Kouki Hikosaka

Summary

Affiliation: Tohoku University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The excess light energy that is neither utilized in photosynthesis nor dissipated by photoprotective mechanisms determines the rate of photoinactivation in photosystem II
    Masaharu C Kato
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, 980 8578 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:318-25. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraspecific variation in temperature dependence of gas exchange characteristics among Plantago asiatica ecotypes from different temperature regimes
    Kazumasa Ishikawa
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    New Phytol 176:356-64. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Temperature acclimation of photosynthesis: mechanisms involved in the changes in temperature dependence of photosynthetic rate
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    J Exp Bot 57:291-302. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Biomass allocation and leaf chemical defence in defoliated seedlings of Quercus serrata with respect to carbon-nitrogen balance
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Ann Bot 95:1025-32. 2005
  5. doi request reprint A paradox of leaf-trait convergence: why is leaf nitrogen concentration higher in species with higher photosynthetic capacity?
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    J Plant Res 122:245-51. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Leaf canopy as a dynamic system: ecophysiology and optimality in leaf turnover
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Ann Bot 95:521-33. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Interspecific difference in the photosynthesis-nitrogen relationship: patterns, physiological causes, and ecological importance
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    J Plant Res 117:481-94. 2004
  8. doi request reprint The role of Rubisco and cell walls in the interspecific variation in photosynthetic capacity
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Science, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, Japan
    Oecologia 160:443-51. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Nitrogen partitioning in the photosynthetic apparatus of Plantago asiatica leaves grown under different temperature and light conditions: similarities and differences between temperature and light acclimation
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, 980 8578 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:1283-90. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal changes in the temperature response of photosynthesis in canopy leaves of Quercus crispula in a cool-temperate forest
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Tree Physiol 27:1035-41. 2007

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint The excess light energy that is neither utilized in photosynthesis nor dissipated by photoprotective mechanisms determines the rate of photoinactivation in photosystem II
    Masaharu C Kato
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, 980 8578 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:318-25. 2003
    ..A large photosynthetic capacity in the HL-HN plants and a large heat dissipation capacity in the HL-LN plants both contribute to the protection of PSII against photoinactivation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraspecific variation in temperature dependence of gas exchange characteristics among Plantago asiatica ecotypes from different temperature regimes
    Kazumasa Ishikawa
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    New Phytol 176:356-64. 2007
    ..It is concluded that nitrogen partitioning in the photosynthetic apparatus and its response to growth temperature were different among ecotypes, which caused an intraspecific variation in temperature dependence of photosynthesis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Temperature acclimation of photosynthesis: mechanisms involved in the changes in temperature dependence of photosynthetic rate
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    J Exp Bot 57:291-302. 2006
    ..Physiological and biochemical causes for the change in these parameters are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Biomass allocation and leaf chemical defence in defoliated seedlings of Quercus serrata with respect to carbon-nitrogen balance
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Ann Bot 95:1025-32. 2005
    ..In this study it is questioned whether defoliation alters biomass allocation and chemical defence in a similar fashion to the response to nutrient deficiency...
  5. doi request reprint A paradox of leaf-trait convergence: why is leaf nitrogen concentration higher in species with higher photosynthetic capacity?
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    J Plant Res 122:245-51. 2009
    ..We predict that there is coordination between leaf and root activities among species on a global scale...
  6. ncbi request reprint Leaf canopy as a dynamic system: ecophysiology and optimality in leaf turnover
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Ann Bot 95:521-33. 2005
    ..The turnover rate of leaves is affected by environmental factors and is different among species. This mini-review discusses factors responsible for leaf dynamics in plant canopies, focusing on the role of nitrogen...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interspecific difference in the photosynthesis-nitrogen relationship: patterns, physiological causes, and ecological importance
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    J Plant Res 117:481-94. 2004
    ..Since plants cannot maximise both PNUE and leaf toughness, there is a trade-off between photosynthesis and persistence, which enables the existence of species with various leaf characteristics on the earth...
  8. doi request reprint The role of Rubisco and cell walls in the interspecific variation in photosynthetic capacity
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Science, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, Japan
    Oecologia 160:443-51. 2009
    ..The difference in PNUE was not caused by a sole factor that was markedly different among species but by several factors each of which was slightly disadvantageous in low PNUE species...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nitrogen partitioning in the photosynthetic apparatus of Plantago asiatica leaves grown under different temperature and light conditions: similarities and differences between temperature and light acclimation
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, 980 8578 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:1283-90. 2005
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  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal changes in the temperature response of photosynthesis in canopy leaves of Quercus crispula in a cool-temperate forest
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Tree Physiol 27:1035-41. 2007
    ..It was suggested that leaf senescence affected the balance between carboxylation and regeneration of RuBP. The model simulation showed that photosynthetic rate and its optimal temperature were highest in summer...
  11. pmc Optimal use of leaf nitrogen explains seasonal changes in leaf nitrogen content of an understorey evergreen shrub
    Onno Muller
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Ann Bot 108:529-36. 2011
    ..Tested here is a hypothesis that such changes in leaf nitrogen content maximize nitrogen-use efficiency, defined as the daily carbon gain per unit nitrogen, under given temperature and irradiance levels...
  12. doi request reprint Reproductive yield of individuals competing for light in a dense stand of an annual, Xanthium canadense
    Yosuke Matsumoto
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, Japan
    Oecologia 157:185-95. 2008
    ..We conclude that light competition was still strong at the early stage of the reproductive phase and that later improvement of light availability did not ameliorate the photosynthesis of smaller individuals...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of elevated CO2 concentration on seed production in C3 annual plants
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    J Exp Bot 62:1523-30. 2011
    ..These differences in CO(2) response of seed production among functional groups may affect their fitness, leading to changes in species composition in the future high-[CO(2)] ecosystem...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does leaf photosynthesis adapt to CO2-enriched environments? An experiment on plants originating from three natural CO2 springs
    Yusuke Onoda
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    New Phytol 182:698-709. 2009
    ..Reduced stomatal conductance and reduced starch accumulation are highlighted for possible adaptation to high CO2...
  15. doi request reprint The leaf anatomy of a broad-leaved evergreen allows an increase in leaf nitrogen content in winter
    Onno Muller
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Physiol Plant 136:299-309. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Contribution of photosynthetic electron transport, heat dissipation, and recovery of photoinactivated photosystem II to photoprotection at different temperatures in Chenopodium album leaves
    Tsonko D Tsonev
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, 980 8578 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:828-35. 2003
    ..The k(pi) value was strongly correlated with the excess energy, suggesting that the excess energy determines the rate of photoinactivation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Seasonal change in the balance between capacities of RuBP carboxylation and RuBP regeneration affects CO2 response of photosynthesis in Polygonum cuspidatum
    Yusuke Onoda
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    J Exp Bot 56:755-63. 2005
    ..These results suggest that seasonal change in climate affects the relative amounts of photosynthetic proteins, which in turn affect the CO(2) response of photosynthesis...
  18. doi request reprint Polygonum sachalinense alters the balance between capacities of regeneration and carboxylation of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate in response to growth CO2 increment but not the nitrogen allocation within the photosynthetic apparatus
    Risako Akita
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan CREST, JST, Tokyo, Japan
    Physiol Plant 146:404-12. 2012
    ..Nitrogen partitioning seems to be conservative against changes in growth CO(2) concentration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Respiration and reproductive effort in Xanthium canadense
    Toshihiko Kinugasa
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Ann Bot 96:81-9. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Seasonal changes in photosynthesis, nitrogen content and nitrogen partitioning in Lindera umbellata leaves grown in high or low irradiance
    Yuko Yasumura
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, 6 3 Aoba, Aramaki, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Tree Physiol 26:1315-23. 2006
    ..Leaf N partitioning between metabolic and structural proteins determined the amount of retranslocatable N, but did not strictly determine the N content of a dead leaf or N-resorption efficiency...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of atmospheric CO2 concentration, irradiance, and soil nitrogen availability on leaf photosynthetic traits of Polygonum sachalinense around natural CO2 springs in northern Japan
    Noriyuki Osada
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, 980 8578, Japan
    Oecologia 164:41-52. 2010
    ..As wild plants are subject to a wide range of light and nutrient availability, our results highlight the importance of these environmental factors when the effects of elevated CO2 on plants are evaluated...
  22. doi request reprint Does leaf shedding increase the whole-plant carbon gain despite some nitrogen being lost with shedding?
    Shimpei Oikawa
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, 6 3 Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    New Phytol 178:617-24. 2008
    ..On the other hand, it resulted from a reduction in irradiance and also in light-saturated photosynthesis : leaf N content ratio (potential photosynthetic NUE) in the LN stand...
  23. doi request reprint Light interception in species with different functional groups coexisting in moorland plant communities
    Chiho Kamiyama
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, Japan
    Oecologia 164:591-9. 2010
    ..However, the trend observed is not necessarily the same as that expected based on prior knowledge, suggesting that disadvantages in some traits for light acquisition efficiency are partly compensated for by other traits...
  24. ncbi request reprint Leaf lifespan and lifetime carbon balance of individual leaves in a stand of an annual herb, Xanthium canadense
    Shimpei Oikawa
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, 6 3 Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    New Phytol 172:104-16. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the mechanism by which leaf lifespan is determined changes depending on the availability of the resource that is most limiting to plant growth...
  25. ncbi request reprint A model of dynamics of leaves and nitrogen in a plant canopy: an integration of canopy photosynthesis, leaf life span, and nitrogen use efficiency
    Kouki Hikosaka
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Am Nat 162:149-64. 2003
    ..Effects of species characteristics, such as photosynthetic nitrogen use efficiency and leaf mass per area, are also evaluated. The model predicts many empirically observed patterns for ecophysiological traits across species...
  26. ncbi request reprint Seasonal changes in light and temperature affect the balance between light harvesting and light utilisation components of photosynthesis in an evergreen understory shrub
    Onno Muller
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, 980 8578, Japan
    Oecologia 143:501-8. 2005
    ..Within a given light regime, however, plants acclimated by increasing LU relative to LH primarily in response to temperature and to a lesser extent to PPFD...
  27. pmc Seasonal changes in temperature dependence of photosynthetic rate in rice under a free-air CO(2) enrichment
    Almaz Borjigidai
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Ann Bot 97:549-57. 2006
    ..Therefore, studies were made of the effect of elevated CO(2) on temperature dependence of photosynthetic rates in rice (Oryza sativa) grown in a paddy field, in relation to seasons in two years...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of leaf area and nitrogen in the canopy of an annual herb, Xanthium canadense
    Shimpei Oikawa
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai, 980 8578, Japan
    Oecologia 143:517-26. 2005
    ..These results suggest that leaf-area production is strongly controlled by nitrogen availability, while both nitrogen and light climate determine leaf-loss rates in the canopy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Increase in leaf mass per area benefits plant growth at elevated CO2 concentration
    Shinjiro Ishizaki
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Ann Bot 91:905-14. 2003
    ..The optimal fLM was nearly constant, while the optimal MLA increased at elevated [CO2], and decreased at higher N availabilities. The changes in fLM of actual plants may compensate for the limited plasticity of MLA...
  30. pmc Plants in a crowded stand regulate their height growth so as to maintain similar heights to neighbours even when they have potential advantages in height growth
    Hisae Nagashima
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Ann Bot 108:207-14. 2011
    ..However, this model assumes that a competitor has the same potential of height growth as their neighbours, which does not necessarily account for the fact that height convergence occurs even among individuals with various biomass...
  31. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genetic differences in a perennial herb across a natural gradient of CO2 concentration
    Ito Nakamura
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Oecologia 165:809-18. 2011
    ..These results indicate that phenotypic and genetic differences have occurred between high and normal [CO(2)] populations...
  32. pmc Phenotypic plasticity in photosynthetic temperature acclimation among crop species with different cold tolerances
    Wataru Yamori
    Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560 0043, Japan
    Plant Physiol 152:388-99. 2010
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  33. ncbi request reprint Reproductive allocation of an annual, Xanthium canadense, at an elevated carbon dioxide concentration
    Toshihiko Kinugasa
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba, 980 8578 Sendai, Japan
    Oecologia 137:1-9. 2003
    ..Limited seed growth caused a reduction in biomass allocation to the reproductive part even though dry mass production was increased due to increased [CO(2)] and N availability...
  34. doi request reprint Not only light quality but also mechanical stimuli are involved in height convergence in crowded Chenopodium album stands
    Hisae Nagashima
    Nikko Botanical Garden, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, 321 1435 Tochigi, Japan
    New Phytol 195:803-11. 2012
    ..We conclude that light quality and mechanical stimuli are important factors for the regulation of stem growth and height convergence in crowded stands...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessing the generality of global leaf trait relationships
    Ian J Wright
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
    New Phytol 166:485-96. 2005
    ..Much, but not all, heterogeneity can be explained by variation in sample size alone. PNUE can also be considered as part of this trait spectrum, whereas leaf K and N : P ratios are only loosely related...
  36. ncbi request reprint The worldwide leaf economics spectrum
    Ian J Wright
    Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109, Australia
    Nature 428:821-7. 2004
    ..Reliable quantification of the leaf economics spectrum and its interaction with climate will prove valuable for modelling nutrient fluxes and vegetation boundaries under changing land-use and climate...
  37. pmc Relationships between photosynthetic activity and silica accumulation with ages of leaf in Sasa veitchii (Poaceae, Bambusoideae)
    Hiroyuki Motomura
    The Botanical Garden of Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 0862, Japan
    Ann Bot 101:463-8. 2008
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