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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Elizabeth A Ainsworth (Lisa)
Research Molecular Biologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Intensifying drought eliminates the expected benefits of elevated [CO2] for soybean -
Gray, S.B., Demody, O., Klein, S.P., Locke, A.M., McGrath, J.M., Paul, R.E., Rosenthal, D.M., Ruiz-Vera, U.M., Seibers, M.H., Strellner, R., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J., Ort, D.R. 2016. Intensifying drought eliminates the expected benefits of elevated [CO2] for soybean. Nature Plants. doi:10.1038/NPLANTS.2016.132.
Changes in leaf area, nitrogen content and canopy photosynthesis in soybean exposed to an ozone concentration gradient -
Oikawa, S., Ainsworth, E.A. 2016. Changes in leaf area, nitrogen content and canopy photosynthesis in soybean exposed to an ozone concentration gradient. Environmental Pollution. 215:347-355.
The importance of intraspecific variation in tree responses to elevated [CO2]: breeding and management of future forests -
Ainsworth, E.A. 2016. The importance of intraspecific variation in tree responses to elevated [CO2]: breeding and management of future forests. Tree Physiology. 36:679-681.
Has the sensitivity of soybean cultivars to ozone pollution increased with time? An analysis of published dose-response data -
Osborne, S.A., Mills, G., Hayes, F., Ainsworth, E.A., Buker, P., Emberson, L. 2016. Has the sensitivity of soybean cultivars to ozone pollution increased with time? An analysis of published dose-response data. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13318.
Has photosynthetic capacity increased with 80 years of soybean breeding? An examination of historical soybean cultivars -
Koester, R.P., Nohl, B.M., Diers, B.W., Ainsworth, E.A. 2016. Has photosynthetic capacity increased with 80 years of soybean breeding? An examination of historical soybean cultivars. Plant Cell and Environment. 39:1058-1067.
The grain drain. Ozone effects on historical maize and soybean yields -
McGrath, J.M., Betzelberger, A.M., Wang, S., Shook, E., Zhu, X., Long, S.P., Ainsworth, E.A. 2015. The grain drain. Ozone effects on historical maize and soybean yields. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112:14390-14395.
A comparative analysis of transcriptomic, biochemical and physiological responses to elevated ozone identifies species-specific mechanisms of resilience in legume crops -
Yendrek, C.R., Koester, R.P., Ainsworth, E.A. 2015. A comparative analysis of transcriptomic, biochemical and physiological responses to elevated ozone identifies species-specific mechanisms of resilience in legume crops. Journal of Experimental Botany. doi:10.1093/jxb/erv404.
Inoculation with an enhanced N2-fixing Bradyrhizobium japonicum strain (USDA110) does not alter soybean (Glycine max Merr.) response to elevated [CO2] -
Sanz-Saez, A., Heath, K.D., Burke, P.V., Ainsworth, E.A. 2015. Inoculation with an enhanced N2-fixing Bradyrhizobium japonicum strain (USDA110) does not alter soybean (Glycine max Merr.) response to elevated [CO2]. Plant Cell and Environment. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12577.
Heat waves imposed during early pod development in soybean (Glycine max) cause significant yield loss despite a rapid recovery from oxidative stress -
Siebers, M.H., Yendrek, C.R., Drag, D., Locke, A.M., Rios Acosta, L., Leakey, A., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J., Ort, D.R. 2015. Heat waves imposed during early pod development in soybean (Glycine max) cause significant yield loss despite a rapid recovery from oxidative stress. Global Change Biology. 8(21):3114-3125.
Distinct transcriptional profiles of ozone stress in soybean (Glycine max) flowers and pods -
Leisner, C.P., Ming, R., Ainsworth, E.A. 2014. Distinct transcriptional profiles of ozone stress in soybean (Glycine max) flowers and pods. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 14:335.
Is there the potential to adapt soybean (Glycine max Merr.) to future [CO2]? An analysis of the yield response of 18 genotypes in free air CO2 enrichment -
Bishop, K.A., Long, S.P., Betzelberger, A.M., Ainsworth, E.A. 2014. Is there the potential to adapt soybean (Glycine max Merr.) to future [CO2]? An analysis of the yield response of 18 genotypes in free air CO2 enrichment. Plant Cell and Environment. 38(9):1765-1774. doi: 10.1111/pce.12443.
How seasonal temperature or water inputs affect the relative response of C3 crops to elevated [CO2]: A global analysis of open top chamber and Free Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) studies -
Bishop, K.A., Leakey, A., Ainsworth, E.A. 2014. How seasonal temperature or water inputs affect the relative response of C3 crops to elevated [CO2]: A global analysis of open top chamber and Free Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) studies. Food and Energy Security. DOI: 10.1002/fes3.44.
Historical gains in soybean (Glycine max Merr.) seed yield are driven by linear increases in light interception, energy conversion, and partitioning efficiencies -
Koester, R.P., Skoneczka, J.A., Cary, T.R., Diers, B.W., Ainsworth, E.A. 2014. Historical gains in soybean (Glycine max Merr.) seed yield are driven by linear increases in light interception, energy conversion, and partitioning efficiencies. Journal of Experimental Botany. 65(12):3311-3321.
Sites of ozone sensitivity in diverse maize inbred lines -
Ainsworth, E.A., Brown, P.J., Leakey, A., McIntyre, L.M., Barrios-Perez, I., Dalsing, B., Erice, G., Leisner, C., Montes, C., Morse, A. 2014. Sites of ozone sensitivity in diverse maize inbred lines [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. P171.
A meta-analysis of responses of canopy photosynthetic conversion efficiency to environmental factors reveal major causes of yield gap -
Slattery, R.A., Ainsworth, E.A., Ort, D.R. 2013. A meta-analysis of responses of canopy photosynthetic conversion efficiency to environmental factors reveal major causes of yield gap. Journal of Experimental Botany. DOI:10.1093/jxb/ert207.
Genetic and environmental limitations on crop responses to elevated [CO2] -
Ozone's suffocating effect on soybean physiology, growth and yield -
Photosynthetic targets for improving crop tolerance to ozone -
Identifying physiological gains in the historic Midwest soybean germplasm -
Analysis of soybean leaf metabolism and seed coat transcriptome reveal sink strength is maintained under abiotic stress conditions -
How will the two major Midwest crops respond to global climate change? Results from ten years of investigation at SoyFACE -
Identifying physiological gains in the historic Midwest soybean germplasm -
Using leaf optical properties to detect ozone effects on foliar biochemistry -
Ainsworth, E.A., Serbin, S.P., Skoneczka, J.A., Townsend, P.A. 2013. Using leaf optical properties to detect ozone effects on foliar biochemistry. Photosynthesis Research. DOI:10.1007/s11120-013-9837-y.
Chronic ozone exacerbates the reduction in photosynthesis and acceleration of senescence caused by limited N availability in Nicotiana sylvestris -
Yendrek, C.R., Leisner, C.P., Ainsworth, E.A. 2013. Chronic ozone exacerbates the reduction in photosynthesis and acceleration of senescence caused by limited N availability in Nicotiana sylvestris. Global Change Biology. 19(10):3155-3166.
Maximizing soybean production in a high CO2 world -
Ozone exposure response for U.S. soybean cultivars: linear reductions in photosynthetic potential, biomass and yield -
Betzelberger, A.M., Yendrek, C.R., Sun, J., Leisner, C.P., Nelson, R.L., Ort, D.R., Ainsworth, E.A. 2012. Ozone exposure response for U.S. soybean cultivars: linear reductions in photosynthetic potential, biomass and yield. Plant Physiology. 160(4):1827-1839.
Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaptation -
Walthall, C.L., Hatfield, J.L., Marshall, E., Lengnick, L., Backlund, P., Adkins, S.T., Ainsworth, E.A., Booker, F.L., Blumenthal, D.M., Bunce, J.A., Burkey, K.O., Dabney, S.M., Goodrich, D.C., Lewers, K.S., Nearing, M.A., Ort, D.R., Pettigrew, W.T., Polley, H.W., Rosskopf, E.N., Srygley, R.B., Ziska, L.H., Delgado, J.A., Funk, A.J., Glenn, D.M., Morgan, J.A., White, J.W., Timlin, D.J., Mcclung, A.M. 2013. Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaption. Washington, DC: USDA Technical Bulletin 1935. 186 p.
The bench scientist's guide to RNA-Seq analysis -
Yendrek, C.R., Ainsworth, E.A., Thimmapuram, J. 2013. Method: The bench scientist's guide to RNA-Seq analysis. BMC Research Notes. 5:506.
Comparative transcriptomics implicates glutathione as a key regulator of ozone tolerance in legume crops -
Yendrek, C.R., Koester, R.P., Ainsworth, E.A. 2012. Comparative transcriptomics implicates glutathione as a key regulator of ozone tolerance in legume crops [abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Paper No. P23003.
Quantifying gaps in understanding of crop and ecosystem responses to elevated CO2 -
Bishop, K., Leakey, A., Ainsworth, E.A. 2012. Quantifying gaps in understanding of crop and ecosystem responses to elevated CO2 [abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Paper No. P23001.
Identifying physiological gains in the historic Midwest soybean germplasm -
Koester, R.P., Skoneczka, J.A., Diers, B.W., Ainsworth, E.A. 2012. Identifying physiological gains in the historic Midwest soybean germplasm [abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Paper No. P29001.
Field assessment of a snap bean ozone bioindicator system under elevated ozone and carbon dioxide in a free air system -
Burkey, K.O., Booker, F.L., Ainsworth, E.A., Nelson, R.L. 2012. Field assessment of a snap bean ozone bioindicator system under elevated ozone and carbon dioxide in a free air system. Environmental Pollution. 166:167-171.
Rising ozone concentrations decrease soybean evapotranspiration and water use efficiency while increasing canopy temperature -
VanLoocke, A., Betzelberger, A.M., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J. 2012. Rising ozone concentrations decrease soybean evapotranspiration and water use efficiency while increasing canopy temperature. New Phytologist. 195(1):164-171.
Weed interference with field-grown soybean (Glycine max) decreases under elevated [CO2] in a FACE experiment -
Davis, A.S., Ainsworth, E.A. 2012. Weed interference with field-grown soybean (Glycine max) decreases under elevated [CO2] in a FACE experiment. Weed Research. 52(3):277-285.
A multi-biome gap in understanding of crop and ecosystem responses to elevated CO2 -
Leakey, A., Bishop, K.A., Ainsworth, E.A. 2012. A multi-biome gap in understanding of crop and ecosystem responses to elevated CO2. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 15(3):228-236.
From climate change to molecular response: redox proteomics of ozone-induced responses in soybean -
Galant, A., Koester, R.P., Ainsworth, E.A., Hicks, L.M., Jez, J.M. 2012. From climate change to molecular response: redox proteomics of ozone-induced responses in soybean. New Phytologist. 194(1):220-229.
The effects of tropospheric ozone on net primary production and implications for climate change -
Ainsworth, E.A., Yendrek, C.R., Sitch, S., Collins, W.J., Emberson, L.D. 2012. The effects of tropospheric ozone on net primary production and implications for climate change. Annual Reviews of Plant Biology. 63:637-661.
Ozone decreases soybean productivity and water use efficiency -
Betzelberger, A.M., Vanloocke, A.D., Bernacchi, C.J., Ainsworth, E.A. 2011. Ozone decreases soybean productivity and water use efficiency [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. PA33B-1822.
Identifying molecular markers for ozone tolerance in soybean -
Ainsworth, E.A., Skoneczka, J.A., Nelson, R.L. 2012. Identifying molecular markers for ozone tolerance in soybean [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Paper No. W664.
Greater antioxidant and respiratory metabolism in field-grown soybean exposed to elevated O3 under both ambient and elevated CO2 concentrations -
Gillespie, K.M., Xu, F., Richter, K.T., McGrath, J.M., Markelz, R., Ort, D.R., Leakey, A., Ainsworth, E.A. 2012. Greater antioxidant and respiratory metabolism in field-grown soybean exposed to elevated O3 under both ambient and elevated CO2 concentrations. Plant Cell and Environment. 35(1):169-184.
Accelerating yield potential in soybean: potential targets for biotechnological improvement -
Ainsworth, E.A., Yendrek, C.R., Skoneczka, J.A., Long, S.P. 2011. Accelerating yield potential in soybean: potential targets for biotechnological improvement. Plant Cell and Environment. 35(1):38-52.
No minimum threshold for ozone-induced changes in soybean canopy fluxes -
Vanloocke, A., Bernacchi, C.J., Ainsworth, E.A., Betzelberger, A.M. 2011. No minimum threshold for ozone-induced changes in soybean canopy fluxes. [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. P06007.
Impact of simulated heat waves on soybean physiology and yield -
Quantifying the effects of ozone on plant reproductive growth and development -
Leisner, C.P., Ainsworth, E.A. 2012. Quantifying the effects of ozone on plant reproductive growth and development. Global Change Biology. 18(2):606-616.
Impact of simulated heat waves on soybean physiology and yield -
Siebers, M.H., Yendrek, C.R., Black, C., Drag, D.W., Rios, L., Leakey, A., Ainsworth, E.A., Delucia, E., Ort, D.R., Bernacchi, C.J. 2011. Impact of simulated heat waves on soybean physiology and yield [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. M2103.
Acclimation to Chronic O3 in Field-grown Soybean is Characterized by Decreased Photosynthetic Capacity -
Yendrek, C.R., Betzelberger, A.M., Nelson, R.L., Ainsworth, E.A. 2011. Acclimation to Chronic O3 in Field-grown Soybean is Characterized by Decreased Photosynthetic Capacity [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Midwestern Section Meeting. Paper No. T20.
Growth at Elevated Ozone or Elevated Carbon Dioxide Concentration Alters Antioxidant Capacity and Response to Acute Oxidative Stress in Soybean (Glycine max) -
Gillespie, K.M., Rogers, A., Ainsworth, E.A. 2011. Growth at elevated ozone or elevated carbon dioxide concentration alters antioxidant capacity and response to acute oxidative stress in soybean (Glycine max). Journal of Experimental Botany. 62(8):2667-2678.
Carbohydrate Export from the Leaf - A Highly Regulated Process and Target to Enhance Photosynthesis and Productivity -
Ainsworth, E.A., Bush, D.R. 2011. Carbohydrate export from the leaf - a highly regulated process and target to enhance photosynthesis and productivity. Plant Physiology. 155(1):64-69.
How Do We Improve Crop Production in a Warming World? Reprint Icon -
Ainsworth, E.A., Ort, D.R. 2010. How do we improve crop production in a warming world? Plant Physiology. 154:526-530.
Acclimation to Chronic O3 in Field-grown Soybean is Characterized by Increased Levels of TCA Cycle Transcripts and ROS Scavenging Compounds in Addition to Decreased Photosynthetic Capacity -
Yendrek, C.R., Betzelberger, A.M., Nelson, R.L., Ainsworth, E.A. 2010. Acclimation to Chronic O3 in Field-grown Soybean is Characterized by Increased Levels of TCA Cycle Transcripts and ROS Scavenging Compounds in Addition to Decreased Photosynthetic Capacity. Biennial Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean, August 8-11, 2010, Durham, NC.
Effects of Chronic Elevated Ozone Concentration on Antioxidant Capacity, Photosynthesis and Seed Yield of 10 Soybean Cultivars -
Betzelberger, A.M., Gillespie, K.M., Mcgrath, J.M., Koester, R.P., Nelson, R.L., Ainsworth, E.A. 2010. Effects of Chronic Elevated Ozone Concentration on Antioxidant Capacity, Photosynthesis and Seed Yield of 10 Soybean Cultivars. Plant Cell and Environment. 33(9):1569-1581. Available: doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2010.02165.x.
Ozone Exposure-Response in Field Grown Soybean: Characterizing Intraspecific Variability of Physiology and Biochemistry -
Betzelberger, A.M., Nelson, R.L., Ainsworth, E.A. 2010. Ozone Exposure-Response in Field Grown Soybean: Characterizing Intraspecific Variability of Physiology and Biochemistry [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Plant Biology 2010, July 31-August 4, 2010, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Available: http://www.aspb.org/meetings/pb-2010/.
Altered Physiological Function, Not Structure, Drives Increased Radiation-Use Efficiency of Soybean Grown at Elevated CO2 -
Rascher, U., Biskup, B., Leakey, A.D.B., McGrath, J.M., Ainsworth, E.A. 2010. Altered Physiological Function, Not Structure, Drives Increased Radiation-Use Efficiency of Soybean Grown at Elevated CO2. Photosynthesis Research. 105(1):15-25.
An investigation of widespread ozone damage to the soybean crop in the upper Midwest determined from ground-based and satellite measurements -
Fishman, J., Creilson, J., Parker, P.A., Ainsworth, E.A., Vining, G., Szarka, J., Booker, F.L., Xu, X. 2010. An investigation of widespread ozone damage to the soybean crop in the upper Midwest determined from ground-based and satellite measurements. 44:2248-2256.
Challenges in Elevated CO2 Experiments on Forests -
Calfapietra, C., Ainsworth, E.A., Beier, C., De Angelis, P., Ellsworth, D.S., Godbold, D.L., Hendrey, G.R., Hickler, T., Hoosbeek, M.R., Karnosky, D.F., King, J., Korner, C., Leakey, A., Lewin, K.F., Liberloo, M., Long, S.P., Lukac, M., Matyssek, R., Miglietta, F., Nagy, J., Norby, R.J., Oren, R., Percy, K.E., Rogers, A., Mugnozza, G.S., Stitt, M., Ceulemans, R. 2010. Challenges in Elevated CO2 Experiments on Forests. Trends in Plant Science. 15(1):5-10.
Will Elevated Carbon Dioxide Concentration Amplify the Benefits of Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes? -
Rogers, A., Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A.D.B. 2009. Will Elevated Carbon Dioxide Concentration Amplify the Benefits of Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes? Plant Physiology. 151:1009-1016.
Spring leaf flush in aspen (Populus tremuloides) clones is altered by growth at elevated carbon dioxide and elevated ozone -
McGrath, J.M., Karnosky, D.F., Ainsworth, E.A. 2010. Spring Leaf Flush In Aspen (Populus tremuloides) Clones Is Altered By Growth At Elevated Carbon Dioxide and Elevated Ozone. Environmental Pollution. 158(4):1023-1028.
Responses of Soybean Cultivars to Elevated CO2 and O3 -
Nelson, R.L., Ainsworth, E.A., Long, S., Ort, D.R. 2009. Responses of Soybean Cultivars to Elevated CO2 and O3 [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Abstracts, Annual International Meeting, November 1-5, 2009,Pittsburgh, PA. 2009 CDROM.
Responses of Soybean Cultivars to Elevated CO2 and O3 -
Nelson, R.L., Ainsworth, E.A., Long, S., Ort, D.R. 2009. Responses of Soybean Cultivars to Elevated CO2 and O3 [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the World Soybean Research Conference VIII, August 9-16, 2009, Beijing, China. 2009 CDROM.
Elevated Carbon Dioxide and Ozone Concentrations Alter Soybean Antioxidant Metabolism -
Gillespie, K.M., Xu, F., Rogers, A., Leakey, A., Ort, D.R., Ainsworth, E.A. 2009. Elevated Carbon Dioxide and Ozone Concentrations Alter Soybean Antioxidant Metabolism [abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Paper No. P17001.
Increased Cell-Wall Extensibility in Elevated CO2 and O3 Indicates Modification of Leaf Cell-Wall Structure -
McGrath, J.M., Ainsworth, E.A. 2009. Increased Cell-Wall Extensibility in Elevated CO2 and O3 Indicates Modification of Leaf Cell-Wall Structure [abstract]. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Plant Biology 2009, July 18-22, 2009, Honolulu, HI.
Temperature and Precipitation Interactions Eliminate Benefits of Free-air CO2 Enrichment to Soybean Water Relations in Two Out of Five Years -
Gray, S.B., McGrath, J.M., Dermody, O., Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A. 2009. Temperature and Precipitation Interactions Eliminate Benefits of Free-air CO2 Enrichment to Soybean Water Relations in Two Out of Five Years. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Plant Biology 2009, July 18-22, 2009, Honolulu, HI.
Direct effects of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide on crop yields -
Ainsworth, E.A., McGrath, J.M. 2009. Direct effects of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide on crop yields. In: Loebell, D. and Burke, M., editors. Climate Change and Food Security: Adapting Agriculture to a Warmer World. New York, NY: Springer. p. 109-132.
Elevated CO2 effects on plant carbon, nitrogen and water relations: Six important lessons from FACE -
Leakey, A.D.B., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J., Rogers, A., Long, S.P., Ort, D.R. 2009. Elevated CO2 Effects on Plant Carbon, Nitrogen and Water Relations: Six Important Lessons From FACE. Journal of Experimental Botany. 60(10):2859-2876.
Lessons From Two Decades of FACE Experiments -
Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J., Leakey, A., Rogers, A., Long, S.P., Ort, D.R. 2009. Lessons From Two Decades of FACE Experiments [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Aug 2-7, 2009, Albuquerque, NM. CDROM.
The genomic basis for stimulated respiration by plants growing under elevated carbon dioxide -
Leakey, Andrew D.B., Xu, Fangxiu., Gillespie, Kelly M., McGrath, Justin M., Ainsworth, Elizabeth A., Ort, Donald R. 2009. Genomic Basis for Stimulated Respiration by Plants Growing Under Elevated Carbon Dioxide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 106:3597-3602.
Gene expression profiling – opening the black box of plant ecosystem responses to global change -
Leakey, A.D.B., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernard, S.M., Markelz, R., Ort, D.R., Placella, S.A., Rogers, A., Smith, M.D., Sudderth, E.A., Weston, D.J., Wullschleger, S.D., Yuan, S. 2009. Gene expression profiling – opening the black box of plant ecosystem responses to global change. Global Change Biology. 15(5):1201-1213.
Arabidopsis Transcript and Metabolite Profiles: Ecotype-specific Acclimation to Open-air Elevated [CO2] -
Li, P., Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A.D.B., Ulanov, A., Lozovaya, V., Ort, D.R., Bohnert, H.J. 2008. Arabidopsis Transcript and Metabolite Profiles: Ecotype-specific Acclimation to Open-air Elevated [CO2]. Plant Cell and Environment. 31(11):1673-1687.
Quantifying the impact of current and future tropospheric ozone on tree biomass, growth, physiology and biochemistry: A quantitative meta-analysis -
Wittig, V.E., Ainsworth, E.A., Naidu, S.L., Karnosky, D.F., Long, S.L. 2009. Quantifying the impact of current and future tropospheric ozone on tree biomass, growth, physiology and biochemistry: A quantitative meta-analysis. Global Change Biology. 15(2):396-424.
Soybean Cultivar Variation in Response to Elevated Ozone Concentration -
Betzelberger, A., Mcgrath, J.M., Gillespie, K.M., Nelson, R.L., Ainsworth, E.A. 2008. Soybean Cultivar Variation in Response to Elevated Ozone Concentration [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 12th Biennial Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean, July 20-23, 2008, Indianpolis, IN. 2008 CDROM.
Impact of elevated ozone on growth, physiology and yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): A meta-analysis -
Feng, Z., Kobayashi, K., Ainsworth, E.A. 2008. Impact of elevated ozone on growth, physiology and yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): A meta-analysis. Global Change Biology. 14(11)2696-2708.
Next generation of elevated [CO2] experiments with crops: A critical investment for feeding the future world -
Ainsworth, E.A., Beier, C., Calfapietra, C., Cuelemans, R., Durand-Tardif, M., Farquhar, G.D., Godbold, D.L., Hendrey, G.R., Hickler, T., Kaduk, J., Karnosky, D.F., Kimball, B.A., Koerner, C., Koornneef, M., Lafarge, T., Leakey, A. D. B., Lewin, K.F., Long, S.P., Manderscheid, R., McNeil, D.L., Meis, T.A., Miglietta, F., Morgan, J.A., Nagy, J., Norby, R.J., Norton, R.M., Percy, K.E., Rogers, A., Soussana, J., Stitt, M., Weigel, H., White, J.W. 2008. Next generation of elevated [CO2] experiments with crops: A critical investment for feeding the future world. Plant Cell and Environment. 31:1317-1324.
Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations alter LAI through changes in phenology and leaf growth -
McGrath, J.M., Ainsworth, E.A. 2008. Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone concentrations alter LAI through changes in phenology and leaf growth. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Paper No. P04003. Available: http://abstracts.aspb.org/pb2008/public/P04/P04003.html.
FACE-ing the facts: Inconsistencies and interdependence among field, chamber and modeling studies of elevated [CO2] impacts on crop yield and food supply -
Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A.D.B., Ort, D.R., Long, S.P. 2008. FACE-ing the facts: Inconsistencies and interdependence among field, chamber and modeling studies of elevated [CO2] impacts on crop yield and food supply. New Phytologist. 179:5-9.
Targets for crop biotechnology in a future high-CO2 and high-O3 world -
Ainsworth, E.A., Rogers, A., Leakey, A.D.B. 2008. Targets for crop biotechnology in a future high-CO2 and high-O3 world. Plant Physiology. 147:13-19.
Rice Production in a Changing Climate: A Meta-analysis of Responses to Elevated Carbon Dioxide and Elevated Ozone Concentration -
Ainsworth, E.A. 2008. Rice Production in a Changing Climate: A Meta-analysis of Responses to Elevated Carbon Dioxide and Elevated Ozone Concentration. Global Change Biology. 14:1642-1650.
Genotypic Variation in Soybean Molecular Responses to Elevated Carbon Dioxide Concentration -
Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A., Gillespie, K.M., Xu, F., Nelson, R.L., Ort, D.R. 2007. Genotypic Variation in Soybean Molecular Responses to Elevated Carbon Dioxide Concentration. Ecological Genomics Symposium. p. 1.
FACE Experiments with Crops: A Quantitative Review of Results -
Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A., Long, S.P., Ort, D.R., Rogers, A. 2007. Face experiments with crops: a quantitative review of results. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 239-4.
Meta-analysis: the past, present and future -
Ainsworth, E.A., Rosenberg, M.S., Wang, X. 2007. Meta-analysis: the past, present and future. New Phytologist. 176(4):742-745.
To what extent do current and projected increases in surface ozone affect photosynthesis and stomatal conductance of trees? A meta-analytic review of the last three decades of experiments -
Wittig, V.E., Ainsworth, E.A., Long, S.P. 2007. To what extent do current and projected increases in surface ozone affect photosynthesis and stomatal conductance of trees? A meta-analytic review of the last three decades of experiments. Plant Cell and Environment. 30(9):1150-1162.
Integrated analysis of the genomic, biochemical, and physiological responses of a model ecosystem to global change Reprint Icon -
Gillespie, K.M., Xu, F., Leakey, A.D.B., Ort, D.R., Ainsworth, E.A. 2007. Integrated analysis of the genomic, biochemical, and physiological responses of a model ecosystem to global change. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. 51-3. Available: http://eco.confex.com/eco/2007/techprogram/P2266.HTM.
Effects of rising CO2 and O3 on agricultural ecosystems Reprint Icon -
Ainsworth, E.A. 2007. Effects of rising CO2 and O3 on agricultural ecosystems. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. 30-3.
Functional genomics and field ecology: mechanistic insights from microarray analysis of soybean responses to elevated [CO2] Reprint Icon -
Leakey, A., Xu, F., Gillespie, K.M., Ainsworth, E.A., Long, S.P., Ort, D.R. 2007. Functional genomics and field ecology: mechanistic insights from microarray analysis of soybean responses to elevated [CO2]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. 11-6.
Photosynthesis in a CO2 rich atmosphere -
Estimation of total phenolic content and other oxidation substrates in plant tissues using Folin-Ciocalteu reagent -
Ainsworth, E.A., Gillespie, K.M. 2007. Estimation of total phenolic content and other oxidation substrates in plant tissues using Folin-Ciocalteu reagent. Nature Protocols. 2:875-877.
Measurement of reduced, oxidized and total ascorbate content in plants -
Gillespie, K.M., Ainsworth, E.A. 2007. Measurement of reduced, oxidized and total ascorbate content in plants. Nature Protocols. 2:871-874.
Rapid Measurement of Total Antioxidant Capacity in Plants -
Gillespie, K.M., Chae, J.M., Ainsworth, E.A. 2007. Rapid Measurement of Total Antioxidant Capacity in Plants. Nature Protocols. 2:867-870.
Crop Models, CO2, and Climate Change - Response Reprint Icon -
Long, S.P., Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A., Ort, D.R., Nosberger, J. 2007. Crop Models, CO2, and Climate Change - Response. Science. 26(315):459.
The Response of Photosynthesis and Stomatal Conductance to Rising [CO2]: Molecular Mechanisms and Environmental Interactions -
Ainsworth, E.A., Rogers, A. 2007. The Response of Photosynthesis and Stomatal Conductance to Rising [CO2]: Molecular Mechanisms and Environmental Interactions. Plant Cell and Environment. 30(3): 258­270.
GENE EXPRESSION PROFILES OF SOYBEAN FROM FACE EXPOSURE TO ELEVATED TROPOSPHERIC [O3] AND [CO2] -
Xu, F., Leakey, A.B., Gillespie, K.M., Ainsworth, E.A., Ort, D.R. 2006. Gene expression profiles of soybean from face exposure to elevated tropospheric [O3] and [CO2] [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. PO2015. http://abstracts.aspb.org/pb2006/public/PO2/PO2015.html.
DOES ELEVATED ATMOSPHERIC [CO2] ALTER DIURNAL C UPTAKE AND THE BALANCE OF C AND N METABOLITES IN GROWING AND FULLY EXPANDED SOYBEAN LEAVES? -
Ainsworth, E.A., Rogers, A., Leakey, A.B., Heady, L.E., Gibon, Y., Stitt, M., Schurr, U. 2007. Does elevated atmospheric [CO2] alter diurnal C uptake and the balance of C and N metabolites in growing and fully expanded soybean leaves? Journal of Experimental Botany. 58(3):679-591.
Profiling Changes in Soybean Gene Expression at Elevated CO2 under FACE Reprint Icon -
Ainsworth, E.A. 2006. Profiling Changes in Soybean Gene Expression at Elevated CO2 under FACE. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 104-8.
Elevated CO2 Does Not Stimulate C4 Photosynthesis Directly, but Impacts Water Relations and Indirectly Enhances Carbon Gain during Drought Stress in Maize (Zea Mays) grown under free-air CO2 enrichment (FACE) -
Leakey, A.B., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J., Dohleman, F.G., Naidu, S., Rogers, A., Uribelarrea, M., Ort, D.R., Long, S.P. 2006. Elevated CO2 Does Not Stimulate C4 Photosynthesis Directly, but Impacts Water Relations and Indirectly Enhances Carbon Gain during Drought Stress in Maize (Zea Mays) grown under free-air CO2 enrichment (FACE) [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting http://crops/confec.com/crops/2006am/techprogram/P22427.HTM
Global Food Insecurity? Lower Than Expected Crop Yield Stimulation with Rising Carbon Dioxide Concentrations -
Long, S.P., Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A.B. 2006. Global Food Insecurity? Lower Than Expected Crop Yield Stimulation with Rising Carbon Dioxide Concentrations. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 140-14.
The effect of elevated CO2 on carbon and nitrogen metabolism in soybean under FACE -
Rogers, A., Gibon, Y., Ainsworth, E.A., Morgan, P.B., Bernacchi, C.J., Stitt, M., Ort, D.R., Long, S.P. 2006. The effect of elevated CO2 on carbon and nitrogen metabolism in soybean under FACE [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Available: http://crops/cpmfex.com/crops/2006am/techprogram/P22990.htm .
The effects of elevated [CO2] on soybean gene expression. An analysis of growing and mature leaves -
Ainsworth, E.A., Rogers, A., Vodkin, L.O., Walter, A., Schurr, U. 2006. The effects of elevated [CO2] on soybean gene expression. An analysis of growing and mature leaves. Plant Physiology. 142:135-147.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: OPEN-AIR FIELD EXPERIMENTS SUGGEST LOWER THAN EXPECTED CROP YIELD STIMULATION WITH RISING [CO2] -
Long, S.P., Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A.B., Nosberger, J., Ort, D.R. 2006. Food for thought: Open-air field experiments suggest lower than expected crop yield stimulation with rising [CO2]. Science. 312:1918-1921.
HOW WILL FUTURE ELEVATED LEVELS OF CO2 AND O3 AFFECT ANTIOXIDANT METABOLISM IN SOYBEAN? -
Gillespie, K.M., Chae, J.M., Leakey, A.B., Ainsworth, E.A. 2006. How will future elevated levels of CO2 and O3 affect antioxidant metabolism in soybean? [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. P02014.
TEMPORAL ANALYSIS OF LEAF GROWTH UNDER CLIMATE CHANGE SCENARIOS -
Mcgrath, J.M., Marshak, D., Ainsworth, E.A. 2006. Temporal analysis of leaf growth under climate change scenarios [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. P02010.
PUTATIVE YIELD LOSS IN FIELD-GROWN SOYBEAN UNDER ELEVATED OZONE CAN BE AVOIDED AT THE EXPENSE OF LEAF GROWTH DURING EARLY REPRODUCTIVE GROWTH STAGES IN FAVORABLE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS -
Christ, M.M., Ainsworth, E.A., Nelson, R.L., Schurr, U., Walter, A. 2006. Putative yield loss in field-grown soybean under elevated ozone can be avoided at the expense of leaf growth during early reproductive growth stages in favorable environmental conditions. Journal of Experimental Botany. 57:2267-2275.
THE EFFECTS OF ELEVATED [CO2] ON SOYBEAN GENE EXPRESSION: AN ANALYSIS OF GROWING AND MATURE LEAVES -
Ainsworth, E.A., Rogers, A., Walters, A., Schurr, U., Vodkin, L.O. 2006. The effects of elevated [CO2] on soybean gene expression: An analysis of growing and mature leaves [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. P01012.
PHOTOSYNTHESIS, PRODUCTIVITY AND YIELD OF MAIZE ARE NOT AFFECTED BY OPEN-AIR ELEVATION OF CO2 CONCENTRATION IN THE ABSENCE OF DROUGHT -
Leakey, A.B., Uribelarrea, M., Ainsworth, E.A., Naidu, S.L., Rogers, A., Ort, D.R., Long, S.P. 2006. Photosynthesis, productivity and yield of maize are not affected by open-air elevation of CO2 concentration in the absence of drought [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. Paper No. P01007.
HOW WILL THE GENE EXPRESSION PROFILE, BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF SOYBEAN LEAVES RESPOND TO GROWTH AT ELEVATED [CO2] UNDER OPEN-AIR FIELD CONDITIONS? -
Leakey, A.D.B., Xu, F., Gillespie, K.M., Heady, L., Qiu, Q., Rupassara, S., Ainsworth, E.A., Bohnert, H.J., Huber, S.C., Long, S.P., Rogers, A., Ort, D.R. 2006. How will the gene expression profile, biochemistry and physiology of soybean leaves respond to growth at elevated [CO2] under open-air field conditions? American Society of Plant Biologists Abstracts. Available: http://abstracts.aspb.org/pb2006/public/P01/P01013.html.
PHOTOSYNTHESIS, PRODUCTIVITY AND YIELD OF MAIZE ARE NOT AFFECTED BY OPEN-AIR ELEVATION OF CO2 CONCENTRATION IN THE ABSENCE OF DROUGHT -
Leakey, A.B., Uribelarrea, M., Ainsworth, E.A., Naidu, S.L., Rogers, A., Long, S.P., Ort, D.R. 2006. Photosynthesis, productivity and yield of maize are not affected by open-air elevation of CO2 concentration in the absence of drought. Plant Physiology. 140:779-790.
GLOBAL FOOD INSECURITY. TREATMENT OF MAJOR FOOD CROPS WITH EITHER ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE OR OZONE UNDER LARGE-SCALE FULLY OPEN-AIR CONDITIONS SUGGEST RECENT MODELS MAY HAVE OVER-ESTIMATE FUTURE YIELDS. -
Long, S.P., Ainsworth, E.A., Leakey, A.B., Morgan, P.B. 2005. Global food insecurity. Treatment of major food crops with either elevated carbon dioxide or ozone under large-scale fully open-air conditions suggest recent models may have over-estimate future yields. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 360:2011-2020.
ELEVATED CO2 DIFFERENTIALLY AFFECTS GENE EXPRESSION AND METABOLITE PROFILES IN ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA ECOTYPES AND THELLUNGIELLA HALOPHILA -
GLYCINE MAX LEAVES LACK A BASE-TIP GRADIENT IN GROWTH RATE. -
Ainsworth, E.A., Achim, W., Schurr, U. 2005. Glycine max leaves lack a base-tip gradient in growth rate. Journal of Plant Research. 118:343-346.
EFFECTS OF SEASON LONG ELEVATION OF [O-3] ON LEAF GROWTH AND PHOTOSYNTHESIS OF SOYBEAN IN THE FIELD -
Christ, M.M., Ainsworth, E.A., Schurr, U., Walter, A. 2005. Effects of season long elevation of [O-3] on leaf growth and photosynthesis of soybean in the field [abstract]. XVII International Botanical Congress. Paper No. 2-9-03.
MECHANISMS OF PLANT RESPONSES TO GLOBAL ATMOSPHERIC CHANGE -
Long, S.P., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J., Leakey, A.B., Morgan, P.B., Naidu, S.L., Rogers, A., Bohnert, H.J., Ort, D.R., Nelson, R.L. 2005. Mechanisms of plant responses to global atmospheric change [abstract]. XVII International Botanical Congress. Paper No. GL2.5.
FACE VALUE. PERSPECTIVES ON THE FUTURE OF FREE AIR CO2 ENRICHMENT STUDIES -
Rogers, A., Ainsworth, E.A., Kammann, C. 2006. FACE value. Perspectives on the future of free air CO2 enrichment studies. In: Nosberger, J. Long, S.P., Norby, R.J, Stitt, G.R., Hendrey, G.R. Blum H., editors. Managed ecosystems and CO2: Case studies, processes, and perspectives. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. p. 431-450.
LONG TERM RESPONSES OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND STOMATA TO ELEVATED [CO2] IN MANAGED SYSTEMS. -
Long, S.P., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J., Davey, P.A., Hymus, G.J., Leakey, A.B., Morgan, P.B., Osborne, C.P. 2006. Long term responses of photosynthesis and stomata to elevated [CO2] in managed systems. In: Nosberger, J., Long, S.P., Norby, R.J., Stitt, G.R., Hendrey, G.R. Blum H., editors. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. p. 253-270.
SOYFACE: THE EFFECTS AND INTERACTIONS OF ELEVATED [CO2] AND [O3] ON SOYBEAN. -
Ort, D.R., Ainsworth, E.A., Aldea, M., Allen, D.J., Bernacchi, C.J., Berenbaum, M.R., Bollero, G.A., Cornic, G., Davey, P.A., Dermody, O., Dohleman, F.G., Hamilton, J.G., Heaton, E.A., Leakey, A.D.B., Mahoney, J., Morgan, P.B., Nelson, R.L., O'Neill, B., Rogers, A., Zangerl, A.R., Zhu, X.G., DeLucia, E.H., Long, S.P. 2006. SoyFACE: The effects and interactions of Elevated [CO2] and [O3] on soybean. In: Nosberger, J., Long, S.P., Stitt, G.R., Hendrey, G.R., Blum H., editors. Managed Ecosystems and CO2. Heidelberg, Germany. Springer-Verlag. p. 71-86.
THE RESPONSE OF FOLIAR CARBOHYDRATES TO ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE CONCENTRATION -
Rogers, A., Ainsworth, E.A. 2006. The response of foliar carbohydrates to elevated carbon dioxide concentration. In: Springer. Managed Ecosystems and CO2, Nosberger, J. Long, S.P., Stitt, G.R., Hendrey, G.R. Blum H., editors. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. p.296-310.
WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED FROM 15 YEARS OF FREE-AIR CO2 ENRICHMENT (FACE)? A META-ANALYTIC REVIEW OF THE RESPONSES OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS, CANOPY PROPERTIES AND PLANT PRODUCTION TO RISING CO2. -
Ainsworth, E.A., Long, S.P. 2005. What have we learned from fifteen years of free-air CO2 enrichment (FACE)? A meta-analytic review of the responses of photosynthesis, canopy properties and plant production to rising CO2. New Phytologist. 165:351-372.
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