Doctor Renee Prokopavicius

Doctor Renee Prokopavicius

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Plant Stress Ecophysiology,
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Plant Stress Ecophysiology,
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD North Carolina State University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment
  • Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Contact

Email: R.Prokopavicius@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1921
Mobile:
Location: R2.G.33
Hawkesbury

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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Tabassum, S., Ossola, A., Prokopavicius, R., Ellsworth, D. and Leishman, M. (2021), 'Assessing the relationship between trait-based and horticultural classifications of plant responses to drought', Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, vol 61 .
  • Prokopavicius, R., Ossola, A., Leishman, M. and Ellsworth, D. (2020), 'A simple method for simulating drought effects on plants', Frontiers in Plant Science, vol 10 .
  • Esperon-Rodriguez, M., Rymer, P., Power, S., Challis, A., Prokopavicius, R. and Tjoelker, M. (2020), 'Functional adaptations and trait plasticity of urban trees along a climatic gradient', Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, vol 54 .
  • Prokopavicius, R., McHugh, I., Simpson, R., Ingram, L., Balas, D., Evans, B. and Adams, M. (2018), 'Productivity of an Australian mountain grassland is limited by temperature and dryness despite long growing seasons', Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol 256-257 , pp 116 - 124.
  • Carter, J., Orive, M., Gerhart, L., Stern, J., Prokopavicius, R., Nagel, J. and Ward, J. (2017), 'Warmest extreme year in U.S. history alters thermal requirements for tree phenology', Oecologia, vol 183, no 4 , pp 1197 - 1210.
  • Prokopavicius, R., Stout, A., Davis, A. and King, J. (2017), 'Transgenically altered lignin biosynthesis affects photosynthesis and water relations of field-grown Populus trichocarpa', Biomass and Bioenergy, vol 98 , pp 15 - 25.
  • Prokopavicius, R., Turnbull, T., Deheinzelin, A. and Adams, M. (2017), 'Does triacylglycerol (TAG) serve a photoprotective function in plant leaves? An examination of leaf lipids under shading and drought', Physiologia Plantarum, vol 161, no 3 , pp 400 - 413.
  • Prokopavicius, R., Broadhead, A., Bostic, L., Dunn, R. and Hoffmann, W. (2016), 'Stomatal acclimation to vapour pressure deficit doubles transpiration of small tree seedlings with warming', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol 39, no 10 , pp 2221 - 2234.
  • Prokopavicius, R., Salk, C., Hoffmann, W. and Dunn, R. (2015), 'Temperature alone does not explain phenological variation of diverse temperate plants under experimental warming', Global Change Biology, vol 21, no 8 , pp 3138 - 3151.
  • Prokopavicius, R., Dunn, R. and Hoffmann, W. (2014), 'Are winter-active species vulnerable to climate warming? A case study with the wintergreen terrestrial orchid, Tipularia discolor', Oecologia, vol 176, no 4 , pp 1161 - 1172.
  • Hoffmann, W., Prokopavicius, R., Abit, P. and Lau, O. (2011), 'Hydraulic failure and tree dieback are associated with high wood density in a temperate forest under extreme drought', Global Change Biology, vol 17, no 8 , pp 2731 - 2742.
  • Prokopavicius, R., Zeng, H. and Hoffmann, W. (2010), 'Drought-deciduous behavior reduces nutrient losses from temperate deciduous trees under severe drought', Oecologia, vol 163, no 4 , pp 845 - 854.
  • Prokopavicius, R., Bhandari, R., Wall, W., Hohmann, M., Gray, J. and Hoffmann, W. (2009), 'Are rare species less shade tolerant than common species in fire-prone environments? A test with seven Amorpha (Fabaceae) species', Plant Ecology, vol 205, no 2 , pp 249 - 260.
  • Prokopavicius, R., Sage, E. and Ward, J. (2008), 'Population-level variation of Fraxinus americana (white ash) is influenced by precipitation differences across the native range', Tree Physiology, vol 28, no 1 , pp 151 - 159.

Current Projects

Title: Green or crispy: Which plants use transpiration to survive heatwaves?
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Renee Prokopavicius
Years: 2020-08-07 - 2024-06-08
ID: P00025618

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