Craig Brodersen

Assistant Professor of Plant Physiological Ecology

 
Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.

2018

  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C. R., T. Knipfer, and A. J. McElrone. In vivo visualization of the final stages of xylem vessel refilling in grapevine (Vitis vinifera) stems.” New Phytologist 217.1 (2018): 117-126. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14811
  • 2017

  • Journal Article
    Wason, J. W., B. A. Huggett, and C. R. Brodersen. “MicroCT imaging as a tool to study vessel endings in situ.” American Journal of Botany 104.9 (2017): 1424-1430. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1700199
  • Journal Article
    Théroux-Rancourt, G., J. M. Earles, M. E. Gilbert, M. A. Zwieniecki, C. K. Boyce, A. J. McElrone, and C. R. Brodersen. “The bias of a two-dimensional view: comparing two-dimensional and three-dimensional mesophyll surface area estimates using noninvasive imaging.” New Phytologist 215.4 (2017): 1609-1622. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14687
  • Journal Article
    Earles, J. M., G. Théroux-Rancourt, M. E. Gilbert, A. J. McElrone, and C. Brodersen. “Excess diffuse light absorption in upper mesophyll limits CO2 drawdown and depresses photosynthesis.” Plant Physiology 174.2 (2017): 1082-1096. DOI: 10.1104/pp.17.00223
  • Journal Article
    Schoffoni, C., C. Albuquerque, C.R. Brodersen, S.V. Townes, G.P. John, H. Cochard, T.N. Buckley, A.J. McElrone, and L. Sack. “Leaf vein xylem conduit diameter influences susceptibility to embolism and hydraulic decline.” New Phytologist 213.3 (2017): 1076-1092. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14256
  • Journal Article
    Scoffoni, C., C. Albuquerque, C. Brodersen, S. V. Townes, G. P. John, M. K. Bartlett, T. N. Buckley, A. J. McElrone, and L. Sack. “Outside-xylem vulnerability, not xylem embolism, controls leaf hydraulic decline during dehydration.” Plant Physiology 173.2 (2017): 1197-1210. DOI: 10.1104/pp.16.01643
  • 2016

  • Journal Article
    Hochberg, U., C. Albuquerque, S. Rachmilevitch, H. Cochard, R. David-Schwartz, C.R. Brodersen, A. McElrone, and C.W. Windt. “Grapevine petioles are more sensitive to drought induced embolism than stems: evidence from in vivo MRI and microcomputed tomography observations of hydraulic vulnerability segmentation.” Plant, Cell & Environment 39.9 (2016): 1886-1894. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12688
  • Journal Article
    Sack, L., M.C. Ball, C. Brodersen, S.D. Davis, D.L. Des Marias, L.A. Donovan, T.J. Givnish, U.G. Hacke, T. Huxman, S. Jansen, A.L. Jacobsen, D.M. Johnson, G.W. Koch, C. Maurel, K.A. McCulloh, N.G. McDowell, A. McElrone, F.C. Meinzer, P.J. Melcher, G. North, M. Pellegrini, W.T. Pockman, R.B. Pratt, A. Sala, L.S. Santiago, J.A. Savage, C. Scoffoni, S. Sevanto, J. Sperry, S.D. Tyerman, D. Way, and N.M. Holbrook. “Plant hydraulics as a central hub integrating plant and ecosystem function: meeting report for ‘Emerging Frontiers in Plant Hydraulics’ (Washington, DC, May 2015).” Plant, Cell & Environment 39.9 (2016): 2085-2094. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12732
  • Journal Article
    Roddy, A.B., C.R. Brodersen, and T.E. Dawson. “Hydraulic conductance and the maintenance of water balance in flowers.” Plant, Cell & Environment 39.10 (2016): 2123-2132. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12761
  • Journal Article
    Cuneo, I.F., T.M. Knipfer, C.R. Brodersen, and A.J. McElrone. “Mechanical failure of fine root cortical cells initiates plant hydraulic decline during drought.” Plant Physiology 172.3 (2016): 1669-1678. DOI: 10.1104/pp.16.00923
  • Journal Article
    Morris, H., C. Brodersen, F.W.M.R. Schwarze, and S. Jansen. “The Parenchyma of Secondary Xylem and Its Critical Role in Tree Defense against Fungal Decay in Relation to the CODIT Model.” Frontiers in Plant Science 7 (2016): 1665. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01665
  • Journal Article
    Knipfer, T., I.F. Cuneo, C.R. Brodersen, and A.J. McElrone. “In Situ Visualization of the Dynamics in Xylem Embolism Formation and Removal in the Absence of Root Pressure: A Study on Excised Grapevine Stems.” Plant Physiology 171.2 (2016): 1024-1036. DOI: 10.1104/pp.16.00136
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R. “Finding support for theoretical tradeoffs in xylem structure and function.” New Phytologist 209.1 (2016): 8-10. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13763
  • Journal Article
    Etxeberria, E., P. Gonzalez, A.F. Borges, and C. Brodersen. “The use of laser light to enhance the uptake of foliar-applied substances into citrus (Citrus sinensis) leaves.” Applications in Plant Sciences 4.1 (2016): 1500106. DOI: 10.3732/apps.1500106
  • Journal Article
    Earles, J.M., O. Sperling, L.C.R. Silva, A.J. McElrone, C.R. Brodersen, M.P. North, and M.A. Zwieniecki. “Bark water uptake promotes localized hydraulic recovery in coastal redwood crown.” Plant, Cell & Environment 39.2 (2016): 320-328. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12612
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R., C. Rico, O. Guenni, and J. Pittermann. “Embolism spread in the primary xylem of Polystichum munitum: implications for water transport during seasonal drought.” Plant, Cell & Environment 39.2 (2016): 338-346. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12618
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R. and A.B. Roddy. “New frontiers in the three-dimensional visualization of plant structure and function.” American Journal of Botany 103.2 (2016): 184-188. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1500532
  • 2015

  • Journal Article
    Knipfer, T., C.R. Brodersen, A. Zedan, D.A. Kluepfel, and A.J. McElrone. “Patterns of drought-induced embolism formation and spread in living walnut saplings visualized using X-ray microtomography.” Tree Physiology 35.7 (2015): 744-755. DOI: 10.1093/treephys/tpv040
  • Journal Article
    Torres-Ruiz, J.M., S. Jansen, B. Choat, A.J. McElrone, H. Cochard, T.J. Brodribb, E. Badel, R. Burlett, P.S. Bouche, C.R. Brodersen, S. Li, H. Morris, and S. Delzon. “Direct X-Ray Microtomography Observation Confirms the Induction of Embolism upon Xylem Cutting under Tension.” Plant Physiology 167.1 (2015): 40-43. DOI: 10.1104/pp.114.249706
  • Journal Article
    Choat, B., C.R. Brodersen, and A.J. McElrone. “Synchrotron X-ray microtomography of xylem embolism in Sequoia sempervirens saplings during cycles of drought and recovery.” New Phytologist 205.3 (2015): 1095-1105. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13110
  • Journal Article
    Knipfer, T., A. Eustis, C. Brodersen, A.M. Walker, and A.J. McElrone. “Grapevine species from varied native habitats exhibit differences in embolism formation/repair associated with leaf gas exchange and root pressure.” Plant, Cell & Environment 38.8 (2015): 1503-1513. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12497
  • Book Chapter
    Pittermann, J., J.E. Watkins, K.L.Cary, E. Schuettpelz, C. Brodersen, A.R. Smith, and A. Baer. “The Structure and Function of Xylem in Seed-Free Vascular Plants: An Evolutionary Perspective.” Functional and Ecological Xylem Anatomy. Ed. U.G. Hacke. Springer International Publishing, 2015. 1-37. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-15783-2_1
  • Journal Article
    Exteberria, E., P. Gonzalez, and C. Brodersen. “Evidence for alternative pathways of CLas movement in citrus trees.” Journal of the Florida State Horticultural Society (2015).
  • 2014

  • Journal Article
    Johnson, D.M., C.R. Brodersen, M. Reed, J.C. Domec, and R.B. Jackson. “Contrasting hydraulic architecture and function in deep and shallow roots of tree species from a semi-arid habitat.” Annals of Botany 113.4 (2014): 617-627. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mct294
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C., S. Jansen, B. Choat, C. Rico, and J. Pittermann. “Cavitation Resistance in Seedless Vascular Plants: The Structure and Function of Interconduit Pit Membranes.” Plant Physiology 165.2 (2014): 895-904. DOI: 10.1104/pp.113.226522
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C., C. Narciso, M. Reed, and E. Etxeberria. “Phloem production in Huanglongbing-affected citrus trees.” HortScience 49.1 (2014): 59-64. Link
  • 2013

  • Journal Article
    Lee, E.F., M.A. Matthews, A.J. McElrone, R.J. Phillips, K.A. Shackel, and C.R. Brodersen. “Analysis of HRCT-derived xylem network reveals reverse flow in some vessels.” Journal of Theoretical Biology 333 (2013): 146-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2013.05.021
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R. “Visualizing water transport in roots: advanced imaging tools for an expanding field.” Plant and Soil 366.1 (2013): 29-32. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-013-1657-5
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R., B. Choat, D.S. Chatelet, K.A. Shackel, M.A. Matthews, and A.J. McElrone. “Xylem vessel relays contribute to radial connectivity in grapevine stems (Vitis vinifera and V. arizonica; Vitaceae).” American Journal of Botany 100.2 (2013): 314-321. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1100606
  • Journal Article
    Pittermann, J., C. Brodersen, and J.E. Watkins. “The physiological resilience of fern sporophytes and gametophytes: advances in water relations offer new insights into an old lineage.” Frontiers in Plant Science 4 (2013): 285. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00285
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R., A.J. McElrone, B. Choat, E.F. Lee, K.A. Shackel, and M.A. Matthews. “In vivo visualizations of drought-induced embolism spread in Vitus vinifera.” Plant Physiology 161.4 (2013): 1820-1829. DOI: 10.1104/pp.112.212712
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R. and A.J. McElrone. “Maintenance of xylem network transport capacity: a review of embolism repair in vascular plants.” Frontiers in Plant Science 4 (2013): 108. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00108
  • Journal Article
    McElrone, A.J., B. Choat, D.Y. Parkinson, A.A. MacDowell, and C.R. Brodersen. “Using high resolution computed tomography to visualize the three dimensional structure and function of plant vasculature.” Journal of Visualized Experiments 74 (2013): e50162. DOI: 10.3791/50162
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R. “Visualizing wood anatomy in three dimensions with high-resolution X-ray micro-tomography (μCT) - a review.” IAWA Journal 34.4 (2013): 408-424. DOI: 10.1163/22941932-00000033
  • Journal Article
    McElrone, A.J., B. Choat, G.A. Gambetta, and C.R. Brodersen. “Water Uptake and Transport in Vascular Plants.” Nature Education Knowledge 4.5 (2013): 6. Link
  • 2012

  • Conference Proceedings
    MacDowell, A.A., D.Y. Parkinson, A. Haboub, E. Schaible, J.R. Nasiatka, C.A. Yee, J.R. Jameson, J.B. Ajo-Franklin, C.R. Brodersen, and A.J. McElrone. “X-ray micro-tomography at the Advanced Light Source.” Proceedings of SPIE vol. 8506 Proceedings of SPIE, October 2012. DOI: 10.1117/12.930243
  • Journal Article
    McElrone, A.J., C.R. Brodersen, M.M. Alsina, W.M. Drayton, M.A. Matthews, K.A. Shackel, H. Wada, V. Zufferey, and B. Choat. “Centrifuge technique consistently overestimates vulnerability to water stress-induced cavitation in grapevines as confirmed with high-resolution computed tomography.” New Phytologist 196.3 (2012): 661-665. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04244.x
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R., L.C. Roark, and J. Pittermann. “The physiological implications of primary xylem organization in two ferns.” Plant, Cell & Environment 35.11 (2012): 1989-1911. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2012.02524.x
  • 2011

  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R., E.F. Lee, B. Choate, S. Jansen, R.J. Phillips, K.A. Shackel, A.J. McElrone, and M.A. Matthews. “Automated analysis of three-dimensional xylem networks using high-resolution computed tomography.” New Phytologist 191.4 (2011): 1168-1179. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03754.x
  • 2010

  • Journal Article
    Gorton, H.L., C.R. Brodersen, W.E. Williams, and T.C. Vogelmann. “Measurement of the Optical Properties of Leaves Under Diffuse Light.” Photochemistry and Photobiology 86.5 (2010): 1076-1083. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-1097.2010.00761.x
  • Journal Article
    Choat, B., W.M. Drayton, C. Brodersen, M.A. Matthews, K.A. Shackel, H. Wada, and A.J. McElrone. “Measurement of vulnerability to water stress-induced cavitation in grapevine: a comparison of four techniques applied to a long-vesseled species.” Plant, Cell & Environment 33.9 (2010): 1502-1512. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2010.02160.x
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R., A.J. McElrone, B. Choat, M.A. Matthews, and K.A. Shackel. “The Dynamics of Embolism Repair in Xylem: In Vivo Visualizations using High-Resolution Computed Tomography.” Plant Physiology 154.3 (2010): 1088-1095. DOI: 10.1104/pp.110.162396
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R. and T.C. Vogelmann. “Do changes in light direction affect absorption profiles in leaves?.” Functional Plant Biology 37.5 (2010): 403-412. DOI: 10.1071/FP09262
  • 2008

  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R., T.C. Vogelmann, W.E. Williams, and H.L. Gorton. “A new paradigm in leaf-level photosynthesis: direct and diffuse lights are not equal.” Plant, Cell & Environment 31.1 (2008): 159-164. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2007.01751.x
  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C., S. Lavergne, and J. Molofsky. “Genetic variation in photosynthetic characteristics among invasive and native populations of reed canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea).” Biological Invasions 10.8 (2008): 1317-1325. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-007-9206-x
  • 2007

  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R. and T.C. Vogelmann. “Do epidermal lens cells facilitate the absorptance of diffuse light?.” American Journal of Botany 94.7 (2007): 1061-1066. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.94.7.1061
  • 2006

  • Journal Article
    Brodersen, C.R., M.J. Germino, and W.K. Smith. “Photosynthesis during an Episodic Drought in Abies lasiocarpa and Picea engelmannii across an Alpine Treeline.” Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 38.1 (2006): 34-41. DOI: 10.1657/1523-0430(2006)038[0034:PDAEDI]2.0.CO;2
  • 2005

  • Journal Article
    Johnson, D.M., W.K. Smith, T.C. Vogelmann, and C.R. Brodersen. “Leaf architecture and direction of incident light influence mesophyll fluorescence profiles.” American Journal of Botany 92.9 (2005): 1425-1431. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.92.9.1425
  • 2004

  • Journal Article
    Smith, W.K., C.R. Brodersen, T.E. Hancock, and D.M. Johnson. “Integrated plant temperature measurement using heat-sensitive paint and colour image analysis.” Functional Ecology 18.1 (2004): 148-153. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2004.00814.x