Andrew Merchant

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Contrasting physiological responses of six eucalyptus species to water deficit
    Andrew Merchant
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Ann Bot 100:1507-15. 2007
  2. doi Site-specific responses to short-term environmental variation are reflected in leaf and phloem-sap carbon isotopic abundance of field grown Eucalyptus globulus
    Andrew Merchant
    Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Physiol Plant 146:448-59. 2012
  3. ncbi Relations of sugar composition and delta 13C in phloem sap to growth and physiological performance of Eucalyptus globulus (Labill)
    Andrew Merchant
    Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 33:1361-8. 2010
  4. ncbi Targeted metabolite profiling provides a functional link among eucalypt taxonomy, physiology and evolution
    Andrew Merchant
    Institute of Land and Food Resource, School of Forest Ecosystem Science, The University of Melbourne, Water Street, Creswick, VIC 3363, Australia
    Phytochemistry 67:402-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Cyclitols and carbohydrates in leaves and roots of 13 Eucalyptus species suggest contrasting physiological responses to water deficit
    Andrew Merchant
    School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, The University of Melbourne, Water St, Creswick, Victoria 3363, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 29:2017-29. 2006
  6. doi Effects of environmental parameters, leaf physiological properties and leaf water relations on leaf water delta18O enrichment in different Eucalyptus species
    Ansgar Kahmen
    Center for Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 31:738-51. 2008
  7. doi Quercitol and osmotic adaptation of field-grown Eucalyptus under seasonal drought stress
    Stefan K Arndt
    School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, The University of Melbourne, 500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond, VIC 3121, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 31:915-24. 2008
  8. ncbi Leaf osmotic potential of Eucalyptus hybrids responds differently to freezing and drought, with little clonal variation
    Andrew N Callister
    School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, University of Melbourne, Water Street, Creswick, Vic, Australia
    Tree Physiol 28:1297-304. 2008

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Contrasting physiological responses of six eucalyptus species to water deficit
    Andrew Merchant
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Ann Bot 100:1507-15. 2007
    ..The study tests the hypothesis that differences in the distribution of Eucalyptus species is related to cellular water relations...
  2. doi Site-specific responses to short-term environmental variation are reflected in leaf and phloem-sap carbon isotopic abundance of field grown Eucalyptus globulus
    Andrew Merchant
    Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Physiol Plant 146:448-59. 2012
    ..Our results highlight that such easily characterized properties are ideal for use as minimally invasive tools to monitor growth and resilience of plants to variations in resource availability...
  3. ncbi Relations of sugar composition and delta 13C in phloem sap to growth and physiological performance of Eucalyptus globulus (Labill)
    Andrew Merchant
    Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 33:1361-8. 2010
    ..Taken together, the delta(13)C and concentrations of specific sugars in phloem sap provide significant insights to functions supporting growth at the tree, site and landscape scale...
  4. ncbi Targeted metabolite profiling provides a functional link among eucalypt taxonomy, physiology and evolution
    Andrew Merchant
    Institute of Land and Food Resource, School of Forest Ecosystem Science, The University of Melbourne, Water Street, Creswick, VIC 3363, Australia
    Phytochemistry 67:402-8. 2006
    ..The distribution of cyclitols among Eucalyptus species, and a range of other Australian tree genera, support their proposed functions in plant tissues and provide putative links with the acclimation of trees to arid environments...
  5. ncbi Cyclitols and carbohydrates in leaves and roots of 13 Eucalyptus species suggest contrasting physiological responses to water deficit
    Andrew Merchant
    School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, The University of Melbourne, Water St, Creswick, Victoria 3363, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 29:2017-29. 2006
    ..These physiological response groups are also related to taxonomic groups within the genus...
  6. doi Effects of environmental parameters, leaf physiological properties and leaf water relations on leaf water delta18O enrichment in different Eucalyptus species
    Ansgar Kahmen
    Center for Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 31:738-51. 2008
    ..Obtaining such information will significantly improve our understanding of what ultimately determines the delta18O values of leaf water across different plant species...
  7. doi Quercitol and osmotic adaptation of field-grown Eucalyptus under seasonal drought stress
    Stefan K Arndt
    School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, The University of Melbourne, 500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond, VIC 3121, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 31:915-24. 2008
    ..astringens is both morphologically and physiologically 'plastic' in response to growth environment, and that osmotic adjustment is only one part of a complex strategy employed by this species to tolerate drought...
  8. ncbi Leaf osmotic potential of Eucalyptus hybrids responds differently to freezing and drought, with little clonal variation
    Andrew N Callister
    School of Forest and Ecosystem Science, University of Melbourne, Water Street, Creswick, Vic, Australia
    Tree Physiol 28:1297-304. 2008
    ..We conclude that, for the study species, tree improvement under water-limited conditions should concentrate on direct selection for growth rather than on indirect selection based on osmotic potential...