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[101] Reyer et al (2017) Are forest disturbances amplifying or canceling out climate change-induced productivity changes in European forests? Environmental Research Letters.

[100] Tomaskova et al (2017) Birds girdling activity on exotic tree species as a form of adaptive behaviour




[99] Sáenz-Romero, C., Larter, M., González-Muñoz, N., Wehenkel, C., Blanco-Garcia, A., Castellanos-Acuña, D., Burlett, R., and Delzon, S. (2017). Mexican conifers differ in their capacity to face climate change. Journal of Plant Hydraulics, 4, e003. doi:

[98] Trueba, S., Pouteau, R., Lens, F., Feild, T. S., Isnard, S., Olson, M. E., & Delzon, S. (2017). Vulnerability to xylem embolism as a major correlate of the environmental distribution of rain forest species on a tropical island. Plant, Cell & Environment, 40(2), 277-289.


[97] Delzon, S., Cochard, H., & Pfautsch, S. (2016). Indexing the indices: scientific publishing needs to undergo a revolution. Journal of Plant Hydraulics, 3, 009.

[96] Cailleret, M., Jansen, S., Robert, E. M., Desoto, L., Aakala, T., Antos, J. A., … & Čada, V. (2016). A synthesis of radial growth patterns preceding tree mortality. Global change biology.

[95] Sáenz‐Romero, C., Lamy, J. B., Ducousso, A., Musch, B., Ehrenmann, F., Delzon, S., … & Lee, S. J. (2016). Adaptive and plastic responses of Quercus petraea populations to climate across Europe. Global Change Biology.

[94] Torres-Ruiz J.M., H. Cochard, M. Mencuccini, S. Delzon, E. Badel (2016) Direct observation and modelling of embolism spread between xylem conduits: a case study in Scots pine. Plant Cell & Environment online pdf

[93] King A., N. Guignot, P. Zerbino, E. Boulard, K. Desjardins, M. Bordessoule, N. Leclercq, S. Le, G. Renaud, M. Cerato, M. Bornert, N. Lenoir, S. Delzon, J-P. Perrillat, Y. Le Godec and J-P Itié (2016) Tomography and imaging at the PISCHE beam line of the SOLEIL synchrotron. Review of the Scientific Instruments 87: 093704. pdf

[92] Plomion C., J. Bartholomé, L. Bouffier, O. Brendel, H. Cochard, M. de Miguel, S. Delzon, J-M. Gion, S.C. Gonzalez-Martinez, J-M. Guehl, H. Lagraulet, G. Le Provost, E. Marguerit and A. Porté (2016) Understanding the genetic bases of adaptation to soil water deficit in trees through the examination of water use efficiency and cavitation resistance: maritime pine as a case study. Journal of Plant Hydraulics3: e-008 pdf

[91] Charrier G, Torres-Ruiz JM, Badel E, Burlett R, Choat B, Cochard H, Delmas CEL, Domec JC, Jansen S, King A, Lenoir N, Martin-StPaul N, Gambetta GA and S Delzon (2016) Evidence for hydraulic vulnerability segmentation and lack of xylem refilling under tension. Plant Physiologypdf

[90] Merceron N.R., L.J. Lamarque, S. Delzon, A.J. Porté (2016) Killing it softly: girdling as an efficient eco-friendly method to locally remove the invasive Acer negundo. Ecological Restoration 34: 297-305. pdf

[89] Castagneyrol B., H. Jactel, E. Brockerhoff, N. Perrette, M. Larter, S. Delzon, D. Piou (2016) Host range expansion is density dependent. Oecologia, 1-10. pdf

[88] Lens F., Picon-Cochard C., Delmas C.E.L., Signarbieux C., Buttler A., Cochard H., Jansen S., Chauvin T., Chacon Doria L., del Arco M. and S. Delzon (2016) Herbaceous angiosperms are not more vulnerable to drought-induced embolism than angiosperm trees.  Plant Physiology pp-00829 accepted pdf

[87] Lens F., Vos R.A., Charrier G., van der Niet T., Merckx V., Baas P., Aguirre Gutierrez J., Jacobs B., Chacon Doria L., Smets E., Delzon S. and S.B. Janssens (2016) Scalariform-to-simple transition in vessel perforation plates triggered by differences in climate during the evolution of Adoxaceae. Annals of Botany mcw151. pdf

[86] Hajek P., Kurjak D., von Wühlisch G., Delzon S. and B. Schuldt (2016) Intraspecific variation in wood anatomical, hydraulic and foliar traits in ten European beech provenances differing in growth yield. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 791. pdf

[85] Gleason S., Westoby M., Jansen S., Choat B., Brodribb T., Cochard H., Delzon S., Hacke U., Jacobsen A., Johnson D., Lens F., Maherali H., Martínez-Vilalta J., Mayr S., McCulloh K., Morris H., Nardini A., Plavcová L., Pratt R.B., Schreiber S. and A. Zanne (2016) On research priorities to advance understanding of the safety-efficiency tradeoff in xylem.  A response to Bittencourt et al. New Phytologist 211: 1156-1158. pdf

[84] David-Schwartz R., Paudel I., Mizrachi M., Delzon S., Cochard H., Lukyanov V., Badel E., Capdeville G., Shklar G. and S. Cohen (2016) Indirect evidence for genetic differentiation in vulnerability to embolism in Pinus halepensis. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 768. pdf

[83] Lintunen A.,Paljakka T., Jyske T., Peltoniemi M., Sterck F., Von Arx G., Cochard H., Copini P., Caldeira M.C., Delzon S., Gebauer R., Grönlund L., Kiorapostolou N., Lechthaler S., Lobo-do-Vale R., Peters R.L., Petit G., Prendin A.L., Salmon Y., Steppe K., Urban J., Roig Juan S., Robert E.M.R. and T. Hölttä (2016) Osmolality and non-structural carbohydrate composition in the secondary phloem of trees across a latitudinal gradient in Europe. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 726 pdf

[82] Blackman C., Pfautsch S., Choat B., Delzon S., Gleason S. and R. Duursma (2016) Toward an index of desiccation times to tree mortality under drought. Plant Cell & Environment39: 23422345pdf

[81] Bolte A., Czajkowski T., Cocozza C., Tognetti R., De Miguel M., Pšidová E., Ditmarova L., Dinka L., Delzon S., Cochard H., Ræbild A., De Luis M., Cvjetkovic B., Heiri C. and J. Müller (2016) Desiccation and mortality dynamics in seedlings of different European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) populations under extreme drought conditions Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 751. pdf

[80] Torres-Ruiz JM, H. Cochard and S. Delzon (2016) Why do trees take more risks in the Amazon? Journal of Plant Hydraulics 3: e005. pdf

[79] Bouche P.S., S. Jansen, J. Cruz Sabalera, H. Cochard, R. Burlett and S. Delzon (2016) Low intra-tree variability in resistance to embolism in four Pinaceae species. Annals of Forest Sciencepdf

[78] Pivovaroff A.L., R. Burlett, B. Lavigne, H. Cochard, L.S. Santiago, S. Delzon (2016) Testing the ‘microbubble effect’ using the Cavitron technique to measure xylem water extraction curves. AoB Plants 8: plw011. pdf

[77] Venner S., A. Siberchicot, P-F. Pélisson, M-C. Bel-Venner, M. Nicolas, F. Débias, V. Miele, S. Sauzet, V. Boulanger and S. Delzon (2016) Trading-off seed number versus seed size may promote masting within plant population. American Naturalistpdf

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

[75] Zimmer H.C., T.J. Brodribb, S. Delzon and P.J. Baker (2016) Drought avoidance and vulnerability in the Australian Araucariaceae. Tree Physiology tpv111. pdf

[74] Cochard H., J.M. Torres-Ruiz, and S. Delzon (2016). Let plant hydraulics catch the wave. Journal of Plant Hydraulics 3: e002. pdf

[73] Bouche P.S., S. Delzon, E. Badel, R. Burlett, H. Cochard, B. Lavigne, S. Mayr, V. Zufferey, B. Choat, T.J. Brodribb, J.M. Torres Ruiz, K. Charra-Vaskou, S. Li, H. Morris and S. Jansen (2016) Are pine needles more vulnerable to cavitation than branches? New insights from X-ray computed tomography Plant Cell & Environmentpdf

[72] Choat B., E. Badel, R. Burlett, S. Delzon, H. Cochard and S. Jansen (2016) Non-invasive measurement of vulnerability to drought induced embolism by X-ray microtomography. Plant Physiology pp-00732. pdf

[71] Gleason S.M., M. Westoby, S. Jansen, B. Choat, U.G. Hacke, R.B. Pratt, R. Bhaskar, T.J. Brodribb, S.J. Bucci, K.F. Cao, H. Cochard, S. Delzon et al. (2016) Weak tradeoff between xylem safety and xylem-specific hydraulic efficiency across the world’s woody plant species. New Phytologist 209: 123-136. pdf


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

[69] Cochard H. & S. Delzon (2015) L’Edition scientifique doit faire sa révolution et mettre à l’index ses indices. PLAS Editorial pdf.

[68] Delzon S. (2015) New insight into leaf drought tolerance. Functional Ecology 29: 1247-1249 pdf.

[67] Larter M., Brodribb T., Pfautsch S., Burlett R., Cochard H. and S. Delzon (2015) Extreme aridity pushes trees to their physical limits. Plant Physiology 168: 804-807. pdf

[66] Guet J., R. Fichot, C. Lédée, F. Laurans,H. Cochard, S. Delzon, C. Bastien and F; Brignolas (2015) Xylem resistance to cavitation is related to xylem structure but not to growth and water-use efficiency at the within-population level in Populus nigra L. Journal of Experimental Botany erv232 pdf

[65] Dantec C.F., H. Ducasse, X. Capdevielle, O. Fabreguettes, S. Delzon, M-L. Desprez-Loustau (2015) Avoidance of spring frost and disease through phenological variations in oak populations along elevation gradients. Journal of Ecology 103: 1044-1056 pdf

[64] Lamarque L.J., Lortie C.J., Porté A.J. and S. Delzon (2015) Genetic differentiation and phenotypic plasticity in life-history traits between native and introduced populations of invasive maple trees. Biological invasion 17: 1109-1122. pdf

[63] Balducci L., Deslauriers A., Giovannelli A., Beaulieu M., Delzon S., Rossi S. and C. B.K. Rathgeber (2015) How do drought and warming influence plant survival and wood traits of Picea mariana saplings? Journal of Experimental Botany 66: 377-389 pdf

[62] Torres-Ruiz J.M., S. Jansen, B. Choat, H. Cochard, T.J. Brodribb, E. Badel, R. Burlett, P.3. Bouche, S. Li, H. Morris and S. Delzon (2015) Direct micro-CT observation confirms the induction of embolism upon xylem cutting under tension Plant Physiology 167: 40-43. pdf

[61] Cochard H., Delzon S. and E. Badel (2015) X-ray microtomography (micro-CT): a reference technology for high-resolution quantification of xylem embolism in trees. Plant Cell &Environment 38: 201-206. pdf

[60] Urli M., J-B. Lamy, F. Sin, R. Burlett, S. Delzon and A. J. Porté – The high vulnerability of Quercus robur to drought at its southern margin paves the way for Quercus ilex Plant Ecology 216: 177-187 pdf


[59] Lindner M., J. B. Fitzgerald, N. E. Zimmermann, C. Reyer, S. Delzon, E. van der Maaten, M-J. Schelhaas, P. Lasch, J. Eggers, M. van der Maaten-Theunissen, F. Suckow, A. Psomas, B. Poulter and M. Hanewinkel (2014) Climate Change and European Forests: What do we know, what are the uncertainties, and what are the implications for forest management? Journal of Environmental Management 146: 69-83. pdf

[58] Martin-StPaul N K., Longepierre D., Huc R., Delzon S., Burlett R., Joffre R., Rambal S. and H. Cochard (2014) How reliable are methods to assess xylem vulnerability to cavitation? The issue of ‘open vessel’ artifact in oaks. Tree Physiology 34: 894–905 pdf

[57] Hajek P., C. Leuschner, D. Hertel, S. Delzon and B. Schuldt (2014) Trade-offs between xylem hydraulic properties, wood anatomy and yield in Populus. Tree Physiology 34: 744-756. pdf

[56] Augusto L., T. J. Davies, S. Delzon and A. De Schrijver (2014) The enigma of the rise of angiosperms: can we untie the knot? Ecology Letters 17: 1326–1338. pdf

[55] Bouche P. F., M. Larter, J-C. Domec, R. Burlett, P. Gasson, S. Jansen, and S. Delzon (2014) A broad survey of xylem hydraulic safety and efficiency in conifers. Journal of Experimental Botany 65: 4419-4431. pdf

[54] Delzon S. and H. Cochard (2014) Recent advances in tree hydraulics highlight the ecological significance of the hydraulic safety margin. New Phytologist 203: 355–358. pdf

[53] Dantec C.F., Y. Vitasse, M. Bonhomme, J-M. Louvet, A. Kremer and S. Delzon (2014) Chilling and heat requirements for leaf unfolding in European beech and sessile oak populations at the southern limit of their distribution range. International Journal of Biometeorology 58: 1853-1864. pdf

[52] Lamy J-B., S. Delzon, P. Bouche, R. Alia, G.G. Vendramin, H. Cochard and C. Plomion (2014) Limited genetic variability and phenotypic plasticity detected for cavitation resistance in a Mediterranean pine. New Phytologist 201: 874-886. pdf

[51] Kremer A., Potts B. M. and S. Delzon (2014) Genetic divergence in forest trees: understanding the consequences of climate change. Functional Ecology 28: 22-36. pdf

[50] Urli M., Delzon S., Couallier V., Eyermann A., García-Valdés, R., de Zavala, M.A. and A. Porté (2014) Inferring shifts in tree species distribution using asymmetric distribution curves: a case study in the Iberian mountains. Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 147-159. pdf


[49] Delzon S. , M. Urli, J-C. Samalens, J-B. Lamy, H. Lischke, F. Sin, N.E. Zimmermann and A.J. Porté (2013) Field evidence of colonisation by Holm oak, at the northern margin of its distribution range, during the Anthropocene period. PLOS ONE 8: e80443 pdf

[48] Cochard H., E. Badel, S. Herbette, S. Delzon, B. Choat, S. Jansen (2013) Methods for measuring plant vulnerability to cavitation: a critical review. Journal of Experimental Botany 15: 4779–4791. pdf

[47] Saenz-Romero C., Lamy J-B, Loya-Rebollar E., Plaza-Aguilar A., Burlett R., P. Lobit and S. Delzon (2013) Genetic variation of drought-induced cavitation resistance among Pinus hartwegii populations from an altitudinal gradient Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 35: 2905-2913. pdf

[46] Cochard H. and S. Delzon (2013) Hydraulic failure and repair are not routine in trees. Annals of Forest Science 70:659–661. pdf

[45] Lamy JB., S Delzon and A. Kremer (2013) Adaptive potential-a partial insurance against climate change risks. MOTIVE Chapter IV: 22-27. pdf

[44] Lamarque L.J., A.J. Porté, C. Eymeric, J-B. Lasnier, C.J. Lortie and S. Delzon (2013) A test for pre-adapted phenotypic plasticity in the invasive tree Acer negundo L. PLOS ONE 8: e74239. pdf

[43] Cochard H. and S. Delzon (2013) Misunderstanding sap ascent in trees. Journal of Plant Hydraulic 1: e0001. pdf

[42] Urli M., AJ. Porté, H. Cochard, Y. Guengant, R. Burlett and S. Delzon (2013) Xylem embolism threshold for catastrophic hydraulic failure in angiosperm trees. Tree Physiology 33: 672-683. pdf

[41] Issoufou Hassane B-A., Delzon S., Laurent J-P, Saâdou M., Mahamane A., Cappelaere B., Demarty J., Rambal S., Seghieri J. (2013) Change in water loss regulation after canopy clearcut of a dominant shrub in Sahelian agrosystems, Guiera senegalensis J. F. Gmel. Trees Structure and Function 27:1011-1022. pdf


[40] Choat B., Jansen S., Brodribb T.J., Cochard H., Delzon S. et al. (2012) Global convergence in the vulnerability of forests to drought. Nature 491: 752–755. pdf

see also the press release in English and French

[39] Lamy J-B, Plomion C., Kremer A. and S. Delzon (2012) QST<FST as a signature of canalisation. Molecular Ecology 21: 5646-5655. pdf

[38] Lamy J-B., Lagane F., Plomion C., Cochard H. and S. Delzon (2012) Micro-evolutionary patterns of juvenile wood density in a pine species. Plant Ecology 213: 1781-1792. pdf

[37] Charra-Vaskou K., E. Badel, R. Burlett, H. Cochard, S. Delzon and S. Mayr (2012) Hydraulic efficiency and safety of vascular and non-vascular components in Pinus pinaster leaves. Tree Physiology 32: 1161-1170. pdf

[36] Sala A., K. Hopping, E.J.B. McIntire, S. Delzon and E.E. Crone (2012) Masting in whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) depletes stored nutrients. New Phytologist 1: 189-199. pdf

This paper has been recommended as being of special significance in its field by the F1000 Faculty (see comment)

[35] Lamarque L., S. Delzon, Sloan M.H. and C.J. Lortie. (2012) Biogeographical contrasts to assess local and regional patterns of invasion: a case study with two reciprocally introduced exotic maple trees. Ecography 9: 803-810. pdf

[34] Jansen S., Lamy J.-B., Burlett R., Cochard H., Gasson P. and S. Delzon (2012) Plasmodesmatal pores in the torus of bordered pit membranes affect cavitation resistance of conifer xylem. Plant Cell &Environment 6: 1109-1120. pdf

[33] Jactel H., Petit J., Desprez-Loustau M-L., Delzon S., Piou D., Battisti A. and J. Koricheva (2012) Drought effects on damage by forest insects and pathogens: a meta-analysis. Global Change Biology 18: 267-276. pdf


[32] Porté A. J., Lamarque L. J., Lortie C. J., Michalet R. and S. Delzon (2011) Invasive Acer negundo outperforms native species in non-limiting resource environments due to its higher phenotypic plasticity. BMC Ecology 11:28. pdf

[31] Delmas C.E.L., S. Delzon. and C.J. Lortie (2011) A meta-analysis of the ecological significance of density in tree invasions. Community Ecology 12: 171-178. pdf

[30] Bresson C. C., Y. Vitasse, A. Kremer and S. Delzon (2011) To what extent is altitudinal variation of functional traits driven by genetic adaptation in European oak and beech? Tree Physiology 31: 1164-1174. pdf

[29] Lamarque L.J., S. Delzon and C.J. Lortie (2011) Tree invasions: a comparative test of the dominant hypotheses and functional traits. Biological Invasions 13: 1969-1989. pdf

[28] Kolström M., M. Lindner, M. Maroschek, R. Seidl, M.J. Lexer, S. Netherer, A. Kremer, S. Delzon, A. Barbati, M. Marchetti and P. Corona (2011) Reviewing the Science and Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Measures in European Forestry. Forests 4: 961-982. pdf

[27] Lamy J-B., L. Bouffier, R. Burlett, C. Plomion, H. Cochard and S. Delzon (2011) Uniform Selection as a Primary Force Reducing Population Genetic Differentiation of Cavitation Resistance across a Species Range. PLoS ONE 6: e23476. pdf

[26] Vitasse Y., Delpierre N., François C., Dufrêne E., Kremer A., Chuine I. and S. Delzon (2011) Assessing the effects of climate change on the phenology of European temperate trees. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151: 969-980. pdf

[25] Alberto F., Bouffier L., Louvet J-M., Lamy J-B, Delzon S. and A. Kremer (2011) Adaptive responses for seed and leaf phenology in natural populations of sessile oak along an altitudinal gradient. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1442-1454. pdf

[24] Guyon D., Guillot M., Vitasse Y., Cardot H., Hagolle O., Delzon S. and J-P Wigneron (2011) Monitoring elevation variations in leaf phenology of deciduous broadleaf forests from SPOT/VEGETATION time-series. Remote Sensing of Environment 115: 615-627. pdf


[23] Delzon S., Douthe C., Sala A. and H. Cochard (2010) Mechanism of water-stress induced cavitation in conifers: bordered pit structure and function support the hypothesis of seal capillary-seeding . Plant Cell & Environment 33: 2101–2111. pdf

[22] Vitasse Y., C.C. Bresson, A. Kremer, R. Michalet and S. Delzon (2010) Quantifying plasticity of leaf phenology in response to temperature for two temperate tree species using transplant experiments. Functional Ecology 24: 1211-1218. pdf

[21] Brodribb T.J., Bowman D., Nichols S., S. Delzon and R. Burlett (2010) Xylem function and growth rate interact to determine recovery rates after exposure to extreme water deficit. New Phytologist 188: 533-542. pdf

[20] Lindner M., M. Maroschek, S. Netherer, A. Kremer, A. Barbati, J. Garcia-Gonzalo, R. Seidl, S. Delzon, P. Corona, M. Kolström, M. J. Lexer, M. Marchetti (2010) Climate change impacts, adaptive capacity, and vulnerability of European forest ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management 259: 698-709. pdf

[19] Desprez-Loustau M.L., Y. Vitasse, S. Delzon, X. Capdevielle, B. Marçais and A. Kremer (2010) Are plant pathogen populations adapted for encounter with their host? A case study of phenological synchrony between oak and an obligate fungal parasite along an altitudinal gradient Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23: 87-97. pdf

[18] Longdoz B., Granier A., Loustau D., Rambal S., Dufrêne E., Bonal D., Nouvellon Y., Delzon S., Kowalski A. S. (2010) Environmental control of carbon fluxes in forest ecosystems in France: a comparison between temperate, Mediterranean and tropical forests. In CARBOFOR book. Forests, Carbon Cycle and Climate Change. 27-53. (

Before 2010

[17] Cochard H., T. Hölttä, S. Herbette, S. Delzon, M. Mencuccini (2009) New insights into the mechanism of water-stress induced cavitation in conifers. Plant Physiology 151: 949-954. pdf

[16] Vitasse Y., S. Delzon, C.C. Bresson, R. Michalet and A. Kremer (2009) Altitudinal differentiation among populations of temperate tree species growing in a common garden: early survival, growth and leaf phenology. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 1259-1269. pdf

[15] Bresson, C. C., A. S. Kowalski, A. Kremer and S. Delzon (2009) Evidence of altitudinal increase in photosynthetic capacity: gas exchange measurements at ambient and constant CO2 partial pressures. Annals of Forest Science 66: 55. pdf

[14] Vitasse Y., A. Porté, A. Kremer, R. Michalet and S. Delzon (2009) Responses of canopy duration to temperature changes in four temperate tree species: relative contributions of spring and autumn leaf phenology. Oecologia 161: 187-198. pdf

[13] Saccone P., S. Delzon, J-J Brun and R. Michalet (2009) The role of biotic interactions in altering tree seedling responses to an extreme climatic event. Journal of Vegetation Science 20: 403-414. pdf

[12] Vitasse Y., Delzon S., Dufrêne E., Pontailler J-Y., J-M Louvet, A. Kremer and R. Michalet (2009) Leaf phenology sensitivity to temperature in European trees: do within-species populations exhibit similar responses? Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 149: 735-744. pdf

[11] Magnani F., M. Mencuccini, M. Borghetti, F. Berninger, S. Delzon, A. Grelle, P. Hari, P. G. Jarvis, P. Kolari, A. S. Kowalski, H. Lankreijer, B. E. Law, A. Lindroth, D. Loustau, G. Manca, J. B. Moncrieff, V. Tedeschi, R. Valentini, J. Grace (2008) Reply De Schrijver et al. Nature and W. de Vries et al. Nature. Nature 451: E3-E4. pdf

[10] Lindner M., Gracia-Gonzalo J., Kolström M., Green T., Reguera R., Maroschek M., Seidl R., Lexer M.J., Netherer S., Schopf A., Kremer A., Delzon S., Barbati A., Marchetti M. and Corona P. (2008) Impacts of climate change on European Forests and options for adaptation. 173pp. pdf

[9] Duursma RA, P. Kolari, M. Peramaki, E. Nikinmaa, P. Hari, S. Delzon, D. Loustau, H. Ilvesniemi, J. Pumpanen, A. Makela (2008) Predicting the decline in daily maximum transpiration rate of two pine stands during drought based on constant minimum leaf water potential and plant hydraulic conductance. Tree Physiology 28: 265-276. pdf

[8] Brooker R. W., F. T. Maestre, R. M. Callaway, C. L. Lortie, L. Cavieres, G. Kunstler, P. Liancourt, K. Tielborger, J. M. J. Travis, F. Anthelme, C. Armas, L. Coll, E. Corcket, S. Delzon, E. Forey, Z. Kikvidze, J. Olofsson, F. Pugnaire, C. L. Quiro, P. Saccone, K. Schiffers, M. Seifan, B. Touzard, R. Michalet (2008) Facilitation in plant communities: the past, the present and the future. Journal of Ecology 96: 18-34. pdf

[7] Magnani F., M. Mencuccini, M. Borghetti, P. Berbigier, F. Berninger, S. Delzon, A. Grelle, P. Hari, P. G. Jarvis, P. Kolari, A. S. Kowalski, H. Lankreijer, B. E. Law, A. Lindroth, D. Loustau, G. Manca, J. B. Moncrieff, M. Rayment, V. Tedeschi, R. Valentini, J. Grace (2007) The human footprint in the carbon cycle of temperate and boreal forests. Nature 447: 848-850. pdf

[6] Delzon S., A. Bosc, L. Cantet and D. Loustau (2005) Variation of the photosynthetic capacity across a chronosequence of maritime pine correlates with needle phosphorus concentration. Annals of Forest Science 62: 537-543. pdf

[5] Delzon S. and D. Loustau (2005) Age-related decline in stand water use: sap flow and transpiration in a pine forest chronosequence. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 129: 105-119. pdf

[4] Delzon S., M. Sartore, A. Granier and D. Loustau (2004) Radial profiles of sap flow with increasing tree size in maritime pine. Tree Physiology 24: 1285-1293. pdf

[3] Delzon S., M. Sartore, R. Burlett, R. Dewar and D. Loustau (2004) Hydraulic responses to height growth in maritime pine trees. Plant, Cell & Environment 27: 1077-1087. pdf

[2] Ogee J., Y. Brunet, D. Loustau, P. Berbigier and S. Delzon (2003) MuSICA, a CO2, water and energy multilayer, multileaf pine forest model: evaluation from hourly to yearly time scales and sensitivity analysis. Global Change Biology 9: 697-717. pdf

[1] Medlyn, B. E., D. Loustau and S. Delzon (2002) Temperature response of parameters of a biochemically based model of photosynthesis. I. Seasonal changes in mature maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Aït.). Plant, Cell & Environment 25: 1155-1165. pdf