Recent papers

-Sensitivity of water use efficiency to precipitation, CO2, and nitrogen deposition in global forests. (Nature Communications, Mark Adams et al)


-Canopy profiles of photosynthetic capacity aren’t suboptimal after all (New Phytologist, Tom Buckley)


-Conifer leaf structure and water use efficiency. (New Phytologist, Santiago Trueba et al)


-A new method for sap flow with unprecedented range (Tree Physiology, Rose Deng et al)


-Quantifying tree growth via remote sensing in the Sierra Nevada. (Remote Sensing of Environment, Chris Wong et al)

-A reporting format for leaf-level gas exchange data and metadata (Ecological Informatics, Kim Ely et al)

-Water use efficiency of global forests has increased with rising atmospheric CO2, but the increase slowed by half over the 20th century (Nature Climate Change; Mark Adams)


-Canopy distribution of photosynthetic capacity in relation to light differs widely across diverse genotypes of wheat (AoBP; William [Tam] Salter et al)


-Plant responses to rising VPD (Tansley Review, New Phytologist; Charlotte Grossiord et al)

-A new theory for trait multi-functionality (Integrative and Comparative Biology; Sack and Buckley)

WUE acclimates to elevated CO2 differently in dry and wet tropical forests (Nature Communications; Adams, Buckley and Turnbull)

-The role of the biophysical context of guard cells in stomatal responses to water status (Tansley Review, New Phytologist; Buckley)


 – genetic variation in photosynthetic induction kinetics in wheat (Salter et al) PDF

 – predicting maximum stomatal conductance with an in situ leaf pressure sensor (Rodriguez-Dominguez et al) PDF

 – implications of unsaturated airspaces in leaves (Buckley and Sack)

-OCTOflux (Salter et al)

-hydraulic physiology in Arabidopsis (Scoffoni et al)

-bias in ceptometry in row crops (Salter et al)

-mesophyll conductance in chickpeas (Shrestha et al)

-reforestation for resilience (North et al)

-3D complexity in leaves (Earles et al)

-opportunity to breed legumes for high water use efficiency (Trends in Plant Science, Mark Adams et al)