L A Donovan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The evolution of the worldwide leaf economics spectrum
    Lisa A Donovan
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:88-95. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Are hybrid species more fit than ancestral parent species in the current hybrid species habitats?
    L A Donovan
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:805-16. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Phenotypic selection on leaf ecophysiological traits in Helianthus
    L A Donovan
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30606, USA
    New Phytol 183:868-79. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic selection on leaf water use efficiency and related ecophysiological traits for natural populations of desert sunflowers
    Lisa A Donovan
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7271, USA
    Oecologia 152:13-25. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Intimately linked or hardly speaking? The relationship between genotype and environmental gradients in a Louisiana Iris hybrid population
    J A Johnston
    Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:673-81. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjustments in hydraulic architecture of Pinus palustris maintain similar stomatal conductance in xeric and mesic habitats
    R N Addington
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:535-45. 2006
  7. pmc Contrasting drought tolerance strategies in two desert annuals of hybrid origin
    David M Rosenthal
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    J Exp Bot 61:2769-78. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Soil nitrogen limitation does not impact nighttime water loss in Populus
    Ava R Howard
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Tree Physiol 30:23-31. 2010
  9. pmc Selection on leaf ecophysiological traits in a desert hybrid Helianthus species and early-generation hybrids
    Fulco Ludwig
    Department of Plant Biology, 2502 Plant Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7271, USA
    Evolution 58:2682-92. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Night-time transpiration can decrease hydraulic redistribution
    Ava R Howard
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 32:1060-70. 2009

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint The evolution of the worldwide leaf economics spectrum
    Lisa A Donovan
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:88-95. 2011
    ..In addition, genetic correlations between WLES traits were variable in strength and direction. These data suggest that genetic constraints have had a smaller role than selection in the evolution of the WLES...
  2. doi request reprint Are hybrid species more fit than ancestral parent species in the current hybrid species habitats?
    L A Donovan
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:805-16. 2010
    ..anomalus as a valuable system for further assessment of environmental selection and adaptive traits...
  3. doi request reprint Phenotypic selection on leaf ecophysiological traits in Helianthus
    L A Donovan
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30606, USA
    New Phytol 183:868-79. 2009
    ..anomalus habitat, suggesting that nutrient limitation is an important selective force driving adaptation of H. anomalus to the active dune habitat...
  4. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic selection on leaf water use efficiency and related ecophysiological traits for natural populations of desert sunflowers
    Lisa A Donovan
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7271, USA
    Oecologia 152:13-25. 2007
    ..Our understanding of the adaptive value of plant ecophysiological traits will benefit from further consideration of related traits such as leaf nitrogen and more tests in natural populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intimately linked or hardly speaking? The relationship between genotype and environmental gradients in a Louisiana Iris hybrid population
    J A Johnston
    Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:673-81. 2001
    ..This study suggests that, at a very fine spatial scale, environment-dependent selection contributed to the genetic structuring of this hybrid zone...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adjustments in hydraulic architecture of Pinus palustris maintain similar stomatal conductance in xeric and mesic habitats
    R N Addington
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:535-45. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc Contrasting drought tolerance strategies in two desert annuals of hybrid origin
    David M Rosenthal
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    J Exp Bot 61:2769-78. 2010
    ..We conclude that variance of hydraulic parameters in herbaceous plants is a function of soil moisture heterogeneity and is consistent with the notion that trait plasticity to fine-grained environmental variation can be adaptive...
  8. doi request reprint Soil nitrogen limitation does not impact nighttime water loss in Populus
    Ava R Howard
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Tree Physiol 30:23-31. 2010
    ..We conclude that nighttime water loss from two Populus species is large and although it is under stomatal control is not regulated at night in response to soil nitrogen availability...
  9. pmc Selection on leaf ecophysiological traits in a desert hybrid Helianthus species and early-generation hybrids
    Fulco Ludwig
    Department of Plant Biology, 2502 Plant Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7271, USA
    Evolution 58:2682-92. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Night-time transpiration can decrease hydraulic redistribution
    Ava R Howard
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 32:1060-70. 2009
    ..Ecological implications of the impact of E(night) on HR may include decreased plant productivity during dry seasons, altered ecosystem water flux patterns and reduced nutrient cycling in drying soils...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nutrient and water addition effects on day- and night-time conductance and transpiration in a C3 desert annual
    Fulco Ludwig
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Oecologia 148:219-25. 2006
    ..Thus, soil resources can affect night-time g and E in a manner parallel to day-time, although additional factors may also be involved...
  12. pmc Helianthus nighttime conductance and transpiration respond to soil water but not nutrient availability
    Ava R Howard
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7271, USA
    Plant Physiol 143:145-55. 2007
    ..Our results further the ability to predict conditions under which nighttime water loss will be biologically significant and demonstrate that for Helianthus, g(night) can be regulated...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stomatal sensitivity to vapor pressure deficit and its relationship to hydraulic conductance in Pinus palustris
    Robert N Addington
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:561-9. 2004
    ..Our results are consistent with the hypothesis that stomatal response to D occurs to regulate minimum leaf water potential, and that the sensitivity of this response is related to changes in whole-plant hydraulics...
  14. ncbi request reprint Extensive summer water pulses do not necessarily lead to canopy growth of Great Basin and northern Mojave Desert shrubs
    K A Snyder
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7271, USA
    Oecologia 141:325-34. 2004
    ..An understanding of the connections between short-term ecophysiological responses and growth, for different habitats and species, is critical for determining the significance of summer precipitation for desert community dynamics...
  15. pmc Genetic architecture of leaf ecophysiological traits in Helianthus
    Larry C Brouillette
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Hered 98:142-6. 2007
    ..We speculate that the genetic architecture underlying leaf nitrogen may have facilitated the colonization of active desert sand dunes by H. anomalus...
  16. pmc Re-creating ancient hybrid species' complex phenotypes from early-generation synthetic hybrids: three examples using wild sunflowers
    David M Rosenthal
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7271, USA
    Am Nat 166:26-41. 2005
    ..Our results demonstrate past hybridization could have generated hybrid species-like multitrait phenotypes suitable for persistence in their respective environments in just three generations after initial hybridization...
  17. ncbi request reprint Species-specific patterns of hydraulic lift in co-occurring adult trees and grasses in a sandhill community
    J F Espeleta
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA corrected
    Oecologia 138:341-9. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Tree species fine-root demography parallels habitat specialization across a sandhill soil resource gradient
    Javier F Espeleta
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Ecology 90:1773-87. 2009
    ..Hence, small shifts in community composition have the potential to produce substantial changes below ground...
  19. doi request reprint Genetic variation in Arabidopsis thaliana for night-time leaf conductance
    Mairgareth A Christman
    Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 31:1170-8. 2008
    ..Further characterization of genetic variation in g(night) within and among populations and species, and of associations with other traits and native habitats will be needed to understand g(night) as a putatively adaptive trait...
  20. pmc Nighttime stomatal conductance and transpiration in C3 and C4 plants
    Mairgareth A Caird
    Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Plant Physiol 143:4-10. 2007
  21. pmc Patterns of genetic diversity and candidate genes for ecological divergence in a homoploid hybrid sunflower, Helianthus anomalus
    Yuval Sapir
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:5017-29. 2007
    ..Finally, our data suggest that selective sweeps may have united populations of H. anomalus isolated by a mountain range, indicating that even low gene-flow species may be held together by the spread of advantageous alleles...
  22. pmc Genetics of species differences in the wild annual sunflowers, Helianthus annuus and H. petiolaris
    Christian Lexer
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK
    Genetics 169:2225-39. 2005
    ..Our results inform the genetics of species differences in Helianthus and suggest an approach for the simultaneous mapping of inter- and intraspecific QTL...
  23. ncbi request reprint Major ecological transitions in wild sunflowers facilitated by hybridization
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Science 301:1211-6. 2003
    ..The same combinations of parental chromosomal segments required to generate extreme phenotypes in synthetic hybrids also occurred in ancient hybrids. Thus, hybridization facilitated ecological divergence in sunflowers...
  24. pmc Reconstructing the origin of Helianthus deserticola: survival and selection on the desert floor
    Briana L Gross
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Am Nat 164:145-56. 2004
    ..deserticola phenotype. Thus, H. deserticola may have originated from habitat-mediated directional selection acting on hybrids between H. annuus and H. petiolaris in a desert environment...