Publications

Photoprotection of the photosynthetic membrane.

Perspectives on improving light distribution and light use efficiency in crop canopies

Rebecca A. Slattery and Donald R. Ort 

Plant Physiology

Induction kinetics of photosynthesis following pretreatment

The plastid casein kinase 2 phosphorylates Rubisco activase at the Thr-78 site but is not essential for regulation of Rubisco activation state

Sang Y. Kim, Kyle W. Bender, Berkley J. Walker, Raymond E. Zielinski, Martin H. Spalding, Donald R. Ort, and Steven C. Huber

Frontiers in Plant Science

Engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Recycling carbon dioxide during xylose fermentation by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Peng-Fei Xia, Guo-Chang Zhang, Berkley Walker, Seung-Oh Seo, Suryang Kwak, Jing-Jing Liu, Heejin Kim,‡ Donald R. Ort, Shu-Guang Wang, and Yong-Su Jin

ACS Synthetic Biology

Transgenic tobacco plants from study

Synthetic glycolate metabolism pathways stimulate crop growth and productivity in the field

Paul F. South, Amanda P. Cavanagh, Helen W. Liu, and Donald R. Ort

Science

Heat wave effects

Heat waves imposed during early pod development in soybean (Glycine max) cause significant yield loss despite a rapid recovery from oxidative stress

Matthew H. Siebers, Craig R. Yendrek, David Drag, Anna M. Locke, Lorena Rios Acosta, Andrew D. B. Leakey, Elizabeth A. Ainsworth, Carl J. Bernacchi, and Donald R. Ort

Global Change Biology

soybean reproduction

Canopy warming accelerates development in soybean and maize, offsetting the delay in soybean reproductive development by elevated CO2 concentrations.

Ursula M. Ruiz-Vera, Matthew H. Siebers, Deepak Jaiswal, Donald R. Ort, and Carl J. Bernacchi

Plant, Cell & Environment

Soybean gene expression measurements

Field‐grown soybean transcriptome shows diurnal patterns in photosynthesis‐related processes

Anna M. Locke, Rebecca A. Slattery, and Donald R. Ort

Plant Direct

photorespiration in plants

Optimizing photorespiration for improved crop productivity

Paul F. South, Amanda P. Cavanagh, Patricia E. Lopez‐Calcagno, Christine A. Raines, and Donald R. Ort

Journal of Integrative Plant Biology

PsbS expression and photoprotection

Photosystem II Subunit S overexpression increases the efficiency of water use in a field-grown crop

Katarzyna Głowacka, Johannes Kromdijk, Katherine Kucera, Jiayang Xie, Amanda P. Cavanagh, Lauriebeth Leonelli, Andrew D. B. Leakey, Donald R. Ort, Krishna K. Niyogi, and Stephen P. Long 

Nature Communications

soybeans decreased chlorophyll

Chlorophyll can be reduced in crop canopies with little penalty to photosynthesis

Berkley J. Walker, Darren T. Drewry, Rebecca A. Slattery, Andy VanLoocke, Young B. Cho, and Donald R. Ort

Plant Physiology

Schematic showing relevant components of C4 biochemistry

The impacts of fluctuating light on crop performance

Rebecca A. Slattery, Berkley J. Walker, Andreas P. M. Weber, and Donald R. Ort

Plant Physiology

BASS6 localized to the chloroplast envelope

Bile Acid Sodium Symporter BASS6 can transport glycolate and is involved in photorespiratory metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana

Paul F. South, Berkley J. Walker, Amanda P. Cavanagh, Vivien Rolland, Murray Badger, and Donald R. Ort

Plant Cell

Light response curves

Photosynthesis, light use efficiency, and yield of reduced chlorophyll soybean mutants in field conditions

Rebecca A. Slattery, Andy VanLoocke, Carl J. Bernacchi, Xin-Guang Zhu, and Donald R. Ort

Plant Science

photorespiration graphs

Uncertainty in measurements of the photorespiratory CO2 compensation point and its impact on models of leaf photosynthesis

Berkley J. Walker, Douglas J. Orr, Elizabete Carmo-Silva, Martin A. J. Parry, Carl J. Bernacchi, and Donald R. Ort

    Photosynthesis Research

    seed yield

    Leaf and canopy scale drivers of genotypic variation in soybean response to elevated carbon dioxide concentration

    Álvaro Sanz‐Sáez, Robert P. Koester, David M. Rosenthal, Christopher M. Montes, Donald R. Ort, and Elizabeth A. Ainsworth

    Global Change Biology

    Canopy temperature of control and heat wave plots during vegetative and reproductive stages

    Simulated heat waves during maize reproductive stages alter reproductive growth but have no lasting effect when applied during vegetative stages

    Matthew H. Siebers, Rebecca A. Slattery, Craig R. Yendrek, Anna M. Locke, David Drag, Elizabeth A. Ainsworth, Carl J. Bernacchi, and Donald R. Ort

    Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment

    Western blot analysis of leaf protein extracts from wild-type and bifunctional FBP/SBPase-expressing plants

    Expression of cyanobacterial FBP/SBPase in soybean prevents yield depression under future climate conditions

    Iris H. Köhler, Ursula M. Ruiz-Vera, Andy VanLoocke, Michell L. Thomey, Tom Clemente, Stephen P. Long, Donald R. Ort, and Carl J. Bernacchi

    Journal of Experimental Botany

    New Phytologist logo

    Photosynthesis: ancient, essential, complex, diverse … and in need of improvement in a changing world

    Ülo Niinemets, Joseph A. Berry, Susanne von Caemmerer, Donald R. Ort, Martin A. J. Parry, and Hendrik Poorter

    New Phytologist

    fit plot

    Investigating the control of chlorophyll degradation by genomic correlation mining

    Frederick P. Ghandchi, Gustavo Caetano-Anolles, Steven J. Clough, and Donald R. Ort

    PLOS One

    false-colour infrared image showing stimulation of canopy temperature of soybean growing in elevated [CO2]

    . Intensifying drought eliminates the expected benefits of elevated carbon dioxide for soybean

    Sharon B. Gray, Orla Dermody, Stephanie P. Klein, Anna M. Locke, Justin M. McGrath, Rachel E. Paul, David M. Rosenthal, Ursula M. Ruiz-Vera, Matthew H. Siebers, Reid Strellner, Elizabeth A. Ainsworth, Carl J. Bernacchi, Stephen P. Long, Donald R. Ort, and Andrew D. B. Leakey

    nature plants

    Representative color F v/F m fluorescence images

    Physiological evidence for plasticity in glycolate/glycerate transport during photorespiration

    Berkley J. Walker, Paul F. South, and Donald R. Ort

    Photosynthesis Research

    Fluorescence profiles of chamber-grown WT (ABCGHI) and Y11y11

    Light sheet microscopy reveals more gradual light attenuation in light-green versus dark-green soybean leaves

    Rebecca A. Slattery, Aleel K. Grennan, Mayandi Sivaguru, Rosangela Sozzani, and Donald R. Ort

    Journal of Experimental Biology

    simulated soybean relative yield loss

    The costs of photorespiration to food production now and in the future

    Berkley J. Walker, Andy VanLoocke, Carl J. Bernacchi, and Donald R. Ort

    Annual Review of Plant Biology

    Reported engineering strategies for the introduction of bypasses into the photorespiratory pathway

    Manipulating photorespiration to increase plant productivity: recent advances and perspectives for crop improvement

    Marco Betti, Hermann Bauwe, Florian A. Busch, Alisdair R. Fernie, Olivier Keech, Myles Levey, Donald R. Ort, Martin A. J. Parry, Rowan Sage, Stefan Timm, Berkley Walker, and Andreas P. M. Weber

    Journal of Experimental Botany

    Engineering strategies

    Manipulating photorespiration to increase plant productivity: Recent advances and perspectives for crop improvement

    Marco Betti, Hermann Bauwe, Florian A. Busch, Alisdair R. Fernie, Olivier Keech, Myles Levey, Donald R. Ort, Martin A. J. Parry, Rowan Sage, Stefan Timm, Berkley Walker, and Andreas P. M. Weber

    Journal of Experimental Botany

    Schematics of tandem-photosystem, energy-coupling membranes for water-oxidizing photosynthesis and synthesis of NAD(P)H

    Redesigning photosynthesis to sustainably meet global food and bioenergy demand

    Donald R. Ort, Sabeeha S. Merchant, Jean Alric, Alice Barkan, Robert E. Blankenship, Ralph Bock, Roberta Croce, Maureen R. Hanson, Julian M. Hibberd, Stephen P. Long, Thomas A. Moore, James Moroney, Krishna K. Niyogi, Martin A. J. Parry, Pamela P. Peralta-Yahya, Roger C. Prince, Kevin E. Redding, Martin H. Spalding, Klaas J. van Wijk, Wim F. J. Vermaas, Susanne von Caemmerer, Andreas P. M. Weber, Todd O. Yeates, Joshua S. Yuan, and Xin Guang Zhu

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

    Schematics of tandem-photosystem, energy-coupling membranes

    Redesigning photosynthesis to sustainably meet global food and bioenergy demand

    Donald R. Ort, Sabeeha Merchant, Jean Alric, Alice Barkan, Robert E. Blankenship, Ralph Bock, Roberta Croce, Maureen R. Hanson, Julian M. Hibberd, Stephen P. Long, Thomas A. Moore, James Moroney, Krishna K. Niyogi, Martin A. J. Parry, Pamela P. Peralta-Yahya, Roger Prince, Kevin Redding, Martin H. Spalding, Klaas J. van Wijk, Wim Vermaas, Susanne von Caemmerer, Andreas Paul Michael Weber, Todd O. Yeates, Joshua Yuan, and Xin Guang Zhu

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

    Maize responses to high CO2 and warming

    Canopy warming caused photosynthetic acclimation and reduced seed yield in maize grown at ambient and elevated [CO 2 ]

    Ursula Ruiz-Vera, Matthew H. Siebers, David W. Drag, Donald R. Ort, and Carl J. Bernacchi

    Global Change Biology

    Heat waves induced changes in total leaf nonstructural carbohydrate (TNC) concentration, the percent of reduced ascorbate, and specific leaf weight (SLW) at midday over the course of the heat wave

    Heat waves imposed during early pod development in soybean (Glycine max) cause significant yield loss despite a rapid recovery from oxidative stress

    Matthew H. Siebers, Craig R. Yendrek, David Drag, Anna M. Locke, Lorena Rios Acosta, Andrew D. B. Leakey, Elizabeth A. Ainsworth, Carl J. Bernacchi, and Donald R. Ort

    Global Change Biology

    Schematic for photosynthetic terpene productions in cyanobacteria, green algae or plants

    Photosynthetic terpene hydrocarbon production for fuels and chemicals

    Xin Wang, Donald R. Ort, and Joshua S. Yuan

    Plant Biotechnology Journal

    soybean canopy photosynthesis

    The influence of photosynthetic acclimation to rising CO 2 and warmer temperatures on leaf and canopy photosynthesis models

    Justin Bagley, David M. Rosenthal, Ursula M. Ruiz‐Vera, Matthew H. Siebers, Praveen Kumar, Donald R. Ort, and Carl J. Bernacchi

    Global Biogeochemical Cycles

    Visual representation of photosynthesis through the soybean canopy

    The influence of photosynthetic acclimation to rising CO2 and warmer temperatures on leaf and canopy photosynthesis models

    Justin Bagley, David M. Rosenthal, Ursula M. Ruiz‐Vera, Matthew H. Siebers, Praveen Kumar, Donald R. Ort, and Carl J. Bernacchi

    Global Biogeochemical Cycles

    Phenotypic evaluation of chlorophyll deficiency in the MinnGold mutant

    Identical substitutions in magnesium chelatase paralogs result in chlorophyll-deficient soybean mutants

    Benjamin W. Campbell, Dhananjay Mani, Shaun J. Curtin, Rebecca A. Slattery, Jean-Michel Michno, Donald R. Ort, Philip J. Schaus, Reid G. Palmer, James H. Orf, and Robert M. Stupar

    G3

    . Global distribution of predicted maximum net primary production (NPP; tC ha−1 y−1 ) based on the theoretical maximum light conversion efficiency and accounting for water limitation

    The theoretical limit to plant productivity

    Evan H. DeLucia, Nuria Gomez-Casanovas, Jonathan A. Greenberg, Tara W. Hudiburg, Ilsa B. Kantola, Stephen P. Long, Adam D. Miller, Donald R. Ort, and William J. Parton

    Environmental Science & Technology

    Balancing corn yield and water needs

    Limits on yields in the Corn Belt

    Donald R. Ort and Stephen P. Long

    Science