Dr Erik Van Oosterom

Senior Research Fellow

Centre for Crop 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

  • Joshi, Dinesh, Singh, Vijaya, van Oosterom, Erik, Mace, Emma, Jordan, David and Hammer, Graeme (2016). Genetic manipulation of root system architecture to improve drought adaptation in sorghum. In Rakshit, Sujay and Wang, Yi-Hong (Ed.), The sorghum genome (pp. 207-226) Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47789-3_11

  • 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

  • Borrell, A. K., George-Jaeggli, B., van Oosterom, E. J., Mace, E. S., Jordan, D. R., Kassahun, B., Matiwos, T., Vadez, V., Talwar, H., Christopher, J. T., Chenu, K., Richard, C., Robinson, H., Hickey, L., Nagothu, S. U. and Hammer, G. L. (2017). Adapting cereals to drought: genetic and management solutions. In: Trop Ag 2017 Book of poster abstracts. TropAg2017, International Tropical Agriculture Conference, Brisbane, Australia, (123-123). 20-22 November 2017.

  • 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.

  • Mortlock, M . Y., Van Oosterom, E. and Ramdeen, R. (2016). Using statistical modelling to improve the resource efficiency for measurements on large crop trials for plant scientists. In: International Biometrics, Victoria, BC, Canada, (). July 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