Ecology & Palaeoenvironment /
Stress Conditions in Recent and Fossil Plants
Ecology, Facies and Palaeoenvironment
Modern Day Ecosystem Recovery
Epiphytic and Parasitic Plants
Wetland Plant Communities
Peloturbation (Churning, Hydroturbation, Self Mulching)
Fossil Animal Plant Interaction
Coprolites (Feacal Pellets) in Fossil Wood
Pseudo Planktonic Organisms Attached on Fossil Plants
! Biotic Recovery from the Permian-Triassic Mass Extinction@
The Pros and Cons of Pre-Neogene Growth Rings@
Leaf Size and Shape and the Reconstruction of Past Climates@
Focused on Palaeoclimate@
Teaching Documents about Botany@
R.S. Baucom et al. (2020): Plant–environment interactions from the lens of plant stress, reproduction, and mutualisms. Open access, American Journal of Botany, 107: 175–178.J.P. Benca et al. (2018): UV-B–induced forest sterility: Implications of ozone shield failure in Earth’s largest extinction. In PDF, Sci. Adv., 4. See also here.
A. Channing and D. Edwards (2009): Yellowstone hot spring environments and the palaeoecophysiology of Rhynie chert plants: towards a synthesis. In PDF, Plant Ecology & Diversity. See also here.
J.M. Cheeseman (2015): The evolution of halophytes, glycophytes and crops, and its implications for food security under saline conditions. New Phytologist, 206: 557–570.
A.-L. Decombeix et al. (2011): Root suckering in a Triassic conifer from Antarctica: Paleoecological and evolutionary implications. In PDF, American Journal of Botany, 98: 1222-1225. See also here (abstract).
W.A. DiMichele et al. (2004): Long-term stasis in ecological assemblages: evidence from the fossil record. PDF file, Annu. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst., 35: 285-322. This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
W.A. DiMichele (1994): Ecological patterns in time and space. PDF file, Paleobiology, 20: 89-92.
! W.A. DiMichele et al. (1987): Opportunistic evolution: abiotic environmental stress and the fossil record of plants. PDF file.
C. Elliott-Kingston et al. (2014): Damage structures in leaf epidermis and cuticle as an indicator of elevated atmospheric sulphur dioxide in early Mesozoic floras. In PDF, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 208: 25-42.
N.C. Emery et al. (2001): Competition and salt-marsh plant zonation: stress tolerators may be dominant competitors. PDF file, Ecology, 82: 471-2485.
T.J. Flowers et al. (2010): Evolution of halophytes: multiple origins of salt tolerance in land plants. PDF file, Functional Plant Biology, 37: 604-612. Snapshot taken by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
C.B. Foster and S.A. Afonin (2005): Abnormal pollen grains: an outcome of deteriorating atmospheric conditions around the Permian-Triassic boundary. Abstract, Journal of the Geological Society, 162: 653-659.M. Haworth et al. (2018): Impaired photosynthesis and increased leaf construction costs may induce floral stress during episodes of global warming over macroevolutionary timescales. Open access, Scientific reports, 8.
M. Haworth et al. (2014): On the reconstruction of plant photosynthetic and stress physiology across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary. In PDF Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 23: 321-329.
Heribert Hirt (ed., 2009): Plant Stress Biology: From Genomics to Systems Biology. Book announcement. See also here
R.B. Huey et al. (2002): Plants versus animals: do they deal with stress in different ways? PDF file, Integrative and Comparative Biology, 42: 415-423. See also here.
M. Konzalová (1994): Some remarks from paleobotany and paleontology to adaptation of plants to the stress condition and survival. PDF file, Geolines, 1.
S. Lev-Yadun (2016): Plants are not sitting ducks waiting for herbivores to eat them. In PDF, Plant Signaling & Behavior, 11. See also here.
S. Lindström et al. (2015): Evidence of volcanic induced environmental stress during the end-Triassic event. Abstract.
John Kiogora Mworia (ed., 2012):
236 pages, InTech.
The first section of the book includes contributions on responses to flood stress,
tolerance to drought and desiccation, see e.g.:
Flooding Stress on Plants: Anatomical, Morphological and Physiological Responses. (PDF file, by G.G. Striker).
Ismail Md. Mofizur Rahman, Zinnat Ara Begum and Hiroshi Hasegawa (eds., 2016): Water Stress in Plants. The edited compilation is an attempt to provide new insights into the mechanism and adaptation aspects of water stress in plants through a thoughtful mixture of viewpoints. Open access, by InTech. Chapters published August 24, 2016 under CC BY 3.0 license.
Thomas Rausch, Botanisches Institut, Heidelberg: Wenn Pflanzen in Streß geraten (in German).
Jennifer Read and Alexia Stokes (2006): Plant biomechanics in an ecological context. PDF file, American Journal of Botany, 93: 1546-1565.
R. Rellán-Álvarez et al. (2016): Environmental control of root system biology. In PDF, Annual Reviews Plant Biology, 67: 1–26.
R.J. Rodriguez et al. (2008): Stress tolerance in plants via habitat-adapted symbiosis. PDF file, The ISME Journal, 2: 404-416.
Rusty Rodriguez and Regina Redman (2008):
than 400 million years of evolution and some plants still can't make it on their own:
plant stress tolerance via fungal symbiosis. PDF file, Journal of Experimental Botany.
This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
Nick Rowe and Thomas Speck (2005): Plant growth forms: an ecological and evolutionary perspective. PDF file, New Phytologist, 166: 61-72. See also here.
Dana L. Royer et al. (2009): Ecology of leaf teeth: A multi-site analysis from an Australian subtropical rainforest. PDF file, American Journal of Botany, 96: 738–750.
Dana L. Royer et al. (2001): Paleobotanical Evidence for Near Present-Day Levels of Atmospheric CO2 During Part of the Tertiary. PDF file, Science, 292: 2310.
Science Daily: The Benefits of Stress ... in Plants, and Plants And Stress: Key Players On The Thin Line Between Life And Death Revealed.
G.J. Vermeij (2016): Plant defences on land and in water: why are they so different? In PDF, Annals of Botany, 117: 1099–1109. See also here.
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