Professor David Tissue

David TissueProfessor Tissue is an international expert on the effects of climate change on ecosystems. His current research on plant response to changes in global climate primarily considers the interactive effect of elevated CO2 and associated environmental factors (e.g. temperature, nutrients and water) on leaf level physiology and its implications for plant growth.

He has worked at Free Air CO2 Exchange (FACE) sites in forest and desert environments around the world. He operates a precipitation manipulation experiment in the desert at Big Bend National Park in Texas and is a close collaborator with the USDA working on water stress response in crops including peanut.

In addition, he was a founding member of PrecipNet, an international consortium of scientists studying the impact of variable rainfall on native and agricultural ecosystems.

His goal is to determine the mechanisms that regulate and integrate the developmental and physiological processes that influence leaf level carbon balance and plant growth from the cell to the ecosystem level. This information will determine the impact of climate factors on carbon and water flux and ultimately, on growth and in natural and agricultural ecosystems.

David is currently principal supervisor to the following PhD students:

Areas of Research / Teaching Expertise

Tree Nutrition and Physiology; Global Change Biology; Ecological Physiology; Plant Physiology; Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change; Ecosystem Adaptation in Australia; Ecosystem Adaptation in the World; Forest and Woodland Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

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Grants / Current Projects

Is physiological flexibility of forest trees constrained by home climate in a rapidly warming world?
Partners: Australian Research Council
Period: 2014-2017

Forests for the future: making the most of a high CO2 world
Partners/Funding Body: University of Western Sydney and Science & Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF) (ACRG)
Period: 2013-2018

Building better climate change vegetation models: How do leaves allocate nitrogen among photosynthesis and stress proteins in future climate scenarios?
Partners/Funding Body: Science & Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF) (non ACRG)
Period: 2013-2016

What will be the hydrological consequences of elevated CO2? An experimental test of the impacts of elevated CO2 on evapotranspiration in a mature Australian Woodland
Co-researcher: Prof David Ellsworth
Partners/Funding Body: Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) (ACRG), University of Western Sydney
Period: 2011-2015

Woodland response to elevated CO2 in free air carbon dioxide enrichment: Does phosphorus limit the sink for Carbon?
Co-researchers: Prof David Ellsworth
Partners/Funding Body: Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Period: 2011-2015

High-throughput sample preparation robotics to enable emerging large-scale plant genomics, metabolomics and proteomics research
Co-researchers: Prof David Ellsworth, Dr Ben Moore, Dr Markus Riegler and Dr Paul Rymer
Partners/Funding Body: Australian Research Council (non ACRG)
Period: 2013-2014

Xylem and phloem transport limitations and their role in drought-induced mortality of trees
Co-researchers: Dr Brendan Choat
Partners/Funding Body: University of Western Sydney
Period: 2011-2014

Cotton industry adaptation to extreme weather and climate changeCo-researchers: Assoc. Prof. Brajesh Singh, Prof Ian Anderson
Partners/Funding Body: Cotton Research & Development Corporation (ACRG)
Period: 2012-2015

Climate change impacts on genetically differentiated Telopea speciosissima (NSW Waratah) coastal and upland populations
Co-researchers: Paul Rymer and David Tissue
Partners/Funding Body: Australian Flora Foundation Incorporated
Period 2012-2013

Impact of environmental stress on terrestrial vegetation and marine algae
Co-Researchers: Dr Oula Ghannoum, Dr Anya Salih
Partner/Funding Body: University of Western Sydney Grant Eminent Research Visitors Scheme
Period: 2009-2012

Understanding the impact of climate change on carbon metabolism in Eucalyptus trees
Co-Researchers: Professor David Ellsworth
Partner/Funding Body: University of Western Sydney International Research Initiatives Scheme
Period: 2009-2010

Interactive effect of drought, CO2 and temperature on tree response in past and future climates
Co-Researchers: Associate Professor Ian Anderson, Associate Professor Jim Lewis
Partner/Funding Body: University of Western Sydney International Research Initiatives Scheme (IRIS)
Period: 2009-2010

Development of a laser microdissection microscopy approach for identification of plant cell-inhabiting fungi
Co-Researchers: Associate Professor Ian Anderson, Professor John Cairney, Professor Jann Conroy
Partner/Funding Body: University of Western Sydney Research Infrastructure Funds Scheme
Period: 2009

Testing climatic, physiological and hydrological assumptions underpinning water yield from montane forests
Co-Researchers: Professor Mark Adams, Dr Tarryn Turnbull, Dr Rutger Vervoort, Dr Thomas Buckley, Associate Professor Nathan Phillips, Dr Christopher Hepplewhite
Partner/Funding Body: Australian Research Council Linkage
Period: 2008-2012

Beyond an Inconvenient Truth: coping with changes in atmospheric CO2 and climate change
Co-Researchers: Professor Jann Conroy
Partner/Funding Body: University of Western Sydney International Research Initiatives Scheme
Period: 2008-2009

Eucalypt growth in past and future environments: a novel approach to understanding the impacts of atmospheric CO2 and climate
Co-Researchers: Professor Jann Conroy, Associate Professor Nathan Phillips, Associate Professor Barry Logan
Partner/Funding Body: Australian Research Council, Discovery Grant
Period: 2008-2010

Influence of drought on tree response to past, present and future climate conditions
Co-Researchers: Professor Jann Conroy
Partner/Funding Body: University of Western Sydney International Research Initiatives Scheme
Period: 2007–2008

Trade Off between carbon sequestration in forests and water yields under rising CO2
Co-Researchers: Professor Jann Conroy, Professor David Ellsworth
Partner/Funding Body: NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change, Grant Climate Action Grants Program
Period: 2007–2009

The Hawkesbury Forest Experiment: Impacts of Precipitation and CO2 on Trees
Co-Researchers: Professor Jann Conroy, Professor David Ellsworth, Associate Professor Ross McMurtrie, Professor Derek Eamus, Dr Anthony Haigh, Dr Belinda Medlyn, Professor Sune Linder
Partner/Funding Body: Australian Greenhouse Office
Period: 2005-2008

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Awards and Recognition

  • Editorial advisory board Tree Physiology.
  • Member of the editorial advisory board New Phytologist.
  • Member of the editorial review board Global Change Biology.

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

Smith SD, Tissue DT, Huxman TE, Loik ME, (2009) Ecophysiological responses of desert plants to elevated CO2: Environmental determinants and case studies, in

Perspectives in Biophysical Plant Ecophysiology: A Tribute to Park S Nobel, pp. 363-390. De la Barrera E, Smith WK (Eds), Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Press, Mexico City

Whitehead D, Walcroft AS, Griffin KL, Tissue DT, Turnbull MH, Engel V, Brown KJ, Schuster WSF, (2004) 'Scaling carbon uptake from leaves to canopies: insights from two forests with contrasting properties', in Forests at the Land-Atmosphere Interface, Mencuccini M, Grace J, Moncrieff J, McNaughton KG, (Eds), pp 231-254, CAB International, Oxford

Journal Articles

Blackman CJ, Aspinwall MJ, Tissue DT, Rymer PD, (2017) 'Genetic adaptation and phenotypic plasticity contribute to greater leaf hydraulic tolerance in response to drought in warmer climates', Tree Physiology, vol.37, no.5, pp 583-592

Broughton KJ, Smith RA, Duursma RA, Tan DKY, Payton P, Bange MP, Tissue DT, (2017) 'Warming alters the positive impact of elevated CO2 concentration on cotton growth and physiology during soil water deficit', Functional Plant Biology, vol.44, no.2, pp 267-278

de Dios VR, Gessler A, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Bahn M, del Castillo J, Devidal S, Garcia-Munoz S, Kayler Z, Landais D, Martin-Gomez P, Milcu A, Piel C, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Ravel O, Salekin S, Tissue DT, Tjoelker MG, Voltas J, Roy J, (2017) 'Circadian rhythms regulate the environmental responses of net CO2 exchange in bean and cotton canopies', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol.239, pp 185-191

Drake JE, Power SA, Duursma RA, Medlyn BE, Aspinwall MJ, Choat B, Creek D, Eamus D, Maier C, Pfautsch S, Smith RA, Tjoelker MG, Tissue DT, (2017) 'Stomatal and non-stomatal limitations of photosynthesis for four tree species under drought: A comparison of model formulations', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol.247, pp 454-466

Garcia-Plazaola JI, Fernandez-Marin B, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Hoch G, Landais D, Milcu A, Tissue DT, Voltas J, Gessler A, Roy J, de Dios VR, (2017) 'Endogenous circadian rhythms in pigment composition induce changes in photochemical efficiency in plant canopies', Plant Cell and Environment, vol.40, no.7, pp 1153-1162

Gessler A, Roy J, Kayler Z, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Bahn M, del Castillo J, Devidal S, García-Muñoz S, Landais D, Martín-Gomez P, Milcu A, Piel C, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Galiano L, Schaub M, Haeni M, Ravel O, Salekin S, Tissue DT, Tjoelker MG, Voltas J, Hoch G, Resco de Dios V, (2017) 'Night and day – Circadian regulation of night-time dark respiration and light-enhanced dark respiration in plant leaves and canopies', Environmental and Experimental Botany, vol.137, pp 14-25

Mencuccini M, Salmon Y, Mitchell P, Hölttä T, Choat B, Meir P, O'Grady A, Tissue D, Zweifel R, Sevanto S, Pfautsch S, (2017) 'An empirical method that separates irreversible stem radial growth from bark water content changes in trees: theory and case studies', Plant Cell and Environment, vol.40, no.2, pp 290-303

Osanai Y, Tissue DT, Bange MP, Anderson IC, Braunack MV, Singh BK, (2017) 'Plant-soil interactions and nutrient availability determine the impact of elevated CO2 and temperature on cotton productivity', Plant and Soil, vol.410, no.s 1-2, pp 87-102

Osanai Y, Tissue DT, Bange MP, Braunack MV, Anderson IC, Singh BK,(2017) 'Interactive effects of elevated CO2, temperature and extreme weather events on soil nitrogen and cotton productivity indicate increased variability of cotton production under future climate regimes', Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, vol.246 pp 343-353

Resco de Dios V, Gessler A, Ferrio JP, Alday J, Bahn M, del Castillo J, Devidal S, García-Muñoz S, Kayler Z, Landais D, Martín-Gómez P, Milcu A, Piel C, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Ravel O, Salekin S, Tissue D, Tjoelker M, Voltas J, Roy J, (2017) 'Circadian rhythms regulate the environmental responses of net CO2 exchange in bean and cotton canopies', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol.239, pp 185-191

Smith MD, Wilcox KR, Power SA, Tissue DT, Knapp AK, (2017) 'Assessing community and ecosystem sensitivity to climate change – toward a more comparative approach', Journal of Vegetation Science, vol.28, no.2, pp 235-237

Aspinwall MJ, Drake JE, Campany C, Vårhammar A, Ghannoum O, Tissue DT, Reich PB, Tjoelker MG, (2016) 'Convergent acclimation of leaf photosynthesis and respiration to prevailing ambient temperatures under current and warmer climates in Eucalyptus tereticornis', New Phytologist, vol.212, no.2, pp 354-367

Blackman CJ, Aspinwall MJ, Resco de Dios V, Smith RA, Tissue DT, (2016) 'Leaf photosynthetic, economics and hydraulic traits are decoupled among genotypes of a widespread species of eucalypt grown under ambient and elevated CO2', Functional Ecology, vol.30, no.9, pp 1491-1500

de Dios VR, Gessler A, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Bahn M, del Castillo J, Devidal S, Garcia-Munoz S, Kayler Z, Landais D, Martin-Gomez P, Milcu A, Piel C, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Ravel O, Salekin S, Tissue DT, Tjoelker MG, Voltas J, Roy J, (2016) 'Circadian rhythms have significant effects on leaf-to-canopy scale gas exchange under field conditions', Gigascience, vol.5, Article no.43

De Dios VR, Mereed TE, Ferrio JP, Tissue DT, Voltas J, (2016) 'Intraspecific variation in juvenile tree growth under elevated CO2 alone and with O3: A meta-analysis', Tree Physiology, vol.36, no.6, pp 682-693

Dijkstra FA, Carrillo Y, Aspinwall MJ, Maier C, Canarini A, Tahaei H, Choat B, Tissue DT, (2016) 'Water, nitrogen and phosphorus use efficiencies of four tree species in response to variable water and nutrient supply', Plant and Soil, vol.406, no.1 pp 187-199

Gibson-Forty EVJ, Barnett KL, Tissue DT, Power SA, (2016) 'Reducing rainfall amount has a greater negative effect on the productivity of grassland plant species than reducing rainfall frequency', Functional Plant Biology, vol.43, no.4, pp 380-391

Kelly JWG, Duursma RA, Atwell BJ, Tissue DT, Medlyn BE, (2016) 'Drought x CO2 interactions in trees: a test of the low-intercellular CO2 concentration (C-i) mechanism', New Phytologist, vol.209, no.4, pp 1600-1612

Mitchell PJ, O'Grady AP, Pinkard EA, Brodribb TJ, Arndt SK, Blackman CJ, Duursma RA, Fensham RJ, Hilbert DW, Nitschke CR, Norris J, Roxburgh SH, Ruthrof KX, Tissue DT, (2016) 'An ecoclimatic framework for evaluating the resilience of vegetation to water deficit', Global Change Biology, vol.22, no.5, pp 1677-1689

Pinto H, Powell JR, Sharwood RE, Tissue DT, Ghannoum O, (2016) 'Variations in nitrogen use efficiency reflect the biochemical subtype while variations in water use efficiency reflect the evolutionary lineage of C4 grasses at inter-glacial CO2', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol.39, no.3, pp 514-526

Power SA, Barnett KL, Ochoa-Hueso R, Facey SL, Gibson-Forty EVJ, Hartley SE, Nielsen UN, Tissue DT, Johnson SN, (2016) 'DRI-Grass: A new experimental platform for addressing grassland ecosystem responses to future precipitation scenarios in South-East Australia', Frontiers in Plant Science, vol.7, Article no.1373

Resco de Dios V, Loik ME, Smith R, Aspinwall MJ, Tissue DT, (2016) 'Genetic variation in circadian regulation of nocturnal stomatal conductance enhances carbon assimilation and growth', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol.39, no.1, pp 3-11

van Gestel NC, Dhungana N, Tissue DT, Zak JC, (2016) 'Seasonal microbial and nutrient responses during a 5-year reduction in the daily temperature range of soil in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem', Oecologia, vol.180, no.1, pp 265-277

Aspinwall MJ, Loik ME, de Dios VR, Tjoelker MG, Payton PR, Tissue DT, (2015) 'Utilizing intraspecific variation in phenotypic plasticity to bolster agricultural and forest productivity under climate change', Plant Cell and Environment, vol.38, no.9, pp 1752-1764, SI

Drake JE, Aspinwall MJ, Pfautsch S, Rymer PD, Reich PB, Smith RA, Crous KY, Tissue DT, Ghannoum O, Tjoelker MG, (2015) 'The capacity to cope with climate warming declines from temperate to tropical latitudes in two widely distributed Eucalyptus species', Global Change Biology, vol.21, no.1, pp 459-472

Duan HL, O'Grady AP, Duursma RA, Choat B, Huang GM, Smith RA, Jiang YA, Tissue DT, (2015) 'Drought responses of two gymnosperm species with contrasting stomatal regulation strategies under elevated [CO2] and temperature', Tree Physiology, vol.35, no.7, pp 756-770

Falster DS, Duursma RA, Ishihara MI, Barneche DR, FitzJohn RG, Vårhammar A, Aiba M, Ando M, Anten N, Aspinwall MJ, Baltzer JL, Baraloto C, Battaglia M, Battles JJ, Bond-Lamberty B, van Breugel M, Camac J, Claveau Y, Coll L, Dannoura M, Delagrange S, Domec J-C, Fatemi F, Wang Feng, Gargaglione V, Goto Y, Hagihara A, Hall JS, Hamilton S, Harja D, Hiura T, Holdaway R, Hutley LS, Ichie T, Jokela EJ, Kantola A, Kelly JWG, Kenzo T, King D, Kloeppel BD, Kohyama T, Komiyama A, Laclau J-P, Lusk CH, Maguire DA, le Maire G, Mäkelä A, Markesteijn L, Marshall J, McCulloh K, Miyata I, Mokany K, Mori S, Myster RW, Nagano M, Naidu SL, Nouvellon Y, O'Grady AP, O'Hara KL, Ohtsuka T, Osada N, Osunkoya OO, Peri PL, Petritan AM, Poorter L, Portsmuth A, Potvin C, Ransijn J, Reid D, Ribeiro SC, Roberts SD, Rodríguez R, Saldaña-Acosta A, Santa-Regina I, Sasa K, Selaya NG, Sillett SC, Sterck F, Takagi K, Tange T, Tanouchi H, Tissue DT, Umehara T, Utsugi H, Vadeboncoeur MA, Valladares F, Vanninen P, Wang JR, Wenk E, Williams R, de Aquino Ximenes F, Yamaba A, Yamada T, Yamakura T, Yanai RD, York RA, (2015) 'BAAD: a Biomass And Allometry Database for woody plants', Ecology, vol.96, pp 1445–1445

Huang G, Rymer PD, Duan H, Smith RA, Tissue DT, (2015) 'Elevated temperature is more effective than elevated [CO2] in exposing genotypic variation in Telopea speciosissima growth plasticity: Implications for woody plant populations under climate change', Global Change Biology, vol.21, no.10, pp 3800-3813

Lewis JD, Phillips NG, Logan BA, Smith RA, Aranjuelo I, Clarke S, Offord CA, Frith A, Barbour M, Huxman T, Tissue DT, (2015) 'Rising temperature may negate the stimulatory effect of rising CO2 on growth and physiology of Wollemi pine (Wollemia nobilis)', Functional Plant Biology, vol.42, no.9, pp 836-850

Lin Y-S, Medlyn BE, Duursma RA, Prentice IC, Wang H, Baig S, Eamus D, De Dios VR, Mitchell P, Ellsworth DS, De Beeck MO, Wallin G, Uddling J, Tarvainen L, Linderson M-L, Cernusak LA, Nippert JB, Ocheltree TW, Tissue DT, Martin-StPaul NK, Rogers A, Warren JM, De Angelis P, Hikosaka K, Han Q, Onoda Y, Gimeno TE, Barton CVM, Bennie J, Bonal D, Bosc A, Löw M, Macinins-Ng C, Rey A, Rowland L, Setterfield SA, Tausz-Posch S, Zaragoza-Castells J, Broadmeadow MSJ, Drake JE, Freeman M, Ghannoum O, Hutley LB, Kelly JW, Kikuzawa K, Kolari P, Koyama K, Limousin J-M, Meir P, Da Costa ACL, Mikkelsen TN, Salinas N, Sun W, Wingate L, (2015) 'Optimal stomatal behaviour around the world', Nature Climate Change, vol.5, no.5, pp 459-464

Ogle K, Barber JJ, Barron-Gafford GA, Bentley LP, Young JM, Huxman TE, Loik ME, Tissue DT, (2015) 'Quantifying ecological memory in plant and ecosystem processes', Ecology Letters, vol.18, no.3, pp 221-235

Quentin AG, Pinkard EA, Ryan MG, Tissue DT, Baggett LS, Adams HD, Maillard P, Marchand J, Landhausser SM, Lacointe A, Gibon Y, Anderegg WRL, Asao S, Atkin OK, Bonhomme M, Claye C, Chow PS, Clement-Vidal A, Davies NW, Dickman LT, Dumbur R, Ellsworth DS, Falk K, Galiano L, Grunzweig JM, Hartmann H, Hoch G, Hood S, Jones JE, Koike T, Kuhlmann I, Lloret F, Maestro M, Mansfield SD, Martinez-Vilalta J, Maucourt M, McDowell NG, Moing A, Muller B, Nebauer SG, Niinemets U, Palacio S, Piper F, Raveh E, Richter A, Rolland G, Rosas T, St Joanis B, Sala A, Smith RA, Sterck F, Stinziano JR, Tobias M, Unda F, Watanabe M, Way DA, Weerasinghe LK, Wild B, Wiley E, Woodruff DR, (2015) 'Non-structural carbohydrates in woody plants compared among laboratories', Tree Physiology, vol.35, no.11, pp 1146-1165

Warren JM, Jensen AM, Medlyn BE, Norby RJ, Tissue DT, (2015) 'Carbon dioxide stimulation of photosynthesis in Liquidambar styraciflua is not sustained during a 12-year field experiment', AOB Plants, vol.7, Article no.plu074

Zeppel MJB, Harrison SP, Adams HD, Kelley DI, Li G, Tissue DT, Dawson TE, Fensham R, Medlyn BE, Palmer A, West AG, Mcdowell NG, (2015) 'Drought and resprouting plants', New Phytologist, vol.206, no.2, pp 583-589

Bell CW, Tissue DT, Loik ME, Wallenstein MD, Acosta-Martinez V, Erickson RA, Zak JC, (2014) 'Soil microbial and nutrient responses to 7 years of seasonally altered precipitation in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland', Global Change Biology, vol.20, no.5, pp 1657-1673

Duan H, Duursma RA, Huang G, Smith RA, Choat B, O'Grady AP, Tissue DT, (2014) 'Elevated [CO2] does not ameliorate the negative effects of elevated temperature on drought-induced mortality in Eucalyptus radiata seedlings', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol.37, no.7, pp 1598-1613

Duursma RA, Barton CVM, Lin Y-S, Medlyn BE, Eamus D, Tissue DT, Ellsworth DS, McMurtrie RE, (2014) 'The peaked response of transpiration rate to vapour pressure deficit in field conditions can be explained by the temperature optimum of photosynthesis', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol.189-190, pp 2-10

Gauthier PPG, Crous KY, Ayub G, Duan H, Weerasinghe LK, Ellsworth DS, Tjoelker MG, Evans JR, Tissue DT, Atkin OK, (2014) 'Drought increases heat tolerance of leaf respiration in Eucalyptus globulus saplings grown under both ambient and elevated atmospheric [CO2] and temperature', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol.65, no.22, pp 6471-6485

Mitchell PJ, O'Grady AP, Tissue DT, Worledge D, Pinkard EA, (2014) 'Co-ordination of growth, gas exchange and hydraulics define the carbon safety margin in tree species with contrasting drought strategies', Tree Physiology, vol.34, no.5, pp 443-458

Pinto H, Sharwood RE, Tissue DT, Ghannoum O (2014). Photosynthesis of C3, C3-C4 and C4 grasses at glacial CO2. Journal of Experimental Botany, vol.65 , no.13 , pp 3669-3681 , Special Issue SI.

Zeppel MJB, Lewis JD, Phillips NG, Tissue DT, (2014) 'Consequences of nocturnal water loss: a synthesis of regulating factors and implications for capacitance, embolism and use in models', Tree Physiology, vol.34, no.10, pp 1047-1055

Anderson IC, Drigo B, Keniry K, Ghannoum O, Chambers SM, Tissue DT, Cairney JW, (2013) 'Interactive effects of preindustrial, current and future atmospheric CO2 concentrations and temperature on soil fungi associated with two Eucalyptus species', FEMS Microbiology Ecology, vol.83, no.2, pp 425-437

De Dios VR, Turnbull MH, Barbour MM, Ontedhu J, Ghannoum O, Tissue DT, (2013) 'Soil phosphorous and endogenous rhythms exert a larger impact than CO 2 or temperature on nocturnal stomatal conductance in Eucalyptus tereticornis', Tree Physiology, vol.33, no.11, pp 1206-1215

Duan H, Amthor JS, Duursma RA, O'Grady AP, Choat B, Tissue DT, (2013) 'Carbon dynamics of eucalypt seedlings exposed to progressive drought in elevated [CO2] and elevated temperature', Tree Physiology, vol.33, no.8, pp 779-792

Duursma RA, Payton P, Bange MP, Broughton KJ, Smith RA, Medlyn BE, Tissue DT, (2013) 'Near-optimal response of instantaneous transpiration efficiency to vapour pressure deficit, temperature and [CO2] in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol.168, pp 168-176

Franks PJ, Adams MA, Amthor JS, Barbour MM, Berry JA, Ellsworth DS, Farquhar GD, Ghannoum O, Lloyd J, McDowell N, Norby RJ, Tissue DT, von Caemmerer S, (2013) 'Sensitivity of plants to changing atmospheric CO2 concentration: From the geological past to the next century', New Phytologist, vol.197, no.4, pp 1077-1094

Lewis JD, Smith RA, Ghannoum O, Logan BA, Phillips NG, Tissue DT, (2013) 'Industrial-age changes in atmospheric [CO2] and temperature differentially alter responses of faster- and slower-growing Eucalyptus seedlings to short-term drought', Tree Physiology, vol.33, no.5, pp 475-488

Logan BA, Reblin JS, Zonana DM, Dunlavey RF, Hricko CR, Hall AW, Schmiege SC, Butschek RA, Duran KL, Emery RJN, Kurepin LV, Lewis JD, Pharis RP, Phillips NG, Tissue DT, (2013) 'Impact of eastern dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium pusillum) on host white spruce (Picea glauca) development, growth and performance across multiple scales', Physiologia Plantarum, vol.147, no.4, pp 502-513

Mcdowell NG, Ryan MG, Zeppel MJB, Tissue DT, (2013) 'Feature: Improving our knowledge of drought-induced forest mortality through experiments, observations, and modeling', New Phytologist, vol.200, no.2, pp 289-293

Mitchell PJ, O'Grady AP, Tissue DT, White DA, Ottenschlaeger ML, Pinkard EA (2013) 'Drought response strategies define the relative contributions of hydraulic dysfunction and carbohydrate depletion during tree mortality', New Phytologist, vol.197, no.3, pp 862-872

Murray TJ, Ellsworth DS, Tissue DT, Riegler M, (2013) 'Interactive direct and plant-mediated effects of elevated atmospheric [CO2] and temperature on a eucalypt-feeding insect herbivore', Global Change Biology, vol.19, no.5, pp 1407-1416

Murray TJ, Tissue DT, Ellsworth DS, Riegler M, (2013) 'Interactive effects of pre-industrial, current and future [CO2] and temperature on an insect herbivore of Eucalyptus', Oecologia, vol.171, no.4, pp 1025-1035

O'Grady AP, Mitchell PJM, Pinkard EA, Tissue DT, (2013) 'Thirsty roots and hungry leaves: Unravelling the roles of carbon and water dynamics in tree mortality', New Phytologist, vol.200, no.2, pp 294-297

Pfautsch S, Aspinwall M, Drake J, Choat B, Tissue D, Burykin T, Tjoelker M, (2013) 'Putting the puzzle together: Investigating hydraulic functioning and water transport at high spatial resolution in tall trees', Acta Horticulturae, vol.991, pp 245-252

Resco de Dios V, Díaz-Sierra R, Goulden ML, Barton CVM, Boer MM, Gessler A, Ferrio JP, Pfautsch S, Tissue DT, (2013) 'Woody clockworks: Circadian regulation of night-time water use in Eucalyptus globulus', New Phytologist, vol.200, no.3, pp 743-752

Sherwin GL, George L, Kannangara K, Tissue DT, Ghannoum O, (2013) 'Impact of industrial-age climate change on the relationship between water uptake and tissue nitrogen in eucalypt seedlings', Functional Plant Biology, vol.40, no.2, pp 201-212

Zeppel M, Logan B, Lewis JD, Phillips N, Tissue D, (2013) 'Why lose water at night? Disentangling the mystery of nocturnal sap flow, transpiration and stomatal conductance - When, where, who?', Acta Horticulturae, vol.991, pp 307-312

Barton CVM, Duursma RA, Medlyn BE, Ellsworth DS, Eamus D, Tissue DT, Adams MA, Conroy J, Crous KY, Liberloo M, Löw M, Linder S, McMurtrie RE, (2012) 'Effects of elevated atmospheric [CO2] on instantaneous transpiration efficiency at leaf and canopy scales in Eucalyptus saligna', Global Change Biology, vol.18, no.2, pp 585-295

Crous KY, Zaragoza-Castells J, Ellsworth DS, Duursma RA, Löw M, Tissue DT, Atkin OK, (2012) 'Light inhibition of leaf respiration in field-grown Eucalyptus saligna in whole-tree chambers under elevated atmospheric CO2 and summer drought', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol.35, no.5, pp 966-981

Duursma RA, Falster DS, Valladares F, Sterck FJ, Pearcy RW, Lusk CH, Sendall KM, Nordenstahl M, Houter NC, Atwell BJ, Kelly N, Kelly JWG, Liberloo M, Tissue DT, Medlyn BE, Ellsworth DS, (2012) 'Light interception efficiency explained by two simple variables: A test using a diversity of small- to medium-sized woody plants', New Phytologist, vol.193, no.2, pp 397-408

Ogle K, Lucas RW, Bentley LP, Cable JM, Barron-Gafford GA, Griffith A, Ignace D, Jenerette GD, Tyler A, Huxman TE, Loik ME, Smith SD, Tissue DT, (2012) 'Differential daytime and night-time stomatal behavior in plants from North American deserts', New Phytologist, vol.194, no.2, pp 464-476

Rowland DL, Faircloth WH, Payton P, Tissue DT, Ferrell JA, Sorensen RB, Butts CL, (2012) 'Primed acclimation of cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) through the use of deficit irrigation timed to crop developmental periods', Agricultural Water Management, vol.113, pp 85-95

Smith RA, Lewis JD, Ghannoum O, Tissue DT, (2012) 'Leaf structural responses to pre-industrial, current and elevated atmospheric [CO2] and temperature affect leaf function in Eucalyptus sideroxylon', Functional Plant Biology, vol.39, no.4, pp 285-296

Tissue DT, Lewis JD, (2012) 'Learning from the past: how low [CO2] studies inform plant and ecosystem response to future climate change', New Phytologist, vol.194, no.1, pp 4-6

Xu C-Y, Salih A, Ghannoum O, Tissue DT, (2012) 'Leaf structural characteristics are less important than leaf chemical properties in determining the response of leaf mass per area and photosynthesis of Eucalyptus saligna to industrial-age changes in [CO2] and temperature', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol.63, no.16, pp 5829-5841

Xu CY, Turnbull MH, Tissue DT, Lewis JD, Carson R, Schuster WSF, Whitehead D, Walcroft AS, Li JB, Griffin KL, (2012) 'Age-related decline of stand biomass accumulation is primarily due to mortality and not to reduction in NPP associated with individual tree physiology, tree growth or stand structure in a Quercus-dominated forest', Journal of Ecology, vol.100, no.2, pp 428-440

Zeppel MJB, Lewis JD, Chaszar B, Smith RA, Medlyn BE, Huxman TE, Tissue DT, (2012) 'Nocturnal stomatal conductance responses to rising [CO2], temperature and drought', New Phytologist, vol.193, no.4, pp 929-938

Aranjuelo I, Ebbets AL, Evans RD, Tissue DT, Nogues S, van Gestel N, Payton P, Ebbert V, Adams WW, Nowak RS, Smith SD, (2011) 'Maintenance of C sinks sustains enhanced C assimilation during long-term exposure to elevated CO2 in Mojave Desert shrubs', Oecologia, vol.167, no.2, pp 339-354

Ayub G, Smith RA, Tissue DT, Atkin OK, (2011) 'Impacts of drought on leaf respiration in darkness and light in Eucalyptus saligna exposed to industrial-age atmospheric CO2 and growth temperature', New Phytologist, vol.190, no.4, pp 1003-1018

Cable JM, Ogle K, Lucas RW, Huxman TE, Loik ME, Smith SD, Tissue DT, Ewers BE, Pendall E, Welker JM, Charlet TN, Cleary M, Griffith A, Nowak RS, Rogers M, Steltzer H, Sullivan PF, van Gestel NC, (2011) 'The temperature responses of soil respiration in deserts: A seven desert synthesis', Biogeochemistry, vol.103, nos.1-3, pp 71-90

Crous KY, Zaragoza-Castells J, Löw M, Ellsworth DS, Tissue DT, Tjoelker MG, Barton,CVM, Gimeno TE, Atkin OK, (2011) 'Seasonal acclimation of leaf respiration in Eucalyptus saligna trees: Impacts of elevated atmospheric CO2 and summer drought', Global Change Biology, vol.17, no.4, pp 1560-1576

Duursma RA, Barton CVM, Eamus D, Medlyn BE, Ellsworth DS, Forster MA, Tissue DT, Linder S, McMurtrie RE, (2011) 'Rooting depth explains [CO2] x drought interaction in Eucalyptus saligna', Tree Physiology, vol.31, no.9, pp 922-931

Lewis JD, Phillips NG, Logan BA, Hricko CR, Tissue DT, (2011) 'Leaf photosynthesis, respiration and stomatal conductance in six Eucalyptus species native to mesic and xeric environments growing in a common garden', Tree Physiology, vol.31, no.9, pp 997-1006

O'Grady AP, Tissue DT, Beadle CL, (2011) 'Canopy processes in a changing climate', Tree Physiology, vol.31, no.9, pp 887-892

Phillips NG, Attard RD, Ghannoum O, Lewis JD, Logan BA, Tissue DT, (2011) 'Impact of variable [CO2] and temperature on water transport structure-function relationships in Eucalyptus', Tree Physiology, vol.31, no.9, pp 945-952

Pinto H, Tissue DT, Ghannoum O, (2011) 'Panicum milioides (C3-C4) does not have improved water or nitrogen economies relative to C3 and C4 congeners exposed to industrial-age climate change', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol.62, no.9, pp 3223-3234

van Gestel NC, Schwilk DW, Tissue DT, Zak JC, (2011) 'Reductions in daily soil temperature variability increase soil microbial biomass C and decrease soil N availability in the Chihuahuan Desert: potential implications for ecosystem C and N fluxes', Global Change Biology, vol.17, no.12, pp 3564-3576

Whitehead D, Barbour MM, Griffin KL, Turnbull MH, Tissue DT, (2011) 'Effects of leaf age and tree size on stomatal and mesophyll limitations to photosynthesis in mountain beech (Nothofagus solandrii var. cliffortiodes)', Tree Physiology, vol.31, no.9, pp 985-996

Zeppel MJB, Lewis JD, Medlyn B, Barton CVM, Duursma RA, Eamus D, Adams MA, Phillips N, Ellsworth DS, Forster MA, Tissue DT, (2011) 'Interactive effects of elevated CO2 and drought on nocturnal water fluxes in Eucalyptus saligna', Tree Physiology, vol.31, no.9, pp 932-944

Barton CVM, Ellsworth DS, Medlyn BE, Duursma RA, Tissue DT, Adams MA, Eamus D, Conroy JP, McMurtrie RE, Parsby J, Linder S, (2010) 'Whole-tree chambers for elevated atmospheric CO2 experimentation and tree scale flux measurements in south-eastern Australia: The Hawkesbury Forest Experiment', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol.150, no.7-8, pp 941-951

Ghannoum O, Phillips NG, Conroy JP, Smith RA, Attard RD, Woodfield R, Logan BA, Lewis JD, Tissue DT, (2010) 'Exposure to preindustrial, current and future atmospheric CO2 and temperature differentially affects growth and photosynthesis in Eucalyptus', Global Change Biology, vol.16, no.1, pp 303-319

Ghannoum O, Phillips NG, Sears MA, Logan BA, Lewis JD, Conroy JP, Tissue DT, (2010) 'Photosynthetic responses of two eucalypts to industrial-age changes in atmospheric [CO2] and temperature', Plant Cell and Environment, vol.33, no.10, pp 1671-1681

Lewis JD, Ward JK, Tissue DT, (2010) 'Phosphorus supply drives nonlinear responses of cottonwood (Populus deltoides) to increases in CO2 concentration from glacial to future concentrations', New Phytologist, vol.187, no.2, pp 438-448

Logan BA, Hricko C, Lewis JD, Ghannoum O, Phillips NG, Smith RA, Conroy JP, Tissue DT, (2010) 'Examination of pre-industrial and future [CO2] reveals the temperature-dependent CO2 sensitivity of light energy partitioning at PSII in eucalypts', Functional Plant Biology, vol.37, pp 1041-1049

Phillips NG, Lewis JD, Logan BA, Tissue DT, (2010) 'Inter- and intra-specific variation in nocturnal water transport in Eucalyptus', Tree Physiology, vol.30, no.5, pp 586-596

Robertson TR, Zak JC, Tissue DT, (2010) 'Precipitation magnitude and timing differentially affect species richness and plant density in the sotol grassland of the Chihuahuan desert', Oecologia, vol.162, no.1, pp 185-197

Tissue DT, Lewis JD, (2010) 'Photosynthetic responses of cottonwood seedlings grown in glacial through future atmospheric [CO2] vary with phosphorus supply', Tree Physiology, vol.30, no.11, pp 1361-1372

Zeppel M, Tissue D, Taylor D, Macinnis-Ng C, Eamus D, (2010) 'Rates of nocturnal transpiration in two evergreen temperate woodland species with differing water-use strategies', Tree Physiology, vol.30, no.8, pp 988-1000

Bell CW, Acosta-Martinez V, McIntyre NE, Cox S, Tissue DT, Zak JC, (2009) 'Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan desert grassland', Microbial Ecology, vol.58, no.4, pp 827-842

Franklin O, McMurtrie RE, Iversen CM, Crous KY, Finzi AC, Tissue DT, Ellsworth DS, Oren R, Norby RJ, (2009) 'Forest fine-root production and nitrogen use under elevated CO2: Contrasting responses in evergreen and deciduous trees explained by a common principle', Global Change Biology,
vol.15, no.1, pp 132-144

Kottapalli KR, Rakwal R, Shibato J, Burow G, Tissue D, Burke J, Puppala N, Burow M, Payton P, (2009) 'Physiology and proteomics of the water-deficit stress response in three contrasting peanut genotypes', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol.32, no.4, pp 380-407

Logan B, Combs A, Myers K, Kent R, Stanley L, Tissue DT, (2009) 'Seasonal response of photosynthetic electron transport and energy dissipation in the eighth year of exposure to elevated atmospheric CO2 (FACE) in Pinus taeda (loblolly pine)', Tree Physiology, vol.29, no.6, pp 789-797

Patrick LD, Ogle K, Bell CW, Zak J, Tissue D, (2009) 'Physiological responses of two contrasting desert plant species to precipitation variability are differentially regulated by soil moisture and nitrogen dynamics', Global Change Biology, vol.15, no. 5, pp 1214-1229

Patrick LD, Ogle K, Tissue DT, (2009) 'A hierarchical Bayesian approach for estimation of photosynthetic parameters of C3 plants', Plant Cell and Environment, vol.32, no.12, pp 1695-1709

Robertson TR, Bell CW, Zak JC, Tissue DT, (2009) 'Precipitation timing and magnitude differentially affect aboveground annual net primary productivity in three perennial species in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland', New Phytologist, vol.181, no.1, pp 230-242

Bell C, McIntyre N, Cox S, Tissue D, Zak J, (2008) 'Soil microbial responses to temporal variations of moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland' Microbial Ecology, vol.56, no.1, pp 153-167

Bowman WP, Turnbull MH, Tissue DT, Whitehead D, Griffin KL, (2008) 'Sapwood temperature gradients between lower stems and the crown do not influence estimates of stand-level stem CO2 efflux' Tree Physiology, vol.28, no.10, pp 1553–1559

Phillips NG, Buckley TN, Tissue DT, (2008) 'Capacity of old trees to respond to environmental change', Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, vol.50, no.11, pp 1355-1364

Schuster WSF, Griffin KL, Roth H, Turnbull MH, Whitehead D, Tissue DT, (2008) 'Changes in composition, structure and aboveground biomass over seventy-six years (1930-2006) in the Black Rock Forest, Hudson Highlands, south eastern New York State', Tree Physiology, vol.28, no.24, pp 537-549

Patrick L, Cable J, Ignace D, Potts D, Barron-Gafford G, Van Gestel N, Robertson T, Alpert H, Griffith A, Huxman T, Zak J, Loik M, Tissue D, (2007) 'Effects of an increase in summer precipitation on leaf, soil and ecosystem fluxes of CO2 and H2O in a sotol-grassland in Big Bend National Park, Texas', Oecologia, vol.151, pp 704-718

Kane CD, Jasoni RL, Peffley EP, Thompson LD, Green CJ, Pare P, Tissue DT, (2006) 'Nutrient solution and solution pH influences onion growth and mineral content', Journal of Plant Nutrition, vol.29, pp 375-390

Kornyeyev D, Logan BA, Tissue DT, Holaday AS, (2006) 'Compensation for photosystem II photoinactivation by regulated non-photochemical dissipation influences the impact of photoinhibition on electron transport and CO2 assimilation', Plant and Cell Physiology, vol.47, pp 437-446

Reblin JS, Logan BA, Tissue DT, (2006) 'Impact of eastern dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium pusillum) infection on the needles of red (Picea rubens) and white spruce (P. glauca): oxygen exchange, biochemistry and morphology', Tree Physiology, vol.26, pp 1325-1332

Tissue DT, Barbour MM, Hunt J, Turnbull MH, Griffin KL, Walcroft AS, Whitehead D, (2006) 'Spatial and temporal scaling of intercellular CO2 concentration in a temperate rainforest dominated by Dacrydium cupressinum in New Zealand', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol.29, pp 497-510

Walcroft A, Brown KJ, Schuster WSF, Tissue DT, Turnbull MH, Griffin KL, Whitehead D, (2006) 'Radiative transfer and carbon assimilation in relation to canopy architecture, foliage area distribution and clumping in a mature temperate rainforest canopy in New Zealand', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol.135, pp 326-339

Barbour MM, Cernusak LA, Whitehead S, Griffin KL, Turnbull MH, Tissue DT, Farquhar GD, (2005) 'Nocturnal stomatal conductance and implications for modelling δ18O of leaf-respired CO2 in temperate tree species', Functional Plant Biology, vol.32, pp 1107-1121

Bowman WP, Barbour MM, Turnbull MH, Tissue DT, Whitehead D, Griffin KL, (2005) 'Sap flow rates and sapwood density are critical factors in within- and between-tree variation in CO2 efflux from stems of mature Dacrydium cupressinum trees', New Phytologist, vol.167, pp 815-828

Nagel JM, Wang X, Lewis JD, Fung HA, Tissue DT, Griffin KL, (2005) 'Atmospheric CO2 enrichment alters energy assimilation, investment and allocation in Xanthium strumarium', New Phytologist, vol.166, pp 513-523

Thompson L, Morris J, Peffley E, Green C, Pare P, Tissue D, Jasoni R, Hutson J, Wehner B, Kane C. 2005 'Flavonol content and composition of spring onions grown hydroponically or in potting soil', Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, vol.18, pp 635-645

Tissue DT, Griffin KL, Turnbull MH, Whitehead D, (2005) 'Stomatal and biochemical limitations to photosynthesis in a temperate rainforest dominated by Dacrydium cupressinum in New Zealand', Tree Physiology, vol.25, pp 447-456

Turnbull MH, Tissue DT, Griffin KL, Richardson SJ, Peltzer DA Whitehead D. (2005) 'Respiration characteristics in temperate rainforest tree species differ along a long-term soil-development chronosequence', Oecologia, vol.143, pp 271-279

Turnbull MH, Whitehead D, Tissue DT, Schuster WSF, Brown KJ, Griffin KL, (2005) 'Scaling foliar respiration in two contrasting forest canopies', Functional Ecology, vol.17, pp 101-114

van Gestel NC, Nesbit AD, Gordon EP, Green C, Pare PW, Thompson L, Peffley EB, Tissue DT, (2005) 'Continuous light may induce photosynthetic down-regulation in onion – consequences for growth and biomass partitioning', Physiologia Plantarum, vol.125, pp 235-246.

Whitehead D, Boelman NT, Turnbull MH, Griffin KL, Tissue DT, Barbour MM, Hunt JE, Richardson SJ, Peltzer DA, (2005) 'Photosynthesis and reflectance indices for rainforest species in ecosystems undergoing progression and retrogression along a soil fertility chronosequence in New Zealand', Oecologia, vol.144, pp 233-244

Yee DA, Tissue DT, (2005) 'Relationships between non-structural carbohydrates and flowering in a sub-tropical plant (Heliconia caribaea)', Caribbean Journal of Science, vol.41, pp 243-249

Griffin KL, Anderson OR, Tissue DT, Turnbull MH, Whitehead D, (2004) 'Variation in dark respiration and mitochondrial numbers within needles of Pinus radiata grown in ambient or elevated CO2 partial pressure', Tree Physiology, vol.24, pp 347-353

Huxman TE, Smith MD, Fay PA, Knapp AK, Shaw MR, Loik ME, Smith SD, Tissue DT, Zak JC, Weltzin JF, Pockman WT, Sala OE, Haddad B, Harte J, Koch GW, Schwinning S, Small EE, Williams DG, (2004) 'Convergence across biomes to a common rain-use efficiency', Nature, vol.429, pp 641-645

Huxman TE, Snyder K, Tissue D, Leffler J, Ogle K, Pockman W, Sandquist D, Potts D, (2004) 'Precipitation pulses and carbon fluxes in semi-arid and arid ecosystems', Oecologia, vol.141, pp 254-268

Jasoni R, Kane C, Green C, Peffley E, Tissue D, Thompson L, Payton P, Pare P, (2004) 'Altered leaf and root emissions from onion (Allium cepa L.) grown under elevated CO2 conditions', Environmental and Experimental Botany, vol.51, pp 273-280

Pare PW, Jasoni R, Peffley E, Thompson L, Tissue D, Green C, (2004) 'Elevated carbon dioxide alters hydrocarbon emissions and flavor in onion', SAE International, 2004-01-2299

Shapiro JB, Griffin KL, Lewis JD, Tissue DT, (2004) 'Response of leaf respiration in the light of Xanthium strumarium to elevated CO2 concentration, nitrogen availability and temperature', New Phytologist, vol.162, pp 377-386

Sholtis JD, Gunderson CA, Norby RJ, Tissue DT, (2004) 'Persistent stimulation of photosynthesis by elevated CO2 in a sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) forest stand', New Phytologist, vol.162, pp 343-354

Thompson L, Peffley E, Green C, Pare P, Tissue D, (2004) 'Biomass, flavonol levels and sensory characteristics of Allium cultivars grown hydroponically at ambient and elevated CO2', SAE International, 041ICES-136

Turnbull MH, Tissue DT, Murthy R, Wang X, Griffin KL, (2004) 'Nocturnal warming increases photosynthesis at elevated CO2 partial pressure in Populus deltoides', New Phytologist, vol.161, pp 819-826

Whitehead D, Griffin KL, Turnbull MH, Tissue DT, Engel VC, Brown KJ, Schuster WSF, Walcroft AS, (2004) 'Response of total night-time respiration to differences in total daily photosynthesis in a canopy of Quercus rubra L.', Global Change Biology, vol.10, pp 92