Selected publications

A full list of our publications is available here. Examples of our work include (bold names indicate current or former group members):

Rapid compensatory evolution can rescue low fitness symbioses following partner switching Sørensen MES, AJ Wood , DD Cameron, MA Brockhurst. Current Biology 2021 – in press.

Latent Anti-nutrients and Unintentional Breeding Consequences in Australian Sorghum bicolor Varieties Hodges HE, HJ Walker, AJ Cowieson, RJ Falconer, DD Cameron. Frontiers in Plant Science 12, 242, 2021.

Making connections from land to sea. Blanchard J, DD Cameron, Cottrell R. In: WWF Living Planet Report 2020 – Bending the curve of biodiversity loss. Almond, R.E.A., Grooten M. and Petersen, T. (Eds)., 2020.

How scientists and refugees brought green to the Desert Garden. M Al Meselmani, HC Wright, DD Cameron, AJ Ryan. Nature Reviews Earth and Environment, 1(9), 439, 2020 – in press

Phytase Catalysis of Dephosphorylation Studied using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry and Electrospray Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectroscopy. T Kempapidis NJ Bradshaw, HE Hodges, AJ Cowieson, DD Cameron, RJ Falconer. Analytical Biochemistry,  606, 113859, 2020.

Niche differentiation and plasticity in soil phosphorus acquisition among co-occurring plants. GK Phoenix, DA Johnson, SP Muddimer, JR Leake, DD Cameron. Nature Plants 6 (4), 349-354, 2020

The hidden potential of urban horticulture. JL Edmondson, H Cunningham, DOD Tingley, MC Dobson, DR Grafius, JR Leake, NMcHugh, J Nickles, GK Phoenix, AJ Ryan, V Stovin, N Taylor Buck, P Warren, DD Cameron. Nature Food 1 (3), 155-159, 2020

Comparison of independent evolutionary origins reveals both convergence and divergence in the metabolic mechanisms of symbiosis. MES Sørensen, AJ Wood, EJA Minter, CD Lowe, DD Cameron, M Brockhurst. Current Biology, 30 (2), 328-334, 2020

A commercial arbuscular mycorrhizal inoculum increases root colonization across wheat cultivars but does not increase assimilation of mycorrhiza‐acquired nutrients AJ Elliott, TJ Daniell, DD Cameron, KJ Field. Plants, People, Planet, 2019

Metabolic regulation of the maize rhizobiome by benzoxazinoids. TEA Cotton, P Pétriacq, DD Cameron, M Al Meselmani, SA Rolfe, J Ton. The ISME journal 13 (7), 1647-1658, 2019

Contrasting nitrogen fertilisation rates alter mycorrhizal contribution to barley nutrition in a field trial. TJ Thirkell, DD Cameron, A Hodge. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1312, 2019

The Regulation of Plant Secondary Metabolism in Response to Abiotic Stress: Interactions Between Heat Shock and Elevated CO2 N Austen, JA Lake, G Phoenix, DD Cameron. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1463, 2019

Why rational argument fails the genetic modification (GM) debate. L Mallinson, J Russell, DD Cameron, J Ton, P Horton, ME Barker. Food Security 10 (5), 1145-1161, 2018

The effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal colonisation on nutrient status, growth, productivity, and canker resistance of apple (Malus pumila). D Berdeni, TEA Cotton, TJ Daniell, MI Bidartondo, DD Cameron, KL Evans. Frontiers in microbiology 9, 1461, 2018

The interactive effects of arbuscular mycorrhiza and plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria synergistically enhance host plant defences against pathogens. A Pérez-de-Luque, S Tille, I Johnson, D Pascual-Pardo, J Ton, DD Cameron. Scientific reports 7 (1), 16409, 2017

The chemical signatures underlying host plant discrimination by aphids. DP Hopkins, DD Cameron, RK Butlin. Scientific reports 7 (1), 1-10, 2017

Foundational and translational research opportunities to improve plant health. Michelmore, G Coaker, R Bart, G Beattie, A Bent, T Bruce, DD Cameron, … Molecular plant-microbe interactions 30 (7), 515-516, 2017

Reducing stomatal density in barley improves drought tolerance without impacting on yield. J Hughes, C Hepworth, C Dutton, JA Dunn, L Hunt, J Stephens, R Waugh, DD Cameron, JE Gray. Plant Physiology 174 (2), 776-787, 2017

An agenda for integrated system-wide interdisciplinary agri-food research. P Horton, SA Banwart, D Brockington, GW Brown, R Bruce, DD Cameron, P Jackson. Food Security 9 (2), 195-210, 2017

The environmental impact of fertilizer embodied in a wheat-to-bread supply chain. L Goucher, R Bruce, DD Cameron, SCL Koh, P Horton. Nature Plants 3 (3), 1-5, 2017

Resolving the ‘nitrogen paradox’ of arbuscular mycorrhizas: fertilization with organic matter brings considerable benefits for plant nutrition and growth. TJ Thirkell, DD Cameron, A Hodge. Plant, Cell & Environment 39 (8), 1683-1690, 2016

Functional analysis of liverworts in dual symbiosis with Glomeromycota and Mucoromycotina fungi under a simulated Palaeozoic CO2 decline. KJ Field WR Rimington, MI Bidartondo, KE Allinson, DJ Beerling DD Cameron, The ISME journal 10 (6), 1514-1526, 2016

Shining a light on exploitative host control in a photosynthetic endosymbiosis. CD Lowe, EJ Minter, DD Cameron, MA Brockhurst. Current Biology 26 (2), 207-211, 2016

Manipulating stomatal density enhances drought tolerance without deleterious effect on nutrient uptake. C Hepworth, T Doheny‐Adams, L Hunt, DD Cameron, JE Gray. New Phytologist 208 (2), 336-341, 2015

Integrating ecology and physiology of root‐hemiparasitic interaction: interactive effects of abiotic resources shape the interplay between parasitism and autotrophy. J Těšitel, T Těšitelová, JP Fisher, J Lepš, DD Cameron. New Phytologist 205 (1), 350-360, 2015

Mycorrhiza-induced resistance: more than the sum of its parts? DD Cameron, AL Neal, SCM van Wees, J Ton. Trends in Plant Science 18 (10), 539-545, 2013

Parasitic plant litter input: a novel indirect mechanism influencing plant community structure. JP Fisher, GK Phoenix, DZ Childs, MC Press, SW Smith, MG Pilkington, DD Cameron. New Phytologist 198 (1), 222-231, 2013

Contrasting arbuscular mycorrhizal responses of vascular and non-vascular plants to a simulated Palaeozoic CO2 decline. KJ Field, DD Cameron, JR Leake, S Tille, MI Bidartondo, DJ Beerling. Nature Communications 3 (1), 1-8, 2012

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