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Robinson N, Vogt J, Lakshmanan P, Schmidt S (2013) Nitrogen physiology of sugarcane. In Physiology of Sugarcane (eds PH Moore and F Botha), Wiley-Blackwell.
CPH Mulder, H Jones, K Kameda, C Palmborg, S Schmidt, J Ellis, JL Orrock, A Wait, DA Wardle, L Yang, H Young, D Croll, E Vidal (2011) Impacts of Seabirds on Plant and Soil Properties In Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion and Restoration (eds Mulder, Anderson, Towns, Bellingham), pp. 135-176, Oxford University Press, ISBN13: 9780199735693
JC Ellis, PJ Bellingham, E.K. Cameron, D.A. Croll, G.S. Kolb, C. Kueffer, G.H. Mittelhauser, S. Schmidt, E. Vidal and D.A. Wait (2011) Effects of Seabirds on Plant Communities, In Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion and Restoration (eds Mulder, Anderson, Towns, Bellingham), 177-211, Oxford University Press, ISBN13: 9780199735693
Stewart G.R and Schmidt S. (1999) The Evolution and Ecology of Plant Mineral Nutrition. In Physiological Plant Ecology (eds. M.C. Press, J.D. Scholes and M.G. Barker), Blackwell Science, pp. 91-114.
Paungfoo-Lonhienne, C., Yeoh, Y.K., Kasinadhuni, N.R.P., Lonhienne, T.G.A., Robinson, N., Hugenholtz, P., Ragan, M.A., and Schmidt, S. (2015). Nitrogen fertilizer dose alters fungal communities in sugarcane soil and rhizosphere. Scientific Reports 5, 8678.
Soper, F.M., Richards, A.E., Siddique, I., Aidar, M.P.M., Cook, G.D., Hutley, L.B., Robinson, N., and Schmidt, S. (2014). Natural abundance (δ15N) indicates shifts in nitrogen relations of woody taxa along a savanna–woodland continental rainfall gradient. Oecologia 1–12.
Brackin, R., Robinson, N., Lakshmanan, P., and Schmidt, S. (2014). Soil microbial responses to labile carbon input differ in adjacent sugarcane and forest soils. Soil Res. 52, 307–316.
Weber, L.C., VanDerWal, J., Schmidt, S., McDonald, W.J.F., and Shoo, L.P. (2014). Patterns of rain forest plant endemism in subtropical Australia relate to stable mesic refugia and species dispersal limitations. Journal of Biogeography 41, 222–238.
∂ Lonhienne, T.G.A., Trusov, Y., Young, A., Rentsch, D., Näsholm, T., Schmidt, S., and Paungfoo-Lonhienne, C. (2014). Effects of externally supplied protein on root morphology and biomass allocation in Arabidopsis. Sci. Rep. 4.
Lonhienne, T., Mason, M.G., Ragan, M.A., Hugenholtz, P., Schmidt, S., and Paungfoo-Lonhienne, C. (2014). Yeast as a Biofertilizer Alters Plant Growth and Morphology. Crop Sci. 54, 770–790.
∂ Gageler, R., Bonner, M., Kirchhof, G., Amos, M., Robinson, N., Schmidt, S., and Shoo, L.P. (2014). Early Response of Soil Properties and Function to Riparian Rainforest Restoration. PLoS One 9, e104198.
∂ Gamage, H.K., Memmott, P., Firn, J., and Schmidt, S. (2014). Harvesting as an Alternative to Burning for Managing Spinifex Grasslands in Australia. Advances in Ecology 2014, e430431.
Lonhienne, T.G.A., Trusov, Y., Young, A., Schmidt, S., and Paungfoo-Lonhienne, C. (2014). The effect of protein supplied in the growth medium on plant pathogen resistance. Plant Signaling & Behavior 9, e976159.
Pratt, C., Redding, M., Hill, J., Mudge, S.R., Westermann, M., Paungfoo-Lonhienne, C., and Schmidt, S. (2014). Assessing refrigerating and freezing effects on the biological/chemical composition of two livestock manures. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 197, 288–292.
Schmidt, S., Näsholm, T., and Rentsch, D. (2014). Organic nitrogen. New Phytol 203, 29–31.
∂ Paungfoo-Lonhienne, C., Lonhienne, T.G.A., Yeoh, Y.K., Webb, R.I., Lakshmanan, P., Chan, C.X., Lim, P.-E., Ragan, M.A., Schmidt, S., and Hugenholtz, P. (2014). A new species of Burkholderia isolated from sugarcane roots promotes plant growth. Microbial Biotechnology 7, 142–154.
Schmidt S, JA Raven, C Paungfoo-Lonhienne (2013) The mixotrophic nature of photosynthetic plants (Goldacre Review). Functional Plant Biology 40, 425-438
Brackin R, Robinson N, Lakshmanan P, Schmidt S. (2013) Microbial function in adjacent subtropical forested and agricultural soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57, 68-77
Bonner MTL, Schmidt S, Shoo L (2013) A meta-analytical global comparison of aboveground biomass accumulation between tropical secondary forests and monoculture plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 291, 73-86
Bigot M, Guterres J, Rossato L, Pudmenzky A, Doley D, Whittaker M, Pillai-McGarry U, Schmidt S (2013) Metal-binding hydrogel particles alleviate soil toxicity and facilitate plant establishment of the native metallophyte grass Astrebla lappacea in mine waste rock and tailings. J of Hazardous Materials 248-49, 424-434
Guterres J, Rossato L, Pudmenzky A, Doley D, Whittaker M, Schmidt S. (2013). Micron-size metal binding hydrogel particles improve germination and radicle elongation of Australian metallophyte grasses in mine waste rock and tailings. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 248-249 (1), 442-450.
Hurrey, L.P., Pitcher, C.R., Lovelock, C.E., and Schmidt, S. (2013). Macroalgal species richness and assemblage composition of the Great Barrier Reef seabed. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 492, 69–83.
Sang PM, Lamb D, Bonner M, Schmidt S (2013). Carbon sequestration and soil fertility of tropical tree plantations and secondary forest established on degraded land. Plant and Soil, 36 (1), 187-200.
Manson DG, S Schmidt, Bristow M, Erskine PD, Vanclay JK (2013). Species-site matching in mixed species plantations of native trees in tropical Australia. Agroforestry Systems, 87 (1), 233-250
Hagger V, Fisher D, Schmidt S, Blomberg S (2013). Assessing the vulnerability of an assemblage of subtropical rainforest vertebrate species to climate change in south-east Queensland. Austral Ecology, 38 (4), 465-475.
Shoo L, Scarth P, Schmidt S, Wilson K (2013). Reclaiming degraded rainforest: a spatial evaluation of gains and losses in subtropical Eastern Australia to inform future investment in restoration. Biological Conservation, 21 (4), 481-489
Paungfoo-Lonhienne C, Visser J, Lonhienne TGA, Schmidt S (2012) Marschner Review: Past, present and future of organic nutrients. Plant and Soil 359, 1–18
Vinall K, Schmidt S, Brackin R, Lakshmanan P, Robinson N (2012) Amino acids are a nitrogen source for sugarcane. Functional Plant Biology 39, 503–511
Holst J, Brackin R, Robinson N, Lakshmanan P, Schmidt S (2012) Soluble inorganic and organic nitrogen in two Australian soils under sugarcane cultivation. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment 155:16-26
Richards AE, Brackin R, Lindsay DA, Schmidt S (2012) Effect of fire and tree-grass patches on soil nitrogen in Australian tropical savannas. Austral Ecology 37, 668-677
Gamage, H.K., Mondal, S., Wallis, L.A., Memmott, P., Martin, D., Wright, B., Schmidt, S. (2012) Indigenous and modern biomaterials derived from Triodia (‘spinifex’) grasslands in Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 60, 114–127
Shoo, L.P., O’Mara, J., Perhans, K., Rhodes, J.R., Runting, R.K., Schmidt, S., Traill, L.W., Weber, L.C., Wilson, K.A., and Lovelock, C.E. (2012). Moving beyond the conceptual: specificity in regional climate change adaptation actions for biodiversity in South East Queensland, Australia. Reg Environ Change 1–13.
Soper FM, Paungfoo-Lonhienne C, Brackin R, Doris Rentsch, Schmidt S, Robinson N (2011) Arabidopsis and Lobelia anceps access small peptides as a nitrogen source for growth. Functional Plant Biology 38, 788–796
Rossato L, MacFarlane J, Whittaker M, Pudmenzky A, Doley D, Schmidt S, MJ Monteiro (2011) Metal-binding particles alleviate lead and zinc toxicity during seed germination of metallophyte grass Astrebla lappacea. Journal of Hazardous Materials 190, 772-779
∂ Robinson N, Brackin R, Vinall K, Soper F, Holst J, Gamage H, Paungfoo-Lonhienne H, Rennenberg H, Lakshmanan P, Schmidt S (2011) Nitrate paradigm does not hold up for sugarcane. Plos One 6, e19045
∂ Iskandar, H.M., Casu, R.E., Fletcher, A.T., Schmidt, S., Xu, J., Maclean, D.J., Manners, J.M., and Bonnett, G.D. (2011). Identification of drought-response genes and a study of their expression during sucrose accumulation and water deficit in sugarcane culms. BMC Plant Biology 11, 12.
Rennenberg H, Schmidt S (2010) Perennial lifestyle–an adaptation to nutrient limitation? Tree Physiology 30, 1047-1049
∂ McGrath KC, R Mondav, R Sintrajaya, B Slattery, S Schmidt, PM Schenk (2010) Development of an environmental functional gene microarray for soil microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76, 7161-70
Paungfoo-Lonhienne C, Schmidt S, Lonhienne TGA (2010) Uptake of non-pathogenic E. coli by Arabidopsis induces down-regulation of heat shock proteins. Plant Signalling & Behaviour 5 (12) 1626-28
Paungfoo-Lonhienne C, Schmidt S, Lonhienne T (2010) DNA uptake by Arabidopsis induces changes in the expression of CLE peptides which control root morphology. Plant Signalling & Behaviour, 5:9, 1112-1114
∂ Paungfoo-Lonhienne C, Rentsch D, Robatzek S, Webb RI, Sagulenko E, Näsholm T, Schmidt S, Lonhienne TGA (2010) Turning the Table: Plants Consume Microbes as a Source of Nutrients. Plos One 5(7), e11915
Paungfoo-Lonhienne C, Lonhienne TGA, Mudge SR, Schenk PM, Christie M, Carroll BJ, Schmidt S. (2010) DNA is taken up by root hairs and pollen, and stimulates root and pollen tube growth. Plant Physiology 153, 799-805
∂ Richards AE, Schmidt S (2010) Complementary resource use by tree species in a rain forest tree plantation. Ecological Applications 20, 1237–1254
Firn J, MacDougall AS, Schmidt S, Buckley Y (2010) Early emergence and resource availability can competitively favour natives over a functionally similar invader. Oecologia 163, 775-84
Whan A, Robinson N, Lakshmanan P, Schmidt S, Aitken K (2010) A quantitative genetics approach to nitrogen use efficiency in sugarcane. Functional Plant Biology 37, 448-454
Schmidt S, Lamble R, Fensham R, Siddique I (2010) Effect of woody vegetation clearing on nutrient and carbon relations of semi-arid dystrophic savanna. Plant and Soil 331, 79-90
Fletcher A, Rennenberg H, Schmidt S (2010) Nitrogen partitioning in orchard-grown Macadamia integrifolia. Tree Physiology 30, 244-256
Allen D, Dalal R, Rennenberg H, Kingston G, Schmidt S (2010) Effect of nitrogen fertilizer management and waterlogging on nitrous oxide emission from subtropical sugarcane soils. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 136, 209-217
∂ Schmidt S, McIntosh K, Gillett R, Allen DE, Rennenberg H, Mueller JF (2010) Atmospheric concentrations of ammonia and nitrogen dioxide at a tropical coral cay with high seabird density. Journal for Environmental Monitoring 12, 460–465
Robinson N, Gamage H, Whan A, Vinall K, Fletcher A, Brackin R, Holst R, Lakshmanan P, Schmidt S (2009) Evidence of differences in nitrogen use efficiency in sugarcane genotypes. Proc Aust Soc of Sugar Cane Techn 31, 34-44
Gamage H, S Schmidt (2009) Short Communication. A robust method for chromosome quantification and ploidy determination in woody species. Australian Journal of Botany, 57, 87-93
Richards AE, RC Dalal, S Schmidt (2009) Soil carbon turnover and sequestration in native subtropical tree plantations. Australian Journal for Soil Research, 47, 341-350
Paungfoo-Lonhienne C, PM Schenk, T Lonhienne, R Brackin, S Meier, D Rentsch, S Schmidt (2009) Nitrogen affects cluster root formation and expression of putative peptide transporters. Journal of Experimental Botany 60, 2665-2676
∂ Rossiter-Rachor NA, Setterfield SA, Douglas MM, Hutley LB, Cook GD, Schmidt S (2009) Invasive Andropogon gayanus (gamba grass) is an ecosystem transformer of nitrogen relations in Australian savanna. Ecological Applications19, 1546-60
∂ Siddique, I., Vieira, I.C.G., Schmidt, S., Lamb, D., Carvalho, C.J.R., Figueiredo, R. de O., Blomberg, S., and Davidson, E.A. (2009). Nitrogen and phosphorus additions negatively affect tree species diversity in tropical forest regrowth trajectories. Ecology 91, 2121–2131.
∂ Paungfoo-Lonhienne, Lonhienne, Rentsch, Robinson, Gamage, Carroll, Schenk, Schmidt (2008) Plants can use protein as a nitrogen source without assistance from other organisms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 105, 4524-29
Siddique I, Lex Engel V, Parrotta JA, Lamb D, Nardoto GB, Ometto J, Martinelli LA, Schmidt S (2008) Dominance of legume trees alters nutrient relations in mixed species forest restoration plantings within seven years. Biogeochemistry 88:89-101
Ireland KB, Noor NA, Haji Mohamad, Aitken EAB, Schmidt S, Volin J (2008) First report of Glomerella cingulata (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) causing anthracnose and tip dieback of Lygodium microphyllum and L. japonicum in Australia. Plant Disease 92 9: 1369
Allen D, Kingston G, Rennenberg H, Dalal R, Schmidt S (2008) Nitrous oxide emissions from sugarcane soils as influenced by waterlogging and split N fertiliser application. Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technology, Vol 30, 95-104
McGrath, K., Brackin, R.T., Lakshmanan, P., Schenk, P.M.P. and Schmidt, S. (2008). Knowledge of soil biology to reduce nitrogen loss as N2O from sugarcane farming. In: Bruce, R.C., Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologies. Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologies, Townsville, Australia, (115-126). 29 April – 2 May 2008.
McGrath KC, Thomas-Hall KR, Cheng CT, Leo L, Alexa A, Schmidt S, Schenk PM (2008) Isolation and analysis of mRNA from environmental microbial communities. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 75, 172-176
Meyer RL, Allen DE, Schmidt S (2008) Nitrification and denitrification as sources of sediment nitrous oxide production: A microsensor study. Marine Chemistry 110: 68-76
Clech-Goods, C., Schooler, S., Lovelock, C. and Schmidt, S. (2008). Does plant response to the limiting resource explain invasibility? An experimental test using two invasive weeds and their non-invasive native congeners. In: van Klinken, R. D., Osten, V. A., Panetta, F. D. and Scanlan, J. C., Proceedings of the 16th Australian Weeds Conference. 16th Australian Weeds Conference, Cairns, Australia, (107-107). 18-22 May.
Robinson N, Fletcher A, Whan A, Vinall K, Brackin R, Lakshmanan P, Schmidt S (2008) Sustainable sugarcane production systems: reducing plant nitrogen demand. Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technology, Vol 30, 212-219
Robinson N, Fletcher A, Whan A, Critchley C, von Wiren N, Lakshmanan P, Schmidt S (2007) Sugarcane genotypes differ in internal nitrogen use efficiency. Functional Plant Biology 34:1-9.
Richards AE, Dalal RC, Schmidt S (2007) Soil carbon turnover in native subtropical tree plantations. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39, 2078-2090
Le Buu T, Shapcott A, Schmidt S, Critchley C (2007) Chlorophyll fluorescence as a tool in physiological ecology. Photosynthesis Research 94:423-436
Rentsch D, Schmidt S, Tegeder M (2007) Transporters for uptake and allocation of organic nitrogen compounds in plants. FEBS Letters 581, 2281-2289
Allen D, Dalal RC, Rennenberg H, Meyer RL, Reeves S, Schmidt S (2007) Spatial and temporal variation of nitrous oxide and methane flux between subtropical mangrove sediments and the atmosphere. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39, 622-631
McIntyre V, Grace B, Schmidt S (2007) Impacts of the biocontrol agent Malacorhinus irregularis on Mimosa pigra: seedlings and root nodules. Biocontrol Science and Technology 17, 365-374
Manson DG, Hanan J, Hunt M, Bristow M, Erskine PD, Lamb D, Schmidt S (2006) Modelling predicts positive and negative interactions between three Australian tropical tree species in monoculture and binary mixture. Forest Ecology and Management 233, 315–323
Schmidt S., Tracey D.P. (2006) Adaptations of strangler figs to life in the rainforest canopy. Functional Plant Biology 33, 465-475.
Schmidt S., Handley L.L., Sangtiean T. (2006) Effects of nitrogen source and ectomycorrhizal association on growth and d15N of two subtropical Eucalyptus species from contrasting ecosystems. Functional Plant Biology 33, 367-379.
Schmidt S., Dennison W.C., Moss G.J., & Stewart G.R. (2004) Nitrogen ecophysiology of Heron Island, a subtropical coral cay of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Functional Plant Biology 31, 517-528.
Schmidt S., Mason M.G., Sangtiean T. & Stewart G.R. (2003) Do cluster roots of Hakea actites (Proteaceae) acquire organic nitrogen? Plant and Soil, 248, 157-168.
Richards A.E., Shapcott A., Playford J., Morrison B., Critchley C., Schmidt S. (2003) Physiological profile of restricted endemic plants and their widespread congeners in the North Queensland Wet Tropics, Australia. Biological Conservation 111, 41-52
Schmidt S. & Stewart GR. δ15N of Australian tropical savanna and monsoon forest species reflect soil nitrogen status and root specialisations (2003). Oecologia 134, 569-577
Aidar M.P.M, Schmidt S., Moss G., Stewart G.R., Joly C. A. (2003) Nitrogen use strategies in neotropical rainforest trees. Plant, Cell & Environment 26, 389-399
Bergstrom D.M, Stewart G.R., Selkirk P.M, Schmidt S. (2002) 15N natural abundance of fossil peat reflects the influence of animal-derived nitrogen on vegetation. Oecologia 130, 309-314.
Sangtiean T & Schmidt S. (2002) Growth of ectomycorrhizal fungi from subtropical plant communities with different nitrogen sources using a new “floating culture” technique. Mycological Research 106, 74-85.
Mason M.G., and Schmidt S. (2002) Rapid isolation of total RNA and genomic DNA from Hakea actites, Functional Plant Biology 29, 1013-1016.
Stewart G.R., Schmidt S., Aidar M.P.M., Joly C.A., (2002) Impact of point source pollution on nitrogen isotope signatures (d15N ) of vegetation in SE Brazil. Oecologia 131, 468-472.
Schmidt S. & Lamble R.E. (2002) Does clearing of woody vegetation result in sustainable pastures? Considerations for nutrient dynamics. Rangeland Journal 24, 96-111.
Cramer V., Stewart G.R., Schmidt S., Thorburn P. (2002) Can the nitrogenous composition of the xylem sap be used to determine salinity stress in Casuarina glauca? Tree Physiology 22, 1019-1026.
Denton TM, S Schmidt, C Critchley, GR Stewart (2001) Natural abundance of stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes in Cannabis sativa reflects growth conditions. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 28, 1005-1012.
Richards A, Shapcott A., Playford J., Critchley C. & Schmidt S. (2001) Why are some plants rare? Situating the environment at the University of Queensland, Conference Proceedings (ed. R. Hindmarsh) ISBN 186 499 5793.
Handley L.L, Austin A.T., Robinson D., Scrimgeour C.M., Raven J.A., Heaton T.H.E, Schmidt S. & Stewart G.R. (1999) The 15N natural abundance (d15N) of ecosystem samples reflects measures of water availability. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 26, 185-199.
Schmidt S. & Stewart G.R. (1999) Glycine metabolism by plant roots and its occurrence in Australian plant communities. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 26, 253-264.
Schmidt S., Stewart G.R. & Ashwath N. (1999) Monitoring plant physiological characteristics to evaluate mine site revegetation: A case study from the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia. Plant and Soil 215, 73-84.
Schmidt S. and Stewart G.R. (1998). Transport, storage and mobilisation of nitrogen by trees and shrubs in the wet/dry tropics of Northern Australia. Tree Physiology 18, 403-410.
Schmidt S., Stewart G.R., Turnbull M.H., Erskine P.D. & Ashwath N. (1998). Nitrogen relations in natural and disturbed plant communities in tropical Australia. Oecologia 117, 95-105.
Erskine P.D., Bergstrom D.M., Schmidt S., Stewart G.R., Tweedie C. & Shaw J. (1998) Subantarctic Macquarie Island – a model ecosystem for studying animal derived nitrogen sources using 15N natural abundance. Oecologia 117, 187-193.
Schmidt S. and Stewart G.R. (1997). Waterlogging and fire impacts on nitrogen availability in a subtropical wet heathland (wallum). Plant, Cell and Environment 20, 1231-1241.
Turnbull, M.H., Schmidt, S., Erskine, P.D., Richards, S. and Stewart, G.R. (1996). Nitrogen source acquisition in relation to specialised root adaptations. Tree Physiology 16, 941-948.
Erskine, P.D., Stewart, G.R., Schmidt, S., Turnbull, M.H., Unkovich, M. and Pate J.S. (1996). Water availability – a physiological constraint on nitrate utilisation in plants of the Australian semi-arid mulga woodlands. Plant, Cell and Environment 19, 1149-1159.
Handley L.L., Brendel O., Scrimgeour C.M., Schmidt S., Raven J.A. & Stewart G.R. (1996). The 15N natural abundance of field-collected fungi from three kinds of ecosystems. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 10, 974-978.
Stewart, G.R., Turnbull, M.H., Schmidt, S. and Erskine, P.D. (1995). 13C natural abundance in plant communities along a rainfall gradient: a biological integrator of water availability. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 22, 51-55.
Stewart, G.R., Schmidt, S., Handley, L., Turnbull, M.H., Erskine, P.D. and Joly, C.A. (1995). 15N natural abundance of vascular rainforest epiphytes: implications for nitrogen source and acquisition. Plant, Cell and Environment 18, 85-90.