Mr Robert Darby
Manipulating plant secondary metabolism to study plant pathogen interactions.
Investigating mechanisms giving rise to induced resistance in plants.
Using 'metabolome' profiling to identify changes, following infection of plants with pathogens.
Gene transfer between plants and soil borne bacteria.
Use of earthworm casts to validate FT-IR spectroscopy as a 'sentinel' technology for high-throughput monitoring of global changes in microbial ecology. Pedobiologia 47 (5-6) 7th International Symposium on Earthworm Ecology. pp. 440-446. 10.1078/0031-4056-00210 Cadair2003.
Metabolic Engineering, metabolite profiling and machine learning to investigate the phloem-mobile signal in systemic acquired resistance in tobacco. Cadair2002.