Publications




Variation in stem mortality rates determines patterns of above-ground biomass in Amazonian forests: implications for dynamic global vegetation models.
Glob Chang Biol 2016 Dec 19;22(12):3996-4013. Epub 2016 May 19.
School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS6 2QT, UK.

Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology.
Proc Biol Sci 2016 Dec;283(1844)
School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.


Threshold Responses to Soil Moisture Deficit by Trees and Soil in Tropical Rain Forests: Insights from Field Experiments.
Bioscience 2015 Sep 31;65(9):882-892. Epub 2015 Aug 31.
Patrick Meir is affiliated with the Research School of Biology at Australian National University, in Canberra, and with the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh, in the United Kingdom. Tana E. Wood is affiliated with the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service's International Institute of Tropical Forestry, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, and with the Fundación Puertorriqueña de Conservación, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. David R. Galbraith is affiliated with the School of Geography at the University of Leeds, in the United Kingdom. Paulo M. Brando is with the Instituto Pesquisa Ambiental Amazonia, in Belém, Brazil. Antonio C. L. da Costa is affiliated with the Universidade Federal de Para, in Belém, Brazil. Lucy Rowland is with the Research School of Biology at Australian National University, in Canberra. Leandro V. Ferreira is affiliated with the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, in Belém, Brazil.






African tropical rainforest net carbon dioxide fluxes in the twentieth century.
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2013 22;368(1625):20120376. Epub 2013 Jul 22.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA.




Enhanced salt stress tolerance of rice plants expressing a vacuolar H+ -ATPase subunit c1 (SaVHAc1) gene from the halophyte grass Spartina alterniflora Löisel.
Plant Biotechnol J 2012 May 28;10(4):453-64. Epub 2012 Jan 28.
School of Plant, Environmental, and Soil Sciences, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.




Exploring the likelihood and mechanism of a climate-change-induced dieback of the Amazon rainforest.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2009 Dec 13;106(49):20610-5. Epub 2009 Feb 13.
Environmental Change Institute, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY, United Kingdom.

Gene-expression profiling of grape bud response to two alternative dormancy-release stimuli expose possible links between impaired mitochondrial activity, hypoxia, ethylene-ABA interplay and cell enlargement.
Plant Mol Biol 2009 Nov 4;71(4-5):403-23. Epub 2009 Aug 4.
Department of Fruit Tree Sciences, Institute of Horticulture, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel.



Metabolic engineering of dhurrin in transgenic Arabidopsis plants with marginal inadvertent effects on the metabolome and transcriptome.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2005 Feb 21;102(5):1779-84. Epub 2005 Jan 21.
Plant Biochemistry Laboratory, Department of Plant Biology, and Center for Molecular Plant Physiology, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, 40 Thorvaldsensvej, DK-1871 Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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