Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Gary Houliston

Gary Houliston
Position: Portfolio Leader
Team: Biocontrol & Molecular Ecology
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640

Research Interests

Research Interests

Bsc Zoology, University of Canterbury
P.G. Dip. Sci. Biology, University of Canterbury
PhD. Botany, University of Canterbury

Research Interests

Plant population genetics and plant breeding systems. Biology of invasive species. Polyploidy. Apomixis.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Canterbury
    PhD Botany
    2003
  • Canterbury
    PGDipSc
    2000
  • Canterbury
    BSc Zoology
    1998

Publications

Publications

  • Fatemi M, Houliston GJ, Haddadchi A, Gross CL 2013. Cost-effective microsatellite markers for Banksia integrifolia (Proteaceae). Applications in plant sciences 1(2): 1200130. http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/apps.1200130 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Beever RE, Houliston GJ, Armstrong TTJ 2013. Geographic patterns of genetic variation in Cordyline australis; does fingerprinting recover phenotypic and phenological patterns? New Zealand Journal of Botany 51(1): 3-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0028825X.2012.728136 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • de Lange PJ, Heenan P, Houliston G, Rolfe J, Mitchell A 2013. New Lepidium (Brassicaceae) from New Zealand. PhytoKeys 24: 1-147. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.24.4375 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Van Vianen JCCM, Houliston GJ, Fletcher JD, Heenan PB, Chapman HM 2013. New threats to endangered Cook’s scurvy grass (Lepidium oleraceum; Brassicaceae): introduced crop viruses and the extent of their spread. Australian Journal of Botany 61(2): 161-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/BT12266 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Heenan PB, Goeke DF, Houliston GJ, Lysak MA 2012. Phylogenetic analyses of ITS and rbcL DNA sequences for sixteen genera of Australian and New Zealand Brassicaceae result in the expansion of the tribe Microlepidieae. Taxon 61(5): 970-979. (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Black A, McLaren RG, Reichman SM, Speir TW, Condron LM, Houliston G 2012. Metal bioavailability dynamics during a two-year trial using ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) grown in soils treated with biosolids and metal salts. Soil Research 50(4): 304-311. http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/SR11315 (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Houliston GJ, Dawson MI, de Lange PJ, Heenan PB 2012. Using AFLP markers to inform population management of the endemic Chatham Island toetoe, 'Austroderia turbaria' (poaceae). Pacific conservation biology 18(1): 33-40. (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Houliston GJ 2011. Conservation management of rare plant species, is eco-sourcing doing more harm than good? Proceedings: 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB): "Engaging Society in Conservation", Auckland, 5-9 December 2011. Pp. p. 119. http://www.conbio.org/Activities/Meetings/2011/program/ICCB2011_Programme_web.pdf (Conference Proceedings, 2011)
  • Barnaud A, Houliston G 2010. Population genetics of the threatened tree daisy Olearia gardneri (Asteraceae), conservation of a critically endangered species. Conservation genetics 11(4): 1515. (Journal Article, 2010)
  • Fletcher JD, Bulman S, Fletcher PJ, Houliston GJ 2009. First record of Turnip mosaic virus in Cook's scurvy grass (Lepidium oleraceum agg.) - an endangered native plant in New Zealand. Australasian plant disease notes 4(1): 9-11. (Journal Article, 2009)
  • Smissen RD, Heenan PB, Houliston GJ 2008. Genetic and morphological evidence for localised interspecific gene flow in Phormium (Hemerocallidaceae). New Zealand Journal of Botany 46(3): 287-297. (Journal Article, 2008)
  • Houliston GJ, Heenan P, Smissen R 2008. Experimental crosses in Phormium confirm the lack of intrinsic barriers to interspecific hybridisation and the fertility of putative wild hybrids. New Zealand Journal of Botany 46(4): 393-399. (Journal Article, 2008)
  • Heenan PB, De Lange PJ, Houliston GJ, Barnaud A, Muray BG 2008. Olearia telmatica (Asteraceae: Astereae), a new tree species endemic to the Chatham Islands. New Zealand Journal of Botany 46(4): 567-583. (Journal Article, 2008)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Panel Member, Plant Importers Research Group, GERMAC

Skills

Skills

  • Botany
  • Conservation Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Biology