We study plant responses to climate change.
We particularly aim to assess the vulnerability of trees and forests to extreme climate events.
|Nadine Ruehr||Group head||Andreas Gast||Engineer|
|Benjamin Birami||PhD Student|
|Marielle Gattmann||PhD Student|
|Romy Rehschuh||PhD Student|
Trugman AT, Anderegg LDL, Wolfe BT, Birami B, Ruehr NK, Detto M, Bartlett MK, Anderegg WRL (accepted) Climate and plant trait strategies determine tree carbon allocation to leaves and mediate future forest productivity. Global Change Biology
Ruehr NK, Grote R, Mayr S, Arneth A (accepted). Beyond the extreme: Recovery of carbon and water relations in woody plants following heat and drought stress. Tree Physiology
Etzold S, Zieminska K, Rohner B, Bottero A, Bose AK, Ruehr NK, Zingg A, Rigling A (accepted) One century of forest monitoring data in Switzerland reveals species- and site-specific trends of climate-induced tree mortality. Frontiers in Plant Science
Zeeman M, Shupe H, Baessler C, Ruehr NK (2019). Productivity and vegetation structure of three differently managed temperate grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 270:129-148. doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.10.003
Birami B, Gattmann M, Heyer AG, Grote R, Arneth A, Ruehr NK (2018). Heat waves alter carbon allocation and increase mortality of Aleppo pine under dry conditions. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change doi.org/10.3389/ffgc.2018.00008
Klein T, Zeppel MJB, Anderegg WRL, Bloemen J, De Kauwe MG, Hudson P, Ruehr NK, Powell TL, von Arx G, Nardini A (2018). Xylem embolism refilling and resilience against drought-induced mortality in woody plants: processes and trade-offs. Ecological Research. 33:839-855. doi.org/10.1007/s11284-018-1588-y
Brauner K, Birami B, Brauner HA, Heyer AG (2018). Diurnal periodicity of assimilate transport shapes resource allocation and whole-plant carbon balance. The Plant Journal.doi:10.1111/tpj.13898
Hartmann H*, Moura CF*, Anderegg WRL*, Ruehr NK*, Salmon Y*, Allen CD, Arndt SK, Breshears DD, Davi H, Galbraith D, Ruthrof KX, Wunder J, Adams HD,
Bloemen J, Cailleret M, Cobb R, Gessler A, Grams TEE, Jansen S, Kautz M, Lloret F, and O'Brien M (2018).
Research frontiers for improving our understanding of drought-induced tree and forest mortality. New Phytologist, 218(1):15-28.
*Contributed as first authors in equal parts to the manuscript.
Hartmann H, Schuldt B, Sanders TGM, Macinnis-Ng C, Boehmer HJ, Allen CD, Bolte A, Crowther TW, Hansen MC, Medlyn BE, Ruehr NK, and Anderegg WRL (2018). Monitoring global tree mortality patterns and trends. Report from the VW symposium - Crossing scales and disciplines to identify global trends of tree mortality as indicators of forest health. New Phytologist 217(3):984-987. doi:10.1111/nph.14988
Bamberger I, Ruehr NK, Schmitt M, Gast A, Wohlfahrt G, and Arneth A (2017). Isoprene emission and photosynthesis during heat waves and drought in black locust. Biogeosciences 14 (15):3649-3667 doi:10.5194/bg-14-3649-2017
Rehschuh R, Mette T, Menzel A, and Buras A (2017). Soil properties affect the drought susceptibility of Norway spruce. Dendrochronologia, 45:81-89. doi:10.1016/j.dendro.2017.07.003
Duarte AG, Katata G, Hoshika Y, Hossain M, Kreuzwieser J, Arneth A, Ruehr NK (2016). Immediate and potential long-term effects of consecutive heat waves on the photosynthetic performance and water balance in Douglas-fir. Journal of Plant Physiology, 205:57-66 doi:10.1016/j.jplph.2016.08.012
Ruehr NK, Gast A, Weber C, Daub B, Arneth A (2016). Water availability as dominant control of heat stress responses in two contrasting tree species. Tree Physiology, 36(2):164-178 doi:10.1093/treephys/tpv102
The Plant Ecophysiology lab is a research group of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and receives funding by the Emmy Noether programme of the German Science Foundation (DFG) and by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) through the Helmholtz Association and its research programme ATMO.