Publications

Annotations indicate work by members of my lab: PD Postdoctoral scholar, PhD PhD student, MS Masters student, UG Undergraduate intern, TA Thesis advisee

Earles, M. Théroux-Rancourt, G.PD Gilbert, ME. McElrone, AJ. & Brodersen, CR. (in press). Excess diffuse light absorption in the upper mesophyll limits CO2 drawdown and depresses photosynthesis. Plant Physiology.

Medina, V.PhD Berny-Mier Teran, JC.TA Gepts, P. & Gilbert, ME. (2017). Low stomatal sensitivity to vapor pressure deficit in irrigated common, lima and tepary beans. Field Crops Research

Théroux-Rancourt, G.PD & Gilbert, ME. (2017). The light response of mesophyll conductance is controlled by structure across leaf profiles. Plant, Cell and Environment 

Gilbert, ME., & Medina, V.PhD (2016). Drought Adaptation Mechanisms Should Guide Experimental Design. Trends in Plant Science, 21(8), 639-647.

Medina, V.PhD & Gilbert, ME. (2016). Physiological trade-offs of stomatal closure under high evaporative gradients in field grown soybean. Functional Plant Biology, 43(1), 40-51.

Moll-Rocek, J.UG Gilbert, ME. & Broadbent, EN. (2014). Brazil Nut (Bertholletia excelsa, Lecythidaceae) Regeneration in Logging Gaps in the Peruvian Amazon. International Journal of Forestry Research, 2014: 1-8. link

Howell, T.TA Hale, I., Jankuloski, L., Bonafede, M., Gilbert, ME., & Dubcovsky, J. (2014). Mapping a region within the 1RS. 1BL translocation in common wheat affecting grain yield and canopy water status. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 127(12): 2695-2709. link

Sadok, W. Gilbert, ME. Raza, MAS. Sinclair, TR. (2012). Basis of slow-wilting phenotype in soybean PI 471938. Crop Science 52: 1261–1269.

Gilbert, ME. Pou, A. Zwieniecki, M. Holbrook, NM. (2012). On the measurement of mesophyll conductance to carbon dioxide with the variable J method. Journal of Experimental Botany 63(1): 413-425. link

Gilbert, ME. Holbrook, NM. Zwieniecki, MA. Sadok, W. Sinclair, TR. (2011a). Field confirmation of genetic variation in soybean transpiration response to vapor pressure deficit and photosynthetic compensation for this effect. Field Crops Research 124: 85-92.

Gilbert, ME. and Holbrook, NM. (2011b). Limitations to crop diversification for enhancing the resilience of rain-fed subsistence agriculture to drought. CID Working Paper No. 228. Center for International Development at Harvard University. link

Gilbert, ME. Pammenter, NW. Ripley, BS. (2011c). Do partially buried dune plants grow in optimal trajectories? Plant Ecology 212(8): 1263-1274.

Gilbert, ME. Zwieniecki, M. Holbrook, NM. (2011d). Independent variation in photosynthetic capacity and stomatal conductance leads to differences in intrinsic water use efficiency in eleven soybean genotypes before and during mild drought. Journal of Experimental Botany 62(8): 2875-2887. link

Secchi, F. Gilbert, ME. and Zwieniecki, M. (2011). Transcriptome response to embolism formation in stems of Populus trichocarpa provides insight into signaling and biology of refilling. Plant Physiology 157(3): 1419-1429. link

Buckley, TN. Sack, L. Gilbert, ME. (2011). The role of bundle sheath extensions and life form in stomatal responses to leaf water status. Plant Physiology 156: 962-973. link

Ripley, BS. Frole, KM. Gilbert, ME. (2010). Differences in drought sensitivities and photosynthetic limitations between co-occurring C3 and C4 (NADP-ME) Panicoid grasses. Annals of Botany 105(3): 493-503. link

Gilbert, ME. Ripley, BS. (2010). Resolving differences in plant burial responses. Austral Ecology 35(1): 53-59.

Powers, JS. [….] Gilbert, ME. et al. (2009). Decomposition in tropical forests: a pan-tropical study of the effects of litter type, litter placement and mesofaunal exclusion across a precipitation gradient. Journal of Ecology 97(4): 801-811.

Gilbert, ME. Pammenter, NW. Ripley, BS. (2008). The growth responses of coastal dune species are determined by nutrient limitation and sand burial. Oecologia 156: 169-178.

Gilbert, ME. Ripley, BS. (2008). Biomass reallocation and the mobilization of leaf resources support dune plant growth after sand burial. Physiologia Plantarum 134(3): 464-472.

Ibrahim, DG. Gilbert, ME. Ripley, BS. Osborne, CP. (2008). Seasonal differences in photosynthesis between the C3 and C4 subspecies of Alloteropsis semialata are offset by frost and drought. Plant, Cell and Environment 31(7): 1038-1050.

Osborne, CP. Wythe, EJ. Ibrahim, DG. Gilbert, ME. Ripley, BS. (2008). Low temperature effects on leaf physiology and survivorship in the C3 and C4 subspecies of Alloteropsis semialata. Journal of Experimental Botany 59(7): 1743-1754.

Ripley, BS. Gilbert, ME. Ibrahim, D. Osborne, CP. (2007). Drought constraints on C4 photosynthesis: stomatal limitation and electron sinks in C3 and C4 subspecies of Alloteropsis semialata. Journal of Experimental Botany 58(6): 1351-1363. link

Barker, NP. Galley, C. Verboom, AG. Mafa, P. Gilbert, ME. Linder, HP. (2007). The phylogeny of the austral grass subfamily Danthonioideae: evidence from multiple data sets. Plant Systematics and Evolution 264(3-4):135-156.

Gilbert, ME. Ripley, BS. (2002). The effect of smoke on the photosynthetic gas exchange of Chrysanthemoides monilifera. South African Journal of Botany 68(4): 525-531.