Outreach and technology transfer
144Refereed papers published
76.36Rolling 5-year weighted average H-index
26Formal collaborations with Maori
108Publication collaborations with New Zealand and international research institutions
6National Science Challenges
9,772Research-specific website visitors
211Publications on technical information and research results
Presentations on technical information and research results
30Popular articles and videos
Research specific newsletters
Publication of papers in top science journals maintains Scion’s international standing and visibility as a leading research institute in our focus areas. The 5-year weighted average H-index for Scion publications during the year was 76.36 (up from 70.46 in 2017-18).
During 2018-19 Scion scientists had 144 papers published in peer reviewed publications.
Listed below are the top eight papers based on the journal’s H-index, which is an international measure of the impact of scholarly publications.
Donaldson, L., Cairns, M., & Hill, S. (2018). Comparison of micropore distribution in cell walls of softwood and hardwood xylem. Plant Physiology, 178, 1142-1153. https://doi.org/doi:10.1104/pp.18.00883
Yang, L., He, L., Xue, J., Wu, L., Ma, Y., Li, H., ... Zhang, Z. (2019). Highly efficient nickel (II) removal by sewage sludge biochar supported α-Fe2O3 and α-FeOOH: Sorption characteristics and mechanisms. PLoS ONE, 14(6), [e0218114]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218114
Gomez Gallego, M., Gommers, R., Bader, M. K., & Williams, N. M. (2019). Modelling the key drivers of an aerial Phytophthora foliar disease epidemic, from the needles to the whole plant. PLoS One, 14(5), [e0216161]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216161
Hunter, S., Williams, N., McDougal, R., Scott, P., & Garbelotto, M. (2018). Evidence for rapid adaptive evolution of tolerance to chemical treatments in Phytophthora species and its practical implications. PLoS ONE, 13(12), [e0208961]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208961
Li, Y., & Dungey, H. (2018). Expected benefit of genomic selection over forward selection in conifer breeding and deployment. PLoS ONE, 13(12), [e0208232]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208232
Telfer, E., Graham, N., Macdonald, L., Sturrock, S., Wilcox, P., & Stanbra, L. (2018). Approaches to variant discovery for conifer transcriptome sequencing. PLoS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205835
Li, Y., Dungey, H., Carson, M., & Carson, S. (2018). Genotype by environment interaction for growth and Dothistroma resistance and clonal connectivity between environments in radiata pine in New Zealand and Australia. PLoS ONE, 13(10), [e0205402]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0205402
Peixoto, L., Allen, G., Ridenbaugh, R., Quarrell, S., Withers, T., & Sharanowski, B. (2018). When taxonomy and biological control researchers unite: species delimitation of Eadya parasitoids (Braconidae) and consequences for classical biological control of invasive paropsine pests of Eucalyptus. PLoS ONE, 102(8), 1566-1573. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0201276