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Xuan Liu

Plant Physiologist


Agricultural Water Efficiency and Salinity Research Unit
U.S. Salinity Laboratory

450 W Big Springs Road
Riverside, CA 92507
Phone:(951) 369-4838

 

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ARS Publications
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U.S. Salinity Laboratory Publications:

Liu X. and D.L. Suarez. 2021. Lima bean growth, leaf stomatal and nonstomatal limitations to photosynthesis, and 13C discrimination in Response to saline irrigation. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 146(2):132–144. https://doi.org/10.21273/JASHS04996-20.

Uçgun, K., J.F.S. Ferreira, X. Liu, L.B. Filho, D.L. Suarez, C.F. Lacerda and D. Sandhu. 2020. Germination and growth of Spinach under potassium deficiency and irrigation with high-salinity water. Plants. 9(12). Article 1739. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9121739.

Sandhu, D., A. Kaundal, B.R. Acharya, T. Forest, M.V. Pudussery, X. Liu, J.F.S. Ferreira and D.L. Suarez. 2020. Linking diverse salinity responses of 14 almond rootstocks with physiological, biochemical, and genetic determinants. Scientific Reports. 10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-78036-4.

Ferreira, J.F.S., J.B. Filho, X. Liu and D. Sandhu. 2020. Spinach plants favor the absorption of K+ over Na+ regardless of salinity, and may benefit from Na+ when K+ is deficient in the soil. Plants. 9(4). https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9040507.

Ibekwe, A.M., S. Ors, J.F.S. Ferreira, X. Liu, D.L. Suarez, J. Ma, A. Ghasemimianaei and C. Yang. 2020. Functional relationships between aboveground and belowground spinach (Spinacia oleracea L., cv. Racoon) microbiomes impacted by salinity and drought. Science of the Total Environment. 717. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137207.

Ferreira, J.F.S., X. Liu and D.L. Suarez. 2019. Fruit yield and survival of five commercial strawberry cultivars under field cultivation and salinity stress. Scientia Horticulturae. 243:401-410. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2018.07.016.

Sandhu, D., M.V. Pudussery, J.F.S. Ferreira, X. Liu, A. Pallete, K.K. Grover and K.E. Hummer. 2019. Variable salinity responses and comparative gene expression in woodland strawberry genotypes. Scientia Horticulturae. 254:61-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2019.04.071.

Cornacchione, M.V., J.F.S. Ferreira, X. Liu and D.L. Suarez. 2018. Physiological and biochemical responses of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) to salinity stress. Proceedings of the Second World of Alfalfa Congress. 179.

Ferreira, J.F.S., D. Sandhu, X. Liu and J.J. Halvorson. 2018. Spinach (Spinacea oleracea, L.) response to salinity: nutritional value, physiological parameters, antioxidant capacity, and gene expression. Agriculture. 8(10):163. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture8100163.

Lacerda, C.F., J.F.S. Ferreira, D.L. Suarez, E.D. Freitas, X. Liu and A.A. Ribeiro. 2018. Evidence of nitrogen and potassium losses in soil columns cultivated with maize under salt stress. Revista Brasileira de Engeharia Agricola e Ambiental. 22(8):553-557. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1807-1929/agriambi.v22n8p553-557

Bhagia, S., J.F.S.. Ferreira, N. Koothari, A. Nunez, X. Liu, N.D.S. Dias, D.L. Suarez, R. Kumar and C. Wyman. 2017. Sugar yield and composition of tubers from jerusalem (Helianthus tuberosus) artichoke irrigated with saline waters. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1002/bit.26582.

Huang, L., X. Liu, Z. Wang, Z. Liang, M. Wang, M. Liu and D.L. Suarez. 2017. Interactive effects of pH, EC and nitrogen on yields and nutrient absorption of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Agricultural Water Management. 194:48-57. doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2017.08.012.

Ibekwe, A.M., S. Ors, J.F.S.. Ferreira, X. Liu and D.L. Suarez. 2016. Seasonal induced changes in spinach rhizosphere microbial community structure with varying salinity and drought. Science of the Total Environment. 579:1485-1495. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.151.

Dias, N.S., J.F.S. Ferreira, X. Liu and D.L. Suarez. 2016. Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus, L.) maintains high inulin, tuber yield, and antioxidant capacity under moderately-saline irrigation waters. Industrial Crops and Products. 94:1009-1024. doi:10.1016/j.indcrop.2016.09.0029.

Ferreira, J.F.S., S. Ors and X. Liu. 2014. Effect of drought and salinity on the antioxidant capacity and nutritional composition of spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.). Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture. (Submitted).

Lacerda, C.F., J.F.S. Ferreira, X. Liu and D.L. Suarez. 2015. Evapotranspiration as a criterion to estimate nitrogen requirement of maize under salt stress. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 181(3):192-202. doi:10.1111/jac.12145.

Ferreira, J.F.S., M.V. Cornacchione, X. Liu and D.L. Suarez. 2015. Nutrient composition, forage parameters, and antioxidant capacity of alfalfa (Medicago sativa, L.) in response to saline irrigation water. Agriculture. 5:577-597. doi:10.3390/agriculture5030577.

Liu, X. and C.M. Grieve. 2009. Accumulation of Chiro-inositol and other non-structural carbohydrates in Limonium species in response to saline irrigation waters. J. American Society for Horticultural Science. 329-336.

Walia, H., C. Wilson, P. Condamine, X. Liu, A.M. Ismail, L. Zeng, S.I. Wanamaker, J. Mandal, J. Xu, X Cui and T.J. Close. 2005. Comparative transciptional profiling of two contrasting rice genotypes under salinity stress during the vegetation growth stage. Plant Physiology. 139:822-835. doi:10.1104/pp.105.065961.

Liu, X., C. Wilson and C.M. Grieve. 2005. Effect of salinity on accumulation of Chiro-inositol and other non-structural carbohydrates in Limonium. In: International Salinity Forum, Managing Saline Soils and Water: Science, Technology, and Soil Issues. Riverside, CA. 93-96.

Wilson, C., X. Liu and L. Zeng. 2005. Elevated CO2 influences salt tolerance of rice. In: International Salinity Forum, Managing Saline Soils and Water: Science, Technology, and Soil Issues. Riverside, CA. 481-484.

Wilson, C., X. Liu, S.M. Lesch and D.L. Suarez. 2006. Growth response of major USA cowpea cultivars. II. Effect of salinity on leaf gas exchange. Plant Science. 170(6):1095-1101. doi:10.1016/j.plantsci.2006.01.010.

Zeng, L., T-R. Kwon, X. Liu, C. Wilson, C.M. Grieve and G.B. Gregorio. 2004. Genetic diversity analyzed by microsatellite markers among rice (Oryza stiva L.) genotypes with different adaptations to saline soils. Plant Science. 166:1275-1285.

Wilson, C., X. Liu, S.M. Lesch and D.L. Suarez. 2006. Growth response of major USA cowpea cultivars. I. Biomass accumulation and salt tolerance. HortScience. 41(1):225-230

 

Xuan Liu’s Major Publications before ARS   

Robinson, P.W., M.V. X. Liu, C. Adams, G. Witney and M.L. Arpaia. 2002. Development of a Phenological Model of Avocado Tree Growth in California. Acta Hort. 575: 859-864.DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2002.575.102

Liu, X., M.V. Mickelbart, P.W. Robinson, R. Hofshi and M.L. Arpaia. 2002. Photosynthetic characteristics of avocado leaves. Acta Hort. 575:865-874. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2002.575.103

Liu, X., J. Sievert, M.L. Arpaia and M.A. Madore. 2002. Postulated physiological roles of the seven-carbon sugars, mannoheptulose and perseitol in avocado.  J. Amer. Soc Hort. Sci. 127:108-114. DOI: 10.21273/JASHS.127.1.108

Liu, X., R. Hofshi and M.L. Arpaia. 1999. ‘Hass’ avocado leaf growth, abscission, carbon production and fruit set. In: M. L. Arpaia and R. Hofshi (eds.), Proceedings of Avocado Brainstorming. Session 3. Canopy Management. Pages 52-55. http://www.avocadosource.com

Liu, X., P.W. Robinson, M.A. Madore, G.W. Witney and M.L. Arpaia. 1999. ‘Hass’ avocado carbohydrate fluctuations. II. Fruit growth and ripening. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 124:676-681. DOI:10.21273/JASHS.124.6.676

Liu, X., P.W. Robinson, M.A. Madore, G.W. Witney and M.L. Arpaia. 1999. ‘Hass’ avocado carbohydrate fluctuations. I. Growth and phenology.  J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 124:671-675. DOI: 10.21273/JASHS.124.6.676

Yang, S., X. Liu and M.T. Tyree. 1998. A model of stomatal conductance in sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.). J. Theor. Biol. 191:197-211. https://doi.org/10.1006/jtbi.1997.0583

Liu, X. and M.T. Tyree. 1997. Root carbohydrate reserves, mineral nutrient concentrations and biomass in a healthy and a declining sugar maple (Acer saccharum) stand. Tree Physiol. 17:179-185. DOI: 10.1093/treephys/17.3.179

Liu, X., D.S. Ellsworth and M.T. Tyree. 1997. Leaf nutrition and photosynthetic performance of sugar maple (Acer saccharum) in stands with contrasting health conditions. Tree Physiol. 17:169-178. DOI: 10.1093/treephys/17.3.169

Liu, X., G. Sherman, P. Robinson, G.W. Witney and M.L. Arpaia. 1995. Nectar sugar composition of selected avocado cultivars and related species. Subtropical Fruit News 3:8-9.

Ellsworth, D.S. and X. Liu. 1994. Photosynthesis and canopy nutrition of four sugar maple forests on acid soils in northern Vermont. Can. J. For. Res. 24:2118-2127. DOI: 10.1139/x94-272

Yu, H., S.S. Wang, T.B. Chen and X. Liu. 1993. Study of the effects of carbon dioxide concentration doubling on yield of crops grown in fields. Proceedings of International Symposium of Agricultural Meteorology, Beijing, P.R. China.

Liu, X. and H. Yu. 1992. Phenomenal simulation of the responses of stomatal conductance to environmental factors and water status in crop community (Review). In: Study of Relationship between Crop and Water. Xianqun Xie and Huning Yu (eds.), Scientific Press, Sinica. Pp.359-367.

Liu, X. and H. Yu. 1990. The study of canopy stomatal conductance with dividing layer method in the winter wheat field. Acta Botanica Sinica 32:390‑396.

Yu. H. and X. Liu. 1990. Research on the CO2 flux density and the water use efficiency of wheat canopy. Chinese J. Agrometeo. 11:18-22.

Liu, X. and H. Yu. 1990. A preliminary study of water use efficiency of wheat population. Collectives of Geography Sinica. Scientific Press Sinica. pp.137-144.

Liu, X. and H. Yu. 1989. Measurement of CO2 concentration gradients in the atmosphere near crop canopy. Plant Physiol. Comm. Sinica, No. 2:64‑67.

Liu, X. and T. Wang. 1988. Mathematical simulation of responses of wheat stomata to environmental factors in the field. Acta Phytophysiol. Sinica 14:136‑144.