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

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Water Relations / Hydraulic Architecture

Recommendations by: Hervé Cochard. UMR PIAF, INRA Site de Crouel, 63100 Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Journal Articles

M. T. Tyree and J. S. Sperry. 1989. Vulnerability of xylem to cavitation and embolism. Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant molecular Biology 40:19-38.

M. T. Tyree and F. W. Ewers. 1991. The hydraulic architecture of trees and other woody plants. New Phytologist 119:345-360.

Uwe G. Hacke and John S. Sperry 2001 Functional and ecological xylem anatomy. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics Vol. 4 Number 2 pp 97–115.

E. Steudle. 2001. The cohesion-tension mechanism and the acquisition of water by plant roots. Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology 52:847-875.

H. Maherali, W. T. Pockman and R. B. Jackson. 2004. Adaptive variation in the vulnerability of woody plants to xylem cavitation. Ecology 85:2184-2199.

M. Mencuccini. 2003. The ecological significance of long-distance water transport: short-term regulation, long-term acclimation and the hydraulic costs of stature across plant life forms. Plant Cell and Environment 26:163-182.


Tyree MT, Zimmermann M (2002) Xylem structure and the ascent of sap. 2nd Edn, Springer-Verlag, Berlin


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