Dr Dilani Jambuthenne Gamaralalage

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Centre for Crop Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation


Research Interests

  • Quantitative Genetics
  • Plant Breeding
  • Plant Pathology

Research Impacts

Currently involved in projects aiming to improve the genetic potential of wheat and barley

Project information can be found here:





  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


  • Xue, Yuxin, Hiti-Bandaralage, Jayeni Chathurika Amarathunga, Jambuthenne, Dilani Tharanga, Zhao, Zizhu and Mitter, Neena (2023). Micropropagation of Duboisia species via shoot tip meristem. Horticulturae, 9 (12) 1313, 1313. doi: 10.3390/horticulturae9121313

  • Alahmad, Samir, Kang, Yichen, Dinglasan, Eric, Jambuthenne, Dilani, Robinson, Hannah, Tao, Yongfu, Able, Jason A., Christopher, Jack, Voss-Fels, Kai P., Bassi, Filippo M. and Hickey, Lee T. (2022). A multi-reference parent nested-association mapping population to dissect the genetics of quantitative traits in durum wheat. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 70 (5), 1471-1485. doi: 10.1007/s10722-022-01515-2

  • Jambuthenne, Dilani T., Riaz, Adnan, Athiyannan, Naveenkumar, Alahmad, Samir, Ng, Wei Ling, Ziems, Laura, Afanasenko, Olga, Periyannan, Sambasivam K., Aitken, Elizabeth, Platz, Greg, Godwin, Ian, Voss-Fels, Kai P., Dinglasan, Eric and Hickey, Lee T. (2022). Mining the Vavilov wheat diversity panel for new sources of adult plant resistance to stripe rust. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 135 (4), 1355-1373. doi: 10.1007/s00122-022-04037-8

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