Malcolm J. Morrison Ph.D.

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Research Scientist

Crop Physiology/Crop Phenomics

Specializing in abiotic stress in oilseed and cereal crops. Using cameras, sensors and computers to monitor crop development undere moisture and cold stress.

Key publications

  1. Samanfar, B., Cober, E.R., Charette, M., Tan, L.H., Bekele, W.A., Morrison, M.J., Kilian, A., Belzile, F., Molnar, S.J. (2019). Genetic Analysis of High Protein Content in ‘AC Proteus’ Related Soybean Populations Using SSR, SNP, DArT and DArTseq Markers. Scientific Reports, [online] 9(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-55862-9

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  2. Dong, T., Shang, J., Chen, J.M., Liu, J., Qian, B., Ma, B., Morrison, M.J., Zhang, C., Liu, Y., Shi, Y., Pan, H., Zhou, G. (2019). Assessment of portable chlorophyll meters for measuring crop leaf chlorophyll concentration. Remote Sensing, [online] 11(22), http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs11222706

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  3. Cober, E.R., and Morrison, M.J. 2019. Soybean yield and seed composition changes in response to increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration in short-season Canada. Plants 8, 250; doi:10.3390/plants8080250

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  4. Biswas, D.K., Ma, B.L., Morrison, M.J. (2019). Changes in leaf nitrogen and phosphorus content, photosynthesis, respiration, growth, and resource use efficiency of a rapeseed cultivar as affected by drought and high temperatures. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 99(4), 488-498. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2018-0023

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  5. Humphreys G, Gahagan G, Kalikililo A, Sadeghi-Tehran P, Hawkesford M, Morrison M (2018) Predicting agronomic performance in Canadian winter wheat using high-throughput phenotyping and plant pixel area. Poster and abstract presented at 4th Canadian Wheat Symposium, Nov. 19-22, 2018 in Winnipeg, MB.

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  6. Humphreys G, Gahagan C, Kalikililo A, Sadeghi-Tehran P et al (2018) High-throughput phenotyping using plant pixel area to predict agronomic performance in Canadian winter wheat. Poster (P1085) and abstract presented at 2018 ASA/CSSA International Meetings Nov. 4-7, 2018 in Baltimore MD, USA.

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  7. Kambhampati, S., Kurepin, L.V., Kisiala, A.B., Bruce, K.E., Cober, E.R., Morrison, M.J., Emery, R.J.N. (2017). Yield associated traits correlate with cytokinin profiles in developing pods and seeds of field-grown soybean cultivars. Field Crops Research, [online] 214 175-184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2017.09.009

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  8. Morrison, M.J., Cober, E.R., Gregorich, E.G., Voldeng, H.D., Ma, B., Topp, G.C. (2017). Tillage and crop rotation effects on the yield of corn, soybean, and wheat in eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 98(1), 183-191. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2016-0407

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  9. Ma, B.L., Zheng, Z.M., Morrison, M.J. (2017). Does increasing plant population density alter sugar yield in high stalk-sugar maize hybrids?. Crop & Pasture Science, [online] 68(1), 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/CP16393

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  10. Hossain, Z., Wang, X., Hamel, C., Diane Knight, J., Morrison, M.J., Gan, Y. (2016). Biological nitrogen fixation by pulse crops on semiarid Canadian prairies. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 97(1), 119-131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2016-0185

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  11. Reid, L.M., Voloaca, C., Morrison, M., Wu, J., Woldemariam, T., Jindal, K.K., Zhu, X. (2016). CO462 corn inbred line. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 97(1), 177-182. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2016-0176

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  12. Reid, L.M., Zhu, X., Jindal, K.K., Kebede, A.Z., Wu, J., Morrison, M.J. (2016). Increasing stalk sucrose in sugarcorn (Zea mays L.): genetic analysis and preliminary breeding. Euphytica, [online] 209(2), 449-460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10681-016-1669-3

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  13. Diochon, A., Gregorich, E.G., Kellman, L., Morrison, M., Ma, B.L. (2016). Greater soil C inputs accelerate loss of C in cropping systems with low N input. Plant and Soil, [online] 400(1-2), 93-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-015-2718-8

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  14. Ma, B.L., Zheng, Z.M., Morrison, M.J., Gregorich, E.G. (2016). Nitrogen and phosphorus nutrition and stoichiometry in the response of maize to various N rates under different rotation systems. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, [online] 104(1), 93-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10705-016-9761-6

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  15. Reid, L.M., Morrison, M.J., Zhu, X., Jindal, K.K., Ma, B.L. (2015). High stalk sugar corn: A potential biofuel crop for Canada. Agronomy Journal, [online] 107(2), 475-485. http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/agronj14.0271

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  16. Cober, E.R., Morrison, M.J. (2015). Genetic improvement estimates, from cultivar × crop management trials, are larger in high-yield cropping environments. Crop Science, [online] 55(4), 1425-1434. http://dx.doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2014.09.0609

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  17. Morrison, M.J., Cober, E.R., Frégeau-Reid, J.A., Seguin, P. (2015). Changes in lutein and tocopherol concentrations in soybean cultivars released across seven decades in the short-season region. Crop Science, [online] 55(1), 312-319. http://dx.doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2014.04.0294

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  18. Cober, E.R., Curtis, D.F., Stewart, D.W., Morrison, M.J. (2014). Quantifying the effects of photoperiod, temperature and daily irradiance on flowering time of soybean isolines. Plants, [online] 3(4), 476-497. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/plants3040476

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  19. Morrison, M.J., Frégeau-Reid, J.A., Cober, E.R. (2013). Seed protein, soaking duration, and soaking temperature effects on gamma aminobutyric acid concentration in short-season soybean. Crop Science, [online] 53(6), 2563-2568. http://dx.doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2013.02.0088

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  20. Liang, A., McLaughlin, N.B., Ma, B.L., Gregorich, E.G., Morrison, M.J., Burtt, S.D., Patterson, B.S., Evenson, L.I. (2013). Changes in mouldboard plough draught and tractor fuel consumption on continuous corn after 18 years of organic and inorganic N amendments. Energy, [online] 52 89-95. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2012.10.064

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Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6
Canada

Language

English