1. Bartlett, M. K., Sinclair, G., Fontanesi, G., Knipfer, T., Walker, M. A., McElrone, A. Root pressure-volume curve traits capture rootstock drought tolerance. Annals of Botany, in press. PDF


  1. Bartlett, M. K., Sinclair, G. Temperature and evaporative demand drive variation in stomatal and hydraulic traits across grape cultivars. Journal of Experimental Botany, 72(5), 1995 – 2009. PDF



  1. Knipfer, T., Bambach, N., Hernandez, M. I., Bartlett, M. K., Sinclair, G., Duong, F., Kluepfel, D. A., McElrone A. J. Predicting stomatal closure and turgor loss in woody plants using predawn and midday water potential. Plant Physiology, 184(2), 881-94. PDF


  1. Maréchaux, I., Saint-André, L., Bartlett, M. K., Sack, L., Chave, J. Leaf drought tolerance cannot be inferred from classic leaf traits in a tropical rainforest. Journal of Ecology, 108(3), 1030 – 45. PDF



  1. Henry, C., John, G. P., Pan, R., Bartlett, M. K., Fletcher, L. R., Scoffoni, C., Sack, L. A stomatal safety-efficiency trade-off constrains responses to leaf dehydration. Nature Communications, 10, 3398. PDF


  1. Mead, A., Peñaloza Ramirez, J., Bartlett, M. K., Wright, J. W., Sack, L., Sork, V. Seedling response to water stress in valley oak (Quercus lobata) is shaped by different gene networks across populations. Molecular Ecology, 28(24), 5248 – 64. PDF


  1. Trugman, A. T., Anderegg, L. D. L., Wolfe, B. T., Birami, B., Ruehr, N. K., Detto, M., Bartlett, M. K. & Anderegg, W. R. L. Climate and plant trait strategies determine tree carbon allocation to leaves and mediate future forest productivity. Global Change Biology, 25 (10), 3396 – 3405. PDF


  1. Bartlett, M. K., Detto, M. & Pacala, S. W. 2019. Predicting shifts in the functional composition of tropical forests under increased drought and CO2 from trade-offs among plant hydraulic traits. Ecology Letters, 22: 67-77PDF


  1. McFadden, I. R., Bartlett, M. K., Wiegand, T., Turner, B. L., Sack, L., Valencia, R. & Kraft, N. J. B. 2018. Disentangling the functional trait correlates of spatial aggregation in tropical forest trees. Ecology, in press. PDF


  1. Medeiros, C. D., Scoffoni, C., John, G., Bartlett, M. K., Inman-Narahari, F., Ostertag, R., Cordell, S., Giardina, C. & Sack, L. 2018. An extensive suite of functional traits distinguishes Hawaiian wet and dry forests and enables prediction of species vital rates. Functional Ecology, in press. PDF



  1. Méndez‑Alonzo, R., Ewers, F. W.,  Jacobsen, A. L., Pratt, R. B.,  Scoffoni, C., Bartlett, M. K. & Sack, L. 2018. Covariation between leaf hydraulics and biomechanics is driven by leaf density in Mediterranean shrubs. TreesPDF


  1. Scoffoni, C., Albuquerque, C., Cochard, H., Buckley, T. N., Fletcher, L. R., Caringella, M. A., Bartlett, M. K., Brodersen, C., Jansen, S., McElrone, A. J. & Sack, L. 2018. The causes of leaf hydraulic vulnerability and its influence on gas exchange in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology, 178: 1584-1601. PDF


  1. Trugman, A. T., Detto, M., Bartlett, M. K., Medvigy, D., Anderegg, W. R. L., Schwalm, C., Schaffer, B. & Pacala, S. 2018. Tree carbon allocation explains forest drought-kill and recovery patterns. Ecology Letters, 21, 1552-1560PDF


  1. Fletcher, L., Cui, H., Callahan, H., Scoffoni, C., John, G., Bartlett, M. K., Burge, D. & Sack, L. 2018. Evolution of leaf structure and drought tolerance in species of Californian Ceanothus. Annals of Botany, 105, 1672 – 1687. PDF


  1. Maréchaux, I., Bonal, D., Bartlett, M, K., Burban, B., Coste, S., Courtois, E., Dulormne, M., Goret, J-Y., Mira, E., Mirabel, A., Sack, L., Stahl, C. & Chave, J. 2018. Dry-season decline in tree sapflux is correlated with leaf turgor loss point in a tropical rainforest. Functional Ecology, 32, 2285 – 2297. PDF



  1. Scoffoni, C., Albuquerque, C., Brodersen, C., Townes, S. V., John, G. P., Bartlett, M. K., Buckley, T. N., McElrone, A. J. & Sack, L. 2017. Outside-xylem vulnerability, not xylem embolism, controls leaf hydraulic decline during dehydration. Plant Physiology, 173, 1197 – 1210. PDF


  1. Maréchaux, I., Bartlett, M. K., Iribar, A., Sack, L. & Chave, J. 2017. Stronger seasonal adjustment in leaf turgor loss point in lianas than trees in an Amazonian forest. Biology Letters, 13(1), 20160819. PDF



  1. Bartlett, M. K., Klein, T., Jansen, S., Choat, B. & Sack, L. 2016. The correlations and sequence of plant stomatal, hydraulic, and wilting responses to drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(46), 13098 – 13103. PDF


  1. Anderegg, W. R. L., Klein, T., Bartlett, M. K., Sack, L., Pellegrini, A. F. A., Choat, B. & Jansen, S. 2016. Meta-analysis reveals that hydraulic traits explain cross-species patterns of drought-induced tree mortality across the globe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(18), 5024 – 5029. PDF

  1. Méndez-Alonzo, R., López-Portillo, J., Moctezuma, C., Bartlett, M. K. & Sack, L. 2016. Osmotic and hydraulic adjustment of mangrove saplings to extreme salinity. Tree Physiology, 36(12), 1562 – 1572. PDF


  1. Maréchaux, I., Bartlett, M. K., Gaucher, P., Sack, L. & Chave, J. 2016. Causes of variation in leaf-level drought tolerance within an Amazonian forest. Journal of Plant Hydraulics, 3, 004. PDF


  1. Chu, C-j., Bartlett, M. K., Wang, Y., He, F-l., Weiner, J., Chave, J. & Sack, L. 2016. Does climate directly influence NPP globally? Global Change Biology, 22(1), 12 – 24PDF


  1. Bartlett, M. K., Zhang, Y., Yang, J., Kreidler, N., Sun, S-w., Lin, L., Hu, Y-H., Cao, K-F. & Sack, L. 2016. Drought tolerance as a driver of tropical forest assembly: resolving spatial signatures for multiple processes. Ecology, 97(2), 503 – 514PDF



  1. Maréchaux, I., Bartlett, M. K., Sack, L., Baraloto, C., Engel, J., Joetzjer, E. & Chave, J. 2015. Drought tolerance as predicted by leaf water potential at turgor loss point varies strongly across species within an Amazonian forest. Functional Ecology, 29, 1268 – 1277PDF



  1. Bartlett, M. K., Zhang, Y., Kreidler, N., Sun, S-w., Ardy, R.*, Cao, K-F. & Sack, L. 2014. Global meta-analysis of plasticity in turgor loss point, a key drought tolerance trait. Ecology Letters, 17(12), 1580 – 1590. PDF



  1. Bartlett, M. K., Scoffoni, C., Ardy, R.*, Zhang, Y. Sun, S-w., Cao, K-F. & Sack, L. 2012. Rapid determination of comparative drought tolerance traits: using an osmometer to predict turgor loss point. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 3(5), 880 – 888. PDF


  1. Bartlett, M. K., Scoffoni, C. & Sack, L. 2012. The determinants of leaf turgor loss point and prediction of drought tolerance of species and biomes: a global meta-analysis. Ecology Letters, 15(5), 393 – 405. PDF


  1. Wicklein, H. F., Ollinger, S. V., Martin, M. E., Hollinger, D. Y., Lepine, L. C., Day, M. C., Bartlett, M. K., Richardson, A. D. & Norby, R. J. 2012. Variation in foliar nitrogen and albedo in response to nitrogen fertilization and elevated CO2. Oecologia, 169(4), 915 – 925. PDF



  1. Bartlett, M. K., Ollinger, S. V., Hollinger, D. Y., Wicklein, H. F. & Richardson, A. D. 2011. Canopy-scale relationships between foliar nitrogen and albedo are not observed in leaf reflectance and transmittance within temperate deciduous tree species. Botany, 89(7), 491 – 497. PDF

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