Dr Erik Van Oosterom

Senior Research Fellow

Centre for Plant Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
erik.van.oosterom@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69464

Overview

Qualifications

  • PhD, Wageningen University

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Hammer, Graeme, Messina, Charlie, van Oosterom, Erik, Chapman, Scott, Singh, Vijaya, Borrell, Andrew, Jordan, David and Cooper, Mark (2016). Molecular breeding for complex adaptive traits: how integrating crop ecophysiology and modelling can enhance efficiency. In Xinyou Yin and Paul C. Struik (Ed.), Crop systems biology: narrowing the gaps between crop modelling and genetics (pp. 147-162) Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20562-5_7

  • Hammer, Graeme, McLean, Greg, Doherty, Al, van Oosterom, Erik and Chapman, Scott (2016). Sorghum crop modeling and its utility in agronomy and breeding. In Ignacio Ciampitti and Vara Prasad (Ed.), Sorghum: state of the art and future perspectives (pp. 1-25) Madison, WI United States: American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America. doi:10.2134/agronmonogr58.2014.0064

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Hammer, G., Chapman, S., Van Oosterom, E., Borrell, A., McLean, G. and Jordan, D. (2016). Integrating crop physiology and modelling with genetic improvement. In: International Crop Modelling Symposium, Berlin, Germany, (). 15-17 March 2016.

  • van Oosterom, E., Chenu, K., McLean, G., Deifel, K. , Sulman, R. and Hammer, G. (2016). Phenotyping transpiration efficiency: linking trait dissection to genetics. In: 5th International Controlled Environment Conference Abstracts. 5th International Controlled Environment Conference (AusPheno 2016), Canberra, Australia, (4-4). 18-22 September 2016.

  • Borrell, v, Van Oosterom, Erik J., Mullet, John, George-Jaeggli, Barbara, Hammer, Graeme, Klein, Patricia and Jordan, David (2014). The stay-green trait in cereals: integrating from cell to whole plant. In: 7th European Workshop on Plant Senescence, Aarhus, Denmark, (). 10-14 November 2014.

  • Jordan, D., Mace, E., Borrell, A., Cruickshank, A., Chapman, S., van Oosterom, E. and Hammer, G. (2013). An Integrated Approach to Sorghum Crop Improvement in Australia. In: 4th International Conference on Integrated Approaches to Improve Crop Production under Drought-Prone Environments (InterDrought-IV), Perth, WA, Australia, (). 2 - 6 September 2013.

  • Borrell, A., Hammer, G., Van Oosterom, E., George-Jaeggli, B., McLean, G., Hamlet, S., Hunt, C., Mace, E., Mullet, J., Klein, P., Weers, B. and Jordan, D. (2013). Improving cereal productivity with stay-green technology.. In: 2013 QAAFI Annual Research Meeting, Brisbane, Australia, (). 6 - 7 August 2013.

  • Singh, V., van Oosterom, E. J., Jordan, D. R., Mace, E., Colleen, H. and Hammer, G. L. (2013). Nodal root angle in Sorghum and its association with drought adaptation. In: 30th Interdisciplinary Plant Group Symposium, Columbia Missouri, United States, (). 29 - 31 May 2013.

  • Nguyen, Chuc Thi, Singh, Vijaya, van Oosterom, Erik, Jordan, David, Chapman, Scott and Hammer, Graeme (2012). High temperature effects on development and floret sterility of diverse sorghum lines. In: I. Yunusa, Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Obstacles in Australian Agronomy: Proceedings of 16th Agronomy Conference 2012. 16th Australian Agronomy Conference, Armidale, NSW, Australia, (). 14-18 October 2012.

  • Chenu, Karine, Hammer, Graeme, van Oosterom, Erik, Christopher, Jack, McLean, Greg, Doherty, Al and Chapman, Scott (2012). Modelling crop physiology and genetics to simulate Genotype x Management x Environment (GxMxE) interactions. In: APSIM Users and Developers Forum, Canberra, Australia, (). 14 March 2012.

  • Yang, Zongjian, Hammer, Graeme, van Oosterom, Erik, Rochas, Delphine and Deifel, Kurt (2010). Effects of pot size on growth of maize and sorghum plants. In: B. George-Jaeggli and D.J. Jordan, Proceedings of the 1st Australian Summer Grains Conference. 1st Australian Summer Grains Conference 2010, Gold Coast, Australia, (). 21-24 June 2010.

  • Alam, M. M., Hammer, G. L., van Oosterom, E. J., Cruickshank, A. and Jordan, D. R. (2010). Exploring physiological and genetic determinants of tillering in sorghum. In: Proceedings of the 1st Australian Summer Grains Conference. 2010 Australian Summer Grains Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, (). 21-24 June 2010.

  • Singh, Vijaya, van Oosterom, Erik, Jordan, David, Mace, Emma and Hammer, Graeme (2010). Genetic control of root system architecture in sorghum and its implications on water extraction. In: J. Wery, I, Shili-Touzi and A. Perrin, Proceedings of Agro2010: The XIth ESA Congress. Agro2010 XIth ESA Congress, Montpellier, France, (553-554). 29 August - 3 September, 2010.

  • Singh, Vijaya, van Oosterom, Erik, Jordan, David and Hammer, Graeme (2010). Genotypic variability for nodal root angle in sorghum and its implications on potential water extraction. In: Proceedings of the 1st Australian Summer Grains Conference. Australian Summer Grains Conference 2010, Gold Coast , Australia, (). 21-24 June 2010.

  • van Oosterom, Erik, Borrell, Andrew, Deifel, Kurt and Hammer, Graeme (2010). Plant design features that improve grain yield of sorghum under post-anthesis drought stress. In: Proceedings of the 1st Australian Summer Grains Conference. Australian Summer Grains Conference 2010, Gold Coast, Qld., Australia, (). 21-24 June 2010.

  • Chapman, Scott, Van Oosterom, Erik, Chenu, Karine, McLean, Greg and Hammer, Graeme (2010). The value of linking genomic knowledge with ecophysiological knowledge using dynamic crop models. In: ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2010 Internation Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA, USA, (). 31 October - 3 November 2010.

  • Alam, M.M., Hammer, G.L., Van Oosterom, E.J., Cruickshank, A., Hunt, C. and Jordan, D.R. (2009). Characterising genetic variation in tillering in sorghum. In: SABRAO Journal of Breeding and Genetics. 14th Australasian Plant Breeding & 11th SABRAO Conference, Cairns, Australia, (). 10-14 August, 2009.

  • Hammer, Graeme L., Van Oosterom, Erik, McLean, Greg and Chapman, Scott (2009). Designing the sorghum crop model in APSIM to simulate the physiology and genetics of complex adaptive traits. In: Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Experimental-Biology, Glasgow Scotland, (S222-S222). Jun 28-Jul 01, 2009. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2009.04.550

  • Yang, Zongjian, Hammer, Graeme, Van Oosterom, Erik, Jordan, David and Doherty, Alistair (2008). Can large kernel size increase grain yield in sorghum?. In: Global Issues, Paddock Action: Proceedings of the 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference. 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, (). 21-25 September 2008.

  • McLean, Greg, Hammer, Graeme, Van Oosterom, Erik and Doherty, Alistair (2008). Development of the Generic APSIM Cereal Template to Enhance Functionality of Whole-Plant Modelling. In: M. Unkovich, Global Issues, Paddock Action: Proceedings of the 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference. 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference, Adelaide South Australia, (). 21-25 September 2008.

  • Hammer, Graeme, Chapman, Scott and Van Oosterom, Erik (2008). Functional Whole Plant Modelling - The Missing Link between Molecular Biology and Crop Improvement?. In: M. Unkovich, Global Issues, Paddock Action: Proceedings of the 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference. 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, (). 21-25 September 2008.

  • Van Oosterom, Erik J., Hammer, Graeme L., Kim, Hae-Koo, Mclean, Greg and Deifel, Kurt (2008). Plant design features that improve grain yield of cereals under drought. In: Murray Unkovich, Global Issues, Paddock Action: Proceedings of the 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference. 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, (). 21-25 September 2008.

  • Singh, Vijaya, Hammer, Graeme and Van Oosterom, Erik (2008). Variability in structure and function of sorghum root systems. In: Murray Unkovich, Global Issues, Paddock Action: Proceedings of the 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference. 14th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, (). 21-25 September 2008.

  • Van Oosterom, E. J., Hammer, G. L., Chapman, S. C. and Doherty, A. (2006). A simple gene network model for photoperiodic response of floral transition in sorghum can generate genotype-by-environment interations in grain yield at the crop level. In: Mercer, C. F., Advances in Plant Breeding - Breeding for Success: Diversity in Action: Proceedings of the 13th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference. 13th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, (687-691). 18-21 April 2006.

  • Kim, H. K., Van Oosterom, E. J., Luquet, D., Dingkuhn, M. and Hammer, G. L. (2006). Physiology and genetics of tillering in sorghum. In: A. K. Borrell, R. G. Henzell and D. R. Jordan, 5th Australian Sorghum Conference. 5th Australian Sorghum Conference, Gold Coast, (1-10). 30 January - 2 February 2006.

  • Chapman, S. C., Doherty, A., Hammer, G. L., Jordan, D., Mace, E. and Van Oosterom, E. J. (2006). Predicting flowering time in sorghum using a simple gene network: functional physiology or fictional functionality?. In: 5th Australian Sorghum Conference. 5th Australian Sorghum Conference, Gold Coast, (1-18). 30 January - 2 February 2006.

  • George-Jaeggli, B., Hammer, G. L., Van Oosterom, E. J. and Jordan, D. R. (2006). Tall sorghum plants use water more efficiently than short ones. In: Proceedings from the 5th Australian Sorghum Conference. 5th Australian Sorghum Conference, Gold Coast, (1-8). 30 January - 2 February 2006.

  • Van Oosterom, E J, Hammer, G L, Borrell, A. and Broad, J. (2006). What determines expression of stay-green under post-anthesis drought stress?. In: Borrell, A. K., Henzell, R. G. and Jordan, D. R., Proceedings from the 5th Australian Sorghum Conference. 5th Australian Sorghum Conference, Gold Coast, (1-10). 30 January - 2 February 2006.

  • Van Oosterom, Erik, Hammer, Graeme and Chapman, Scott (2004). Can transition to flowering be modelled dynamically from the gene level?. In: T. Fischer, N. Turner, J. Angus, L. McIntyre, M. Robertson, A. Borrell and D. Lloyd, New Directions for a Diverse Planet: Proceedings of the 4th International Crop Science Congress. 4th International Crop Science Congress, Brisbane, Australia, (1-6). 26 September-1 October 2004.

  • Hammer, Graeme, Chapman, Scott, Van Oosterom, Erik and Podlich, Dean (2004). Trait physiology and crop modelling to link phenotypic complexity to underlying genetic systems. In: T. Fisher, N. Turner, J. Angus, L. McIntyre, M. Robertson, A. Borrell and D. Lloyd, New Directions for a Diverse Planet: Proceedings of the 4th International Crop Science Congress. 4th International Crop Science Congress, Brisbane, Australia, (1-15). 26 September-1 October 2004.

  • Wang, Enli, Van Oosterom, Erik, Meinke, Holger, Asseng, Senthold, Robertson, Michael, Huth, Neil, Keating, Brian and Probert, Merv (2003). The new APSIM-Wheat Model: Performance and future improvements. In: Solutions for a Better Environment: 11th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference. 11th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference, Geelong, Australia, (1-3). 2-6 February 2003.

  • Borrell, A., Van Oosterom, E. J., Hammer, G. L., Jordan, D. and Douglas, A. (2003). The physiology of "stay-green" in sorghum. In: Australian Society of Agronomy, Proceedings of the 11th Australian Agronomy Conference. 11th Australian Agronomy Conference, Geelong, Victoria, (1-4). 2-6 February, 2003.

  • Hammer, G. L., Van Oosterom, E. J., Chapman, S.C. and McLean, G. (2001). The economic theory of water and nitrogen dynamics and management in field crops. In: Borrell and Henzell, Fourth Australian Sorghum Conference. Fourth Australian Sorghum Conference, Kooralbyn, Queensland, (). 5-8 February, 2001.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision