Saman conducts research into understanding the climate stress on crop physiological process aiming to increases the crop yield potential and quality. He uses range of techniques including genetics, proteomics, metabolomics, and ionomics to identify new physiological and molecular markers for crop improvement.
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The Impact of Elevated CO2 and High Temperature on the Nutritional Quality of Fruits – A S..
Can additional N fertiliser ameliorate the elevated CO2-induced depression in grain and ti..
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The Impact of Elevated CO2 and High Temperature on the Nutritional Quality of Fruits – A Short Review
Said Ajlouni, Saman Seneweera, Kithsiri Dassanayake, Himali Balasooriya
Journal article | 2019 | American Journal of Agricultural Research
Fruits are essential components of modern diet. Fruit nutrients provide important benefits to human in various ways for better hea..
Can additional N fertiliser ameliorate the elevated CO2-induced depression in grain and tissue N concentrations of wheat on a high soil N background?
M Tausz, RM Norton, S Tausz-Posch, M Low, S Seneweera, G O'Leary, R Armstrong, GJ Fitzgerald
Journal article | 2017 | Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science
Elevated atmospheric [CO2] can dramatically increase wheat yields in semi-arid environments and buffer against heat waves
Glenn J Fitzgerald, Michael Tausz, Garry O'Leary, Mahabubur R Mollah, Sabine Tausz-Posch, Saman Seneweera, Ivan Mock, Markus Low, Debra L Partington, David McNeil, Robert M Norton
Journal article | 2016 | Global Change Biology
Impacts of elevated atmospheric CO2 on nutrient content of important food crops
Lee H Dietterich, Antonella Zanobetti, Itai Kloog, Peter Huybers, Andrew DB Leakey, Arnold J Bloom, Eli Carlisle, Nimesha Fernando, Glenn Fitzgerald, Toshihiro Hasegawa, N Michele Holbrook, Randall L Nelson, Robert Norton, Michael J Ottman, Victor Raboy, Hidemitsu Sakai, Karla A Sartor, Joel Schwartz, Saman Seneweera, Yasuhiro Usui, et al.
Journal article | 2015 | Scientific Data
Intraspecific variation in leaf growth of wheat (Triticum aestivum) under Australian Grain Free Air CO2 Enrichment (AGFACE): is it regulated through carbon and/or nitrogen supply?
Chamindathee L Thilakarathne, Sabine Tausz-Posch, Karen Cane, Robert M Norton, Glenn J Fitzgerald, Michael Tausz, Saman Seneweera
Journal article | 2015 | Functional Plant Biology
Increasing CO2 threatens human nutrition
Samuel S Myers, Antonella Zanobetti, Itai Kloog, Peter Huybers, Andrew DB Leakey, Arnold J Bloom, Eli Carlisle, Lee H Dietterich, Glenn Fitzgerald, Toshihiro Hasegawa, N Michele Holbrook, Randall L Nelson, Michael J Ottman, Victor Raboy, Hidemitsu Sakai, Karla A Sartor, Joel Schwartz, Saman Seneweera, Michael Tausz, Yasuhiro Usui
Journal article | 2014 | Nature
Intra-specific variation of wheat grain quality in response to elevated [CO2] at two sowing times under rain-fed and irrigation treatments
Nimesha Fernando, Joe Panozzo, Michael Tausz, Robert M Norton, Glenn J Fitzgerald, Samuel Myers, Marc E Nicolas, Saman Seneweera
Journal article | 2014 | Journal of Cereal Science
The effect of elevated CO2 on photochemistry and antioxidative defence capacity in wheat depends on environmental growing conditions - A FACE study
Sabine Tausz-Posch, Klaudia Borowiak, Raymond W Dempsey, Robert M Norton, Saman Seneweera, Glenn J Fitzgerald, Michael Tausz
Journal article | 2013 | Environmental and Experimental Botany
Intraspecific variation in growth and yield response to elevated CO2 in wheat depends on the differences of leaf mass per unit area
Chamindathee L Thilakarathne, Sabine Tausz-Posch, Karen Cane, Robert M Norton, Michael Tausz, Saman Seneweera
Journal article | 2013 | Functional Plant Biology - an international journal of plant function
Intraspecific variation of growth and yield response of wheat to elevated CO2 in Australian Grains Free Air Carbon dioxide Enrichment (AGFACE)
S Seneweera, S Posch, RM Norton, M Tausz, G Fitzgerald, C Korte, G Rebetzke, M Mollah, EWR Barlow
Conference Proceedings | 2010 | 15th Australian Agronomy Conferency
Future effects of elevated CO2 on wheat production – an overview of FACE research in Victoria, Australia
G Fitzgerald, RM Norton, M Tausz, G O'Leary, S Seneweera, S Posch, M Mollah, J Brand, R Armstrong, N Mathers, J Luck, W Griffiths, P Trebicki
Conference Proceedings | 2010 | 15th Australian Agronomy Conference
Canopy development and hydraulic function in Eucalyptus tereticornis grown in drought in CO2-enriched atmospheres
BJ Atwell, ML Henery, GS Rogers, SP Seneweera, M Treadwell, JP Conroy
Journal article | 2007 | Functional Plant Biology - an international journal of plant function
We report on the relationship between growth, partitioning of shoot biomass and hydraulic development of Eucalyptus tereticornis S..
Changes in sourcesink relations during development influence photosynthetic acclimation of rice to free air CO2 enrichment (FACE)
Saman P Seneweera, Oula Ghannoum, Jann P Conroy, Ken Ishimaru, Masumi Okada, Mark Lieffering, Han Yong Kim, Kazuhiko Kobayashi
Journal article | 2002 | Functional Plant Biology - an international journal of plant function
Relationships between photosynthetic acclimation and changes in the balance between source-sink supply and demand of carbon (C) an..
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Agriculture And Food
Full Time Member
Australian Society of Plant Scientist
Full Time Member
American Society of Plant Biologists
Doctor of Phillosphy
University of Western Sydney
Bachelor of Science
University of Ruhuna