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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Response and Adaptation of Crops and Weeds to Elevated C02 and Global Warming

Location: Crop Systems & Global Change

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Weedy (red) rice: An emerging constraint to global rice production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(04-Jun-14)
Combined effects of CO2 enrichment, changes in diurnal light level and water stress on foliar metabolites of potato plants grown in naturally sunlit controlled environment chambers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(12-May-14)
Water stress effects on single leaf gas exchange and on C4 pathway enzymes of maize genotypes with differing abiotic stress tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(07-May-14)
CO2 enrichment at night affects the growth and yield of common beans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A. 2014. CO2 enrichment at night affects the growth and yield of common beans. Crop Science. 54:1-4.
Limitations to soybean photosynthesis at elevated carbon dioxide in free-air enrichment and open top chamber systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A. 2014. Limitations to soybean photosynthesis at elevated carbon dioxide in free-air enrichment and open top chamber systems. Plant Science. 226:131-135.
Corn growth response to elevated CO2 varies with the amount of nitrogen applied - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A. 2014. Corn growth response to elevated CO2 varies with the amount of nitrogen applied. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 5:306-312.
Assessment of cultivated and wild, weedy rice lines to concurrent changes in CO2 concentration and air temperature: Determining traits for enhanced seed yield with increasing atmospheric CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Tomecek, M.B., Gealy, D.R. 2014. Assessment of cultivated and wild, weedy rice lines to concurrent changes in CO2 concentration and air temperature: Determining traits for enhanced seed yield with increasing atmospheric CO2. Functional Plant Biology. 41:236-243.
Drought responses of foliar metabolites in three maize hybrids differing in water stress tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnaby, J.Y., Kim, M.S., Bauchan, G.R., Bunce, J.A., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2013. Drought responses of foliar metabolites in three maize hybrids differing in water stress tolerance. PLoS One. 8(10):1-10.
Does elevated CO2 protect photosynthesis from damage by high temperature via modifying leaf water status in maize seedlings? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qu, M., Bunce, J.A. 2014. Does elevated CO2 protect photosynthesis from damage by high temperature via modifying leaf water status in maize seedlings? Photosynthetica. 52:211-216.
Combined effects of CO2 enrichment and elevated growth temperatures on metabolites in soybean leaflets; evidence for dynamic changes of TCA cycle intermediates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2013. Combined effects of CO2 enrichment and elevated growth temperatures on metabolites in soybean leaflets; evidence for dynamic changes of TCA cycle intermediates. Planta. 238:369-380.
Photosynthetic pathway as a predictor of competitive outcomes and potential yield loss for tomato in competition with a C3 and C4 weed at enhanced atmospheric C02 and two growth temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valerio, M., Tomecek, M.B., Lovelli, S., Ziska, L.H. 2013. Photosynthetic pathway as a predictor of competitive outcomes and potential yield loss for tomato in competition with a C3 and C4 weed at enhanced atmospheric C02 and two growth temperatures. European Journal of Agronomy. 50:60-65.
Effects of pulses of elevated carbon dioxide concentration on stomatal conductance and photosynthesis in wheat and rice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A. 2013. Effects of pulses of elevated carbon dioxide concentration on stomatal conductance and photosynthesis in wheat and rice. Physiologia Plantarum. 149:214-221.
Vulnerability of lodging risk to elevated CO2 and increased soil temperature differs between rice cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Ziska, L.H., Sakai, H., Zhu, J., Hasegawa, T. 2013. Vulnerability of lodging risk to elevated CO2 and increased soil temperature differs between rice cultivars. European Journal of Agronomy. 46:20-24.
Evolving CO2 hungry crops: Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population - (Popular Publication)
Ziska, L.H., Howden, M. 2012. Evolving CO2 hungry crops: Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population. Popular Publication. Available: www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/33530/title/Opinion--Evolving-CO2-Hungry-Crops/.
Observed changes in soyabean growth and seed yield from Albutilon theophrasti competition as a function of carbon dioxide concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2013. Observed changes in soyabean growth and seed yield from Albutilon theophrasti competition as a function of carbon dioxide concentration. Weed Research. 53:140-145.
Food security and climate change: On the potential to adapt global crop production by active selection to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A., Shimono, H., Gealy, D.R., Baker, J.T., Newton, P.C., Reynolds, M.P., Jagadish, K.S., Zhu, C., Howden, M., Wilson, L.T. 2012. Food security and climate change: On the potential to adapt global crop production by active selection to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 279:4097-4105.
Responses of metabolites in soybean shoot apices to changing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher, Jr., R.C. 2012. Responses of metabolites in soybean shoot apices to changing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. International Journal of Agronomy. DOI: ORG/10.1155/2012/309153.
Leaf transpiration efficiency in corn varieties grown at elevated carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A. 2012. Leaf transpiration efficiency in corn varieties grown at elevated carbon dioxide. Crop Science. 52:2714-2717.
Projected climate change and the role of water availability on weed-induced losses in processing tomato for Southern Italy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valerio, M., Lovelli, S., Perniola, M., Ditommaso, T., Ziska, L.H. 2012. Projected climate change and the role of water availability on weed-induced losses in processing tomato for Southern Italy. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica. 63:62-68.
Responses of cotton and wheat photosynthesis and growth to cyclic variation in carbon dioxide concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A. 2012. Responses of cotton and wheat photosynthesis and growth to cyclic variation in carbon dioxide concentration. Photosynthetica. 50:395-400.
Recent and projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration can enhance gene flow between wild and genetically altered rice (Oryza sativa) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Gealy, D.R., Tomecek, M.B., Jackson, A.K., Black, H.L. 2012. Recent and projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration can enhance gene flow between wild and genetically altered rice (Oryza sativa). PLoS One. 7(5). DOI:10.1371/Journal.Pone.
Effects of ambient and elevated carbon dioxide on the responses of leaf gas exchange, multispectral imaging and primary metabolism of water-stress resistant transgenic maize to drought - (Abstract Only)
Barnaby, J.Y., Kim, M.S., Cho, B., Reddy, V., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2012. Effects of ambient and elevated carbon dioxide on the responses of leaf gas exchange, multispectral imaging and primary metabolism of water-stress resistant transgenic maize to drought. BARC Poster Day.
Plant response to elevated C02 - (Review Article)
Barnaby, J.Y., Ziska, L.H. 2012. Plant response to elevated C02. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0023718.
The temporal and species dynamics of photosynthetic acclimation in flag leaves of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under elevated carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Zhu, J., Zeng, Q., Xie, Z., Tang, H., Ziska, L.H., Haseggawa, T. 2012. The temporal and species dynamics of photosynthetic acclimation in flag leaves of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under elevated carbon dioxide. Physiologia Plantarum. 145:395-405.
Responses of growth and primary metabolism of water-stressed barley roots to rehydration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C., Timlin, D.J., Bailey, B.A. 2012. Responses of growth and primary metabolism of water-stressed barley roots to rehydration. Journal of Plant Physiology. 169:686-695. DOI:10.1016/J.JPLPH.2012.01.002.
Elevated carbon dioxide alters the relative fitness of Taraxacum officinale genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A. 2012. Elevated carbon dioxide alters the relative fitness of Taraxacum officinale genotypes. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3:202-208.
A new method of applying a controlled soil water stress, and its effect on the growth of cotton and soybean seedlings at ambient and elevated carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A., Nasyrov, M. 2012. A new method of applying a controlled soil water stress, and its effect on the growth of cotton and soybean seedlings at ambient and elevated carbon dioxide. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 77:165-169.
Impact of carbon dioxide enrichment on the responses of maize leaf transcripts and metabolites to water stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C., Barnaby, J.Y. 2012. Impact of carbon dioxide enrichment on the responses of maize leaf transcripts and metabolites to water stress. Physiologia Plantarum. 144:238-253.
Quantifying the effect of drought on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between a C3 crop (tomato) and a C4 weed (Amaranthus retroflexus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valerio, M., Tomecek, M.B., Lovelli, S., Ziska, L.H. 2011. Quantifying the effect of drought on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between a C3 crop (tomato) and a C4 weed (Amaranthus retroflexus). Weed Research. 51(6):591-600. DOI:10.1111/J.1365-3180.2011.00874.
Carbon partitioning and the impact of starch deficiency on the initial response of Arabidopsis to chilling temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sicher Jr, R.C. 2011. Carbon partitioning and the impact of starch deficiency on the initial response of Arabidopsis to chilling temperatures. Plant Science. 181:167-176.
Climate change, carbon dioxide, and global crop production: Adaptation to uncertainty - (Book / Chapter)
Ziska, L.H. 2011. Climate change, carbon dioxide and global crop production: Food security and uncertainty. In: Dinar, A., Mendelsohn, R., editors. Handbook on Climate Change and Agriculture. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. p. 9-31.
Some performance characteristics of an area distributed free air carbon dioxide enrichment (FACE) system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A. 2011. Some performance characteristics of an area distributed free air carbon dioxide enrichment (FACE) system. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 151:1152-1157.
Recent warming by latitude associated with increased length of ragweed pollen season in central North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Knowlton, K., Rogers, C.A., Dalan, D., Tierney, N., Elder, M.A., Filley, W., Shropshire, J., Ford, L., Hedberg, C.L., Fleetwood, P., Hovanky, K.T., Kavanaugh, T., Fulford, G., Vrtis, R., Patz, J., Portnoy, J.M., Coates, F.A., Bielory, L., Frenz, D.A. 2011. Recent warming by latitude associated with increased length of ragweed pollen season in central North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108: 4248-4251.
Leaf transpiration efficiency of sweet corn varieties from three eras of breeding     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bunce, J.A. 2011. Leaf transpiration efficiency of sweet corn varieties from three eras of breeding. Crop Science. 51:793-799.
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