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Research Project: Optimizing Photosynthesis for Global Change and Improved Yield

Location: Global Change and Photosynthesis Research

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Validation of a high-confidence regulatory network for gene-to-NUE phenotype in field-grown rice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shanks, C.M., Huang, J., Cheng, C., Shih, H., Brooks, M.D., Alvarez, J.M., Araus, V., Swift, J., Henry, A., Coruzzi, G.M. 2022. Validation of a high-confidence regulatory network for gene-to-NUE phenotype in field-grown rice. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.1006044.

Optimal stomatal theory predicts CO2 responses of stomatal conductance in both gymnosperm and angiosperm trees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gardner, A., Jiang, M., Ellsworth, D., MacKenzie, A., Pritchard, J., Bader, M., Barton, C., Bernacchi, C.J., Calfapietra, C., Crous, K. 2022. Optimal stomatal theory predicts CO2 responses of stomatal conductance in both gymnosperm and angiosperm trees. New Phytologist. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.18618.

Climate change challenges, plant science solutions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Attributing differences of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF)-gross primary production (GPP) relationships between two C4 crops: corn and miscanthus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, G., Guan, K., Jiang, C., Kimm, H., Miao, G., Bernacchi, C.J., Moore, C.E., Ainsworth, E.A., Yang, X., Berry, J.A., Frankenberg, C., Chen, M. 2022. Attributing differences of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF)-gross primary production (GPP) relationships between two C4 crops: corn and miscanthus. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 323. Article 109046. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2022.109046.

Difference in seasonal peak timing of soybean far-red SIF and GPP explained by canopy structure and chlorophyll content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, G., Jiang, C., Kimm, H., Wang, S., Bernacchi, C.J., Moore, C.E., Suyker, A., Yang, X., Magney, T., Frankenberg, C., Ryu, Y., Dechant, B., Guan, K. 2022. Difference in seasonal peak timing of soybean far-red SIF and GPP explained by canopy structure and chlorophyll content. Remote Sensing of Environment. 279. Article 113104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2022.113104.

Patch-burn grazing impacts forage resources in subtropical humid grazing lands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boughton, E., Gomez-Casanovas, N., Swain, H., Bernacchi, C.J., Boughton, R.K., Brinsko, K., Li, H., Rivero, A., DeLucia, E.H., Sparks, J. 2022. Patch-burn grazing impacts forage resources in subtropical humid grazing lands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 84:10-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2022.05.004.

Variation in leaf transcriptome responses to elevated ozone corresponds with physiological sensitivity to ozone across maize inbred lines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nanni, A., Morse, A., Newman, J., Choquette, N., Wedow, J., Liu, Z., Leakey, A.D.B,, Conesa, A., Ainsworth, E.A., McIntyre, L.M. 2022. Variation in leaf transcriptome responses to elevated ozone corresponds with physiological sensitivity to ozone across maize inbred lines. Genetics. Article iyac080. https://doi.org/10.1093/genetics/iyac080.

High-throughput characterization, correlation, and mapping of leaf photosynthetic and functional traits in the soybean (Glycine max) nested association mapping population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montes, C.M., Fox, C., Sanz-Saez, A., Serbin, S.P., Kumagai, E., Krause, M.D., Xavier, A., Specht, J.E., Beavis, W.D., Bernacchi, C.J., Diers, B.W., Ainsworth, E.A. 2022. High-throughput characterization, correlation, and mapping of leaf photosynthetic and functional traits in the soybean (Glycine max) nested association mapping population. Genetics. 221(2). Article iyac065. https://doi.org/10.1093/genetics/iyac065.

Cowpea leaf width correlates with above ground biomass across diverse environments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Digrado, A., Gonzalez-Escobar, E., Owston, N., Page, R., Mohammed, S., Umar, M.L., Boukar, O., Ainsworth, E.A., Carmo-Silva, E. 2022. Cowpea leaf width correlates with above ground biomass across diverse environments. Legume Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/leg3.144.

Advances in field-based high-throughput photosynthetic phenotyping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peng, F., Montes, C.M., Siebers, M.H., Gomez-Casanovas, N., McGrath, J.M., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J. 2022. Advances in field-based high-throughput photosynthetic phenotyping. Journal of Experimental Botany. 73(10):3157-3172. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erac077.

Testing unified theories for ozone response in C4 species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, S., Moller, C.A., Mitchell, N.G., Lee, D., Sacks, E.J., Ainsworth, E.A. 2022. Testing unified theories for ozone response in C4 species. Global Change Biology. 28(10):3379-3393. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16108.

Development of a data-assimilation system to forecast agricultural systems: A case study of constraining soil water and soil nitrogen dynamics in the APSIM model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kivi, M., Blakely, B., Masters, M., Bernacchi, C.J., Miguez, F., Dokoohaki, H. 2022. Development of a data-assimilation system to forecast agricultural systems: A case study of constraining soil water and soil nitrogen dynamics in the APSIM model. Science of the Total Environment. 820. Article 153192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.153192.

A physiological signal derived from sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence quantifies crop physiological response to environmental stresses in the U.S. Corn Belt Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kimm, H., Guan, K., Jiang, C., Miao, G., Wu, G., Suyker, A.E., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J., Montes, C.M., Berry, J.A., Yang, X., Frankenberg, C., Chen, M., Koehler, P. 2021. A physiological signal derived from sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence quantifies crop physiological response to environmental stresses in the U.S. Corn Belt. Environmental Research Letters. 16. Article 124051. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac3b16.

Enhanced drought resistance of vegetation growth in cities due to urban heat, CO2 domes and O3 troughs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, P., Hu, L., Ainsworth, E.A., Tai, X., Myint, S.W., Zhan, W., Blakely, B.J., Bernacchi, C.J. 2021. Enhanced drought resistance of vegetation growth in cities due to urban heat, CO2 domes and O3 troughs. Environmental Research Letters. 16(12). Article 124052. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac3b17.

Elevated CO2 negates O3 impacts on terrestrial carbon and nitrogen cycles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xia, L., Lam, S., Kiese, R., Chen, D., Luo, Y., van Groenigen, K., Ainsworth, E.A., Chen, J., Liu, S., Ma, L., Zhu, Y., Butterbach-Bahl, K. 2021. Elevated CO2 negates O3 impacts on terrestrial carbon and nitrogen cycles. One Earth. 4(12):1752-1763. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2021.11.009.

Alternative pathway to photorespiration protects growth and productivity at elevated temperatures in a model crop Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cavanagh, A.P., South, P.F., Bernacchi, C.J., Ort, D.R. 2022. Alternative pathway to photorespiration protects growth and productivity at elevated temperatures in a model crop. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 20(4):711-721. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.13750.

Photosynthesis, yield, energy balance, and water-use of intercropped maize and soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pelech, E.A., Alexander, B.C.S., Bernacchi, C.J. 2021. Photosynthesis, yield, energy balance, and water-use of intercropped maize and soybean. Plant Direct. 5(12). Article e365. https://doi.org/10.1002/pld3.365.

Predicting biochemical acclimation of leaf photosynthesis in soybean under in-field canopy warming using hyperspectral reflectance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumagai, E., Burroughs, C., Pederson, T., Montes, C.M., Peng, B., Kimm, H., Guan, K., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J. 2022. Predicting biochemical acclimation of leaf photosynthesis in soybean under in-field canopy warming using hyperspectral reflectance. Plant Cell and Environment. 45(1):80-94. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.14204.

Drought imprints on crops can reduce yield loss: Nature's insights for food security Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, P., Jaiswal, D., McGrath, J.M., Wang, S., Long, S.P., Bernacchi, C.J. 2022. Drought imprints on crops can reduce yield loss: Nature's insights for food security. Food and Energy Security. 11(1). Article e332. https://doi.org/10.1002/fes3.332.

Approaches to investigate crop responses to ozone pollution: from O3-FACE to satellite-enabled modeling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montes, C.M., Demler, H.J., Li, S., Martin, D.G., Ainsworth, E.A. 2021. Approaches to investigate crop responses to ozone pollution: from O3-FACE to satellite-enabled modeling. Plant Journal. 109(2):432-446. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15501.

A generic risk assessment framework to evaluate historical and future climate-induced risk for rainfed corn and soybean yield in the U.S. Midwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, W., Guan, K., Peng, B., Wang, Z., Fu, R., Li, B., Ainsworth, E.A., DeLucia, E., Zhao, L., Chen, Z. 2021. A generic risk assessment framework to evaluate historical and future climate-induced risk for rainfed corn and soybean yield in the U.S. Midwest. Weather and Climate Extremes. 33. Article 100369. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2021.100369.

A review of transformative strategies for climate mitigation by grasslands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Plant biochemistry influences tropospheric ozone formation, destruction, deposition, and response Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wedow, J.M., Ainsworth, E.A., Li, S. 2021. Plant biochemistry influences tropospheric ozone formation, destruction, deposition, and response. Trends in Biochemical Sciences. 46(12):992-1002. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tibs.2021.06.007.

Elevated carbon dioxide reduces a common soybean leaf endophyte Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Christian, N., Basurto, B., Toussaint, A., Xu, X., Ainsworth, E.A., Busby, P.E., Heath, K.D. 2021. Elevated carbon dioxide reduces a common soybean leaf endophyte. Global Change Biology. 27(17):4154-4168. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15716.

Understanding growth dynamics and yield prediction of sorghum using high temporal resolution UAV imagery time series and machine learning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Varela, S., Pederson, T., Bernacchi, C.J., Leakey, A.D.B. 2021. Understanding growth dynamics and yield prediction of sorghum using high temporal resolution UAV imagery time series and machine learning. Remote Sensing. 13(9). Article 1763. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13091763.

Can improved canopy light transmission ameliorate loss of photosynthetic efficiency in the shade? An investigation of natural variation in Sorghum bicolor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaikumar, N.S., Stutz, S.S., Fernandes, S.B., Leakey, A.D.B., Bernacchi, C.J., Brown, P.J., Long, S.P. 2021. Can improved canopy light transmission ameliorate loss of photosynthetic efficiency in the shade? An investigation of natural variation in Sorghum bicolor. Journal of Experimental Botany. 72(13):4965-4980. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erab176.

Integrating oscillator-based circadian clocks with crop growth simulations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lochocki, E.B., McGrath, J.M. 2021. Integrating oscillator-based circadian clocks with crop growth simulations. in silico Plants. 3(1). Article diab016. https://doi.org/10.1093/insilicoplants/diab016.

Quantifying high-temperature stress on soybean canopy photosynthesis: The unique role of sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kimm, H., Guan, K., Burroughs, C.H., Peng, B., Ainsworth, E.A., Bernacchi, C.J., Moore, C.E., Kumagai, E., Yang, X., Berry, J.A., Wu, G. 2021. Quantifying high-temperature stress on soybean canopy photosynthesis: The unique role of sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence. Global Change Biology. 27(11):2403-2415. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15603.

Representativeness of Eddy-Covariance flux footprints for areas surrounding AmeriFlux sites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chu, H., Luo, X., Ouyang, Z., Chan, W., Dengel, S., Biraud, S.C., Torn, M.S., Metzger, S., Kumar, J., Arain, M.A., Arkebauer, T.J., Baldocchi, D., Bernacchi, C.J., Knowles, J.F., Prueger, J.H., et al. 2021. Representativeness of Eddy-Covariance flux footprints for areas surrounding AmeriFlux sites. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 301-302. Article 108350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108350.

Age-dependent increase in a-tocopherol and phytosterols in maize leaves exposed to elevated ozone pollution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wedow, J.M., Burroughs, C., Rios Acosta, L., Leakey, A.D.B., Ainsworth, E.A. 2021. Age-dependent increase in a-tocopherol and phytosterols in maize leaves exposed to elevated ozone pollution. Plant Direct. 5(2). Article e00307. https://doi.org/10.1002/pld3.307.

A reporting format for leaf-level gas exchange data and metadata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ely, K., Rogers, A., Agarwal, D.A., Ainsworth, E.A., Albert, L., Ali, A., Anderson, J., Aspinwall, M., Bellasio, C., Bernacchi, C.J., Bunce, J.A., et al. 2021. A reporting format for leaf-level gas exchange data and metadata. Ecological Informatics. 61. Article 101232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2021.101232.

The inverse relationship between solar-induced fluorescence yield and photosynthetic capacity: benefits for field phenotyping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peng, F., Meacham-Hensold, K., Siebers, M.H., Bernacchi, C.J. 2021. The inverse relationship between solar-induced fluorescence yield and photosynthetic capacity: benefits for field phenotyping. Journal of Experimental Botany. 72(4):1295-1306. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/eraa537.

Ecosystem-scale biogeochemical fluxes from three bioenergy crop candidates: How energy sorghum compares to maize and miscanthus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, C.E., von Haden, A.C., Burnham, M.B., Kantola, I.B., Gibson, C.D., Blakely, B.J., Dracup, E.C., Masters, M.D., Yang, W.H., DeLucia, E.H., Bernacchi, C.J. 2021. Ecosystem-scale biogeochemical fluxes from three bioenergy crop candidates: How energy sorghum compares to maize and miscanthus. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 13(3):445-458. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12788.

Calibrating soybean parameters in JULES 5.0 from the US-Ne2/3 FLUXNET sites and the SoyFACE-O3 experiment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leung, F., Williams, K., Sitch, S., Tai, A., Wiltshire, A., Gornall, J., Ainsworth, E.A., Arkebauer, T., Scoby, D. 2020. Calibrating soybean parameters in JULES 5.0 from the US-Ne2/3 FLUXNET sites and the SoyFACE-O3 experiment. Geoscientific Model Development. 13(12):6201-6213. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-6201-2020.

30 years of free air carbon dioxide enrichment (FACE): What have we learned about future crop productivity and the potential for adaptation? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ainsworth, E.A., Long, S.P. 2020. 30 years of free air carbon dioxide enrichment (FACE): What have we learned about future crop productivity and the potential for adaptation? Global Change Biology. 27(1):27-49. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15375.

Unique contributions of chlorophyll and nitrogen to predict crop photosynthetic capacity from leaf spectroscopy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, S., Guan, K., Wang, Z., Ainsworth, E.A., Zheng, T., Townsend, P., Li, K., Moller, C., Wu, G., Jiang, C. 2021. Unique contributions of chlorophyll and nitrogen to predict crop photosynthetic capacity from leaf spectroscopy. Journal of Experimental Botany. 72(2):341-354. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/eraa432.

Ozone tolerant maize hybrids maintain Rubisco content and activity during long-term exposure in the field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choquette, N.E., Ainsworth, E.A., Bezodis, W., Cavanagh, A.P. 2020. Ozone tolerant maize hybrids maintain Rubisco content and activity during long-term exposure in the field. Plant Cell and Environment. 43(12):3033-3047. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13876.

The carbon and nitrogen cycle impacts of reverting perennial bioenergy switchgrass to an annual maize crop rotation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, C., Berardi, D., Blanc-Betes, E., Dracup, E., Egenriether, S., Gomez-Casanovas, N., Hartman, M., Hudiburg, T., Kantola, I., Masters, M., Parton, W., Van Allen, R., von Haden, A., Yang, W., DeLucia, E., Bernacchi, C.J. 2020. The carbon and nitrogen cycle impacts of reverting perennial bioenergy switchgrass to an annual maize crop rotation. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 12(11):941-954. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12743.

Assessing diversity in canopy architecture, photosynthesis, and water-use efficiency in a cowpea magic population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Digrado, A., Mitchell, N.G., Montes, C.M., Dirvanskyte, P., Ainsworth, E.A. 2020. Assessing diversity in canopy architecture, photosynthesis, and water-use efficiency in a cowpea magic population. Food and Energy Security. 9(4). Article e236. https://doi.org/10.1002/fes3.236.

Nitrous oxide fluxes over establishing biofuel crops: Characterization of temporal variability using the cross-wavelet analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeri, M., Yang, W.H., Cunha-Zeri, G., Gibson, C.D., Bernacchi, C.J. 2020. Nitrous oxide fluxes over establishing biofuel crops: Characterization of temporal variability using the cross-wavelet analysis. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 12(9):756-770. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcbb.12728.

Simulating agriculture in the Community Land Model version 5 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lombardozzi, D.L., Lu, Y., Lawrence, P., Lawrence, D.M., Swenson, S., Oleson, K.W., Wieder, W.R., Ainsworth, E.A. 2020. Simulating agriculture in the Community Land Model version 5. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JG005529.

Climate, pollution and California's crops Reprint Icon - (Other)
McGrath, J.M. 2020. Climate, pollution and California's crops. Nature Food. 1:153. https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-020-0052-7.

Seasonal evolution of canopy stomatal conductance for a prairie and maize field in the Midwestern United States from continuous carbonyl sulfide fluxes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berkelhammer, M., Alsip, B., Matamala, R., Cook, D., Whelan, M.E., Joo, E., Bernacchi, C.J., Miller, J., Meyers, T. 2020. Seasonal evolution of canopy stomatal conductance for a prairie and maize field in the Midwestern United States from continuous carbonyl sulfide fluxes. Geophysical Research Letters. 47(6). https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL085652.

Towards a multiscale crop modelling framework for climate change adaptation assessment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peng, B., Guan, K., Tang, J., Ainsworth, E.A., Asseng, S., Bernacchi, C.J., Cooper, M., DeLucia, E.H., Elliott, J., Ewert, F., et al. 2020. Towards a multiscale crop modelling framework for climate change adaptation assessment. Nature Plants. 6:338-348. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-020-0625-3.

Seasonal control of CO2 and CH4 dynamics in a temporarily flooded subtropical wetland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gomez-Casanovas, N., DeLucia, N.J., DeLucia, E.H., Blanc-Betes, E., Boughton, E., Sparks, J., Bernacchi, C.J. 2020. Seasonal control of CO2 and CH4 dynamics in a temporarily flooded subtropical wetland. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 125(3). https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JG005257.

Satellite footprint data from OCO-2 and TROPOMI reveal significant spatio-temporal and inter-vegetation type variabilities of solar-induced fluorescence yield in the U.S. Midwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, C., Guan, K., Peng, B., Chen, M., Jiang, C., Zeng, Y., Wang, S., Wu, J., Yang, X., Frankenberg, C., Koehler, P., Berry, J., Bernacchi, C.J., Zhu, K., Alden, C., Miao, G. 2020. Satellite footprint data from OCO-2 and TROPOMI reveal significant spatio-temporal and inter-vegetation type variabilities of solar-induced fluorescence yield in the U.S. Midwest. Remote Sensing of Environment. 241:111728. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2020.111728.

Redefining droughts for the U.S. corn belt: The dominant role of atmospheric vapor pressure deficit over soil moisture in regulating stomatal behavior of maize and soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kimm, H., Guan, K., Gentine, P., Wu, J., Bernacchi, C.J., Sulman, B.N., Griffis, T.J., Lin, C. 2020. Redefining droughts for the U.S. corn belt: The dominant role of atmospheric vapor pressure deficit over soil moisture in regulating stomatal behavior of maize and soybean. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 287:107930. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2020.107930.

Plot-level rapid screening for photosynthetic parameters using proximal hyperspectral imaging Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meacham-Hensold, K., Fu, P., Wu, J., Serbin, S., Montes, C., Ainsworth, E.A., Guan, K., Dracup, E., Pederson, T., Driever, S., Bernacchi, C.J. 2020. Plot-level rapid screening for photosynthetic parameters using proximal hyperspectral imaging. Journal of Experimental Botany. 71(7):2312-2328. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/eraa068.

Estimating photosynthetic traits from reflectance spectra: A synthesis of spectral indices, numerical inversion, and partial least square regression Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, P., Meacham-Hensold, K., Guan, K., Wu, J., Bernacchi, C.J. 2020. Estimating photosynthetic traits from reflectance spectra: A synthesis of spectral indices, numerical inversion, and partial least square regression. Plant Cell and Environment. 43(5):1241-1258. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13718.

Radiance-based NIRv as a proxy for GPP of corn and soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, G., Guan, K., Jiang, C., Peng, B., Kimm, H., Chen, M., Yang, X., Wang, S., Suyker, A.E., Bernacchi, C.J., Moore, C., Zeng, Y., Berry, J.A., Centrero-Mateo, M.P. 2020. Radiance-based NIRv as a proxy for GPP of corn and soybean. Environmental Research Letters. 15:034009. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab65cc.

Editorial: Civil-disobedience movements such as School Strike for the Climate are raising public awareness of the climate-change emergency Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thackeray, S.J., Robinson, S.A., Smith, P., Bruno, R., Kirschbaum, M., Bernacchi, C.J., Byrne, M., Cheung, W., Cotrufo, M., Gienapp, P., Hartley, S., Janssens, I., Jones, T., Kobayashi, K., Luo, Y., Penuelas, J., Sage, R., Suggett, D.J., Way, D., Long, S. 2020. Editorial: Civil-disobedience movements such as School Strike for the Climate are raising public awareness of the climate-change emergency. Global Change Biology. 26(3):1042-1044. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14978.

Deriving high-spatiotemporal-resolution leaf area index for agroecosystems in the U.S. Corn Belt using Planet Labs CubeSat and STAIR fusion data Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kimm, H., Guan, K., Jiang, C., Peng, B., Gentry, L.F., Wilkin, S.C., Wang, S., Cai, Y., Bernacchi, C.J., Peng, J., Luo, Y. 2020. Deriving high-spatiotemporal-resolution leaf area index for agroecosystems in the U.S. Corn Belt using Planet Labs CubeSat and STAIR fusion data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 239:111615. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111615.

Parameterizing perennial bioenergy crops in Version 5 of the Community Land Model based on site-level observations in the Central Midwestern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, Y., Huang, M., Chen, M., Guan, K., Bernacchi, C.J., Peng, B., Tan, Z. 2019. Parameterizing perennial bioenergy crops in Version 5 of the Community Land Model based on site-level observations in the Central Midwestern United States. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1029/2019MS001719.

A comparative chlorophyll a fluorescence study on isolated cells and intact leaves of Bouteloua gracilis (blue grama grass) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiménez-Francisco, B., Stirbet, A., Aguado-Santacruz, G.A., Campos, H., Conde-Martínez, F.V., Padilla-Chacón, D., Trejo, J., Bernacchi, C.J., Govindjee, G. 2020. A comparative chlorophyll a fluorescence study on isolated cells and intact leaves of Bouteloua gracilis (blue grama grass). Photosynthetica. 58(Special Issue):262-274. https://doi.org/10.32615/ps.2019.148.

Genetic strategies for improving crop yields Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey-Serres, J., Parker, J.E., Ainsworth, E.A., Oldroyd, G., Schroeder, J. 2019. Genetic strategies for improving crop yields. Nature. 575:109-118. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1679-0.

Yield response of field-grown soybean exposed to heat waves under current and elevated [CO2] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomey, M.L., Slattery, R.A., Koehler, I.H., Bernacchi, C.J., Ort, D.R. 2019. Yield response of field-grown soybean exposed to heat waves under current and elevated [CO2]. Global Change Biology. 25(12):4352-4368.

A comparative analysis of anthropogenic CO2 emissions at city level using OCO-2 observations: A global perspective - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, P., Xie, Y., Moore, C.E., Myint, S.W., Bernacchi, C.J. 2019. A comparative analysis of anthropogenic CO2 emissions at city level using OCO-2 observations: A global perspective. Earth's Future. 7(9):1058-1070.

Uncovering hidden genetic variation in photosynthesis of field-grown maize under ozone pollution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choquette, N.E., Ogut, F., Wertin, T.M., Montes, C.M., Sorgini, C.A., Morse, A.M., Brown, P.J., Leakey, A., McIntyre, L.M., Ainsworth, E.A. 2019. Uncovering hidden genetic variation in photosynthesis of field-grown maize under ozone pollution. Global Change Biology. 25(12):4327-4338. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14794.

The role of management on methane emissions from subtropical wetlands embedded in agricultural ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DeLucia, N.J., Gomez-Casanovas, N., Boughton, E.H., Bernacchi, C.J. 2019. The role of management on methane emissions from subtropical wetlands embedded in agricultural ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 124(9):2694-2708.

Editorial overview: Harnessing genetic variation in metabolic traits to understand trait evolution and improve the sustainability of crop production Reprint Icon - (Other)
Ainsworth, E.A., Carmo-Silva, E. 2019. Editorial overview: Harnessing genetic variation in metabolic traits to understand trait evolution and improve the sustainability of crop production. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 49:A1-A3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pbi.2019.07.006.

Examining genetic variation in maize inbreds and mapping oxidative stress response QTL in B73-Mo17 nearly isogenic lines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sorgini, C.A., Barrios-Perez, I., Brown, P.J., Ainsworth, E.A. 2019. Examining genetic variation in maize inbreds and mapping oxidative stress response QTL in B73-Mo17 nearly isogenic lines. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3:51. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2019.00051.

Hyperspectral leaf reflectance as proxy for photosynthetic capacities: An ensemble approach based on multiple machine learning algorithms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, P., Meacham-Hensold, K., Guan, K., Bernacchi, C.J. 2019. Hyperspectral leaf reflectance as proxy for photosynthetic capacities: An ensemble approach based on multiple machine learning algorithms. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10:730.

A physical model-based method for retrieving urban land surface temperatures under cloudy conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, P., Xie, Y., Weng, Q., Myint, S., Meacham-Hensold, K., Bernacchi, C.J. 2019. A physical model-based method for retrieving urban land surface temperatures under cloudy conditions. Remote Sensing of Environment. 230:111191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.05.010.

Recent warming has resulted in smaller gains in net carbon uptake in northern high latitudes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, P., Zhuang, Q., Welp, L., Ciais, P., Heimann, M., Peng, B., Li, W., Bernacchi, C.J., Roedenbeck, C., Keenan, T.F. 2019. Recent warming has resulted in smaller gains in net carbon uptake in northern high latitudes. Journal of Climate. 32:5849-5863.

Elevated ozone concentration reduces photosynthetic carbon gain but does not alter leaf structural traits, nutrient composition, or biomass in switchgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, S., Courbet, G., Ourry, A., Ainsworth, E.A. 2019. Elevated ozone concentration reduces photosynthetic carbon gain but does not alter leaf structural traits, nutrient composition, or biomass in switchgrass. Plants. 8(4):85. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants8040085.

Dissecting the nonlinear response of maize yield to high temperature stress with model-data integration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, P., Zhuang, Q., Archontoulis, S., Bernacchi, C.J., Mueller, C. 2019. Dissecting the nonlinear response of maize yield to high temperature stress with model-data integration. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14632.

Metabolite and transcript profiling of Guinea grass (Panicum maximum Jacq) response to elevated [CO2] and temperature Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wedow, J.M., Yendrek, C.R., Mello, T.R., Creste, S., Martinez, C.A., Ainsworth, E.A. 2019. Metabolite and transcript profiling of Guinea grass (Panicum maximum Jacq) response to elevated [CO2] and temperature. Metabolomics. 15:51. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11306-019-1511-8.

The influence of rising tropospheric carbon dioxide and ozone on plant productivity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ainsworth, E.A., Lemonnier, P., Wedow, J.M. 2019. The influence of rising tropospheric carbon dioxide and ozone on plant productivity. Plant Biology. 15:51. https://doi.org/10.1111/plb.12973.

Synthetic glycolate metabolism pathways stimulate crop growth and productivity in the field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
South, P.F., Cavanagh, A.P., Liu, H.W., Ort, D.R. 2019. Synthetic glycolate metabolism pathways stimulate crop growth and productivity in the field. Science. 363(6422). https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aat9077.

Soybean physiological and agronomic responses to heat stress: a dose response experiment - (Abstract Only)
Burroughs, C., Alford, A., Peng, B., Kumagai, E., Bernacchi, C.J., Guan, K., Ainsworth, E.A. 2018. Soybean physiological and agronomic responses to heat stress: a dose response experiment [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 1114.

Optimizing photorespiration for improved crop productivity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
South, P.F., Cavanagh, A.P., Lopez-Calcagno, P.E., Raines, C.A., Ort, D.R. 2018. Optimizing photorespiration for improved crop productivity. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jipb.12709.

The role of photosynthesis in improving maize tolerance to ozone pollution [abstract] - (Abstract Only)
Ainsworth, E.A. 2018. The role of photosynthesis in improving maize tolerance to ozone pollution [abstract]. Photosynthesis From Light to Life, July 17-20, 2018, Montreal, Canada. https://www.light-to-life.org/abstracts.

Overexpressing the H-protein of the glycine cleavage system increases biomass yield in glasshouse and field-grown transgenic tobacco plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
South, P.F., Lopez-Calgano, P., Raines, C., Fisk, S., Bull, S. 2018. Overexpressing the H-protein of the glycine cleavage system increases biomass yield in glasshouse and field-grown transgenic tobacco plants. Plant Biotechnology Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12953.

Ozone pollution will compromise efforts to increase global wheat production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mills, G., Sharps, K., Simpson, D., Pleijel, H., Broberg, M., Uddling, J., Jaramillo, F., Davies, W.J., Dentener, F., Van Den Berg, M., Ainsworth, E.A., et al. 2018. Ozone pollution will compromise efforts to increase global wheat production. Global Change Biology. 24(8):3560-3574. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14157.