Hong Xue

Research Associate

E: Hong.Xue@agresearch.co.nz


MSc (2008) Plant Biology  Massey University, New Zeland


Qianhe Liu, Anthony J. Parsons, Hong Xue, Chris S. Jones, Susanne Rasmussen (2015).Transcriptional regulation of phosphate transporters from Lolium perenne and its mycorrhizal symbionts in response to phosphorus supply.Functional Plant Biology.

Susanne Rasmussen, Anthony J Parsons, Hong Xue, Qianhe Liu, Christopher S Jones, Geraldine D Ryan, Jonathan A Newman (2014).Transcript profiling of fructan biosynthetic pathway genes reveals association of a specific fructosyltransferase isoform with the high sugar trait in Lolium perenne.Journal of plant physiology. 171(7):475-85.

Geraldine D Ryan, Susanne Rasmussen, Hong Xue, Anthony J Parsons, Jonathan A Newman (2013) Metabolite analysis of the effects of elevated CO2 and nitrogen fertilization on the association between tall fescue (Schedonorus arundinaceus) and its fungal symbiont Neotyphodium coenophialum. Plant Cell and Environment

A. J. Parsons, S. Rasmussen, Q. Liu, H. Xue, C. Ball, C. Shaw (2013). Plant growth – resource or strategy limited:Insights from responses to gibberellin. Grass and Forage Science  68(4):577-588.

Hancock, K. R., Collette, V., Fraser, K., Greig, M., Xue, H., Richardson, K., et al. (2012). Expression of the R2R3-MYB transcription factor TaMYB14 from Trifolium arvense activates proanthocyanidin biosynthesis in the legumes Trifolium repens and Medicago sativa. Plant Physiology, 159(3), 1204-1220.

Harrison, S., Xue, H., Lane, G., Villas-Boas, S., & Rasmussen, S. (2012). Linear ion trap MS n of enzymatically synthesized 13C-labeled fructans revealing differentiating fragmentation patterns of β (1-2) and β(1-6) fructans and providing a tool for oligosaccharide identification in complex mixtures. Analytical Chemistry, 84(3), 1540-1548.

Rasmussen, S., Lane, G. A., Mace, W., Parsons, A. J., Fraser, K., & Xue, H. (2012). The use of genomics and metabolomics methods to quantify fungal endosymbionts and alkaloids in grasses. Methods in Molecular Biology, 860, 213-226

Rasmussen, S., Liu, Q., Parsons, A. J., Xue, H., Sinclair, B., & Newman, J. A. (2012). Grass-endophyte interactions: A note on the role of monosaccharide transport in the Neotyphodium lolii-Lolium perenne symbiosis. New Phytologist, 196(1), 7-12.

Liu, Q., Parsons, A. J., Xue, H., Fraser, K., Ryan, G. D., Newman, J. A., et al. (2011). Competition between foliar Neotyphodium lolii endophytes and mycorrhizal Glomus spp. fungi in Lolium perenne depends on resource supply and host carbohydrate content. Functional Ecology, 25(4), 910-920.

Rasmussen, S., Parsons, A. J., Fraser, K., Xue, H., & Newman, J. A. (2008). Metabolic profiles of Lolium perenne are differentially affected by nitrogen supply, carbohydrate content, and fungal endophyte infection. Plant Physiology, 146(3), 1440-1453.

Rasmussen, S., Parsons, A. J., Popay, A., Xue, H., & Newman, J. A. (2008). Plant-endophyte-herbivore interactions: More than just alkaloids? Plant Signaling and Behavior, 3(11), 974-977.

Rasmussen, S., Parsons, A. J., Bassett, S., Christensen, M. J., Hume, D. E., Johnson, L. J., et al. (2007). High nitrogen supply and carbohydrate content reduce fungal endophyte and alkaloid concentration in Lolium perenne. New Phytologist, 173(4), 787-797.