CHRISTOPHER, John (Jack)
|Dr Jack Christopher|
Dr John (Jack) Christopher
Research Scientist, CPS
1988: Degree in Agricultural Science with Honours in Agricultural Biochemistry, University of Adelaide.
1994: PhD "Mechanisms of Resistance to Herbicides Which Inhibit Acetolactate Synthase", University of Adelaide.
1994 - 2000: Post doc, James Cook University, Carbohydrate metabolism in plants with the drought adaptation Crassulacean Acid Metabolism.
2000 - 2002: Centre for Plant Conservation Genetics, Southern Cross University, expressed sequence tag markers for wheat.
2002 - 2010: Wheat physiologist QDPI (now DAFF), Adaptation to water limitation and frost tolerance in wheat.
2010 - present: Research Fellow QAAFI, Adaptation to water limitation and frost tolerance in wheat.
- Wheat adaptation to water-limited environments
- Wheat root architecture
- Wheat and barley adaptation to frost post spike emergence