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dc.contributor.author Malinowska, Marta
dc.contributor.author Donnison, Iain
dc.contributor.author Robson, Paul
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-24T16:12:06Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-24T16:12:06Z
dc.date.issued 2017-01-01
dc.identifier.citation Malinowska , M , Donnison , I & Robson , P 2017 , ' Phenomics analysis of drought responses in Miscanthus collected from different geographical locations ' GCB Bioenergy , vol. 9 , no. 1 , pp. 78-91 . https://doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12350 en
dc.identifier.issn 1757-1693
dc.identifier.other PURE: 7472160
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: be04d283-d85f-4973-b4f7-24dfc420dce4
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 84990050441
dc.identifier.other handle.net: 2160/42463
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0003-1841-3594/work/61776299
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/42463
dc.description This article has been accepted for publication and undergone full peer review but has not been through the copyediting, typesetting, pagination and proofreading process, which may lead to differences between this version and the Version of Record. Please cite this article as doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12350 en
dc.description.abstract Miscanthus is a genus of C4 perennial grasses capable of high biomass potential even in temperate regions making it an ideal industrial crop for the renewable supply of energy and chemicals. Yield is strongly linked to water availability and many environments have limited water supply where otherwise irradiation and temperature are favourable. A total of 47 Miscanthus genotypes, diverse regarding collection site and genotype, were screened in a high-throughput phenomics facility under drought to generate high-quality time-course data for biomass accumulation and water use. Plants were subjected to three treatments: a watered control, mild drought (20% of field capacity), and a severe drought (water completely withdrawn). Daily visual spectrum images were calibrated to harvested biomass and used to assess biomass accumulation over the experiment. Image analyses were used to determine growth and senescence as functions of time and treatment, plant survival and to relate responses to geographical data. An accurate prediction of plant biomass (R2=0.92***) was made by comparing actual harvested biomass and projected shoot area. Dynamic responses in senescence between the multiple genotypes under the three treatments demonstrated stay-green and senescence responses were not associated with species. Microclimate/ geographical modelling indicated that origin of genotype was associated with drought tolerance and this helped explain the different responses within the same species. Water use efficiency (WUE), the amount of dry biomass accumulated per kg of water, correlated with summer rainfall. Phenomic analysis of drought responses was shown to have the potential to improve the selection of breeding candidates in Miscanthus and has identified interesting Miscanthus genotypes combining high biomass and high WUE for further characterisation. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof GCB Bioenergy en
dc.rights en
dc.subject Bioenergy en
dc.subject Energy crops en
dc.subject Miscanthus en
dc.subject Phenomics en
dc.subject drought en
dc.subject water use efficiency en
dc.subject Senescence en
dc.subject Modelling en
dc.subject Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all) en
dc.title Phenomics analysis of drought responses in Miscanthus collected from different geographical locations en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.description.version publishersversion en
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12350
dc.contributor.institution Department of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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