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Li S., Jansen S. (2017) The root cambium ultrastructure during drought-stress in Corylus avellana L. IAWA Journal 38: 67-80.

O’Brien M.J., Engelbrecht B., Joswig J., Pereyra G., Schuldt B., Jansen S., Kattge J., Landhäusser S., Levick S.R., Preisler Y., Väänänen P., Macinnis-Ng C. (2017) A synthesis of tree functional traits related to drought-induced mortality in forests across climatic zones. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Pereira L., Domingues-Junior A.P., Jansen S., Choat B., Marrafera P. (2017) Is embolism resistance in plant xylem associated with quantity and characteristics of lignin? Trees: doi: 10.1007/s00468-017-1574-y

Rakic T., Jansen S., Rancic D. (2017) Anatomical specificities of two paleoendemic flowering desiccation tolerant species of the genus Ramonda (Gesneriaceae). Flora 233: 186-193.

Schenk H. J., Espino S., Romo D.M., Nima N., Do A.Y.T., Michaud J.M., Papahadjopoulos-Sternberg B., Yang J., Zuo Y.Y., Steppe K., Jansen S. (2017). Xylem surfactants introduce a new element to the cohesion-tension theory. Plant Physiology 173: 1177-1196.

Schmitt M, Mehltreter K., Sundue M., Testo W., Watanabe T., Jansen S. (2017) The evolution of aluminium accumulation in ferns and lycophytes. American Journal of Botany 104: 573-583.

Torres-Ruiz J.M., Cochard H., Choat B., Jansen S., Tomášková I., Padilla-Díaz C.M., Badel E., Burlett R., King A., Lenoir N., Martin-StPaul N.K., Delzon S. (2017) Xylem resistance to embolism: presenting a simple diagnostic test for the open-vessel artefact. New Phytologist 215: 489-499.

Zhang Y., Klepsch M., Jansen S. (2017) Bordered pits in xylem of vesselless angiosperms and their possible misinterpretation as perforation plates. Plant, Cell and Environment doi: 10.1111/pce.13014.


Anderegg W.R.L., Klein T., Bartlett M., Sack L., Pellegrini A., Jansen S. (In press) Hydraulic traits explain across-species patterns of drought-induced tree mortality. PNAS.

Bouche P., Delzon S., Choat B., Badel E., Brodribb T.J., Burlett R., Charra-Vaskou K., Cochard H., Lavigne B., Li S., Mayr S., Morris H., Torres Ruiz J.M., Zufferey V., Jansen S. (2016) Are needles of Pinus pinaster more vulnerable to xylem embolism than branches? New insights from X-ray computed tomography. Plant Cell & Environment doi 10.1111/pce.12680.

Bouche P.S., Jansen S., Cruz Sabalera J., Cochard H., Burlett R., Delzon S. (In press) Intra-tree variation in resistance to cavitation is remarkably low in four Pinaceae species. Annals of Forest Science.

Choat B., Badel E., Burlett R., Delzon S., Cochard H., Jansen S. (2016) Non-invasive measurement of vulnerability to drought induced embolism by X-ray Microtomography. Plant Physiology 170: 273–282.

Jupa R., Plavcová L., Gloser V., Jansen S. (In press) Linking xylem water storage with anatomical parameters in five temperate tree species. Tree Physiology.

Klepsch M., Lange A., Angeles G., Mehltreter K., Jansen S. (2016) The hydraulic architecture of petioles and leaves in tropical fern species under different levels of canopy openness. International Journal of Plant Sciences 177: 209-216.

Li S., Feifel M., Karimi Z., Schuldt B., Choat B., Jansen S. (2016) Leaf gas exchange performance and the lethal water potential of five European species during drought. Tree Physiology 10.1093/treephys/tpv117.

Li S., Lens F., Espino S., Karimi Z., Klepsch M., Schenk H.J., Schmitt M., Schuldt B., Jansen S. (2016) Intervessel pit membrane thickness as a key determinant of embolism resistance in angiosperm xylem. IAWA Journal. DOI 10.1163/22941932-20160128.

Morris H., Jansen S. (In press) Secondary xylem parenchyma - from classical terminology to functional traits. IAWA Journal.

Morris H., Plavcová L., Cvecko P., Fichtler E., Gillingham M.A.F., Martínez-Cabrera H.I., McGlynn D.J., Wheeler E., Zheng J., Ziemińska K., Jansen S. (2016) A global analysis of parenchyma tissue fractions in secondary xylem of seed plants. New Phytologist 209: 1553-1565.

Plavcová L., Hoch G., Morris H., Ghiasi S., Jansen S. (2016) The amount of parenchyma and living fibres affects storage of non-structural carbohydrates in young stems and roots of temperate trees. American Journal of Botany: 10.3732/ajb.1500489

Sack L., Ball M.C., Brodersen C., Davis S.D., Des Marais D.L., Donovan L.A., Givnish T.J., Hacke U.W., Huxman T., Jansen S., Jacobsen A., Johnson D., Koch G.W., Maurel C., McCulloh K., McDowell N., McElrone A., Meinzer F.C., Melcher P.J., North G., Pellegrini M., Pockman W.T., Pratt B., Santiago L., Savage J., Scoffoni C., Sevanto S., Sperry J., Tyerman S.D., Way D., Holbrook N.M. (2016) Plant hydraulics as a central hub integrating plants and ecosystems: meeting report for “Emerging Frontiers in Plant Hydraulics” (Washington, DC, May 2015). Plant, Cell and Environment. doi: 10.1111/pce.12732.

Schmitt M., Boras S., Tjoa A., Watanabe T., Jansen S. (2016) Aluminium accumulation and intratree distribution patterns in three Arbor aluminosa (Symplocos) species from Central Sulawesi. PLOS ONE 11(2): e0149078.

Schuldt B., Knutzen F., Delzon S., Jansen S., Müller-Haubold H., Burlett R., Clough Y., Leuschner C. (2016). How adaptable is the hydraulic system of European beech in the face of climate change-related precipitation reduction? New Phytologist 201: 443-458.


Bouche P.S., Jansen S., Cochard H., Burlett R., Capdeville G., Delzon S. (2015) Embolism resistance of conifer roots can be accurately measured with the flow-centrifuge method. Journal of Plant Hydraulics 2: 002.

Gleason S.M., Westoby M., Jansen S., Choat B., Hacke U.G., Pratt R.B., Bhaskar R., Brodribb T.J., Bucci S.J., Cao K.-F., Cochard J., Delzon S., Domec J.-C., Fan Z.-X., Feild T.S., Jacobsen A.L., Johnson D.M., Lens F., Maherali H., Martínez-Vilalta J., Mayr S., McCulloh K.A., Mencuccini M., Mitchell P.J., Morris H., Nardini A., Pittermann J., Plavcová L., Schreiber S.G., Sperry J.S., Wright I.J., Zanne A.E. (2015) Weak tradeoff between xylem safety and xylem-specific hydraulic efficiency across the world’s woody plant species. New Phytologist 209: 123-136.

Hartmann H., Adams H.D., Anderegg W.R.L., Jansen S., Zeppel M. (2015) Research frontiers in drought-induced tree mortality: crossing scales and disciplines. New Phytologist 205: 965-969.

Jansen S., Schenk H. J. (2015) On the ascent of sap in the presence of bubbles. American Journal of Botany 102: 1-3.

Jansen S., Schuldt B., Choat B. (2015) Current controversies and challenges in applying plant hydraulic techniques. New Phytologist. 205: 961-964.

Schenk J.H., Steppe K., Jansen S. (2015) Nanobubbles: a new paradigm for air-seeding in xylem. Trends in Plant Science doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2015.01.008.


Scholz A., Stein A., Choat B., Jansen S. (2014) How drought and deciduousness shape xylem plasticity in three Costa Rican species. Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 35: 337-355.

Dute R.R., Bowen L.A., Schier S., Vevon A.G., Best T.L., Auad M., Elder T., Bouche P., Jansen S. (2014) Pit membranes of Ephedra resemble gymnosperms more than angiosperms. International Journal of Wood Anatomists Journal 35: 217-235.

Torres-Ruiz J.M., Jansen S., Choat B., McElrone A.J., Cochard H., Brodribb T.J., Badel E., Burlett R., Bouche P.S., Brodersen C.R., Li S., Morris H., Delzon S. (2014) Direct micro-CT observation confirms the induction of embolism upon xylem cutting under tension. Plant Physiology doi:10.1104/pp.114.249706.

Bouche P.S., Larter M.,Domec J.C., Burlett R., Gasson P., Jansen S., Delzon S. (2014) A broad survey of hydraulic and mechanical safetyin the xylem of conifers. Journal of Experimental Botanydoi:10.1093/jxb/eru218.

Brodersen C., Jansen S., Choat B., Rico C., Pittermann J. (2014) Cavitation resistance in seedless vascular plants: the structure and function of interconduit pit membranes. Plant Physiology 165: 895-904.

Jansen S., Nardini A. (2014) From systematics to ecological wood anatomy and finally plant hydraulics: are we making progress in understanding xylem evolution? New Phytologist 203: 12-15.

Maejima E., Hiradate S., Jansen S., Osaki M., Watanabe T. (2014) Comparative analysis of aluminum accumulation in leaves of three angiosperm species. Botany 92: 327-331.

Tixier A., Herbette S., Jansen S., Capron M., Tordjeman P., Cochard H., Badel E. (2014) Modelling the mechanical behaviour of pit membranes in bordered pits with respect to cavitation resistance in angiosperms. Annals of Botany doi:10.1093/aob/mcu109.


Cochard H., Badel E., Herbette S., Delzon S., Choat B., Jansen S. (2013) Methods for measuring plant vulnerability to cavitation: a critical review. Journal of Experimental Botany 64: 4779-4791.

Nardini A., Jansen S. (2013) Hydraulic engineering of the angiosperm leaf: do the Baileyan trends in perforation plate evolution account for the origin of high vein density? New Phytologist 199: 627-629.

Lens F., Tixier A., Cochard H., Sperry J.S., Jansen S., Herbette S. (2013) Embolism resistance as a key mechanism to understand adaptive plant strategies to drought. Current Opinion in Plant Biology16: 287-292.

Plavcová LO., Jansen S., Klepsch M., Hacke U.G. (2013) Nobody’s perfect: flaws in pit structure influence vulnerability to cavitation. Frontiers in Plant Science volume 4 (453): 1-6.

Scholz A., Klepsch M., Karimi Z., Jansen S. (2013) How to quantify conduits in wood? Frontiers in Plant Science 4 (56): 1-11.

Scholz A., Rabaey D., Stein A., Cochard H., Smets E., Jansen S. (2013) The evolution and function of vessel and pit characters with respect to cavitation resistance across 10 Prunus species. Tree Physiology 33: 684-694.

Tixier A., Cochard H., Badel E., DusotoitCoucaud A., Jansen S., Herbette S. (2013) Arabidopsis thaliana as a model species for xylem hydraulics: does size matter? Journal of Experimental Botany 8: 2295-2305.