A Plant Ecology & Physiology Literature Guide: What to Read by the Ones that Write on it

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Tree Physiology

Recommendations by: Thijs L. Pons. Department of Plant Biology. Utrecht University, The Journal Netherlands

Journal Articles
Atkin OK, Scheurwater I and Pons TL. 2006.
High thermal acclimation potential of both photosynthesis and respiration in two lowland Plantago species in contrast to an alpine congeneric. Global Change Biology 12:500-515.

Sterck FJ, Schieving F, Lemmens A and Pons TL. 2005. Performance of trees in forest canopies: explorations with a bottom-up functional-structural plant growth model. New Phytologist 166: 827-843.

Mommer L, Pons TL, Wolters-Arts M, Venema JH and Visser EJW. 2005. Submergence-induced morphological, anatomical, and biochemical responses in a terrestrial species affect gas diffusion resistance and photosynthetic performance. Plant Physiology 139: 497-508.

Books and book chapters

Lambers, H., Chapin III, F.S. & Pons, T.L. 1998. Plant Physiological Ecology. Springer, NewYork, pp. 540. ISBN 0-387-98326-0.

Lambers, H., Poorter, H. & Van Vuuren, M.M.I. (eds.) 1998. Inherent Variation in Plant growth; Physiological mechanisms and Ecological Consequences. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp 592, ISBN 90-73348-96-X.

Pons TL. 2000. Seed responses to light. In: Seeds - The Ecology of Regeneration in Plant Communities. Ed:M.Fenner.pp 237-260 2nd edition, CAB International, Oxford. ISBN 0 85199 432 6.

Pons TL, Alexander EE, Houter NC, Rose SA and Rijkers T. 2005. Ecophysiological Patterns in Guianan Forest Plants. In: Tropical Forests of the Guiana Shield. Ed: D.S. Hammond Publisher: CABI publishing, Wallingford, UK. pp 195-231.

Poorter H and Perez-Soba M. 2002. Plant Growth at Elevated CO2. Volume 2, The earth system: biological and ecological dimensions of global environment changes. In: Encyclopedia of Global Environmnetal Change. Prof H.A.Mooney and J.G.Canadell (eds). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd Chichester. pp 489-496.


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