Our Publications

List of publications produced by the LEMONTREE project team:

(LEMONTREE members in bold)


Jan 2023 Leaf economics explained by optimality principles.

Wang, H., Prentice, I.C., Wright, I.J., Warton, D.I., Qiao, S., Xu, X., Zhou, J., Kikuzawa, K., Stenseth, N.C.,

Science Advances Volume 9, Issue 3  https://www.science.org/doi/epdf/10.1126/sciadv.add5667

Jan 2023

Optimality-based modelling of wheat sowing dates globally.

Qiao, S., Harrison, S.H., Prentice, I.C., Wang, H.

Agricultural Systems Volume 206 103608 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2023.103608

Dec 2022 Recent global decline in rainfall interception loss due to altered rainfall regimes.

Lian, X., Zhao, W., Gentine, P., 

Nature Communications 13, Article number: 7642 (2022) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-35414-y

Nov 2022 Critical soil moisture thresholds of plant water stress in terrestrial ecosystems

Fu, Z., Ciais, P., Feldman, A.F., Gentine, P., Makowski, D., Prentice, I. C., Stoy, P.C., Bastos, A., Wigneron, J-P.,

Science Advances https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abq7827 Vol 8Issue 44

Nov 2022 Environmental controls on the light use efficiency of terrestrial gross primary production. 

Bloomfield, K. J., Keenan, T.F., Stocker, B.D., Prentice, I.C.

Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16511

Nov 2022 Tracking diurnal to seasonal variations of gross primary productivity using a geostationary satellite, GK-2A advanced meteorological imager. 

Jeong, S., Ryu, Y. Dechant, B., Li, X., Kong, J., Choi,W., Kang, M., Yeom, J., Lim, J, Jang, K., Chun, J.,

Remote Sensing of Environment.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2022.113365

Sept 2022 Global datasets of leaf photosynthetic capacity for ecological and earth system research

Chen, J.M., Wang, R., Liu, Y., He, L., Croft, H.,Luo, X., Wang. H., Smith, N.G., Keenan, T.F., Prentice,I.C.,Zhang, Y., Ju,W.,Dong,N.

Earth System Science Data https://essd.copernicus.org/articles/14/4077/2022/ Volume 14, Issue 9

Sept 2022 Optimality principles explaining divergent responses of alpine vegetation to environmental change

Zhu, Z., Wang, H, Harrison, S.P., Prentice, I. C., Qiao, S., Tan, S.

Global Change Biology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.16459

July 2022 Leaf nitrogen from the perspective of optimal plant function.

Dong, N., Prentice, I.C., Wright, I.J., Wang, H., Atkin, O.K., Bloomfield, K.J., Domingues, T.F., Gleason, S.M., Maire, V., Onoda, Y., Poorter, H. Smith, N.G.

Journal of Ecology https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1365-2745.13967

May 2022 Global environmental controls on wildfire burnt area, size and intensity.

Haas, O., Prentice, I.C., Harrison, S.P.

Environmental Research Letters Volume17 Number 6 https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac6a69

March 2022 Rising CO2 and warming reduce global canopy demand for Nitrogen.

Dong, N., Wright, I. J., Chen, J.M., Luo, X., Wang, H., Keenan, T. F., Smith, N., Prentice, I. C.

New Phytologist 235: 1692-1700, https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.18076

March 2022 Leaf morphological traits as adaptations to multiple climate gradients.

Wang, H., Wang, R., Harrison, S.P., Prentice, I.C.

Journal of Ecology https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13873

March 2022 CO2 fertilization of terrestrial photosynthesis inferred from site to global scales.

Chen, C., Riley, W.J., Prentice, I.C., Keenan, T.F

In press at Proceedings National Academy of Science. https://www.pnas.org/doi/full/10.1073/pnas.2115627119#sec-4 

Feb 2022 Surface temperatures reveal the patterns of vegetation water stress and their environmental drivers across the tropical Americas.

Green, J., Ballantyne, A., Abramoff, R., Gentine, P., Makowski, D., Ciais, P.,

In press at Global Change Biology  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/gcb.16139

Feb 2022 Atmospheric dryness reduces photosynthesis along a large range of soil water deficits

Fu, Z., Ciais, P., Prentice, I.C., Gentine, P., Makowski, D., Luo, X.,Bastos, A., Green, J.K, Stoy, P.C., Yang, H. , Hajima, T.

Nature Communications 13, 989 (2022) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-28652-7

February 2022 A model of C4 photosynthetic acclimation based on least-cost optimality theory suitable for Earth System Model incorporation

Scott, HG and Smith, NG

Journal of Advances in Modeling the Earth System (JAMES).  https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2021MS002470

January 2022 NIRvP: a robust structural proxy for sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and photosynthesis across scales.

Dechant, B., Ryu, Y., Badgley, G., Köhler, P., Rascher, U., Migliavacca, M., Zhang, Y., Tagliabue, G., Guan, K., Rossini, M., Goulas, Y., Zeng, Y., Frankenberg, C., Berry, J.A. (2021)

 Remote Sensing of Environment  Volume 268 112763 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2021.112763

November 2021 Understanding and modelling wildfire regimes: an ecological perspective

Sandy P. Harrison, I. Colin Prentice, Keith J. Bloomfield, Ning Dong, Matthias Forkel, Matthew Forrest, Ramesh K. Ningthoujam, Adam Pellegrini, Yicheng Shen, Mara Baudena,  Anabelle W. Cardoso, Jessica C. Huss, Jaideep Joshi, Imma Oliveras, Juli G.Pausas, Kimberley J. Simpson


Environmental Research Letters

October 2021

Global distribution of the rooting zone water storage capacity reflects plant adaptation to the environment

Stocker,B.D., et al  

BioRXiv  https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.17.460332

October 2021 Optimality-based modelling of climate impacts on global potential wheat yield

Qiao, S., Wang, H., Prentice, I.C., Harrison, S.P.

Environmental Research Letters  https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ac2e38

October 2021 Land-surface evapotranspiration derived from a first-principles primary production model

Tan, S., Wang, H., Prentice, I.C., Yang, K.

Environmental Research Letters https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac29eb

August 2021 Predictability of leaf traits with climate and elevation: a case study in Gongga Mountain, China, 

Huiying Xu, Han Wang, I Colin Prentice, Sandy P Harrison, Genxu Wang, Xiangyang Sun,

Tree Physiology, Volume 41, Issue 8, August 2021, Pages 1336–1352, https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpab003

July 2021 Coordination of plant hydraulic and photosynthetic traits: confronting optimality theory with field measurements.

Xu, H., Wang, H., Prentice, I.C., Harrison, S.P., Wright, I.J.

New Phytologist. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17656

June 2021 Tansley review paper.

Eco-evolutionary optimality as a means to improve vegetation and land-surface models.

Sandy P. Harrison, Wolfgang Cramer, Oskar Franklin, Iain Colin Prentice, Han Wang, Åke Brännström, Hugo de Boer, Ulf Dieckmann, Jaideep Joshi, Trevor F. Keenan, Aliénor Lavergne, Stefano Manzoni, Giulia Mengoli, Catherine Morfopoulos,  Josep Peñuelas, Stephan Pietsch, Karin T. Rebel, Youngryel Ryu, Nicholas G. Smith, Benjamin D. Stocker, Ian J. Wright


May 2021

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Ecosystem photosynthesis in land-surface models: a first-principles approach

Giulia MengoliAnna Agustí-Panareda, Souhail Boussetta, Sandy P. HarrisonCarlo TrottaI. Colin Prentice


March 2021

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Plant hydraulics coordinated with photosynthetic traits and climate

Huiying Xu, Han Wang, I. Colin Prentice, Sandy P. HarrisonIan J. Wright


March 2021 Leaf economics explained by optimality principles

Han WangI. Colin Prentice, Ian J. Wright, Shengchao Qiao, Xiangtao Xu, Kihachiro Kikuzawa, Nils Chr. Stenseth