southern Forests, 77, (1) pp. 41-50. ISSN 2070-2620 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2989/20702620.2014.999303 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Harbard JL; Harwood CE; Price A; Koutoulis A

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2015Griffin AR, Nambiar EKS, Harwood CE, See LS, 'Sustaining the future of Acacia plantation forestry - a synopsis', Southern Forests, 77, (1) pp. v-viii. ISSN 2070-2620 (2015) [Letter or Note in Journal]

DOI: 10.2989/20702620.2015.1011380 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3

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2014Griffin AR, 'Clones or improved seedlings of Eucalyptus? Not a simple choice', International Forestry Review, 16, (2) pp. 216-224. ISSN 1465-5489 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1505/146554814811724793 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 15

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2014Griffin AR, Twayi H, Braunstein R, Downes GM, Son DH, et al., 'A comparison of fibre and pulp properties of diploid and tetraploid Acacia mangium grown in Vietnam', Appita Journal, 67, (1) pp. 43-49. ISSN 1038-6807 (2014) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 5

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2013Nghiem QC, Harbard JL, Harwood CE, Griffin AR, Ha TH, et al., 'Pollen-pistil interactions between autotetraploid and diploid Acacia mangium and diploid A. auriculiformis', Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 25, (1) pp. 96-110. ISSN 0128-1283 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Nghiem QC; Harbard JL; Koutoulis A

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2013Quang TH, Gyllenstrand N, Jansson G, Griffin R, Von Arnold S, et al., 'Evaluating population structure by neutral markers and quantitative genetic parameters in a thinned progeny trial of Eucalyptus urophylla', Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 25, (3) pp. 350-360. ISSN 0128-1283 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

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2012Griffin AR, Vuong TD, Vaillancourt RE, Harbard JL, Harwood CE, et al., 'The breeding systems of diploid and neoautotetraploid clones of Acacia mangium Willd. in a synthetic sympatric population in Vietnam', Sexual Plant Reproduction, 25, (4) pp. 257-265. ISSN 0934-0882 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00497-012-0195-2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 16

Co-authors: Vuong TD; Vaillancourt RE; Harbard JL; Nghiem QC

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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 - 25Web of Science - 23

Co-authors: Harbard JL; Foster S; Brooker C; Koutoulis A

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2011Griffin AR, Midgley SJ, Bush D, Cunningham PJ, Rinaudo AT, 'Global uses of Australian acacias - recent trends and future prospects', Diversity and Distributions, 17, (5) pp. 837-847. ISSN 1366-9516 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00814.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 71Web of Science - 63

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2011Kull CA, Shackleton CM, Cunningham PJ, Ducatillon C, Dufour-Dror J, et al., 'Adoption, use and perception of Australian acacias around the world', Diversity and Distributions, 17, (5) pp. 822-836. ISSN 1366-9516 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00783.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 93Web of Science - 88

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2011Nghiem CQ, Harwood CE, Harbard JL, Griffin AR, Ha TH, et al., 'Floral phenology and morphology of colchicine-induced tetraploid Acacia mangium compared with diploid A. mangium and A. auriculiformis: implications for interploidy pollination', Australian Journal of Botany, 59, (6) pp. 582-592. ISSN 0067-1924 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/BT11130 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 14

Co-authors: Harbard JL; Koutoulis A

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2010Griffin AR, Vuong TD, Harbard JL, Wong CY, Brooker C, et al., 'Improving controlled pollination methodology for breeding Acacia mangium Willd', New Forests: Journal of Biology, Biotechnology, and Management of Afforestation and Reforestation, 40, (2) pp. 131-142. ISSN 0169-4286 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s11056-010-9188-x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 10

Co-authors: Vuong TD; Harbard JL; Brooker C; Vaillancourt RE

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2009Griffin AR, Hingston AB, Ohmart CP, 'Pollinators of Eucalyptus regnans (Myrtaceae), the world's tallest flowering plant species', Australian Journal of Botany, 57, (1) pp. 18-25. ISSN 0067-1924 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/BT08168 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Hingston AB

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2008Humphreys JR, O'Reilly-Wapstra JM, Harbard JL, Davies NW, Griffin AR, et al., 'Discrimination between seedlings of Eucalyptus globulus, E. nitens and their F1 hybrid using near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy and foliar oil content', Silvae Genetica, 57, (4-5) pp. 262-269. ISSN 0037-5349 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1515/sg-2008-0040 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Humphreys JR; O'Reilly-Wapstra JM; Harbard JL; Davies NW; Jordan GJ; Potts BM

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2004Myburg AA, Vogl C, Griffin AR, Sederoff RR, Whetten RW, 'Genetics of Postzygotic Isolation in Eucalyptus: Whole-Genome Analysis of Barriers to Introgression in a Wide Interspecific Cross of Eucalyptus grandis and E. gobulus', Genetics, 166, (3) pp. 1405-1418. ISSN 0016-6731 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1534/genetics.166.3.1405 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 51Web of Science - 48

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2003Myburg AA, Griffin AR, Sederoff RR, Whetten RW, 'Comparative genetic linkage maps of Eucalyptus grandis, Eucalyptus globulus and their F1 hybrid based on a double pseudo-backcross mapping approach', Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 107, (6) pp. 1028-1042. ISSN 0040-5752 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00122-003-1347-4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 51Web of Science - 43

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

7

Total funding

$5,847,713

Projects

Advanced Breeding and Deployment Methods for Tropical Acacias (2009 - 2015)$1,187,340
Funding
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research ($1,187,340)
Scheme
Grant-Research and Development
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Griffin AR; Koutoulis A
Period
2009 - 2015
Program S2-Commercialisation & Utilisation (2005 - 2012)$1,157,677
Funding
CRC Forestry Ltd ($1,157,677)
Scheme
Program-Research Support
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Griffin AR
Period
2005 - 2012
Program S3-Administration (2005 - 2012)$2,860,700
Funding
CRC Forestry Ltd ($2,860,700)
Scheme
Program-Research Support
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Griffin AR
Period
2005 - 2012
Development and Evaluation of Sterile Triploids and Polyploid Breeding Methodologies for Commercial Species of Acacia in Vietnam, South Africa and Australia (2004 - 2008)$506,056
Funding
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research ($506,056)
Scheme
Grant-Research and Development
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Griffin AR; Koutoulis A
Period
2004 - 2008
Genomics Review/Workshop (2004)$30,000
Funding
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research ($30,000)
Scheme
Grant-Research and Development
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Griffin AR; Vaillancourt RE
Year
2004
Review Past and Current Research on Using Plantation and Young Regrowth Eucalypts as a Resource for Solid Wood Products (2004 - 2005)$100,000
Funding
Forest & Wood Products Australia Limited ($100,000)
Scheme
Grant-Research and Development
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nolan G; Griffin AR
Period
2004 - 2005
Influence of some plant growth regulators on hormone levels and reproductive activity in Eucalyptus nitens (1990)$5,940
Funding
CSIRO/University of Tasmania ($5,940)
Scheme
Grant-Collaborative
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Reid JB; Griffin AR
Year
1990

Research Supervision

Completed

2

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDApplication of Microsatellite Markers to the Genetic Improvement of Acacia in Vietnam
Candidate: Son Le
2018
PhDEffects of Ploidy Level on the Reproductive Biology of Tropical Acacia Species
Candidate: Quynh Chi Nghiem
2012