Frederick C Meinzer

Summary

Affiliation: USDA Forest Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Heat dissipation sensors of variable length for the measurement of sap flow in trees with deep sapwood
    Shelley A James
    Department of Botany, University of Hawaii, 3190 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Tree Physiol 22:277-83. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic redistribution of soil water in two old-growth coniferous forests: quantifying patterns and controls
    Jeffrey M Warren
    USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    New Phytol 173:753-65. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Above- and belowground controls on water use by trees of different wood types in an eastern US deciduous forest
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 33:345-56. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of transpiration, sap flow and use of stored water in tropical forest canopy trees
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:901-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Biophysical constraints on leaf expansion in a tall conifer
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 28:197-206. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Species-specific partitioning of soil water resources in an old-growth Douglas-fir-western hemlock forest
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 27:871-80. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Converging patterns of uptake and hydraulic redistribution of soil water in contrasting woody vegetation types
    F C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331 4401, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:919-28. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of water transport and storage in conifers studied with deuterium and heat tracing techniques
    F C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:105-14. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Coordination of leaf and stem water transport properties in tropical forest trees
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Oecologia 156:31-41. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional convergence in plant responses to the environment
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Oecologia 134:1-11. 2003

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Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Heat dissipation sensors of variable length for the measurement of sap flow in trees with deep sapwood
    Shelley A James
    Department of Botany, University of Hawaii, 3190 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Tree Physiol 22:277-83. 2002
    ..Diurnal water use ranged from 750 kg H2O day-1 for A. excelsum to 37 kg H2O day-1 for C. alliodora...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic redistribution of soil water in two old-growth coniferous forests: quantifying patterns and controls
    Jeffrey M Warren
    USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    New Phytol 173:753-65. 2007
    ..While HR can vary tremendously within a site, among years and among ecosystems, this variability can be explained by natural variability in Psi gradients and seasonal courses of root conductivity...
  3. doi request reprint Above- and belowground controls on water use by trees of different wood types in an eastern US deciduous forest
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 33:345-56. 2013
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  4. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of transpiration, sap flow and use of stored water in tropical forest canopy trees
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:901-9. 2004
    ..Similarly, time constants estimated from rates of change in crown and basal sap flux were nearly identical among individuals and therefore independent of tree size and species...
  5. ncbi request reprint Biophysical constraints on leaf expansion in a tall conifer
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 28:197-206. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint Species-specific partitioning of soil water resources in an old-growth Douglas-fir-western hemlock forest
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 27:871-80. 2007
    ..The results provide information on functional traits relevant for understanding the ecological distributions of these species and have implications for spatial variability of processes such as soil respiration and nutrient cycling...
  7. ncbi request reprint Converging patterns of uptake and hydraulic redistribution of soil water in contrasting woody vegetation types
    F C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331 4401, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:919-28. 2004
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  8. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of water transport and storage in conifers studied with deuterium and heat tracing techniques
    F C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:105-14. 2006
    ..Sapwood capacitance is an intrinsic tissue-level property that appears to govern whole-tree water transport in a similar manner among both tracheid- and vessel-bearing species...
  9. doi request reprint Coordination of leaf and stem water transport properties in tropical forest trees
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Oecologia 156:31-41. 2008
    ..At the whole-tree level, discharge and recharge of internal C appeared to generate variations in apparent leaf-specific conductance to which stomata respond dynamically...
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional convergence in plant responses to the environment
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Oecologia 134:1-11. 2003
    ..Comparative ecophysiological studies will therefore benefit from consideration of the constraints that plant anatomical, structural and chemical attributes place on physiological functioning...
  11. ncbi request reprint Constraints on physiological function associated with branch architecture and wood density in tropical forest trees
    Frederick C Meinzer
    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 28:1609-17. 2008
    ..The suite of tree functional and architectural traits studied appeared to be constrained by the hydraulic and mechanical consequences of variation in rho(w)...
  12. doi request reprint The blind men and the elephant: the impact of context and scale in evaluating conflicts between plant hydraulic safety and efficiency
    Frederick C Meinzer
    Forestry Sciences Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Oecologia 164:287-96. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Transgenic poplars with reduced lignin show impaired xylem conductivity, growth efficiency and survival
    Steven L Voelker
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University U S D A Forest Service, Forest Sciences Laboratory, 3200 Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97330, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 34:655-68. 2011
    ..These results underscore the necessity of adequate lignification for mechanical support of the stem, water transport, tree growth and survival...
  14. doi request reprint Comparative hydraulic architecture of tropical tree species representing a range of successional stages and wood density
    Katherine A McCulloh
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Oecologia 167:27-37. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint An annual pattern of native embolism in upper branches of four tall conifer species
    Katherine A McCulloh
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Am J Bot 98:1007-15. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic redistribution of soil water during summer drought in two contrasting Pacific Northwest coniferous forests
    J Renee Brooks
    US EPA NHEERL, Western Ecology Division, Corvallis, OR 97333, USA
    Tree Physiol 22:1107-17. 2002
    ..These first approximations of the extent of hydraulic redistribution in these ecosystems suggest that it is likely to be an important process in both wet and dry forests of the Pacific Northwest...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impacts of tree height on leaf hydraulic architecture and stomatal control in Douglas-fir
    David R Woodruff
    US Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 30:559-69. 2007
    ..This adaptation may allow taller trees to continue to photosynthesize during periods of greater water stress...
  18. doi request reprint Moving water well: comparing hydraulic efficiency in twigs and trunks of coniferous, ring-porous, and diffuse-porous saplings from temperate and tropical forests
    Katherine McCulloh
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97330, USA
    New Phytol 186:439-50. 2010
    ..The results indicate that differences in conduit taper and packing between functional types propagate to the network level and have an important influence on metabolic scaling concepts...
  19. doi request reprint Reduced wood stiffness and strength, and altered stem form, in young antisense 4CL transgenic poplars with reduced lignin contents
    Steven L Voelker
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97330, USA
    New Phytol 189:1096-109. 2011
    ..Therefore our results underline the importance of field studies for assessing the performance of transgenic trees with modified wood properties...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic architecture and photosynthetic capacity as constraints on release from suppression in Douglas-fir and western hemlock
    Heidi J Renninger
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, 119 Richardson Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 27:33-42. 2007
    ..Nonetheless, these changes had no significant effects on leaf specific conductivities of suppressed versus released trees of either species, but leaf specific root conductance was significantly lower in released Douglas-fir...
  21. doi request reprint Leaf xylem embolism, detected acoustically and by cryo-SEM, corresponds to decreases in leaf hydraulic conductance in four evergreen species
    Daniel M Johnson
    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, OR 97331, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 32:828-36. 2009
    ..The mean amplitude of UAEs was tightly correlated with mean conduit diameter (R(2) = 0.94, P = 0.018). These results suggest that water stress-induced decreases in K(leaf) in these species are directly related to xylem embolism...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diurnal and seasonal variation in root xylem embolism in neotropical savanna woody species: impact on stomatal control of plant water status
    J C Domec
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:26-35. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint Dynamic variation in sapwood specific conductivity in six woody species
    Jean Christophe Domec
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 27:1389-400. 2007
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  24. doi request reprint Water stress, shoot growth and storage of non-structural carbohydrates along a tree height gradient in a tall conifer
    David R Woodruff
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 34:1920-30. 2011
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  25. ncbi request reprint A comparison of daily water use estimates derived from constant-heat sap-flow probe values and gravimetric measurements in pot-grown saplings
    Katherine A McCulloh
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 27:1355-60. 2007
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  26. doi request reprint Hydraulic redistribution of water from Pinus ponderosa trees to seedlings: evidence for an ectomycorrhizal pathway
    Jeffrey M Warren
    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    New Phytol 178:382-94. 2008
    ..Even small amounts of water provided to mycorrhizas by HR may maintain hyphal viability and facilitate nutrient uptake under drying conditions, which may provide an advantage to seedlings hydraulically linked by CMN to large trees...
  27. doi request reprint Hydraulic architecture of two species differing in wood density: opposing strategies in co-occurring tropical pioneer trees
    Katherine A McCulloh
    Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 35:116-25. 2012
    ..This work demonstrates the importance of examining a range of hydraulic traits throughout the plant and highlights the spectrum of possible strategies for coping with daily and seasonal water stress cycles...
  28. ncbi request reprint Native root xylem embolism and stomatal closure in stands of Douglas-fir and ponderosa pine: mitigation by hydraulic redistribution
    J C Domec
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Oecologia 141:7-16. 2004
    ..HR appears to be an important mechanism for maintaining shallow root function during drought and preventing total stomatal closure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Water limitations to carbon exchange in old-growth and young ponderosa pine stands
    J Irvine
    College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 22:189-96. 2002
    ..At the Y site this behavior was driven by concurrent soil water limitations on soil respiration and assimilation, whereas there was no evidence of seasonal soil water limitations on either process at the O site...
  30. doi request reprint Murray's law, the 'Yarrum' optimum, and the hydraulic architecture of compound leaves
    Katherine A McCulloh
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    New Phytol 184:234-44. 2009
    ..Small leaf size should offset lower conductivity, and petiole conductance (conductivity/length) may be independent of leaf size...
  31. doi request reprint Leaf hydraulic conductance, measured in situ, declines and recovers daily: leaf hydraulics, water potential and stomatal conductance in four temperate and three tropical tree species
    D M Johnson
    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 29:879-87. 2009
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  32. doi request reprint Height-related trends in stomatal sensitivity to leaf-to-air vapour pressure deficit in a tall conifer
    D R Woodruff
    USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Exp Bot 61:203-10. 2010
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  33. doi request reprint Evidence for xylem embolism as a primary factor in dehydration-induced declines in leaf hydraulic conductance
    Daniel M Johnson
    Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 35:760-9. 2012
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  34. pmc Antisense down-regulation of 4CL expression alters lignification, tree growth, and saccharification potential of field-grown poplar
    Steven L Voelker
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    Plant Physiol 154:874-86. 2010
    ..They also underline the importance of field studies to obtain physiologically meaningful results and to support technology development with transgenic trees...
  35. doi request reprint Coordination of leaf structure and gas exchange along a height gradient in a tall conifer
    D R Woodruff
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 29:261-72. 2009
    ..These data suggest that increasing height leads to both fixed structural constraints on leaf gas exchange and dynamic constraints related to prevailing stomatal behavior...
  36. doi request reprint Height-related trends in leaf xylem anatomy and shoot hydraulic characteristics in a tall conifer: safety versus efficiency in water transport
    D R Woodruff
    USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    New Phytol 180:90-9. 2008
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  37. ncbi request reprint Transpiration-induced axial and radial tension gradients in trunks of Douglas-fir trees
    J C Domec
    Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 26:275-84. 2006
    ..Our findings indicate that large radial tension gradients occur in the sapwood and clarify the role played by xylem k(s-a) and k(s-r) in determining in situ partitioning of Js in the axial and radial directions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Nutrient availability constrains the hydraulic architecture and water relations of savannah trees
    Sandra J Bucci
    Department of Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:2153-67. 2006
    ..However, the risk of increased embolism and turgor loss was relatively low as xylem vulnerability to embolism and leaf osmotic characteristics changed in parallel with changes in plant water status induced by N fertilization...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic redistribution in a Douglas-fir forest: lessons from system manipulations
    J Renee Brooks
    Western Ecology Division, US EPA NHEERL, 200 SW 35th St, Corvallis OR 97333, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:138-50. 2006
    ..These results indicate that the seasonal timing and magnitude of HR was strongly governed by the development of water potential differences within the soil, and the competing demand for water by the above ground portion of the tree...
  40. ncbi request reprint Biophysical properties and functional significance of stem water storage tissues in Neotropical savanna trees
    Fabian G Scholz
    Laboratorio de Ecologia Funcional, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Nunez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Plant Cell Environ 30:236-48. 2007
    ..Overall, stem capacitance contributes to homeostasis in the diurnal and seasonal water balance of Cerrado trees...
  41. ncbi request reprint Removal of nutrient limitations by long-term fertilization decreases nocturnal water loss in savanna trees
    Fabian G Scholz
    Laboratorio de Ecologia Funcional, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Nunez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tree Physiol 27:551-9. 2007
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  42. ncbi request reprint Seasonal leaf dynamics across a tree density gradient in a Brazilian savanna
    William A Hoffmann
    Department of Botany, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7612, Raleigh, NC 28695 7612, USA
    Oecologia 145:307-16. 2005
    ..Savanna and forest species play distinct roles in the structure and dynamics of savanna-forest boundaries, contributing to the differences in fire regimes, microclimate, and nutrient cycling between savanna and forest ecosystems...
  43. ncbi request reprint Stem and leaf hydraulics of congeneric tree species from adjacent tropical savanna and forest ecosystems
    Guang You Hao
    Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Menglun, 666303, Mengla, Yunnan Province, China
    Oecologia 155:405-15. 2008
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  44. ncbi request reprint Processes preventing nocturnal equilibration between leaf and soil water potential in tropical savanna woody species
    Sandra J Bucci
    Department of Biology, University of Miami, PO Box 249118, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:1119-27. 2004
    ..This study showed that nighttime transpiration and recharge of internal water storage contribute to predawn disequilibrium in water potential between leaves and soil in neotropical savanna woody plants...
  45. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficiency conflicts in hydraulic architecture: scaling from tissues to trees
    John S Sperry
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 31:632-45. 2008
    ..The buffering effect of capacitance on the magnitude of transpiration-induced xylem tension appears to be coupled to cavitation resistance, possibly alleviating safety versus efficiency trade-offs...
  46. ncbi request reprint Water economy of Neotropical savanna trees: six paradigms revisited
    Guillermo Goldstein
    Department of Biology, University of Miami, PO Box 249118, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA
    Tree Physiol 28:395-404. 2008
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  47. ncbi request reprint Temporal dynamics of stem expansion and contraction in savanna trees: withdrawal and recharge of stored water
    Fabian C Scholz
    Laboratorio de Ecologia Funcional, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Nunez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tree Physiol 28:469-80. 2008
    ..Reliance on stored water to temporarily replace transpirational losses is one of the homeostatic mechanisms that constrain the magnitude of leaf water deficits in cerrado trees...
  48. ncbi request reprint Hydraulic redistribution of soil water by neotropical savanna trees
    Fabian G Scholz
    Laboratorio de Ecologia Funcional, Departamento de Biologia, FCEN, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Nunez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tree Physiol 22:603-12. 2002
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  49. ncbi request reprint Axial and radial water transport and internal water storage in tropical forest canopy trees
    Shelley A James
    Department of Botany, University of Hawaii, St John 101, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Oecologia 134:37-45. 2003
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  50. pmc Maximum height in a conifer is associated with conflicting requirements for xylem design
    Jean Christophe Domec
    Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27795, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12069-74. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that the maximum height of Douglas-fir trees may be limited in part by the conflicting requirements for water transport and water column safety...