Plant ecophysiology and metal abiotic stress

Dr Denise R. Fernando

Recent scientific papers

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Abubakari F, Nkrumah PN, Fernando DR, Brown GK, Erskine PD, Echevarria G, van der Ent A. (2021). Incidence of hyperaccumulation and tissue-level distribution of manganese, cobalt and zinc in the genus Gossia (Myrtaceae). Metallomics (in press).

Abubakari F, Nkrumah PN, Fernando DR, Brown GK, Erskine PD, Echevarria G, van der Ent A. (2021).  Manganese (hyper)accumulation within Australian Denhamia (Celastraceae): an assessment of the trait and manganese accumulation under controlled conditions.  Plant and Soil (in press).

Fernando DR, Fernando AE, Koerber GR, Doody TM (2021).  Tree-soil interactions through water release to a floodplain ecosystem: a case study of Black Box (Eucalyptus largiflorens) on loamy sands.  Wetlands (in press)

Fernando DR, Smith CS, Steinbauer MJ, Farnier K, Watson SJ, Green PT (2018). Does foliage metal accumulation influence plant–insect interactions? A field study of two sympatric tree metallophytes. Functional Plant Biology (in press).

Fernando DR, Marshall AT, Green PT. 2017. Cellular ion interactions in two endemic tropical rainforest species of a novel metallophytic tree genus. Tree Physiology 38: 119-128.

Fernando DR, Moroni SJ, Scott BJ, Conyers MK, Lynch JP, Marshall AT. 2016. Temperature and light drive manganese accumulation and stress in crops across three major plant families. Environmental and Experimental Botany 132: 66-79.

Fernando DR, Marshall AT, Lynch JP. 2016.  Foliar nutrient distribution patterns in sympatric maple species reflect contrasting sensitivity to excess manganese. PLOS ONE DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0157702.

Fernando DR, Lynch JP, 2015. Manganese phytotoxicity: new light on an old problem. Annals of Botany 116: 313-319.

Fernando DR, Marshall AT, Baker AJ, Mizuno T, 2013. Microbeam methodologies as powerful tools in manganese hyperaccumulation research: present status and future directions. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: article 319

Fernando DR, Marshall AT, Forster PI, Hoebee SE, Siegele R. 2013. Multiple metal accumulation within a manganese-specific genus. American Journal of Botany 100(4): 690-700

Fernando DR, Woodrow IE, Baker AJM, Marshall AT. 2012. Plant homeostasis of foliar manganese sinks: specific variation in hyperaccumulators. Planta 236: 1459-1470.

Fernando DR, Mizuno T, Woodrow IE, Baker AJM,Collins RN. 2010. Characterization of foliar manganese (Mn) in Mn (hyper)accumulators using X-ray absorption spectroscopy. New Phytologist 188: 1014-1027.

Fernando DR, Baker AJM, Woodrow IE. 2009. Physiological responses in Macadamia integrifolia on exposure to Mn treatment. Australian Journal of Botany 57: 406-413.

Fernando DR, Guymer G, Reeves RD, Woodrow IE, Baker AJ, Batianoff GN. 2009. Foliar Mn accumulation in eastern Australian herbarium specimens: prospecting for 'new' Mn hyperaccumulators and its potential application in taxonomy. Annals of Botany 103: 931-939.

Fernando DR, Marshall AT, Gouget B, Carrière M, Collins RN, Woodrow IE, Baker AJ. 2008. Novel pattern of foliar metal distribution in a manganese hyperaccumulator. Functional Plant Biology 35: 193-200.

Fernando DR, Woodrow IE, Jaffré T, Dumontet V, Marshall AT, Baker AJM. 2008. Foliar Mn accumulation by Maytenus fournieri (Celastraceae) in its native New Caledonian habitats: populational variation and localisation by X-ray microanalysis. New Phytologist 177: 178 –185.

Fernando DR, Woodrow IE, Bakkaus EJ, Collins RN, Baker AJM, Batianoff GN. 2007. Variability of Mn hyperaccumulation in the Australian rainforest tree Gossia bidwillii (Myrtaceae). Plant and Soil 293: 145-152.

Fernando DR, Bakkaus EJ, Perrier N, Baker AJM, Woodrow IE, Batianoff GN, Collins RN. 2006. Manganese accumulation in the leaf mesophyll of four tree species: a PIXE/EDAX localization study. New Phytologist 171: 751-758.

Fernando DR, Batianoff GN, Baker AJ, Woodrow IE. 2006. In vivo localisation of manganese in the hyperaccumulator Gossia bidwillii (Benth.) N. Snow & Guymer (Myrtaceae) by cryo-SEM/EDAX. Plant, Cell and Environment 29: 1012-1020.