Maurizio Mencuccini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Concurrent measurements of change in the bark and xylem diameters of trees reveal a phloem-generated turgor signal
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Crew Building, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JN, UK
    New Phytol 198:1143-54. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The significance of phloem transport for the speed with which canopy photosynthesis and belowground respiration are linked
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    University of Edinburgh, School of Geosciences, Crew Building, West Mains Road, EH9 3JN Edinburgh, UK
    New Phytol 185:189-203. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Sanio's laws revisited. Size-dependent changes in the xylem architecture of trees
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Crew Building, West Mains Road, EH9 3JN Edinburgh, UK
    Ecol Lett 10:1084-93. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence for age- and size-mediated controls of tree growth from grafting studies
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JN, U K
    Tree Physiol 27:463-73. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic constraints in the functional scaling of trees
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    Institute of Ecology and Resource Management, University of Edinburgh, Darwin Building, Mayfield Road, EH9 3JU Edinburgh, U K
    Tree Physiol 22:553-65. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Tree height and age-related decline in growth in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)
    Jordi Martinez-Vilalta
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JN, UK
    Oecologia 150:529-44. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint A noninvasive optical system for the measurement of xylem and phloem sap flow in woody plants of small stem size
    Carole Helfter
    Applied Optics and Photonics Group, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
    Tree Physiol 27:169-79. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Development and recovery from winter embolism in silver birch: seasonal patterns and relationships with the phenological cycle in oceanic Scotland
    Sara Strati
    Institute of Ecology and Resource Management, University of Edinburgh, The King s Buildings, Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 3JU, U K
    Tree Physiol 23:663-73. 2003
  9. pmc The impact of soil microorganisms on the global budget of delta18O in atmospheric CO2
    Lisa Wingate
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JN, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22411-5. 2009
  10. pmc Intra- and interspecific facilitation in mangroves may increase resilience to climate change threats
    Mark Huxham
    School of Life Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2127-35. 2010

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Concurrent measurements of change in the bark and xylem diameters of trees reveal a phloem-generated turgor signal
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Crew Building, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3JN, UK
    New Phytol 198:1143-54. 2013
    ..We propose that this model has potential for the continuous field monitoring of tree phloem function...
  2. doi request reprint The significance of phloem transport for the speed with which canopy photosynthesis and belowground respiration are linked
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    University of Edinburgh, School of Geosciences, Crew Building, West Mains Road, EH9 3JN Edinburgh, UK
    New Phytol 185:189-203. 2010
    ..We conclude that isotopic approaches are not well suited to document whether changes in photosynthesis of tall trees can rapidly affect soil respiration...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sanio's laws revisited. Size-dependent changes in the xylem architecture of trees
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Crew Building, West Mains Road, EH9 3JN Edinburgh, UK
    Ecol Lett 10:1084-93. 2007
    ..Our results are consistent with Sanio's law only for large trees and reject the MST assumptions that vertical tapering in conduit diameter is universal and independent of rank number...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence for age- and size-mediated controls of tree growth from grafting studies
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JN, U K
    Tree Physiol 27:463-73. 2007
    ..We found no support for theories invoking age-mediated sink limitations in old trees...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic constraints in the functional scaling of trees
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    Institute of Ecology and Resource Management, University of Edinburgh, Darwin Building, Mayfield Road, EH9 3JU Edinburgh, U K
    Tree Physiol 22:553-65. 2002
    ..The model of West et al. (1999) may be useful for understanding broad interspecific patterns, but not for understanding more subtle ontogenetic changes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tree height and age-related decline in growth in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)
    Jordi Martinez-Vilalta
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3JN, UK
    Oecologia 150:529-44. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint A noninvasive optical system for the measurement of xylem and phloem sap flow in woody plants of small stem size
    Carole Helfter
    Applied Optics and Photonics Group, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
    Tree Physiol 27:169-79. 2007
    ..In addition, it was demonstrated that the technique allows for unequivocal detection of phloem flow velocities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Development and recovery from winter embolism in silver birch: seasonal patterns and relationships with the phenological cycle in oceanic Scotland
    Sara Strati
    Institute of Ecology and Resource Management, University of Edinburgh, The King s Buildings, Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 3JU, U K
    Tree Physiol 23:663-73. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc The impact of soil microorganisms on the global budget of delta18O in atmospheric CO2
    Lisa Wingate
    School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JN, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22411-5. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Intra- and interspecific facilitation in mangroves may increase resilience to climate change threats
    Mark Huxham
    School of Life Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2127-35. 2010
    ..Increasing biomass led to changed microenvironments that allowed the recruitment and survival of different mangrove species, particularly Ceriops tagal...
  11. ncbi request reprint A quantitative and statistically robust method for the determination of xylem conduit spatial distribution
    Maurizio Mencuccini
    University of Edinburgh, School of Geosciences, Crew Building, West Mains Road, EH9 3JN Edinburgh, UK
    Am J Bot 97:1247-59. 2010
    ..Point pattern analysis is a very useful tool in identifying spatial patterns...
  12. ncbi request reprint Xylem vulnerability to cavitation varies among poplar and willow clones and correlates with yield
    Herve Cochard
    UMR547 PIAF, INRA, University Blaise Pascal, F 63100 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Tree Physiol 27:1761-7. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Tapering of xylem conduits and hydraulic limitations in sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) trees
    Giai Petit
    University of Padova, Department TeSAF, Treeline Ecology Research Unit, Viale dell Universita, 16 I 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    New Phytol 177:653-64. 2008
    ..Size-related changes in tapering and in apical conduit diameters may be explained by the combined need to reduce the build-up of hydraulic resistance while minimizing the carbon costs of building vessel walls...
  14. ncbi request reprint The human footprint in the carbon cycle of temperate and boreal forests
    Federico Magnani
    Department of Fruit Tree and Woody Plant Science, University of Bologna, Bologna I 40127, Italy
    Nature 447:848-50. 2007
    ..The results demonstrate that mankind is ultimately controlling the carbon balance of temperate and boreal forests, either directly (through forest management) or indirectly (through nitrogen deposition)...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relevance of xylem network structure for plant hydraulic efficiency and safety
    Lasse Loepfe
    Center for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications CREAF, Autonomous University of Barcelona, E 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    J Theor Biol 247:788-803. 2007
    ..This brings new arguments into the long-standing discussion on the efficiency vs. safety trade-off in the plants' xylem...