Publications: Ma, Qifu
Ma, Q. and Bell, R. (2016) Canola, narrow-leafed lupin and wheat differ in growth response to low–moderate sodium on a potassium-deficient sandy soil. Crop and Pasture Science, 67 (11). pp. 1168-1178.
Liu, W-G, Liu, J-X and Ma, Q. (2016) Quantifying root deformation caused by soil radial pressure: A case study with vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides). International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 18 (03). pp. 573-576.
Liu, W-G, Liu, J-X, Yao, M-L and Ma, Q. (2016) Salt tolerance of a wild ecotype of vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides L.) in southern China. Botanical Studies, 57 (1). Article number 27.
Ma, Q., Bell, R., Scanlan, C., Sarre, G. and Brennan, R. (2015) Growth and yield responses in wheat and barley to potassium supply under drought or moderately saline conditions in the south-west of Western Australia. Crop and Pasture Science, 66 (2). pp. 135-144.
Krishnasamy, K., Bell, R. and Ma, Q. (2014) Wheat responses to sodium vary with potassium use efficiency of cultivars. Frontiers in Plant Science, 5 . pp. 1-10.
Gang Li, X., Ming Chen, Z., Hang Li, X., Ma, Q. and Lin, Y. (2013) Chemical characteristics of physically separated soil organic matter fractions in contrasting arable soils. Soil Science, 178 (3). pp. 128-137.
Shi, X-M, Li, X.G., Li, C.T., Zhao, Y., Shang, Z.H. and Ma, Q. (2013) Grazing exclusion decreases soil organic C storage at an alpine grassland of the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau. Ecological Engineering, 57 . pp. 183-187.
Liu, C-A, Li, F-R, Liu, C-C, Zhang, R-H, Zhou, L-M, Jia, Y., Gao, W-J, Li, J-T, Ma, Q., Siddique, K. H.M. and Li, Fg-M (2013) Yield-increase effects via improving soil phosphorus availability by applying K2SO4 fertilizer in calcareous–alkaline soils in a semi-arid agroecosystem. Field Crops Research, 144 . pp. 69-76.
Ma, Q., Scanlan, C., Bell, R. and Brennan, R. (2013) The dynamics of potassium uptake and use, leaf gas exchange and root growth throughout plant phenological development and its effects on seed yield in wheat (Triticum aestivum) on a low-K sandy soil. Plant and Soil, 373 (1-2). pp. 373-384.
Ma, Q., Bell, R. and Brennan, R. (2011) Moderate sodium has positive effects on shoots but not roots of salt-tolerant barley grown in a potassium-deficient sandy soil. Crop and Pasture Science, 62 (11). pp. 972-981.
Ma, Q., Rengel, Z. and Siddique, K.H.M. (2011) Wheat and white lupin differ in root proliferation and phosphorus use efficiency under heterogeneous soil P supply. Crop and Pasture Science, 62 (6). pp. 467-473.
Damon, P.M., Ma, Q.f. and Rengel, Z. (2011) Wheat genotypes differ in potassium accumulation and osmotic adjustment under drought stress. Crop and Pasture Science, 62 (7). pp. 550-555.
Xu, W., Li, Y., He, J., Ma, Q., Zhang, X., Chen, G., Wang, H. and Zhang, H. (2010) Cd uptake in rice cultivars treated with organic acids and EDTA. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 22 (3). pp. 441-447.
Song, L., Zhang, D-W, Li, F-M, Fan, X-W, Ma, Q. and Turner, N.C. (2010) DROUGHT STRESS: Soil water availability alters the inter- and intra-cultivar competition of Three Spring wheat cultivars bred in different eras. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 196 (5). pp. 323-335.
Li, X.G., Li, Y.K., Li, F.M., Ma, Q., Zhang, P.L. and Yin, P. (2009) Changes in soil organic carbon, nutrients and aggregation after conversion of native desert soil into irrigated arable land. Soil and Tillage Research, 104 (2). pp. 263-269.
Ma, Q., Rengel, Z. and Palta, J. (2009) Changes in soil–plant P under heterogeneous P supply influence C allocation between the shoot and roots. Functional Plant Biology, 36 (9). pp. 826-831.
Rose, T.J., Rengel, Z., Ma, Q. and Bowden, J.W. (2009) Crop species differ in root plasticity response to localised P supply. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 172 (3). pp. 360-368.
Li, X.G., Zhang, M.L., Li, Z.T., Shi, X.M., Ma, Q. and Long, R.J. (2009) Dynamics of soil properties and organic carbon pool in topsoil of zokor-made mounds at an alpine site of the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 45 (8). pp. 865-872.
Wang, X-L, Jia, Y, Li, X-G, Long, I-J, Ma, Q., Li, F-M and Song, Y-J (2009) Effects of land use on soil total and light fraction organic, and microbial biomass C and N in a semi-arid ecosystem of northwest China. Geoderma, 153 (1-2). pp. 285-290.
Rose, T.J., Rengel, Z., Ma, Q. and Bowden, J.W. (2009) Phosphorus accumulation by field-grown canola crops and the potential for deep phosphorus placement in a Mediterranean-type climate. Crop and Pasture Science, 60 (10). pp. 987-994.
Li, X.G., Zhang, P.L., Yin, P., Li, Y.K., Ma, Q., Long, R.J. and Li, F.M. (2009) Soil organic carbon and nitrogen fractions and water-stable aggregation as affected by cropping and grassland reclamation in an arid sub-alpine soil. Land Degradation & Development, 20 (2). pp. 176-186.
Ma, Q., Rengel, Z. and Rose, T. (2009) The effectiveness of deep placement of fertilisers is determined by crop species and edaphic conditions in Mediterranean-type environments: a review. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 47 (1). pp. 19-32.
Rose, T.J., Rengel, Z., Ma, Q. and Bowden, J.W. (2008) Hydraulic lift by canola plants aids P and K uptake from dry topsoil. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 59 (1). p. 38.
Ma, Q. and Rengel, Z. (2008) Phosphorus acquisition and wheat growth are influenced by shoot phosphorus status and soil phosphorus distribution in a split-root system. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 171 (2). pp. 266-271.
Rose, T.J., Rengel, Z., Ma, Q. and Bowden, J.W. (2008) Post-flowering supply of P, but not K, is required for maximum canola seed yields. European Journal of Agronomy, 28 (3). pp. 371-379.
Li, X-G, Wang, Z-F, Ma, Q. and Li, F-M (2007) Crop cultivation and intensive grazing affect organic C pools and aggregate stability in arid grassland soil. Soil and Tillage Research, 95 (1-2). pp. 172-181.
Rose, T.J., Rengel, Z., Ma, Q. and Bowden, J.W. (2007) Differential accumulation patterns of phosphorus and potassium by canola cultivars compared to wheat. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 170 (3). pp. 404-411.
Ma, Q., Rengel, Z. and Bowden, B. (2007) Heterogeneous distribution of phosphorus and potassium in soil influences wheat growth and nutrient uptake. Plant and Soil, 291 (1-2). pp. 301-309.
Issarakraisila, M., Ma, Q. and Turner, D.W. (2007) Photosynthetic and growth responses of juvenile Chinese kale (Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra) and Caisin (Brassica rapa subsp. parachinensis) to waterlogging and water deficit. Scientia Horticulturae, 111 (2). pp. 107-113.
Xu, W-H, Liu, H., Ma, Q. and Xiong, Z-T (2007) Root exudates, rhizosphere Zn fractions, and Zn accumulation of ryegrass at different soil Zn levels. Pedosphee, 17 (3). pp. 389-396.
Li, X-G, Li, F-M, Ma, Q. and Cui, Z-J (2006) Interactions of NaCl and Na2SO4 on soil organic C mineralization after addition of maize straws. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 38 (8). pp. 2328-2335.
Levy, D., Fogelman, E., Itzhak, Y., Ma, Q., Turner, D.W. and Cowling, W. (2006) Osmotic adjustment in leaves of Brassica oilseeds in response to water deficit. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 86 (2). pp. 389-397.
Ma, Q. and Turner, D.W. (2006) Osmotic adjustment segregates with and is positively related to seed yield in F3 lines of crosses between Brassica napus and B. juncea subjected to water deficit. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 46 (12). pp. 1621-1627.
Ma, Q., Niknam, S.R. and Turner, D.W. (2006) Responses of osmotic adjustment and seed yield of Brassica napus and B. juncea to soil water deficit at different growth stages. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 57 (2). pp. 221-226.
Ma, Q., Turner, D.W., Levy, D. and Cowling, W.A. (2004) Solute accumulation and osmotic adjustment in leaves of Brassica oilseeds in response to soil water deficit. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 55 (9). pp. 939-945.
Niknam, S.R., Ma, Q. and Turner, D.W. (2003) Osmotic adjustment and seed yield of Brassica napus and B. juncea genotypes in a water-limited environment in south-western Australia. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 43 (9). pp. 1127-1135.
Ma, Q. (2002) Aluminium toxicity in rye (Secale cereale): Root growth and dynamics of cytoplasmic Ca2+ in intact root tips. Annals of Botany, 89 (2). pp. 241-244.
Ma, Q., Longnecker, N. and Atkins, C. (2002) Varying phosphorus supply and development, growth and seed yield in narrow-leafed lupin. Plant and Soil, 239 (1). pp. 79-85.
Ma, Q., Behboudian, M.H., Turner, N.C. and Palta, J.A. (2001) Gas exchange by pods and subtending leaves and internal recycling of CO(2) by pods of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) subjected to water deficits. Journal of Experimental Botany, 52 (354). pp. 123-31.
Emery, R.J., Ma, Q. and Atkins, C.A. (2000) The forms and sources of cytokinins in developing white lupine seeds and fruits. Plant Physiology, 123 (4). pp. 1593-1604.
Behboudian, M.H., Ma, Q., Turner, N.C. and Palta, J.A. (2000) Discrimination Against 13CO2 in Leaves, Pod Walls, and Seeds of Water-stressed Chickpea. Photosynthetica, 38 (1). pp. 155-157.
Miguel, L.C., Longnecker, N.E., Ma, Q., Osborne, L. and Atkins, C.A. (1998) Branch development in Lupinus angustifolius L. I. Not all branches have the same potential growth rate. Journal of Experimental Botany, 49 (320). pp. 547-553.
Ma, Q., Longnecker, N. and Atkins, C. (1998) Exogenous cytokinin and nitrogen do not increase grain yield in narrow-leafed lupins. Crop Science, 38 (3). p. 717.
Ma, Q., Longnecker, N., Emery, N. and Atkins, C. (1998) Growth and yield in Lupinus angustifolius are depressed by early transient nitrogen deficiency. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 49 (5). pp. 811-820.
Ma, Q., Longnecker, N. and Dracup, M. (1997) Nitrogen deficiency slows leaf development and delays flowering in narrow-leafed lupin. Annals of Botany, 79 (4). pp. 403-409.
Murray, F., Wilson, S. and Qifu, M. (1994) Effects of SO2 and NO2 on growth and nitrogen concentrations in lucerne and barrel medic. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 34 (3). pp. 319-328.
Murray, F., Monk, R.J., Clarke, K. and Ma, Q. (1994) Growth responses of N and S deficient white clover and burr medic to SO2, NO and NO2. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 50 (2). pp. 113-121.
Qifu, M. and Murray, F. (1994) Responses to sequential exposure to SO2 and salinity in soybean (Glycine max L.). Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 73 (1). pp. 143-155.
Qifu, M. and Murray, F. (1993) Effects of SO2 and salinity on nitrogenase activity, nitrogen concentration and growth of young soybean plants. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 33 (4). pp. 529-537.
Ma, Q. and Murray, F. (1991) Responses of potato plants to sulphur dioxide, water stress and their combination. New Phytologist, 118 (1). pp. 101-109.
Ma, Q. and Murray, F. (1991) Soil salinity modifies SO2 sensitivity in soybean. New Phytologist, 119 (2). pp. 269-274.
Ma, Q., Bell, R., Brennan, R. and Scanlan, C. (2011) Effects of potassium (K) supply on plant growth, potassium uptake and grain yield in wheat grown in grey sand. In: 2011 WA Agribusiness Crop Updates, 23 - 24 February, Perth, Western Australia
Krishnasamy, K., Bell, R. and Ma, Q. (2013) Low to moderate sodium is beneficial to wheat genotypes grown under potassium deficient conditions. In: ComBio 2013, 29 September - 3 October, Perth, Western Australia.
Ma, Q., Bell, R.W., Brennan, R. and Scanlan, C. (2011) Potassium use efficiency by wheat and barley grown in grey sand with saline or non-saline conditions. In: WA Soil Science Conference, 23 - 24 September, Busselton, Western Australia.
Ma, Q., Bell, R. and Krishnasamy, K. (2015) When a little salt is good for you — using salinity to improve crop growth. 2015 Research Findings: Bulletin 3.03 Crop Protection & Biosecurity .