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Title Stable isotopes and plant carbon/water relations / edited by James R. Ehleringer, Anthony E. Hall, Graham D. Farquhar.

Published San Diego : Academic Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Cres  581.133 STAB    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 555 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Physiological ecology.
Physiological ecology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I History and Theoretical Considerations -- 1. Introduction: Water Use in Relation to Productivity 3 -- 2. Historical Aspects of Stable Isotopes in Plant Carbon and Water Relations / James R. Ehleringer, John C. Vogel 9 -- 3. Biochemical Basis of Carbon Isotope Fractionation / Marion H. O'Leary 19 -- 4. Variability of Carbon Isotope Fractionation during Photosynthesis / John C. Vogel 29 -- 5. Carbon and Oxygen Isotope Effects in the Exchange of Carbon Dioxide between Terrestrial Plants and the Atmosphere / Graham D. Farquhar, Jon Lloyd 47 -- 6. Environmental and Biological Influences on the Stable Oxygen and Hydrogen Isotopic Composition of Leaf Water / Lawrence B. Flanagan 71 -- Part II Ecological Aspects of Carbon Isotope Variation -- 7. Carbon Isotope Discrimination in Leaf Soluble Sugars and in Whole-Plant Dry Matter in Helianthus annuus L. Grown under Different Water Conditions / Marco Lauteri, Enrico Brugnoli, Luciano Spaccino 93 -- 8. Carbon Isotope Discrimination and the Coupling of CO[subscript 2] Fluxes within Forest Canopies / Mark S. J. Broadmeadow, Howard Griffiths 109 -- 9. Environmental and Physiological Influences on Carbon Isotope Composition of Gap and Understory Plants in a Lowland Tropical Forest / Paula C. Jackson, Frederick C. Meinzer, Guillermo Goldstein, Noel M. Holbrook, Jaime Cavelier, Fermin Rada 131 -- 10. Carbon Isotope Fractionation in Tree Rings in Relation to the Growing Season Water Balance / N. J. Livingston, D. L. Spittlehouse 141 -- 11. Carbon and Water Relations in Desert Plants: An Isotopic Perspective / James R. Ehleringer 155 -- 12. Carbon Isotope Discrimination and Resource Availability in the Desert Shrub Larrea tridentata / Philip W. Rundel, M. Rasoul Sharifi 173 -- 13. Altitudinal Variation in Carbon Isotope Discrimination by Conifers / John D. Marshall, Jianwei Zhang 187 -- 14. Characterization of Photobiont Associations in Lichens Using Carbon Isotope Discrimination Techniques / C. Maguas, H. Griffiths, J. Ehleringer, J. Serodio 201 -- 15. Carbon Isotope Discrimination and Gas Exchange in Ozone-Sensitive and -Resistant Populations of Jeffrey Pine / Mark T. Patterson, Philip W. Rundel 213 -- 16. Carbon Isotope Composition and Gas Exchange of Lobiolly and Shortleaf Pine as Affected by Ozone and Water Stress / Christine G. Elsik, Richard B. Flagler, Thomas W. Boutton 227 -- Part III Agricultural Aspects of Carbon Isotope Variation -- 17. Genetic and Environmental Variation in Transpiration Efficiency and its Correlation with Carbon Isotope Discrimination and Specific Leaf Area in Peanut / Graeme C. Wright, Kerry T. Hubick, Graham D. Farquhar, R. C. Nageswara Rao 247 -- 18. Genotypic and Environmental Variation for Carbon Isotope Discrimination in Crested Wheatgrass, a Perennial Forage Grass / Douglas A. Johnson, Kay H. Asay, John J. Read 269 -- 19. Carbon Isotope Discrimination, Water Relations, and Gas Exchange in Temperate Grass Species and Accessions / Richard C. Johnson, Larry L. Tieszen 281 -- 20. Environmental and Developmental Effects on Carbon Isotope Discrimination by Two Species of Phaseolus / Qingnong A. Fu, Thomas W. Boutton, James R. Ehleringer, Richard B. Flagler 297 -- 21. Diversity in the Relationship between Carbon Isotope Discrimination and Transpiration Efficiency when Water Is Limited / Kerry T. Hubick, Ann Gibson 311 -- 22. Carbon Isotope Discrimination and Gas Exchange in Coffee during Adjustment to Different Soil Moisture Regimes / Frederick C. Meinzer, Guillermo Goldstein, David A. Grantz 327 -- Part IV Genetics and Isotopic Variation -- 23. Implications for Plant Breeding of Genotypic and Drought-Induced Differences in Water-Use Efficiency, Carbon Isotope Discrimination, and Gas Exchange / Anthony E. Hall, Abdelbagi M. Ismail, Cristina M. Menendez 349 -- 24. Analysis of Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms Associated with Variation of Carbon Isotope Discrimination among Ecotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana / Josette Masle, Jeong Sheop Shin, Graham D. Farquhar 371 -- 25. Implications of Carbon Isotope Discrimination Studies for Breeding Common Bean under Water Deficits / Jeffrey W. White 387 -- 26. Potential of Carbon Isotope Discrimination as a Selection Criterion in Barley Breeding / E. Acevedo 399 -- 27. Genetic Analyses of Transpiration Efficiency, Carbon Isotope Discrimination, and Growth Characters in Bread Wheat / Bahman Ehdaie, David Barnhart, J. G. Waines 419 -- 28. Exploiting Genetic Variation in Transpiration Efficiency in Wheat: An Agronomic View / A. G. Condon, R. A. Richards 435 -- 29. Challenges Ahead in Using Carbon Isotope Discrimination in Plant-Breeding Programs / R. A. Richards, A. G. Condon 451 -- Part V Water Relations and Isotopic Composition -- 30. Water Sources of Plants as Determined from Xylem-Water Isotopic Composition: Perspectives on Plant Competition, Distribution, and Water Relations / Todd E. Dawson 465 -- 31. Hydrogen Isotopic Fractionation by Plant Roots during Water Uptake in Coastal Wetland Plants / Guanghui Lin, Leonel da S. L. Sternberg 497 -- 32. Source of Water Transpired by Eucalyptus camaldulensis: Soil, Groundwater, or Streams? / Peter J. Thorburn, Glen R. Walker 511 -- 33. [superscript 18]O of Water in the Metabolic Compartment of Transpiring Leaves / Dan Yakir, Joseph A. Berry, Larry Giles, C. Barry Osmond 529.
Summary This 33-chapter volume presents a critical examination of the importance of stable isotopes in understanding key plant metabolic processes. Key Features * Carbon isotope analyses for estimates of plant water use and metabolism * Integrated estimates of stress impacts and life history in ecological systems * Hydrogen and oxygen isotope analyses for evaluating water sources and transpiration * Use of stable isotopes in scaling from leaf to global levels * Sections include: * History and Theoretical Considerations * Ecological Aspects of Carbon Isotope Variation * Agricultural Aspects of Carbon Isotope Variation * Genetics and Isotopic Variation * Water Relations and Isotopic Composition
Other author Ehleringer, J. R.
Hall, A. E. (Anthony Elmit), 1940-
Farquhar, Graham D.
Subject Plant-water relationships.
Plants -- Metabolism.
Carbon -- Isotopes.
Stable isotopes in plant physiology research.
Other title Stable isotopes & plant carbon-water relations.
ISBN 0122333802