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. Neupane A, Morrison M, Humphreys G, Cuthbert R, Hiebert C, Kumar S, Brauer E, Griffiths S, Hawkesford M, Riche A, and Burt A (2023) use of genomics and phenomics approaches to characterize agronomic traits and grain yield stability in wheat. Abstract and oral presentation at 5th Canadian Wheat Symposium, 13-16 Nov. 2023, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Oral presentation. Abstract S7.

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  2. Neupane A, Morrison M, Humphreys G, Cuthbert R, Knox R, Hiebert C, Kumar S, Brauer E, Griffiths S, Hawkesford M, Riche A, and Burt A (2023) Genetic analysis of yield and yield stability traits in spring wheat across diverse Canadian environments. The Canadian Tri-Society meeting of the Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS), the Canadian Society of Agronomy (CSA) and Canadian Society for Horticultural Science (CSHS), June 17-21, 2023, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Oral presentation, abstract 47.

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  3. Simon Lackey, Siwar Haidar, Elroy Cober, Malcolm Morrison, Ashkan Golshani, Bahram Samanfar: Genome-wide analysis of cold imbibition stress in soybean, Glycine max. 20thAnnual OCIB Symposium, Ottawa Carleton Institute of Biology, 2023 Canada.

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  4. Neupane A., Morrison M.J., Humphreys D.G., Cuthbert R., Knox R.,Griffiths S., Hawkesford M., Riche A., Hiebert C., Kumar S., Graf R.J. , Brauer E.K., Gahagan A.C., Hotte T., Tabori M., Wang X., McDonald E., Thomsen C., Nicoll J., Burt A.J. Multi-omics approaches for understanding yield and yield stability in wheat (Triticum aestivum). Joint annual meeting of Canadian Society of Agronomy and Canadian Weed Science Society CWSS-CSA, Halifax, Canada, November 14-17, 2022.

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  5. Humphreys G., M. Morrison, C.Gahagan , T. Hotte, C. Thomsen, J. Nicoll, M. Hawkesford, A. Riche, R. Graf, E. Brauer, and A. Burt (2022) Phenomics evaluation of agronomic traits in winter wheat. Oral presentation and Abstract presented at 2022 Joint CWSS-CSA Meeting, Nov. 12-17, 2022 in Halifax, NS, Canada.

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  6. Burt et al (2021) Determining the physiological basis of yield and yield stability in spring and winter wheat populations using the PlotCam. Poster & Abstract Presentation. 2021 Tri-Society Virtual Conference (CSA-CPS-CSHS). July 5-9, 2021.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Cober, E.R., Morrison, M.J. (2019). Soybean yield and seed composition changes in response to increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration in short-season Canada. Plants, [online] 8(8), http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/plants8080250

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Qi Jing, Malcolm Morrison, Budong Qian. 2017. Attributing soybean yield increases from the 1930s to 1990s in Canada to cultivar improvement and climate change. Poster presentation. SA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Tampa, Florida, USA. 2017/10/22 - 2017/10/25.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6
Canada

Language

English