Show simple item record Clifton-Brown, John Senior, Hannah Purdy, Sarah Horsnell, Richard Lankamp, Bernd Müennekhoff, Ann-Katrin Virk, Daljit Guillemois, Estelle Chetty, Vera Cookson, Alan Girdwood, Sarah Clifton-Brown, Gabi Tan, Mei Lie MC Awty-Carroll, Danny Bentley, Alison 2018-11-06T20:00:02Z 2018-11-06T20:00:02Z 2018-09-28
dc.identifier.citation Clifton-Brown , J , Senior , H , Purdy , S , Horsnell , R , Lankamp , B , Müennekhoff , A-K , Virk , D , Guillemois , E , Chetty , V , Cookson , A , Girdwood , S , Clifton-Brown , G , Tan , M L MC , Awty-Carroll , D & Bentley , A 2018 , ' Investigating the potential of novel non-woven fabrics for efficient pollination control in plant breeding ' PLoS One , vol. 13 , no. 9 , e0204728 . en
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203
dc.identifier.other PURE: 27966638
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 48fd6251-df4a-4d18-813c-9003ea70a8fc
dc.identifier.other PubMed: 30265713
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85054084285
dc.identifier.other 2160/47046
dc.identifier.other PubMedCentral: PMC6161889
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0001-5855-0775/work/51727635
dc.description.abstract Article Authors Metrics Comments Media Coverage Abstract Introduction Materials & methods Results and discussion Discussion Supporting information Acknowledgments References Reader Comments (0) Media Coverage (0) Figures Abstract Plant breeding is achieved through the controlled self- or cross-pollination of individuals and typically involves isolation of floral parts from selected parental plants. Paper, cellulose or synthetic materials are used to avoid self pollination or cross contamination. Low seed set limits the rate of breeding progress and increases costs. We hypothesized that a novel ‘non-woven’ fabric optimal for both pollination and seed set in multiple plant species could be developed. After determining the baseline pollen characteristics and usage requirements we established iterative three phase development and biological testing. This determined (1) that white fabric gave superior seed return and informed the (2) development of three non-woven materials using different fibre and layering techniques. We tested their performance in selfing and hybridisation experiments recording differences in performance by material type within species. Finally we (3) developed further advanced fabrics with increased air permeability and tested biological performance. An interaction between material type and species was observed and environmental decoupling investigated, showing that the non-woven fabrics had superior water vapour transmission and temperature regulation compared to controls. Overall, non-woven fabrics outperformed existing materials for both pollination and seed set and we found that different materials can optimize species-specific, rather than species-generic performance en
dc.language.iso eng
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dc.title Investigating the potential of novel non-woven fabrics for efficient pollination control in plant breeding en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
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dc.contributor.institution Department of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en

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