Professor Sally Power

Professor Sally Power

Professor,
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University of London

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Contact

Email: S.Power@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1359
Mobile: 0435180064
Location: R2.G.15
Hawkesbury

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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ochoa-Hueso, R., Pineiro, J., Hasegawa, S., Illanas, S., Miranda, H., Reverter, M. and Power, S. (2021), 'Spatial homogenization of understory plant communities under eCO2 in a mature Eucalyptus woodland', Journal of Ecology, vol 109, no 3 , pp 1386 - 1395.
  • Zhang, H., Powell, J., Power, S., Churchill, A., Plett, J., Macdonald, C., Jacob, V., Kim, G., Pendall, E., Tissue, D., Catunda, K., Igwenagu, C., Carrillo, Y., Moore, B. and Anderson, I. (2021), 'Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal-mediated reduction in N2O emissions were not impacted by experimental warming for two common pasture species', Pedobiologia, vol 87-88 .
  • Ball, K., Woodin, S., Power, S., Brien, C., Berger, B., Smith, P. and Pendall, E. (2021), 'Integrating ecological stoichiometry to understand nutrient limitation and potential for competition in mixed pasture assemblages', Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, vol 21, no 3 , pp 2489 - 2500.
  • Zhang, H., Powell, J., Plett, J., Churchill, A., Power, S., Macdonald, C., Jacob, V., Kim, G., Pendall, E., Tissue, D., Catunda, K., Igwenagu, C., Carrillo, Y., Moore, B. and Anderson, I. (2021), 'Climate warming negates arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal reductions in soil phosphorus leaching with tall fescue but not lucerne', Soil Biology and Biochemistry, vol 152 .
  • Catunda, K., Churchill, A., Zhang, H., Power, S. and Moore, B. (2021), '[In Press] Short-term drought is a stronger driver of plant morphology and nutritional composition than warming in two common pasture species', Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, .
  • Barnett, K., Johnson, S., Facey, S., Gibson-Forty, E., Ochoa-Hueso, R. and Power, S. (2021), 'Altered precipitation and root herbivory affect the productivity and composition of a mesic grassland', BMC Ecology and Evolution, vol 21, no 1 .
  • Arca, V., Power, S., Delgado Baquerizo, M., Pendall, E. and Ochoa-Hueso, R. (2021), 'Seasonal effects of altered precipitation regimes on ecosystem-level CO2 fluxes and their drivers in a grassland from Eastern Australia', Plant and Soil, vol 460, no 1-2 , pp 435 - 451.
  • Deveautour, C., Power, S., Barnett, K., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Donn, S., Bennett, A. and Powell, J. (2020), 'Temporal dynamics of mycorrhizal fungal communities and co-associations with grassland plant communities following experimental manipulation of rainfall', Journal of Ecology, vol 108, no 2 , pp 515 - 527.
  • Ochoa Hueso, C., Pineiro Nevado, J. and Power, S. (2020), 'Spatial distribution of fine root biomass in a remnant Eucalyptus tereticornis woodland in Eastern Australia', Plant Ecology, vol 221, no 1 , pp 55 - 62.
  • Jiang, M., Medlyn, B., Drake, J., Duursma, R., Anderson, I., Barton, C., Boer, M., Carrillo, Y., Castaneda-Gomez, L., Collins, L., Crous, K., De Kauwe, M., Santos, B., Emerson, K., Facey, S., Gherlenda, A., Gimeno, T., Hasegawa, S., Johnson, S., Kannaste, A., Macdonald, C., Mahmud, K., Moore, B., Nazaries, L., Neilson, E., Nielsen, U., Niinemets, U., Noh, N., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Pathare, V., Pendall, E., Pihlblad, J., Pineiro, J., Powell, J., Power, S., Reich, P., Renchon, A., Riegler, M., Rinnan, R., Rymer, P., Salomon, R., Singh, B., Smith, B., Tjoelker, M., Walker, J., Wujeska-Klause, A., Yang, J., Zaehle, S. and Ellsworth, D. (2020), 'The fate of carbon in a mature forest under carbon dioxide enrichment', Nature, vol 580 , pp 227 - 231.
  • Chieppa, J., Power, S., Tissue, D. and Nielsen, U. (2020), 'Allometric estimates of aboveground biomass using cover and height are improved by increasing specificity of plant functional groups in eastern Australian rangelands', Rangeland Ecology and Management, vol 73, no 3 , pp 375 - 383.
  • 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 .
  • Jacob, V., Zhang, H., Churchill, A., Yang, J., Choat, B., Medlyn, B., Power, S. and Tissue, D. (2020), 'Warming reduces net carbon gain and productivity in Medicago sativa and Festuca arundinacea', Agronomy, vol 10, no 10 .
  • Ochoa-Hueso, R., Borer, E., Seabloom, E., Hobbie, S., Risch, A., Collins, S., Alberti, J., Bahamonde, H., Brown, C., Caldeira, M., Daleo, P., Dickman, C., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Esch, E., Eskelinen, A., Fernandez, V., Gusewell, S., Gutierrez-Larruga, B., Hofmockel, K., Laungani, R., Lind, E., Lopez, A., McCulley, R., Moore, J., Peri, P., Power, S., Price, J., Prober, S., Roscher, C., Sarneel, J., Schutz, M., Siebert, J., Standish, R., Velasco Ayuso, S., Virtanen, R., Wardle, G., Wiehl, G., Yahdjian, L. and Zamin, T. (2020), 'Microbial processing of plant remains is co-limited by multiple nutrients in global grasslands', Global Change Biology, vol 26, no 8 , pp 4572 - 4582.
  • Kattge, J., Bonisch, G., Diaz, S., Lavorel, S., Prentice, I., Leadley, P., Tautenhahn, S., Werner, G., Aakala, T., Abedi, M., Acosta, A., Adamidis, G., Adamson, K., Aiba, M., Albert, C., Alcantara, J., Alcazar C, C., Aleixo, I., Ali, H., Amiaud, B., Ammer, C., Amoroso, M., Anand, M., Anderson, C., Anten, N., Antos, J., Apgaua, D., Ashman, T., Asmara, D., Asner, G., Aspinwall, M., Atkin, O., Aubin, I., Baastrup-Spohr, L., Bahalkeh, K., Bahn, M., Baker, T., Baker, W., Bakker, J., Baldocchi, D., Baltzer, J., Banerjee, A., Baranger, A., Barlow, J., Barneche, D., Baruch, Z., Bastianelli, D., Battles, J., Bauerle, W., Bauters, M., Bazzato, E., Beckmann, M., Beeckman, H., Beierkuhnlein, C., Bekker, R., Belfry, G., Belluau, M., Beloiu, M., Benavides, R., Benomar, L., Berdugo-Lattke, M., Berenguer, E., Bergamin, R., Bergmann, J., Bergmann Carlucci, M., Berner, L., Bernhardt-Romermann, M., Bigler, C., Bjorkman, A., Blackman, C., Blanco, C., Blonder, B., Blumenthal, D., Bocanegra-Gonzalez, K., Boeckx, P., Bohlman, S., Bohning-Gaese, K., Boisvert-Marsh, L., Bond, W., Bond-Lamberty, B., Boom, A., Boonman, C., Bordin, K., Boughton, E., Boukili, V., Bowman, D., Bravo, S., Brendel, M., Broadley, M., Brown, K., Bruelheide, H., Brumnich, F., Bruun, H., Bruy, D., Buchanan, S., Bucher, S., Buchmann, N., Buitenwerf, R., Bunker, D., Burger, J., Burrascano, S., Burslem, D., Butterfield, B., Byun, C., Marques, M., Scalon, M., Caccianiga, M., Cadotte, M., Cailleret, M., Camac, J., Camarero, J., Campany, C., Campetella, G., Campos, J., Cano-Arboleda, L., Canullo, R., Carbognani, M., Carvalho, F., Casanoves, F., Castagneyrol, B., Catford, J., Cavender-Bares, J., Cerabolini, B., Cervellini, M., Chacon-Madrigal, E., Chapin, K., Chapin, F., Chelli, S., Chen, S., Chen, A., Cherubini, P., Chianucci, F., Choat, B., Chung, K., Chytry, M., Ciccarelli, D., Coll, L., Collins, C., Conti, L., Coomes, D., Cornelissen, J., Cornwell, W., Corona, P., Coyea, M., Craine, J., Craven, D., Cromsigt, J., Csecserits, A., Cufar, K., Cuntz, M., da Silva, A., Dahlin, K., Dainese, M., Dalke, I., Dalle Fratte, M., Dang-Le, A., Danihelka, J., Dannoura, M., Dawson, S., De Beer, A., De Frutos, A., De Long, J., Dechant, B., Delagrange, S., Delpierre, N., Derroire, G., Dias, A., Diaz-Toribio, M., Dimitrakopoulos, P., Dobrowolski, M., Doktor, D., Drevojan, P., Dong, N., Dransfield, J., Dressler, S., Duarte, L., Ducouret, E., Dullinger, S., Durka, W., Duursma, R., Dymova, O., E-Vojtko, A., Eckstein, R., Ejtehadi, H., Elser, J., Emilio, T., Engemann, K., Erfanian, M., Erfmeier, A., Esquivel-Muelbert, A., Esser, G., Estiarte, M., Domingues, T., Fagan, W., Fagundez, J., Falster, D., Fan, Y., Fang, J., Farris, E., Fazlioglu, F., Feng, Y., Fernandez-Mendez, F., Ferrara, C., Ferreira, J., Fidelis, A., Finegan, B., Firn, J., Flowers, T., Flynn, D., Fontana, V., Forey, E., Forgiarini, C., Francois, L., Frangipani, M., Frank, D., Frenette-Dussault, C., Freschet, G., Fry, E., Fyllas, N., Mazzochini, G., Gachet, S., Gallagher, R., Ganade, G., Ganga, F., Garcia-Palacios, P., Gargaglione, V., Garnier, E., Garrido, J., Gasper, A., Gea-Izquierdo, G., Gibson, D., Gillison, A., Giroldo, A., Glasenhardt, M., Gleason, S., Gliesch, M., Goldberg, E., Goldel, B., Gonzalez-Akre, E., Gonzalez-Andujar, J., Gonzalez-Melo, A., Gonzalez-Robles, A., Graae, B., Granda, E., Graves, S., Green, W., Gregor, T., Gross, N., Guerin, G., Gunther, A., Gutierrez, A., Haddock, L., Haines, A., Hall, J., Hambuckers, A., Han, W., Harrison, S., Hattingh, W., Hawes, J., He, T., He, P., Heberling, J., Helm, A., Hempel, S., Hentschel, J., Herault, B., Heres, A., Herz, K., Heuertz, M., Hickler, T., Hietz, P., Higuchi, P., Hipp, A., Hirons, A., Hock, M., Hogan, J., Holl, K., Honnay, O., Hornstein, D., Hou, E., Hough-Snee, N., Hovstad, K., Ichie, T., Igic, B., Illa, E., Isaac, M., Ishihara, M., Ivanov, L., Ivanova, L., Iversen, C., Izquierdo, J., Jackson, R., Jackson, B., Jactel, H., Jagodzinski, A., Jandt, U., Jansen, S., Jenkins, T., Jentsch, A., Jespersen, J., Jiang, G., Johansen, J., Johnson, D., Jokela, E., Joly, C., Jordan, G., Joseph, G., Junaedi, D., Junker, R., Justes, E., Kabsems, R., Kane, J., Kaplan, Z., Kattenborn, T., Kavelenova, L., Kearsley, E., Kempel, A., Kenzo, T., Kerkhoff, A., Khalil, M., Kinlock, N., Kissling, W., Kitajima, K., Kitzberger, T., Kjoller, R., Klein, T., Kleyer, M., Klimesova, J., Klipel, J., Kloeppel, B., Klotz, S., Knops, J., Kohyama, T., Koike, F., Kollmann, J., Komac, B., Komatsu, K., Konig, C., Kraft, N., Kramer, K., Kreft, H., Kuhn, I., Kumarathunge, D., Kuppler, J., Kurokawa, H., Kurosawa, Y., Kuyah, S., Laclau, J., Lafleur, B., Lallai, E., Lamb, E., Lamprecht, A., Larkin, D., Laughlin, D., Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y., Le Maire, G., Le Roux, P., Le Roux, E., Lee, T., Lens, F., Lewis, S., Lhotsky, B., Li, Y., Li, X., Lichstein, J., Liebergesell, M., Lim, J., Lin, Y., Linares, J., Liu, C., Liu, D., Liu, U., Livingstone, S., Llusia, J., Lohbeck, M., Lopez-Garcia, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Lososova, Z., Louault, F., Lukacs, B., Kukes, P., Luo, Y., Lussu, M., Ma, S., Maciel Rabelo Pereira, C., Mack, M., Maire, V., Makela, A., Makinen, H., Malhado, A., Mallik, A., Manning, P., Manzoni, S., Marchetti, Z., Marchino, L., Marcilio-Silva, V., Marcon, E., Marignani, M., Markesteijn, L., Martin, A., Martinez-Garza, C., Martinez-Vilalta, J., Maskova, T., Mason, K., Mason, N., Massad, T., Masse, J., Mayrose, I., McCarthy, J., McCormack, M., McCulloch, K., McFadden, I., McGill, B., McPartland, M., Medeiros, J., Medlyn, B., Meerts, P., Mehrabi, Z., Meir, P., Melo, F., Mencuccini, M., Meredieu, C., Messier, J., Meszaros, I., Metsaranta, J., Michaletz, S., Michelaki, C., Migalina, S., Milla, R., Miller, J., Minden, V., Ming, R., Mokany, K., Moles, A., Molnar, A., Molofsky, J., Molz, M., Montgomery, R., Monty, A., Moravcova, L., Moreno-Martinez, A., Moretti, M., Mori, A., Mori, S., Morris, D., Morrison, J., Mucina, L., Mueller, S., Muir, C., Muller, S., Munoz, F., Myers-Smith, I., Myster, R., Nagano, M., Naidu, S., Narayanan, A., Natesan, B., Negoita, L., Nelson, A., Neuschulz, E., Ni, J., Niedrist, G., Nieto, J., Niinemets, U., Nolan, R., Power, S., Reich, P., Tissue, D. and Tjoelker, M. (2020), 'TRY plant trait database : enhanced coverage and open access', Global Change Biology, vol 26, no 1 , pp 119 - 188.
  • Ball, K., Baldock, J., Penfold, C., Power, S., Woodin, S., Smith, P. and Pendall, E. (2020), 'Soil organic carbon and nitrogen pools are increased by mixed grass and legume cover crops in vineyard agroecosystems : detecting short-term management effects using infrared spectroscopy', Geoderma, vol 379 .
  • Pineiro, J., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Drake, J., Tjoelker, M. and Power, S. (2020), 'Water availability drives fine root dynamics in a Eucalyptus woodland under elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration', Functional Ecology, vol 34, no 11 , pp 2389 - 2402.
  • Schmidt, L., Gilpin, A., Cook, J., Rymer, P., Gibson-Roy, P., Craigie, S. and Power, S. (2020), 'Restoration of native wildflower patches in agronomic settings for diverse and healthy pollinator populations', Australasian Plant Conservation, vol 28, no 4 , pp 17 - 19.
  • Deveautour, C., Chieppa, J., Nielsen, U., Boer, M., Mitchell, C., Horn, S., Power, S., Guillen, A., Bennett, A. and Powell, J. (2020), 'Biogeography of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal spore traits along an aridity gradient, and responses to experimental rainfall manipulation', Fungal Ecology, vol 46 .
  • Ball, K., Power, S., Brien, C., Woodin, S., Jewell, N., Berger, B. and Pendall, E. (2020), 'High-throughput, image-based phenotyping reveals nutrient-dependent growth facilitation in a grass-legume mixture', PLoS One, vol 15, no 10 .
  • Ochoa-Hueso, R., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., An King, P., Benham, M., Arca, V. and Power, S. (2019), 'Ecosystem type and resource quality are more important than global change drivers in regulating early stages of litter decomposition', Soil Biology and Biochemistry, vol 129 , pp 144 - 152.
  • Finch, J., Power, S., Welbergen, J. and Cook, J. (2019), 'A non-pollinating moth inflicts higher seed predation than two co-pollinators in an obligate pollination mutualism', Ecological Entomology, vol 44, no 6 , pp 780 - 791.
  • Ochoa-Hueso, R., Pineiro, J. and Power, S. (2019), 'Decoupling of nutrient cycles in a Eucalyptus woodland under elevated CO2', Journal of Ecology, vol 107, no 6 , pp 2532 - 2540.
  • Esperon-Rodriguez, M., Power, S., Tjoelker, M., Beaumont, L., Burley, H., Caballero-Rodriguez, D. and Rymer, P. (2019), 'Assessing the vulnerability of Australia's urban forests to climate extremes', Plants, People, Planet, vol 1, no 4 , pp 387 - 397.
  • Chieppa, J., Nielsen, U., Tissue, D. and Power, S. (2019), 'Drought and phosphorus affect productivity of a mesic grassland via shifts in root traits of dominant species', Plant and Soil, vol 444, no 1-2 , pp 457 - 473.
  • Risch, A., Zimmermann, S., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Schutz, M., Frey, B., Firn, J., Fay, P., Hagedorn, F., Borer, E., Seabloom, E., Harpole, W., Knops, J., McCulley, R., Broadbent, A., Stevens, C., Silveira, M., Adler, P., Baez, S., Biederman, L., Blair, J., Brown, C., Caldeira, M., Collins, S., Daleo, P., Di Virgilio, A., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Esch, E., Eskelinen, A., Hagenah, N., Hautier, Y., Kirkman, K., MacDougall, A., Moore, J., Power, S., Prober, S., Roscher, C., Sankaran, M., Siebert, J., Speziale, K., Tognetti, P., Virtanen, R., Yahdjian, L. and Moser, B. (2019), 'Soil net nitrogen mineralisation across global grasslands', Nature Communications, vol 10, no 1 .
  • Ochoa Hueso, C., Collins, S., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Hamonts, K., Pockman, W., Sinsabaugh, R., Smith, M., Knapp, A. and Power, S. (2018), 'Drought consistently alters the composition of soil fungal and bacterial communities in grasslands from two continents', Global Change Biology, vol 24, no 7 , pp 2818 - 2827.
  • Hasegawa, S., Pineiro Nevado, J., Ochoa Hueso, C., Haigh, A., Rymer, P., Barnett, K. and Power, S. (2018), 'Elevated CO2 concentrations reduce C4 cover and decrease diversity of understorey plant community in a Eucalyptus woodland', Journal of Ecology, vol 106, no 4 , pp 1483 - 1494.
  • Deveautour, C., Donn, S., Power, S., Bennett, A. and Powell, J. (2018), 'Experimentally altered rainfall regimes and host root traits affect grassland arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities', Molecular Ecology, vol 27 , pp 2152 - 2163.
  • Collins, L., Boer, M., Resco de Dios, V., Power, S., Bendall, E., Hasegawa, S., Ochoa-Hueso, R., Pineiro Nevado, J. and Bradstock, R. (2018), 'Effects of competition and herbivory over woody seedling growth in a temperate woodland trump the effects of elevated CO2', Oecologia, vol 187, no 3 , pp 811 - 823.
  • Nooten, S., Schultheiss, P., Wright, J., Macdonald, C., Singh, B., Cook, J. and Power, S. (2018), 'What shapes plant and animal diversity on urban golf courses?', Urban Ecosystems, vol 21, no 3 , pp 565 - 576.
  • Barnett, K., Johnson, S. and Power, S. (2018), 'Drought negates growth stimulation due to root herbivory in pasture grasses', Oecologia, vol 188, no 3 , pp 777 - 789.
  • Finch, J., Power, S., Welbergen, J. and Cook, J. (2018), 'Two's company, three's a crowd : co-occurring pollinators and parasite species in Breynia oblongifolia (Phyllanthaceae)', BMC Evolutionary Biology, vol 18, no 1 .
  • Smith, M., Wilcox, K., Power, S., Tissue, D. and Knapp, A. (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.
  • Ochoa Hueso, C., Hughes, J., Delgado Baquerizo, M., Drake, J., Tjoelker, M., Pineiro Nevado, J. and Power, S. (2017), 'Rhizosphere-driven increase in nitrogen and phosphorus availability under elevated atmospheric CO2 in a mature Eucalyptus woodland', Plant and Soil, vol 416, no 1-2 , pp 283 - 295.
  • Biederman, L., Mortensen, B., Fay, P., Hagenah, N., Knops, J., La Pierre, K., Laungani, R., Lind, E., McCulley, R., Power, S., Seabloom, E. and Tognetti, P. (2017), 'Nutrient addition shifts plant community composition towards earlier flowering species in some prairie ecoregions in the U.S. Central Plains', PLoS One, vol 12, no 5 .
  • Drake, J., Power, S., Duursma, R., Medlyn, B., Aspinwall, M., Choat, B., Creek, D., Eamus, D., Maier, C., Pfautsch, S., Smith, R., Tjoelker, M. and Tissue, D. (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.
  • Pineiro Nevado, J., Ochoa Hueso, C., Delgado Baquerizo, M., Dobrick, S., Reich, P., Pendall, E. and Power, S. (2017), 'Effects of elevated CO2 on fine root biomass are reduced by aridity but enhanced by soil nitrogen : a global assessment', Scientific Reports, vol 7 .
  • Fry, E., Manning, P., Macdonald, C., Hasegawa, S., De Palma, A., Power, S. and Singh, B. (2016), 'Shifts in microbial communities do not explain the response of grassland ecosystem function to plant functional composition and rainfall change', Soil Biology and Biochemistry, vol 92 , pp 199 - 210.
  • Hasegawa, S., Macdonald, C. and Power, S. (2016), 'Elevated carbon dioxide increases soil nitrogen and phosphorus availability in a phosphorus-limited Eucalyptus woodland', Global Change Biology, vol 22, no 4 , pp 1628 - 1643.
  • Medlyn, B., Duursma, R., Crous, K., Drake, J., Gimeno Chocarro, T., Macdonald, C., Power, S., Tjoelker, M., Ellsworth, D., De Kauwe, M., Zaehle, S., Walker, A., Luus, K., Mishurov, M., Pak, B., Smith, B., Wang, Y., Yang, X. and Norby, R. (2016), 'Using models to guide field experiments : a priori predictions for the CO2 response of a nutrient- and water-limited native Eucalypt woodland', Global Change Biology, vol 22, no 8 , pp 2834 - 2851.
  • Morgan, J., Dwyer, J., Price, J., Prober, S., Power, S., Firn, J., Moore, J., Wardle, G., Seabloom, E., Borer, E. and Camac, J. (2016), 'Species origin affects the rate of response to inter-annual growing season precipitation and nutrient addition in four Australian native grasslands', Journal of Vegetation Science, vol 27, no 6 , pp 1164 - 1176.
  • Power, S., Barnett, K., Ochoa Hueso, C., Facey, S., Gibson-Forty, E., Hartley, S., Nielsen, U., Tissue, D. and Johnson, S. (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 .
  • Torode, M., Barnett, K., Facey, S., Nielsen, U., Power, S. and Johnson, S. (2016), 'Altered precipitation impacts on above- and below-ground grassland invertebrates : summer drought leads to outbreaks in spring', Frontiers in Plant Science, vol 7 .
  • Gibson-Forty, E., Barnett, K., Tissue, D. and Power, S. (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.
  • Jones, A. and Power, S. (2015), 'Functional relationships with N deposition differ according to stand maturity in Calluna-dominated Heathland', Ambio, vol 44, no 2 , pp 131 - 141.
  • Thakur, M., Milcu, A., Manning, P., Niklaus, P., Roscher, C., Power, S., Reich, P., Scheu, S., Tilman, D., Ai, F., Guo, H., Ji, R., Pierce, S., Guerrero-Ramirez, N., Richter, A., Steinauer, K., Strecker, T., Vogel, A. and Eisenhauer, N. (2015), 'Plant diversity drives soil microbial biomass carbon in grasslands irrespective of global environmental change factors', Global Change Biology, vol 21, no 11 , pp 4076 - 4085.
  • Fry, E., Power, S. and Manning, P. (2014), 'Trait-based classification and manipulation of plant functional groups for biodiversity-ecosystem function experiments', Journal of Vegetation Science, vol 25, no 1 , pp 248 - 261.
  • Field, C., Dise, N., Payne, R., Britton, A., Emmett, B., Helliwell, R., Hughes, S., Jones, L., Lees, S., Leake, J., Leith, I., Phoenix, G., Power, S., Sheppard, L., Southon, G., Stevens, C. and Caporn, S. (2014), 'The role of nitrogen deposition in widespread plant community change across semi-natural habitats', Ecosystems, vol 17, no 5 , pp 864 - 877.
  • Lee, M., Manning, P., Walker, C. and Power, S. (2014), 'Plant and arthropod community sensitivity to rainfall manipulation but not nitrogen enrichment in a successional grassland ecosystem', Oecologia, vol 176, no 4 , pp 1173 - 1185.
  • Fry, E., Manning, P. and Power, S. (2014), 'Ecosystem functions are resistant to extreme changes to rainfall regimes in a mesotrophic grassland', Plant and Soil, vol 381, no 1-2 , pp 351 - 365.
  • Green, E., Ellis, R., Gadsdon, S., Milcu, A. and Power, S. (2013), 'How does N deposition affect belowground heathland recovery following wildfire?', Soil Biology and Biochemistry, vol 57 , pp 775 - 783.
  • Fry, E., Manning, P., Allen, D., Hurst, A., Everwand, G., Rimmler, M. and Power, S. (2013), 'Plant functional group composition modifies the effects of precipitation change on grassland ecosystem function', PLoS ONE, vol 8, no 2 .
  • Lee, M. and Power, S. (2013), 'Direct and indirect effects of roads and road vehicles on the plant community composition of calcareous grasslands', Environmental Pollution, vol 176 , pp 106 - 113.
  • Southon, G., Field, C., Caporn, S., Britton, A. and Power, S. (2013), 'Nitrogen deposition reduces plant diversity and alters ecosystem functioning : field-scale evidence from a nationwide survey of UK heathlands', PLoS One, vol 8, no 4 .
  • Seed, L., Wolseley, P., Gosling, L., Davies, L. and Power, S. (2013), 'Modelling relationships between lichen bioindicators, air quality and climate on a national scale : results from the UK OPAL air survey', Environmental Pollution, vol 182 , pp 437 - 447.
  • Bertuzzi, S., Davies, L., Power, S. and Tretiach, M. (2013), 'Why lichens are bad biomonitors of ozone pollution?', Ecological Indicators, vol 34 , pp 391 - 397.
  • Ahmad, M., Buker, P., Khalid, S., van den Berg, L., Shah, H., Wahid, A., Emberson, L., Power, S. and Ashmore, M. (2013), 'Effects of ozone on crops in north-west Pakistan', Environmental Pollution, vol 174 , pp 244 - 249.
  • Jones, A. and Power, S. (2012), 'Field-scale evaluation of effects of nitrogen deposition on the functioning of heathland ecosystems', Journal of Ecology, vol 100, no 2 , pp 331 - 342.
  • Phoenix, G., Emmett, B., Britton, A., Caporn, S., Dise, N., Helliwell, R., Jones, L., Leake, J., Leith, I., Sheppard, L., Sowerby, A., Pilkington, M., Rowe, E., Ashmore, M. and Power, S. (2012), 'Impacts of atmospheric nitrogen deposition : responses of multiple plant and soil parameters across contrasting ecosystems in long-term field experiments', Global Change Biology, vol 18, no 4 , pp 1197 - 1215.
  • Lee, M., Davies, L. and Power, S. (2012), 'Effects of roads on adjacent plant community composition and ecosystem function : an example from three calcareous ecosystems', Environmental Pollution, vol 163 , pp 273 - 280.
  • Southon, G., Green, E., Jones, A., Barker, C. and Power, S. (2012), 'Long-term nitrogen additions increase likelihood of climate stress and affect recovery from wildfire in a lowland heath', Global Change Biology, vol 18, no 9 , pp 2824 - 2837.
  • Al-Beidh, S., Dunn, D., Power, S. and Cook, J. (2012), 'Parasites and mutualism function : measuring enemy-free space in a fig-pollinator symbiosis', Oikos, vol 121, no 11 , pp 1833 - 1839.
  • Davies, L., Bell, J., Bone, J., Head, M., Hill, L., Howard, C., Hobbs, S., Jones, D., Power, S., Rose, N., Ryder, C., Seed, L., Stevens, G., Toumi, R., Voulvoulis, N. and White, P. (2011), 'Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) : a community-driven research programme', Environmental Pollution, vol 159, no 8-9 , pp 2203 - 2210.
  • Bell, J., Honour, S. and Power, S. (2011), 'Effects of vehicle exhaust emissions on urban wild plant species', Environmental Pollution, vol 159, no 8-9 , pp 1984 - 1990.
  • Bell, J., Power, S., Jarraud, N., Agrawal, M. and Davies, C. (2011), 'The effects of air pollution on urban ecosystems and agriculture', International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, vol 18, no 3 , pp 226 - 235.
  • Zhao, Y., Bell, J., Wahid, A. and Power, S. (2011), 'Inter- and intra-specific differences in the response of Chinese leafy vegetables to ozone', Water, Air and Soil Pollution, vol 216, no 1-4 , pp 451 - 462.
  • Gadsdon, S., Dagley, J., Wolsley, P. and Power, S. (2010), 'Relationships between lichen community composition and concentrations of NO2 and NH3', Environmental Pollution, vol 158, no 8 , pp 2553 - 2560.
  • Power, S. and Collins, C. (2010), 'Use of Calluna vulgaris to detect signals of nitrogen deposition across an urban-rural gradient', Atmospheric Environment, vol 44 , pp 1772 - 1780.
  • Power, S. and Collins, C. (2010), 'Use of Calluna vulgaris to detect signals of nitrogen deposition across an urban-rural gradient', Atmospheric Environment, vol 44 , pp 1772 - 1780.
  • Silvertown, J., Tallowin, J., Stevens, C., Power, S., Morgan, V., Emmett, B., Hester, A., Grime, P., Morecroft, M., Buxton, R., Poulton, P., Jinks, R. and Bardgett, R. (2010), 'Environmental myopia : a diagnosis and a remedy', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol 25, no 10 , pp 556 - 561.
  • Lee, M., Manning, P., Power, S. and Marsh, C. (2010), 'A global comparison of grassland biomass responses to CO2 and nitrogen enrichment', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol 1549 , pp 2047 - 2056.
  • von Oheimg, G., Power, S., Falk, K., Mohamed, A., Krug, A. and Hardtle, W. (2010), 'N:P ratio and the nature of nutrient limitation in calluna-dominated heathlands', Ecosystems, vol 13, no 2 , pp 317 - 327.
  • Kailiakatsou, E., Bell, J., Thirtle, C., Rose, D. and Power, S. (2010), 'The impact of tropospheric ozone pollution on trial plot winter wheat yields in Great Britain ? an econometric approach', Environmental Pollution, vol 158, no 5 , pp 1948 - 1954.
  • Gadsdon, S. and Power, S. (2009), 'Quantifying local traffic contributions to NO2 and NH3 concentrations in natural habitats', Environmental Pollution, vol 157, no 10 , pp 2845 - 2852.
  • Honour, S., Bell, J., Ashenden, T., Cape, J. and Power, S. (2009), 'Responses of herbaceous plants to urban air pollution : effects on growth, phenology and leaf surface characteristics', Environmental Pollution, vol 157, no 4 , pp 1279 - 1286.
  • Gove, B., Power, S., Buckley, G. and Ghazoul, J. (2007), 'Effects of herbicide spray drift and fertiliser over-spread on selected species of woodland ground flora: Comparison between short-term and long-term impact assessments and field surveys', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol 44, no 2 , pp 374 - 384.
  • Krauss, J., Harri, S., Bush, L., Husi, R., Bigler, L., Power, S. and Muller, C. (2007), 'Effects of fertiliser, fungal endophytes and plant cultivar on the performance of insect herbivores and their natural enemies.', Functional Ecology, vol 21, no 1 , pp 107 - 116.
  • Power, S., Green, E., Barker, C., Bell, J. and Ashmore, M. (2006), 'Ecosystem recovery: heathland response to a reduction in nitrogen deposition.', Global Change Biology, vol 12, no 7 , pp 1241 - 1252.
  • Terry, A., Ashmore, M., Power, S., Allchin, E. and Heil, G. (2004), 'Modelling the impacts of atmospheric nitrogen deposition on Calluna-dominated ecosystems in the UK', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol 41, no 5 , pp 897 - 909.
  • Power, S., Ashmore, M., Terry, A., Caporn, S., Pilkington, M., Wilson, D., Barker, C., Carroll, J., Cresswell, N., Green, E. and Heil, G. (2004), 'Linking field experiments to long-term simulation of impacts of nitrogen deposition on heathlands and moorlands', Water, Air and Soil Pollution: Focus, vol 4, no 6 , pp 259 - 267.
  • Kim, C., Power, S. and Bell, N. (2004), 'Effects of host plant exposure to cadmium on mycorrhizal infection and soluble carbohydrate levels of Pinus sylvestris seedlings', Environmental Pollution, vol 131, no 2 , pp 287 - 294.
  • Kim, C., Power, S. and Bell, N. (2004), 'Response of Pinus sylvestris seedlings to cadmium and mycorrhizal colonisation', Water, Air and Soil Pollution, vol 155, no 1-4 , pp 189 - 203.
  • Barker, C., Power, S., Bell, J. and Orme, C. (2004), 'Effects of habitat management on heathland response to atmospheric nitrogen deposition', Biological Conservation, vol 120, no 1 , pp 41 - 52.
  • Kim, C., Bell, N. and Power, S. (2003), 'Effects of soil cadmium on Pinus sylvestris L. seedlings', Plant and Soil, vol 257, no 2 , pp 443 - 449.
  • Kim, C., Power, S. and Bell, N. (2003), 'Effects of cadmium and soil type on mineral nutrition and carbon partitioning in seedlings of Pinus sylvestris', Water, Air and Soil Pollution, vol 145, no 1-4 , pp 253 - 266.
  • Kim, C., Power, S. and Bell, J. (2003), 'Effects of cadmium on growth and glucose utilisation of ectomycorrhizal fungi in vitro', Mycorrhiza, vol 13, no 4 , pp 223 - 226.
  • Power, S. and Ashmore, M. (2002), 'Responses of fen and fen-meadow communities to ozone', New Phytologist, vol 156, no 3 , pp 399 - 408.
  • Power, S., Barker, C., Allchin, E., Ashmore, M. and Bell, J. (2001), 'Habitat management : a tool to modify ecosystem impacts of nitrogen deposition?', Scientific World Journal, vol 1 , pp 714 - 721.
  • Cook, J., Bean, D. and Power, S. (1999), 'Fatal fighting in fig wasps : GBH in time and space', Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol 14, no 7 , pp 257 - 259.
  • Power, S., Ashmore, M., Cousins, D. and Sheppard, L. (1998), 'Effects of nitrogen addition on the stress sensitivity of Calluna vulgaris', New Phytologist, vol 138, no 4 , pp 663 - 673.
  • Uren, S., Ainsworth, N., Power, S., Cousins, D., Huxedurp, L. and Ashmore, M. (1997), 'Long-term effects of ammonium sulphate on Calluna vulgaris', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol 34, no 1 , pp 208 - 216.
  • Power, S. and Ashmore, M. (1996), 'Nutrient relations and root mycorrhizal status of healthy and declining beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) in southern Britain', Water, Air and Soil Pollution, vol 86, no 1-4 , pp 317 - 333.
  • Power, S., Ashmore, M., Cousins, D. and Ainsworth, N. (1995), 'Long term effects of enhanced nitrogen deposition on a lowland dry heath in southern Britain', Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, vol 85, no 3 , pp 1701 - 1706.
  • Power, S., Ashmore, M. and Ling, K. (1995), 'Recent trends in beech tree health in southern Britain and the influence of soil type', Water, Air and Soil Pollution, vol 85, no 3 , pp 1293 - 1298.
  • Ashmore, M., Thwaites, R., Ainsworth, N., Cousins, D., Power, S. and Morton, A. (1995), 'Effects of ozone on calcareous grassland communities', Water, Air and Soil Pollution, vol 85, no 3 , pp 1527 - 1532.
  • Power, S. (1994), 'Temporal trends in twig growth of Fagus sylvatica L. and their relationships with environmental factors', Forestry, vol 67, no 1 , pp 13 - 30.
  • Ling, K., Power, S. and Ashmore, M. (1993), 'A survey of the health of Fagus sylvatica in southern Britain', Journal of Applied Ecology, vol 30, no 2 , pp 295 - 306.

Conference Papers

  • Bobbink, R., Braun, S., Nordin, A., Power, S., Schultz, K., Strengbom, J., Weijters, M. and Tomassen, H. (2011), 'Review and revision of empirical critical loads and dose-response relationships.', Proceedings of an expert workshop, Netherlands.
  • Ashenden, T., Ashmore, M., Bell, N., Bignal, K., Binnie, J., Cape, J., Caporn, S., Carroll, J., Davison, A., Hadfield, P., Honour, S., Lawton, K., Moore, S., Power, S. and Shields, C. (2003), 'Impacts of vehicle emissions on vegetation', International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment, Crete, Greece.
  • Power, S., Ashmore, M. and Cousins, D. (1998), 'Impacts and fate of experimentally enhanced nitrogen deposition on a British lowland heath', International Nitrogen Conference, Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands.
  • Cook, J. and Power, S. (1996), 'Effects of within-tree flowering asynchrony on the dynamics of seed and wasp production in an Australian fig species', International Symposium on Fig Biology, Bergen, Norway.

Current Projects

Title: Healthy bee populations for sustainable pollination in horticulture
Funder:
  • Bayer Australia Limited
  • Syngenta Australia Pty Ltd
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Horticulture Innovation Australia (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: James Cook, Markus Riegler, Robert Spooner-Hart, Sally Power, Paul Rymer, Ian Anderson, Brajesh Singh and Catriona Macdonald
Years: 2016-06-27 - 2022-08-30
ID: P00023560
Title: Stingless Bees as Effective Managed Pollinators for Australian Horticulture
Funder:
  • Syngenta Australia Pty Ltd
  • Horticulture Innovation Australia (ACRG)
  • Olam Orchards Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: James Cook, Robert Spooner-Hart, Markus Riegler, Ian Anderson, Brajesh Singh, David Tissue and Sally Power
Years: 2017-10-02 - 2022-08-30
ID: P00024544
Title: Brown is the new green: grassland responses to drought and heat
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Belinda Medlyn, Sally Power, Elise Pendall and David Tissue
Years: 2018-05-01 - 2021-12-31
ID: P00023906
Title: The regreening of the Blue Mountains: Using citizen science to study post-fire recovery in the Blue Mountains
Funder:
  • Department of Planning, Industry and Environment NSW
Western Researchers: Belinda Medlyn, Paul Rymer, Sally Power, Brendan Choat, Rachael Nolan, Amy-Marie Gilpin, Uffe Nielsen, Matthias Boer, Kate Umbers and Ben Moore
Years: 2021-05-01 - 2022-06-30
ID: P00027295

Previous Projects

Title: Drought, deluge and diversity decline - How do root herbivores affect grassland resilience to predicted changes in rainfall patterns?
Funder:
  • Hermon Slade Foundation
Western Researchers: Sally Power and Scott Johnson
Years: 2013-07-01 - 2016-12-31
ID: P00021516
Title: Accounting for Biodiversity and Carbon in golf courses within the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment area (ABC-golf)
Funder:
  • Hawkesbury Nepean Catchment Management Authority
  • Department of Trade and Investment Regional Infrastructure and Services
Western Researchers: Sally Power, Catriona Macdonald, Brajesh Singh and James Cook
Years: 2013-06-25 - 2015-06-26
ID: P00021664
Title: Understanding floral resource use of native versus exotic floral enhancements by the European honeybee (Apis mellifera) [Lena Schmidt]
Funder:
  • Agri-Futures Australia
Western Researchers: Sally Power
Years: 2020-06-01 - 2021-05-31
ID: P00026850
Title: Ecoregional planting guide for agroecosystems in the Blue Mountains
Funder:
  • Wheen Bee Foundation
Western Researchers: James Cook, Sally Power and Amy-Marie Gilpin
Years: 2020-09-01 - 2020-12-15
ID: P00026744
Title: Selective floral enhancement of native flora for healthier pollinator populations in Australian agroecosystems [HDR Lena Schmidt]
Funder:
  • Southee Memorial Trust
Western Researchers: Sally Power
Years: 2019-10-01 - 2021-03-31
ID: P00026231
Title: Which plant where, when and why database for growing urban green space (Green Cities Project) [via Macquarie Uni]
Funder:
  • Horticulture Innovation Australia (ACRG)
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: David Ellsworth, Ian Anderson, Sally Power, Mark Tjoelker and Paul Rymer
Years: 2016-06-30 - 2021-08-30
ID: P00023661
Title: DA - Sustainable pasture systems under climate extremes
Funder:
  • Dairy Australia (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Sally Power, Mark Tjoelker, Elise Pendall, David Tissue, Jeff Powell, Ian Anderson, Ben Moore, Catriona Macdonald, Brajesh Singh, Yolima Carrillo Espanol and Jonathan Plett
Years: 2017-06-01 - 2021-08-31
ID: P00023777
Title: MLA - Sustainable pasture systems under climate extremes
Funder:
  • MLA Donor Company Limited
Western Researchers: Sally Power, Mark Tjoelker, Elise Pendall, David Tissue, Jeff Powell, Ian Anderson, Ben Moore, Catriona Macdonald, Brajesh Singh, Yolima Carrillo Espanol and Jonathan Plett
Years: 2017-03-01 - 2021-08-31
ID: P00023845

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