Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
- Evaluation of the growth response of six invasive species to past, present and future atmospheric carbon dioxideLewis H Ziska
USDA ARS Alternate Crop and Systems Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Center, Bldg 001, Room 342, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
J Exp Bot 54:395-404. 2003..Although additional data are needed, the current study suggests the possibility that recent increases in atmospheric CO(2) during the 20th century may have been a factor in the selection of these species...
- Rising atmospheric CO2 is reducing the protein concentration of a floral pollen source essential for North American beesLewis H Ziska
Crop Systems and Global Change Laboratory, USDA ARS, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
Proc Biol Sci 283:. 2016....
- Food security and climate change: on the potential to adapt global crop production by active selection to rising atmospheric carbon dioxideLewis H Ziska
Crop Systems and Global Change Laboratory, USDA ARS, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
Proc Biol Sci 279:4097-105. 2012....
- Recent and projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration can enhance gene flow between wild and genetically altered rice (Oryza sativa)Lewis H Ziska
Crop Systems and Global Change Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e37522. 2012..Overall, these data suggest that differential phenological responses to rising atmospheric CO(2) could result in enhanced flow of novel genes and greater success of feral plant species in agroecosystems...
- Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and plant biology: the overlooked paradigmLewis H Ziska
Crop Systems and Global Change Laboratory, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, USA
DNA Cell Biol 27:165-72. 2008
- Rising CO(2), climate change, and public health: exploring the links to plant biologyLewis H Ziska
U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Crop Systems and Global Change Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
Environ Health Perspect 117:155-8. 2009..Although the issue of anthropogenic climate forcing and public health is widely recognized, one fundamental aspect has remained underappreciated: the impact of climatic change on plant biology and the well-being of human systems...
- Recent warming by latitude associated with increased length of ragweed pollen season in central North AmericaLewis Ziska
Crop Systems and Global Change Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4248-51. 2011..If similar warming trends accompany long-term climate change, greater exposure times to seasonal allergens may occur with subsequent effects on public health...
- Cities as harbingers of climate change: common ragweed, urbanization, and public healthLewis H Ziska
Alternate Crop and Systems Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:290-5. 2003..Although controlled laboratory experiments have been conducted to demonstrate the sensitivity of allergenic pollen production to future climatic change (ie, increased CO(2) and temperature), no in situ data are available...
- Predicting the impact of changing CO(2) on crop yields: some thoughts on foodLewis H Ziska
Crop Systems and Global Change Laboratory, USDA ARS, Beltsville, MD, USA
New Phytol 175:607-18. 2007....
- Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric CO2Jacqueline E Mohan
Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:9086-9. 2006..Our results indicate that Toxicodendron taxa will become more abundant and more "toxic" in the future, potentially affecting global forest dynamics and human health...