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Mantova, Marylou; Cochard, Hervé; Burlett, Régis; Delzon, Sylvain; King, Andrew; Rodriguez‐Dominguez, Celia M; Ahmed, Mutez A; Trueba, Santiago; Torres‐Ruiz, José M; ,On the path from xylem hydraulic failure to downstream cell death. New Phytologist, 237,3,793-806, 2023.

Song, Yanjun; Bouteiller, Xavier Paul; Larter, Maximilian; Plomion, Christophe; Sin, Fabrice; Delzon, Sylvain; ,A safe breeding ground: genetically improved maritime pine for growth and stem form has more efficient but not more vulnerable xylem. Tree Physiology, 43,3,366-378, 2023.

Thonglim, Ajaree; Bortolami, Giovanni; Delzon, Sylvain; Larter, Maximilian; Offringa, Remko; Keurentjes, Joost JB; Smets, Erik; Balazadeh, Salma; Lens, Frederic; ,Drought response in Arabidopsis displays synergistic coordination between stems and leaves. Journal of Experimental Botany, 74,3,1004-1021, 2023.

Ruffault, Julien; Limousin, Jean‐Marc; Pimont, François; Dupuy, Jean‐Luc; De Càceres, Miquel; Cochard, Hervé; Mouillot, Florent; Blackman, Chris J; Torres‐Ruiz, José M; Parsons, Russell A; Plant hydraulic modelling of leaf and canopy fuel moisture content reveals increasing vulnerability of a Mediterranean forest to wildfires under extreme drought. New Phytologist, 2023.

Bortolami, Giovanni; Ferrer, Nathalie; Baumgartner, Kendra; Delzon, Sylvain; Gramaje, David; Lamarque, Laurent J; Romanazzi, Gianfranco; Gambetta, Gregory A; Delmas, Chloé EL; Esca grapevine disease involves leaf hydraulic failure and represents a unique premature senescence process. Tree Physiology, 43, 3,441-451, 2023.

Smith‐Martin, Chris M; Muscarella, Robert; Ankori‐Karlinsky, Roi; Delzon, Sylvain; Farrar, Samuel L; Salva‐Sauri, Melissa; Thompson, Jill; Zimmerman, Jess K; Uriarte, María; ,Hydraulic traits are not robust predictors of tree species stem growth during a severe drought in a wet tropical forest. Functional Ecology, 37,2,447-460, 2023.

Alon, Asaf; Cohen, Shabtai; Burlett, Regis; Hochberg, Uri; Lukyanov, Victor; Rog, Ido; Klein, Tamir; Cochard, Herve; Delzon, Sylvain; David‐Schwartz, Rakefet; ,Acclimation limits for embolism resistance and osmotic adjustment accompany the geographical dry edge of Mediterranean species. Functional Ecology, 2023.

Fleurot, Emilie; Lobry, Jean R; Boulanger, Vincent; Debias, François; Mermet-Bouvier, Camille; Caignard, Thomas; Delzon, Sylvain; Bel-Venner, Marie-Claude; Venner, Samuel; ,Oak masting drivers vary between populations depending on their climatic environments. Current Biology, 33,6,1117-1124. e4, 2023.

Le Provost, Gregoire; Lalanne, Céline; Lesur, Isabelle; Louvet, Jean-Marc; Delzon, Sylvain; Kremer, Antoine; Labadie, Karine; Aury, Jean-Marc; Da Silva, Corinne; Moritz, Thomas; ,Oak stands along an elevation gradient have different molecular strategies for regulating bud phenology. BMC Plant Biology, 23,1,1-19, 2023.

Bogdziewicz, Michal; Acuña, Marie‐Claire Aravena; Andrus, Robert; Ascoli, Davide; Bergeron, Yves; Brveiller, Daniel; Boivin, Thomas; Bonal, Raul; Caignard, Thomas; Cailleret, Maxime; ,Linking seed size and number to trait syndromes in trees. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 2023.

Niccoli, Francesco; Pacheco-Solana, Arturo; Delzon, Sylvain; Kabala, Jerzy Piotr; Asgharinia, Shahla; Castaldi, Simona; Valentini, Riccardo; Battipaglia, Giovanna; ,Effects of wildfire on growth, transpiration and hydraulic properties of Pinus pinaster Aiton forest. Dendrochronologia, 79, 126086, 2023.


Dainese, Roberta; de Cfl Lopes, Bruna; Tedeschi, Giuseppe; Lamarque, Laurent J; Delzon, Sylvain; Fourcaud, Thierry; Tarantino, Alessandro; ,Cross-validation of the high-capacity tensiometer and thermocouple psychrometer for continuous monitoring of xylem water potential in saplings. Journal of Experimental Botany, 73,1,400-412, 2022

Song, Yanjun; Poorter, Lourens; Horsting, Angelina; Delzon, Sylvain; Sterck, Frank; ,Pit and tracheid anatomy explain hydraulic safety but not hydraulic efficiency of 28 conifer species. Journal of Experimental Botany, 73,3,1033-1048, 2022.

Di Lodovico, Eliana; Marchand, Lilian; Oustrière, Nadège; Burges, Aritz; Capdeville, Gaelle; Burlett, Régis; Delzon, Sylvain; Isaure, Marie-Pierre; Marmiroli, Marta; Mench, Michel J; ,Potential ability of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) to phytomanage an urban brownfield soil. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-18, 2022

Lübbe, Torben; Lamarque, Laurent J; Delzon, Sylvain; Torres Ruiz, José M; Burlett, Régis; Leuschner, Christoph; Schuldt, Bernhard; ,High variation in hydraulic efficiency but not xylem safety between roots and branches in four temperate broad‐leaved tree species. Functional Ecology, 36,3,699-712, 2022

Smith‐Martin, Chris M; Muscarella, Robert; Ankori‐Karlinsky, Roi; Delzon, Sylvain; Farrar, Samuel L; Salva‐Sauri, Melissa; Thompson, Jill; Zimmerman, Jess K; Uriarte, María; ,Hurricanes increase tropical forest vulnerability to drought. New Phytologist, 235,3,1005-1017, 2022

Li, Shan; Li, Xin; Wang, Jie; Chen, Zhicheng; Lu, Sen; Wan, Xianchong; Sun, Hongyan; Wang, Li; Delzon, Sylvain; Cochard, Herve; ,Hydraulic traits are coupled with plant anatomical traits under drought–rewatering cycles in Ginkgo biloba L. Tree Physiology, 42,6,1216-1227, 2022

Salomón, Roberto L; Peters, Richard L; Zweifel, Roman; Sass-Klaassen, Ute GW; Stegehuis, Annemiek I; Smiljanic, Marko; Poyatos, Rafael; Babst, Flurin; Cienciala, Emil; Fonti, Patrick; The 2018 European heatwave led to stem dehydration but not to consistent growth reductions in forests. Nature communications, 13,1,28, 2022

Morcillo, L; Muñoz-Rengifo, JC; Torres-Ruiz, José M; Delzon, S; Moutahir, H; Vilagrosa, A; Post-drought conditions and hydraulic dysfunction determine tree resilience and mortality across Mediterranean Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) populations after an extreme drought event. Tree Physiology, 42,7,1364-1376, 2022

Qiu, Tong; Aravena, Marie-Claire; Andrus, Robert; Ascoli, Davide; Bergeron, Yves; Berretti, Roberta; Bogdziewicz, Michal; Boivin, Thomas; Bonal, Raul; Caignard, Thomas; ,From the Cover: INAUGURAL ARTICLE by a Recently Elected Academy Member: Is there tree senescence? The fecundity evidence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America,118,34,,2021,National Academy of Sciences

de Sauvage, Justine Charlet; Vitasse, Yann; Meier, Michael; Delzon, Sylvain; Bigler, Christof; ,Temperature rather than individual growing period length determines radial growth of sessile oak in the Pyrenees. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology,317,,108885,2022

Reboud, Xavier; Bedoussac, Laurent; Cellier, Vincent; Cordeau, Stéphane; Delzon, Sylvain; Leclerc, Melen; Jouan, Julia; ,Mobiliser les agroéquipements et le numérique pour des systèmes de culture sans pesticides,ZÉRO PESTICIDE,,,177,2022

Gleason, Sean M; Barnard, Dave M; Green, Timothy R; Mackay, Scott; Wang, Diane R; Ainsworth, Elizabeth A; Altenhofen, Jon; Brodribb, Timothy J; Cochard, Hervé; Comas, Louise H; ,Physiological trait networks enhance understanding of crop growth and water use in contrasting environments. Plant, Cell & Environment, 45,9,2554-2572, 2022

Burlett, Régis; Parise, Camille; Capdeville, Gaëlle; Cochard, Hervé; Lamarque, Laurent J; King, Andrew; Delzon, Sylvain; ,Measuring xylem hydraulic vulnerability for long-vessel species: an improved methodology with the flow centrifugation technique. Annals of Forest Science, 79,1,1-16, 2022

Duddek, Patrick; Carminati, Andrea; Koebernick, Nicolai; Ohmann, Luise; Lovric, Goran; Delzon, Sylvain; Rodriguez‐Dominguez, Celia M; King, Andrew; Ahmed, Mutez Ali; ,The impact of drought-induced root and root hair shrinkage on root–soil contact. Plant Physiology, 189,3,1232-1236,2022

Journé, Valentin; Andrus, Robert; Aravena, Marie‐Claire; Ascoli, Davide; Berretti, Roberta; Berveiller, Daniel; Bogdziewicz, Michal; Boivin, Thomas; Bonal, Raul; Caignard, Thomas; ,Globally, tree fecundity exceeds productivity gradients. Ecology letters, 25,6,1471-1482, 2022

Qiu, Tong; Andrus, Robert; Aravena, Marie-Claire; Ascoli, Davide; Bergeron, Yves; Berretti, Roberta; Berveiller, Daniel; Bogdziewicz, Michal; Boivin, Thomas; Bonal, Raul; ,Limits to reproduction and seed size-number trade-offs that shape forest dominance and future recovery.Nature communications, 13,1,2381, 2022

Cambon, Marine C; Cartry, Dinïa; Chancerel, Emilie; Ziegler, Camille; Levionnois, Sebastien; Coste, Sabrina; Stahl, Clément; Delzon, Sylvain; Buée, Marc; Burban, Benoit; ,Drought tolerance traits in Neotropical trees correlate with the composition of phyllosphere fungal communities. Phytobiomes Journal, 2022

Salomón, Roberto L; Peters, Richard L; Zweifel, Roman; Sass-Klaassen, Ute GW; Stegehuis, Annemiek I; Smiljanic, Marko; Poyatos, Rafael; Babst, Flurin; Cienciala, Emil; Fonti, Patrick; ,Data from: The 2018 European heatwave led to stem dehydration but not to consistent growth reductions in forests, 2021

Dayer, Silvina; Lamarque, Laurent J; Burlett, Régis; Bortolami, Giovanni; Delzon, Sylvain; Herrera, José C; Cochard, Hervé; Gambetta, Gregory A; ,Model-assisted ideotyping reveals trait syndromes to adapt viticulture to a drier climate. Plant Physiology, 190,3,1673-1686, 2022
Lens, Frederic; Gleason, Sean M; Bortolami, Giovanni; Brodersen, Craig; Delzon, Sylvain; Jansen, Steven; ,Functional xylem characteristics associated with drought‐induced embolism in angiosperms. New Phytologist, 236,6,2019-2036, 2022


Denéchère, Rémy; Delpierre, Nicolas; Apostol, Ecaterina Nicoleta; Berveiller, Daniel; Bonne, Fabrice; Cole, Ella; Delzon, Sylvain; Dufrêne, Eric; Gressler, Eliana; Jean, Frédéric; ,The within-population variability of leaf spring and autumn phenology is influenced by temperature in temperate deciduous trees. International journal of biometeorology, 65,,369-379,2021

Soularue, Jean-Paul; Firmat, Cyril; Caignard, Thomas; Thöni, Armel; Arnoux, Léo; Delzon, Sylvain; Ronce, Ophélie; Kremer, Antoine; ,Antagonistic effects of assortative mating on the evolution of phenotypic plasticity along environmental gradients, 2022

Bert, Didier; Le Provost, Grégoire; Delzon, Sylvain; Plomion, Christophe; Gion, J-M; ,Higher needle anatomic plasticity is related to better water-use efficiency and higher resistance to embolism in fast-growing Pinus pinaster families under water scarcity. Trees, 35,,287-306,2021

Levionnois, Sébastien; Jansen, Steven; Wandji, Ruth Tchana; Beauchêne, Jacques; Ziegler, Camille; Coste, Sabrina; Stahl, Clément; Delzon, Sylvain; Authier, Louise; Heuret, Patrick; ,Linking drought‐induced xylem embolism resistance to wood anatomical traits in Neotropical trees. New Phytologist, 229,3,1453-1466, 2021

Dayer, Silvina; Herrera, José Carlos; Dai, Zhanwu; Burlett, Régis; Lamarque, Laurent J; Delzon, Sylvain; Bortolami, Giovanni; Cochard, Hervé; Gambetta, Gregory A; ,Nighttime transpiration represents a negligible part of water loss and does not increase the risk of water stress in grapevine. Plant, Cell & Environment, 44,2,387-398, 2021

Thonglim, Ajaree; Delzon, Sylvain; Larter, Maximilian; Karami, Omid; Rahimi, Arezoo; Offringa, Remko; Keurentjes, Joost JB; Balazadeh, Salma; Smets, Erik; Lens, Frederic; ,Intervessel pit membrane thickness best explains variation in embolism resistance amongst stems of Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. Annals of Botany, 128,2,171-182, 2021

Fort, Tania; Pauvert, Charlie; Zanne, Amy E; Ovaskainen, Otso; Caignard, Thomas; Barret, Matthieu; Compant, Stéphane; Hampe, Arndt; Delzon, Sylvain; Vacher, Corinne; ,Maternal effects shape the seed mycobiome in Quercus petraea. New Phytologist, 230,4,1594-1608, 2021

Skelton, Robert P; Anderegg, Leander DL; Diaz, Jessica; Kling, Matthew M; Papper, Prahlad; Lamarque, Laurent J; Delzon, Sylvain; Dawson, Todd E; Ackerly, David D; ,Evolutionary relationships between drought-related traits and climate shape large hydraulic safety margins in western North American oaks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118,10,e2008987118, 2021

Song, Yanjun; Poorter, Lourens; Horstling, A; Delzon, Sylvain; Sterck, Frank; ,Pits and tracheids explain the hydraulic safety-but not the hydraulic efficiency of 28 conifer species,Conifer tree species differ in traits, growth, and drought resilience, 79, 2022

Caignard, Thomas; Kremer, Antoine; Bouteiller, Xavier P; Parmentier, Julien; Louvet, Jean‐marc; Venner, Samuel; Delzon, Sylvain; ,Counter‐gradient variation of reproductive effort in a widely distributed temperate oak. Functional Ecology, 35,8,1745-1755, 2021

Bortolami, Giovanni; Farolfi, Elena; Badel, Eric; Burlett, Regis; Cochard, Herve; Ferrer, Nathalie; King, Andrew; Lamarque, Laurent J; Lecomte, Pascal; Marchesseau-Marchal, Marie; ,Seasonal and long-term consequences of esca grapevine disease on stem xylem integrity. Journal of Experimental Botany, 72,10,3914-3928, 2021

Martínez‐Vilalta, Jordi; Santiago, Louis S; Poyatos, Rafael; Badiella, Llorenç; de Cáceres, Miquel; Aranda, Ismael; Delzon, Sylvain; Vilagrosa, Alberto; Mencuccini, Maurizio; ,Towards a statistically robust determination of minimum water potential and hydraulic risk in plants. New Phytologist, 232,1,404-417, 2021

Qiu, Tong; Aravena, Marie-Claire; Andrus, Robert; Ascoli, Davide; Bergeron, Yves; Berretti, Roberta; Bogdziewicz, Michal; Boivin, Thomas; Bonal, Raul; Caignard, Thomas; ,Is there tree senescence? The fecundity evidence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118,34,e2106130118, 2021


[161] Bert, D., Le Provost, G., Delzon, S., Plomion, C. & Gion, JM. (2020) Higher needle anatomic plasticity is related to better water‐use efficiency and higher resistance to embolism in fast‐growing Pinus pinaster families under water scarcity. Trees. pdf

[160] Gauthey, A., Peters, J. M. R., Carins-Murphy, M. R., Rodriguez-Dominguez, C. M., Li, X., Delzon, S., … & Choat, B. (2020). Evaluating methods used to measure cavitation resistance in seven woody species with differing xylem anatomy: a comparison of visual and hydraulic techniques. New Phytologist. pdf

[159] Levionnois S, Ziegler C, Jansen S, Calvet E, Coste S, Stahl C, Salmon C, Delzon S, Guichard C, Heuret P. (2020) Vulnerability and hydraulic segmentations at the stem–leaf transition: coordination across Neotropical trees. New Phytologist. pdf

[158] Balducci, L., Fierravanti, A., Rossi, S., Delzon, S., De Grandpré, L., Kneeshaw, D. D., & Deslauriers, A. (2020). The paradox of defoliation: Declining tree water status with increasing soil water content. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 108025. pdf

[157] Davi, H., Durand-Gillmann, M., Damesin, C., Delzon, S., Petit, C., Rozenberg, P., … & Boivin, T. (2020). Distribution of endemic bark beetle attacks and their physiological consequences on Pinus halepensis. Forest Ecology and Management, 469, 118187. pdf

[156] Cardoso, A. A., Visel, D., Kane, C. N., Batz, T. A., Sánchez, C. G., Kaack, L., … Badel E., Cochard, H., Delzon, S., Jansen S. &  McAdam, S.A.M. (2020). Drought‐induced lacuna formation in the stem causes hydraulic conductance to decline before xylem embolism in Selaginella. New Phytologist. pdf

[155] Sergent AS, Varela SA, Barigah TS, Badel E, Cochard H, Dalla-Salda G, Delzon S, Fernandez ME, Guillemot J, Gyenge J, Lamarque LJ. (2020) A comparison of five methods to assess embolism resistance in trees. Forest Ecology and Management.  468:118175. pdf

[154] Touzot, L., Schermer, É., Venner, S., Delzon, S., Rousset, C., Baubet, É., … & Gamelon, M. (2020). How does increasing mast seeding frequency affect population dynamics of seed consumers? Wild boar as a case study. Ecological Applications, e02134. pdf

[153] Dayer, S., Herrera, J. C., Dai, Z., Burlett, R., Lamarque, L. J., Delzon, S., … & Gambetta, G. A. (2020). The sequence and thresholds of leaf hydraulic traits underlying grapevine varietal differences in drought tolerance. Journal of Experimental Botany. pdf

[152] Li, X., Delzon, S., Torres-Ruiz, J., Badel, E., Burlett, R., Cochard, H., … & St-Paul, N. M. (2020). Lack of vulnerability segmentation in four angiosperm tree species: evidence from direct X-ray microtomography observation. Annals of Forest Science, 77(2), 1-12. pdf

[151] Gauzere, J., Teuf, B., Davi, H., Chevin, L.M., Caignard, T., Leys, B., Delzon, S., Ronce, O. and Chuine, I., (2020) Where is the optimum? Predicting the variation of selection along climatic gradients and the adaptive value of plasticity. A case study on tree phenology. Evolution Letters, 4(2), 109-123. pdf

[150] Alexandre, H., Truffaut, L., Klein, E., Ducousso, A., Chancerel, E., Lesur, I., … Delzon, S. & Kremer, A. (2020). How does contemporary selection shape oak phenotypes?. Evolutionary Applications. pdf

[149] Brodribb, T. J., Carriquí, M., Delzon, S., McAdam, S. A. M., & Holbrook, N. M. (2020). Advanced vascular function discovered in a widespread moss. Nature Plants, 6(3), 273-279. pdf

[148] Laughlin, D. C., Delzon, S., Clearwater, M. J., Bellingham, P. J., McGlone, M. S., & Richardson, S. J. (2020). Climatic limits of temperate rainforest tree species are explained by xylem embolism resistance among angiosperms but not among conifers. New Phytologist, 226(3), 727-740. pdf

[147] Corso, D., Delzon, S., Lamarque, L. J., Cochard, H., Torres‐Ruiz, J. M., King, A., & Brodribb, T. (2020). Neither xylem collapse, cavitation, or changing leaf conductance drive stomatal closure in wheat. Plant, Cell & Environment, 43(4), 854-865. pdf

[146] Lamarque LJ, Delzon S, Toups H, Gravel AI, Corso D, Badel E, Burlett R, Charrier G, Cochard H, Jansen S, King (2020) A. Over‐accumulation of abscisic acid in transgenic tomato plants increases the risk of hydraulic failure. Plant, Cell & Environment. 43(3):548-62. pdf

[145] Leroy T, Louvet JM, Lalanne C, Le Provost G, Labadie K, Aury JM, Delzon S, Plomion C, Kremer A. (2020) Adaptive introgression as a driver of local adaptation to climate in European white oaks. New Phytologist. 226(4):1171-82. pdf

[144] Creek, D., Lamarque, L. J., Torres-Ruiz, J. M., Parise, C., Burlett, R., Tissue, D. T., & Delzon, S. (2019). Xylem embolism in leaves does not occur with open stomata: evidence from direct observations using the optical visualisation technique. Journal of experimental botany. 71(3), 1151-1159. pdf

[143] Schermer, É., Bel‐Venner, M. C., Gaillard, J. M., Dray, S., Boulanger, V., Le Roncé, I., … Delzon S. & Venner, S. (2019). Flower phenology as a disruptor of the fruiting dynamics in temperate oak species. New Phytologist. 225(3), 1181-1192. pdf

[142] Alexandre H, Truffaut L, Ducousso A, Louvet JM, Nepveu G, Torres-Ruiz JM, Lagane F, Firmat C, Musch B, Delzon S, Kremer A. (2020) In situ estimation of genetic variation of functional and ecological traits in Quercus petraea and Q. robur. Tree Genetics & Genomes. 16(2), 1-23. pdf



[141] Ziegler, C., Coste, S., Stahl, C., Delzon, S., Levionnois, S., Cazal, J., … & Jaouen, G. (2019). Large hydraulic safety margins protect Neotropical canopy rainforest tree species against hydraulic failure during drought. Annals of Forest Science, 76(4), 115. pdf

[140] Cochard, H., Petit, G., Torres-Ruiz, J., & Delzon, S. (2019). XIM4 meeting report, Sept. 25-27 2019, Padua (Italy) The hydraulic community has taken a step forward towards non-invasive measurements. Journal of Plant Hydraulics 6, e002-e002. pdf

[139] Torres-Ruiz, J. M., Kremer, A., Carins-Murphy, M. R., Brodribb, T. J., Lamarque, L. J., Truffaut, L., … & Delzon, S. (2019). Genetic differentiation in functional traits among European sessile oak populations. Tree physiology. 39(10), 1736-1749. pdf

[138] Denéchère, R., Delpierre, N., Apostol, E. N., Berveiller, D., Bonne, F., Cole, E., Delzon S.  … & Lebourgeois, F. (2019). The within-population variability of leaf spring and autumn phenology is influenced by temperature in temperate deciduous trees. International journal of biometeorology, 1-11. pdf

[137] Craine, J. M., Elmore, A. J., Wang, L., Boeckx, P., Delzon, S., Fang, Y., … & Nelson, D. M. (2019). Reply to: Data do not support large-scale oligotrophication of terrestrial ecosystems. Nature ecology & evolution, 1-2. pdf

[136] Emilio, T., Lamarque, L. J., Torres-Ruiz, J. M., King, A., Charrier, G., Burlett, R., … & Delzon, S. (2019). Embolism resistance in petioles and leaflets of palms. Annals of botany. 124(7), 1173-1183. pdf

[135] Vitra, A., Deléglise, C., Meisser, M., Risch, A. C., Signarbieux, C., Lamacque, L., … Delzon S. & Mariotte, P. (2019). Responses of plant leaf economic and hydraulic traits mediate the effects of early-and late-season drought on grassland productivity. AoB Plants, 11(3), plz023. pdf

[134] Bortolami, G., Gambetta, G. A., Delzon, S., Lamarque, L. J., Pouzoulet, J., Badel, E., … & Delmas, CEL. (2019). Exploring the Hydraulic Failure Hypothesis of Esca Leaf Symptom Formation. Plant physiology, 181 (3), 1163-1174. pdf

[133] Dória, L. C., Meijs, C., Sotto, D., Podadera, M. D. A., Smets, E., Delzon, S., & Lens, F. (2019). Embolism resistance in herbaceous eudicot stems (Drought Highlight). Annals of Botany, 124(1), 15-25. pdf

[132] Trueba, S., Delzon, S., Isnard, S., & Lens, F. (2019). Similar hydraulic efficiency and safety across vesselless angiosperms and vessel-bearing species with scalariform perforation plates. Journal of Experimental Botany70(12), 3227-3240. pdf

[131] Blackman, C. J., Creek, D., Maier, C., Aspinwall, M. J., Drake, J. E., Pfautsch, S., O’Grady A., Delzon S., Medlyn B. E., Tissue D. T. & Choat, B. (2019). Drought response strategies and hydraulic traits contribute to mechanistic understanding of plant dry-down to hydraulic failure. Tree physiology.  39 (6), 910-924 pdf

[130] Philippe, M., Afonin, M., Delzon, S., Jordan, G. J., Terada, K., & Thiébaut, M. (2019). A paleobiogeographical scenario for the Taxaceae based on a revised fossil wood record and embolism resistance. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. pdf

[129] Caignard, T., Delzon, S., Bodénès, C., Dencausse, B., & Kremer, A. (2019). Heritability and genetic architecture of reproduction-related traits in a temperate oak species. Tree genetics & genomes, 15(1), 1.  pdf

[128] Schermer, É., Bel‐Venner, M. C., Fouchet, D., Siberchicot, A., Boulanger, V., Caignard, T., …  Delzon, S and S. Venner. (2019). Pollen limitation as a main driver of fruiting dynamics in oak populations. Ecology letters22 (1), 98-107 pdf

[127] Dietrich, L., Delzon, S., Hoch, G., & Kahmen, A. (2019). No role for xylem embolism or carbohydrate shortage in temperate trees during the severe 2015 drought. Journal of Ecology, 107(1), 334-349. pdf



[126]  Craine, J. M., Elmore, A. J., Wang, L., Aranibar, J., Bauters, M., Boeckx, P., Crowley B. E., Dawes M. A., Delzon S. … & Fang, Y. (2018). Isotopic evidence for oligotrophication of terrestrial ecosystems. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2(11), 1735.

[125]  Dória, L. C., Meijs, C., Podadera, D. S., Del Arco, M., Smets, E., Delzon, S., & Lens, F. (2018). Embolism resistance in stems of herbaceous Brassicaceae and Asteraceae is linked to differences in woodiness and precipitation. Annals of botany, 20, 1-13. pdf

[124] Lamarque, L. J., Corso, D., Torres-Ruiz, J. M., Badel, E., Brodribb, T. J., Burlett, R., … & S. Delzon (2018). An inconvenient truth about xylem resistance to embolism in the model species for refilling Laurus nobilis L. Annals of Forest Science, 75(3), 88. pdf

[123] Klepsch M, Y Zhang, MM Kotowska, LJ Lamarque, M Nolf, B Schuldt, JM Torres-Ruiz, D-W Qin, B Choat, S Delzon, C Scoffoni, K-F Cao, S Jansen (2018) Is xylem of angiosperm leaves less resistant to embolism than branches? Insights from microCT, hydraulics, and anatomy. Journal of experimental botany. 69 (22), 5611-5623 pdf

[122] Touzot L., MC Bel-Venner, M Gamelon, S Focardi, V Boulanger, F Débias, S. Delzon, S. Saïd, E. Schermer, E. Baubet, J-M. Gaillard & S. Venner (2018) The ground plot counting method: A valid and reliable assessment tool for quantifying seed production in temperate oak forests? Forest Ecology and Management 430, 143-149. pdf

[121] Lobo, A., Torres-Ruiz, J. M., Burlett, R., Lemaire, C., Parise, C., Francioni, C., … & Delzon, S. (2018). Assessing inter-and intraspecific variability of xylem vulnerability to embolism in oaks. Forest ecology and management, 424, 53-61. pdf

[120]  Petit, G., von Arx, G., Kiorapostolou, N., Lechthaler, S., Prendin, A. L., Anfodillo, T., Caldeira M.C., Cochard H., Copini P., Crivellaro A., Delzon, S., Gebauer R., … & Sterck, F.  (2018). Tree differences in primary and secondary growth drive convergent scaling in leaf area to sapwood area across Europe. New Phytologist. 218(4), 1383-1392. pdf

[119]  González-Muñoz, N., Sterck, F., Torres-Ruiz, J. M., Petit, G., Cochard, H., von Arx, G., … & Delzon, S. (2018). Quantifying in situ phenotypic variability in the hydraulic properties of four tree species across their distribution range in Europe. PloS one, 13(5), e0196075. pdf

[118] Ahmad, H. B., Lens, F., Capdeville, G., Burlett, R., Lamarque, L. J., & Delzon, S. (2018). Intraspecific variation in embolism resistance and stem anatomy across four sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) accessions. Physiologia plantarum, 163(1), 59-72. pdf

[117] Dória, L. C., Podadera, D. S., del Arco, M., Chauvin, T., Smets, E., Delzon, S., & Lens, F. (2018). Insular woody daisies (Argyranthemum, Asteraceae) are more resistant to drought‐induced hydraulic failure than their herbaceous relatives. Functional Ecology. pdf

[116]  Jinagool, W., Lamacque, L., Delmas, M., Delzon, S., Cochard, H. & Herbette, S. (2018) Is There Variability for Xylem Vulnerability to Cavitation in Walnut Tree Cultivars and Species (Juglans spp.)? HortScience 53 (2), 132–137. pdf

[115]  Zhang, Y., Lamarque, L. J., Torres-Ruiz, J. M., Schuldt, B., Karimi, Z., Li, S., Qin, D.W., Bittencourt, P., Burlett, R., Cao, K.F., Delzon, S., Oliveira, R., Pereira, L. and Jansen S. (2018). Testing the plant pneumatic method to estimate xylem embolism resistance in stems of temperate trees. Tree Physiology pdf

[114]  Benito Garzón, M., González Muñoz, N., Wigneron, J. P., Moisy, C., Fernández‐Manjarrés, J., & Delzon, S. (2018). The legacy of water deficit on populations having experienced negative hydraulic safety margin. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27 (3), 346-356. pdf

[113]  Charrier, G., Delzon, S., Domec, J. C., Zhang, L., Delmas, C. E., Merlin, I., … & Gambetta, G. A. (2018). Drought will not leave your glass empty: Low risk of hydraulic failure revealed by long-term drought observations in world’s top wine regions. Science Advances 4 (1), eaao6969. pdf



[112] Yousefpour, R., Temperli, C., Jacobsen, J. B., Thorsen, B. J., Meilby, H., Lexer, M., Lindner M., Bugmann H., Borges J. G., Palma J. H. N., Ray D., Zimmermann N. E., Delzon S., Kremer A., Kramer K., Reyer C. P. O., Lasch-Born P., Garcia-Gonzalo J. & Hanewinkel M. (2017). A framework for modeling adaptive forest management and decision making under climate change. Ecology and Society, 22:40 pdf

[111] Firmat, C., Delzon, S., Louvet, J. M., Parmentier, J., & Kremer, A. (2017). Evolutionary dynamics of the leaf phenological cycle in an oak metapopulation along an elevation gradient. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30, 2116-2131. pdf

[110] Stojnić, S., Suchocka, M., Benito-Garzón, M., Torres-Ruiz, J. M., Cochard, H., Bolte, A., … & Delzon, S. (2017). Variation in xylem vulnerability to embolism in European beech from geographically marginal populations. Tree physiology 1-13. pdf

[109] Martin‐StPaul, N., Delzon, S., & Cochard, H. (2017). Plant resistance to drought depends on timely stomatal closure. Ecology Letters 20 (11), 1437-1447 pdf

[108] Charrier, G., Burlett, R., Gambetta, G., Delzon, S., Domec, JC. & Beaujard, F. (2017). Monitoring Xylem Hydraulic Pressure in Woody Plants. Bio-Protocol 10.21769/BioProtoc.2580

[107] Gauzere, J., Delzon, S., Davi, H., Bonhomme, M., de Cortazar-Atauri, I. G., & Chuine, I. (2017). Integrating interactive effects of chilling and photoperiod in phenological process-based models. A case study with two European tree species: Fagus sylvatica and Quercus petraea. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 244, 9-20. pdf

[106] Torres‐Ruiz, J. M., Cochard, H., Choat, B., Jansen, S., López, R., Tomášková, I., … & Delzon, S. (2017). Xylem resistance to embolism: presenting a simple diagnostic test for the open vessel artefact. New Phytologist 215: 489-499. pdf

[105] Larter, M., Pfautsch, S., Domec, J. C., Trueba, S., Nagalingum, N., & Delzon, S. (2017). Aridity drove the evolution of extreme embolism resistance and the radiation of conifer genus Callitris. New Phytologist 215: 97–112. pdf

[104] Olano, J. M., González-Muñoz, N., Arzac, A., Rozas, V., von Arx, G., Delzon, S., & García-Cervigón, A. I. (2017). Sex determines xylem anatomy in a dioecious conifer: hydraulic consequences in a drier world. Tree Physiology 37: 1493-1502. pdf

[103] Cailleret, M., Jansen, S., Robert, E. M., Desoto, L., Aakala, T., Antos, J. A., … & Čada, V. (2017). A synthesis of radial growth patterns preceding tree mortality. Global change biology 23: 1675-1690. pdf

[102] Reyer, C. P., Bathgate, S., Blennow, K., Borges, J. G., Bugmann, H., Delzon, S., … & Gracia, C. (2017). Are forest disturbances amplifying or canceling out climate change-induced productivity changes in European forests? Environmental Research Letters 12: 034027. pdf

[101] Tomaskova, I., Bazant, V., Bleha, R., Vitamvas, J., Delzon, S., Stastny, K., & Vackar, J. (2017). Birds girdling activity on exotic tree species as a form of adaptive behavior?. Contemporary Problems of Ecology 2: 193-202. pdf

[100] 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: 277-289. pdf

[99] Sáenz-Romero, C., Larter, M., González-Muñoz, N., Wehenkel, C., Blanco-Garcia, A., Castellanos-Acuña, D., … & Delzon, S. (2017). Mexican conifers differ in their capacity to face climate change. Journal of Plant Hydraulics 4, 003. pdf

[98] Brodribb, T. J., Carriqui, M., Delzon, S., & Lucani, C. (2017). Optical measurement of stem xylem vulnerability. Plant Physiology pp-00552. pdf

[97] Caignard T, Kremer A, Firmat C, Nicolas M, Venner S, Delzon S. (2017) Increasing spring temperatures favor oak seed production in temperate areas. Scientific Reports 7: 8555. pdf

[96] Sáenz‐Romero, C., Lamy, J. B., Ducousso, A., Musch, B., Ehrenmann, F., Delzon, S., … & Lee, S. J. (2017). Adaptive and plastic responses of Quercus petraea populations to climate across Europe. Global change biology 23: 2831–2847 pdf



[95] 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 39: 2774-2785. pdf

[94] 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

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

[92] Castagneyrol B., H. Jactel, E. Brockerhoff, N. Perrette, M. Larter, S. Delzon, D. Piou (2016) Host range expansion is density dependent. Oecologia 182: 779-788. pdf

[91] 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 Hydraulics 3: e-008. pdf

[90] 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 & Environment 39: 23422345. pdf

[89] 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 Physiology pp. 01079.2016. pdf

[88] 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

[87] 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

[86] 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 118: 1043-1056. pdf

[85] 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 Naturalist 188: 66-75. pdf

[84] 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-00829.2016. pdf

[83] 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 210: 443-458. pdf

[82] 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 & Environment 39: 860-870. pdf

[81] 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

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

[79] 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

[78] 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

[77] 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

[76] 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

[75] 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 Science 73: 681-689. pdf

[74] 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

[73] 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

[72] Zimmer H.C., T.J. Brodribb, S. Delzon and P.J. Baker (2016) Drought avoidance and vulnerability in the Australian Araucariaceae. Tree Physiology 36 (2): 218-228. pdf

[71] 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 . 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