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Nottingham AT, Turner BL, Winter K, Chamberlain PM, Stott A, Tanner EVJ (2013) Root and arbuscular mycorrhizal mycelial interactions with soil microorganisms in lowland tropical forest. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 85: 37-50

Cernusak LA, Ubierna N, Winter K, Holtum JAM, Marshall JD, Farquhar GD (2013) Environmental and physiological determinants of carbon isotope discrimination in terrestrial plants. New Phytologist 200: 950-965

Beltrán JD, Lasso E, Madriñán S, Virgo A, Winter K (2013) Juvenile tank-bromeliads lacking tanks: do they engage in CAM photosynthesis? Photosynthetica 51: 55-62

Krause GH, Cheesman AW, Winter K, Krause B, Virgo A (2013) Thermal tolerance, net CO2 exchange and growth of a tropical tree species, Ficus insipida, cultivated at elevated daytime and nighttime temperatures. Journal of Plant Physiology 170: 822-827

Cheesman AW, Winter K (2013) Elevated night-time temperatures increase growth in seedlings of two tropical pioneer tree species. New Phytologist 197: 1185-1192

Cheesman, Alexander W. and Winter, Klaus. 2013. Growth response and acclimation of CO2 exchange characteristics to elevated temperatures in tropical tree seedlings. Journal of Experimental Botany, pp. 1-12


Krause GH, Winter K, Matsubara S, Krause B, Jahns P, Virgo A, Aranda J, García M. 2012. Photosynthesis, photoprotection, and growth of shade-tolerant tropical tree seedlings under full sunlight. Photosynthesis Research 113: 273-285


Winter K, Holtum JAM (2011) Induction and reversal of crassulacean acid metabolism in Calandrinia polyandra: effects of soil moisture and nutrients. Functional Plant Biology 38: 576-582

Givnish TJ, Barfuss MHJ, Van Ee B, Riina R, Schulte K, Horres R, Gonsiska PA, Jabaily RS, Crayn DM, Smith JAC, Winter K, Brown GK, Evans TM, Holst BK, Luther H, Till W, Zizka G, Berry PE, Sytsma KJ (2011) Phylogeny, adaptive radiation, and historical biogeography in Bromeliaceae: insights from an eight-locus plastid phylogeny. American Journal of Botany 98: 872-895

Baresch A, Smith JAC, Winter K, Valerio AL, Jaramillo C (2011) Karatophyllum bromelioides L.D. Gómez revisited, a probable fossil CAM bromeliad. American Journal of Botany 98: 1905-1908

Winter K, Garcia M, Holtum JAM (2011) Drought-stress-induced up-regulation of CAM in seedlings of a tropical cactus, Opuntia elatior, operating predominantly in the C3 mode. Journal of Experimental Botany 62: 4037-4042

Cernusak LA, Winter K, Turner BL (2011) Transpiration modulates phosphorus acquisition in tropical tree seedlings. Tree Physiology 31: 878-885

West-Eberhard MJ, Smith JAC, Winter K (2011) Photosynthesis, reorganized. Science 332: 311-312

Cernusak LA, Winter K, Martinez C, Correa E, Aranda J, Garcia M, Jaramillo C, Turner BL (2011) Responses of legume versus nonlegume tropical tree seedlings to elevated CO2 concentration. Plant Physiology 157: 372-385


Silvera K, Santiago LS, Cushman JC, Winter K (2010) The incidence of crassulacean acid metabolism in Orchidaceae derived from carbon isotope ratios: a checklist of the flora of Panama and Costa Rica. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 163: 194-222

Garrish V, Cernusak LA, Winter K, Turner BL (2010) Nitrogen to phosphorus ratio of plant biomass versus soil solution in a tropical pioneer tree, Ficus insipida. Journal of Experimental Botany 61, 3735-3748

Nottingham AT, Turner BL, Winter K, van der Heijden MGA, Tanner EVJ (2010) Arbuscular mycorrhizal mycelial respiration in a moist tropical forest. New Phytologist 186: 957-967

Krause GH, Winter K, Krause B, Jahns P, Garcia M, Aranda J, Virgo A (2010) High-temperature tolerance of a tropical tree, Ficus insipida: methodological reassessment and climate change considerations. Functional Plant Biology 37: 890-900

Cernusak LA, Winter K, Turner BL (2010) Leaf nitrogen to phosphorus ratios of tropical trees: experimental assessment of physiological and environmental controls. New Phytologist 185: 770-779

Silvera K, Neubig KM, Whitten MW, Williams NH, Winter K, Cushman JC (2010) Evolution along the crassulacean acid metabolism continuum. Functional Plant Biology 37: 995-1010

Holtum JAM, Winter K (2010) Elevated [CO2] and forest vegetation: more a water issue than a carbon issue? Functional Plant Biology 37, 694-702


Vargas-Soto JG, Andrade JL, Winter K (2009) Carbon isotope composition and mode of photosynthesis in Clusia species from Mexico. Photosynthetica 47: 33-40

Cernusak LA, Winter K, Turner BL (2009) Physiological and isotopic (δ13C and δ18O) responses of three tropical tree species to water and nutrient availability. Plant Cell Environment 32:1441-1455

Matsubara S, Krause GH, Aranda J, Virgo A, Beisel K, Jahns P, Winter K. (2009). Sun- shade patterns of leaf carotenoid composition in 86 species of neotropical forest plants. Functional Plant Biology. 36: 20-36

Cernusak LA, Winter K, Turner BL (2009) Plant δ14N correlates with transpiration efficiency and nitrogen acquisition in tropical trees. Plant Physiology 151: 1667-1676

Winter K, Garcia M, Holtum JAM (2009) Canopy CO2 exchange of two neotropical tree species exhibiting constitutive and facultative CAM photosynthesis, Clusia rosea and Clusia cylindrica. Journal of Experimental Botany 59: 1829-1840

Silvera K, Santiago LS, Cushman JC, Winter K (2009) Crassulacean acid metabolism and epiphytism linked to adaptive radiations in the Orchidaceae. Plant Physiology 149: 1838-1847

Cernusak LA, Winter K, Aranda J, Virgo A, Garcia M (2009) Transpiration efficiency over an annual cycle, leaf gas exchange, and wood carbon isotope ratio of three tropical tree species. Tree Physiology 29: 1153-1161


Matsubara S, Krause GH, Seltman M, Virgo A, Kursar TA, Jahns P, Winter K. 2008. Light-harvesting function of lutein epoxide in leaves of the tropical tree genus Inga. Plant, Cell and Environment 31: 548-561

Cernusak LA, Mejia-Chang M, Winter K, Griffiths H. 2008. Oxygen isotope composition of CAM and C3 Clusia species: non-steady-state dynamics control leaf water 18O enrichment in succulent leaves. Plant, Cell and Environment 31: 1644-1662

Winter K, Garcia M, Holtum JAM. 2008. On the nature of facultative and constitutive CAM: environmental and developmental control of CAM expression during early growth of Clusia, Kalanchoe, and Opuntia. Journal of Experimental Botany 59: 1829-1840

Cernusak LA, Winter K, Aranda J, Turner BL. 2008. Conifers, angiosperm trees, and lianas: growth, whole-plant water and nitrogen-use efficiency, and stable isotope composition (δ13C and δ18O) of seedlings grown in a tropical environment. Plant Physiology 148: 642-659


Winter K, Holtum JAM. 2007. Environment or development? Lifetime net CO2 exchange and control of the expression of crassulacean acid metabolism in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. Plant Physiology 143: 98-107

Holtum JAM, Winter K, Weeks MA, Sexton TR. 2007. Crassulacean acid metabolism in the ZZ plant, Zamioculcas zamiifolia (Araceae). American Journal of Botany 94: 1670-1676

McCulloh KA, Winter K, Meinzer FC, Garcia M, Aranda J, Lachenbruch B. 2007. A comparison of daily water use estimates derived from constant-heat sap-flow probe values and gravimetric measurements of pot-grown saplings. Tree Physiology 27:1355-1360

Cernusak LA, Winter K, Aranda J, Turner BL, Marshall JD. 2007. Transpiration efficiency of a tropical pioneer tree (Ficus insipida) in relation to soil fertility. Journal of Experimental Botany 58: 3549-3566

Krause GH, Jahns P, Virgo A, Garcia M, Aranda J, Wellmann E, Winter K. 2007. Photoprotection, photosynthesis and growth of tropical tree seedlings under near-ambient and strongly reduced solar ultraviolet-B radiation. Journal of Plant Physiology 164: 1311-1322

Cernusak LA, Aranda J, Marshall JD, Winter K. 2007. Large variation in whole-plant water-use efficiency among tropical tree species. New Phytologist 173: 294-305


Krause GH, Galle A, Virgo A, Garica M, Bucic P, Jahns P, Winter K. 2006. High-light stress does not impair biomass accumulation of sun-acclimated tropical tree seedlings (Calophyllum longifolium Willd. and Tectona grandis L. f.). Plant Biology 8(1): 31-41.

Medina E, Aguiar G, Gomez M, Aranda J, Medina JD, Winter K. 2006. Taxonomic significance of the epicuticular wax composition in species of the genus Clusia from Panama. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 34(4): 319-326.


Silvera K., Santiago LS, Winter K. 2005. Distribution of crassulacean acid metabolism in orchids of Panama: evidence of selection for weak and strong modes. Functional Plant Biology 32(5): 397-407.

Holtum JAM, Winter K'. 2005. Carbon isotope composition of canopy leaves in a tropical forest in Panama throughout a seasonal cycle. Trees: Structure and Function 19: 545-551.

Winter K, Holtum JAM. 2005. The effects of salinity, crassulacean acid metabolism and plant age on the carbon isotope composition of Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L., a halophytic C3-CAM species. Planta 222(1): 201-209.

Winter K, Aranda J, Holtum JAM. 2005. Carbon isotope composition and water-use efficiency in plants with crassulacean acid metabolism. Functional Plant Biology 32(5): 381-388.

Skillman JB, Garcia M, Virgo A, Winter K. 2005. Growth irradiance effects on photosynthesis and growth in two co-occurring shadetolerant Neotropical perennials of contrasting photosynthetic pathways. American Journal of Botany 92(11): 1811-1819.

Gehrig HH, Wood JA, Cushman MA, Virgo A, Cushman JC, Winter K. 2005. Large gene family of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase in the crassulacean acid metabolism plant Kalanchoe pinnata (Crassulaceae) characterised by partial cDNA sequence analysis. Functional Plant Biology 32(5): 467-472.


Dalling JW, Winter K, Hubbell SP. 2004. Variation in growth responses of neotropical pioneers to simulated forest gaps. Functional Ecology 18: 725-736

Holtum JAM, Aranda J, Virgo A, Gehrig HH, Winter K. 2004. δ13C value and crassulacean acid metabolism in Clusia species from Panama. Trees 18: 658-668

Crayn DM, Winter K, Smith JAC. 2004. Multiple origins of crassulacean acid metabolism and the epiphytic habit in the Neotropical family Bromeliaceae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 101: 3703-3708

Krause GH, Grube E, Koroleva OY, Barth C, Winter K. 2004. Do mature shade leaves of tropical tree seedlings acclimate to high sunlight and UV radiation? Functional Plant Biology 31: 743-756

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