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Dr Rebecca Zwart

Dr Rebecca Zwart
Name Rebecca Zwart
Position Senior Research Fellow (Crop Nematology)
Section Centre for Crop Health (Operations)
Office P22-113
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1544
Extension 1544
Email
Qualifications BAppSc(Hons) Qld , PhD Qld

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds) ( 070308 )
  • Crop And Pasture Protection (incl. Pests ( 300409 )

Research interests
Root-lesion nematodes, disease resistance, quantitative genetics, molecular markers

Professional memberships
Australasian Association of Nematologists (Newsletter Editor)
Australasian Plant Pathology Society
Nematological Society of India

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Crop Health (CCH)


Research most notable
Rahaman MM, Zwart RS, Thompson JP (2020) Constitutive and Induced Expression of Total Phenol and Phenol Oxidases in Wheat Genotypes Ranging in Resistance/Susceptibility to the Root-Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus thornei. Plants 2020, 9, 485. doi: 10.3390/plants9040485

Zwart RS, Thudi M, Channale S, Manchikatla PK, Varshney RK and Thompson JP (2019) Resistance to Plant-Parasitic Nematodes in Chickpea: Current Status and Future Perspectives. Front. Plant Sci. 10:966. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00966

Zwart RS, Thompson JP, Milgate AW, Bansal UK, Williamson PM, Raman H, Bariana HS (2010) QTL mapping of multiple foliar disease and root-lesion nematode resistance in wheat. Molecular Breeding. 26(1): 107-124. doi: 10.1007/s11032-009-9381-9

Zwart RS, Thompson JP, Godwin ID (2004) Genetic analysis of resistance to root-lesion nematode (Pratylenchus thornei) in wheat. Plant Breeding. 123: 209-212

Zwart RS, Muylle H, Van Bockstaele E, Roldán-Ruiz I (2008) Evaluation of genetic diversity of Fusarium head blight resistance in European winter wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 117(5): 813-828. doi: 10.1007/s00122-008-0822-3


Publications in ePrints

Gough, Elaine C. and Owen, Kirsty J. and Zwart, Rebecca S.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5634-7439 and Thompson, John P. (2020) A systematic review of the effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on root-lesion nematodes Pratylenchus spp. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11:923. pp. 1-14.

Rahaman, Md Motiur and Zwart, Rebecca S.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5634-7439 and Thompson, John P. (2020) Constitutive and Induced Expression of Total Phenol and Phenol Oxidases in Wheat Genotypes Ranging in Resistance/Susceptibility to the Root-Lesion Nematode Pratylenchus thornei. Plants, 9 (4):485. pp. 1-17.

Zwart, Rebecca S. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5634-7439 and Thudi, Mahendar and Channale, Sonal and Manchikatla, Praveen K. and Varshney, Rajeev K. and Thompson, John P. (2019) Resistance to plant-parasitic nematodes in chickpea: current status and future perspectives. Frontiers in Plant Science, 10 (Article 966).

Thompson, John P. and Zwart, Rebecca S.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5634-7439 and Butler, David (2012) Inheritance of resistance to root-lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus thornei and P. neglectus) in five doubled-haploid populations of wheat. Euphytica, 188 (2). pp. 209-219. ISSN 0014-2336

Bansal, Urmil K. and Zwart, RebeccaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5634-7439 and Bhavani, Sridhar and Wanyera, Ruth and Gupta, Vidya and Bariana, Harbans S. (2012) Microsatellite mapping identifies TTKST-effective stem rust resistance gene in wheat cultivars VL404 and Janz. Molecular Breeding, 30 (4). pp. 1757-1765. ISSN 1380-3743

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Crop and Pasture Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds) ( 070308 )
  • Crop And Pasture Protection (incl. Pests ( 300409 )


Research topics