Can a wheat cultivar with high transpiration efficiency maintain its yield advantage over a near-isogenic cultivar under elevated CO2?
Sabine Tausz-Posch, Saman Seneweera, Robert M Norton, Glenn J Fitzgerald, Michael Tausz
Field Crops Research | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2012
Research at the Australian Grains Free Air Carbon dioxide Enrichment (AGFACE) facility is jointly run by the Victorian State Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and the University of Melbourne (UM), and receives crucial funding support by the Australian Commonwealth Department for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC). ST-P gratefully acknowledges a University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher Grant. We wish to thank M. Mollah, senior research engineer (DPI), for operating the facility, and R. Argall (senior technical officer DPI) with the whole AGFACE support team for running and maintaining the AGFACE facility. Our thanks go to the technical support officers P. Howie (UM), J. Briggs, J. Ellifson, J. Ellis (all DPI) and research students N. Fernando, R. Lam, L. Thilakarathne (all UM) for lending a hand to the field sampling campaigns.