Melvin T Tyree

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Publications

  1. ncbi Drought until death do us part: a case study of the desiccation-tolerance of a tropical moist forest seedling-tree, Licania platypus (Hemsl.) Fritsch
    Melvin T Tyree
    USDA Forest Service, PO Box 968, Burlington, VT 05402, USA
    J Exp Bot 53:2239-47. 2002
  2. pmc Desiccation tolerance of five tropical seedlings in panama. Relationship to a field assessment of drought performance
    Melvin T Tyree
    United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, P O Box 968, Burlington, Vermont 05402, USA
    Plant Physiol 132:1439-47. 2003
  3. ncbi Vessel contents of leaves after excision: a test of the Scholander assumption
    Melvin T Tyree
    USDA Forest Service, Northeast Experiment Station, 705 Spear S, PO Box 968, Burlington, Vermont 05402, USA
    J Exp Bot 54:2133-9. 2003
  4. ncbi The dependence of leaf hydraulic conductance on irradiance during HPFM measurements: any role for stomatal response?
    Melvin T Tyree
    USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Experiment Station, 705 Spear St, Burlington, VT 05403, USA
    J Exp Bot 56:737-44. 2005
  5. ncbi Plant hydraulics: the ascent of water
    Melvin T Tyree
    USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Experiment Station, PO Box 968, Burlington, Vermont 05402, USA
    Nature 423:923. 2003
  6. pmc PIP1 plasma membrane aquaporins in tobacco: from cellular effects to function in plants
    Franka Siefritz
    Department of Plant Physiology and Biophysics, University of Wurzburg, D 97082 Wurzburg, Germany
    Plant Cell 14:869-76. 2002
  7. ncbi Drought sensitivity shapes species distribution patterns in tropical forests
    Bettina M J Engelbrecht
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843 03092, Balboa, Ancon, Panama
    Nature 447:80-2. 2007
  8. pmc Putative role of aquaporins in variable hydraulic conductance of leaves in response to light
    Herve Cochard
    Unité Mixte de Recherche 547, Physiologie Intégrée de l Arbre Fruitier et Forestier, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, 63039 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Plant Physiol 143:122-33. 2007
  9. ncbi Short dry spells in the wet season increase mortality of tropical pioneer seedlings
    Bettina M J Engelbrecht
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Gamboa, P O Box 0843 03092, Panama, Republica de Panama
    Oecologia 148:258-69. 2006
  10. ncbi Interspecific variation in xylem vulnerability to cavitation among tropical tree and shrub species
    Omar R Lopez
    University of Utah, Department of Biology, 257 South and 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0840, USA
    Tree Physiol 25:1553-62. 2005

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Publications12

  1. ncbi Drought until death do us part: a case study of the desiccation-tolerance of a tropical moist forest seedling-tree, Licania platypus (Hemsl.) Fritsch
    Melvin T Tyree
    USDA Forest Service, PO Box 968, Burlington, VT 05402, USA
    J Exp Bot 53:2239-47. 2002
    ..Values of k(ws) declined by 70-85% in slightly-wilted to dead plants, respectively. By comparison, k(r) showed no significant change in slightly-wilted plants and fell by about 50% in plants having severely-wilted to dead shoots...
  2. pmc Desiccation tolerance of five tropical seedlings in panama. Relationship to a field assessment of drought performance
    Melvin T Tyree
    United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, P O Box 968, Burlington, Vermont 05402, USA
    Plant Physiol 132:1439-47. 2003
    ..Our conclusion is that the desiccation tolerance of moribund plants correlated with field assessment of drought-performance for the five species (r(2) > 0.94)...
  3. ncbi Vessel contents of leaves after excision: a test of the Scholander assumption
    Melvin T Tyree
    USDA Forest Service, Northeast Experiment Station, 705 Spear S, PO Box 968, Burlington, Vermont 05402, USA
    J Exp Bot 54:2133-9. 2003
    ..This is in contrast to a previous study on sunflower where cryo-SEM results did not agree with expectations. The reasons for this disagreement are suggested, but further study is required for a full elucidation...
  4. ncbi The dependence of leaf hydraulic conductance on irradiance during HPFM measurements: any role for stomatal response?
    Melvin T Tyree
    USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Experiment Station, 705 Spear St, Burlington, VT 05403, USA
    J Exp Bot 56:737-44. 2005
    ..Irradiance-mediated stimulation of aquaporins or hydrogel effects in leaf tracheids may be involved...
  5. ncbi Plant hydraulics: the ascent of water
    Melvin T Tyree
    USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Experiment Station, PO Box 968, Burlington, Vermont 05402, USA
    Nature 423:923. 2003
  6. pmc PIP1 plasma membrane aquaporins in tobacco: from cellular effects to function in plants
    Franka Siefritz
    Department of Plant Physiology and Biophysics, University of Wurzburg, D 97082 Wurzburg, Germany
    Plant Cell 14:869-76. 2002
    ..In conclusion, our results emphasize the importance of symplastic aquaporin-mediated water transport in whole-plant water relations...
  7. ncbi Drought sensitivity shapes species distribution patterns in tropical forests
    Bettina M J Engelbrecht
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843 03092, Balboa, Ancon, Panama
    Nature 447:80-2. 2007
    ..Changes in soil moisture availability caused by global climate change and forest fragmentation are therefore likely to alter tropical species distributions, community composition and diversity...
  8. pmc Putative role of aquaporins in variable hydraulic conductance of leaves in response to light
    Herve Cochard
    Unité Mixte de Recherche 547, Physiologie Intégrée de l Arbre Fruitier et Forestier, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, 63039 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Plant Physiol 143:122-33. 2007
    ..Model simulation suggests that variable leaf hydraulic conductance in walnut might enhance leaf gas exchanges while buffering leaf water status in response to ambient light fluctuations...
  9. ncbi Short dry spells in the wet season increase mortality of tropical pioneer seedlings
    Bettina M J Engelbrecht
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Gamboa, P O Box 0843 03092, Panama, Republica de Panama
    Oecologia 148:258-69. 2006
    ..Our data provide strong evidence that short dry spells in the wet season differentially affect seedling survivorship of pioneer species, and may therefore have important implications to seedling demography and community dynamics...
  10. ncbi Interspecific variation in xylem vulnerability to cavitation among tropical tree and shrub species
    Omar R Lopez
    University of Utah, Department of Biology, 257 South and 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0840, USA
    Tree Physiol 25:1553-62. 2005
    ..Rooting depth, deciduousness, soil type and growth habit might also contribute to desiccation tolerance. Our results support the functional dependence of drought tolerance on xylem resistance to cavitation...
  11. ncbi Light response of hydraulic conductance in bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) leaves
    Mihaela C Voicu
    Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, 4 42 Earth Sciences Building, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada
    Tree Physiol 28:1007-15. 2008
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  12. ncbi Leaf hydraulic architecture correlates with regeneration irradiance in tropical rainforest trees
    Lawren Sack
    Department of Botany, University of Hawai i at Manoa, 3190 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    New Phytol 167:403-13. 2005
    ..Leaf hydraulic properties are integrally linked in the complex of traits that define differences in water use and carbon economy across habitats and vegetation zones...