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Committee Members


Rana Munns

School of Agriculture & Environment, and Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology
University of Western Australia, CSIRO Agriculture and Food

Research Interests

Dr. Munns research program has focussed on: (i) physiological, biochemical and genetic mechanisms of plant adaptations to drought; (ii) the fundamental principles of crop adaptation to soil salinity; and (iii) application of this knowledge to development of crops with tolerance to drought and salinity stress conditions.

Professional & Societal Memberships

  • Australian Society of Plant Scientists
  • American Society of Plant Biologists
  • Society of Experimental Biology (UK)