2024 / in press

Arend M, Hoch G, Kahmen A (in press) Stem growth phenology, not canopy greening constrains deciduous tree growth. Tree Physiology.

Bätscher L, de Vos JM (2024). Avoiding impacts of phylogenetic tip‐state‐errors on dispersal and extirpation rates in alpine plant biogeography. Journal of Biogeography. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14811.

Carruthers T, Moerland MS, Ebersbach J, Favre A, Folk RA, Hawkins J, Muellner-Riehl AN, Röser M, Soltis DE, Tkach N, Baker WJ*, de Vos JM*, Eiserhardt WL* (in press) Repeated upslope biome shifts in Saxifraga during late-Cenozoic climate cooling. Nature Communications. *joint senior authors.

Helm J, Kahmen A,Muhr J, Hilman B, Schulze ED, Trumbore S, Herrera-Ramírez D, Henrik Hartmann H (in press) Carbon dynamics during long-term starving poplar trees - the importance of older carbohydrates and a shift to lipids during survival. Tree Physiology.

Körner C, Hiltbrunner E, Hoch G. (2024) Experimental evidence, global patterns of treeline position and climate provide no substance for a lignin limitation hypothesis of tree growth. Alpine Botany. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00035-023-00305-5.

Mora-Carrera E, Stubbs RL, Potente G, Yousefi N, Keller B, de Vos JM, Szövényi P, Conti E (in press) Genomic analyses elucidate S-locus evolution in response to intra-specific losses of distyly in Primula vulgaris. Ecology & Evolution.

Morgner E, Holloway-Phillips M, Basler D, Nelson DB, Kahmen A (in press) Effects of increasing atmospheric CO2on leaf water δ18O values are small and are attenuated in grasses and amplified in dicotyledonous herbs and legumes when transferred to cellulose δ18O values. New Phytologist.

Rohner N, Lepori S, Loaiza V, Nelson DB, Kahmen A, Niklaus PA, Laine A-L, Domeignoz-Horta LA (in press) Erosion of community complexity increases temperature-dependency of microbial respiration, but not growth, in short-term incubations.Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. Elementa Sci Anth 12:1. https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2023.00100.

Steger DN, Peters RL, Blume T, Hurley AG, Balanzategui D, Balting DF, Heinrich I. (2024). Site matters – Canopy conductance regulation in mature temperate trees diverges at two sites with contrasting soil water availability. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 345, 109850. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2023.109850.

Treydte K, Liu L, Flasher PRS, Martínez-Sancho E, Babst F, Frank F, Gessler A, Kahmen A, Poulter B, Seneviratne SI, Stegehuis A, Wilson R, Andreu-Hayles L, Bale R, Bednarz Z, Boettger T, Berningr F, Büntgen U, Daux V, Dorado-Liñán I, Esper J, Friedrich M, Gagen M, Grabner M, Grudd H, Gunnarsson B, Gutiérrez E, Hafner P, Haupt M, Hilasvouri E, Heinrich I, Helle G, Jalkanen R, Jungner H, Kalela-Brundin M, Kessler A, Kirchhefer A, Klesse S, Krapiec M, Levanic T, Leuenberger M, Linderholm HW, McCarroll D, Masson-Delmotte V, Pawelcyk S, Pazdur A, Planells O, Pukiene R, Rinne-Garmston KT, Robertson I, Saracino A, Saurer M, Schleser GH, Seftigen K, Siegwolf RTW, Sonninen E, Stievenard M, Szychowska-Krapiec E, Szymaszek M, Todaro L, Waterhouse JS, Weigl-Kuska M, Weigt R, Wimmer R, Woodley EJ, Vitas A, Young G, Loader NJ (2024) Recent human-induced atmospheric drying across Europe unprecedented in the last 400 years. Nature Geosciencesn 17: 58-65.

Wang S, Hoch G, Grun G, Kahmen A (in press) Water loss after stomatal closure: Quantifying leaf minimum conductance and minimal water use in 9 temperate European tree species during a severe drought. Tree Physiology.

Weber SE, Bascomptee J, Kahmen A, Niklaus PA (2024) Plant choice between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species results in increased plant P acquisition. PLoS ONE 19(1): e0292811.

Zahnd C, Zehnder M, Arend M, Kahmen A, Hoch G (in press) Uniform carbon reserve dynamics along the vertical light gradient in mature tree crowns. Tree Physiol. doi:10.1093/treephys/tpae005.


Baan J, Holloway-Phillips M, Nelson DB, Kahmen A (2023) Species and biosynthetic effects cause uncorrelated variation in oxygen and hydrogen isotope compositions of plant organic compounds. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 352: 1-13.

Baan J, Holloway-Phillips M, Nelson DB, Kahmen A (2023) The metabolic sensitivity of hydrogen isotope fractionation differs between plant compounds. Phytochemistry 207: 114563.

Dagallier LPM, Mbago FM, Couderc M, Gaudeul M, Grail A, Loup C, ... & Couvreur T L (2023) Phylogenomic inference of the African tribe Monodoreae (Annonaceae) and taxonomic revision of Dennettia, Uvariodendron and Uvariopsis. PhytoKeys233, 1.

Dietrich L, Kahmen A, Hoch G, Körner C (2023) Reply to: The three-dimensional structure of wood enables horizontal water transport needed to conduct water around lesions. Scientific Reports 13:15066. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-41785-z.

Eensalu M, Nelson DB, Buczynska A, Rach O, Klein ES, Dodd JP, Poska A, Stansell ND (2023). Hydrogen isotope biogeochemistry of plant waxes in paired lake catchments. Organic Geochemistry 185: 104674. doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2023.104674.

Gosline G, Bidault E, v der Burgt X, Grall A., […] et al. (2023) "A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea." [" Scientific Data"] 10.

Grall A., (2023). Equisetaceae in. Bramley, Gemma, Anna Trias-Blasi, and Richard Wilford. "The Kew Temperate Plant Families Identification Handbook." (2023) (book chapter).

Grall A. (2023). Pteridaceae in. Bramley, Gemma, Anna Trias-Blasi, and Richard Wilford. "The Kew Temperate Plant Families Identification Handbook." (2023) (book chapter)

Hirave P, Nelson DB, Glendell M, Alewell C (2023) Land-use-based freshwater sediment source fingerprinting using hydrogen isotope compositions of long-chain fatty acids. Science of The Total Environment 875: 162638, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.162638.

Holloway-Phillips M, Cernusak LA, Nelson DB, Lehmann MM, Tcherkez G, Kahmen A (2023) Climaticallydriven cvariation between oxygen and hydrogen stable isotopes declines along the path from xylem water to wood cellulose. New Phytologist 240: 1758-1773. doi.org/10.1111/nph.19248.

Joyce EM,  Appelhans MS,  Buerki S,   Cheek M,  de Vos JM,  Pirani JR,   Zuntini AR,  Bachelier JB,  Bayly MJ,  Callmander MW,  Devecchi MF, Pell SK,   Groppo M,   Lowry II PP,  Mitchell J,  Siniscalchi CM,  Munzinger J, Orel HK,  Pannell CM,   Nauheimer L,   Sauquet H,  Weeks A,  Muellner-Riehl AN, Leitch IJ,  Maurin O,  Forest F,  Nargar K,   Thiele KR,  Baker WJ and  Crayn D. Comprehensive phylogenomic analyses of Sapindales support a Mid-Cretaceous Hothouse origin, with rapid diversification events and heterogeneous paralogy. Frontiers in Plant Science 14: 1063174. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2023.1063174.

Körner C, Hoch G (2023) Not every high‐latitude or high‐elevation forest edge is a treeline. J Biogeogr 50 (5):838-845. doi:10.1111/jbi.14593.

Körner C, Lenz A, Hoch G (2023) Chronic in situ tissue cooling does not reduce lignification at the Swiss treeline but enhances the risk of ‘blue’ frost rings. Alpine Botany 133:63-67. doi:10.1007/s00035-023-00293-6.

Körner C, Möhl P, Hiltbrunner E (2023) Four ways to define the growing season. Ecology Letters, 00, 1– 16. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.14260.

Körner C, Fajardo A, Hiltbrunner E (2023) Biogeographic implications of plant stature and microclimate in cold regions. Commun Biol 6, 663. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-023-05032-5.

Larson D.A, Chanderbali A.S, Maurin O, Gonçalves D.J, Dick C.W, Soltis D.E, Soltis P.S, Fritsch P.W, Clarkson J.J, Grall A, Davies N.M, (2023) The phylogeny and global biogeography of Primulaceae based on high-throughput DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 182, p.107702.

Liu J-M, de Vos JM, Körner C, Yang Y (2023) Phylogeny and phenotypic adjustments drive functional traits in Rhododendron across elevations in its diversity hotspot in W-China. Alpine Botany 133: 69–84. doi: 10.1007/s00035-023-00294-5.

Messerschmidt T, Abrahamczyk S, Bañares Baudet A, Brilhante M, Eggli U, Hühn P, Kadereit J, Dos Santos P, de Vos JM, Kadereit G. Inter- and intra-island speciation and their morphological and ecological correlates in Aeonium (Crassulaceae), a species-rich Macaronesian radiation. Annals of Botany 131: 697–721. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcad033.

Möhl P, Vorkauf M, Kahmen A, Hiltbrunner E (2023) Recurrent summer drought affects biomass production and community composition independently of snowmelt manipulation in alpine grassland. J of Ecol 11: 2357–2375. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.14180.

Mora‐Carrera E, Stubbs RL, Keller B, Léveillé‐Bourret É, de Vos JM, Szövényi P, & Conti E. (2023) Different molecular changes underlie the same phenotypic transition: Origins and consequences of independent shifts to homostyly within species. Molecular ecology 32(1): 61-78. doi: 10.1111/mec.16270.

Nagavciuc V, Michel SLL, Balting DF, Helle G, Freund M, Schleser GH, Steger DN, Lohmann G, Ionita M (2023) A past and present perspective on the European summer vapour pressure deficit. Climate of the Past Discussions 2023: 1–29. https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2023-35.

Pappas C, Babst F, Fatichi S, Klesse S, Paschalis A, Peters RL. (2023) A circumpolar perspective on tree contribution to the boreal forest carbon balance. In Boreal Forests in the Face of Climate Change. Editors: Miguel Montoro Girona, Hubert Morin, Sylvie Gauthier, Yves Bergeron. Springe, Cham. (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-15988-6_10).

Peters RL, Steppe K, Pappas C, Zweifel R, Babst F, Dietrich L, von Arx G, Poyatos R, M. Fonti M, Fonti P, Grossiord C, Gharun M, N. Buchmann N, Steger D, Kahmen A (2023) Daytime stomatal regulation in mature temperate trees prioritizes stem rehydration at night. New Phytologist 239: 533-546.

Peters RL, Kaewmano A, Fu PL; Fan Z, Sterck F, Steppe K, Zuidema PA (2023) High vapor pressure deficit enhances turgor limitation of stem growth in an Asian tropical rainforest tree. Plant, Cell & Environment 46: 2747-2762. (https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.14661)

Schärer M-L, Lüscher A, Kahmen A (2023) Post-drought compensatory growth of perennial ryegrass is determined by soil and not plant intrinsic physiological processes. New Phytologist 240: 2265-2275.

Vitali V, Peters RL, Lehmann MM, Leuenberger M, Treydte K, Büntgen U, Schuler P, Saurer M (2023) Tree-ring isotopes from the Swiss Alps reveal non-climatic fingerprints of cyclic insect population outbreaks in the past 700 years. Tree Physiology 00: 1–16. (https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpad014).

Zahnd C, Arend M, Kahmen A, Hoch G (2023) Microclimatic gradients cause phenological variations within temperate tree canopies in autumn but not in spring. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 331: 109340.

Zweifel R, Pappas C, Peters RL, Babst F, Balanzategui D, Basler D, Bastos A, Beloiu M, Buchmann N, Bose AK, Braun S, Damm A, D'Odorico P, Eitel JUH, Etzold S, Fonti P, Elham Rouholahnejad-Freund E, Gessler A, Haeni M, Hoch G, Kahmen A, Körner C, Krejza J, Krumm F, Leuchner M, Leuschner, C Lukovic M, Martínez-Vilalta J, Matula R, Meesenburg H, Meir P, Plichta R, Poyatos R, Rohner R, Ruehr N, Salomón RL, Scharnweber T, Schaub M, Steger DN, Steppe K, Still C, Stojanović M, Trotsiuk V, Vitasse Y, von Arx G, Wilmking M, Zahnd C, Sterck F (2023) Networking the forest infrastructure towards real-time monitoring - A white paper. Science of The Total Environment 872: 162167.

Arend M, Link RM, Zahnd C, Hoch G, Schuldt B, Kahmen A (2022) Lack of hydraulic recovery as cause of post-drought foliage reduction and canopy deterioration in European beech. New Phytologist 234: 1195-1205.

Baan J, Holloway-Phillips M, Nelson D, Kahmen A (2022) The metabolic sensitivity of hydrogen isotope fractionation differs between plant compounds. Phytochemistry.

Carruthers T, Sun M, Baker WJ, Smith SA, de Vos JM, Eiserhardt WJ (2022) The implications of incongruence between gene tree and species tree topologies for divergence time estimation. Systematic Biology 71 (5): 1124–1146. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syac012

Cernusak LA, Barbeta A, Bush R, Bögelein R, Ferrio JP, Flanagan L, Gessler A, Martín-Goméz P, Hirl R, Kahmen A, Keitel C, Lai C, Munksgaard N, Nelson DB, Ogeé J, Roden J, Schnyder H, Wang L, Stuart-Williams H, Wingate L, Yu W, Zhao L, Cuntz M (2022) Do δ2H and δ18O in leaf water reflect environmental drivers differently? New Phytologist 235: 41-51.

Cueni F, Nelson DB, Lehmann MM, Boner M, Kahmen A (2022) Constraining parameter uncertainty for predicting oxygen and hydrogen isotope values in fruit. J Ex Bot 73: 5016-5032.

Dos Santos P, Brilhante MA, Messerschmid TFE, Serrano HC, Kadereit G, Branquinho C and de Vos JM (2022) Plant growth forms dictate adaptations to the local climate. Front. Plant Sci. 13:1023595. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.1023595

Etzold S, Sterck F, Bose1 AK, Braun S, Buchmann N, Eugster W, Gessler A, Kahmen A, Peters RL, Vitasse Y, Walthert L, Ziemińska K, Zweifel R (2022) The number of growth days and not the growth period determines radial stem growth of temperate trees. Ecology Letters 25: 427-439.

Holloway‐Phillips M, Baan J, Nelson DB, Lehmann MM, Tcherkez G, Kahmen A (2022) Species variation in the hydrogen isotope composition of leaf cellulose is mostly driven by isotopic variation in leaf sucrose. Plant, Cell & Environment 45: 2636-2651.

Huang J-G, Zhang Y, Wang M, Yu X, Deslauriers A, Fonti P, Liang E, Mäkinen H., Oberhuber W, Rathgeber CBK, Tognetti R, Treml V, Yang B, Zhai L, Zhang J-L, Antonucci S, Bergeron Y, Camarero JJ, Campelo F. …, Peters RL, …, Rossi S. (2022) A critical thermal transition driving spring phenology of Northern Hemisphere conifers. Global Change Biology, 00, 1– 12.

Hurley AG, Peters RL, Pappas C, Steger DN, Heinrich I (2022) Addressing the need for interactive, efficient, and reproducible data processing in ecology with the datacleanr R package. PLoS ONE 17(5): e0268426.

Kahmen A, Basler D, Hoch G, Link RM, Schuldt B, Zahnd C, Arend M (2022) Root water uptake depth determines the hydraulic vulnerability of temperate European tree species during the extreme 2018 drought. Plant Biology 24: 1224-1239.

Klesse S, Babst F, Evans MEK, Hurley A, Pappas C, Peters RL. (2022) Legacy effects in radial tree growth are rarely significant after accounting for biological memory. Journal of Ecology 00: 1–15.

Leppä K, Tang Y, Ogée J, Launiainen S, Kahmen A, Katul G, Kolari P, Sahlstedt E, Saurer M, Schiestl-Aalto P, Rinne-Garmston K (2022) Explicitly accounting for needle sugar pool size integral for predicting intra-seasonal dynamics of needle carbohydrates δ18O and δ13C. New Phytologist 236: 2044-2060.

Maloney AE., Richey JN, Nelson DB, Hing SN, Sear DA, Hassall JD, Langdon PG, Sichrowsky, U, Schabetsberger R, Malau A, Meyer J-Y, Croudace IW, Sachs JP (2022) Contrasting Common Era climate and hydrology sensitivities from paired lake sediment dinosterol hydrogen isotope records in the South Pacific Convergence Zone. Quaternary Science Reviews 281: 107421.

McDowell N, Sapes G, Pivovaroff A, Adams H, Allen CD, Anderegg WRL, Arend M, Breshears DD, Brodribb T, Choat B, Cochard H, De Cáceres M, De Kauwe MG, Grossiord C, Hammond WH, Hartmann H, Hoch G, Kahmen A, Klein T, Mackay SD, Mantova M, Martínez-Vilalta J, Medlyn BE, Mencuccini M, Nardini A, Oliveira RS, Sala A, Tissue DT, Torres-Ruiz JM, Trowbridge A, Trugman AT, Wiley E, Xu C (2022)Mechanisms of woody plant mortality under rising drought, CO2, and vapor pressure deficit. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment 3: 294-308.

Möhl, P, von Büren RS, Hiltbrunner E (2022) Growth of alpine grassland will start and stop earlier under climate warming. Nat Commun 13, 7398.

Osborne J, Vollesen K, Bjorå CS, Grall A, Merrett L, Kativu S, (2022) Chlorophytum delicatulum (Asparagaceae), a newly described species from Zambia. Kew Bulletin, pp.1-10.

Richardson AD, Kong GV, Taylor KM, Le Moine JM, Bowker MA, Barber JJ, Basler D, Carbone MS, Hayer M, Koch GW, Salvatore MR (2022) Soil-atmosphere fluxes of CO2, CH4, and N2O across an experimentally-grown, successional gradient of biocrust community types. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2022;13. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.979825

Salomón, R.L., Peters, R.L., Zweifel, R. et al. (2022) The 2018 European heatwave led to stem dehydration but not to consistent growth reductions in forests. Nat Commun 13, 28.

Schärer ML, Dietrich L, Kundel D, Mäder P, Kahmen A (2022) Reduced plant water use can explain higher soil moisture in organic compared to conventional farming systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 332:107915.

Stöcklin J,de Vos JM (2022) Carl Friedrich Hagenbach (1771–1849) und seine «Basler Flora» im historischen Kontext. Bauhinia 28: 1:16.

Ubierna N, Holloway-Phillips M,Farquhar G (2022) Scaling from fluxes to organic matter: interpreting 13C isotope ratios of plant material using flux models. New Phytologist, 236: 2003-2008.

von Büren RS, Hiltbrunner E (2022) Low winter temperatures and divergent freezing resistance set the cold range limit of widespread alpine graminoids. Journal of Biogeography 49: 1562-1575. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.14455.

Vorkauf M, Steiger R, Abegg B, Hiltbrunner E (2022) Snowmaking in a warmer climate: an in-depth analysis of future water demands for the ski resort Andermatt-Sedrun-Disentis (Switzerland) in the twenty-first century. Int J Biometeorol.

Wang W, Hoch G (2022) Negative effects of low root temperatures on water and carbon relations in temperate tree seedlings assessed by dual isotopic labelling. Tree Physiology, 42:1311-1324. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpac005

Wang W, Wang S, Hoch G, Wang Y, Gao G, Gu J, Xu H (2022) Whole-Tree Response of Non-Structural Carbohydrates, Carbon and Nitrogen Concentrations in Two Temperate Tree Species to 10-Year Nitrogen Fertilization. Forests 13(2).

Wohlgemuth L, Rautio P, Ahrends B, Russ A, Vesterdal L, Waldner P, Timmermann V, Eickenscheidt N, Fürst A, Greve M, Roskams P, Thimonier A, Nicolas M, Kowalska A, Ingerslev M, Merilä P, Benham S, Iacoban C, Hoch G, Alewell C, Jiskra M (2022) Physiological and climate controls on foliar mercury uptake by European tree species. Biogeosciences 19(5): 1335-1353.

Wong S, Canny M, Holloway-Phillips M, Stuart-Williams H, Cernusak L, Márquez D, Farquhar G (2022) Humidity gradients in the air spaces of leaves. Nature Plants 8: 971-978.

Arend M, Link RM, Patthey R, Hoch G, Schuldt B,Kahmen A(2021) Rapid hydraulic collapse as cause of drought-induced mortality in conifers. PNAS 118: e2025251118, doi: 10.1073/pnas.2025251118.

Benettin P, Magali F, Nehemy MF, Cernusak LA, Kahmen A, McDonnell JJ (2021) On the use of leaf water to determine plant water source: A proof of concept. Hydrological Processes 35, e14073.

Beyer RM, Basler D, Raumonen P, Kaasalainen M, and Pretzsch H (2021). Do trees have constant branch divergence angles? Journal of Theoretical Biology, 110567.

Chiang C, Bånkestad D, Hoch G (2021) Effects of asynchronous light and temperature fluctuations on plant traits in indoor growth facilities. Agronomy 11, doi: 10.3390/agronomy11040755.

Cueni F, Nelson DB, Boner M, Kahmen A (2021) Using plant physiological isotope models to counter food fraud. Scientific Reports 11(1): 1-14.

Cueni F, Nelson DB, Kahmen A (2021) Effects of phenotypic variability on the oxygen and hydrogen isotope compositions of grains in different winter wheat varieties. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 58: 60-80.

Cuervo-Alarcon L, Arend M, Müller M, Sperisen C, Finkeldey R, Krutovsky KV (2021) A candidate gene association analysis identifies SNPs potentially involved in drought tolerance in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.). Scientific Reports 11(1): 2386. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-81594-w.

Etzold S, Sterck F, Bose1 AK, Braun S, Buchmann N, Eugster W, Gessler A, Kahmen A, Peters RL, Vitasse Y, Walthert L, Ziemińska K, Zweifel R (2022) The number of growth days and not the growth period determines radial stem growth of temperate trees. Ecology Letters 25: 427-439.

Guyer A, van Doan C, Maurer C, Machado RAR, Matéo P, Steinauer K, Kesner L, Hoch G, Kahmen A, Erb M, Robert CAM (2021) Climate change modulates multitrophic interactions between maize, a root herbivore, and its enemies. Journal of Chemical Ecology 47: 889-906.

Hahn C, Lüscher A, Ernst-HaslerS, Suter M, Kahmen A (2021) Timing of drought in the growing season and strong legacy effects determine the annual productivity of temperate grasses in a changing climate. Biogeosciences 18: 585-604.

Hiltbrunner E, Arnaiz J, Körner C (2021) Biomass allocation and seasonal non‑structural carbohydrate dynamics do not explain the success of tall forbs in short alpine grassland. Oecologia 197: 1063-1077

Holloway-Phillips (2021).Agriculture futurist: Don Ort. Plant Physiology 185: 16-20.

Jupa R, Meszaros M, Hoch G, Plavcova L(2021) Trunk radial growth, water and carbon relations of mature apple trees on two size-controlling rootstocks during severe summer drought. Tree Physiology. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpab111

Kahmen A, Buser T, Hoch G, Grun G, Dietrich L (2021) Dynamic 2H irrigation pulse-labelling reveals rapid infiltration and mixing of precipitation in the soil and species-specific water uptake depths of trees in a temperate forest. Ecohydrology 14: e2322.

Körner C, Hiltbrunner E (2021) Why Is the Alpine Flora Comparatively Robust against Climatic Warming? Diversity 13:383.

Ladd SN, Nelson DB, Bamberger I, Daber LE, Kreuzwieser J, Kahmen A, Werner C (2021) Metabolic exchange between pathways for isoprenoid synthesis and implications for biosynthetic hydrogen isotope fractionation. New Phytologist 231: 1708–1719.

Ladd SN, Maloney AE, Nelson DB, Prebble M, Camperio G, Sear DA, Hassall JD, Langdon PG, Sachs JP, and Dubois N (2021) Leaf Wax Hydrogen Isotopes as a Hydroclimate Proxy in the Tropical Pacific. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 126: 3, e2020JG005891.

Lucek K, Bouaouina S, Jospin A, Grill A, and de Vos JM (2021) Prevalence and relationship of endosymbiotic Wolbachia in the butterfly genus Erebia. BMC Ecology and Evolution 21(1): 1-12.

Messerschmid TF, Wehling J, Bobon N, Kahmen A, Klak C, Los JA, Nelson DB, dos Santos P, de Vos JM and Kadereit G (2021) Carbon isotope composition of plant photosynthetic tissues reflects a Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM) continuum in the majority of CAM lineages. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics p.125619.

Nelson DB, Basler D, Kahmen A (2021) Precipitation isotope time series predictions from machine learning applied in Europe. PNAS 118 (26): e2024107118.

Rademacher T, Seyednasrollah B, Basler D, Cheng J, Mandra T, Miller E, Lin Z, Orwig DA, Pederson N, Pfister H, Wie D, Yao L, Richardson AD (2021) The Wood Image Analysis and Dataset (WIAD): Openaccess visual analysis tools to advance the ecological data revolution. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 12: 2379-2387.

Rademacher T, Fonti P, LeMoine JM, Fonti MV, Basler D, Chen Y, Friend AD, Seyednasrollah B, Eckes-Shephard AH, Richardson AD (2021) Manipulating phloem transport affects wood formation but not local nonstructural carbon reserves in an evergreen conifer. Plant, Cell & Environment 44: 2506-2521.

Richardson AD, Aubrecht DM, Basler D, Hufkens K, Muir CD, Hanssen L (2021) Developmental changes in the reflectance spectra of temperate deciduous tree leaves and implications for thermal emissivity and leaf temperature. New Phytologist 229 (2): 791-804.       

Ronco F, Matschiner M, Böhne A, El Taher A, Malinsky M, Boila A, Indermaur A, Büscher HH, Ricci V, Kahmen A, Jentoft S and Salzburger W (2021) Drivers, dynamics, and progression of a massive adaptive radiation in African cichlid fishes. Nature 589: 76-81.

Schönbeck L, Li M, Lehmann MM, Rigling A, Schaub M, Hoch G, Kahmen A, Gessler A (2021) Soil nutrient availability alters tree carbon allocation dynamics during drought. Tree Physiology 41: 697-707.

Singh D, Mathimaran N, Sekar J, Prabavathy VR, Perisamy Y, Raju K, Raj R, King IO, Thimmegowda MN, Manjunatha BN, Bhavitha NC, Savitha MS, Bagyaraj DJ, Mäder P, Boller T, Kahmen A (2021) Spatial arrangement and biofertilizers enhance the performance of a legume – millet intercropping system in rainfed areas of southern India. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 5: 711284.

Vorkauf M, Kahmen A, Körner C, Hiltbrunner E (2021) Flowering phenology in alpine grassland strongly responds to shifts in snowmelt but weakly to summer drought. Alpine Botany 131: 73-88.

Vorkauf M, Marty C, Kahmen A, Hiltbrunner E (2021) Past and future snowmelt trends in the Swiss Alps: the role of temperature and snowpack. Climatic Change 165: 1-19.

Wang SW, He XF, Chen JG, Sun H, Körner C, Yang Y (2021) Elevation-specific responses of phenology in evergreen oaks from their low-dry to their extreme high-cold range limits in the SE Himalaya. Alpine Botany 131: 89-102.

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Joseph J, Gao D, Backes B, Bloch C, Brunner I, Gleixner G, Haeni M, Hartmann H, Hoch G, Hug C, Kahmen A, Lehmann MM, Li MH, Luster J, Peter M, Poll C, Rigling A, Rissanen KA, Ruehr N, Saurer M, Schaub M, Schönbeck L, Stern B, Thomas FM, Werner RA, Werner W, Wohlgemuth T, Hagedorn F, Gessler A (2020) Rhizosphere activity in an old-grown forest reacts rapidly to changes in soil moisture and shapes whole-tree carbon allocation. PNAS 117: 24885-24892.

Lehmann MM, Goldsmith GR, Mirande-Ney C, Weigt RB, Schönbeck L, Kahmen A, Gessler A, Siegwolf RTE, Saurer M (2020) The 18O-signal transfer from water vapour to leaf water and assimilates varies among plant species and growth forms. Plant, Cell & Environment 43: 510-523.

Lehmann MM, Egli M, Brinkmann N, Werner RA, Saurer M, Kahmen A (2020) Improving the extraction and purification of leaf and phloem sugars for oxygen isotope analyses. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 34: e8854.

Mathimaran N, Jegan S, Thimmegowda MN, Prabavathy VR, Yuvaraj P, Kathiravan R, Sivakumar MN, Manjunatha BN, Bhavitha NC, Sathish A, Shashidhar GC, Bagyaraj DJ, Ashok EG, Singh D, Kahmen A, Boller T, Mäder P (2020) Intercropping Transplanted Pigeon Pea With Finger Millet: Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Boost Yield While Reducing Fertilizer Input. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 4:88. doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2020.00088.

Möhl P, Hiltbrunner E, Körner C (2020) Halving sunlight reveals no carbon limitation of aboveground biomass production in alpine grassland. Global Change Biology 26: 1857– 1872.

Schönbeck L, Gessler A, Schaub M, Rigling A, Hoch G, Kahmen A, Li M (2020) Soil nutrients and lowered source:sink ratio mitigate effects of mild but not of extreme drought in trees. Environmental and Experimental Botany 169: 103905.

Schuldt B, Buras A, Arend A, Vitasse Y, Beierkuhnlein C, Damm A, Gharun M, Grams T, Hauck M, Hajek P, Hartmann H, Hiltbrunner E, Hoch G, Holloway-Phillips M, Körner C, Larysch E, LübbeT, Nelson DB, Rammig A, Rigling A, Rose L, K. Ruehr NK, Weiser F, Werner C, Wohlgemuth T, Zang C, Kahmen A (2020) A first assessment of the impact of the extreme 2018 summer drought on Central European forests. Basic and Applied Ecology 45: 86-103.

Singer D, Duckert C, Heděnec P, Lara E, Hiltbrunner E, Mitchell E.A.D (2020) High-throughput sequencing of litter and moss eDNA reveals a positive correlation between the diversity of Apicomplexa and their invertebrate hosts across alpine habitats. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 147:107837.

Singh D, Mathimaran N, Boller T, Kahmen A (2020) Deep-rooted pigeon pea promotes the water relations and survival of shallow-rooted finger millet during drought - despite strong competitive interactions at ambient water availability. PLoS One 15 (2), e0228993.

van der Veen I, Peterse F, Davenport J, Meese B, Bookhagen B, France-Lanord C, Kahmen A, Hassenruck-Gudipati HJ,, Gakurel A. Strecker MR, Sachse D (2020) Validation and limits of soil δ2H values and brGDGTs abundances for paleoaltimitry in the Himalayas. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 290: 408-423.

Wohlgemuth L, Osterwald S, Joseph C, Kahmen A, Hoch G, Alewell C, Jiskra M (2020) A bottom-up quantification of foliar mercury uptake fluxes across Europe. Biogeosciences 17: 6441-6456.

Ardenghi N, Mulch A, Koutsodendris A, Pross J, Kahmen A, Niedermeyer EM (2019) Temperature and moisture variability in the Eastern Mediterranean during Marine Isotope Stage 11–10, based on biomarker analysis of the Tenaghi Philippon peat deposit. Quaternary Science Reviews 225: UNSP 105977.

Bello J, Hasselquist NJ, Vallet P, Kahmen A, Perot T and Korboulewsky N (2019) Complementarity water uptake depth of Quercus petraea and Pinus sylvestris in mixed stands during an extreme drought. Plant and Soil 437: 93-115.

Brinkmann N, Eugster W, Buchmann N, Kahmen A (2019) Species-specific differences in water uptake depth of mature temperate trees vary with water availability in the soil. Plant Biology 71: 21-31.

Chiang C, Olsen JE, Basler D, Bånkestad D, Hoch G (2019) Latitude and weather influences on sunlight quality and the relationship to tree growth. Forests 10, 610 DOI:10.3390/f10080610.

Cormier M-A, Werner RA, Leuenberger MC, Kahmen A (2019) 2H-enrichment of carbohydrates and lipids in heterotrophic plants. Oecologia 189: 365-373.

De Boeck HJ, Hiltbrunner E, Jentsch A and Vandvik V (2019) Editorial: Responsesto climate changein thecold biomes. Front. Plant Sci. 10:347.

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: 334-349.

Dietrich L, Kahmen A (2019)Water relations of drought-stressed temperate trees benefit from short drought-intermitting rainfall events. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 265: 70-77.

Fataar S, Kahmen A and Luka H (2019) Innate and learned olfactory preferences to flowering plants by the parasitoid Cotesia rubecula (Marshall, 1885) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): potential impacts on conservation biological control. Biological Control 132: 16-22.

Hiltbrunner E, Körner C, Meier R, Braun S, Kahmen A (2019) Data do not support large-scale oligotrophication of terrestrial ecosystems. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3:1285-1286. DOI 10.1038/s41559-019-0948-5.

Hoch G (2019) Zwischen Nebelmeer und Trockenwüste: Die Kiefernwälder der Kanaren. Schweizerische Beiträge zur Dendrologie 69-70: 89-95

Guillemot, T., Stockhecke, M., Bechtel, A., Ladd, S.N., Nelson, DB, Schubert, C.J. (2019). Paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic variations around Lake Van (Eastern Turkey) recorded by sedimentary source specific biomarkers 250e130 ka (MIS7 and MIS6). Quaternary Science Reviews, 225, 105997. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.105997

Körner C, Riedl S, Keplinger T, Richter A, Wiesenbauer J, Schweingruber F, Hiltbrunner E (2019). Life at 0 °C: the biology of the alpine snowbed plant Soldanella pusilla. Alpine Botany. online. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00035-019-00220-8

Kosonen Z, Schnyder E, Hiltbrunner E, Thimonier A, Schmitt M, Seitler E, Thöni L. (2019). Current atmospheric nitrogen deposition still exceeds critical loads for sensitive, semi-natural ecosystems in Switzerland. Atmospheric Environment 211: 214-225.

Lucas A. Cernusak, Gregory R. Goldsmith, Matthias A and Rolf T.W. Siegwolf (2019) Effect of vapor pressure deficit on gas exchange in wild-type and abscisic acid-insensitive plants. Plant Physiology 181(4):pp.00436.2019.

Maloney AE, Nelson DB, Richey JN, Prebble M, Sear DA, Hassall JD, Langdon PG, Croudace IW, Zawadzki A, Sachs JP (2019) Reconstructing precipitation in the tropical South Pacific from dinosterol 2H/1H ratios in lake sediment. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 245: 190-206.

Parepa M, Kahmen A, Werner R, Buchmann N, Fischer M, Bossdorf O (2019) Invasive knotweed has greater resource-use efficiency than native plants: evidence from a 15N pulse chasing experiment. Oecologia 191: 389-396.

Pegoraro, L., de Vos, JM, Cozzolino, S. and Scopece, G., 2019. Shift in flowering time allows diploid and autotetraploid Anacamptis pyramidalis (Orchidaceae) to coexist by reducing competition for pollinators. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 191(2), pp.274-284. https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boz043

PetersRL, Speich M, Pappas, Kahmen A, von Arx G, Graf-Pannatier E, Steppe K, Treydte K, Stritih A, Fonti P (2019) Contrasting stomatal sensitivity to temperature and soil drought in mature alpine conifers. Plant, Cell & Environment 42: 1674-1689.

Piper F, Hoch G, Fajardo A (2019) Revisiting the relative growth rate hypothesis for gymnosperm and angiosperm species co-occurrence. American Journal of Botany 106: 101-102.

Schinteie R, Colangelo-Lillis JR, Hope JM, Chen J, Nelson DB, Jarrett AMJ, Brocks J (2019). Impact of drill core contamination on compound-specific carbon and hydrogen isotopic signatures. Organic Geochemistry 128, 161-171.

Singh D, Mathimaran N, Boller T, Kahmen A (2019) Bioirrigation: a common mycorrhizal network facilitates water transfer from pigeon pea to finger millet under drought. Plant and Soil 440: 277 - 292.

Holloway-Phillips M (2019) Illuminating photosynthesis in the mesophyll of diverse leaves. Plant Physiology 180(3): 1256-1258.

Steinman BA, Nelson DB, Abbott MB, Stansell ND, Finkenbinder MS, Finney BP (2019) Lake sediment records of Holocene hydroclimate and impacts of the Mount Mazama eruption, north-central Washington, USA. Quaternary Science Reviews 204: 17-36.

Weber R, Gessler A, Hoch G (2019) High carbon storage in carbon limited trees. New Phytologist 222: 171-182.


Burri S, Niklaus PA, Grassow K, Buchmann N, Kahmen A (2018) Effects of plant productivity and species richness on the drought response of soil respiration in temperate grasslands. PLoS One 13: e0209031 -18.

Bachofen C, Moser B, Hoch G, Ghazoul J, Wohlgemuth T (2018) No carbon ‘bet hedging’ under prolonged summer drought and elevated CO2. Journal of Ecology 106: 31-46.

Brinkmann N, Seeger S, Weiler M, Buchmann N, Eugster W, Kahmen A (2018) Employing δ2H and δ 18O values to estimate mean residence time and temporal origin of soil and xylem water in a temperate forest. New Phytologist 219: 1300-1313.

Cormier M-A, Werner RA, Saurer PE, Groecke DR, Leuenberger MC, Wieloch T, Schleucher J, Kahmen A (2018) 2H-fractionations during the biosynthesis of carbohydrates and lipids imprint a metabolic signal on the δ2H values of plant organic compounds. New Phytologist 218: 479-491.

Cuervo-Alarcon L, Arend M, Müller M, Sperisen C, Finkeldey R, Krutovsky KV (2018) Genetic variation and signatures of natural selection in populations of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) along precipitation gradients. Tree Genetics & Genomes 14: 84.

De Boeck H J, Hiltbrunner E, Verlinden M, Bassin S, Zeiter, M (2018) Legacy effects of climate extremes in alpine grassland. Frontiers in Plant Science 9: 1586.

de Vos JM*, Keller B*, Nowak MD, Keller B, Conti E. 2018. Mixed mating in homostylous species: genetic and experimental evidence from an alpine plant with variable herkogamy, Primula halleri. International Journal of Plant Sciences 179: 87-99. *: Shared first-authorship.

Dietrich L, Hoch G, Kahmen A, Körner C (2018) Losing half the conductive area hardly impacts the water status of mature trees. Scientific Reports 8: 15006.

Dietrich L, Zweifel R, Kahmen A (2018) Daily stem diameter variations can predict the canopy water status of mature temperate trees.Tree Physiology 38: 941-952.

Goolsby E, Moore AJ, Hancock LP, de Vos JM, Edwards EJ. 2018. Molecular evolution of photosynthesis genes during transitions to C4 and CAM metabolism. American Journal of Botany 105: 602-613.

Hancock LP, Obbens F, Moore AJ, Thiele K, de Vos JM, West J, Holtum JA, Edwards EJ. 2018. Phylogeny, evolution, and biogeographic history of Calandrinia (Montiaceae). American Journal of Botany 105: 1021-1034.

Hartmann H, Adams HD, Hammond WM, Hoch G, Landhausser S, Wiley E, Zaehle S (2018) Identifying differences in carbohydrate dynamics of seedlings and mature trees to improve carbon allocation in models for trees and forests. Environmental and Experimental Botany 152: 7-8.

Hiltbrunner E, Körner C (2018) Hotspot Furka. Biologische Vielfalt im Gebirge. Alpine Forschungs- und Ausbildungsstation Furka und Universität Basel, 60 Seiten. ISBN 978-3-033-06701-1.

Joseph J, Külls C, Arend M, Schaub M, Hagedorn F, Gessler A, Weiler M (2018) Application of a laser-based spectrometer for continuous insitu-measurements of stable isotopes of soil CO2 in calcareous and acidic soils. Soil Discussions, doi: 10.5194/soil-2018-9.

Körner C, Hiltbrunner E (2018) The 90 ways to describe plant temperature. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 30: 16-21.

Ladd SN, Nelson DB, Schubert CJ, Dubois N (2018) Lipid compound classes display diverging hydrogen isotope responses in lakes along a nutrient gradient. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 237: 103-119.

Landhäusser SM, Chow PS, Dickman LT, Furze M, Kuhlman I, Schmid S, Wiesenbauer J, Wild B, Gleixner G, Hartmann H, Hoch G, McDowell NG, Richardson AD, Richter A, Adams HD (2018) Standardized protocols and procedures can precisely and accurately quantify non-structural carbohydrates. Tree Physiology 38: 1764-1778

Moore AJ, de Vos JM, Hancock LP, Goolsby E, Edwards EJ. 2018. Targeted enrichment of large gene families for phylogenetic inference: phylogeny and molecular evolution of photosynthesis genes in the portullugo clade (Caryophyllales). Systematic Biology 67: 367-383

Müller M, Cuervo-Alarcon L, Gailing O, Rajendra KC, Chhetri MS, Seifert S, Arend M, Krutovsky KV, Finkeldey R (2018) Genetic variation of European beech populations and their progeny from northeast Germany to southwest Switzerland. Forests 9: 469.

Nelson DB, Ladd SN, Schubert C, Kahmen A (2018) Rapid atmospheric transport and large-scale deposition of recently synthesized plant biomarkers. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 222: 599-617.

Paudel I, Halpern M, Wagner Y, Raveh E, Yermiyahu U, Hoch G, Klein T (2018) Elevated CO2 compensates for drought effects in lemon saplings via stomatal downregulation, increased soil moisture, and increased wood carbon storage. Environmental and Experimental Botany 148: 117-127.

Peters RL, Fonti P, Frank DC, Poyatos R, Pappas C, Kahmen A, Carraro V, Prendin AL, Schneider L, Baltzer JL, Baron-Gafford GA, Dietrich L, Heinrich I, Minor RL, Sonnentag O, Ashley M, Wightman M, Steppe K (2018) Quantification of uncertainties in conifer sap flow measured with the thermal dissipation method. New Phytologist 219: 1283-1299.

Pflug E, Buchmann N, Siegwolf RTW, Schaub M, Rigling A, Arend M (2018) Resilient response of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) to severe summer drought and drought release. Frontiers in Plant Science 9, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00187.

Saharan K, Schütz L, Kahmen A, Wiemken A, Boller T, Mathimaran N (2018) Finger millet growth and nutrient uptake is improved in intercropping with pigeon pea through “biofertilization” and “bioirrigation” mediated by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. Frontiers in Environmental Science - Agroecology and Land Use Systems 6: 46.

Schoenbeck L, Gessler A, Hoch G, McDowell NG, Rigling A, Schaub M, Li MH (2018) Homeostatic levels of non-structural carbohydrates after 13 yr of drought and irrigation in Pinus sylvestris. New Phytologist 219: 1314-1324.

Scholz K, Hammerle A, Hiltbrunner E, Wohlfahrt G (2018) Analyzing the effects of growing season length on the net ecosystem production of an alpine grassland using model-data fusion. Ecosystems 21: 982-999.

Thomson SA, ..., de Vos JM, and 182 others. 2018. Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation. PLoS Biology 16: e2005075.

van den Bergh T, Körner C, Hiltbrunner E (2018) Alnus shrub expansion increases evapotranspiration in the Swiss Alps. Regional Environ Change 18:1375-1385.

Wang W, Wang Y, Hoch G, Wang Z, Gu J (2018) Linkage of root morphology to anatomy with increasing nitrogen availability in six temperate tree species. Plant and Soil 425: 189-200.

Weber R, Schwendener A, Schmid S, Lambert S, Wiley E, Landhäusser S, Hartmann H, Hoch G (2018) Living next to nothing: Tree seedlings can survive weeks with very low carbohydrate concentrations. New Phytologist 218: 107-118.

Bögelein R, Thomas FM, Kahmen A (2017) Leaf water 18O and 2H enrichment along vertical canopy profiles in a broadleaved and a conifer forest tree. Plant, Cell & Environment 40: 1086 - 1103. 

Bühlmann T, Caprez R, Hiltbrunner E, Körner C, Niklaus CA (2017) Nitrogen fixation by Alnus species boosts soil nitrous oxide emissions. European Journal of Soil Science 68: 740-748. 

Gamarra B, Kahmen A (2017) Low secondary leaf wax n-alkane synthesis on fully mature leaves of C3 grasses grown at controlled environmental conditions and variable humidity. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 31: 218-226.

García-Plazaola JI, Fernandez-Marin B, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Hoch G, Landais D, Milcu A, Tissue DT, Voltas J, Gessler A, Roy J, Resco de Dios V (2017) Endogenous circadian rhytms in pigment composition induce chnages in photochemical efficiency in plant canopies. Plant Cell and Environment 40: 1153-1162. 

Gessler A, Roy J, Kayler Z, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Bahn M, del Castillo J, Devidal S, García-Muñoz S, Landais D, Martín-Gomez P, Milcu A, Piel C, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Galiano L, Schaub M, Haeni M, Ravel O, Salekin S, Tissue DT, Tjoelker MG, Voltas J, Hoch G, Resco de Dios V (2017) Night and day -Circadian regulation of night-time dark respiration and light-enhanced dark respiration in plant leaves and canopies. Environmental and Experimental Botany 137:14-25. 

Goldsmith GR, Lehmann MM, Cernusak LA, Arend MA, Siegwolf RTW (2017) Inferring foliar water uptake using stable isotopes of water. Oecologia 184: 763-766.

Körner C, Hiltbrunner E (2017) The 90 ways to describe plant temperature. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 30: 16-21.

Lehmann MM, Gamarra B, Kahmen A, Siegwolf RTW, Saurer M (2017) Oxygen isotope fractionations across individual leaf carbohydrates in grass and tree species. Plant, Cell & Environment 40: 1658-1670. 

Liu J, Arend M, Yang W, Schaub M, Gessler A, Ni Y, Jiang Z, Rigling A, Li MH (2017) Effects of drought on leaf carbon source and growth of European beech are modulated by soil type. Scientific Reports 7: 42462. 

Mehring AS, Cook PLM, Evrard V, Grant SB, Levin LA (2017) Pollution-tolerant invertebrates enhance greenhouse gas flux in urban wetlands. Ecological Applications 27: 1852-1861. 

Munksgaard NC, Cheeseman AW, English NB, Zwart C, Kahmen A, Cernusak LA (2017) Identifying drivers of leaf water and cellulose stable isotope enrichment in Eucalyptus in northern Australia. Oecologia 183: 31-43. 

Nagelmüller S, Hiltbrunner E, Körner C (2017) Low temperature limits for root growth in alpine species are set by cell differentiation. AoB PLANTS  9: plx054; doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plx054.

Nelson DB, Knohl A, Sachse D, Enno Schefuß E, Kahmen A (2017) Sources and Abundances of Leaf Waxes in Aerosols in Central Europe. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 198: 299-314. 

Newberry SL, Nelson DB, Kahmen A (2017) Cryogenic vacuum artifacts do not affect plant water-uptake studies using stable isotope analysis. Ecohydrology.10.1002/eco.1892.

Newberry SL, Prechsl UE, Kahmen A (2017) Tightly bound soil water introduces isotopic memory effects on mobile and extractable soil water pools. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 53: 368 - 381. 

Piper FI, Fajardo A, Hoch G (2017) Single-provenance mature conifers show higher non-structural carbohydrate storage and reduced growth in a drier location. Tree Physiology 37: 1001-1010. 

Rach O, Engels S, Kahmen A, Brauer A, Martín-Puertas C, van Geel B, Sachse D (2017) Hydrological and ecological changes in western Europe between 3200 and 2000 cal years BP derived from lipid biomarker δD values in Lake Meerfelder Maar sediments. Quaternary Science Reviews 172: 44-54.

Rach O,Kahmen A, Brauer A, Sachse D (2017) A dual-biomarker approach for quantification of changes in relative humidity from sedimentary lipid D/H ratios. Climate of the Past 13: 741-757. 

Schmid S, Palacio S, Hoch G (2017) Growth reduction after defoliation is independent of CO2 supply in deciduous and evergreen young oaks. New Phytologist 214: 1153-1162. 

Symanczik S, Gisler M, Thonar C, Schlaeppi K, Van der Heijden M, Kahmen A, Boller T, Maeder P (2017) Application of mycorrhiza and soil from a permaculture system improved phosphorus acquisition in naranjilla. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1263. 

Wiley E, Hoch G, Lanhäusser S (2017) Dying piece by piece: carbohydrate dynamics in aspen (Populus tremuloides) seedlings under severe carbon stress. Journal of Experimental Botany 68: 5221-5232.

Brinkmann N, Eugster W, Zweifel R, Buchmann N, Kahmen A (2016) Temperate tree species show identical response in tree water deficit but different sensitivities in sap flow to summer soil drying. Tree Physiology 36: 1508-1519.

Martínez-Vilalta J, Sala A, Asensio D, Galiano L, Hoch G, Palacio S, Piper FI, Lloret F (2016) Dynamics of non-structural carbohydrates in terrestrial plants: a global synthesis. Ecological Monographs 86: 495-516.

Gamarra B, Sachse D, Kahmen A (2016) Effects of leaf water evaporative 2H enrichment and biosynthetic fractionation on leaf wax n-alkane δ2H values in C3 and C4 grasses. Plant, Cell & Environment 39:2390 – 2403.

Bühlmann T, Körner C, Hiltbrunner E. (2016) Shrub expansion of Alnus viridis drives former montane grassland into nitrogen saturation. Ecosystems 19: 968-985. doi:10.1007/s10021-016-9979-9.

De Boeck HJ, Bassin S, Verlinden M, Zeiter M, Hiltbrunner E (2016) Simulated heat waves affected alpine grassland only in combination with drought. New Phytologist 209: 531-541; doi: 10.1111/nph.13601.

Klein T, Vitasse Y, Hoch G (2016) Coordination between growth, phenology, and carbon storage in three coexisting deciduous tree species in a temperate forest. Tree Physiology 36: 847-855.

Körner C, Basler D, Hoch G, Kollas C, Lenz A, Randin C, Vitasse Y, Zimmermann NE (2016) Where, why and how? Explaining the low temperature range limits of temperate tree species. Journal of Ecology 104: 1076-1088.

Nagelmüller S, Hiltbrunner E, Körner C (2016) Critically low soil temperatures for root growth and root morphology in three alpine plant species. Alpine Botany 126: 11-21.

Plavcova L, Morris H, Hoch G, Ghiasi, Jansen S (2016) The amount of parenchyma and living fibers affects storage of non-structural carbohydrates in young stems and roots of temperate trees. American Journal of Botany 103: 603-612.

Sedlacek J, Cortés AJ, Wheeler J, Bossdorf O, HochG, Klápště J, Lexer C, Rixen C, Wipf S, Karrenberg S, van Kleunen M (2016) Evolutionary potential in the Alpine: trait heritabilities and performance variation of the dwarf willow Salix herbacea from different elevations and microhabitats. Ecology and Evolution 6: 3940-3952. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2171.

Wheeler JA, Cortés AJ, Sedlacek J, Karrenberg S, van Kleuen M, Wipf S, Hoch G, Bossdorf O, Rixen C (2016) The snow and the willows: Earlier spring snowmelt reduces performance in the low-lying alpine shrub Salix herbacea. Journal of Ecology 104: 1041-1050. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12579.

Lenz A, Hoch G, Vitasse Y (2016) Fast acclimation of freezing resistance suggests no influence of winter minimum temperature on the range limit of European beech. Tree Physiology 36: 490-501.

Lenz A, Hoch G, Körner C, Vitasse Y (2016) Convergence of leaf-out towards minimum risk of freezing damage in temperate trees. Functional Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12623.

Cernusak LA, Barbour MM, Cheesman AW, English NB, Field TS, Helliker BR, Holloway-Phillips MM, Holtum JAM, Kahmen A, McInerney FA, Munksgaard NC, Simonin KA, Song X, Stuart-Williams H, West JB, Farquhar GD (2016)  Stable isotope enrichment in leaf water of terrestrial plants. Plant, Cell & Environment 39:1087-1102.

Nelson, D.B., Sachs, J.P. (2016) Galápagos hydroclimate of the Common Era from paired microalgal and mangrove biomarker 2H/1H values. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113: 3476-3481. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1516271113.

Bühlmann T, Hiltbrunner E, Körner C, Rihm B, Achermann B (2015) Induction of indirect N2O and NO emissions by atmospheric nitrogen deposition in (semi-)natural ecosystems in Switzerland. Atmos Environ 103: 94-101. 

Tuthorn M, Zech R, Ruppenthal M, Oelmann Y, Kahmen A, del Valle HF, Eglinton T, Rozanski K, Zech M (2015) Coupling δ2H and δ18O biomarker results yields information on relative humidity and isotopic composition of precipitation – a climate transect validation study. Biogeosciences 12: 3913-3924. 

Craine JM, Elmore AJ, Wang L, Augusto L, Baisden TW, Brookshire ENJ, Cramer MD, Hasselquist NJ, Hobbie EA, Kahmen A, Koba K, Kranabetter JM, Mack MC, Marin-Spiotta E, Mayor JR, McLauchlan KK, Michelsen A, Nardoto GB, Oliveira RS, Perakis SS, Peri PL, Quesada CA, Richter A, Schipper LA, Stevenson BA, Turner BL, Viani RAG, Wanek W, Zeller B (2015) Convergence of soil nitrogen isotopes across global climate gradients. Nature Scientific Reports 5: 8280. 

Gamarra B and Kahmen A (2015) Concentrations and δ2H values of cuticular n-alkanes vary significantly among plant organs, species and habitats in grasses from an alpine and a temperate European grasslands. Oecologia 178: 981-998. 

Hoch G (2015) Carbon reserves as indicators for carbon limitation in trees. Progress in Botany 76: 321-346. 

Klein T, Hoch G (2015) Tree carbon allocation dynamics determined using a carbon mass balance approach. New Phytologist 205: 147-159. 

Newberry SL, Kahmen A, Dennis P, Grant A (2015) n-Alkane biosynthetic hydrogen isotope fractionation is not constant throughout the growing season in the riparian tree Salix viminalis. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 165: 75-85. 

Obojes N, Bahn M, Tasser E, Walde J, Inauen N, Hiltbrunner E, Saccone P, Lochet J, Clement JC, Lavorel S, Tappeiner U, Körner C (2015) Vegetation effects on the water balance of mountain grasslands depend on climatic conditions. Ecohydrology 8:552-569. 

Palacio S, Lenz A, Wipf S, Hoch G, Rixen C (2015) Bud freezing resistance in alpine shrubs across snow depth gradients. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 118: 95-101. 

Prechsl UE, Burri S, Gilgen AK, Kahmen A, Buchmann N (2015) No shift to deeper water uptake depth in response to summer drought of two lowland and sub-alpine C3 grasslands in Switzerland. Oecologia 177: 97-111. 

Puri E, Hoch G, Körner C (2015) Defoliation reduces growth but not carbon reserves in Mediterranean Pinus pinaster trees. Trees - Structure and Function 29: 1187-1196. 

Quentin AG,...Hoch G,...et al. (2015) Non-structural carbohydrates in woody plants compared among laboratories. Tree Physiology 35: 1146-1165. 

Ramirez JA, Posada JM, Handa IT, Hoch G, Vohland M, Messier C, Reu B (2015) Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) predicts non-structural carbohydrate concentrations in different tissue types of a broad range of tree species. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6:1018-1025. 

Roden JS, Kahmen A, Buchmann N, Siegwolf RTW (2015) The enigma of effective path length for 18O enrichment in leaf water of conifers. Plant, Cell & Environment. 38: 2551-2565. 

Sachse D, Dawson TE, Kahmen A (2015) Seasonal variation of leaf wax n-alkane production and δD values from the evergreen oak tree, Quercus agrifolia. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 51: 124-142. 

Sedlacek J, Wheeler JA, Cortés AJ, Bossdorf O, Hoch G, Lexer C, Wipf S, Karrenberg S, van Kleuen M, Rixen C (2015) The response of the alpine dwarf shrub Salix herbacea to altered snowmelt timing: lessons from a multi-site transplant experiment. PLoS ONE 10: e0122395. 

Wheeler JA, Schnider F, Sedlacek J, Cortés AJ, Wipf S, Hoch G, Rixen C (2015) With a little help from my friends: community facilitation increases performance in the dwarf shrub Salix herbacea. Basic and Applied Ecology 16: 202-209.

Crausbay S, Genderjahn S, Hotchkiss S, Sachse D, Kahmen A, Arndt SK (2014) Vegetation dynamics at the upper reaches of a tropical montane forest are driven by disturbance over the past 7300 years. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 46: 787-799.

Hiltbrunner E, Aerts R, Bühlmann T, Huss-Danell K, Magnusson B, Myrold DD, Reed SC, Bjarni DS, Körner C (2014) Ecological consequences of the expansion of N2-fixing plants in cold biomes. Oecologia 176: 11-24.

Prechsl UE, Gilgen AK, Kahmen A, Buchmann N (2014) Reliability and quality of water isotope data collected with a low budget rain collector. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28: 879-885.

Tuthorn M, Zech M, Ruppenthal M, Oelmann Y, Kahmen A, del Valle HF, Wilcke W, Glaser B (2014) Oxygen isotope ratios (18O/16O) of hemicellulose-derived sugar biomarkers in plants, soils and sediments as paleoclimate proxy II: Insight from a climate transect study. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 126: 624-634.

Vicca S, Bahn M, Estiarte M, van Loon EE, Vargas R, Alberti G, Ambus P, Arain MA, Beier C, Bentley LP, Borken W, Buchmann N, Collins SL, de Dato G, Dukes JS, Escolar C, Fay P, Guidolotti G, Hanson PJ, Kahmen A, Kröel-Dulay G, Ladreiter-Knauss T, Larsen KS, Lellei-Kovacs E, Lebrija-Trejos E, Maestre FT, Marhan S, Marshall M, Meir P, Miao Y, Muhr J, Niklaus PA, Ogaya R, Peñuelas J, Poll C, Rustad LE, Savage K, Schindlbacher A, Schmidt IK, Smith AR, Sotta ED, Suseela V, Tietema A, van Gestel N, van Straaten O, Wan S, Weber U, Janssens IA. (2014) Can current moisture responses predict soil CO2efflux under altered precipitation regimes? A synthesis of manipulation experiments. Biogeosciences 11: 2991–3013.

Cortés AJ, Waeber S, Lexer C, Sedlacek J, Wheeler JA, van Kleuen M, Bossdorf O, Hoch G, Rixen C, Wipf S, Karrenberg S (2014) Small-scale patterns in snowmelt timing affect genetic diversity and gene flow in the alpine dwarf shrub Salix herbacea. Heredity 113: 233-239.

Klein T, Hoch G (2014) Tree carbon allocation dynamics determined using a carbon mass balance approach. New Phytologist 205: 147-159.

Klein T, Hoch G, Yakir D, Körner C (2014) Drought stress, growth, and nonstructural carbohydrate dynamics of pine trees in a semi-arid forest. Tree Physiology 34: 981-992.

Lenz A, Vitasse Y, Hoch G, Körner C (2014) Growth and carbon relations of temperate deciduous tree species at their upper elevation range limit. Journal of Ecology 102: 1537-1548.

Rehm EM, Lenz A, Hoch G, Körner C (2014) Spring patterns of freezing resistance and photosynthesis of two leaf phenotypes of Hedera helix. Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 543-550.

Vitasse Y, Lenz A, Hoch G, Körner C (2014) Earlier leaf-out rather than difference in freezing resistance puts juvenile trees at greater risk of damage than adult trees. Journal of Ecology 104: 981-988.

Vitasse Y, Lenz A, Kollas C, Randin CF, Hoch G, Körner C (2014) Genetic vs. non-genetic responses of leaf morphology and growth to elevation in temperate tree species. Functional Ecology 28: 243-252.

Palacio S, Hoch G, Anna Sala, Körner C, Millard P (2014) Does carbon storage limit tree growth? New Phytologist 201: 1096-1100. 

Wheeler JA, Hoch G, Cortés AJ, Sedlacek J, Wipf S, Rixen C (2014) Increased spring freezing vulnerability for alpine shrubs under early snowmelt. Oecologia 175: 219-229.

Schenker G, Lenz A, Körner C, Hoch G (2014) Physiological minimum temperatures for root growth in seven common European broad-leaved tree species. Tree Physiology, 34: 302-313.

Schmidt C, Dietrich L - (2014) - Chemie für Biologen. Springer Spektrum, ISBN 978-3-642-55423-0 (academic textbook in german language)

Dietrich L, Körner C (2014) Thermal imaging reveals massive heat accumulation in flowers across a broad spectrum of alpine taxa. Alpine Botany124: 27-35


Hoffmann B, Kahmen A, Cernusak LA, Arndt SK, Sachse D (2013) Abundance and distribution of leaf wax n-alkanes in leaves of Acacia and Eucalyptus trees along a strong humidity gradient in northern Australia. Organic Geochemistry 62: 62-67.

Cernusak LA and Kahmen A (2013) The multifaceted relationship between leaf water 18O enrichment and transpiration rate. Plant, Cell & Environment 36: 1239-1241.

Kahmen A, Schefuß E, Sachse D (2013)Leaf water deuterium enrichment shapes leaf wax n-alkane δD values of angiosperm plants I: Experimental evidence and mechanistic insight. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 111: 39-49.

Kahmen A, Hoffmann B, Schefuß E, Arndt SK, Cernusak LS, West JB, Sachse D (2013)Leaf water deuterium enrichment shapes leaf wax n-alkane δD values of angiosperm plants II: Observational evidence and global implications. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 111: 50-63.


GarcinY, Schwab-LavričVF, Gleixner G, KahmenA, TodouG, SénéO, OnanaJ-M, AchoundongG, Sachse D (2012)Hydrogen isotope ratios of lacustrine sedimentary n-alkanes as proxies of tropical African hydrology: insights from a calibration transect across Cameroon.Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 79: 106-126.

Sachse D, Chikaraishi Y, Dawson TE, Feakins SJ, Freeman KH, Magill C, McInerney FA, van der Meer  M, Pedentchouk N, Polissar P, Robins R, Schmidt HL, Sessions AL, White JWC, West JB, Kahmen A (2012) The hydrogen-isotopic composition of organic biomarkers from photosynthesizing organisms. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 40: 221-249.


Kahmen A, Dawson TE, Vieth A, Sachse D (2011) Leaf wax n-alkane δD values are determined early in the ontogeny of deciduous Populus trichocarpa leaves. Plant, Cell & Environment 34: 1639-1651.

Kahmen A, Sachse D, Arndt SK, Farrington H, Vitousek PM, Dawson TE (2011) Cellulose δ18O is an index of leaf to air vapor pressure difference (VPD) in tropical plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 108: 1981-1096.


Sachse D, Gleixner G, Wilkes H, Kahmen A (2010) Leaf wax n-alkane δD values of a field-grown barley reflect leaf water δD values at the time of leaf formation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74: 6741-6750.

Stein C, Unsicker SB, Kahmen A, Wagner M, Audorff V, Auge H, Prati D, Weisser WW (2010) Impact of invertebrate herbivory in grasslands depends on plant diversity. Ecology 91: 1639-1650.

Kahmen A, Livesley SJ, Arndt SK (2009) High potential but low actual glycine uptake of dominant plant species in three Australian land-use types with intermediate N availability. Plant and Soil 325: 109-121.


Sachse D, Kahmen A, Gleixner G (2009) Significant seasonal variation in the hydrogen isotopic composition of leaf-wax lipids for two deciduous ecosystems (Fagus sylvatica and Acer pseudoplananus). Organic Geochemistry 40: 732-742.

Kahmen A, Simonin S, Tu KP, Goldsmith GR, Dawson TE (2009) The influence of species and growing conditions on the 18-O enrichment of leaf water and its impact on “effective path length”. New Phytologist 184: 619-630.

Craine JM, Elmore AJ , Aidar MPM, Bustamante M, Dawson TE, Hobbie EA, Kahmen A, Mack MC, McLauchlan KK, Michelsen A, Nardoto GB, Pardo LH, Peñuelas J, Reich PB, Schuur EAG, Stock WD, Templer PH, Virginia RA, Welker JM, Wright IJ (2009) Global patterns of foliar nitrogen isotopes and their relationships with climate, mycorrhizal fungi, foliar nutrient concentrations, and nitrogen availability. New Phytologist 183: 980-992.


Kahmen A, Wanek W, Buchmann N (2008) Foliar δ 15N values characterize soil N cycling andreflect nitrate or ammonium preference of plants along a temperate grassland gradient. Oecologia 156: 861-870.

Kahmen A, Simonin K, Tu KP, Merchant A, Callister A, Siegwolf R, Dawson TE, Arndt SK (2008) Effects of environmental parameters, leaf physiological properties and leaf water relations on leaf water d18O enrichment in different Eucalyptus species. Plant, Cell & Environment 31: 738-751.

Tylianakis JM, Rand TA, Kahmen A, Klein AM, Buchmann N, Perner J, Tscharntke T (2008) Resource heterogeneity moderates the biodiversity-function relationship in real world ecosystems. PLoS Biology 6(5): 947-956.


Wagner M, Kahmen A, Schlumprecht H, Audorff V, Perner J, Buchmann N, Weisser W (2007) Prediction of herbage yield in grassland: How well do Ellenberg N-values perform in comparison with other approaches? Journal of Applied Vegetation Science 10: 15-24.


Unsicker SB, Baer N, Kahmen A, Wagner M, Buchmann N, Weisser WW (2006) Invertebrate herbivory along a gradient of plant species diversity in extensively managed grasslands. Oecologia 150: 233-246.

Kahmen A, Renker C, Unsicker SB, Buchmann N (2006) Niche complementarity for nitrogen use - An explanation for the biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relationship in grasslands? Ecology 87: 1244-1255.

Börstler B, Renker C, Kahmen A, Buscot F (2006) Species composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in two mountain meadows with differing management types and levels of plant biodiversity. Biology and Fertility of Soils 42: 286-298.


Unsicker SB, Renker C, Kahmen A, Spindler S, Buchmann N, Weisser W (2005) Testing the efficiency of three 15N-labeled nitrogen compounds for indirect labeling of grasshoppers via plants in the field. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 116: 219-226.

Perner J, Wytrykush C, Kahmen A, Buchmann N, Egerer I, Creutzburg S, Odat N, Audorff V, Weisser W (2005) Effects of plant diversity, plant productivity and habitat parameters on arthropod abundance in montane European grasslands. Ecography 28: 429-442.

Kahmen A, Perner J, Buchmann N (2005) Diversity dependent productivity in semi-natural grasslands following climate perturbations. Functional Ecology 19: 594-601.

➙ Highlighted in Nature News and Views by Moore, PD (2005). Nature 437: 959-960.

Kahmen A and Jules ES (2005) Assessing the recovery of a long lived herb following logging: Trillium ovatum across a 424-year chronosequence. Forest Ecology and Management 210: 107-116.

Kahmen A, Perner J, Audorff J, Weisser W, Buchmann N (2005) Effects of plant diversity, community composition and environmental parameters on productivity in semi-natural montane European grasslands. Oecologia 142: 606-615.


Arndt SK, Kahmen A, Arampatsis C, PoppM, Adams M (2004) Nitrogen metabolism and importance of nitrogen fixation in perennial plants in a hyperarid desert with a constant groundwater table. Oecologia 141: 385-394.

Hoch G (2015) Carbon reserves as indicators for carbon limitation in trees. In: Lüttge U, Beyschlag W, Cushman J (Editors) Progress in Botany 76. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 321-346.

Kahmen A and Buchmann N (2007) Addressing the value of biodiversity for ecosystem functioning using stable isotopes. In: Dawson TE and Siegwolf R (Editors) Isotopes as indicators of ecological change. Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego, USA, pp. 347-359.

Tu KP, Bowen G, Hemming D, Kahmen A, Knohl A, Lai C-T, Werner C. (2007) Stable isotopes as indicators, tracers and recorders of ecological change: Synthesis and outlook. In: Dawson TE, Siegwolf R (Editors) Isotopes as indicators of ecological change. Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego, USA, pp. 399-405.

Kahmen A (2005) Biodiversity and functioning of selected terrestrial ecosystems: Grasslands. In: Bartlott W, Porembski S, Linsenmair KE (Editors) Biodiversity: Structure and Function. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford, UK, [http://www.eolss.net].

Kahmen A, Arampatsis C, Arndt SK (2004) Nutrient supply and nitrogen metabolism of perennial plant species in the Taklimakan desert. In: Runge M and Ximing Z (Editors) Ecophysiology and habitat requirements of perennial plant species in the Taklimakan desert. ISBN 3-8322-2582-X, Shaker Verlag, Aachen, pp. 135-146.

Buchmann N, Knohl A, Hahn V, Soe A, Kahmen A, Temperton V (2003) Stoffkreisläufe und Biodiversität in terrestrischen Ökosystemen. In: Jahrbuch 2003 der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft. ISBN 3-598-24930-6, K.G. Saur Verlag, München.