Publications by authors named "Steven Leavitt"

48Publications

Recent anthropogenic curtailing of Yellow River runoff and sediment load is unprecedented over the past 500 y.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2020 08 20;117(31):18251-18257. Epub 2020 Jul 20.

The State Key Laboratory of Loess and Quaternary Geology, Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 710061 Xi'an, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1922349117DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7414141PMC
August 2020

Formally described species woefully underrepresent phylogenetic diversity in the common lichen photobiont genus Trebouxia (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta): An impetus for developing an integrated taxonomy.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2020 08 12;149:106821. Epub 2020 Apr 12.

Department of Biology and M. L. Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106821DOI Listing
August 2020

Characterizing the ribosomal tandem repeat and its utility as a DNA barcode in lichen-forming fungi.

BMC Evol Biol 2020 01 6;20(1). Epub 2020 Jan 6.

Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, 4102 Life Science Building, Provo, UT, 84602, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-019-1571-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6945747PMC
January 2020

Past the climate optimum: Recruitment is declining at the world's highest juniper shrublines on the Tibetan Plateau.

Ecology 2019 02 18;100(2):e02557. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología (IPE-CSIC), Avenida Montañana 1005, 50059, Zaragoza, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2557DOI Listing
February 2019

Phylogenetic study and taxonomic revision of the group, including the description of a new species (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota).

MycoKeys 2018 18(40):13-28. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Science & Education, The Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA The Field Museum Chicago United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/mycokeys.40.26724DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6160798PMC
September 2018

Disentangling seasonal and interannual legacies from inferred patterns of forest water and carbon cycling using tree-ring stable isotopes.

Glob Chang Biol 2018 11 1;24(11):5332-5347. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14395DOI Listing
November 2018

Differences in xylogenesis between dominant and suppressed trees.

Am J Bot 2018 05 6;105(5):950-956. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Laboratory of Tree Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1089DOI Listing
May 2018

Reference-based RADseq resolves robust relationships among closely related species of lichen-forming fungi using metagenomic DNA.

Sci Rep 2017 08 29;7(1):9884. Epub 2017 Aug 29.

Integrative Research Center, Science and Education, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-09906-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5575168PMC
August 2017

A temporal banding approach for consistent taxonomic ranking above the species level.

Sci Rep 2017 05 23;7(1):2297. Epub 2017 May 23.

Science & Education, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-02477-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5442095PMC
May 2017

Hidden diversity before our eyes: Delimiting and describing cryptic lichen-forming fungal species in camouflage lichens (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota).

Fungal Biol 2016 11;120(11):1374-1391

Science & Education, The Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.funbio.2016.06.001DOI Listing
November 2016

Cryptic diversity and symbiont interactions in rock-posy lichens.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2016 06 24;99:261-274. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

Science & Education, The Field Museum, Chicago, IL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.03.030DOI Listing
June 2016

Resolving evolutionary relationships in lichen-forming fungi using diverse phylogenomic datasets and analytical approaches.

Sci Rep 2016 Feb 26;6:22262. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Integrative Research Center, The Field Museum, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep22262DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4768097PMC
February 2016

An Integrative Approach for Understanding Diversity in the Punctelia rudecta Species Complex (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota).

PLoS One 2016 10;11(2):e0146537. Epub 2016 Feb 10.

Departamento de Biología Vegetal II, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Plaza de Ramón y Cajal s/n, Madrid, Spain.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0146537PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4749632PMC
July 2016

Coalescent-based species delimitation approach uncovers high cryptic diversity in the cosmopolitan lichen-forming fungal genus Protoparmelia (Lecanorales, Ascomycota).

PLoS One 2015 1;10(5):e0124625. Epub 2015 May 1.

Department of Biological Sciences, Institute of Ecology, Evolution and Diversity, Goethe Universität, Grüneburgplatz 1, 60323, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F), Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Senckenberganlage 25, 60325, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0124625PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4416777PMC
January 2016

Finding needles in haystacks: linking scientific names, reference specimens and molecular data for Fungi.

Authors:
Conrad L Schoch Barbara Robbertse Vincent Robert Duong Vu Gianluigi Cardinali Laszlo Irinyi Wieland Meyer R Henrik Nilsson Karen Hughes Andrew N Miller Paul M Kirk Kessy Abarenkov M Catherine Aime Hiran A Ariyawansa Martin Bidartondo Teun Boekhout Bart Buyck Qing Cai Jie Chen Ana Crespo Pedro W Crous Ulrike Damm Z Wilhelm De Beer Bryn T M Dentinger Pradeep K Divakar Margarita Dueñas Nicolas Feau Katerina Fliegerova Miguel A García Zai-Wei Ge Gareth W Griffith Johannes Z Groenewald Marizeth Groenewald Martin Grube Marieka Gryzenhout Cécile Gueidan Liangdong Guo Sarah Hambleton Richard Hamelin Karen Hansen Valérie Hofstetter Seung-Beom Hong Jos Houbraken Kevin D Hyde Patrik Inderbitzin Peter R Johnston Samantha C Karunarathna Urmas Kõljalg Gábor M Kovács Ekaphan Kraichak Krisztina Krizsan Cletus P Kurtzman Karl-Henrik Larsson Steven Leavitt Peter M Letcher Kare Liimatainen Jian-Kui Liu D Jean Lodge Janet Jennifer Luangsa-ard H Thorsten Lumbsch Sajeewa S N Maharachchikumbura Dimuthu Manamgoda María P Martín Andrew M Minnis Jean-Marc Moncalvo Giuseppina Mulè Karen K Nakasone Tuula Niskanen Ibai Olariaga Tamás Papp Tamás Petkovits Raquel Pino-Bodas Martha J Powell Huzefa A Raja Dirk Redecker J M Sarmiento-Ramirez Keith A Seifert Bhushan Shrestha Soili Stenroos Benjamin Stielow Sung-Oui Suh Kazuaki Tanaka Leho Tedersoo M Teresa Telleria Dhanushka Udayanga Wendy A Untereiner Javier Diéguez Uribeondo Krishna V Subbarao Csaba Vágvölgyi Cobus Visagie Kerstin Voigt Donald M Walker Bevan S Weir Michael Weiß Nalin N Wijayawardene Michael J Wingfield J P Xu Zhu L Yang Ning Zhang Wen-Ying Zhuang Scott Federhen

Database (Oxford) 2014 30;2014. Epub 2014 Jun 30.

National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre, P.O. Box 85167, 3508 AD Utrecht, The Netherlands, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Microbiology, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia, Italy, Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, Sydney Medical School-Westmead Hospital, The University of Sydney, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, Australia, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Box 461, 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA, Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois, 1816 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA, Mycology Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3DS, UK, Natural History Museum, University of Tartu, 46 Vanemuise, 51014 Tartu, Estonia, Purdue University, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, 915 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA, Institute of Excellence in Fungal Research, and School of Science, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai 57100, Thailand, Imperial College London, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew TW9 3DS, England, UK, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Dépt. Systématique et Evolution CP39, UMR7205, 12 Rue Buffon, F-75005 Paris, France, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650201, Yunnan, P. R. China, Departamento de Biología Vegetal II, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain, Senckenberg Museum of Natural History Görlitz, PF 300 154, 02806 Görlitz, Germany, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Forestry Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0001, South Africa, Real Jardín Botánico, RJB-CSIC,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/database/bau061DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4075928PMC
February 2015

Understanding phenotypical character evolution in parmelioid lichenized fungi (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota).

PLoS One 2013 29;8(11):e83115. Epub 2013 Nov 29.

Departamento de Biología Vegetal II, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0083115PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3843734PMC
August 2014

Diversification of the newly recognized lichen-forming fungal lineage Montanelia (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota) and its relation to key geological and climatic events.

Am J Bot 2012 Dec 30;99(12):2014-26. Epub 2012 Nov 30.

Departamento de Biología Vegetal II, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1200258DOI Listing
December 2012

Neogene-dominated diversification in neotropical montane lichens: dating divergence events in the lichen-forming fungal genus Oropogon (Parmeliaceae).

Am J Bot 2012 Nov 23;99(11):1764-77. Epub 2012 Oct 23.

The Field Museum, Department of Botany, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605, USA. sleavitt@fi eldmuseum.org

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1200146DOI Listing
November 2012

Multilocus phylogeny of the lichen-forming fungal genus Melanohalea (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota): insights on diversity, distributions, and a comparison of species tree and concatenated topologies.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2013 Jan 24;66(1):138-52. Epub 2012 Sep 24.

Department of Botany, Field Museum of natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2012.09.013DOI Listing
January 2013

Species delimitation in taxonomically difficult lichen-forming fungi: an example from morphologically and chemically diverse Xanthoparmelia (Parmeliaceae) in North America.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2011 Sep 25;60(3):317-32. Epub 2011 May 25.

Department of Biology and M.L. Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, 401 WIDB, Provo, UT 84602, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2011.05.012DOI Listing
September 2011

Species delimitation and evolution in morphologically and chemically diverse communities of the lichen-forming genus Xanthoparmelia (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota) in western North America.

Am J Bot 2011 Feb 25;98(2):175-88. Epub 2011 Jan 25.

Department of Biology and the M. L. Bean Life Science Museum, 401 WIDB, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1000230DOI Listing
February 2011

Increase in water-use efficiency and underlying processes in pine forests across a precipitation gradient in the dry Mediterranean region over the past 30 years.

Oecologia 2011 Oct 18;167(2):573-85. Epub 2011 May 18.

Department of Environmental Sciences and Energy Research, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-011-2010-4DOI Listing
October 2011

Forest responses to increasing aridity and warmth in the southwestern United States.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010 Dec 13;107(50):21289-94. Epub 2010 Dec 13.

Geography Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0914211107DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3003095PMC
December 2010

Tree-ring C-H-O isotope variability and sampling.

Authors:
Steven W Leavitt

Sci Total Environ 2010 Oct 16;408(22):5244-53. Epub 2010 Aug 16.

Lab. of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.07.057DOI Listing
October 2010

The influence of summertime fog and overcast clouds on the growth of a coastal Californian pine: a tree-ring study.

Oecologia 2008 Jun 27;156(3):601-11. Epub 2008 Mar 27.

Geography Department, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-008-1025-yDOI Listing
June 2008

Consequences of a rapid cellulose extraction technique for oxygen isotope and radiocarbon analyses.

Anal Chem 2008 Mar 23;80(6):2035-41. Epub 2008 Feb 23.

Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, Department of Geosciences, Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac7020272DOI Listing
March 2008

Needle cell elongation and maturation timing derived from pine needle cellulose delta18O.

Plant Cell Environ 2006 Jan;29(1):1-14

Tree Ring Laboratory, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, 61 Route 9 W, Palisades, New York, 10964-1000, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3040.2005.01394.xDOI Listing
January 2006

Comparison of measured and modeled variations in piñon pine leaf water isotopic enrichment across a summer moisture gradient.

Oecologia 2005 Oct 13;145(4):605-18. Epub 2005 Oct 13.

Deptartment of Botany, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-005-0164-7DOI Listing
October 2005

Leaf δC variability with elevation, slope aspect, and precipitation in the southwest United States.

Oecologia 2002 Aug 1;132(3):332-343. Epub 2002 Aug 1.

U.S. Geological Survey, Desert Laboratory, Tucson, AZ, 85745, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-002-0973-xDOI Listing
August 2002