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Dr. Tory Chhun

Dr. Tory Chhun

Working Institution: National Institute of Agriculture and Technology Prek Leap (Cambodia)
Contact Phone: (+855) 92 888 809
E-mail: torychhun74@yahoo.com
Qualification: PhD in Plant Breeding, Ehime University (Japan)
Teaching Interests: Crop production systems, Crop Science, Plant Breeding, Cropping System, Plant Growth Regulators and Plant Biotechnology
Research interests: Analysis of rice mutant, stress tolerance in plant, auxin transport, root meristem maintenance

Recent publications:

  • Chhun, T., Uno, Y., Taketa, S., Azuma, T., Ichii, M., Okamoto, T., & Tsurumi, S. (2007).  Saturated humidity accelerates lateral Root development in rice (Orysa sativa L.) seedlings by increasing the phloem-based auxin transport from shoot to root. Journal of Experimental Botany, 58, 1695-1704.
  • Rahman, A., Nakasone, A., Chhun, T., Uchimiya, H., Tsurumi, S., Tanaka, A.,  & Oono, Y. (2006). A small acidic protein 1 (SMAP1), mediates responses of the Arabidopsis root to the synthetic auxin 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid. Plant Journal, 47, 788-801.
  • Chhun, T., Taketa S, Tsurumi S & Ichii M (2005). Involvement of ARM2 in the uptake of  indole-3-butyric acid in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Cell Physiol. 46, 1161-1164.
  • Chhun, T., Taketa, S., Tsurumi, S. & Ichii, M. (2004). Different behaviour effects of indole-3-acetic acid and indole-3-butyric acid in stimulating lateral root development in rice (Oryzasativa L.). Plant Growth Regulation, 43, 143-153.
  • Debi, B.R., Chhun, T., Taketa, S., Tsurumi, S., Xia, K., Miyao, A., Hirochika, H., & Ichii, M. (2004) Defects in root development and gravity response in aem1 mutant of rice are associated with reduced auxin efflux. Journal of Plant Physiology, 162, 678-685.
  • Chhun, T., Taketa, S., Tsurumi, S., & Ichii, M. (2003). Interaction between two auxin-resistant mutants and their effects on lateral root formation in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Journal of Experimental Botany, 54, 2701-2708.
  • Chhun, T., Taketa, S., Tsurumi, S., & Ichii, M. (2003). The effects of auxin on lateral root initiation and root gravitropism in a lateral rootless mutant Lrt1 of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Growth Regulation, 39, 161-170.