Andrew J. McElrone, PhD

USDA-ARS

2154 RMI North
Viticulture & Enology Dept
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

Office: 530-754-9763
Lab: 530-752-1762
ajmcelrone@ucdavis.edu


 
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Knipfer TK, Cuneo IF, Earles JM, Reyes C, Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ. Storage compartments for capillary water refill in excised stems but rarely refill in intact woody plants (Laurus nobilis): Visualization of tissue-specific dynamics using microCT imaging. Plant Physiology

Knipfer et al_2017_Plant Phys - Open…

Davis R, Rippner D, Hausener S, Parikh S, McElrone AJ, Sutcliffe J. In vivo Tracking of Copper-64 Radiolabeled Nanoparticles in Lactuca sativa. Environmental Science and Technology

Davis et al Radiolabelled nanoparticles - Open…

Brodersen CR, Knipfer TM, McElrone AJ. 2017. In vivo visualization of the final stages of xylem vessel refilling in grapevine stems (Vitis vinifera). New Phytologist

Brodersen et al. 2017_ Final stages of Refilling - Open…

Theroux-Rancourt G, Earles JM, Gilbert M, Zwieniecki MA, Boyce CK, McElrone AJ, Brodersen CR. 2017. The bias of a two-dimensional view: comparing two-dimensional and three-dimensional mesophyll surface area estimates using non-invasive imaging. New Phytologist

Theroux-Rancourt et al. 2017 - Open…

Ayars JE, Abrisqueta I, Parry CK, Perry A, McElrone AJ. 2017. Water management of irrigated Cabernet Sauvignon grapevines in semi-arid areas. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (in press)

Ayars et al. 2017_AJEV - Open…

Earles JM, Theroux-Rancourt G, Gilbert M, McElrone AJ, Brodersen CR. 2017. Excess diffuse light absorption in upper mesophyll limits CO2 drawdown and depresses photosynthesis. Plant Physiology

Earles et al 2017 Plant Phys - Open…

Scoffoni C, Albuquerque CP, Brodersen CR, Townes SV, John GP, Bartlett MK, Buckley TN, McElrone AJ, Sack L. 2017. Outside-xylem vulnerability, not xylem embolism, controls leaf hydraulic decline during dehydration. Plant Physiology

Scoffoni et al. 2017 - Open…

Gambetta GA, Knipfer TM, Fricke W, McElrone AJ. 2017. Aquaporins and Root Water Uptake. In Plant Aquaporins eds. Tyerman S and Chaumont F.

Gambetta et al. 2017 - Open…

Cuneo IF, Knipfer TM, Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ. 2016. Mechanical failure of fine root cortical cells initiates plant hydraulic decline during drought. Plant Physiology

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Scoffoni C, Albuquerque CP, Brodersen CR, Townes S, John G, Cochard H, Buckley T, McElrone AJ, Sack L. 2016. Leaf vein xylem conduit diameter influences susceptibility to embolism and hydraulic decline. New Phytologist

Scoffoni et al_New Phytologist.pdf - Open…

Knipfer TM, Cuneo IF, Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ. 2016. In-situ visualization of the dynamics in xylem embolism formation and removal in the absence of root pressure: A study on excised grapevine stems. Plant Physiology

Knipfer et al. 2016 in press - Open…

Sack L, Ball MC, Brodersen C, Davis SD, Des Marais DL, Donovan LA, Givnish TJ, Hacke UG, Huxman T, Jansen S, Jacobsen AL, Johnson D, Koch GW, Maurel C, McCulloh K, McDowell NG, McElrone A, Meinzer FC, Melcher PJ, North G, Pellegrini M, Pockman WT, Pratt RB, Sala A, Santiago LS, Savage JA, Scoffoni C, Sevanto S, Sperry J, Tyerman SD, Way D, Holbrook NM. 2016. Plant hydraulics as a hub integrating plant and ecosystem function. Plant, Cell and Environment

Sack et al. 2016 PCE - Open…

Hochberg U, Albuquerque CP, Rachmilevitch S, Cochard H, David-Schwartz R, Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ, Windt C. 2016. Grapevine petioles are more sensitive to drought induced embolism than stems: evidence from in vivo MRI and microCT observations of hydraulic vulnerability segmentation. Plant Cell and Environment

Hochberg et al. 2016 PCE - Open…

Hugalde I, Riaz S, Aguero CB, Barrios-Masias F, Nguyen AV, Vila H, McElrone AJ, Gomez Talquenca S, Walker MA. 2016. Physiological and genetic control of vigour in a ramsey x riparia gloire de montpellier population. Acta Horticulturae

Hugalde et al. Acta Hort 2016.pdf - Open…

Steenwerth KL, Orellana-Calderón A, Hanifin RC, Storm C, McElrone AJ. 2016. The effects of various vineyard floor management techniques on weed community shifts and grapevine water relations. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture

Steenwerth et al. 2016 - Open…

Knipfer TM, Fei J, Gambetta GA, McElrone AJ, Shackel KA, Matthews MA. 2015. Water transport properties of the grape pedicel during fruit development: insights into xylem anatomy and function using microtomography. Plant Physiology

Knipfer et al_2015_PlantPhysiology - Open…

Earles JM, Sperling O, Silva LCR, McElrone AJ, Brodersen CR, North MP, Zwieniecki MA. 2015. Bark water uptake promotes localized hydraulic recovery in coastal redwood crown. Plant Cell and Environment

Earles et al_PCE 2015 - Open…

Barrios-Masias FH, Knipfer TM, McElrone AJ. 2015. Differential responses of grapevine rootstocks to water stress are associated with adjustments in fine root hydraulic physiology and suberization. Journal of Experimental Botany

Barrios-Masias etal_2015 JXB - Open…

Knipfer T, Brodersen CR, Zedan A, Kluepfel D, McElrone AJ. 2015. Patterns of drought-induced embolism formation and spread in living walnut saplings visualized using x-ray microtomography. Tree Physiology

Knipfer et al 2015 Tree Physiology.pdf - Open…

Knipfer TK, Eustis AJ, Brodersen CR, Walker MA, McElrone AJ. 2015. Grapevine species from varied native habitats exhibit differences in embolism formation/repair associated with leaf gas exchange and root pressure. Plant Cell and Environment

Knipfer etal_2015_PCE_Grapevines microCT.pdf - Open…

Czemmel S; Galarneau ER; Travadon R; McElrone AJ; Cramer GR; Baumgartner K. 2015. Genes expressed in grapevine leaves reveal latent wood infection by the fungal pathogen Neofusicoccum parvum. PLOS ONE

Czemmel etal2015_PlosOne.pdf - Open…

Torres-Ruiz J, Jansen S, Choat B, McElrone AJ, Cochard H, Brodribb TJ, Badel E, Burlett R, Bouche PS, Brodersen CR, Li S, Morris H, Delzon S. 2015. Direct micro-CT observation confirms the induction of embolism upon xylem cutting under tension. Plant Physiology

Torres-Ruiz etal 2014_Plant Physiology_microCT cutting artefact.pdf - Open…

Choat B, Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ. 2014. Synchrotron microtomography of xylem embolism in Sequoia sempervirens seedlings during cycles of drought and recovery. New Phytologist

Choatetal2014_Redwood_microCT.pdf - Open…

Pearsall K, Williams LE, Castorani SE, Bleby TM, McElrone AJ. 2014. Evaluating the potential of a novel dual heat pulse sensor to measure volumetric water use in grapevines under a range of flow conditions. Functional Plant Biology 41(8): 874-883

Pearsall etal_2014_FPB_Novel heat pulse sensor.pdf - Open…

Shapland TM, Paw U KT, Snyder RL, McElrone AJ. 2014. Thermocouple frequency response compensation leads to convergence of the surface renewal alpha calibration. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 189–190: 36-47

Shapland etal2014_AgForMet_TC_compensation.pdf - Open…

Tonetto de Freitas S, McElrone AJ, Shackel KA, Mitcham EJ. 2013. Calcium partitioning and allocation and blossom-end rot development in tomato plants in response to whole-plant and fruit-specific abscisic acid treatments. Journal of Experimental Botany doi:10.1093/jxb/ert364

Tonetto de Freitas etal 2013_JXB_Tomato ABA.pdf - Open…

Gambetta GA, Fei J, Rost TL, Knipfer T, Matthews MA, Shackel KA, Walker MA, McElrone AJ. 2013. Water uptake along the length of grapevine fine roots: developmental anatomy, tissue specific aquaporin expression, and pathways of water transport. Plant Physiology doi: http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1104/​pp.​113.​221283

Gambetta etal_2013_ Plant Phys_Grapevine water uptake.pdf - Open…

Lee EF, Matthews MA, McElrone AJ, Phillips RJ, Shackel KA, Brodersen CR. 2013. Analysis of HRCT-derived xylem network reveals reverse flow in some vessels. Journal of Theoretical Biology 333(21): 146-155

Lee et al 2013_JTheoretBio.pdf - Open…

Steenwerth KL, McElrone AJ, Hanifin RC, Storm C, Collatz W, Manuck CM. 2013. Cover crops and tillage in a mature Merlot vineyard show few effects on grapevines. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture

Steenwerth et al 2013_AJEV_Covercrops.pdf - Open…

Schenk HJ, Espino S, Mendez AN, McElrone AJ. 2013. Limitations in the hydraulic pathway: Effects of xylem embolisms on sap velocity and flow. Acta Horticulturae 991:323-332.

Schenk et al 2013.pdf - Open…

Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ. Maintenance of xylem network transport capacity: a review of embolism repair in vascular plants. Frontiers in Plant Biology doi: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00108

Brodersen and McElrone_2013_Frontiers Review.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Choat B, Parkinson DY, MacDowell A, Brodersen CR. 2013. Utilization of high resolution computed tomography to visualize the three dimensional structure and function of plant vasculature. Journal of Visualized Experiments (74), e50162, doi:10.3791/50162

mcelrone-et-al-2013-jove.pdf - Open…

Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ, Choat B, Lee E, Shackel KA, Matthews MA. 2013. In vivo visualizations of drought-induced embolism spread in Vitis vinifera. Plant Physiology 161:1820-1829.

Brodersen etal_2013_PlantPhys.pdf - Open…

Brodersen CR, Choat B, Chatelet D, Shackel KA, Matthews MA, McElrone AJ. 2013. Xylem vessel relays contribute to radial connectivity in grapevine stems (Vitis vinifera and V. arizonica). American Journal of Botany DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1100606

Brodersenetal2013_AJB.pdf - Open…

Shapland TM, McElrone AJ, Paw U KT, Snyder RL. 2013. A turnkey data logger program for field-scale energy flux density measurements using eddy covariance and surface renewal. Italian Journal of Agrometeorology

Shapland et al 2013_AIAM - Open…

McElrone AJ, Shapland TM, Calderon A, Paw U KT, Snyder RL. 2013. Surface renewal: a micrometeorological method for measuring and processing field-scale energy flux density data. Journal of Visualized Experiments

McElrone etal_2013_JoVE_Surface Renewal.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Gambetta GA, Choat B, Brodersen C. 2013. Water uptake and transport in vascular plants. Nature Education Knowledge 4(5): 6.

McElrone etal_2013_Nature Knowledge Project_Water Transport.pdf - Open…

Shapland TM, McElrone AJ, Snyder RL, Paw U KT. 2012. Structure function analysis of two-scale scalar ramps. Part I: Theory and modeling. Boundary Layer Meteorology 145:5-25

Shapland etal_2012_BLM_Part1.pdf - Open…

Shapland TM, McElrone AJ, Snyder RL, Paw U KT. 2012. Structure function analysis of two-scale scalar ramps. Part II: Applications. Boundary Layer Meterology 145: 27-44

Shapland etal_2012_BLM Part 2.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Brodersen C, Alsina MM, Drayton W, Mattthews MA, Shackel KA, Wada H, Zufferey V, Choat B. 2012. Centrifuge technique consistently overestimates vulnerability to water-stress induced cavitation in grapevines as confirmed with high resolution computed tomography. New Phytologist 196: 661-665

McElroneetal2012_New Phyto.pdf - Open…

Gambetta GA, Manuck CM, Drucker ST, Shaghasi T, Fort K, Matthews MA, Walker MA, McElrone AJ. 2012. The relationship between root hydraulics and scion vigour across Vitis rootstocks: what role do aquaporins play? Journal of Experimental Botany 63(18):6445-55

Gambetta etal_2012_JXB.pdf - Open…

Gambetta GA, McElrone AJ, Matthews MA. 2012. Genomic DNA based absolute quantification of gene expression in Vitis. Physiologia Plantarum DOI: 10.1111/ppl.12014

Gambetta etal_2012_Phys Plant.pdf - Open…

Manuck CM, Heller N, Battany MC, Perry A, McElrone AJ. 2012. Evaluating the potential of well profiling technology to limit irrigation water salinity in California vineyards. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 28(5): 657-664

Manuck etal_2012_AEA.pdf - Open…

Brodersen C, Lee E, Choat B, Jansen S, Phillips RJ, Shackel KA, McElrone AJ, Matthews MA. 2011. Automated analysis of three-dimensional xylem networks using high resolution computed tomography. New Phytologist 191:1168-1179

Brodersenetal2011_NewPhyto.pdf - Open…

Eastburn D, McElrone AJ, Bilgin D. 2011. Influence of atmospheric and climatic change on host-pathogen interactions. Plant Pathology 60(1): 54-69.

Eastburn etal_2011_PlantPathology.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Bleby TM, 2011. Measuring sap flow in plants. CSIRO PrometheusWiki- Australia Griffith NSW

McElrone and Bleby 2013_PrometheusWiki _ Sap flow.pdf - Open…

Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ, Choat B, Matthews MA, Shackel KA. 2010. The dynamics of embolism repair in xylem: in vivo visualizations using high resolution computed tomography. Plant Physiology 154:1088-1095

Brodersenetal2010_PlantPhys.pdf - Open…

Gambetta GA, Matthews MA, Shaghasi TH, McElrone AJ, Castellarin SD. 2010. Sugar and abscisic acid signaling orthologs are activated at the onset of ripening in grape. Planta 232: 219-234.

Gambetta etal_2012_Phys Plantarum.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Grant JA, Kluepfel DA. 2010. The role of tyloses in crown hydraulic failure of mature walnut trees afflicted with apoplexy disorder. Tree Physiology 30: 761-772.

McElrone etal_2010_Tree Physiology_Walnut Apoplexy.pdf - Open…

Choat B, Drayton WM, Brodersen CR, Mattthews MA, Shackel KA, Wada H, McElrone AJ. 2010. Measurement of vulnerability to water stress-induced cavitation in grapevine: a comparison of four techniques applied to a long-vesseled species. Plant Cell & Environment 33:1502-1512.

Choat etal_2010_PCE.pdf - Open…

Eastburn DM, DeGennaro MM, DeLucia EH, Dermody O, McElrone AJ. 2010. Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone alter soybean diseases at SoyFACE. 2010. Global Change Biology 16: 320-330.

Eastburn et al_2010_GCB - Open…

Bleby TM, McElrone AJ, Jackson RB. 2010. Water uptake and hydraulic redistribution across large woody root systems to 20 m depth. Plant Cell & Environment 33(12):2132-2148

Bleby etal_2010_PCE.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Hamilton JG, Krafnick AJ, Aldea M, Knepp RG, DeLucia EH. 2010. Combined effects of elevated CO2 and natural climatic variation on leaf spot diseases of redbud and sweet gum trees. Environmental Pollution 158: 108-114.

McElrone etal_2009_Env Pollution_Duke FACE Pathogen.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Jackson S, Habdas P. 2008. Hydraulic disruption and passive migration by a bacterial pathogen in oak tree xylem. Journal of Experimental Botany 59:2649-2657.

McElrone etal_2008_JXB_Oak BLS.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Bichler J, Pockman WT, Addington RN, Linder CR, Jackson RB. 2007. Aquaporin-mediated changes in hydraulic conductivity of deep roots accessed via caves. Plant Cell and Environment 30:1411-1421.

McElrone etal_2007_PCE.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Reid C, Hoye K, Hart E, Jackson RB. 2005. Elevated CO2 reduces disease incidence and severity in red maple fungal pathogen via changes in host physiology and leaf chemistry. Global Change Biology 11:1828-1836.

McElrone et al_2005_GCB.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Pockman WT, Martinez-Vilalta J, Jackson RB. 2004. Variation in xylem structure and function for stems and roots of trees to 20 m depth. New Phytologist 163:507-517.

McElrone et al 2004_New Phyto.pdf - Open…

Peek MS, McElrone AJ, Forseth IN. 2004. Gas exchange responses of a desert herbaceous perennial to variable sunlight in contrasting microsites. Journal of Arid Environments 58:439-449.

Peek etal_2004_JAridEnv.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Forseth IN. 2004. Photosynthetic responses of a temperate liana to Xylella fastidiosa infection and drought stress. Journal of Phytopathology 152:9-20.

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Sullivan JS, Gitz DC, Peek MS, McElrone AJ. 2003. Response of three eastern tree species to supplemental UV-B radiation: leaf chemistry and gas exchange. Agricultural and Forest Meterology 120:219-228.

Sullivan et al_2003_AgForMet.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Sherald JL, Forseth IN. 2003. Interactive effects of water stress and xylem-limited bacterial infection on the water relations of a host vine. Journal of Experimental Botany 381:419-430.

McElrone et al 2003_JXB.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Sherald JL, Forseth IN. Efforts of water stress on symptomatology and growth of Parthenocissus quinquefolia infected by Xylella fastidiosa. 2001. Plant Disease 85:1160-1164.

McElrone etal_2001_PlantDz.pdf - Open…

McElrone AJ, Sherald JL, Pooler MR. 1999. Identification of alternative hosts of Xylella fastidiosa in the Washington, DC area using nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Journal of Arboriculture 25:258-263.

McElrone etal1999_JArboriculture.pdf - Open…

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