Zed Rengel

Winthrop Professor
Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
The University of Western Australia
E-mail: Zed.rengel@uwa.edu.au

Fields of interest: 

Soil fertility, crop nutrition, crop physiology, ion toxicity, lilnks between plant and human nutrition, soil chemistry, computer modeling of root growth and function, genotypic differences in nutrient acquisition and utilization, salinity, waterlogging, constructed wetlands, polyaromatic hydrocarbon toxicity


Recent publications:

Ma B, He Y, Xu J and Rengel Z 2010: 
Dissipation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the rhizosphere: synthesis through meta-analysis.
Environmental Pollution 158, 855-861.

Rose TJ, Hardiputra B, Rengel Z 2010: 
Wheat, canola and grain legume access to soil phosphorus fractions differs in soils with contrasting phosphorus dynamics.
Plant and Soil 326, 159-170, doi:10.1007/s11104-009-9990-4.

Sadeghzadeh B, Rengel Z, Li C and Yang H 2010: 
Molecular marker linked to a chromosome region regulating seed Zn accumulation in barley.
Molecular Breeding 25, 167-177, DOI 10.1007/s11032-009-9317-4.

Balint T and Rengel Z 2011: 
Amino acid composition of xylem and phloem sap varies in canola genotypes differing in nitrogen- and sulfur-use efficiency.
Crop & Pasture Science 62, 198-207.

Chen YL, Dunbabin V, Postma JA, Diggle AJ, Palta JA, Lynch JP, Siddique KHM and Rengel Z 2011: 
Phenotypic variability and modelling of root structure of wild Lupinus angustifolius genotypes.
Plant and Soil 348, 345-364.

Damon PM, Ma QF and Rengel Z 2011: 
Wheat genotypes differ in potassium accumulation and osmotic adjustment under drought stress.
Crop & Pasture Science 62, 550-555.

Hussain S, Maqsood MA, Rengel Z and Khan MK 2012: 
Mineral bioavailability in grains of Pakistani bread wheat declines from old to current cultivars.
Euphytica DOI 10.1007/s10681-011-0511-1

Jayakannan M, Babourina O and Rengel Z 2011: 
Improved measurements of Na+fluxes in plants using calixarene-based microelectrodes.
Journal of Plant Physiology 168, 1045-1051. doi 10.1016/j.jplph.2010.12.006.

Marschner P, Crowley D and Rengel Z 2011: 
Rhizosphere interactions between microorganisms and plants govern iron and phosphorus acquisition along the root axis – model and research methods.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43, 883-894.

Zhang Z, Rengel Z, Meney K, Pantelic Lj and Tomanovic R 2011: 
Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) mediate cadmium toxicity to an emergent wetland species.
Journal of Hazardous Materials 189, 119-126. DOI 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.02.007