Lucas A Cernusak

Summary

Affiliation: Charles Darwin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Water relations link carbon and oxygen isotope discrimination to phloem sap sugar concentration in Eucalyptus globulus
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Environmental Biology Group and Cooperative Research Center for Greenhouse Accounting, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Australia
    Plant Physiol 131:1544-54. 2003
  2. pmc Conifers, angiosperm trees, and lianas: growth, whole-plant water and nitrogen use efficiency, and stable isotope composition ({delta}13C and {delta}18O) of seedlings grown in a tropical environment
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Plant Physiol 148:642-59. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Physiological and isotopic (delta(13)C and delta(18)O) responses of three tropical tree species to water and nutrient availability
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Plant Cell Environ 32:1441-55. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Transpiration efficiency over an annual cycle, leaf gas exchange and wood carbon isotope ratio of three tropical tree species
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Tree Physiol 29:1153-61. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Oxygen isotope composition of CAM and C3 Clusia species: non-steady-state dynamics control leaf water 18O enrichment in succulent leaves
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Plant Cell Environ 31:1644-62. 2008
  6. pmc Plant delta 15N correlates with the transpiration efficiency of nitrogen acquisition in tropical trees
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Plant Physiol 151:1667-76. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental and physiological controls over oxygen and carbon isotope composition of Tasmanian blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Environmental Biology Group and Cooperative Research Center for Greenhouse Accounting, Research School of Biological Sciences, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Tree Physiol 25:129-46. 2005
  8. pmc Measurement and interpretation of the oxygen isotope composition of carbon dioxide respired by leaves in the dark
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Research School of Biological Sciences, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capitol Territory 2601 Australia
    Plant Physiol 136:3350-63. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Leaf nitrogen to phosphorus ratios of tropical trees: experimental assessment of physiological and environmental controls
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, PO Box 0843 03092, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    New Phytol 185:770-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Transpiration efficiency of a tropical pioneer tree (Ficus insipida) in relation to soil fertility
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, PO Box 0843 03092, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    J Exp Bot 58:3549-66. 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Water relations link carbon and oxygen isotope discrimination to phloem sap sugar concentration in Eucalyptus globulus
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Environmental Biology Group and Cooperative Research Center for Greenhouse Accounting, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Australia
    Plant Physiol 131:1544-54. 2003
    ..91, P < 0.0001, n = 39), consistent with predictions from a theoretical model of Delta(18)O. We conclude that drought induces correlated variation in the concentration of phloem sap sugars and their isotopic composition in E. globulus...
  2. pmc Conifers, angiosperm trees, and lianas: growth, whole-plant water and nitrogen use efficiency, and stable isotope composition ({delta}13C and {delta}18O) of seedlings grown in a tropical environment
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Plant Physiol 148:642-59. 2008
    ..0001, n = 94), with some residual variation explained by mean transpiration rate. Measurements of carbon and oxygen stable isotope ratios could provide a useful means of parameterizing physiological models of tropical forest trees...
  3. doi request reprint Physiological and isotopic (delta(13)C and delta(18)O) responses of three tropical tree species to water and nutrient availability
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Plant Cell Environ 32:1441-55. 2009
    ..grandis. Results suggest inter-specific variation among tropical tree species in relationships between stable isotope ratios (delta(13)C and delta(18)O) and the gas exchange processes thought to affect them...
  4. doi request reprint Transpiration efficiency over an annual cycle, leaf gas exchange and wood carbon isotope ratio of three tropical tree species
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Tree Physiol 29:1153-61. 2009
    ..The results suggest that leaf-level processes largely determined variation among the three tropical tree species in whole-plant water-use efficiency integrated over a full annual cycle...
  5. doi request reprint Oxygen isotope composition of CAM and C3 Clusia species: non-steady-state dynamics control leaf water 18O enrichment in succulent leaves
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Plant Cell Environ 31:1644-62. 2008
    ..The results provided a clear example of how non-steady-state control of leaf water (18)O dynamics can shift the slope of the relationship between transpiration rate and daytime Delta(18)O(L) from negative to positive...
  6. pmc Plant delta 15N correlates with the transpiration efficiency of nitrogen acquisition in tropical trees
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    Plant Physiol 151:1667-76. 2009
    ..These results provide a simple explanation of variation in delta(15)N of terrestrial plants and have implications for understanding nitrogen cycling in ecosystems...
  7. ncbi request reprint Environmental and physiological controls over oxygen and carbon isotope composition of Tasmanian blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Environmental Biology Group and Cooperative Research Center for Greenhouse Accounting, Research School of Biological Sciences, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Tree Physiol 25:129-46. 2005
    ..globulus, 13C enrichment of sink tissues compared with source leaves does not result from an enriching process within the sink tissue...
  8. pmc Measurement and interpretation of the oxygen isotope composition of carbon dioxide respired by leaves in the dark
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Research School of Biological Sciences, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capitol Territory 2601 Australia
    Plant Physiol 136:3350-63. 2004
    ..Incorporation of the delta(18)O of leaf dark respiration into ecosystem and global scale models of C(18)OO dynamics could affect model outputs and their interpretation...
  9. doi request reprint Leaf nitrogen to phosphorus ratios of tropical trees: experimental assessment of physiological and environmental controls
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, PO Box 0843 03092, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    New Phytol 185:770-9. 2010
    ..The observed correlation between the leaf nitrogen to phosphorus ratio and water-use efficiency has implications for linking nutrient stoichiometry with plant transpiration...
  10. ncbi request reprint Transpiration efficiency of a tropical pioneer tree (Ficus insipida) in relation to soil fertility
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, PO Box 0843 03092, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    J Exp Bot 58:3549-66. 2007
    ..Results suggest that variation in plant N status could have important implications for the coupling between C and water exchange in tropical forest trees...
  11. ncbi request reprint Large variation in whole-plant water-use efficiency among tropical tree species
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, PO Box 0843 03092, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
    New Phytol 173:294-305. 2007
    ..The TE(C) varied with C-isotope discrimination within species, but the relationship broke down among species, reflecting the existence of species-specific offsets...
  12. doi request reprint Ternary effects on the gas exchange of isotopologues of carbon dioxide
    Graham D Farquhar
    Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 35:1221-31. 2012
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  13. pmc Responses of legume versus nonlegume tropical tree seedlings to elevated CO2 concentration
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Plant Physiol 157:372-85. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Transpiration modulates phosphorus acquisition in tropical tree seedlings
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Tree Physiol 31:878-85. 2011
    ..The positive correlation between leaf P:C and transpiration ratio suggests that leaf P:C could decline in tropical forests as atmospheric CO(2) concentration rises, due to decreasing transpiration ratios...
  15. pmc Heavy water fractionation during transpiration
    Graham D Farquhar
    Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Australia
    Plant Physiol 143:11-8. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Oxygen and carbon isotope composition of parasitic plants and their hosts in southwestern Australia
    Lucas A Cernusak
    Environmental Biology Group and Cooperative Research Center for Greenhouse Accounting, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, GPO Box 475, 2601, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Oecologia 139:199-213. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Modelling advection and diffusion of water isotopologues in leaves
    Matthias Cuntz
    Environmental Biology Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 30:892-909. 2007
    ..We showed that taking an unsuitable leaf water enrichment model could lead to large biases when cumulated over only 1 day...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stem and leaf gas exchange and their responses to fire in a north Australian tropical savanna
    Lucas A Cernusak
    School of Science and Primary Industries, Faculty of Education, Health and Science, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT 0909, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 29:632-46. 2006
    ..We suggest that re-fixation allowed leaves of E. miniata to photosynthesize at higher rates than those of E. tetrodonta, while the two invested similar amounts of C in the maintenance of branch sapwood...