quercus

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family FAGACEAE that is a source of TANNINS. Do not confuse with Holly (ILEX).

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  1. Calatayud V, Cerveró J, Calvo E, García Breijo F, Reig Armiñana J, Sanz M. Responses of evergreen and deciduous Quercus species to enhanced ozone levels. Environ Pollut. 2011;159:55-63 pubmed publisher
    Plants of one evergreen oak (Quercus ilex) and three deciduous oaks (Q. faginea, with small leaves; Q. pyrenaica and Q. robur, with large leaves) were exposed both to filtered air and to enhanced ozone levels in Open-Top Chambers. Q...
  2. Böhm S, Wells K, Kalko E. Top-down control of herbivory by birds and bats in the canopy of temperate broad-leaved oaks (Quercus robur). PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e17857 pubmed publisher
    ..We conducted exclusion experiments with nets in the crowns of young and mature oaks, Quercus robur, in south and central Germany to investigate the extent to which aerial vertebrates reduce herbivory ..
  3. Tarkka M, Herrmann S, Wubet T, Feldhahn L, Recht S, Kurth F, et al. OakContigDF159.1, a reference library for studying differential gene expression in Quercus robur during controlled biotic interactions: use for quantitative transcriptomic profiling of oak roots in ectomycorrhizal symbiosis. New Phytol. 2013;199:529-40 pubmed publisher
    Oaks (Quercus spp.), which are major forest trees in the northern hemisphere, host many biotic interactions, but molecular investigation of these interactions is limited by fragmentary genome data...
  4. Ghirardo A, Heller W, Fladung M, Schnitzler J, Schroeder H. Function of defensive volatiles in pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) is tricked by the moth Tortrix viridana. Plant Cell Environ. 2012;35:2192-207 pubmed publisher
    ..The observation that a few Quercus robur L. trees constantly tolerated (T-oaks) infestation by a major pest of oaks (Tortrix viridana L...
  5. Conlisk E, Lawson D, Syphard A, Franklin J, Flint L, Flint A, et al. The roles of dispersal, fecundity, and predation in the population persistence of an oak (Quercus engelmannii) under global change. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e36391 pubmed publisher
    ..change perturbations, and long-term climate change interact to affect the likely persistence of an oak species--Quercus engelmannii (Engelmann oak)...
  6. Penuelas J, Rico L, Ogaya R, Jump A, Terradas J. Summer season and long-term drought increase the richness of bacteria and fungi in the foliar phyllosphere of Quercus ilex in a mixed Mediterranean forest. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2012;14:565-75 pubmed publisher
    ..on the leaf surface) and endophytic (within leaf tissues) bacteria and fungi in the foliar phyllosphere of Quercus ilex, the dominant tree species of Mediterranean forests...
  7. Zhu W, Cao M, Wang S, Xiao W, Li M. Seasonal dynamics of mobile carbon supply in Quercus aquifolioides at the upper elevational limit. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e34213 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study explored the carbon-physiology of an alpine shrub species (Quercus aquifolioides) grown at its upper elevational limit compared to lower elevations, to test whether the elevational ..
  8. Valero Galván J, Valledor L, González Fernández R, Navarro Cerrillo R, Jorrín Novo J. Proteomic analysis of Holm oak (Quercus ilex subsp. ballota [Desf.] Samp.) pollen. J Proteomics. 2012;75:2736-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, our data support the valuable use of proteomic techniques as phylogenetic tool in plant studies...
  9. Yarani R, Mansouri K, Mohammadi Motlagh H, Mahnam A, Emami Aleagha M. In vitro inhibition of angiogenesis by hydroalcoholic extract of oak (Quercus infectoria) acorn shell via suppressing VEGF, MMP-2, and MMP-9 secretion. Pharm Biol. 2013;51:361-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Although more attention is paid in angiogenesis on its role in cancer biology, many other non-neoplastic diseases are also angiogenic-dependent. Recently, there is motivation to control cancer via inhibition of angiogenesis...

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  1. Alberto F, Derory J, Boury C, Frigerio J, Zimmermann N, Kremer A. Imprints of natural selection along environmental gradients in phenology-related genes of Quercus petraea. Genetics. 2013;195:495-512 pubmed publisher
    We explored single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) variation in candidate genes for bud burst from Quercus petraea populations sampled along gradients of latitude and altitude in Western Europe...
  2. Le Provost G, Sulmon C, Frigerio J, Bodénès C, Kremer A, Plomion C. Role of waterlogging-responsive genes in shaping interspecific differentiation between two sympatric oak species. Tree Physiol. 2012;32:119-34 pubmed publisher
    Pedunculate (Quercus robur L.) and sessile oak (Quercus petreae Matt. Liebl.) are closely related species with a widely sympatric distribution in Europe...
  3. Kamakura M, Kosugi Y, Takanashi S, Tobita H, Uemura A, Utsugi H. Observation of the scale of patchy stomatal behavior in leaves of Quercus crispula using an Imaging-PAM chlorophyll fluorometer. Tree Physiol. 2012;32:839-46 pubmed publisher
    ..of stomatal patchiness and its relationship with leaf photosynthesis in the sun leaves of 2-year-old saplings of Quercus crispula Blume. Fluorescent patches were observed only during the day with low stomatal conductance...
  4. Koehler K, Center A, Cavender Bares J. Evidence for a freezing tolerance-growth rate trade-off in the live oaks (Quercus series Virentes) across the tropical-temperate divide. New Phytol. 2012;193:730-44 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the extent to which the climatic origins of populations from four live oak species (Quercus series Virentes) were associated with freezing tolerance and growth rate, and whether species fitted a model of ..
  5. Moran E, Willis J, Clark J. Genetic evidence for hybridization in red oaks (Quercus sect. Lobatae, Fagaceae). Am J Bot. 2012;99:92-100 pubmed publisher
    ..Oaks (Quercus spp...
  6. Garcia Mozo H, Dominguez Vilches E, Galan C. A model to account for variations in holm-oak (Quercus ilex subsp. ballota) acorn production in southern Spain. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2012;19:403-8 pubmed
    ..Further research could extend the use of airborne pollen counts in forest studies relating to anemophilous species, in order to optimize agricultural policies...
  7. Almeida T, Menéndez E, Capote T, Ribeiro T, Santos C, Gonçalves S. Molecular characterization of Quercus suber MYB1, a transcription factor up-regulated in cork tissues. J Plant Physiol. 2013;170:172-8 pubmed publisher
    The molecular processes associated with cork development in Quercus suber L. are poorly understood...
  8. Guichoux E, Garnier Géré P, Lagache L, Lang T, Boury C, Petit R. Outlier loci highlight the direction of introgression in oaks. Mol Ecol. 2013;22:450-62 pubmed publisher
    ..examined genetic differentiation between two sympatric European oak species with contrasting ecological dynamics (Quercus robur and Quercus petraea) with both outlier (i.e...
  9. Contran N, Günthardt Goerg M, Kuster T, Cerana R, Crosti P, Paoletti E. Physiological and biochemical responses of Quercus pubescens to air warming and drought on acidic and calcareous soils. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2013;15 Suppl 1:157-68 pubmed publisher
    The drought- and thermo-tolerant Quercus pubescens, a tree species growing on both acidic and calcareous soils in the sub-Mediterranean region, was exposed to soil drought (-60% to -80% soil water content) and air warming (+1...
  10. Marum L, Miguel A, Ricardo C, Miguel C. Reference gene selection for quantitative real-time PCR normalization in Quercus suber. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35113 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite being the focus of several transcriptomics projects, oaks, and particularly cork oak (Quercus suber), have not been investigated regarding the identification of reference genes suitable for the normalization ..
  11. Jamil M, ul Haq I, Mirza B, Qayyum M. Isolation of antibacterial compounds from Quercus dilatata L. through bioassay guided fractionation. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2012;11:11 pubmed publisher
    ..Ephedra gerardiana Wall. ex Stapf, and Quercus dilatata L.) used by indigenous healers to treat various infectious diseases were selected for the present study...
  12. Li M, Cherubini P, Dobbertin M, Arend M, Xiao W, Rigling A. Responses of leaf nitrogen and mobile carbohydrates in different Quercus species/provenances to moderate climate changes. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2013;15 Suppl 1:177-84 pubmed publisher
    ..season, respectively) and their combination, on leaf nitrogen (N) and non-structural carbohydrates (NSC) of two Quercus species (Q. robur and Q...
  13. Rocheta M, Carvalho L, Viegas W, Morais Cecílio L. Corky, a gypsy-like retrotransposon is differentially transcribed in Quercus suber tissues. BMC Res Notes. 2012;5:432 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the activity of TEs is currently considered to have been one of the major processes in genome evolution...
  14. Gugger P, Ikegami M, Sork V. Influence of late Quaternary climate change on present patterns of genetic variation in valley oak, Quercus lobata Née. Mol Ecol. 2013;22:3598-612 pubmed publisher
    ..to infer the effects of late Quaternary climate change on contemporary genetic variation of valley oak (Quercus lobata Née)...
  15. Liu Y, Liu G, Li Q, Liu Y, Hou L, Li G. Influence of pericarp, cotyledon and inhibitory substances on sharp tooth oak (Quercus aliena var. acuteserrata) germination. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e47682 pubmed publisher
    In order to explore the mechanism of delayed and uneven germination in sharp tooth oak (Quercus aliena var. acuteserrata) (STO), mechanical scarification techniques were used to study STO root and shoot germination and growth...
  16. Lagache L, Klein E, Guichoux E, Petit R. Fine-scale environmental control of hybridization in oaks. Mol Ecol. 2013;22:423-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Altogether, our results point to a need for considering hybridization events at the appropriate level of organization and provide new insights into why hybridization rates generally increase in disturbed environments...
  17. Pellatt M, Goring S, Bodtker K, Cannon A. Using a down-scaled bioclimate envelope model to determine long-term temporal connectivity of Garry oak (Quercus garryana) habitat in western North America: implications for protected area planning. Environ Manage. 2012;49:802-15 pubmed publisher
    Under the Canadian Species at Risk Act (SARA), Garry oak (Quercus garryana) ecosystems are listed as "at-risk" and act as an umbrella for over one hundred species that are endangered to some degree...
  18. Abadie P, Roussel G, Dencausse B, Bonnet C, Bertocchi E, Louvet J, et al. Strength, diversity and plasticity of postmating reproductive barriers between two hybridizing oak species (Quercus robur L. and Quercus petraea (Matt) Liebl.). J Evol Biol. 2012;25:157-73 pubmed publisher
    Very little is known about the nature and strength of reproductive isolation (RI) in Quercus species, despite extensive research on the estimation and evolutionary significance of hybridization rates...
  19. Mascheretti S, Croucher P, Kozanitas M, Baker L, Garbelotto M. Genetic epidemiology of the sudden oak death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum in California. Mol Ecol. 2009;18:4577-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Using this combined approach, we discuss possible migration routes based on our analyses, and compare them to historical and field observations from several case studies...
  20. Berahou A, Auhmani A, Fdil N, Benharref A, Jana M, Gadhi C. Antibacterial activity of Quercus ilex bark's extracts. J Ethnopharmacol. 2007;112:426-9 pubmed
    The antibacterial activity of different extracts of Quercus ilex bark (Fagaceae) was studied in vitro against seven reference strains of bacteria by using a disc-diffusion method and agar-dilution method...
  21. Tack A, Ovaskainen O, Pulkkinen P, Roslin T. Spatial location dominates over host plant genotype in structuring an herbivore community. Ecology. 2010;91:2660-72 pubmed
    ..In this study, we use three separate data sets on herbivorous insects on oak (Quercus robur) to estimate the relative effects of host plant genotype (G), location (E), and the G x E interaction on ..
  22. Hampe A, El Masri L, Petit R. Origin of spatial genetic structure in an expanding oak population. Mol Ecol. 2010;19:459-71 pubmed publisher
    ..mortality on the SGS of a seedling cohort (N = 786) recruiting within and around an expanding pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) stand...
  23. Filella I, Penuelas J, Llusia J. Dynamics of the enhanced emissions of monoterpenes and methyl salicylate, and decreased uptake of formaldehyde, by Quercus ilex leaves after application of jasmonic acid. New Phytol. 2006;169:135-44 pubmed
    ..We sprayed JA on leaves of the Mediterranean tree species Quercus ilex and measured the photosynthetic rates, stomatal conductances, and emissions and uptake of VOCs using proton ..
  24. Pérez Ramos I, Ourcival J, Limousin J, Rambal S. Mast seeding under increasing drought: results from a long-term data set and from a rainfall exclusion experiment. Ecology. 2010;91:3057-68 pubmed
    ..In this study, we first analyze a long-term data set on reproductive and vegetative growth of Quercus ilex in a mediterranean woodland in order to identify the main environmental drivers of interannual variation in ..
  25. Mascheretti S, Croucher P, Vettraino A, Prospero S, Garbelotto M. Reconstruction of the Sudden Oak Death epidemic in California through microsatellite analysis of the pathogen Phytophthora ramorum. Mol Ecol. 2008;17:2755-68 pubmed publisher
  26. Walker J, Miller O, Horton J. Seasonal dynamics of ectomycorrhizal fungus assemblages on oak seedlings in the southeastern Appalachian Mountains. Mycorrhiza. 2008;18:123-32 pubmed publisher
  27. Dickie I, Oleksyn J, Reich P, Karolewski P, Zytkowiak R, Jagodzinski A, et al. Soil modification by different tree species influences the extent of seedling ectomycorrhizal infection. Mycorrhiza. 2006;16:73-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Modification of abiotic soil properties by overstory trees should be considered as an important factor in the effect of different overstory trees on the extent of seedling mycorrhizal infection. ..
  28. Fernandes P, Rodriguez E, Pinto G, Roldan Ruiz I, De Loose M, Santos C. Cryopreservation of Quercus suber somatic embryos by encapsulation-dehydration and evaluation of genetic stability. Tree Physiol. 2008;28:1841-50 pubmed
    We describe an encapsulation and dehydration procedure for the cryopreservation of cork oak (Quercus suber L.) somatic embryos that resulted in at least 90% survival...
  29. Curtu A, Gailing O, Leinemann L, Finkeldey R. Genetic variation and differentiation within a natural community of five oak species (Quercus spp.). Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2007;9:116-26 pubmed
    ..of nuclear markers - isozymes and microsatellites - were used to examine a very rich natural community of oaks (Quercus spp.) situated in west-central Romania. The community consists of five oak species: Q. robur, Q. petraea, Q...
  30. Sardans J, Penuelas J. Drought changes the dynamics of trace element accumulation in a Mediterranean Quercus ilex forest. Environ Pollut. 2007;147:567-83 pubmed
    ..Drought increased concentrations of As, Cd, Ni, Pb and Cr in roots of the dominant tree species, Quercus ilex, and leaf Cd concentrations in Arbutus unedo and of Phillyrea latifolia codominant shrubs...
  31. Derory J, Scotti Saintagne C, Bertocchi E, Le Dantec L, Graignic N, Jauffres A, et al. Contrasting relations between diversity of candidate genes and variation of bud burst in natural and segregating populations of European oaks. Heredity (Edinb). 2010;105:401-11 pubmed publisher
    ..6?kb) for the time of bud burst in nine sessile oak (Quercus petraea) populations distributed in central and northern Europe...
  32. Gebhardt S, Neubert K, Wöllecke J, Münzenberger B, Hüttl R. Ectomycorrhiza communities of red oak (Quercus rubra L.) of different age in the Lusatian lignite mining district, East Germany. Mycorrhiza. 2007;17:279-290 pubmed publisher
    Ectomycorrhizal (ECM) communities were assessed on a 720 m(2) plot along a chronosequence of red oak (Quercus rubra) stands on a forest reclamation site with disturbed soil in the lignite mining area of Lower Lusatia (Brandenburg, ..
  33. Ueno S, Le Provost G, Léger V, Klopp C, Noirot C, Frigerio J, et al. Bioinformatic analysis of ESTs collected by Sanger and pyrosequencing methods for a keystone forest tree species: oak. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:650 pubmed publisher
    The Fagaceae family comprises about 1,000 woody species worldwide. About half belong to the Quercus family. These oaks are often a source of raw material for biomass wood and fiber...
  34. Uroz S, Calvaruso C, Turpault M, Pierrat J, Mustin C, Frey Klett P. Effect of the mycorrhizosphere on the genotypic and metabolic diversity of the bacterial communities involved in mineral weathering in a forest soil. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:3019-27 pubmed
  35. Peguero Pina J, Morales F, Flexas J, Gil Pelegrín E, Moya I. Photochemistry, remotely sensed physiological reflectance index and de-epoxidation state of the xanthophyll cycle in Quercus coccifera under intense drought. Oecologia. 2008;156:1-11 pubmed publisher
    b>Quercus coccifera L. is a Mediterranean sclerophyllous shrub with a high capacity to resist intense drought stress. Therefore, it could be used in the study of physiological changes suffered by plants at very low water potentials...
  36. Suwalak S, Voravuthikunchai S. Morphological and ultrastructural changes in the cell structure of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 following treatment with Quercus infectoria nut galls. J Electron Microsc (Tokyo). 2009;58:315-20 pubmed publisher
    Some information is available on the oak (Quercus infectoria) nut gall as an effective medicinal plant against Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157:H7. However, its antibacterial mechanisms have not yet been elucidated...
  37. Soler M, Serra O, Molinas M, García Berthou E, Caritat A, Figueras M. Seasonal variation in transcript abundance in cork tissue analyzed by real time RT-PCR. Tree Physiol. 2008;28:743-51 pubmed
    ..cork biosynthesis and regulation was made available opening new possibilities for molecular studies in cork oak (Quercus suber L.)...
  38. Ballesteros J, Stoffel M, Bollschweiler M, Bodoque J, Díez Herrero A. Flash-flood impacts cause changes in wood anatomy of Alnus glutinosa, Fraxinus angustifolia and Quercus pyrenaica. Tree Physiol. 2010;30:773-81 pubmed publisher
    ..and ring-porous (Fraxinus angustifolia Vahl. and Quercus pyrenaica Willd.) trees in a Mediterranean environment...
  39. Parent C, Crèvecoeur M, Capelli N, Dat J. Contrasting growth and adaptive responses of two oak species to flooding stress: role of non-symbiotic haemoglobin. Plant Cell Environ. 2011;34:1113-26 pubmed publisher
  40. Morin X, Roy J, Sonié L, Chuine I. Changes in leaf phenology of three European oak species in response to experimental climate change. New Phytol. 2010;186:900-10 pubmed publisher
    ..warming and reduced precipitation, of several populations of three European oaks, two deciduous species (Quercus robur, Quercus pubescens) and one evergreen species (Quercus ilex), in a Mediterranean site...
  41. Jumpponen A, Jones K. Seasonally dynamic fungal communities in the Quercus macrocarpa phyllosphere differ between urban and nonurban environments. New Phytol. 2010;186:496-513 pubmed publisher
    The fungal richness, diversity and community composition in the Quercus macrocarpa phyllosphere were compared across a growing season in trees located in six stands within and outside a small urban center using 454-sequencing and DNA ..
  42. Nicholls J, Preuss S, Hayward A, Melika G, Csóka G, Nieves Aldrey J, et al. Concordant phylogeography and cryptic speciation in two Western Palaearctic oak gall parasitoid species complexes. Mol Ecol. 2010;19:592-609 pubmed publisher
    ..Temporal patterns of lineage divergence were congruent within and across trophic levels, supporting the Contemporary Host-tracking Hypothesis for community evolution...
  43. Herrmann S, Buscot F. Cross talks at the morphogenetic, physiological and gene regulation levels between the mycobiont Piloderma croceum and oak microcuttings (Quercus robur) during formation of ectomycorrhizas. Phytochemistry. 2007;68:52-67 pubmed
    ..The system was used for first molecular and transcriptomic studies based on a subtractive suppressive hybridization, a macro-array experiment and the research for specific genes...
  44. Smith M, Douhan G, Rizzo D. Intra-specific and intra-sporocarp ITS variation of ectomycorrhizal fungi as assessed by rDNA sequencing of sporocarps and pooled ectomycorrhizal roots from a Quercus woodland. Mycorrhiza. 2007;18:15-22 pubmed publisher
    ..from sporocarps and pooled roots from 68 species of ectomycorrhizal fungi collected at a single site in a Quercus woodland. We detected ITS variation in 27 species, roughly 40% of the taxa examined...
  45. Morris M, Smith M, Rizzo D, Rejmánek M, Bledsoe C. Contrasting ectomycorrhizal fungal communities on the roots of co-occurring oaks (Quercus spp.) in a California woodland. New Phytol. 2008;178:167-76 pubmed publisher
    ..To gain insights into the role of host species in structuring EM communities, EM communities on sympatric oak (Quercus) species were compared in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California...
  46. Voicu M, Cooke J, Zwiazek J. Aquaporin gene expression and apoplastic water flow in bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) leaves in relation to the light response of leaf hydraulic conductance. J Exp Bot. 2009;60:4063-75 pubmed publisher
    It has previously been shown that hydraulic conductance in bur oak leaves (Quercus macrocarpa Michx...
  47. Espelta J, Cortés P, Molowny Horas R, Sánchez Humanes B, Retana J. Masting mediated by summer drought reduces acorn predation in Mediterranean oak forests. Ecology. 2008;89:805-17 pubmed
    ..existence of an environmental factor enforcing synchrony in acorn production in two sympatric Mediterranean oaks (Quercus ilex and Q...
  48. Valbuena Carabaña M, González Martínez S, Hardy O, Gil L. Fine-scale spatial genetic structure in mixed oak stands with different levels of hybridization. Mol Ecol. 2007;16:1207-19 pubmed
    ..Nine highly polymorphic microsatellite (nuSSR) loci were analysed in three mixed oak populations of Quercus pyrenaica and Quercus petraea (Montejo, Somosierra and Robregordo) with different density and hybridization rates...
  49. Challis R, Mutun S, Nieves Aldrey J, Preuss S, Rokas A, Aebi A, et al. Longitudinal range expansion and cryptic eastern species in the western Palaearctic oak gallwasp, Andricus coriarius. Mol Ecol. 2007;16:2103-14 pubmed
    ..It belongs to a clade of host-alternating Andricus species that requires host oaks in two sections of Quercus subgenus Quercus to complete its lifecycle, a requirement that has restricted the historic distribution and ..
  50. Sterck F, Zweifel R, Sass Klaassen U, Chowdhury Q. Persisting soil drought reduces leaf specific conductivity in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and pubescent oak (Quercus pubescens). Tree Physiol. 2008;28:529-36 pubmed
    ..Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and pubescent oak (Quercus pubescens Willd...
  51. Roussel M, Dreyer E, Montpied P, Le Provost G, Guehl J, Brendel O. The diversity of (13)C isotope discrimination in a Quercus robur full-sib family is associated with differences in intrinsic water use efficiency, transpiration efficiency, and stomatal conductance. J Exp Bot. 2009;60:2419-31 pubmed publisher
    ..CO(2) (Delta(13)C) is under tight genetic control in many plant species, including the pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.) full-sib progeny used in this study...
  52. Okaura T, Quang N, Ubukata M, Harada K. Phylogeographic structure and late Quaternary population history of the Japanese oak Quercus mongolica var. crispula and related species revealed by chloroplast DNA variation. Genes Genet Syst. 2007;82:465-77 pubmed
    ..trnL-trnF, atpB-rbcL, and trnH-psbA speacers, trnL intron, and matK gene) with regard to the Japanese oak (Quercus mongolica var. crispula) and 3 related species in the section Prinus (Q. serrata, Q. dentata and Q...
  53. Arend M, Kuster T, Günthardt Goerg M, Dobbertin M. Provenance-specific growth responses to drought and air warming in three European oak species (Quercus robur, Q. petraea and Q. pubescens). Tree Physiol. 2011;31:287-97 pubmed publisher
    ..to experimentally applied drought and air warming were studied in saplings of three European oak species: Quercus robur, Quercus petraea and Quercus pubescens...
  54. Derory J, Scotti Saintagne C, Bertocchi E, Le Dantec L, Graignic N, Jauffres A, et al. Contrasting relationships between the diversity of candidate genes and variation of bud burst in natural and segregating populations of European oaks. Heredity (Edinb). 2010;104:438-48 pubmed publisher
    ..6 kb) for the time of bud burst in nine sessile oak (Quercus petraea) populations distributed in central and northern Europe...
  55. Vaz M, Pereira J, Gazarini L, David T, David J, Rodrigues A, et al. Drought-induced photosynthetic inhibition and autumn recovery in two Mediterranean oak species (Quercus ilex and Quercus suber). Tree Physiol. 2010;30:946-56 pubmed publisher
    ..photosynthesis to summer drought and autumn rewetting were studied in two evergreen Mediterranean oak species, Quercus ilex spp. rotundifolia and Quercus suber...
  56. Kim J, Kim H, Kim S, Lee K, Ham I, Whang W. Antioxidative compounds from Quercus salicina Blume stem. Arch Pharm Res. 2008;31:274-8 pubmed publisher
    The chromatographic separation of MeOH extract from the Quercus salicina Blume Stem led to the isolation of five phenolic compounds...
  57. Tack A, Roslin T. The relative importance of host-plant genetic diversity in structuring the associated herbivore community. Ecology. 2011;92:1594-604 pubmed
    ..As the next step in community genetics, we should then start asking not only whether genetic diversity matters, but under what circumstances its imprint is accentuated...
  58. Alberto F, Niort J, Derory J, Lepais O, Vitalis R, Galop D, et al. Population differentiation of sessile oak at the altitudinal front of migration in the French Pyrenees. Mol Ecol. 2010;19:2626-39 pubmed publisher
    ..on the level and structure of genetic diversity, a genetic survey was conducted in 12 populations of sessile oak (Quercus petraea) located between 130 and 1660 m in two parallel valleys on the northern side of the Pyrenees Mountains...
  59. Ramírez Valiente J, Lorenzo Z, Soto A, Valladares F, Gil L, Aranda I. Elucidating the role of genetic drift and natural selection in cork oak differentiation regarding drought tolerance. Mol Ecol. 2009;18:3803-15 pubmed publisher
    ..molecular and quantitative genetic differentiation in a common garden experiment including thirteen cork oak (Quercus suber L.) populations across a gradient of rainfall and temperature...
  60. Echevarría Zomeño S, Ariza D, Jorge I, Lenz C, Del Campo A, Jorrín J, et al. Changes in the protein profile of Quercus ilex leaves in response to drought stress and recovery. J Plant Physiol. 2009;166:233-45 pubmed publisher
    To characterize the molecular response of holm oak to drought stress and its capacity to recover 9-month-old Quercus ilex seedlings were subjected to three treatments for a 14-d period: (i) continuous watering to field capacity (control ..
  61. Nakanishi A, Tomaru N, Yoshimaru H, Manabe T, Yamamoto S. Effects of seed- and pollen-mediated gene dispersal on genetic structure among Quercus salicina saplings. Heredity (Edinb). 2009;102:182-9 pubmed publisher
    We evaluated the effects of seed- and pollen-mediated gene dispersal on genetic structure among Quercus salicina saplings. Parentage analysis using 10 microsatellite markers indicated that the 111 adult trees located within a 11...
  62. Nakanishi A, Tomaru N, Yoshimaru H, Manabe T, Yamamoto S. Interannual genetic heterogeneity of pollen pools accepted by Quercus salicina individuals. Mol Ecol. 2005;14:4469-78 pubmed
    ..of molecular variance, in the genetic composition of pollen pools among different reproductive years for six Quercus salicina seed parents in an 11.56-ha plot in a temperate old-growth evergreen broadleaved forest...
  63. Stone G, Hernandez Lopez A, Nicholls J, di Pierro E, Pujade Villar J, Melika G, et al. Extreme host plant conservatism during at least 20 million years of host plant pursuit by oak gallwasps. Evolution. 2009;63:854-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Western Palaearctic oak gallwasps (Cynipidae: Cynipini), a species-rich lineage of specialist herbivores on oak (Quercus)...
  64. Poyatos R, Cermak J, Llorens P. Variation in the radial patterns of sap flux density in pubescent oak (Quercus pubescens) and its implications for tree and stand transpiration measurements. Tree Physiol. 2007;27:537-48 pubmed
    ..in sap flux density across the sapwood was assessed by the heat field deformation method in several trees of Quercus pubescens Wild., a ring-porous species...
  65. Galle A, Haldimann P, Feller U. Photosynthetic performance and water relations in young pubescent oak (Quercus pubescens) trees during drought stress and recovery. New Phytol. 2007;174:799-810 pubmed
    ..gas exchange, chlorophyll a fluorescence and leaf compounds related to photoprotection were analysed in young Quercus pubescens trees under field conditions during two summers (2004 and 2005) of progressive drought and subsequent ..
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