Steven Jansen

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aluminium accumulation in leaves of 127 species in Melastomataceae, with comments on the order Myrtales
    Steven Jansen
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Bot 90:53-64. 2002
  2. pmc Variation in xylem structure from tropics to tundra: evidence from vestured pits
    Steven Jansen
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:8833-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The distribution and phylogeny of aluminium accumulating plants in the Ericales
    S Jansen
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, K U Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 6:498-505. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of metal levels in leaves of some Al-accumulating Rubiaceae
    Steven Jansen
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, K U Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Bot 91:657-63. 2003
  5. doi request reprint A comparative ultrastructural study of pit membranes with plasmodesmata associated thickenings in four angiosperm species
    David Rabaey
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Leuven, Belgium
    Protoplasma 233:255-62. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparative wood anatomy of epacrids (Styphelioideae, Ericaceae s.L.)
    Frederic Lens
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, K U Leuven, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Bot 91:835-56. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Wood anatomy of Rauvolfioideae (Apocynaceae): a search for meaningful non-DNA characters at the tribal level
    Frederic Lens
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31 Box 2437, K U Leuven, BE 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Bot 95:1199-215. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Vessel grouping patterns in subfamilies Apocynoideae and Periplocoideae confirm phylogenetic value of wood structure within Apocynaceae
    Frederic Lens
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31 Box 2437, K U Leuven, BE 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Bot 96:2168-83. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint A search for phylogenetically informative wood characters within Lecythidaceae s.l
    Frederic Lens
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, K U Leuven, BE 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Bot 94:483-502. 2007
  10. pmc The micromorphology of pit membranes in tracheary elements of ericales: new records of tori or pseudo-tori?
    David Rabaey
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, KU Leuven, Institute of Botany and Microbiology Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, B 3001, Heverlee, Belgium
    Ann Bot 98:943-51. 2006

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Aluminium accumulation in leaves of 127 species in Melastomataceae, with comments on the order Myrtales
    Steven Jansen
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, K U Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Bot 90:53-64. 2002
    ..Crypteroniaceae and Rhynchocalycaceae probably take a basal position in a sister clade of the Memecylaceae and Melastomataceae, while Al accumulation suggests a basal position for Vochysiaceae in the Myrtaceae clade...
  2. pmc Variation in xylem structure from tropics to tundra: evidence from vestured pits
    Steven Jansen
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:8833-7. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint The distribution and phylogeny of aluminium accumulating plants in the Ericales
    S Jansen
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, K U Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 6:498-505. 2004
    ..The association of different mycorrhizae types with plant roots is suggested to play a role in the exclusion of high Al levels from the shoot...
  4. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of metal levels in leaves of some Al-accumulating Rubiaceae
    Steven Jansen
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, K U Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Bot 91:657-63. 2003
    ..However, the Si : Al mole ratio tended to differ widely among species. There was no significant correlation between Al and the other metals analysed. A remarkably high Mn concentration was found in Coptosapelta olaciformis Elm...
  5. doi request reprint A comparative ultrastructural study of pit membranes with plasmodesmata associated thickenings in four angiosperm species
    David Rabaey
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Leuven, Belgium
    Protoplasma 233:255-62. 2008
    ..The developmental patterns observed in the species studied are similar and agree with former ontogenetic studies in Rosaceae, suggesting that pseudo-tori might be homologous features across angiosperms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparative wood anatomy of epacrids (Styphelioideae, Ericaceae s.L.)
    Frederic Lens
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, K U Leuven, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Bot 91:835-56. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Wood anatomy of Rauvolfioideae (Apocynaceae): a search for meaningful non-DNA characters at the tribal level
    Frederic Lens
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31 Box 2437, K U Leuven, BE 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Bot 95:1199-215. 2008
    ..Most of these evolutionary trends are likely to be triggered by drier environmental conditions and/or shifts from an erect to a climbing habit...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vessel grouping patterns in subfamilies Apocynoideae and Periplocoideae confirm phylogenetic value of wood structure within Apocynaceae
    Frederic Lens
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31 Box 2437, K U Leuven, BE 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Bot 96:2168-83. 2009
    ..g. presence of septate fibers, axial parenchyma distribution, abundance of uniseriate compared to multiseriate rays, and presence and location of prismatic crystals) may be used to identify several tribes...
  9. ncbi request reprint A search for phylogenetically informative wood characters within Lecythidaceae s.l
    Frederic Lens
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, K U Leuven, BE 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Bot 94:483-502. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc The micromorphology of pit membranes in tracheary elements of ericales: new records of tori or pseudo-tori?
    David Rabaey
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, KU Leuven, Institute of Botany and Microbiology Kasteelpark Arenberg 31, B 3001, Heverlee, Belgium
    Ann Bot 98:943-51. 2006
    ..Intervascular pit membranes were examined within Ericales to determine the distribution and structure of torus-like thickenings...
  11. doi request reprint Testing hypotheses that link wood anatomy to cavitation resistance and hydraulic conductivity in the genus Acer
    Frederic Lens
    Laboratory of Plant Systematics, Institute of Botany and Microbiology, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    New Phytol 190:709-23. 2011
    ..Cavitation resistance and hydraulic conductivity in Acer appear to be controlled by a very complex interaction between tissue, vessel network and pit characteristics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary control of leaf element composition in plants
    Toshihiro Watanabe
    Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, N9W9, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8589, Japan
    New Phytol 174:516-23. 2007
    ..Identifying mechanisms by which different plant families control their leaf elemental concentration remains a challenge...
  13. ncbi request reprint Al-Fe interactions and growth enhancement in Melastoma malabathricum and Miscanthus sinensis dominating acid sulphate soils
    Toshihiro Watanabe
    Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Kita 9, Nishi 9, Kita ku, Sapporo, 0608589 Japan
    Plant Cell Environ 29:2124-32. 2006
    ..sinensis, and Al application does not result in lower shoot concentrations of Fe, suggesting that this grass species has developed different mechanisms for adaptation to acid sulphate soils...
  14. pmc Comparative anatomy of intervessel pits in two mangrove species growing along a natural salinity gradient in Gazi bay, Kenya
    Nele Schmitz
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laboratory for General Botany and Nature Management APNA, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Ann Bot 100:271-81. 2007
    ..To elucidate the adaptive potential of intervessel pits towards fluctuating environmental conditions, two mangrove species with a distinct ecological distribution growing along a natural salinity gradient were investigated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Structure and function of bordered pits: new discoveries and impacts on whole-plant hydraulic function
    Brendan Choat
    University of California, Department of Viticulture and Enology, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    New Phytol 177:608-25. 2008
    ..In this review we address the impact of variation in pit structure on water transport in plants from the level of individual pits to the whole plant...
  16. pmc Perforated pit membranes in imperforate tracheary elements of some angiosperms
    Yuzou Sano
    Laboratory of Wood Biology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 8589, Japan
    Ann Bot 97:1045-53. 2006
    ..Therefore, this study aims to illustrate the micromorphology of pit membranes in fibres and tracheids of woody species from various families...
  17. ncbi request reprint The beneficial effect of aluminium and the role of citrate in Al accumulation in Melastoma malabathricum
    Toshihiro Watanabe
    Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 8589, Japan
    New Phytol 165:773-80. 2005
    ..High Al levels in the plant tissues and/or an interaction of Al with particular nutrient elements in the apoplast of root cells appear to be essential to exert the beneficial effect of Al...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in pit membrane porosity due to deflection and stretching: the role of vestured pits
    Brendan Choat
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA 02138, USA
    J Exp Bot 55:1569-75. 2004
    ..This provides the first experimental evidence that vestures reduce the probability of air seeding through pit membranes...