- Interactive effects of water stress and xylem-limited bacterial infection on the water relations of a host vineAndrew J McElrone
Department of Plant Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
J Exp Bot 54:419-30. 2003..The reduced K(h) caused by X. fastidiosa infection acts additively with the water limitation imposed by Drought stress...
- Aquaporin-mediated changes in hydraulic conductivity of deep tree roots accessed via cavesAndrew J McElrone
USDA ARS, Crops Pathology and Genetics Research Unit, Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Plant Cell Environ 30:1411-21. 2007..Adjustments in FRHC and AQPC to changing canopy water demands may help the trees maintain the use of reliable water resources from depth and contribute to the success of these species in this semi-arid environment...
- Hydraulic disruption and passive migration by a bacterial pathogen in oak tree xylemAndrew J McElrone
USDA ARS Crops Pathology and Genetics Research Unit, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
J Exp Bot 59:2649-57. 2008..These large pores probably facilitate systemic colonization of the secondary xylem network and contribute to the high susceptibility to bacterial leaf scorch exhibited among these species...