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Dr Rowan Herridge

PositionResearch Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Biochemistry
QualificationsPhD
Research summaryPlant Biochemistry

Research

My research is focused on perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne), the main pasture sown in New Zealand. I am developing tools to establish gene editing in ryegrass with a view towards manipulating pollen development and fertility.

Publications

Harris, C., Hall, M., Arrowfield, R., Herridge, R., Eady, C., Macknight, R., & Brownfield, L. (2023). Assessing inbreeding in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) as a step towards F1 hybrid breeding. Plant Breeding. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/pbr.13099

Herridge, R., McCourt, T., Jacobs, J. M. E., Mace, P., Brownfield, L., & Macknight, R. (2022). Identification of the genes at S and Z reveals the molecular basis and evolution of grass self-incompatibility. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 1011299. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.1011299

Parent, J.-S., Cahn, J., Herridge, R. P., Grimanelli, D., & Martienssen, R. A. (2021). Small RNAs guide histone methylation in Arabidopsis embryos [Research communication]. Genes & Development, 35(11-12), 841-846. doi: 10.1101/gad.343871.120

Herridge, R., Samarth, Brownfield, L., & Macknight, R. (2021). Identification and characterization of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) vernalization genes. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, 640324. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.640324

Herridge, R. P., Macknight, R. C., & Brownfield, L. R. (2020). Prospects for F1 hybrid production in ryegrass. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 63(3), 405-415. doi: 10.1080/00288233.2018.1559867

Macknight, R. C., Herridge, R. P., & Day, R. C. (2012). Using transcriptomics to reveal gene networks of seed development in Arabidopsis. In G. K. Agrawal & R. Rakwal (Eds.), Seed development: OMICS technologies toward Improvement of seed quality and crop yield. (pp. 99-110). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-4749-4_6

Chapter in Book - Research

Harris, C., Hall, M., Arrowfield, R., Herridge, R., Eady, C., Macknight, R., & Brownfield, L. (2023). Assessing inbreeding in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) as a step towards F1 hybrid breeding. Plant Breeding. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/pbr.13099

Journal - Research Article

Herridge, R., McCourt, T., Jacobs, J. M. E., Mace, P., Brownfield, L., & Macknight, R. (2022). Identification of the genes at S and Z reveals the molecular basis and evolution of grass self-incompatibility. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 1011299. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.1011299

Journal - Research Article

Herridge, R., Samarth, Brownfield, L., & Macknight, R. (2021). Identification and characterization of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) vernalization genes. Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, 640324. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.640324

Journal - Research Article

Herridge, R. P., Macknight, R. C., & Brownfield, L. R. (2020). Prospects for F1 hybrid production in ryegrass. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 63(3), 405-415. doi: 10.1080/00288233.2018.1559867

Journal - Research Article

Herridge, R. P., Day, R. C., & Macknight, R. C. (2014). The role of the MCM2-7 helicase complex during Arabidopsis seed development. Plant Molecular Biology, 86(1-2), 69-84. doi: 10.1007/s11103-014-0213-x

Journal - Research Article

Herridge, R. P., Day, R. C., Baldwin, S., & Macknight, R. C. (2011). Rapid analysis of seed size in Arabidopsis for mutant and QTL discovery. Plant Methods, 7. doi: 10.1186/1746-4811-7-3

Journal - Research Article

Day, R. C., Herridge, R. P., Ambrose, B. A., & Macknight, R. C. (2008). Transcriptome analysis of proliferating Arabidopsis endosperm reveals biological implications for the control of syncytial division, cytokinin signaling, and gene expression regulation. Plant Physiology, 148(4), 1964-1984. doi: 10.1104/pp.108.128108

Journal - Research Article

Parent, J.-S., Cahn, J., Herridge, R. P., Grimanelli, D., & Martienssen, R. A. (2021). Small RNAs guide histone methylation in Arabidopsis embryos [Research communication]. Genes & Development, 35(11-12), 841-846. doi: 10.1101/gad.343871.120

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